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April 13, 2005 6:31:38 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

I apologize for neglecting to "filter" the content through Notepad before
sending it earlier. I have recalled the earlier post. I was just so upset by
reading what I encountered as a result of clicking on this link.
I innocently clicked on a link in Microsoft Encarta, which was supposed to
take me to a page with information about Northampton, MA, and this is what I
got. It seems scary, but I have no idea what it means. I copied and pasted
the page's content into Notepad and then copied and pasted it into this
post.
Here is what appeared in my browser; can anyone advise me as to what it
means or what, if anything I should do? Could it be that Encarta would offer
a link to a "dangerous" site?

Welcome to Your New Home in Cyberspace!
This is a placeholder page installed by the Debian release of the Apache Web
server package, because no home page was installed on this host. You may
want to replace this as soon as possible with your own web pages, of
course....
This computer has installed the Debian GNU/Linux operating system but has
nothing to do with the Debian GNU/Linux project. If you want to report
something about this host's behavior or domain, please contact the ISPs
involved directly, not the Debian Project.
See the Network Abuse Clearinghouse for how to do this.
Unless you changed its configuration, your new server is configured as
follows:
Configuration files can be found in /etc/apache.
The DocumentRoot, which is the directory under which all your HTML files
should exist, is set to /var/www.
CGI scripts are looked for in /usr/lib/cgi-bin, which is where Debian
packages will place their scripts.
Log files are placed in /var/log/apache, and will be rotated daily. The
frequency of rotation can be easily changed by editing
/etc/apache/cron.conf.
The default directory index is index.html, meaning that requests for a
directory /foo/bar/ will give the contents of the file
/var/www/foo/bar/index.html if it exists (assuming that /var/www is your
DocumentRoot).
User directories are enabled, and user documents will be looked for in the
public_html directory of the users' homes. These dirs should be under /home,
and users will not be able to symlink to files they don't own.
All standard Apache modules are available with this release and can be
chosen with the apacheconfig script. Installing a new module on your system
is just a matter of compiling it (with the apache-dev package) and adding a
line to your httpd.conf configuration file.
More documentation on Apache can be found on:
The Apache documentation stored on your server.
The Apache Project home site.
The ApacheWeek newsletter.
The Debian Project Documentation which contains HOWTOs, FAQs, and software
updates.
You can also consult the list of World Wide Web Frequently Asked Questions
for information.
If you find a bug in this Apache package, or in Apache itself, please file a
bug report on it. Instructions on doing this, and the list of known bugs of
this package, can be found in the Debian Bug Tracking System.
Thanks for using this package, and congratulations for your choice of a
Debian system!
Johnie Ingram, Treasure Island, California 13 October 2001.
April 13, 2005 6:56:12 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Another 'dead' link.

Nothing to worry about.

"JD" wrote:

