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

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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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IIS log folder permissions not being inherited

We have a Log folder set up on our web server, with permissions set for a specific AD group to be able to read it (developers who need to see error reporting, but who do not have administrator ...
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Why are PNG and TIFF formats treated differently than JPG and GIF by a webserver?

I observed that my web-browser kept download PNG and TIFF images, while happily displayed JPG and GIF when I clicked on a link to that image. Ex. http://somesite.com/image.<format> On closer ...
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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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Windows 8 using as a webserver

I have a few hobby websites that I currently host on CentOS 6. Apache, mail serving, PHP, MySQL nothing special. In the past I used Windows XP to do this same task, for years, and I was OK. I ...
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setup web server behind a router

I want to turn a laptop with a broken monitor into a home web server behind a wireless router (buffalo airstation). I removed all ubuntu gui packages and installed lighttpd. The laptop has a fixed ip ...
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TOR hidden service - PHP or CGI - what is safely?

I want to setup TOR Onion hidden service with non-static pages. What should I use: Php or CGI? What is more safely? I don't want to reveal IP of machine - I live in China and I afraid goverment. I ...
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Images Stuck on Server

I've run into a strange problem with images being "stuck" on the server. The problem began when I uploaded an updated picture via FTP (I use Cyberduck for Mac) to override the picture. This didn't ...
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When using Google Apps, what is the best way to configure additional domains?

Presently, I have it set up like below. I'll put my question first, then you can see my configuration below. So how I have it set up, all my mail from my other domains is forwarded to my main ...
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dropboxd Syntax error: “)” unexpected

I am trying to install dropbox(x86_64 version) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, with this installation guide: ...
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MySQL doesn't start

I've installed Portable Xampp on my flashdrive. Here is what I'm getting when I try to start MySQL on portable XAMPP server. (Apache starts without any fail) And log looks like that 121003 ...
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How can I view different internally hosted websites, set up as virtual hosts?

I have an old machine that I've converted into a web server. I'm wondering what the best way to make the websites viewable on the internal network, without using a proxy. I experimented with BIND, ...
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Is there any P2P web server?

Freenet is a P2P storage and also allows to serve web content. But those are just static files. Is there any P2P web server that runs some web applications server side code? Perhaps one similar to ...
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How do I detect the browser from the server?

Using a lightweight server that does basic serving of pages and doesn't have a api call for browser detection (like in ASP.NET, for example). What is the best way to go about finding what browser the ...
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Lighttpd: Serve all files in directory as static

How can I prevent any code execution under a specific directory path using Lighttpd configuration? I do not want to use a whitelist/blacklist, but simply serve any file as a static file under that ...
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Using CentOS virtual box guest OS as a local web server

I've installed CentOS as a virtual box os under my osx host, and have been trying to use it as a local web server, but I've run into some problems. First, I want to establish that I've installed ...
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Recommended 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Easily host a MediaWiki locally? [closed]

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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Significance behind January 6 1980 server time [closed]

Today my iPhone reset its date to Jan 6, 1980. I Googled it and apparently it’s a very common problem. I found a ton of results for January 1980, and most if not all were in January 6th of 1980. The ...
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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 to allow other computers on the network to access my virtual web server?

I use Windows 7 as a host OS. I have Debian 6.0.4 installed on VirtualBox with lighttpd. I can easily access the web server from my machine by typing http://localhost in the browser address panel ...
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Take local XAMPP online

Current scenario: I am running windows 7 behind a router and have installed XAMPP. Multiple computers connect to this internet connection. I have port forwarded the ports 80,8080 and 443 on the ...
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Install web server on my NAS

I've bought some months ago a LaCie 1TB NAS, that works fine for home use. However, I'd like to have a bit more control over it, and install at least Web Server, so that I can host some PHP pages... ...
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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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How to configure domain name within LAN?

I want to have a domain name accessible within LAN only. for example, I have hosted an online quiz on machine with ip 192.168.1.140 and want to access it with myquiz.com within LAN. How can I do it? ...
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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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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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How do I host multiple physical Web servers behind a single IP address?

I am running multiple web servers in my house, each of which is plugged into my router. Server A Server B Server C I currently can only use one server since my IP (xx.xxx.xx.xx) port 80 is pointing ...
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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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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 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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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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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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WAMP: Missing http://localhost/ in urls , wrong wamp projects links

I have a problem with Wamp which never happened to me before, cannot find what's wrong. I have a few projects located in my www folder ( running windows 7 ). My hostfile has the line 127.0.0.1 ...
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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 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 ...