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

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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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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 ...
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How to deploy my own computer as a web server?

How can I have a large bandwidth,and how can I have a static IP address?
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How do I set files and directories created as root to be read and executable as another user?

I'm using Cloud9IDE's SSH workspaces, and for a variety of reasons, we are required to create that SSH tunnel as root. This is not really an issue, however the files and directories we are creating ...
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Access subdomain folder directly from IP address

I have server located under X.Y.Z.C IP address. It runs Apache2. I've added additional domain to it, let us call it A. When I want to add something to it, I have to send files to A subdirectory in ...
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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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Setting home computer as www web server

I know I'm seriously missing some steps. I need to set my home Fedora 19 running computer as a web server and available it to internet. Its behind a normal home broadband modem connection. my ip ...
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Ubuntu Server shows that I am running out of disk space, but I can't figure out where it is being used

I am showing that I am running out of disk space and I am having trouble uploading, but I can't figure out where the disk space is being used. I am supposed to have 19 gigabytes, but it looks like ...
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Url rewriting faliure in case of UTF8 urls in nginx

I am using Nginx webserver and I want to rewrite some old urls on my site to new ones inorder to prevent 404 errors. For English urls everything is OK and adding a rewrite rule like the following to ...
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Why doesn't Firefox accept different Ports for SSL encryption other than 443

There is an IIS Webserver with different Sites (SSL Binding) because I can't configure IIS to listen on same Address and Port with different Certificates so I set the SSL Port direction in the ...
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Is there a web-based file viewer (not manager)?

I have a directory of files that I want to make accessible by web browser. I'd like to see them exposed in a classic two-pane layout: a tree navigation on one side, letting you browse the folder ...
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Proxies, Apache, Tomcat - VHosts

I have a setup as so: Internet -- router -[DMZ]- pfsense -- webserver router =jenky plastic cheap-o router (my nice mikrotik/routerboard died). Has ip address of pfsense set to DMZ. pfsense ...
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How to run php script (via web server) as different user under Mac OS X

I'm trying to call an executable from a PHP script that needs to be run as a different user (NOT root) than the web server normally runs as. I thought it should be sufficient to just set the setuid ...
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Enabling MS Security Essentials blocks port web server

I notice when I enable "real-time production" in MS Security Essentials that my web-service (on port 80) is blocked from outside my machine. I can still access it locally, even with my network IP. ...
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Can't seem to find an open port to host a webserver

It appears that my ISP is blocking every single port as i cannot seem to find a port that isn't blocked except for 22 (SSH). I can't find a port to host my home webserver on (which i am trying to set ...
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Make IP Address point to webroot instead of virtual hosts' documentroot

I used to have a one-to-one domain name and IP. Recently I've paid for a second domain name and decided to host it on the same box and IP. As such, I added virtualhosts to point each domain name to a ...
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How does an Update Server verify that the request sent was the intended application?

If you have an update service that's running on a server listening for connections on some random port, how could one verify that any requests coming into that port are from the specific application ...
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Internal/External Moodle - DNS

Network diagram: I have a moodle (a VLE) setup that I want to be internally and externally accessible. The green route on the diagram below is the route I would like the traffic to take when the ...
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Monitoring incoming requests on a web hosting server

I have a web hosting account with GoDaddy (its a Linux based hosting). Can I install applications like netcat to monitor all incoming requests to my website on a certain port? If not, is there any ...
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Mac OS X - Web Sharing

I've enabled web sharing on my Mac OS X (via default Apache installation), and it gives me a web address that I (and supposedly other computers) can use to access my site. However, when I try to ...
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home webserver with blah.com domain

i did the webserver on my laptop (IIS7, vista), it running on port 81, i'm using dns service of everydns.com to point mydomain.com to my webserver, everything was fine, my friends can access my ...
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What would make a website unreachable

I've been running a web server for more than a year now, and it has suddenly become unreachable by anyone outside my home network. Inside my network it is working as always. I can update the DNS and ...
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How to use a Personal computer as a Linux web server for development purposes

How to use a personal computer as a Linux web server for development purposes. Is it possible to have both Windows XP and Linux web server in one computer? Suggestions, ideas?
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Open-source webserver, not as large as Apache? [closed]

Can you give me example of open source webserver, not as big as apache. I want to develop mine, although from an existing acrivex control (wodwebserver).
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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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Weird access from RIPE servers and other IP addresses

Looking at my server logs, I see a lot of activity from various IP addresses. Something like this: 69.65.10.86 - - [22/Feb/2012:11:14:40 -0200] "GET http://amate urangelz.com/ HTTP/1.1" 200 69869 ...
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Setting up a WEB server at home

I have apache2 installed and have subscribed to no-ip (similar to dyndns) to get a static IP. When I enter the IP they have provided,it takes me to the DSL router page of my ISP as it should. My ...
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Creating an intermediate computer server

I am staying at a hostel and I can access the Internet in the evening, but not during the day. However, at the computer lab, it's exactly the opposite: I can access the Internet during the day, but ...
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Best practice for storing really large amounts of user uploaded images

We currently have a Django-powered website that allows users to upload a lot of images. All of which are stored on our server on a single hard drive. The problem is: we slowly reach the maximum ...
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How do I locate php.ini?

I installed php on the server and php_info(); displays: Configuration File (php.ini) Path /home/gmcnulty/php However, I don't see anything there nor do I see any php directory? How do I ...
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How to make my PHP script use the second hard-disk?

I have two SATA hard-disk drives attached to my server as shown in the following : [root@cl-185 /]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 222G 166G 45G ...
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Run JBoss on all interfaces (was: “Open port 8080 on Ubuntu”)

I'm running the JBoss webserver on my ubuntu (10.10 64bit) machine and I'd like to access it from another machine. If I open localhost:8080 in the browser on my local machine it works. However, from ...
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What IP to listen on to see web server from outside LAN?

Okay, so I'm semi-new to networking and to back-end web development, and am learning Flask presently. I just turned on a basic little HTTP server on my laptop ("Hello World!") and am running it on ...
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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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More Detailed Trace of my Server's IP?

I use Geolocating services to see where my server seems to be residing, and it is resolving to New York. But the server is actually a cloud-server located in the Netherlands. The hosting company is ...
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Configuring a VMDG280 router to point to an internal web server

I have a netgear VMDG280 router. I have a static IP address. Anyone know how I can configure this router so if I type in my IP address, it shows me the same apache ready webpage as I get when I go ...
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Is it possible to change content of a file residing on other server using HTTP 1.1 features?

Let's say we have a file on server which have all permissions 777. Is it possible to make a script, situated on other server than the file to modify. The script uses HTTP 1.1 protocol features only to ...