> I apologize for neglecting to "filter" the content through Notepad before
> sending it earlier. I have recalled the earlier post. I was just so upset by
> reading what I encountered as a result of clicking on this link.
> I innocently clicked on a link in Microsoft Encarta, which was supposed to
> take me to a page with information about Northampton, MA, and this is what I
> got. It seems scary, but I have no idea what it means. I copied and pasted
> the page's content into Notepad and then copied and pasted it into this
> post.
> Here is what appeared in my browser; can anyone advise me as to what it
> means or what, if anything I should do? Could it be that Encarta would offer
> a link to a "dangerous" site?
>
> Welcome to Your New Home in Cyberspace!
> This is a placeholder page installed by the Debian release of the Apache Web
> server package, because no home page was installed on this host. You may
> want to replace this as soon as possible with your own web pages, of
> course....
> This computer has installed the Debian GNU/Linux operating system but has
> nothing to do with the Debian GNU/Linux project. If you want to report
> something about this host's behavior or domain, please contact the ISPs
> involved directly, not the Debian Project.
> See the Network Abuse Clearinghouse for how to do this.
> Unless you changed its configuration, your new server is configured as
> follows:
> Configuration files can be found in /etc/apache.
> The DocumentRoot, which is the directory under which all your HTML files
> should exist, is set to /var/www.
> CGI scripts are looked for in /usr/lib/cgi-bin, which is where Debian
> packages will place their scripts.
> Log files are placed in /var/log/apache, and will be rotated daily. The
> frequency of rotation can be easily changed by editing
> /etc/apache/cron.conf.
> The default directory index is index.html, meaning that requests for a
> directory /foo/bar/ will give the contents of the file
> /var/www/foo/bar/index.html if it exists (assuming that /var/www is your
> DocumentRoot).
> User directories are enabled, and user documents will be looked for in the
> public_html directory of the users' homes. These dirs should be under /home,
> and users will not be able to symlink to files they don't own.
> All standard Apache modules are available with this release and can be
> chosen with the apacheconfig script. Installing a new module on your system
> is just a matter of compiling it (with the apache-dev package) and adding a
> line to your httpd.conf configuration file.
> More documentation on Apache can be found on:
> The Apache documentation stored on your server.
> The Apache Project home site.
> The ApacheWeek newsletter.
> The Debian Project Documentation which contains HOWTOs, FAQs, and software
> updates.
> You can also consult the list of World Wide Web Frequently Asked Questions
> for information.
> If you find a bug in this Apache package, or in Apache itself, please file a
> bug report on it. Instructions on doing this, and the list of known bugs of
> this package, can be found in the Debian Bug Tracking System.
> Thanks for using this package, and congratulations for your choice of a
> Debian system!
> Johnie Ingram, Treasure Island, California 13 October 2001.
>
>
>
April 13, 2005 7:21:54 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Well, it seemed ominous. It says, "This computer has installed..." I'm
relieved to know that it's "nothing to worry about." Thanks.
"BAR" <BAR@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:0CED11F5-999F-48C6-8597-492E8EF82B55@microsoft.com...
> Another 'dead' link.
>
> Nothing to worry about.
>
> "JD" wrote:
>
>> I apologize for neglecting to "filter" the content through Notepad before
>> sending it earlier. I have recalled the earlier post. I was just so upset
>> by
>> reading what I encountered as a result of clicking on this link.
>> I innocently clicked on a link in Microsoft Encarta, which was supposed
>> to
>> take me to a page with information about Northampton, MA, and this is
>> what I
>> got. It seems scary, but I have no idea what it means. I copied and
>> pasted
>> the page's content into Notepad and then copied and pasted it into this
>> post.
>> Here is what appeared in my browser; can anyone advise me as to what it
>> means or what, if anything I should do? Could it be that Encarta would
>> offer
>> a link to a "dangerous" site?
>>
>> Welcome to Your New Home in Cyberspace!
>> This is a placeholder page installed by the Debian release of the Apache
>> Web
>> server package, because no home page was installed on this host. You may
>> want to replace this as soon as possible with your own web pages, of
>> course....
>> This computer has installed the Debian GNU/Linux operating system but has
>> nothing to do with the Debian GNU/Linux project. If you want to report
>> something about this host's behavior or domain, please contact the ISPs
>> involved directly, not the Debian Project.
>> See the Network Abuse Clearinghouse for how to do this.
>> Unless you changed its configuration, your new server is configured as
>> follows:
>> Configuration files can be found in /etc/apache.
>> The DocumentRoot, which is the directory under which all your HTML files
>> should exist, is set to /var/www.
>> CGI scripts are looked for in /usr/lib/cgi-bin, which is where Debian
>> packages will place their scripts.
>> Log files are placed in /var/log/apache, and will be rotated daily. The
>> frequency of rotation can be easily changed by editing
>> /etc/apache/cron.conf.
>> The default directory index is index.html, meaning that requests for a
>> directory /foo/bar/ will give the contents of the file
>> /var/www/foo/bar/index.html if it exists (assuming that /var/www is your
>> DocumentRoot).
>> User directories are enabled, and user documents will be looked for in
>> the
>> public_html directory of the users' homes. These dirs should be under
>> /home,
>> and users will not be able to symlink to files they don't own.
>> All standard Apache modules are available with this release and can be
>> chosen with the apacheconfig script. Installing a new module on your
>> system
>> is just a matter of compiling it (with the apache-dev package) and adding
>> a
>> line to your httpd.conf configuration file.
>> More documentation on Apache can be found on:
>> The Apache documentation stored on your server.
>> The Apache Project home site.
>> The ApacheWeek newsletter.
>> The Debian Project Documentation which contains HOWTOs, FAQs, and
>> software
>> updates.
>> You can also consult the list of World Wide Web Frequently Asked
>> Questions
>> for information.
>> If you find a bug in this Apache package, or in Apache itself, please
>> file a
>> bug report on it. Instructions on doing this, and the list of known bugs
>> of
>> this package, can be found in the Debian Bug Tracking System.
>> Thanks for using this package, and congratulations for your choice of a
>> Debian system!
>> Johnie Ingram, Treasure Island, California 13 October 2001.
>>
>>
>>
!