Apache is the widely known term for the Apache HTTP server, a very commonly used web server software maintained by the Apache Software Foundation.

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How can I access my XAMPP vhosts from a test browsers running inside Virtual Box?

Currently I'm doing development using XAMPP on OSX Snow Leopard. For Windows IE testing I want to use Virtual Box. How can I configure Virtual Box to let me access my local machine and various Apache ...
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apache2 or apache2-mpm-prefork, which one is more secure?

From a pure security perspective, and on a Debian (or derivative, such as Ubuntu) system, what should one be installing as a web server? apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 OR apache2-mpm-...
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Mac OS X Snow Leopard 403 Forbidden

After an update to my computer my server on Snow Leopard has become unstable. I continually get Forbidden 403 issues on every page that I try to access. I can upload my apache log files...just not ...
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What are good resources for getting started with Apache Tomcat 7?

We need to set up an Apache Tomcat 7 installation and get a third party software up and running. We have never used Apache Tomcat at all, although we are experienced Java developers, for what that's ...
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localhost 403 - How to set right permissions?

My DocumentRoot is set to /var/workspace/www drwxrwx--- 110 radek www-data 4096 Jul 11 11:34 www Firstly i had 777 permissions on that folder (and all files inside), but i don't like it, because ...
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IIS7 unchecked in windows component list yet when go to http://localhost still directs me to IIS7. How to get to Apache?

IIS7 was turned off on my Windows 7 system, Under control panel services and applications no web publishing appears. Have Apache, et. al. installed with Wampserver. Yet when I try to access the ...
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Automated backup of Apache & MySQL sites to live remote servers

I'm looking for a nice utility to maintain backup instances of my LAMP-based web applications. (LAMP = Linux Apache MySQL PHP {don't care about the PHP part}). I want the backup instances to be ...
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Fix group in files/folders on Mac OS X to view in Apache?

I copied a directory from a Windows server into the defined document root of my MacBook's installation of Apache. However, the file permissions are wrong. I've tried setting both the user and group to ...
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Can inadyn dynamically update IP addresses on ports other than 80?

I've got myself an account on afraid.org, and I've successfully got inadyn updating it using the default port of 80. I'd now like to branch out from : http://mydomain.co.uk to 1.2.3.4:80 to map ...
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permissions for apache user

I have apache set to the _www user account. Every time I create a file in the site directory, It's getting created with owner/group of myusername / wheel, so apache doesn't have access to it and I ...
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linux file permissions for fastcgi socket file and containing folder

I am trying to set up mod_fcgid on my server. Part of the requirement is that Apache needs to create a socket file for mod_fcgid. I specified the folder for Apache to write the socket data to: /...
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Apache doesn't look at httpd.conf on mac

I use apache on my MacBook to test SSL with my rails applications, turned it on today and its not working. I just get "Safari can’t connect to the server." for any https requests and I can't work out ...
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configure Apache to open .js file with php in very specific folder

I want .js files in some very specific folder to be rendered with PHP by Apache. Where can I set it, and how? In other words: I want apache to deal with files with extension js, as if they are with ...
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Apache server immediately shuts down

I just installed MySql 5.1.49, Apache 2.2.16 and PHP 5.3.3 on my Vista Home Basic. I followed the instructions in the "Sam's Teach Yourself", adding: LoadModule php5_module C:/php/php5apache2_2.dll ...
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Find which config file Apache uses to find virtual host

I have a rather complicated Apache setup: some config files have to be manually written and some have to be automatically generated. So far, I've had no problems. But now, I've just tried to set a ...
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How do I install mod_wsgi2.6 in Ubuntu?

I am having a problem while installing mod_wsgi 2.6 which supports Python 2.5 but I have Python 2.6 as the default in Ubuntu. Can you please tell me whether I have to find a mod_wsgi version ...
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How to host a torrent server?

I use Apache on my machine to share some files over office network. How can I host them over torrent instead of sending them over http?
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Library conflict in Mac OS X

I was trying to install the ImageMagick library on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and first I tried port and, after it failed, homebrew. It updated some dependencies and installed ImageMagick without problems....
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Running apache with the doc root as an SMB share

I'm in Ubuntu 10.10, just mounted my new NAS in the /media directory. I then proceeded to add a new DNS entry called newtesting.cdw, and added this as a virtual host to my apache (using webmin). When ...
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Dynamic local network names for virtual hosts

I've configured a virtual machine for use as a web development platform to distribute to web developers in my company. Currently, I have the install script for each site creating a new virtual host ...
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What is Apache 2 busy doing?

I'm using Apache 2.2.17 on Ubuntu - Apache seems to be occupying 100% of the CPU. How can I know what Apache is busy doing to cause such high CPU usage? Should I use some stack tracing tools? Or ...
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Apache Multiple Sites: Show different site to visitors on domain-name than to IP address?

I want to set up my server for multiple sites but I want a good error message if people try to access them by the IP, is there any way to set this up in httpd.conf? I know you have to use virtualhosts ...
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How to set-up my webserver properly on my local network?

