In the web hosting industry, a dedicated server refers to a server which is leased in its entirety to a single customer, usually an individual or small business.

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I can't Access My Website or Ping it [closed]

I have installed my webserver successfully and setup one website correctly except for one site. In my domain registrar, I setup the nameservers as follows: ns1.site1.com ns2.site1.com And point ...
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Intel Xeon E5645 vs E3-1270V3 [duplicate]

I'm planning to buy another dedicated server and wondering which of the two is the best in terms of my need. I am expecting the following traffic on my two sites: site 1: 10 million page views every ...
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lighttpd stuck with “W” sending reply

I'm having problems with the server and it's annoying because it was running perfect for about two months and I haven't changed anything. I'm using lighttpd with php-fpm, this is the status page: ...
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Dedicated, VPS, Cloud, PaaS or What? [duplicate]

We're a startup (no money) and we are ready to launch our product (SaaS). Out product consist in : 1) Frontend Dynamic website (PHP) 2) Backend software(java) which runs once in a while upon user ...
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Change ssh port for specific ip address

I get the trouble with putty, so I prefer using shell( linux) to access server via ssh, my ip address has alter port for ssh is 6091, so is there anyway to access server via ssh by command ssh ...
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File permissions on a dedicated server [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server for my website. There are no other users, and no other websites on the same machine. Is there any risk in setting 777-permissions on my site's public_html folder, bearing in ...
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Identify if windows server is dedicated or vps [duplicate]

I have offers for vps and dedicated hosting. The price for dedicated server is around $100/month which makes me think whether I am really getting a dedicated machine or just scammed to give me vps in ...
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Web Server: Need VPN? [closed]

We are starting a new web development company and know very little about web servers. The hosting company is wanting to lease to us a VPN appliance (Sonicwall TZ215). Do we need this or is the a ...
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How to move files between 2 servers, dedicated server and azure VM [closed]

I am moving from a dedicated server on a hosting company to a new windows azure VM, I need to transfer all files from dedicated server to the new VM, there are about 200GB files to move, I want to ...
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Fixed ip to specific lan port

How should I go forth to set a fixed/static ip dedicated to one lan port in my switch or router, so that everything i plug in that specific port acquires the same ip? I have a Linksys EA6700 Wireless ...
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Rebooted Ubuntu Server, didn't come back up. How do I investigate the cause?

Leading off from previous question where I got excellent advice from LinuxDevOps, which I partially chose to ignore; the worse happened, and I don't know why, or how to investigate the cause. I have ...
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Any way to distinguish VPS from Dedicated from client's perspective? [duplicate]

I've been putting up with an over subscribed VPS for too long now. I want my own box. The box I'm now renting isn't nearly as powerful, but it's all mine, and is more than enough power for my ...
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Network attack on dedicated server [duplicate]

I am using a dedicated server hosting for one of my project. I got a mail from my server provider that their monitoring system noticed a network scan (or network attack) from an IP address. The ...
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Should i separate MYSQL from PHP and NODE JS to another server

I am a PHP Programmer and working on community website. I am using Apache NodeJS Php and Mysql on server: 24GB RAM Intel i7 950 8Cores 8Threads 3.06GHz, 120GB SSD HDD 12GB SWAP (dedicated server) OS: ...
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Can a properly wired reset switch fail to reboot a frozen system?

Context: We rent unmanaged server hardware. The hoster's web dashboard offers a "automatic hardware reset" command (next to a "send ctrl-alt-del" command), but it fails to reboot the machine when the ...
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When should I consider a dedicated server instead of cloud VPS?

