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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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 ...
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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 ...
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What are the ups and downs of virtualmin and kloxo?

I'm looking at both virtualmin and kloxo for managing a CentOS 5 server that I'm setting up, and I'd like to know what the ups and downs of each are. It will mainly be a web server, and I don't have ...
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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?

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Combine multiple network interfaces to connect to a dedicated server

this is an underpaid employee writing, who's apparently responsible for all the IT stuff in a very small (non-IT) company. Today said company got a bunch of PCs/workstations, a switch, a computer ...
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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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managing same domain name with multiple sub domains with different physical servers

I am having one primary temp domain www.product.com For each client i need to have separate sub domain mapped to same server with same port(80) through virtual host. www.client1.product.com ...
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Error running MySQL Daemon

I'm getting a bizarre error running my mysql daemon as the user 'mysql' here is what the command spews out, now I've checked and the instance isn't running already :S So, I have no idea why it's ...
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Moving from VPS to Dedicated Server. AMD (vps) vs Intel Dedicated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I want to move from VPS to Dedicated Server I guess that VPS specifications are not equal to Dedicated ...
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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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Configuring firewall centOS help please

Hi I am trying to configure my ip tables...but I can't seem to make this work...i'm not sure why can anyone help (this is my first dedicated server) -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp ...
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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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VPS vs Dedicated Server - RAM & Processor [closed]

First off, take a look at these two packages. One is a dedicated server package, the other is a VPS: Dedicated Server VPS My question is about which will have superior performance. I intend to run ...