I have an intranet (inside the network) website, but it is somewhat of a pain. First of all, this is a home network, if that helps anyone. I have a computer running Apache web server with PHP, and I ...
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Redirect all non www visitors to the www [closed]

I keep getting variations of the following answer, and it doesn't work RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www.alwaysroaming.com$ RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.alwaysroaming.com/$1 [R=301,L] The reason this ...
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ionCube - Works on CLI but not with HTTP

-- I've tried this question on server fault without much success, maybe i'll be more lucky here, I'll delete the original if I can get an answer here -- I'm trying to install ionCube loader on a ...
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PHP build tutorial assumes libphp5.so was built - it wasn't

I'm following this tutorial http://www.php.net/manual/en/install.unix.apache2.php I've gotten to the part where libphp5.so should magically be in modules/ after the PHP install, but it's not. I've ...
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Ubuntu Vserver (Strato): wsgi script is shown as plain text

I have tested the configuration on a local Gentoo box, but on my Strato-vServer it does not work: $ apache2 -M|grep wsgi wsgi_module (shared) # cat /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default <...
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apache throws 500 error on php error

Hey guys, I just installed apache2 with curl and php5. I haven't touched the config files, and every time my php throws an error (function doesn't exists, variable not set, etc), instead of display ...
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How to make no one able to connect to my localserver except me?

I've installed a LAMP server locally and I want it to only be accessible from my own computer (not even my local network), only through loopback. Is this possible to do securely? If so, how?
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Apache can't bind to address [::]:80, already in use

I run sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 start and get this: Starting httpd2 (prefork) (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address [::]:80 (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not ...
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How I restore Apache to a usable state from a time machine backup?

I have just restored a time machine backup to a new Macbook Pro. Everything seems to work fine apart from Apache. I am a PHP developer so have a custom setup but use the stock apache install with a ...
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VirtualBox Apache needs to be accessed from the Ubuntu host

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 host on which I installed VirtualBox VM. In VirtualBox, I have installed two other Ubuntu machines mainly with the same configuration. I am trying to achieve a High Availability ...
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Changing content depending on refferal

On my personal website, I occasionally write some development related tutorials. It has brought to my attention that another website literary copies my tutorials, it even leaves the links to source ...
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Can't cd into my own directory?

On an EC2 instance I have changed Apache's log location to a different directory than the default. This is so that I can hold the logs on a (non-boot, only data) EBS. However, I can't cd into the ...
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Apache won't start with 2 or more VirtualHosts

I have an OpenVZ VPS running Ubuntu 10.04, and a standard install of Apache2, PHP, the usual. I am trying to set up multiple hostname-based VHosts to allow all of my users to have access to some ...
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Django/Apache/mod_wsgi: how to avoid 403 without making home dir world-executable?

[Please see bottom of question for latest status!] I'm trying to set up Django with Apache + mod_wsgi on a vanilla Debian 6.0 machine. Unfortunately, when I go to the machine's IP address in a ...
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Apache2 RewriteRule not working

I have this in my /srv/www/htdocs/.htaccess file: RewriteEngine On #turn on rewite engine RewriteRule ^schedule/?$ index.php?page=schedule [NC,L] RewriteRule ^music/?$ index.php?page=music [NC,L] ...
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Allowing apache access to a subdirectory in a home directory without access to the home directory

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 desktop with encrypted home directories. I do development work on my computer and I want to have my webroot directory to be within my home directory so it is encrypted with ...
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Options for SSL-encrypted reverse proxy

I am looking to provide almost a... VPN of sorts... for my company. I can setup a reverse proxy for external people to get into our web apps with Squid. That's no problem. I can even setup stunnel on ...
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shell script post commit hook that just does date > /tmp/post-commit.log nothing is written to log file

I installed svn server with apache 2 on ubuntu 10 i have created a post-commit.sh with a single 2 lines of code repository/hooks/post-commit.sh: #!/bin/sh date > /tmp/post-commit.log nothing ...
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Problems running Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu (Maverick)

Yesterday I started this post but since StackExchange's login system is so strange, I can't seem to log into my account, even using the same exact email and password combo (just treating me as a whole ...
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How can I configure apache to use https instead of http for some requests?

For some of the files that I share using Apache, I want to make sure that they are served ONLY via https. How can I configure this for Apache?
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Installing a wiki on Snow Leopard

I want to install twiki on my mac and serve it from ~/Sites/. Because the wiki has code to be run, I have to modify the user and group of wiki's files and directories, but I'm not sure about the ...
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Mac OS: Mysql, PHP, Apache not working!

Mysql j:~ julian$ mysql -bash: mysql: command not found Apache/PHP Forbidden to access / on the server.
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Can't reach my home server from outside

I have a static ip address granted by my ISP. I have a small home server (Ubuntu server+ Apache) and I maintain a website which used to be reachable by domain name and by ip address. Suddenly I ...
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Xammp error while starting apache and mysql services

I installed XAMPP on my sister's computer and I have no clue as to why apache and mysql won't start. I thought that it had to do with her firewall but I have turned it off and it still refuses to ...
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Launchd doesn't give apache (XAMPP) all priviledges at startup

I use Mac OS X and use Launchd to automatically start XAMPP. I have set the apache user set to be the same as my account name in httpd.conf User cwd Group nogroup Well, if I just let the computer ...
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Apache keeps logging errors to /var/log/error.log

I am using name based Virtual hosting on an apache server on Ubuntu 10.0.4 Here is a snippet of one of my sites (in /etc/apache/sites-enabled) <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example.com ...
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web server not responding

I am setting up Apache server on my Windows 7 machine. My machine is directly connected to the cable modem; so I believe that my machine has an internet IP (not just a local IP). I am able to open my ...
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simple problem on apache site gets downloaded

I created a lamp (Linux Apache Mysql PHP) installation on a home computer. I downloaded a package known as ilias and extracted it in document root as /var/www/ilias now when ever I try to install ...