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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Hosting a bunch of sites on a server with Verizon DSL?

I have 50 demo sites (running on .Net 3.5) that are very resource intensive. So shared hosting or using a Virtual Server is not working out. These sites are not production and do not use a lot of ...
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Windows web server and SQL Server on same dedicated server

I'm currently trying to decide on the best approach to handle hosting a few moderate traffic websites for production e-commerce and online applications. We'd like to move to a dedicated server and are ...
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What's involved getting domain name pointed at my dedicated server (Win2008)?

I am paying for a dedicated server (2.66GHz Duo, 2GB RAM) from GoDaddy.com; it is running Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition, and I have a static IP address. The server is being used to host a web ...
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azure, ec2 or dedicated hosting

for a scalable high traffic web site (asp.net) which platform is more powerful with minimum price ? amazon ec2, microsoft azure or using dedicated servers,..please share your advances. Best Regards, ...
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In terms of stability, who beats whom? VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

basically I am asking because I am wondering if dedicated servers are really more stable than VPS? I read here: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/difference-between-shared-vps-dedicated-...
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Start jar service on ports belong to Apache [closed]

I have been made a service for my Android Game. The service have socket connection, that connection is open on port 4444. My android App has connected with server by IP address e.g. 192.168.1.1:4444 ...
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IP forwarding server (or other solution)

We have physical server based in Hungary that are serving our Hungarian version of a site. For any other website we launch in different countries, We buy hosting in that country and launch another ...
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How can I work out how much RAM I'm (a) using or (b) would benefit from?

I used to run my site from a 4GB VPS. As time went on my storage needs grew, and I ended up moving to a 3TB dedicated server. As a side benefit, I now had 32GB of RAM. Though I'll admit I didn't ...
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How to check if mail ports on leased server are blocked?

I recently switched companies on a dedicated web server and strongly believe that they are blocking ports 25 and 110. Initially, I thought that it was my active Windows Firewall settings but reviewed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to combine AWS and dedicated external servers?

I have an extensive network of servers all currently hosted on AWS EC2. For reasons of cost I plan to gradually migrate to dedicated servers where possible. So: How can I best combine AWS and non-...
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dedicated server and unix sockets

I have an OpenVZ VPS and for some reasons I have run out of the non-TCP sockets: cat /proc/user_beancounters uid resource held maxheld barrier limit failcnt numothersock 40 ...
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Named Begin errors in Logwatch

We have a dedicated server with Fasthosts and are getting the following information via Logwatch. We're trying to work out the 'Named Begin' section as on a daily basis there is hundreds of unmatched ...
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UK Service provider w/ dynamic IP Allocation

Can anyone recommend an ISP in the UK that allows for dynamic shifting of IP's across servers? Basically, I've been working on a test project (as possibly easy to tell from my previous posts) with ...
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What are the ups and downs of CentOS and Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CentOS vs. Ubuntu I'm setting up a new dedicated server, and, though I'm mainly familiar with Ubuntu, I'm thinking of trying other systems. I've played a little with other ...
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Server powerful enough [closed]

I am planing to buy this dedicated server: Dual Core ATOM 4GB RAM 1.5TB HDD Will this be ok to run lets say a php website with about 5.000 unique visitors / day ?
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Localized servers for various continents without manually dumping the datas?

Would you explain me how is possible to set up a configuration like this (example) (LAMP): 1 Main server (in europe for example) with database, static files, php, etc. Other servers in others ...
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new to server hosting, what do i need to know? should I? [closed]

I am planning (mostly hoping) to create and manage my own server for some python web apps, Apache/PHP/MySQL as well as a minecraft server. I have never hosted anything more complicated than a ...
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SSL and IP addresses on a dedicated server

I've just moved from a shared web hosting server operating on WHM/cPanel running six domains with 1 dedicated IP address. 1 of the 6 domains has an SSL certificate. I have since moved to a dedicated ...
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Amazon EC2 performance vs desktop

I'm wondering how to compare performance of EC2 instances with standard dedicated servers and desktop. I've found only comparance of defferent clouds. I need to find a solution to perform some ...
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Move grid hosting to dedicated?

I have been using a grid hosting solution to host a site of mine for some time. it is a drupal site with reasonable traffic. I have a vps with the same host which provides 0.5GB of memcached, but ...
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Proper path for a website on a dedicated server?

