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Migrating Dreamhost Google Apps Account back to 1and1 then DNS to SquareSpace

So a little bit of background. The domain is controlled by my 1and1 account, which currently points DNS to Dreamhost's name servers. I setup Google Apps in the Dreamhost panel, creating custom MX ...
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Dreamhost VPS PHP Startup: Unable to open package2.xml

I have a new Dreamhost VPS server running PHP 5.3. Whenever I run a PHP program I get this error every time. PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/imagick.so' - /imagick.so: ...
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How to install moinmoin-2 on dreamhost

How to install moinmoin-2 on dreamhost? I'm putting this here, so I can find it in the future. Maybe it is useful to other people too. I found it challenging because: it needs python2.7, and ...
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Migrate Rails app with passenger, capistrano(with rubber), and ImageMagick to Dreamhost

I have a beta app that a developer has made for my company and I need to clone their work onto another server. I have successfully backed up the MySQL database to another server and copied all their ...
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nginx VPS on Dreamhost using a lot of memory for two small sites

I have a similar problem to that of the user who posted High memory usage of WordPress hosted on DreamHost VPS. The reason this is a 'problem' is because when it maxes out the memory quota I set for ...
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SSL/https setup for herokuapp.com address rather than my actual domain

I have a subdomain of my site pointed to a rails app at mysite.herokuapp.com. I bought a certificate from godaddy and seem to have that all set up correctly. So that when I go to: ...
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Sharing git repo on DreamHost

I have a git repo on DreamHost that I would like to be able to share with other developers. I am only able to create it in my home directory. How do I get it so that other devs can access it via ...
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dreamhost | connecting mysql remotely over https

I am trying to Connect to a MySQL Database from Third-Party Programs as mentioned here: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/MySQL (see section: Connect to MySQL Database from Third-Party Programs) I have ...
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Redirect domain to Dreamhost by changing A Record only

I bought a domain somewhere else and tried changing the A records there to the DNS nameservers that Dreamhost uses (66.33.206.206), but it didn't work. Is there any way to have my domain redirect to ...
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Switching Servers, SSL domain, one vps?

Feeding off of this post. I have a domain with Dreamhost and i've purchased SSL certificate for it. I am moving over the server files to Linode but and setting the DNS in dreamhost to point over. ...
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How do I check what version of mod_passenger I'm running?

I'm running into an intermittent error with my Ruby app and I'm trying to figure out the context. I'm running mod_passenger off of Apache (on Dreamhost, if that matters). The error I'm getting is: [ ...
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Rails on Dreamhost dedicated alongside existing PHP apps

I'm a developer, and don't have much administration experience. The client wants to host a Rails 3.2 app on his Dreamhost dedicated server (running Debian) which already hosts a bunch of other sites ...
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Dreamhost email sending issues

This has happened from time to time in the past with the emails showing up eventually hours to days later, however I sent some emails last week with a true result to Gmail and they still haven't ...
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High memory usage of WordPress hosted on DreamHost VPS

Recently I see very high memory usage on VPS servers hosting my blog at DreamHost. There is not traffic increase in the recent months, but the memory usage is pushed by 250 MB. I tried looking at most ...
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How do I make mediawiki take less memory and run faster?

I am running MediaWiki on dreamhost for two websites. The first gets about 50,000 page views a day, the second gets 12,000. Dreamhost is using mediawiki version 1.16.4 and shows no interest in ...
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DNS record for a subdomain on Dreamhost

I'm currently hosting a subdomain for a charity on Dreamhost. The charity is in control of the DNS records, and they're slow to update them. So for example.com: www.example.com -> A-record ...
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How to reduce the memory usage of mediawiki?

I have a VPS running apache that keeps running out of memory at Dreamhost. Dreamhost says that the problem is the wordpress configuration, but I think that's their stock answer. I've looked and the ...
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Dreamhost SSH activity now ip is blacklisted [closed]

I think that dreamhost blacklisted my ip address. I am giving this assumption due to the fact that I can not visit any of the hosted sites on the dreamhost server (namor). I also still have an ...
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.htaccess file being compromised

I have a website hosted with Dreamhost and the contents of my .htaccess file are being compromised over and over again. someone is putting stuff like this in the front of my code: RewriteCond ...
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How does Dreamhost Restrict User Accounts?

Browsing around my shared hosting account on Dreamhost, I noticed that I could not create users if the name is already taken. I can cd /home/username if I created the username, but I can't cd ...
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Using SSH to find access to a problematic script in logs of multiple domains

I run several (~20) sites on a Dreamhost VPS. Lately I max my memory allocation for the VPS and I want to find the problem. I would like to have an SSH script that will scan all the log files of all ...
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Installing Imap PHP extension on VPS

I've been trying to install the imap extension on my server by doing the following: sudo apt-get install php5-imap sudo /etc/init.d/httpd2 restart apache2-ps---- Everything seems to work fine, the ...
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Silex Microframework for Dreamhost shared hosting

i can enable phar extension but i get this error: Warning: Unexpected character in input: '\' (ASCII=92) state=1 in /home/cesartineo/tineo.mobi/public/silex/silex.phar on line 27 Parse error: ...
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“Synchronizing” files between local and remote server using Git

My intended goal: I maintain some files in my local computer, and I also share them with others by putting them on my website. In the past I did this by manually uploading all the files using FTP, ...
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zabbix on a Dreamhost shared-server

I had some severe performance problem lately on my dreamhost shared server, and eventually they disabled some of my domains. At the end of a long discussion with "support" i understood that the ...
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Websocket on dreamhost shared hosting

I would like to build a small webapp with some i/o communication with the server via ajax. Since I'm on a dreamhost shared server I already know that I cannot use node.js to build my app. But now, ...
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Enabling phar on Dreamhost shared hosting?

