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

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How can I open listen ports on an Amazon EC2 instance?

I'm using Amazon EC2 micro instance with Ubuntu 11.04 on it (official AMI by Canonical). I have created a new security group for this instance: Inbound: 22 (SSH) 0.0.0.0/0 80 (HTTP) 0.0.0.0/0 ...
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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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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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2 Web Servers, 2 Domains, 1 WAN IP configuration

The Problem: I have 2 domains, 2 web servers, 1 WAN IP. 1 server is hosting www.site1.com, and the other should be hosting, www.site2.com. I forwarded the domain, to a port that is forwarded to that ...
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Nginx: Serve static files out of a given directory - one level too deep

I'm pretty new to nginx configs. I'm having some difficulty with a pretty basic problem. I'd like to host some static files at /doc (index.html, some images, etc). The files are located in a directory ...
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Set default subdirectory page in IIS 6

I'd like to set the default page of a directory under /inetpub/wwwroot to something other than 'index.html'. Using Apache and .htaccess I'd use the 'DirectoryIndex' statement. How can I do this in ...
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Port Forwarding not working

I have been trying to run the Webserver from my home machine, and have configured the modem accordingly. but still not able to make it work. I have WAMP installed, and my PC ip is 192.168.1.5, Once I ...
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Force Chrome to open URLs as URLs, instead of searching

I have a local Apache server running, which is defined through /etc/hosts as "apache". So I often open pages like: http://apache/website/ Normally, this works fine. However, since I am using a more ...
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How to configure the D-Link DSL-2640b to allow connections from Internet to my local Apache Web Server?

I have an Apache Web Server correctly installed on my PC, wich has a fixed local IP of 192.168.1.2. If I do localhost, 127.0.0.1 or 192.168.1.2 the Apache show his initial page. Now I want to access ...
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Moxa - NPort 5110 as HTTP Server or similar

I have a NPort 5110 Serial Device Server connecting our Automation Control Box to the LAN so we can communicate with it from a non-local pc via mapped com port. (if you are unfamiliar with the device ...
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How do I make my local webserver accessible to others on my network?

I've got a MacBook running MAMP. I want others on my team (who are on the same network) to be able to access my local webserver so they can test their client code against my RESTful API's on my ...
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how to enable remote access to my local server

I have Apache,php,mysql server set up in ubuntu. and I can open my app at 127.0.0.1. but now I want another machine any where in the world to access my homepage, so I find out my global ip address is ...
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PID:4 using Port 80

I was trying to install Zend Server CE on my computer but when I got to the point were I need to choose the port for my Web Server it says: "Web Server Port: 80 Occupied". So I decided to check what ...
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I'm trying to create a Web Server that will service only a small number of viewers. What options does Apache provide?

In need of a Web server model that services only a few clients, so which should I pick? (a few good reasons would be helpful)
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How to access http://localhost on the host operating system if the server is in a virtual machine?

I always used XAMPP for my LAMP environment and developed directly on Windows 7. But now I want to do all my web development on Linux so I installed Ubuntu in virtualbox and installed PHP/MySQL and ...
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How to find out if a server is acting as a reverse proxy?

As far as I know some webhosting companies use reverse proxies as some sort of load balancer, so all the HTTP requests go to one one physical server, but behind this there are several other ...
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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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Unable to start XAMPP on Windows 7

I downloaded XAMPP on Windows 7 and installed it in E:, but I am unable to start it. When I check http://localhost in the browser, I see an error page. In the XAMPP control panel, Apache is ...
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How to disable directory listing in the ColdFusion 8 built-in webserver?

I am using ColdFusion 8, and the built-in webserver as a development environment. In order to access sites hosted by the CF built-in webserver you put site directories in cf_root/wwwroot/ and can ...
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Can access web server from lan, but not internet

Right, well as the title says really. OS X Snow Leopard web server, all the latest updates. I can connect it to it on the LAN, but not on any external ISP...sorta. Can't connect to the domain on ...
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How do I run a local web-facing server?

I have a LAN with computers connected to various switches and hubs. I want to trasform one of my computers into a web server and I would like to have access to that computer from the internet. Would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to find network and server information

I have a web server set up using MAMP and running on my Mac on my college campus with all of my work and photos. I have it open for anyone to see, but at times my computer is dishing up to 30Mbt/s ...
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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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http://localhost:8080/ points to firefox installation directory C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox

When I type http://localhost:8080/ in any of my windows browser, I see all the files listed in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox which is my Firefox installation directory. I am not sure which http ...
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Setting up a server on a Mac Mini with OS X Lion

I'm in the process of setting up my Mac Mini as a home server. For that reason I seek some guidance: I want to have a "Fileserver" meaning 2 different user accounts with read/write permissions to 1 ...
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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 does video streaming work?

I watch live cricket matches online. Note that the match is held LIVE (somewhere!). At times since my Internet connection is slow, my video starts to buffer. Let's say my video stops playing and ...
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run web server from virtual machine, how do I use port 80

I have a host system running Fedora 15 and I have a guest system running CentOS 5.5 in VirtualBox. I did set up a virtualmin install and added port forwarding to the virtual machine. When I forward ...
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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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Struck In The Middle Of CentOS (x86_64) Server Installation, Please Help

On a Windows 7 system (Host PC) running Virtualbox, I am trying to install CentOS 5.6 (x86_64 a.k.a 64-bit version) server. I tried a couple of installations, since most people I asked for help told ...
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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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uTorrent or Transmission web interface hosted on web server

Is it possible to host my Transmission or uTorrent web interface on my web server? They have a local network web interface, and I don't want to port forward... Can I somehow configure it to it to log ...
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Please recommend a lightweight easily installable http server for OSX

I need an http server to serve up static content on localhost. It needs to meet the following conditions: easy to install, minimal configuration, just fire up from a directory and that's it ...
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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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Chrome slow on request against 127.0.0.1 via “fake” domain (domain.local)

I'm having troubles on my local dev environment with Chrome since an unknown moment in the past, some request (I would say about 90% of them) are really slow, it takes about 10 secs to start ...
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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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What are CGI scripts? [closed]

Can someone please post a concrete example of a CGI script and explain how it is handled by the web server?
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apache2 or apache2-mpm-prefork, which one is more secure?

From a pure security perspective, and on a Debian (or derivative, such as Ubuntu) system, what should one be installing as a web server? apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 OR ...
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HTTPD benchmarking tool that parses output

I'm trying to benchmark a HTTP server. It's becoming quite obvious that I won't get accurate numbers if the tool being used doesn't parse any output (the JavaScript and HTML). Does anyone know of a ...
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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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Web Server with Multiple Domains

I am running a Web Server which has single dynamic IP and many websites are running on several different ports. The server I am running are IIS7 and WAMP. I have around 5 websites in total running ...
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Script to generate gallery from current directory

I'm searching for a small script (.php) that will generate a gallery from the current directory. I hope you know what I mean. Something like below. EDIT: I mean something that requires no ...
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I got error when I try to connect to my WebService on Windows-XP

When I try to connect to my WebService I get this: Server Application Unavailable The web application you are attempting to access on this web server is currently unavailable. Please hit the ...
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Got error when I try to install my WebService on Windows-XP

I try to install my WebService on Windows XP but receive the following error: The installation of C:\MyWS\MyWS_Setup.msi is not permitted due to an error in software restriction policy ...