Company providing various Internet-related products and services, such as Google web search, Gmail, Google Calendar, YouTube, ... They provide APIs for several of their services, allowing users to integrate these into their own websites and web applications.

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Desperation: All FIVE of my Postini clients' accounts have been deactivated

Note: This is re-telling of a message I just posted to Google's support forums. Well, this week has not been good. I have five clients on Postini. All of the clients accounts were purchased ...
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Multiple sitemaps for a website

I have a site that covers several different interest areas - logically, you could think of it as a collection of many 'mini' websites under the MAIN website. Since the areas are not necessarily ...
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How can I tell how often Google crawls my site?

I've started a relatively new website, and I submitted it to google and everything. I use google's webmaster tools as well. I'm wondering how to figure out the frequency of google's spider accessing ...
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How do companies know they've been hacked?

With the news of Google and others getting hacked, I was wondering how companies find out, detect, and/or know they've been hacked in the first place? Sure, if they find a virus/trojan on user's ...
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Proper way to account for yourself in Google Analytics

I'm relatively new to seriously working with Google Analytics (I can obviously review page views and referrals) but I want to get something back now. One of the first things to do is remove myself ...
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How often does Google's web spiders crawl the web?

Just a few hours after having made some changes in the HTML of my site, I found that Google had updated its search result against my website. The Internet is so huge, how did the Google crawler do ...
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High percentage of lost packets - TCP, ICMP - mtr - Complain to ISP?

Problem I'm having high packet loss, according to mtr, when sending packets over the Internet. Should I complain to my ISP? Story I am reading the OReilly Linux Networking Cookbook and the chapter ...
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Is it possible to configure Google Desktop Search to index data on sharepoint installations?

I would like to be able to use Google Desktop Search to search data that is stored on other computers, as well as my desktop - specifically, data that's stored on a Sharepoint installation on my ...
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301 redirects and SEO [closed]

I have a site which uses the following structure, domain.com/12/43/45/some-post/ When people link to my site some cms's remove the trailing slash and turn it into, domain.com/12/43/45/some-post ...
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NGINX how to redirect accesses by IP to access by host name instead?

Somehow, Google has indexed my site via IP address as well as by domain. E.g., 180.10.1.1/index.php as well as www.mysite.com/index.php I want to 301 all those ip address urls to the appropriate ...
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When Google DNS (or Open DNS) is a good fit

What situations are you thinking are good candidates for a service like this? I have been concerned about our ISP's DNS - they are redirecting to advertising pages, and showing other signs of ...
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split dns for google

how to setup any dns (prefer nsd3) to give ip 1.2.3.4 for google and 2.3.4.5 for all others?
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Google Gmail rejects my friend's MX records

My friend has some problem with Google Apps Gmail, his MX records got rejected. We're trying to resolve the issue somehow, but with no success so far. We've googled the whole world (this site too) but ...
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Google Mail Like IMAP (Web) Application

I'm looking for an IMAP web frontend (or client application) that has the features and speed of Google Mail minus the ads and privacy concerns. Most important are simple user interface, fast search ...
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Remove subdomain from Google Crawler

I recently removed a sub-domain from my domain so I just have 1 website to manage. However, if I do a google search, my old domain is still there, I removed the sub-domain well over a week ago and if ...
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Why google didn't crawl all stuff in sitemap.xml?

There are 3000 entries inside sitemap.xml,but it turns out that Google just crawls 300 of them,what's the problem?
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IIS 6 permanent redirect to deal with a google indexing issue

My company changed domain names about an year ago. When searching for the company name, Google still displays the old url (for the purpose of this post, oldsite.com) I have used IIS 6 to set up a ...
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Will my URL stay secret if I never link to it?

I have a URL that I would like to share with my friend who needs the information on it, but I do not want the public to see it. The URL refers to an index.html, which is in my public_html and ...
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Postfix open relay

Greetings, Google says that I'm originating too many emails from my IP. Since I NEVER uses this smtp to originate emails, I suspect my postfix is somewhat misconfigured, so that I have an open relay ...
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Google index troubles

I have set up this simple blog, which is about travel from a girl's point of view. The site is based on a Wordpress template and the content is pretty straighforward. When the site was launched on ...
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google mail send as accounts.. how to block?

