35 questions linked to/from What are the canonical answers we've discovered over the years?
Was this question wrongly marked as an exact duplicate?
I have a question about my Server Fault post: What file do I need to change so Apache won't say what Operating System I am using? Several users had marked it as an exact duplicate, so I tried to ...
Is it time for a canonical question/answer on non-hostname-aware protocols?
After yet another question asking how to bring hostname-awareness for proxying purposes to a protocol that doesn't have any support for it, is it time for a canonical question on hostname-aware ...
The highest rated question on this SE is a rant/opinion about an idiot; what does that tell me about asking good questions here? [closed]
The highest voted question on this SE is effectively a rant about a security auditor: Our security auditor is an idiot. How do I give him the information he wants? While I do find the Q&A ...
Should a successful (but certainly perfectible) answer be made a community wiki?
I have written a answer that has become unexpectedly successful. But I don’t think my answer is perfect, and some users made suggestions for improvement. Would it be good practice to make this ...
What information should I include or obfuscate in my posts?
This is a Canonical Question about the privacy of Server Fault and the needed detail to get an answer from the community. Is there any information other than a password that would be considered a ...
Concrete question was closed with "too broad"
Just came through this thread: Difference between Microsoft ADCS Standalone CA and Enterprise CA For me the question doesn't look "too broad", because the answer is quite obvious for those who is ...
What to do with XAMPP/MAMP/WAMP questions
It's generally known that it's a horrible idea to use these one-click LAMP stack installers for anything but local development. That said, with surprising regularity, we seem to get questions from ...
Should I flag bottleneck identification problems as Capacity and Planning dupes?
There are lots of questions on ServerFault (2.3k as of this writing) about identifying bottlenecks. I just came across CPU overloaded but no proccess is using more than 1% when reviewing, and I'm not ...
Can I open a question about licensing?
I would like to open a question about VMware Essentials Kits licensing but, searching through the community I've found this: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? Which lead me to ...
Publish private Lan services over Internet
How to access my internal network services from outside my local network ? This is a redundant question i can see on SF, mainly regarding Web Server publication from Lan to Internet. From now, i ...
Why are learning materials questions off-topic?
I asked a question looking for pointers to overview materials about VPNs, as opposed to product-specific documentation. It was very promptly closed as 'off-topic' on the grounds that "Questions ...
Voting statistics on serverfault
I was wondering if there is some place that has voting statistics / general usage statistics on Serverfault. Possibly in relation to its closest sister sites: StackOverflow and Super User. I'm mostly ...
Could someone let me know the reason for closure of my question?
I wanted to know the reason behind the closure of this question. The reason states the question is off-topic which surprises me because I happened to read a pretty similar question again in server ...
Where can I find all Wiki Answers?
I'm currently looking through this site for research purposes, This may be very obvious to which I'll feel very stupid but I cant seem to find a way to see all wiki questions and answers together so ...
Proposed changes to some help pages
In response to voretaq7's comment on an answer elsewhere, I'm here proposing some adjustments to the help and other text. I was looking for the following material, and managed not to find it, though ...