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

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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 ...
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Skip-the-server-cache feature in browsers

Years ago, I used Lynx (the Web browser). And it had a neat feature: you could follow a link normally, or you could specify that you wanted a non-cached copy. Regular link loading, or link reloading. ...
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Host your own website and dns server

I pay big money yearly for all of my website hosting, domain registrars, etc. My IP is dynamic and my provider allows different http ports. On my local webserver, I have access to my websites like ...
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Full url path of website on shared server

my ISP is not currently resolving DNS. But I can access most websites via IP addresses, Is there a way I can access my own website on a shared server via IP? It wasn't given to me. Like ...
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Windows 7: Local Domain

I'm setting up a local(LAN) web server using Windows 7 ULTIMATE and XAMPP. Is it possible to setup a local domain where the computers in my network can access the server on visiting ...
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How to download all repository tree files and folders? [duplicate]

first of all excuse me for asking this way but I didn't know another way to express what I need. If anyone can edit the question, I would be very pleased. Often searching for some materials through ...
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Can't access localhost on my browsers

I've just installed mamp for the first time onto my mac and I'm trying to view some PHP files I've loaded into the htdocs section of mamp. When I type localhost into my browsers, it says it can't ...
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Connect to a webserver running in Windows 7 using IP from a brower

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to ask this question. Here is my issue I'm using windows 7 and i have installed Zope Server.(Zope is python web framework which has a built-in server). I ...
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Running a webserver behind a firewall I have no access to

I'm having a bad time in my student appartment: I want to run a webserver on my Laptop, which should be reachable from outside of the net. I'm sitting behind some proxy-server that passes outgoing ...
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Using USB 3.0 Flash Drive or Solid State Hard Drive with USB 3.0 or SATA as WebServer

I currently have XAMPP installed in a Sandisk thumb drive, USB 2.0. This is great for portability but as you might imagine, it is quite slow. I tried out a USB 3.0 version of this setup, with a USB ...
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How to find websites on the same server [closed]

Here's my situation: I bought a hosting account and SSL certificate at one hosting company. After the site was online 1 day, next day it's offline and the only page I see is IIS 7 welcome page. I was ...
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Apache Web Server Works Locally Not Globally

I have been at this for a while tonight and thought I would seek some help before I hit the sack. I have successfully downloaded Apache and can run it without any issues on a fedora 16 box acting as ...
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Is it possible to setup PC as a server over LAN, and run a real (test) website on it?

Here's what I have - - a Intel dual-core PC with 6GB RAM and 320GB SATA HDD (I have a new model Sony VAIO laptop too, if that's any better); and a 8mbps home LAN (Broadband) connection. I do not know ...
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How to grant FTP access to just 1 directory (and its subdirectories) to an account

Is it possible to give someone FTP access to just one directory (and its subdirectories) and not all the directories of the webserver?
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Can't connect via HTTP to dyndns.org-powered home webserver outside of router … why?

I'm setting up a webserver behind my router. I've done the following: Router: Port forwarded 80, 8000, 8080 to the correct IP address (192.168.1.5 in this context). Router: Enabled dyndns.org ...
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How can I set up multiple apache local web sites on Ubuntu?

How can I set up multiple apache local web sites on Ubuntu? I added the following to httpd.conf: <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/wwwroot/htdocs/firstsite/" ServerName www.vhostsite.com ...
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How can I get web server information about a page I'm viewing (e.g. Apache or IIS, Windows or UNIX)?

When I check pages for broken links using Xenu's Link Sleuth it usefully lists information about the web server, OS and PHP version e.g. Apache/2.2.11 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.11 OpenSSL/0.9.8j PHP5.2.9 ...
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Setup home intranet

I have a home web server (mac mini) running MAMP. I've setup a couple web apps that I want to offer to my friends when they come over. I can access the websites when using a browser on the webserver ...
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Can a web hosting server become a nameserver also?

I have a VPS hosting account with a provider and I have been given an IP address. Now when we say that 'set up a private nameserver', what exactly do we mean? does it mean that I will turn my web ...
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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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CentOS running inside VMware as WebServer times out on outside connection

I have a CentOS machine running inside VMware. I have got PHP and Apache set up on it. If I open a browser (on the VM) and go to either localhost or 192.168.0.3, I get a phpinfo page I made in ...
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Forward a port with modem (with built-in but disabled router) + a separate router

I have a Motorola SBG6580 that is a modem and a wireless router in one. However, the wireless router part was bad so I disabled it and got a separate wireless router. I can go into the configuration ...
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linux setting a server to static ip and server name

I have written an app which will run on a server. I have little experience with network configuration and such things. Now I have set-up the server and everything works how I want however I want 2 ...
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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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OSX Mavericks: How can I make a webserver launch at boot and listen to port 80 without running the webserver as root?

