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 easily read the Apache log file?

It sounds stupid, but I have issues to read my log files because my VNC window is too small. I cannot resize it, and the only way is to move the cursor or download the file and read it with a local ...
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is AllowOverride working on all subfolders?

is AllowOverride working on all subfolders ? For example, if I specify <Directory /> AllowOverride None </Directory> Is it working on my entire filesystem or only the main folder ?
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apache2 restart?

Could you explain me why "/etc/init.d/apache2 restart" works and if I go to /etc/init.d and I just type "apache2 restart" it doesn't work ? (It gives me help page instead of restarting) thanks
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Apache threads being kept around after browsing on a local development machine

So I have apache running on my local computer. When I open up local development sites in tabs in my browser, apache threads are started. That's as it should be. However, when I close the tabs, ...
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Installed Apache, now.. where should I place my web content?

I've just installed apache on Ubuntu and I see the page "It works!". I now want to install my website and I was wondering in which directory should I copy it.. Also, is it good to copy it in the ...
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Apache2 2.2.14 setup with multiple virtual hosts for local testing

I have setup an Apache 2 virtual host by this method. under /etc/apache2/sites-available I've create a dummy_site_1.conf dummy_site_1.conf <VirtualHost local.dummy_site_1:80> ServerName ...
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W3c Markup Validator on Windows 2003 with Apache

OS = Windows 2003 (latest sp / hotfixes etc) Perl = Active Perl 5.8.9 Build 825 Apache 2.2.11 Followed the following How-To: http://validator.w3.org/docs/install_win.html Facing the following errors ...
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Connection refused to a server running on local network

I'm hosting a game server on my laptop running Ubuntu 10.04. My friends can connect to the server completely fine, but when I try to access it, I get a "Connection refused: connect" error. All the ...
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after trying to modify permissions I can no longer access localhost

I was getting sick of having to sudo every command in my web development folder (/var/www) so I tried to change the permissions to 777. The function seemingly worked (that is, gave no error), although ...
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How do I access my server with SSH?

My computer runs Windows 7 and my server runs Linux CENTOS 5.5. What software do I need on my W7 machine to access my server with SSH?
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How to have server turn on only when being accessed?

If I use my mac as a server, is there a way to have it wake up only when someone is trying to access it? I don't want to have it on all the time just in case someone wants to look at the site (it won'...
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Make mcrypt available to PHP 5.3 on Mac OS X 10.6

$ which mcrypt /opt/local/bin/mcrypt $ mcrypt -v Mcrypt v.0.9.9 (i386-apple-darwin10.4.0) Linked against libmcrypt v.2.5.8 Copyright (C) 1998-2002 Nikos Mavroyanopoulos (nmav@gnutls.org) So I have ...
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How do I specify which install of Apache I want my Mac to use?

All my problems stemmed from trying to get mcrypt for PHP installed. Last night I gave in and followed a tutorial of how to do a totally fresh apache2 and php5.3.3 install. I did this using macports ...
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View specific virtualhost from within Virtualbox Windows XP?

I currently use 192.168.1.10:85 to refer to my localhost ip address, and I setup port-based virtualhosts because this seems like the only feasible/practical way to view this from within Windows XP on ...
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http://localhost/ not working

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu (10.04.1) plus LAMP (via sudo tasksel install lamp-server) and everything is working fine, until I need to work on localhost when I do not have an internet ...
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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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Whate does “nighty build” mean?

I was implementing to Apache-James server then I found James nightly builds. What is this James nightly builds and which is better, James or James nightly build?
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ports and what they do

I am curious as to what a port number does. Are there specific port numbers for specific things? I know there is port 80 and I heard of 8000 in passing. I don't know why they are called that and ...
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What configuration for DSN access in Apache?

I am configuring a standalone Apache Http Server (2.2.16, on Windows. Can be XP or more recent) to communicate with J (standalone as in not XAMPP or other packages). I can get my list of user DSN's in ...
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Can't change the cgi-bin path in Apache

Installed Apache and the default web root was /var/www I wanted to change the cgi-bin to somewhere within the /var/www but I cannot. It only works at /usr/lib/cgi-bin. I even tried it with putting a ...
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Apache serves .py as downloadable file instead of executing it

Ubuntu machine. Installed mod_python using apt-get. added <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews AllowOverride None Order ...
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Debugging Apache on Debian, where are the error logs?

