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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Serving a web page through VPN and SSH locally on a remote computer

My desktop computer at work has apache running serving my webpage locally for dev purposes. I can access this no problem from work. What I want to do is VPN in to my company and SSH into my desktop ...
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Apache will not start in Mountain Lion. Syntax OK. What is happening?

Over the course of two days I was doing a lot of changes to my Apache config. At times changes did not seem to be picked up, and it was always the case that I had somehow messed up the syntax of the ...
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Nice commands in a .sh script for cron jobs

I have this php script that I need to run on shared webhosting. I have created a cron job that executes an sh script. The command for the cron was: /bin/sh /home/user/script.sh So I'm assuming it is ...
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Dokuwiki on Raspbian “wheezy” (Raspberry Pi)

I've installed the dokuwiki via apt-get. The first call to http://localhost/dokuwiki give me "403 Forbidden" as response: Achtung! HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden You don't have permission to access /dokuwiki ...
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Apache2 Server configuration with subdomain

I have a simple httpd.conf, which is working <VirtualHost *> AddDefaultCharset UTF-8 DocumentRoot "/opt/rt4/share/html" <Location /> Order allow,deny Allow ...
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HTTP Services inaccessible from some ISP's

I got a really strange problem and I don't know what to do anymore. All my problems started a couple of weeks ago. A basic schematic of my network is available in the fallowing image: Basic ...
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Apache unable to write to files and folders on Fedora 16

I've recently installed Fedora 16 on a new PC, and I'm intending to use it for developing my websites. I've set up Apache to host multiple development sites on the machine. Right now though, I am ...
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Installing PHP/Apache on Windows XP

I'm trying to install an Apache web server with PHP on my Windows XP Pro box, but I'm not having any luck. I'm trying to mimic a production server, so I'd rather not have the latest. The prod ...
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http://localhost:8080 is not working on running apacher Server through XAMPP

I am unable to configure a PHP/MySQL/Apache environment on my local machine using XAMPP. In my xampp control panel the Apache and MySQL status is shown as started, but localhost URL is not working. ...
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How do I setup Trac login?

I've been trying to follow the Trac installation guide, but I've hit a bit of a snag. I can view the default Trac setup just fine, but when I go and try to log in I get this on the page: Trac ...
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Does apache server need a router to connect?

I am trying to set up an apache server on Ubuntu 11.04. I am plugged directly into the wall at my apt complex and I do not have a router. I was able to connect it through my roommates router and ...
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Problem with permissions when syncing to sites directory

Is there a way to symbolically link a directory using ln to my ~/Sites/ directory on OS X so that the permissions are correct so it may be viewed in a web browser when I'm doing web development on a ...
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Deploying django with Nginx

I would like to know has anyone been successful to run django on nginx? I have several django apps running on Apache2 on suse 11.4 and i would like to migrate them to nginx. Are there any modules that ...
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How to link an html page on Apache to a domain name?

I just registered a domain name via godaddy.com. Is there some help for a beginner somewhere on how to serve my website on the domain. To begin with, I want to set it up to display an HTML page ...
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XAMPP Apache Server on Windows 7 not working

I recently installed XAMPP on my laptop. It installed correctly but the Apache web server won't start - it's a problem with port 80. It's not caused by Skype, because I don't have it installed. I ...
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How to restart Apache when eth0 is plugged in?

Is it possible to force a restart of Apache as soon as eth0 (or any network interface for that matter) is plugged in? Update: Some details why I need this. Our clients use mobile terminals that ...
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Browser displays 'Apache is functioning normally' when I enter 'http://you/' in the location bar

I am on a Mac and when I enter http://you/ in the location bar, it displays 'Apache is functioning normally' no matter which browser (Safari, Firefox, Chrome) I am using. Is this normal? Or could it ...
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Apache (Unix) List Directory - Download

There is a website which is hosted on Apache which Lists a directory of files and folders, i want to download all the files and folders of that site what software is required to do this? i.e. ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 + apache: vhost not working

At home I have an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop system for development purpose. For some reason I can't get virtual hosting working. At work I have an almost similar setup (completely done by me) with Apache ...
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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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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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Mac OS X + Apache + Web Sharing

I'm running Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) and I'm trying to use Eclipse PDT and I'd like to use "Web Sharing" built-in feature that basically runs Apache. I'm doing code change in PDT and I want to use ...
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Apache NTFS symlink linux

I have a dualboot system with a common NTFS drive. I wish to store my files there and run from there. I ran into several roadblocks and cleared most of them. Here is what I am facing. I have set my ...
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Rate-limit Apache with Blacklist and Whitelist

I spent several hours trying to configure iptables/ufw to do this for HTTP requests handled by Apache2: White list a set of IP ranges (search engine bots) Add IPs to a 24 hour block list after X ...
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How can I get Apache 2.4 localhost subdirectories to resolve when root resolves perfectly?

