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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Tortoise SVN / Subversion push updates to Windows 2008 Server

I am googling like crazy trying to find a solution for this - but not having much luck! I have TortoiseSVN and Subversion running on my local Windows XP machine. I make changes to my website and ...
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windows hosting

I'm weighing my options on hosting apps that are built on the .NET stack. 1) Continue hosting in my office - I've got 4 web servers and 4 db servers and a few miscellaneous app servers. All are on ...
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In cPanel, clicking on phpMyAdmin leads to “downloading of index.php”

I have a dedicated server with cPanel WHM 11.26.8 on it which when I select phpMyAdmin, opens a new window and then tries to download index.php (which is always thankfully empty!). It doesnt happen ...
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HTTP transfer speeds start fast then slows to a crawl

We just got a new dedicated 1 gigabit server running IIS. The CPU is 15% or less, the RAM (4 GB total) has 3 GB unused... We are pushing 110 mbits per second... Speeds are really slow.. And, if ...
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Migrated to new server, DNS setup >48 hrs, some MySQL inserts from domain still show up on old server

Title says it all - I've migrated to a new dedicated server at a different IP.. It's been more than 48 hours since DNS was setup. Some MySQL inserts (standard php variables invoke mysql) from at ...
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How do you keep existing server configuration when migrating from different dedicated server hosts?

I am trying to migrate from my old server (Server 1) from provider 1 to a new server (Server B) at provider 2, keeping the process as seamless as possible. One of the first things I noticed in the ...
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What should we take care ourselves, if we want to move from Rackspace dedicated hosting to AWS

Our applications are hosted in Rackspace dedicated servers. We are planning to move them to AWS services like EC2, S3, etc. Currently Rackspace takes care of backing up data, monitoring stuff, I don't ...
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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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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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WHM, default Exim config - sent mail not being delivered to Microsoft Exchange

I'm having a huge headache with email over the past week and i'm ready to take a lump hammer to the server! We have a dedicated server with WHM installed and currently using the default exim ...
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Plesk open_basedir restriction in effect - restart server issue

Hello Everybody, I got Plesk on a dedicated server. I had open_basedir restriction in effect error in my php application, so i have edited the php.ini files on server core and created one within ...
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Need to know how to route non 80 port to a sub domain

I have my domain hosted in my own server. There are two applications running on my server that are accessible via example.com (IIS on port 80) and example.com:8080 (Tomcat on port 8080). Now I would ...
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One domain, dedicated SSL IP on whm

It's long, but please read carefully. I am trying to install an SSL certificate on my dedicated server with WHM/cPanel. I have a dedicated IP to use with the SSL certificate. My main domain is ...
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Run Windows based hosting among main Linux dedicated server

I have a Linux dedicated server which runs a bunch of PHP applications. I tried to migrate to Windows Server dedicated server last week, but I lack the IT knowledge in Windows and there are too many ...
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Dedicated server probability

I have 4 websites and i plan to move them on two dedicated servers. This is the config of the dedicated servers: Core2Duo E8400 3.0 GHz 8 GB DDR2-800 SDRAM 250 GB SATA HDD (7200 RPM) 2 TB Bandwidth 10 ...
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Migrating domains with 1&1

I currently have an old dedicated server with 1&1 and planned to get a Dynamic Cloud (even though it's not technically in the cloud) server with 1&1 still. I have 26 domains, which all seem ...
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MySQL memory usage monitoring and logging

I have noticed that my dedicated server is using 336mb for mysql. The server only has around 10 domains that are regularly visited throughout the day (there's roughly 10 more but are hardly ever ...
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Which hosting controller should I install in a dedicated server, that can handle PHP 5.3?

Hey everyone, I'm new to server administration, so I'm just trying to find a good hosting controller that let me do/have these things in my new dedicated server: - Create hosting accounts, each one ...
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Guide to setting up a RHEL5 dedicated web-server for a LAMP website?

I'm setting up a dedicated webserver which will host just one website, ours, which runs on PHP/MYSQL. What all steps should I undertake to make sure everything is configured properly? Is there a ...
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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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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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Setup simple email forwarding and smtp server for app

I've moved one of my web sites over to a dedicated server. I'd like to move all my other sites over as I can pretty much do everything I need to do, except setup an email server. This is usually a ...
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virtualbox instances dedicated-server with custom dnsmasq

I have dedicated server where I planned to run virtualbox virtual machines. Since the VMs are managed with vagrant/chef I may end up with many different ones. I thought it would be a great idea to ...
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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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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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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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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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High load httpd - Which type of machine do I need to provide this service?

I am running some very small sites that recieve a lot of traffic in bursts. The content served is < 2MB per user but there have been upto 8000 connections at a single time, this would probably be ...