A server which provides documents and applications through the http/https protocol

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Forward port 80 on a Linksys WRT54GL to port 80 of a single IP on the local network

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router and a home network of two PCs. What I want is one of the PCs to be a web server visible from the world on my static IP. It is a WindowsXP PC with IIS 5.1 setup and ...
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Is there any freeware for remote access via web browser?

I have a PC at home which I want to access from a web browser at school. I looked for many software solutions but they had at least one of the following problems: Not free Need to install client ...
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Make ubuntu Server Accesible to the Internet

i just installed the latest version of ubuntu server, php, apache, shorewall and mysql. the problem is that i cant access the website from other computers. i read that to fix that i need to change ...
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FTP Server - Do you really need it? [closed]

I am going to ask what some might think as a silly question. When you think of any client - Browser, FTP, VPN, you automatically think/know that it must connect to a server. I am running a CentOS ...
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Bare bones HTTP server for linux with resumable file downloads

I have a Windows user I want to share a large file with, they have Firefox with I understand supports resumable HTTP file downloads, and I have Ubuntu Linux, but limited disk space and such, so I ...
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How can I monitor Apache in real time?

How can I monitor Apache and get information about users who are connected to Apache? There's a server in my office. I want to know how many people in the office are connected to the it, using my web ...
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Should web servers be run by a special user?

I'm pretty beginner-level at Linux, and one thing I've always wondered was whether things like Nginx / uWSGI (for a Django project) should be run under a user that was created for that purpose, or ...
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how do I install three linux based web servers in one machine?

I want to install three Linux web servers on my laptop, but I want to ask if there are guides on how to do this? I heard that you will change ports, but I don't know how. Can you provide me? The ...
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How do I check the checksum of a download and why should I?

My memory isn't great but I think five or six years ago, when I downloaded some package, there was never a checksum line under the download icon on the webpage. And no instructions to "check the ...
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Untouchable File on Linux Server, Even Though Permission == 777

I have a file on my web server that I can't rename, delete, move, edit, anything. I have set the permissions to 777. What else can I do? EDIT: to clarify - this is on a hosting service to which I do ...
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Easily host a MediaWiki locally?

Is there a simple Wiki that doesn't use a database, but which uses syntax like MediaWiki? (eg. like Wikipedia) I want to host it locally on my PC, but have it hosted as an HTTP webserver on a ...
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Multiple web servers behind one public IP

Long time reader first time poster (he he). So here's my dilemma. I'm hosting 3 sites at home for some friends, nothing big, all just wordpress sites. Running them in VMWare Workstation. Got a ton of ...
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Google Public DNS is not used in trace route

In my PC i am using google public DNS as DNS server.In Internet protocol(TCP/IP) properties i have set Preferred DNS server as 8 8 4 4 and Alternate DNS server as 8 8 8 8. According to me this DNS ...
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Can static websites be viewed without a server?

Really basic question, but I'm hoping to get some clarity here. Let's say I have a static website with some html, some css and basic javascript. No web app to back it up. When testing the website ...
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Logwatch - Being probed by own network router?

I have been having some fun messing around with Apache running on an Ubuntu Server. It is set up as a global web server and shares some files that I can access anywhere. I am also using it to connect ...
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How do I share files with a linux virtual machine from a Win 7 desktop

I have a Win7 deskptop (host) and want to run a linux virtual machine; but I want that linux virtual machine to be able to access a directory on the host machine (in this case, to serve a web ...
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Can I access a remote web server over an SSH connection?

I recently set up a remote server, which I have running the bare minimums currently. I set up OpenSSH and can access the machine through one of my domain names (using an A-type DNS record). I also ...
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How do I find out if I am behind a firewall?

OK, so I live in an apartment that offers me internet, but I have no idea through who, or what type. It is pretty dang fast, thats all I know. I have all of my computers running through my router, ...
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Is it possible to clear DNS cache globally?

Users are complaining they are seeing the old content, which is from the old website after we switched to new server. So they are looking at completely different website practically. Many of them ...
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Cups without webserver

I have a minimal linux system and I would like to print. It seems the usual approach is to install cups. But what I think is very annoying is that cups comes with its own webserver to do the ...
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ISP Appears to Block Ports 80, 30080, 8080 etc etc

When using Canyouseeme.org it appears that my ISP is blocking every port. I am attempting to run a web server which works fine locally. I asked a previous question (here) regarding using different ...
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How to disable directory listing in the ColdFusion 8 built-in webserver?

I am using ColdFusion 8, and the built-in webserver as a development environment. In order to access sites hosted by the CF built-in webserver you put site directories in cf_root/wwwroot/ and can ...
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How to I allow outside access to port 8080?

I'm trying to add a rule to my router to allow outside access of a web app running on one of my computers on port 8080. When creating a rule, my router (actionTec) asks for three fields: "Port ...
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How can I find out which technologies were used to generate a website?