I'm using a Debian server that already has Apache, mod_wsgi and a bunch of virtual hosts successfully running on it. I installed my forum app (Django's OSQA) and following the OSQA instructions, I ...
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How to write this htaccess rule? [closed]

What's the httaccess syntax for: Redirect http://.../anything to http://.../blog/anything except if anything exists (file or directory) Please explain, don't just give the rules.
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What role does the /etc/sysconfig/httpd config file have in the configuration of Apache server?

My linux distribution has a file /etc/sysconfig/httpd that appears to be related to the configuration of Apache server Can anyone explain what role this plays in the configuration and why it differs ...
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Right management for a web server

I just setup my new server, and there are problems with right management : My /var/www is owned by root and the group "www-data". But I would like my user could put his data in his /home/user. And ...
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How Does One Make Apache htaccess 301 Redirects Absolute?

I am trying to redirect my university webpage with an .htaccess file: Redirect 301 /~foo/ http://mynewdomain.com/ However, instead of taking me to http://mynewdomain.com , it appends the ~foo so ...
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sharing an intranet site across several locations

I'm a resident of Utah, USA. I own three houses, one for each of my three wives / families. Each house is connected to the Internet through a cable modem and a LinkSys router. I'm interested in ...
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FreeBSD 8.1 Apache 2.2 tries to load PHP 5.3.2 module from nonexistent debug-location

I am trying to get a Gallery2 installation running on my (upgraded) FreeBSD 8.1 machine. It used to be FreeBSD 6.2 and Gallery2 used to work there. My problem hopefully is not very Gallery2-related ...
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Why is this directive in a .htacess file?

I am using the symfony web framework. There is an .htacess file in the web folder which contains the following statement: Options +FollowSymLinks +ExecCGI According to this page, Apache is ...
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Is this how to deny access to a folder on my website? [closed]

I am storing my logs in a 'log' folder above my web directory My directory structure looks like this: web/ (document root) log/ (log files go in here) I have made the following change to my ...
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Multiple virtual hosts with Apache on Ubuntu (separate log file for each website)

I have configured one Apache instance to serve pages for several websites, using VirtualHosts. Each site has its own configuration setup under /etc/apache2/sites-available/sitename. The final thing ...
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phpinfo not working on Mac OS X, Apache not up?

Ok I just got myself a new macbook pro and loving it. I'm trying to set it up as a dev environment. I'm trying to get my basic phpinfo to work. I installed php from the venerable Marc Liyanage (http:/...
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Installing PHP APC on Windows/Apache

i need help installing and configuring PHP APC i have downloaded from http://downloads.php.net/pierre/ in my PHP info, i see Compiler MSVC9 (Visual C++ 2008) Architecture x86 so i downloaded ...
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How can I check whether a user has login permissions on Ubuntu?

I want to make sure that the user www-data cannot be used to login on my system (Ubuntu Lucid). How can I find out? - is there a command I can run against this user? (traditionally run by Apache ...
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How to change group to files stored on an NTFS partition from ubuntu?

I'm working on a django app in ubuntu 9.10, and I have the files stored on an NTFS partition (becaus I have double boot and, sadly, still have to do some stuff with windows). Testing it with the ...
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pcfg_openfile: unable to check htaccess file, ensure it is readable

After moving a website folder on my local development machine to another drive, then moving it back, I got a 403 error. Most of this problem had probably to do with rights that got messed up. After ...
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Localhost website using Apache on Mac OS X

I am trying to set up a webserver on my Mac so that I can access my folder through http://localhost:8085/test.html. How do I set this up?
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How to enable directory listing in Apache on Mac OS X

I want to transfer files from my Macbook to my iPod by enabling web sharing on the MacBook.
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Installing PHP+Apache on Windows Server with IIS+PHP simultaneously?

I'm working for a client who rents a dedicated server running Windows Server 2008 (I'm almost certain) and has someone they know managing the server. We've built a new site built in WordPress MU and ...
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WAMP stack for serving public pages?

I have XAMPP, and think it is quite cool, although it is advised to use it for serving public pages. What is a WAMP stack which is suited to serving public pages?
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How to recover file that is accidently removed in linux

I have accidentally removed my apache2 startup file /etc/init.d/apache2 using rm /etc/init.d/apache2 command. How can I get that back?
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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?