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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403 Forbidden Error on Mac OS X Localhost

I set up Web Sharing in System Preferences on Mac OS X 10.6 and clicked the link it gave me there. Unfortuantely, Apache gave me this 403 error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access ...
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How to change owner of the folder on Ubuntu

I have two partitions and one of them had been formated under NTFS. Ubuntu sees it like /media/DOCS. I have a web site in /media/DOCS/Dropbox/AuthoringTool_Working. I have configured Apache and ...
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Why does clicking links on my site not change the URL in the browser's address bar?

I expect this is a basic question but I'm not sure what to search for in order to get the answer... I'm hosting a site using Apache 2.2 (on Mac OS X 10.6) and I use a Directory and an Alias directive ...
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Apache Virtual Hosts on Windows 7 run SLOW

I installed Apache 2 on my Windows 7 box last week and all seemed to run fine. I had an issue where 'localhost' took a long time to load, but actually typing in the IP 127.0.0.1 in the address bar of ...
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File/folder permissions and groups on Linux with Apache

I'm trying to learn about permissions on linux webserver with apache. Some clues to the system: The server I have to play around with is Fedora based. Apache runs as apache:apache. To allow for e.g. ...
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generate specific apache httpd error codes for testing

I'm testing client software which responds differently depending on a webserver's response code. For the purposes of testing, I need to configure my Apache server to return specific error codes, ...
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ssl on localhost and apache server

How do I do SSL on localhost? How do I do it on live server?
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Apache DynDNS subdomain

I'm trying to setup a webserver at home using the free DynDNS service and subdomains. I've been successful hosting a single site with DynDNS, but now I want to setup subdomains so that I can host ...
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Why run apache under it's own user name?

By default apache runs under user nobody. Is there a reason I would want to change that? Does it make things more secure?
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How to redirect http://mysite/css/ to http://server1.mysite.com/css?

How can i redirect all requests passed to http://mysite.com/css to http://otherserver.otherserver.com/css ? User typing http://mysite.com/css/somefile.css and go redirect to ...
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.htaccess to restrict access to only select files

I have a directory in my webserver for which I would like to serve up only pdf files. I found I can restrict access using the .htaccess, and using something like <FilesMatch "\.(text,doc)"> ...
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problems with Apache on Snow Leopard

I kind of screwed up the Apache "stuff" on my Mac. Usually when I visit http://localhost/, I would see the "It Works!" but now it just lists the directory and files inside ...
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How to setup a site that works in a home network

Please help, I don't have any idea on how to host a webpage on a home network. Its just in a home network with 3-4 computers connected with a hub. And I've already installed wampserver on the computer ...
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Is it possible to rsync your web site to another backup server and use the same .htaccess files?

I am trying to use rsync to replicate all the files from one web server to another server that could act as a backup if the first one went down. The problem I am having is that the .htaccess file ...
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Solution for running asp and php the same time on windows XP?

Currently I'm using wampserver to run PHP pages, is it possible for me to integrate the support for asp with Apache? Or I need to install another web server that's compatible with Apache to server ...
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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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Password-protect a directory, but not that directory's files?

I was just wondering if it was possible to protect a directory with a username/password combination using .htaccess and .htpasswd files, but not protect the files within. i.e. One is able to link, ...
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What is Apache Synapse?

My website keeps getting hit by odd requests with the following user-agent string: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; Synapse) Using our friendly tool Google I was able to determine this is the hallmark ...
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Custom php.ini override for each user

How can I make it so that each user (with Apache's mod_userdir) has a php.ini file in their home directory that gets used along w/ the system php.ini (currently in /etc/php5/php.ini? Cheers! EDIT: ...
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AllowOverride for userdir

I need to allow all userdir (host.com/~user) to override options in their .htaccess, such as php_value. Where do I configure Apache to AllowOverride ?
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SSL support with Apache and Proxytunnel

I'm inside a strict corporate environment. https traffic goes out via an internal proxy (for this example it's 10.10.04.33:8443) that's smart enough to block ssh'ing directly to ssh.glakspod.org:443. ...
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New web page and edited localhost/index.html gives a 404 error

I am using Ubuntu and have AMP. I tried to create a new folder under /var/www/html/ it says not found. I edited the http://localhost/index.html and that gives me a 404 error. I guess its something ...
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What hardware specs do I need to run Apache/PHP and SVN?

I want to build a linux machine to use as a test server (LAMP) and use SVN on it. I am thinking maybe Ubantu as the OS but what hardware specs would I need. I think the entire site is less than a gig ...
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apache php access rights configuration

I am a complete apache and co newb. Currently it serves only the default page. On the default page, the user can not list the directory or files. When I create a directory, say /var/www/foobar and ...
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Local Apache web server works only when connected to the net

I installed Ubuntu and got the LAMP stack installed as well. The problem is I have to be connected to the internet for the local Apache webserver to work. I changed the IP address on the dnshost, in ...
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Running Apache for All Local Webpages

So I've enabled PHP on my Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), and it's working great so long as: 1) I place the file in the ~/Sites directory 2) I use the http://localhost/~user/example.php URL instead of the ...
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How do I make Skype not use port 80?