Currently I have a web app running where I have 9 VPS servers connected to a Load Balancer. As my web app has been getting traffic, I've been purchasing new VPSs to handle the load. Managing so many ...
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Cpanel nameserver error? Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers

I've got a new dedicated leaseweb server with WHM/Cpanel. There's only 1 IP. I've registered the main domain iworldcreation.com at whois.com. It has two private nameservers assigned: ...
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Postfix stop working, email stuck in queue

Few day ago i recognize that my postfix have 600 000 mail in queue. The causes was php files in one of my domains. I removed this php files, flush postfix queue and block ip adress which access to ...
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Nginx failed (99: Cannot assign requested address)

OS: CentOS 6.5 (Final) Panel Version: 11.5.30 I'm using Plesk and turned on the nginx service. Now my sites are pointing to the Apache page. I have also looked at the errors within the nginx error ...
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Server suddenly stopped responding with no apparent reason [closed]

I've no idea what happened, suddenly my server stopped responding, the only thing I got is a screenshot from the console. nothing special in /var/log/syslog or /var/log/kern.log I need a little ...
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Comparing an Unknown Xeon Single Core processor with Core2Quad Q9650 [closed]

I was in the market for a cheap server and I got a deal for $30 on one with a Xeon single core processor but they did not tell me which model it is. At that time the specs weren't a big deal so I ...
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Unable to send command to newly created screen?

screen -dmS SIEGE_01 sleep 1 screen -S SIEGE_01 -X stuff "cd /home/ss12036/ImpulseNetwork/Servers/SIEGE_01/"`echo -ne '\015'` sleep 1 screen -S SIEGE_01 -X stuff "sh Start.sh"`echo -ne '\015'` ...
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DNS propagation: A record and IP change on domain panel and VPS?

I'm moving my website from a VPS to a dedicated server. In my Domain administrative panel there is a DNS zone where i've changed the A record from the previous IP address to the dedicated server's ...
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Why is this Server crashing? [closed]

My server crashed 3 times, (2 times less than 24 hours ago), and once 1 week ago. Each time, the server was not pingable, until the host rebooted the machine. It's a dedicated server at ServerPronto ...
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Can't get IPv6 setup statically using CentOS6 on a 1and1 dedicated server

I have a server at 1and1 that I'm trying to setup with a set of static IPv6 addresses. I can't get it to work and have tried every forum and guide I could find on google. Their tech support has told ...
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Server wait time increases to over 5 seconds

http://i.stack.imgur.com/pxqRp.png As you can see in the above pingdom report screenshot, the wait time for this website http://quotepix.com and all other websites on the server have shot up to ...
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Secure communication between two hosted dedicated servers? [closed]

I'm planning to host a site on a pair of dedicated servers (both running IIS/SQL Server with SQL replication). Since the hoster only provides a public IP on each machine, how would I secure ...
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Where to start a dedicated / VPS hosting small buisness [closed]

I hope I'm posting in the right place, this site seemed the most relevant to my question. Anyway, one of my friends and I want to invest in a hosting company, we don't really know where to start, we ...
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HP ProLiant DL120 G7 boot stuck due to disabled raid controller

After I have enabled RAID I disabled the B110i raid controller in the BIOS. Now it is stuck on a POST message and I can't do anything. Pressing F9 to re-enter the BIOS settings does nothing. It ...
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Amazon RDS equivalent to dedicated

We currently have a dedicated server 8 cores, AMD Opteron @ 2.3GHz (don't know the exact model), 40GB RAM, 500 GB HDD. The MySQL database size reported by SELECT table_schema, Round(Sum(data_length ...
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How to judge when I need a server upgrade?

I rent a dedicated server for one of my sites (Linux, WHM/cPanel). The site gets a decent number of monthly visitors (over a million), and I am starting to wonder how I should monitor it to discover ...
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Is it possible to host reduntant email service using cPanel and cloud hosting or any other solution?