An employee of ours set up his gmail account to send emails as employee@ourcompany.com, which was fine, but now he has left the company and we have disabled his company account. He is still able to ...
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Hosting vs linking to third party scripts

I've noticed a lot of websites are linking to external scripts located on third party hosts. One very common example is jquery. On serverfault/stackoverflow/superuser jquery is linked to the address ...
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What does “Approximately how many web pages will you need to search?” mean when creating a business edition Google custom search?

(Preface: This isn't precisely a "Server, Network or infrastructure" question, but it's even further away from the preferred topics on SF's sister sites, so I'll take a small risk and post it here) ...
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Google Mini Search Appliance

HI All, A friend of mine has a Google Mini-0020 3GHz Search Appliance that he said I can have. I have heard about these, but never put one into production. What kinds of things can I do with it? ...
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Have to enter google sites through second-level domain

I'm having the same problem as this guy. I own two domains hosted on google sites, mydomain.com and mydomain.net. When I go to mydomain.com, it redirects me to the site located at www.mydomain.com ...
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301 Redirect Question - how many is too many and where should they go?

We need to do hundreds of 301 redirects on a site which is undergoing a massive URL restructuring. Whats the best way of doing this? at .htaccess level? at code level?, apache level? Will there be a ...
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Did i install this Google analytics code correctly?

All, I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I installed the code at the bottom of each page before the body tag but after 3 or 4 days the GA webpage is giving me no response ( just the yellow triangle) ...
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google Safe Search web filtering

I had an issue raised that a student did a google images search on Reece Bennett and on the second page, after removing safe search from moderate to off, they got some inappropriate images. Blocking ...
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Moving mail server to google apps

I just recently moved one of my Mail server (Exim+dovecot) to google apps thinking it would be a good idea. I am interested to hear what the serverfault community think about it, and mostly weight the ...
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What's the benefit of using “containers” in the datacenter as opposite to regular installation

I have just seen this video: Google container data center tour What is not quite clear to me is, what's the benefit from placing the servers inside containers?
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did i install my google analytic code wrong?

I inserted this Google analytics code into my family tree web page and after a few days i still get that no activity has been reported can anyone take a look and see if there is any reason why this ...
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Webserver Hosting Location

We're entering into the european market and i have a question about hosting our .eu site. I know the IP address of the domain can affect SERPs, but I dont want to have a different server because it ...
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What hardware do the Google servers use?

What kind of hardware does Google use? Exclusively Intel processors? Always? Xeons, Duos, or Quads? Intel chipsets? motherboards - Intel, Gigabyte, MSI? What kind and build of RAM? What physical ...
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Open Source alternative to “Google Appliance” for intranet search? [closed]

Are there any alternative open source solutions (with a web console)?
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Searching two sites at once using Google? [closed]

How can I limit a Google search to two sites at once? I can search Serverfault by doing site:serverfault.com windows xp, but I can't seem to figure out how to include another site in my search. ...
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odd query strings in Googlebot requests

Google's indexing bot (edit: yes, it's Google, IP resolves) seems to be adding arbitrary query strings to our home page. xx.xxx.xx.xxx - - [30/Jun/2009:10:14:37 -0400] "GET /?key=61680 HTTP/1.1" 200 ...
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Is it possible track Google CSE?

I have many Google Custom Search engines that I need to track. In other words, I need to know the search terms of the users. Otherwise, it is hard to improve the engines. How can I do it?
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Google mail for companies

I worked for a Software company whose name was LVT. The company created a system in which every employee had as their email address something like attilah@lvt.com (instead of attilah@gmail.com) and we ...
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Unable to generate a sitemap by Google's generator

I would like to generate a sitemap by my Uni.s account such that I have a cron which continuously run the sitemap_gen.py -file. The sitemap is for my site at Google Sites and particularly for the ...
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Google Web History shows

Google Web History Trends is showing URLs such as the following for 4 out of 10 of my Top Clicks (including the top 2): http://ocean2-4979731.org/page/0.volume ...
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Google web crawler cannot find my wordpress posts [closed]

I have a wordpress blog on my own server, which used permanant links containing Chinese characters in urls like http://techblog.zellux.czm.cn/2008/03/ics-lab4-%E7%BB%8F%E9%AA%8C/. Several months ago ...
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Outsource my email server to Google

I've been looking into setting up my own email server the past couple of weeks and the more I look into it the more I feel that this is an area I do not want to get into. I guess my heart just isn't ...