According to Apple's launchd documentation: [launchd] Eliminates the primary reason for running daemons as root. Because launchd runs as root, it can create low-numbered TCP/IP listen sockets ...
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Virtual host error with Apache internal server error

I rented this server recently and I'm trying to set it up as a webserver. Apache is working and I tested phpmyadmin and a test.php file using the ip address directly on the web browser gives a message ...
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Forward two different websites to the same server

I'm pretty new in webserver management. So I rented this server, and setup a LAMP server with MySql and everything is alright in that sense. The problem is now that I have two different domains (say ...
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how to redirect a url with port via htaccess

Im Trying to Redirect a Single url like http://tracker.niresh.co:12495/announce to http://tracker.niresh.co/announce.php How can i get it working through htaccess ?
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How much power did a computer consume for an hour?

Imagine a computer system having 450W SMPS . It have 65W CPU and 4GB RAM. The computer is a server which frequently uses RAM and CPU. How much power does it will consume ? (I asking this to ...
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Why port forwarding not working in my WiMax router even though I forwarded it?

I am using BSNL WIMax Modem. I forwarded my port 6999 to 7010 to IP address 192.168.1.243. Using 192.168.1.234:7001 , I able to access my web server. But when I input my extrnal_ip_address:7001 , the ...
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Can't reach web server from local virtual network

I have installed a couple of virtual machines. Some uder Windows, some under Fedora Linux. On one of the Fedora machined I've installed Apache web server. I have setup server name in httpd.conf to ...
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Accessing port forwarding service from inside the network

I am running Zentyal as gateway on my network. My domain points to public ip on external interface of zentyal server. I have setup port forwarding on my zentyal server to forward all incoming traffic ...
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Can I serve a website on any port I want to?

I am building a web-server. Can I send web documents through any port I like, or are there limitations? If so, what are they?
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Webserver process resistant to Ctrl+Z

I'm trying out different Python web-microframeworks, such as cherrypy and flask (under Mac OSX). When I end the process with CTRL+Z usually the processes lives on. Why does the shutdown signal not ...
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How can I access a Web server in a VM from an iPad?

I have a virtual machine (running Windows Server 2012, if it's relevant), on VMware Workstation. It is running an Apache Tomcat web server, and I'm wanting to access that webserver from an iPad. Is ...
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What web server is using this favicon? [closed]

This might seem like an odd question but I see no option but to ask it anyway. I have seen this favicon like a million times. But I just can't figure out what server uses this favicon. It's a red ...
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A Cloud OS to Install on my Windows Server

Wondering if anyone has any experience or knowledge of some good, free, potentially open-source, cloud/Web Operating Systems that I can install and host on my own personal 2K8 R2 Server at home?
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Can a web server and XBMC HTPC co exist happily? [closed]

I have a machine that is currently dedicated to running my home theatre. It is way more powerful than it needs to be, and spec wise would have no problem running both a few websites and an HTPC What ...
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Access VMware based webserver from any computer via internet

I have created a web server(ubuntu server OS), on my web-development machine, using VMware Workstation. Now I want that I could point my website's nameservers to this virtual machine servers & ...
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Transfer ONLY email accounts from one server to another

Okay. So the company I work with just transferred web servers. I have SSH access to both machines. Without making a FULL cpanel backup, is there a way I can transfer JUST the email accounts from the ...
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WebFront for sharing diskspace

I just set up an Ubuntu server with 4 TB of Raid 5 space and a public IP, and I would like to share it with my family and friends. Is there any easy Web Frontend, with authentication and quotas, to ...
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Using a port other than 80 with lighttpd on Mac OS?

I've just installed lighttpd on Mac OS 10.6, but: $ lighttpd -f lighttpd.conf -D 2011-10-05 19:01:32: (network.c.358) can't bind to port: 80 Permission denied $ lsof -i :80 [a ton of processes] ...
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Good ways to transparent redirect site to port 8080?

Currently my home internet provider does not allow services on ports 1 to 1024 but allow the use of high ports to whatever users want to do and I was wondering what ways are there to mask my webserver ...
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Accessing my web server from the outside world

I have successfully installed "LAMP" and can get to my web server by typing 10.0.2.15. How can I make it so that when I type in my domain name it brings up my web server?
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WAMP Server vs LAMP Server

I want to set up a basic web server at home. I run Windows (XP on the machine to be a server), however I also have Ubuntu on hand if I need to run that. Basically I was wondering if there are any ...
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How can I access WAMP from LAN without 'Puting Online'?

I know I can put the server online. But I don't want the server accessible through the internet. Any suggestions?
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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 ...