So, i'm trying to use Silex on my dreamhost account and I'm getting an error Fatal error: Class 'Phar' not found in blah blah blah... when I try to include the Silex.phar file. When I look at ...
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Dreamhost closed my domain for excessive resources usage [closed]

I come directly from stackoverflow, and is my first time posting here! I manage many domains on dreamhost for my NGO (non-governative-organization). some days ago dreamhost disabled (with very short ...
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“Rails application failed to start properly” when trying to create a new issue in Redmine

A few weeks ago I had my Dreamhost account deactivated because I forgot to change my credit card information when I switched cards. I had a perfectly operational Redmine installation that went down ...
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Reverse DNS from Linode when domain is registered elsewhere?

I currently have a domain, call it example.com, hosted on Dreamhost, and also a Linode VPS. The Linode lives in a subdomain of the Dreamhost domain, foo.example.com. What I want is to configure ...
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.it domain, Dreamhost Hosting

I registered a .it domain name from GoDaddy, but I would like to host it with DreamHost. I'm having problems. I can't change the nameservers to ns1.dreamhost.com (ns2, etc) I get this error message: ...
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Moving away from Dreamhost's Debian archive to Debian proper

This is currently the sources.list file with a hosted Dreamhost account running Debian # Generated by ndn-autoupdate deb http://debian.di.newdream.net/ lenny ndn deb http://debian.newdream.net/ ...
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Server optimization for WP on Dreamhost VPS: mod_php + xcache? FCGI?

I'm trying to optimally configure mbird.com, a WP driven site, from use on my new VPS. On this page: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/PS_Optimization - under "WordPress optimization" I see a couple pieces ...
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Hudson on Dreamhost

Have you successfully installed Hudson on a Dreamhost VPS? If you have, what are the steps to make it run continuously, even if the server restarts? They run debian on the servers.
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How to configure DNS so that www.example.com goes to one server, *.example.com to another

I'm trying to set up my domain as follows, but I'm not actually sure if it's possible. I have a domain where I would like the base and www addresses to go to my static site, but others to go to my ...
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Map a URL bought with Dreamhost to Amazon EC2 (AWS)

I have several URLs I purchased through Dreamhost. I'm starting to use Amazon's AWS, and I'd like to map the URLs to Amazon. This is something of a silly question, and I've already done the same ...
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.htaccess on Dreamhost shared hosting

I have mod_rewrite working perfectly on my local machine, but I'm getting a redirect loop on my shared server at Dreamhost. I think I'm missing something really obvious. Any ideas why this would not ...
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Rack Error with DreamHost, Passenger, and Rails 3.0.0.rc

Background: I have viewed this question as well as this one - sadly, to no avail. Error Message (Passenger): You have already activated rack 1.1.0, but your Gemfile requires rack 1.2.1. Consider ...
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Do I need SPF, and how do I set it up?

I've read that SPF is a way to ensure that spam sent in my name is evidently fake, and I'd like to use that. How do I set up SPF? Or is it already in effect? I have two domains hosted on ...
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rdiff-backup - can it work when installed locally only? Dreamhost backup

I'm attempting to backup files to Dreamhost's Backup account, which "allows users to perform only ftp, sftp, scp, cvs, rdist, and/or rsync operations" (source: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/RSSH). Is ...
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Disable mod_security on Dreamhost, for a single cgi script

I've searched around a lot, and tried various tweaks to .htaccess files to try to turn off mod_security for a particular cgi script (uber uploader) but it doesn't seem to have any effect. The most ...
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How does DNS “get stuck”?

I recently registered a domain and got hosting from Dreamhost. But when even after three days, the website was not accessible, I contacted support about it. This is the response the support person ...
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How to find a server's IP address on DreamHost?

I have a main domain registered and hosted with Godaddy. Let's call it example.com I'd like to point the subdomain foo.example.com to a server I have with Dreamhost. It's in my understanding I have ...
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PHP mail() bounces

I am sending email using mail() under PHP5 on Dreamhost (which I believe uses the local sendmail or other MTA) ... bounces are coming back to the sending shell user, instead of to the user in the ...
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Switching Hosting provider and taking my Gmail account with me

My site is currently hosted on Dreamhost and I used their control panel to set up a GMail account of the form : me@mydomain.com I am about to move everything over to Heroku. The question: Is my ...
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Must the authoritative DNS server for a domain allow recursion to allow CNAME records pointing to other domains?

So I've got a domain registered with Dreamhost, which apparently does not do recursive lookups, and an app on Heroku. Heroku apps are always configured to use a CNAME record to proxy.heroku.com. So: ...
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Dreamhost DNS CNAMEs work at my house, not for anyone else

I have my domain BQQKSHELF.COM that I bought through Dreamhost. I set up a CNAME so that zach.bqqkshelf.com points to my app at zach.heroku.com. The app at Heroku is working fine. Everyone can agree ...
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PEAR Installer won't upgrade

I'm trying to install SOAP on PEAR via the command line on Dreamhost. I've upgraded to the latest version of PEAR (1.9.0) but when I try and install SOAP I get the error: pear/SOAP requires PEAR ...