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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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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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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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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How to judge when I need a server upgrade? [duplicate]

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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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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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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How can I cause WHM to allocate resources to only one account? [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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 [closed]

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 ...
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NGINX config help, Multiple Servers

I am having an issue with NGINX , this could quite possibly be an easy fix then again could not be I just don't know that much about NGINX. I have my NGINX config below which works great. But I have ...
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POP / IMAP server under attack : what risks and how to secure?

Since yesterday (7am), our POP server is under a dictionnary attack : this is what I found in /var/log/mail.log : Mar 26 10:31:36 serv pop3d: LOGIN FAILED, user=monday, ip=[::ffff:91.121.**.***] Mar ...
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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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How to virtualization on dedicated server with apache? [closed]

I have yet to get a straight answer from anyone, technical support from everyhost declines to tell me exactly how it works, and everyone else just says to just "make an apache virtual server" without ...
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how to connect my server to internet [closed]

We have a project which very resource consuming in databse part and we found that database hosting which is satisfied our needs is lot money consuming. We want to built own server and connect our ...
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There is another site pointing to my site without my permission [duplicate]

I have a site 'aaa.com' for instance on a dedicated server. And there is another site 'bbb.com' which became able to display all my site content. It was able to get all the traffic that is coming from ...
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cannot use any yum command: no space left on device

if i use any yum command, i get Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module> yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True) ...
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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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How can I handle big traffic spikes on my dedicated server?

I have an E-Commerce site, which gains a sudden peak of very high traffic when I turn on different ads campaigns. From this moment on, my current dedicated server (Hostgator, 4GB Memoray, 100mbps ...
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Protect dedicated server with cloudflare [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 based dedicated server with LAMP installed. I host several websites, but for now all websites are on same IP, configured using Apache Virtual Hosts. Everyone can attack my ...
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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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Remote Installation on Dedicated Server

I have a question in my mind. I am reselling dedicated server from OVH and Server4you. I have notice that they have remote installtion feature. Only we need to select which os we want to install and ...
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Locked myself out of root access

I'm very new to owning a dedicated server. I'm learning and was configuring one I bought with OVH. I was configuring what I thought was other SHH users. It was a sshd_config. I appended this to the ...
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Fast format option for HDs recommended in dedicated servers?

I'm learning about dedicated servers and have a very simple question. In windows server 2008, is it a good practice to fast format your HDs for the first time? Or should i perform a slow one? Which ...
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How does one set a dedicated IP address to a minecraft server on Windows Server 2008 R2? [closed]

So I bought a dedicated server from staminus.net just for running a Minecraft server. On Minecraft, the default port is 25565. I am wondering how one makes it so that there is no port on the IP ...
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adjusting php fpm configuration

Lately my server (i7-2600 @ 4x3.4ghz, 8GB Ram) is getting really high load averages. Ive cached the most popular pages and tried to remove them aswell to test if they are the fault, but it gives no ...
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Get dedicated server for the websites and keep shared hosting for the database, good idea? [closed]

We're thinking about moving from a shared hosting to a dedicated server (a managed one, we don't want to manage/maintain it for now). I keep reading that it's best to have a server for the websites ...
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Right dedicated server specifications for my usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites We are going to move from our current shared hosting to probably a (managed) dedicated server, and I've ...
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What server specs would be needed to handle an ASP.NET website with the following usage? [closed]

I'm currently re-developing an ASP.NET website for a client and they want to upgrade their server hardware, but they're not sure to what. The current server specs are: AMD Athlon 3200+ with 2GB RAM, ...
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Someone parked a domain on my server/IP - should I worry? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there anything I can do about someone who has pointed their domain at my ip? I'm running a dedicated server with own static IP for a while now. Some weeks ago I ...
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Netscan detected from host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server’s been hacked EMERGENCY Portscan attacks from somewhere I am using Hetzner's dedicated servers. Today I have got a message: We have received information ...
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How to check the number of requests being served by server

Can any one help with the command to check the number of requests being served by apache web server. I know some commands to test the load of server, like top command to check the load on server and ...
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Performance issues with new dedicated server

I have just subscribed to a new dedicated server and am getting worse than expected PHP execution performance. Execution times are twice as high as on my old shared server! I'm definitely not an ...