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

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Running website from home server. Can only access the website from home network, but ssh from anywhere

I've been told to try and "port forward" but I'm having a hard time getting that to work. My Belkin router supports virtual servers. I have it configured so that inbound port 8080 goes to private port ...
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Apache2 virtual hosts not working

Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Apache2.2.22. Running this on a home server through one IP. Problem running virtual hosts. I have a domain name registered with godaddy. lets say mysite.com, goal is to have ...
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Need help setting up my own public web server

So I bought a Raspberry Pi the other day, and was hoping to set up a (tiny) public LAMP web server, as proof-of-concept to myself. I've done everything online. Literally everything. The Pi works ...
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Setting up a local webserver using CentOS on VM

im new here, and basically new at setting up a webserver... now im already googling, and searching here in stackexchange on how to setup a webserver, they tend to direct me to a working server.. i ...
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How to send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address?

For testing purposes, is it possible to circumvent DNS and send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address? For example, let's say you are building a website for example.com ...
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Create new home directory for a user in Ubuntu

A quick question on user management in Ubuntu 10.04. I encounter the following practice in some deployment script for web server: mkdir /home/www-data cd /home/www-data wget ...
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Can't access abyss web server

I have installed abyss web server on my computer and I can access the the webserver in localhost. When I try to access the web server from another computer, typing my external ip I can't. What can I ...
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“Access Forbidden” message when attempting to change apache path

This is on a fresh copy of Ubuntu. I tried to implement all of the solutions that I can find online but to no avail. Any ideas as to what is going on? This is the error message that I get: ...
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Cannot connect to webserver from outside LAN

I am running the Django development server on a computer at home on 0.0.0.0:80. I am also running an SSH service on port 22. I have configured my router (Virgin Media Superhub 2 with external IP ...
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Access web server on LAN using IP fail

I have a web server in my LAN with IP: 192.168.1.103, I can only access the web server from browser in this computer through http://localhost:8080, I cannot access it through 192.168.1.103:8080, nor ...
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Error using httpd on CentOS

I am using CentOS. When I try to start httpd I receive the following error: > sudo httpd httpd: apr_sockaddr_info_get() failed for ccrhwp01948 httpd: Could not reliably determine the server's ...
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Cannot access my website from outside my localhost

I have test website on my system (MacBook Pro with Mac OSX Lion). The website is served by nginx listening on port 8000. The listen configuration is listen 8000 default, so it should be open to accept ...
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Making website accessible to the internet

I know this is a common questions asked by many people, but since I am really really a newbie in this area, I really need a very detailed steps on what I have to do. This is my situations: I set up ...
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custom fonts in .doc & .pdf documents

I am using my own custom font for my .doc and .pdf documents. Now I want to make these files public (upload on my FTP-server). Is there a way for the other user to see the documents rendered with ...
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Defining the correct Apache document root

I am pretty new to Linux and I tried to install & configure the Apache 2 on OpenSuse 12.1. Is this the document-root? /home/username/public_html is this correct!? see the page 3 /or 4 of the ...
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Sharing Files via HTTP/S based on file structure

We're looking for the best approach (Linux, VMware appliance, etc) to sharing files over the web based on file structure. We have files which are output in a structure by another program, e.g. ...
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How can I know if the website I am accessing is behind a reverse proxy?

A reverse proxy hides the existence of the origin server. How can I therefore tell if a web site is behind a reverse proxy? If I ping a website located behind a reverse proxy I will get the IP of ...
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How to setup port forwarding from my Webserver (apache) to my Database server (mysql)

and thank you for your help so far. Here is my problem: I have two remote dedicated servers, one webserver that runs apache, and one db server that runs mysql. The apache server is visible on the ...
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Spare PC with XP to be used as Torrent Downloader and local Web Server HOWTO?

Hi I'm a bit in a pickle in trying to setup my old laptop using Windows XP to be able to serve as two devices in one, I want to make it a downloader for torrents and a local web server as well and how ...
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Using a custom /etc/hosts, what IP address should I use to instantly time out? I'm running a web server on localhost

I was wondering what I should use. I have tried 129.0.0.1 which times out fairly quickly when I try to access it in a web browser but when loading a page with ads, there is a significant slowdown. ...
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Can't access website hosted on my computer from LAN

I am trying to access my webserver from another computer and from mobile over local network using IP of host server. I figured out that its not the problem of sever specific as I already tried ...