I have a dedicated server that I need to setup one website one. Where should it be located? I thought it should be: /root/public_html But I think that folder falls in the '/' partition and it only ...
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Best Server Hosting Technology for unscaled code

Ok so i changed my question to make it more clear. If I have a social networking site with 1000 users online at the same time what would be a better solution. A dedicated server with one box? or a ...
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Cold Fusion Hosting [closed]

This may not be the place for this question but I am sure several people have some good insight to it. I am a LAMP developer and have recently been given the task of porting a clients existing Cold ...
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2 dedicated servers, one for the database server, and the other for webserver?

i wanted to buy 2 dedicated servers, and have one for holding the mysql database and the other one for running the web application, im not sure if thats a good idea. p.s. in terms of accessing data i ...
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Postfix configuration / Multiple virtual host

I rent a server couple of month ago, but i never managed to configure correclty postfix. I explain, i have 4 domains, hosted appart from the dedicaced domain and i want to recieve/send mail to my ...
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How do I configure httpd.conf file in a dedicated server [closed]

I recently hired a dedicated server with WHM/Cpanel Centos 64 bit. I have done setup for domains and it is ready to go live. but I need to do some advance config with Apache and php so how do I do ...
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How to make my domain name a Name server

i got a dedicated server and a domain name. they sent me a didikit login and an ip, now i want to make my own name servers like this : dn1.mydomain.com and dn2.mydomain.com How to do that and i ...
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dedicated server windows 2003 with HELM, or 2008R2 64 without

Thinking about getting a new dedicated server, having played with a shared solution and not very happy with it I am going to go back to dedicated For the same amount of money I can get either a ...
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Dedicated Servers with Terminal Services

I need a dedicated server with Windows 2003/2008 Standard plus Terminal Services Client Access Licenses. Can somebody recommend me some company which offers this?
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Can you recommend me a dedicated server company that has fast servers? [closed]

I currently pay $170 for my Quad Server. The transfer is unmonitored but the speed is really slow. Can you recommend me a couple of better alternatives, preferably with no setup fee? Thanks!
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Strange traffic on my dedicated Kimsufi Debian 8.4

I own a Kimsufi dedicated server since more than one year, and recently I decided to completely re-install the OS. I installed Debian 8.4 Jessie. I installed all the updates needed, changed my SSH ...
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Best performance- and backup-strategy with running multiple Webapps and databases on dedicated servers

my company is soon going to move our webservice-hosting to a new hoster and therefore i'm currently planing how everything will run in the future. I have to deploy at least: MsSQL-Database Server ...
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VPS/Dedicated for a HTML5 game? [duplicate]

We are about to host a 220 MB HTML5 game and are estimating 25,000 daily plays (160+ TB monthly traffic, and approximately 500 Mbps speed). Plenty of hosts can accommodate these numbers, but where ...
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Freebsd 10 install with non standard gateway route

Some service providers offer dedicated/vps nodes with non standard gateways (ie not in the same subnet). For instance : ip add 10.0.1.1/32 with gateway 56.0.1.1 For this purpose some manual steps ...
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Easy way to send local configuration to server

Pretend I have setup a server hosting for a website locally (on my Linux laptop), it all works perfectly. It has all of the files for the website, firewall has been setup, apache install etc... For ...
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how to assign failover ip into windows vm (ubuntu, kvm)

I purchased a dedicate server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64) with a failover ip from online.net. And i want to setup a windows vm with failover ip using kvm. I tried myself several times, but all failed. ...
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Server shuts down unexpectedly

I have dedicated server with centOS installed on it. Inside this, I had installed Proxmox VE (Virtual Environment). Again in Proxmox I had installed centos and centos web panel. The server inside ...
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Optimizing Apache + PHP 5

I have a dedicated Ubuntu box with a Plesk panel. My php files take a couple of seconds for the ttfb at random. Most requests are server lighting fast but after a couple of refreshes it waits very ...
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Server becomes unresponsive after several days

I have a dedicated server that becomes unresponsive after several days of running-time. Sometimes it's 1 day and sometimes it's 5 days but it always happens and I can neither reach the server via ssh ...
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Can't ssh after configuring sshd_config

I have configured my sshd configuration files to listen to ipv6 addresses, but forgot to uncomment ipv4 local addresses. Here is a snippet from my configuration file: AddressFamily any ListenAddress ...
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Was i sold a VPS instead of Dedicated server? [duplicate]

I've been having weird inconsistencies through the server, so i've decided to look around, so dmidecode -t system outputs: Manufacturer: VMware, Inc. Product Name: VMware Virtual Platform ...
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Nginx on VM on ded. root server has very slow download rates

I'm running VMware ESXI on a kimsufi dedicated root with 100Mbit/s network access. As the root has only 1 public IPv4 available and ESXi cannot NAT its VMs, I assigned the public IP to VM#1 which is ...
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Dedicated server issues with SSL and IPs, content showing on wrong site [closed]

We have a number of sites on this dedicated server. Pages from one site are showing up on another site. Example: clientsite1.com (right site, no SSL installed) clientsite2.com (forwards to SSL, ...
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My server boots a kernel I don't recognize

On my dedicated server I'm running Debian 7.5 as an OS. I have installed OpenVZ for amd64 architecture to use the benefits of virtualization but after successfully installing it (following these ...