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What are those weird extra sites inside /var/www?

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A fairly common question we get asked is “What are those two weird-looking sites on my server?”

Inside your servers /var/www directory, you can list all of your websites with:

ls -l

Here you’ll find two websites with a random set of letters and numbers as the subdomain of, for example:


These two sites, plus “22222”, are your servers Monit and PHPMyAdmin. They’re very important and take up very little space.

Please don’t delete them 🙂

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