Based on other answers here I was able to get Apache to load localhost pages: 2.2 configuration: Order allow,deny Allow from all 2.4 configuration: Require all granted This works great for ...
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Apache httpd rewrite mode not work

I am using this gitlab config https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlab-recipes/blob/master/web-server/apache/gitlab.conf Here's rewrite log 125.121.60.59 - - [14/Aug/2014:12:50:23 +0800] ...
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Apache allow access to symlink

Please help me figure this out, I'm out of options what to even google. No idea why this apache configuration is not working as I expected. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot ...
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How to get the OpenSSL version in a Tomcat 6 installation

After reading the below mentioned article I understand that it is a good practice to check which version of OpenSSL Tomcat is using. https://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/Security/Heartbleed In the article ...
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Apache 2.4 don't follow all symlinks

I'm configuring my local Apache webserver after a fresh Kubuntu 14.04 install. Apache version is 2.4.7. I usually work with files located in a separated partition (/dev/sdb6 here), and create ...
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(Mavericks-Apache) / You don't have permission to access / on this server

I am trying to get Apache running on my Macbook for development purposes. When I started it for the first time, I got the "It works." page and all was well but since I've tried adding a virtual host ...
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Why doesn't Apache start in MAMP?

I have installed MAMP on OSX and while MySQL is running, Apache doesn't start. Here are some screen shots I have to describe the situation. Also when I start the server (or before that) httpd is not ...
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How to run Visual Studio 2008 and WAMP server on same local machine running WIndows7?

I'm having a machine running on Windows 7. First I installed WAMP server on my local machine. It was working fine. Then I installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. From that time the WAMP server is not ...
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Server hijacked / being used as bitcoin miner - how to I stop this?

I'm in a bit of a situation, my server has been hijacked and it appears to be involved in a bitcoin mining operation. I need to know where to start at least, I'm a novice system admin and haven't ...
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List Apache disabled sites

I use apache2ctl -S to list enabled sites: VirtualHost configuration: wildcard NameVirtualHosts and _default_ servers: *:443 is a NameVirtualHost default server www.xxx.org ...
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Apache 2.0 - Disabling the HTTP TRACE and TRACK methods

I use Apache 2.0 as HTTP server and specific purpose Perl-based HTTP clients. Until now I disable TRACE and TRACK methods using the following configuration in the httpd.conf file: RewriteEngine ...
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Giving permissions to apache user

I've developed a web application that lets the users to upload images and transform them to later download them again transformed. I obviously had to give apache user permissions to the directory ...
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Recent Apache2 update broke virtual host and New Error on restart or starting

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 box, recently installed one apache2 update, and since then all the virtual hosts are not pointing to the correct directories, it's now pointing to the default localhost. Also I am ...
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Apache downloads php files instead of running their source

I have just recently upgraded PHP 5.3 to 5.4 on my Debian Squeeze server. Now, instead of executing PHP files, Apache just downloads them, which is really bad. When I try to follow these steps, I get ...
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Are too many logfiles in the apachelog slowing down the server?

At my webserver, I have separate logfiles for all my over 250 domains. Is this showing the server down? Would it be faster to have only one logfile that contains all access-logs?
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streaming flv using ffserver

I'm running Debian for my home-server, which is a machine that lives under the telly in the living room and stores the family's photo's, videos, music, etc. I'm using all the usual services to serve ...
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Modifying /etc/hosts Causing internet problems

When I try to add aliases to /etc/hosts it causes connection problems with my internet. Whereby it is connected to my network and it still says it has internet access, but i am unable to view web ...
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How does client - web server mechanism of check for latest modified date work?

I know that a web browser check if a resource is modified/expired within a given timestamp to decide if downloading such resource or not. So, here come two questions: i) generally speaking how ...
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Will it be a security issue if I set the owner of “/var/www” to group “www-data”

I'm a noob here. I would like to know whether I will have any issues if I change ownership of /var/www to www-data, and what is the significance of www-data?
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How would Apache or Compressed HTTP react to a zip bomb?

inspired by Compress a 1GB file into 200_MB? and the related comments: Many webservers today use a zipped HTTP Version (Gzip afaik). How would Apache or any other server react to a zip bomb? Since ...
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php sessions - is it possible to trigger a server script executed by a DIFFERENT user than www-data?

i am running a php+mysql site on a lamp ubuntu cloud server (amazon ec2). i use php sessions. the apache php user is called www-data. for every session (SID), i need to create a temporary folder ...
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find amin to retrieve executed php files by apache

So I have a massive legacy app that consists of half a million php files. For a single request, I would like to know which php files are used by apache to respond. I can look at the apache logs, they ...
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Understanding Safety of open ports

I am a D-I-Y type of guy and have managed to setup Apache on my LAN and make it accessible via WAN over port 80 and Tomcat on port 8080. I aim to possibly get a home web server up (will calculate the ...
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Changing the PATH environment variable in Apache

In my phpinfo(), in the section Apache Environment, I want to change the value of the variable PATH. This is possible? I tried SetEnv PATH /mypath, but it does not work. How do I change the PATH ...
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Set permissions to www user to run ImageMagick

I have installed ImageMagick on my OSX Lion. When running from the console everything works fine. But when I'm trying to run 'convert -version' from a php script : <? exec('convert -version', ...
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Can't get MAMP Pro 2.0.5 to work

I've been using MAMP for years. Rarely had any issues. I'm currently running OSX 10.7.4. I just upgraded MAMP to v2.0.5 and bought/installed MAMP PRO... but I can't get it to work. I can still you ...