I need this port for apache, how do I forbidden Skype from trying to use this port any more?
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sudo apt-get install apache2 does not fetch apache

Trying out sudo apt-get install apache2 This is what I get root@x27:/home/test# sudo apt-get install apache2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Settings permissions on /var/www

I'm running ubuntu server and have apache installed as a web server. I'm letting my web developers upload files through sftp (ssh) to /var/www. I'm using www-data group to control access to /var/www ...
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How to figure out which directory is web server root?

I want to view websites hosted on my Mac when running Windows VMware Fusion. I have an entry in the Windows hosts file to enable the routing: #ip of my mac domain i use on the VM to access it ...
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Mercurial mirror: abort: No such file or directory: http://[…]/00manifest.i

I am trying to setup a daily mirror of a mercurial repository - code.python.org in particular - within our local network, and serve that via Apache HTTPD. On the remote host that hosts apache, I did ...
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Will running Apache as a Reverse Proxy to my webserver slow down the webserver requests?

In other words, lets say I have an erlang webserver on port 8000. Now I proxy port 80 to that webserver with Apache. Am I losing a lot of benefit?
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Trying to find a duplicate version of PHP on my system. Where is it?

I have having a helluva time trying to track down which php binary my apache is using. locate bin/php returns this list /usr/bin/php /usr/bin/php-cgi /usr/bin/php-config /usr/bin/phpize ...
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Apache configuration to access directory

I'm on Ubuntu 9.10. My web application is in a directory on my /home/me/app . I want to configure Apache in such a way that I can access my app through a directory. For example: People can access my ...
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installing w3c validator on Fedora 11

On Fedora 11 i have installed w3c validator using yum install w3c-markup-validator is this installation configure each and everything including the complete website? followed this doc ...
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apache2 VirtualHost in Mac OS X home directory

I am running Macports apache2 on Mac OS X 10.5. Whenever I configure a virtual host in the default folder, it works, however when I configure the virtual host in my home directory I get a "403 ...
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How to get Apache web server to run on other computers?

I have been using Apache Web Server for a while now and one thing I have noticed is that outside of my computer I can not access it. I use my Apache server for PHP development on my computer, but I ...
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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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Config xampp never to cache pages from localhost

I am not a webmaster, and that was exactly the reason why I installed XAMPP 1.7.2 on Windows XP SP2 instead of manually configuring Apache, MySQL and PHP to cooperate each other. Now I am having to ...
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Mac OS X 10.6.3: how does Apache config work?

Just got a MacBook Pro 15" so I'm unfamiliar with how the filesystem is laid out. I noticed when in my filesystem that I've got a few paths specifying httpd.conf: /etc/apache2/httpd.conf ...
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View apache server across virtual machine?

I installed VirtualBox on my Windows 7 machine. Through VirtualBox, I installed Ubuntu 9.10 with apache2. I can view http://localhost from Ubuntu, but is there anyway I can view it from my windows ...
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Macports Apache not starting at Mac OSN Snow Leopard boot

Macports Apache2 is not starting at Mac OSX Snow Leopard boot. I've done the launchctl load command, the symlinks point to my ...
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MySQL socket connections working, but not port connections

I installed MySQL community 5.1.45 on my Snow Leopard 10.6, using the pkg from their site. I had previously installed a MySQL binary from entropy.ch. In the previous installation, the connections were ...
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Apache redirect from one domain to another domain

Like many users, we tend to register the *.com and *.net versions of our domain names to prevent nefarious squatters. So if we wanted "foo.com" we'd also register "foo.net" and have them both resolve ...
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What causes a socket write error (135) when uploading a big file using Transmit?

I am trying to upload a 12MB .wav file on a Mac running Transmit to a Linux box running Apache and get the following error after uploading just 160KB of the file: error-135-socket-write-error Any ...
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how to configure tomcat6 for ubuntu

i have installed Apache Tomcat6 for Ubuntu 9.04 recenty. But it seems that some API's like servelet and http are not included although I have installed OpenJDK 1.6. Somebody advised me to set ...
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Apache kills my Mac. It didn't up until now. What happened?

Running Web Sharing on Mac (localhost Apache + MySQL settings) kills my Mac. It opens 30-40 httpd sequences, takes up to 90% percent CPU power, and keeps the fan running constantly. sudo apachectl ...
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Hostname problem

my hostname is newton ...when I set "127.0.0.1 Newton" in /etc/hosts .. parallels stops working.. when I set "127.0.0.1 localhost" in /etc/hosts apache installed via ports stops working.. when I ...
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Rolling Apache2 log files

I'm using a Collabnet svn distribution on linux, and the log files are configured through the standard apache httpd.conf. It's been a while since I dealt directly with apache, but my memory and ...
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WAMP apache server : problem running php files

I have installed WAMP 2 and am using firefox 3.6. I have saved my php file test.php in C:\wamp\bin\apache\Apache2.2.11\htdocs and I now open http://localhost/test.php in my firefox browser but I get ...