We have one dedicated server on which around 50 client domains are hosted using WHM / cPanel. This server went down and our clients emails (and websites) also stopped working. How can we offer a ...
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Use my server as a proxy to bypass blocked ports [closed]

I cannot connect to some services (TS3, Mumble, Steam...) from my university because some ports are blocked. I was wondering, can I use my dedicated server as a kind of proxy? so I connect to my ...
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Hosted Network Latency

Background I have a new hosted, dedicated database server behind a dedicated firewall (Cisco ASA 5505 Sec+). The plan is to have a virtual (aka "cloud") web server or two on the other side of the ...
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Hosting multiple socks proxies on a single server

I have multiple public IP addresses assigned to a single NIC in a Windows Server 2012. I want to be able to use each IP as a socks proxy server which has to be accessible from other Internet users. ...
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100 Mbit/s Colocation Connectivity [closed]

I have an offer for 100 Mbit/s network speed in as a co-location service. 100mbit includes download/upload all together? For example: Can I upload with 100Mbit/s while downloading 100Mbit/s at same ...
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Cannot connect to server via ftp (using vsftp)

I am having trouble connecting to my server via ftp. No problem connecting as anonymous. I am using vsftpd. I've tried disabling iptables, checked user's shell and tried using an active mode, but ...
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centos mysql keeps crashing, what to do?

I recently got a dedicated server under CentOS with OVH. Everything has been working fine since 2 months, but starting a few days ago mysql keeps crashing and that causes various problems with my ...
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Which AWS plan is proper for me? [duplicate]

I use a dedicated server with 2gb ram, 6ghz (Dual Xeon) cpu and 500gb Bandwith (actually I need %30 of this bandwith) and 120 gb storage capacity (and I need only 50-60 gb capacity) I have a Java ...
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Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 [closed]

If I have a windows server 2008 hyper-v dedi can I install the hyper-v manager on a vps to manage my dedi?
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How can I cause WHM to allocate resources to only one account?

I have a Dedicated Server with cPanel/WHM management and I run one web-application in just one account, so I need all server power (RAM and CPU time) to be directed to this account. I just don't know ...
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Permanent site-to-datacentre VPN for a hosted Windows Server

I’m looking to setup a permanent VPN connection from our office to a Windows Server provided by 1and1. We’re looking to get SQL log shipping setup between the hosted 1and1 server and our office. I’m ...
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Spam Issue - Dedicated Server

I am in-charge of a dedicated server with Plesk Control Panel installed on a Windows Server 2008 Web Edition. The issue that I am having is related with the emails setup on the same server using ...
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VPS vs Dedicated server, security- and performance-wise

I've been search the web for information and advice on the whole "VPS vs Dedicated"-question. All I can find on the subject is based on economy and a bit performance. So here goes: What are the pros ...
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Dedicated server vs VPS: advice on scaling site

We could use advice on a scaling/ops issue. We have a simple mobile app that runs on Rails 3.2.12 and uses MongoMapper instead of ActiveRecord. There is one database call that sporadically performs ...
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Is there a chance to block images spiders / bots on dedicated servers without using robots.txt or .htaccess?

We know that we can block certain spiders from crawling websites pages using robots.txt or .htaccess or maybe via the Apache configuration File httpd.conf. But that requires to edit may be a large ...
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Correctly configure nameservers with cPanel

I just bought a VPS with cPanel/WHM. My hosting provider gave me 3 dedicated IP addresses with my plan. I read on the internet that I should use 2 IPs for my nameservers and the other one as the main ...
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What to upgrade, RAM over capacity [duplicate]

I'm currently running a series of sites on a single VPS. My RAM usage has been continually going over capacity and, even after upgrading, I seem to be using all of my allotted RAM and burstable RAM... ...
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In DNS check, what “different subnets” and “number of MX records” warnings mean?

In DNS check tools like intodns and dnsstuff, what are the following warnings means and how to avoid: Different subnets : WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets. Number of MX ...
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Do I need to have multiple MX records that point to different IPs that are in different subnets even if I only have one dedicated server?

I own and operate a single dedicated server that offers shared web hosting space to my clients including email services. Is it possible to have multiple MX records for each client domain, and have ...