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Why should I use Amazon Route 53 over my registrar's DNS servers?

I am building a site that I anticipate will have high usage. Currently, my registrar (GoDaddy) is handling DNS. However, Amazon's Route 53 looks interesting. They promise high speed and offer globally ...
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Setting up a git repo on my GoDaddy hosting plan

I have a project which is version-controlled using git. What I want to be able to do is set up a repo on my (ssh-enabled) GoDaddy shared hosting package so that I can deploy with a push rather than ...
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DNS down in Anonymous attack

As I'm writing this our company website and the web-service we developed are down in the big GoDaddy outage resulting from an Anonymous attack (or so says Twitter). We used GoDaddy as our registrar ...
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GoDaddy SSL Certificate Issues With Safari

We just got a new SSL certificate from GoDaddy. And, while all browsers are fine with the certificate, Safari gives the following error: This certificate was signed by an unknown authority. ...
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how do i set the dns server on godaddy with AWS?

I have a domain name on godaddy and i also have a amazon web services account. I have an EC2 instance and i want to change the dns nameserver on the godaddy control panel to aws and i have no idea ...
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Dissecting a website attack through a compromised FTP account

My site has been hacked and at this point, I know some details, but I'm at a loss at exactly how it happened or how to prevent it in the future. I need your help in trying to dissect the attack so ...
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Website hacked again, what to do? please help

Final Update: Things have been peaceful for the past few weeks and taught me much more about website security and risks. Here's my version of story - I was using an older version of wordpress and ...
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Domain Not Resolving to Forwarded IP

I've recently registered a domain name with GoDaddy.com and forwarded it to my web server's IP address. Now when I enter the domain name in my browser, my site appears as expected. The strange part ...
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IPTables: allow SSH access only, nothing else in or out

How do you configure IPTables so that it will only allow SSH in, and allow no other traffic in or out? Any safety precautions anyone can recommend? I have a server that I believe has been migrated ...
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Are GoDaddy dedicated managed servers HIPAA compliant? [closed]

I keep getting the run around from godaddy regarding HIPAA compliance. Does anyone have a researched answer on this matter? We have dedicated 5505 and dedicated server with them and I wanted to know ...
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Dealing with the aftermath when a domain's “administrative contact” disappears?

Let's begin. Are we seated comfortably? Once upon a time, company A registered their domain name with GoDaddy.com, and contracted with another local "web design firm" to handle their web and email ...
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Redirect all subdomains to subfolders

I'd like to add a rule so that all subdomains get redirected to a subfolder. For example: app1.example.com -> example.com/app1 app2.example.com -> example.com/app2 something.example.com -> ...
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Starfield Wildcard SSL Certificate Not Trusted in All Browsers

I am at a loss as to what else I might try in order to debug this issue with a Starfield Wildcard SSL Certificate. The problem is that in certain browsers (Safari or the most-updated chrome you can ...
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Wildcard CNAME with GoDaddy DNS Manager

I'm having some issues with GoDaddy DNS that I thought I'd maybe share with you all before moving to another provider. I have an application that uses subdomains for users and is hosted on ...
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Godaddy hosting with dynamic ip?

I bought a domain name on godaddy.com let's call it www.website.com, but my server has a dynamic ip, how do I resolve this issue? What I've tried: get a dns account at dyndns.com let's call it ...
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Pointing Domain to Server

Let me preface this by saying I'm a programmer not a admin. Please talk to me like I'm a 5 year old when speaking about server administration. I have purchased both a domain and a dedicated server ...
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Openssl error 19: “Self signed certificate in certificate chain” when keyed by GoDaddy

Can someone help me understand how to verify that my SSL cert is installed properly (or troubleshoot why it isn't)? I installed GoDaddy SSL certificate on my Apache server. Some users are still ...
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.htaccess file hacked, how to prevent this in future? [closed]

The hacker added a code in .htaccess file to redirect all search engine traffic to a malware website. I am now investigating this incident and trying to find out security loop holes. My situation is ...
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ssl certificate installation on tomcat

I am trying to create a new certificate for my scala play framework on ubuntu but I cannot import my key with keytool. I haven't been able to figure out what is causing it so I thought I'd see here if ...
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Linode hosting & Godaddy

I have registered a domain name with godaddy.com, also I have rented out hosting space at Linode.com Linode has given me a permanent IP. How do I link this IP to the domain name at godaddy.com ?
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How can I add multiple private IP addresses for a single machine?

I have one Windows cloud server on Go Daddy. They gave me 3 public IP addresses and one private IP address per machine. And I know for more public IP addresses I have to call Go Daddy. How can I add ...
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How to setup PTR (Reverse DNS) at Godaddy DNS manager

My hosting provider already did PTR setup. Now i have to setup it at my DNS holder i guess. What am i supposed to do at my Godaddy account. thank you. my ip : 64.250.113.235 and you can check my ptr ...
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How Can I forward all requests from my GoDaddy domain name to my DynDns entry?

I bought my personal domain name at go-daddy. I already have my home network set up with DynDns and port forwarding so that I can host my personal website on home PC from my DynDns FQDN (eg. ...
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Configuring “@” CNAME record in GoDaddy control panel

I have mydomain.com that is hosted on an Azure VM instance called mymachine.cloudapp.net I need to configure DNS so that both www.mydomain.com and mydomain.com get mapped to the same host. I'm using ...
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GoDaddy SSL showing “The site's security certificate is not trusted!” on Google Chrome

I installed a GoDaddy SSL onto a virtual server using Plesk. GoDaddy mentioned that I would have to install an "intermediate" certificate in addition to the normal one. I thought that the ...
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Expecting High traffic on website..How to manage

I am expecting high traffic on a corporate website i am managing.At present the website is hosted on godaddy shared hosting. As it will be an IPO for my clients company so i don't have any idea what ...
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What's required for a nameserver to be registered?