How can I find out which technologies were used to generate a website? Is it possible? E.g. PHP, JSP, JSF, ASP.NET, Ruby, Python etc.
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Using GoDaddy as Proxy Server

I would like to use my shared web hosting on a big provider (like GoDaddy) as a proxy for web browsing. Is this possible? Any links or advice for how to get started doing this?
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How to manually install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Windows?

How do I install Apache with PHP support and the MySQL server on Windows without using any ready-to-use packages like WAMPServer or XAMPP ?
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How can I tell if my “dedicated server” is truely dedicated, or Virtual Dedicated?

I became suspicious when I was in my WHM (CPanel) and saw that my hard drive was "/dev/vda1". Is this an indication that my server is actually a VM? EDIT I had raised my concerns to my Account ...
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Running xampp on multiple computers for one website

I initially posted the following on StackOverflow but I was told that the question belongs here: I have a desktop and a laptop, both of which I would like to use to manage one common website among ...
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Ubuntu how to FTP transfer files to folder /var/www?

I'm new to linux and I've set up a web server with Ubuntu Desktop edition so I can practice with the GUI a bit before transitioning to Ubuntu Server. I've already set up a LAMP stack as well as FTP. ...
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Opaque SOCKS proxying?

There's this website I'm using which allows access based on your IP address, and my university's servers have access. Problem is, when I browse from one of the servers directly, I'm allowed access, ...
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Better ways to setup a webserver behind ISP's NAT

Our entire road is behind an ISP NAT that I can't access. Our ISP wont forward a port either. My workaround, I setup an ipv4 to ipv6 tunnel using freenet6. I get a domain like ...
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VM on ESXi host - How does one make externally accessible?

I have a home server running ESXi v5.0.0 with a VM guest OS (linux) up and running. I have apache 2.x installed and serving to my machine (i.e I can access the default apache page when going to ...
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websvn garbles java source files

It appears to be attempting to interpolate Javadoc links into standard Java classes, among other things. The resultant output is fairly difficult to read. For instance, I am defining a Queue at one ...
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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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I want to host my website from home but my public IP merely loads up my DSL modem's admin screen? How to fix?

Network topography: Internet === Verizon DSL Modem === Time Capsule Router === Mac Mini web server I go to icanhazip.com and grab my public IP address. I throw it into a web browser and get...my ...
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Accessing a webserver hosted behind vpn with closed ports remotely?

I currently have the following setup: Win Server 2008 -------> Mint 16 Cinnamon VM tunneled through external VPN (using OpenVPN) ---------------> Webserver inside for local network access Is there ...
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How do I efficiently block advertisements on a Mac?

I'm currently trying to block most advertisements using a combination of AdBlock (for regexes) and the /etc/hosts file. However, trying to bypass the issue where blocked ads just show up as an error ...
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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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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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Use Mac Pro as time machine, server and editing station? [closed]

Background: My fiancée needs a Mac Pro for movie editing and rendering. I need a web server and a backup solution for my MacBook Pro. Idea We thought we could split the costs of the Mac Pro and set ...
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How do I find out what HTTP headers are being used to download a file without access to the web server?

If I do not have access to the web server configuration files, how would I know what HTTP headers are being used to download files? I am talking about files that are downloaded by the browser, not ...
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Reliable Web and MySQL Server Configuration with Limited Hardware

I have two Raspberry Pi's, and an old Linux box. Out of these three I want to create a reliable web server and a reliable MySQL server - however I need one of the Raspberry Pi's to be the main web ...
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What would be the total expenses of running an in-home web server? [closed]

I have several hosting accounts with companies, and plan to keep them. However, I would like to try my hand at creating my own home web-server, both for fun and for the learning experience. I would ...
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Accessing HTTP server via Hamachi

I have two computers running Windows 7 Professional. Each is on a different network using NAT. Both are joined to the same Hamachi mesh network. Both machines can ping the other and browse the ...
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why use ftp when scp is available?

Many webhosts etc want you to upload files using ftp or sftp. Yet I always found that scp is faster and simple works better (more like the local cp command). What are the advantages ftp has to offer ...
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LightHTTPD; how do i disable http so only https is available on a single port?

I have a project that should be available only through ssl connection. It's being served by Lighthttpd, but I can't figure out how to set up the ssl on the port. When I use the guides I find with ...
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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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Connecting to server on vmware host from a guest OS

I'm running VMWare Fusion on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) with a Windows 7 guest OS. They are networked using a bridge. I'm running a couple of local development web servers on Mac OS X and I want to ...
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Hardware and Service for Voip

What king of hardware/service do I need to create a voip system in my LAN ( only PC-to-PC call and without internet connection !! ) ? 1) Internet Connection 2) Voip phones ... . Help me to compile ...
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Personal Web Servers

I'm looking for a Personal web server to host very light traffic meant for home use only. What is your take on personal web servers that meet some or most of the criteria below? Free/Open source ...