I'm trying to change nameservers for some of my domains at GoDaddy, but I occasionally run into "Nameserver not registered" problems, and then I'm not allowed to set the nameservers. Here are the ...
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Discerning GoDaddy SSL Certificate Types

I'm following these instructions for installing a GoDaddy Certificate in Apache Tomcat: ...
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Disallow password auth in SSH via ~/.ssh/config?

I know I'm fighting a losing battle here, but with the right bit of elbow-grease I've got my shared hosting with GoDaddy to let me SSH in via pubkey auth (added in the ~/.ssh directory and an ...
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Best way to buy a domain name that is soon to expire?

I'm looking for some advice about this. There is a domain name that I really want. I just looked up the whois information for the domain and here are a few things that it says: Sponsoring Registrar: ...
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How do I configure a subdomain to point to a different IP from GoDaddy

Simailar to this question, I want to configure DNS hosted with GoDaddy to have a subdomain on a different IP from the root site. The issue I am having is that GoDaddy uses a GUI and does not grant ...
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GoDaddy SSL on Shared Hosting

So I'm very new to using SSL certificates and I have been trying to install one on a site for a client. He is using shared hosting for multiple domains through GoDaddy, and the site we're working on ...
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Google App Engine | domain name mapping | Go Daddy domain name

Right now I have no ahost records set in Godaddy. I read something that said I should set it to 64.202.189.170, but I think that's for the case of domain name forwarding, NOT mapping, and that's not ...
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How to reset google apps account while transferring from godaddy to gmail?

I have a domain name and website on godaddy, and i used this tool to transfer my mails to gmail https://www.godaddy.com/gdshop/google/gmail%5Flogin.asp After using this, i didn't receive any ...
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Transferring from Godaddy to Namecheap: Move sub domains, cname, MX records etc

I am in the process of transferring my Godaddy domains to Namecheap. There is public info about transferring domains but not about zone info: subdomains, cnames, MX records etc. How do I ...
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How do I set an MX record in Route53 for a GoDaddy domain?

Can't seem to find an answer to this question on AWS' forum, not in the Route53 manual, nor on Stackoverflow/Serverfault in a way that makes sense...and GoDaddy's support sure as heck ain't got an ...
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No MX record found for mail.mydomain.com

I am following this guide on how to set up a mail server, Postfix, and one of the assumptions is that I should have an MX record for mail.mydomain.com. Postfix Guide However, I only have an MX record ...
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How can I get a domain name to work with godaddy's hosting?

I have a domain name that I acquired through google. I would like to get it to work with godaddy's hosting. How can I start to get that done? Right now I have what godaddy calls a preview site. I ...
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how to forward godaddy domain to ec2 load balancer

I have a domain with godaddy: example.com I have an ec2 load balancer pointing to an ec2 instance. I would like to example.com to point to my load balanced instance. I first added a www cname ...
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UCC or WildCard SSL?

We want to secure the following domains on a single server (1IP) with multiple virtual hosts: secure.ourapp.com (VHOST1) www.ourapp.com/login (VHOST2) www.ourapp.com/signup (VHOST2) After reading a ...
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Integrating GoDaddy DNS with CNAMES and redirects with an Azure website

I've seen questions similar to this but haven't been able to come up with a solution to my problem yet. I've been trying to get a site setup with GoDaddy for DNS and windows azure for hosting. I ...
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Issue on AWS/GoDaddy DNS update - Not updating in Brazil

I updated at 2:00AM (Brazilian Time) Route 53 and GoDaddy DNS info for my server, trying to point the domain vitrina.cc to IP 184.72.238.163 I can access the site through the IP but through the ...
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Error Setting Up Go Daddy SSL on Ubuntu Apache2

I am pretty new to linux and am attempting to configure an SSL from Go Daddy. I followed the instructions on how to generate the key to send to Go Daddy for the cert. Here is the guide I followed: ...
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Are nameservers with heterogeneous TLDs acceptable in DNS records?

I am trying to migrate my nameservers from GoDaddy to Amazon Route 53. I would like to edit my DNS record to first add the Amazon Route 53 servers, let that propagate, then remove the GoDaddy servers. ...
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Where to set up a subdomain?

So I have a domain, lets say example.com, with godaddy.com. My website is hosted for free at zymic.com. I configured the Nameserver at godaddy with the Nameserver addresses from zymic and it works ...
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Windows Azure and GoDaddy problem

I am having a problem getting my CNAME and A records right. Assumptions: Azure Name : MyApplication.cloudapp.net GoDaddy DomainName : MyDomain.com I want both www.mydomain.com and mydomain.com to ...
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How do i set up a domain with Apache?

I have purchased a domain with Goddaddy, I have apache running, and i can access it outside my local network using my IP. Now all i need to know is how do I associate my ip with that domain? Please ...
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How can I enable SSI on HTML pages on GoDaddy (Windows hosting)?

I wish to enable SSI's (server-side includes) on my HTML pages on GoDaddy. I want lines like this to be processed properly: <!--#include virtual="/include/header.html"--> Is this possible ...
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domain and sub domain with different MX records

I am trying to segregate email address of my employees according to the geographic location. so i have thought of creating email with location information as abc@in.domain.com or xyz@us.domain.com ...
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Is there a drawback of having mod_expires installed?

I have a site on Godaddy Linux shared hosting and I wanted to improve caching for some elements, but apparently Godaddy did not install mod_expires. I see no other way to increase caching expiration ...