A broad term for a service where a third party "hosts" (physically stores/runs) computers, content or services that are managed and/or maintained by the customer. Questions that are specific to the current point in time (such as prices) are likely to be closed.

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Choose hosting (separate IP for each website) [LAMP] [on hold]

Sry guys for asking maybe dumb questions. I'm just new to all the hosting stuff. I need you to direct me in right direction. What I need is a web hosting which has separate IPs/servers for each ...
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Red5 RTMP Server for Streaming Site

I tried to set up my own rtmp server with red5 and I want to use my own local red5 rtmp address for my streaming website (like ustream with video whisper), so my users can stream and watch streams ...
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Is it possible to set a PTR record for Github Pages hosting?

Icelandic domains (.is) require that their domains support reverse DNS, which means configuring PTR records on the hosting server. Is it possible to set up a PTR record for GitHub Pages site hosting? ...
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VPS hosting mail server reputation [closed]

Is there any way to validate a (not fully) managed vps hosting mail server reputation? How can I test a hosting provider for this particular purpose? Is there some forum or website online where I can ...
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What kind of server do I need? [duplicate]

First of all, please don't mind the simplicity of my question as I'm not an IT expert. I have a website project which will estimatedly attract 1000 concurrent users. I have employed 2 IT experts who ...
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Remote boot ubuntu desktop machine [migrated]

I've setup ubuntu 14.04 on my iMac at home (as well as SSH & portforwarding). I can connect via SSH when the machine is on, connected, and not suspended. Similar to many hosting providers (i.e. ...
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Tuning Apache2 prefork MaxClients ServerLimit

I have a machine with 128 GB Ram that is using Apache2 as Webserver (in this machine there is no Database Server, the Database Machine is a 64 GB Ram machine that can handle 2000 max connections). I ...
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What is mean ETA in web hosting industry? [closed]

All of our servers down. Our web hosting provider says "We do not have an ETA of when this problem will be resolved." What is mean ETA?
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Windows 2008 - DNS Configuration setup

How to setup the correct IP addresses? I have one static external IP address. 88.10.0.76 And I have one local Server computer with IP: 192.168.0.100 The IIS and Mail server is running on computer ...
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Is it possible to use Docker to separate web sites for users?

I manage servers where users have their own websites on it that can be accessed by FTP (like an hosting company) and instead of working on isolating LAMP stack processes, I was wondering if it was ...
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GoDaddy, changing dns from another hosting just for the website

I have a domain registered in Godaddy, and a hosting plan in a website called AspNix. Right now, the dns in Godaddy is showing the dns for aspnix, and i am hosting a website and email accounts in ...
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One database for two websites [closed]

I'm starting a project where I need two different websites to interact with one database. They have different domains and different source codes. My servers providers are Hostgator and Linode. ...
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Hosting a /dev/random dependent service

I have developed a game that requires shuffled decks of cards to run. Since it uses /dev/random to generate shuffled decks, I was wondering what sort of concerns should I take into account before ...
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Need to migrate hosting service without email service downtime

I have a client, who uses Gmail with his own domain for email, he updated his mx records and everyting. now we need to switch hosting providers without any email downtime. Email service is really ...
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1answer
61 views

What are good systems for managing Drupal infrastructure? [closed]

I work in a company which is about to migrate most applications from in-house custom built Java/Tomcat applications to Drupal. Due to company policies, applications and websites need to run on ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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Hosting a JEE application on my own server with custom domain [closed]

I have a website which purpose is to help people build routes and use various map tools. The site is all static with lots of javascript source files which do the logic. However i want to convert this ...
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Using Private Server (Located at Office) in Domain [closed]

My Client is asking for redirection of the domain to their private server with public IP and use the control panel for sub domains and etc... Is it possible or not, if yes what is the best approach. ...
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How to map localhost:8009 to external firiendly URL?

I've installed Atlassian Confluence to my dedicated server (hosted on softlayer.com). I use Windows 2008R2 with IIS7. By default, Atlassian Confluence is installed and works fine on localhost:8009 ...
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Determine if an IP is from hosting provider, or normal ISP? [closed]

I know this problem is not fully answerable, and will probably never be 100% solvable. But I am looking for ways/techniques to determine if an IP is belongs to a normal home/business user, going ...
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I changed my godaddy domain's nameservers, but it continues to direct to the old host [closed]

I've completed creating a website for a client and the time has come for the go-live. They originally had a wix website (wix is a DIY website builder) and had their godaddy domains point to it. ...
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URL not shows specific Host name after uploading ASP project on IIS [closed]

![I have uploaded my ASP project on IIS server with 808 port, and when I try to open webpage by IIS server' Domain name (xx.xxxxxxxx.com) at that time it shows domain name in URL, but when try to open ...
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Domain keeps going back and forth between old and new hosting service

I moved my domain yesterday from Heroku to DigitalOcean. The process went fine and the website seemed to be working fine on DigitalOcean. Today morning I noticed this error when I tried to access my ...
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A-Record to point to hosting vs. changing DNS while keeping the mail externally

I currently am dealing with a client whose e-mail is hosted on Google. We are just in the process of taking over their domain, but their current hosting company suggests a different set up than I do ...
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ESXi hosted on public IP without firewall

So I've got an interesting problem. I currently rent a couple of servers from Hetzner (a German hosting provider). Each server has a soft firewall and does something like web hosting / database. I ...
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Name-based apache setup

What I'm trying to do is to show a page when a domain is visited but if someone tries to visit directly by ip (and not using the domain) i want to show him another page. Classic name based apache ...
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What does “1-gig switch port” mean in co-location terms?

I am looking for a place to colocate my server and I am not sure what this host sent back to me means. I know what mbps is, but what is a "1 gig switch port"? Here is the whole message: 1U in ...
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Can I send my server to a data center?

I have a server that hosts a website at home and when I'm at other places accessing my website it is very slow. My Upload speed is 3mbps and I get over 1k users a day. It has got to be incredibly slow ...
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108 views

Server taking too much time to first load [closed]

I have a VPS server with CentOS 6 purchased from MochaHost. It has WHM/cPanel installed and I have full root access. The websites that are on this server load very slowly but when I use pingdom tools ...
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How to forward FQDNs to Virtual Machines? [closed]

Is it possible to have 2 domain names pointed to two different VMs running under Ubuntu Server? My dilema is that I only have 1 public facing IP address. Here is a graphic of what I am trying to ...
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DNS - Custom Nameservers Errors

I am planning on setting up some DNS services and I would like some advice as I have errors from the site: www.intodns.com. First of all let me briefly outline my scenario. I have a VPS server with ...
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What to do if you were scammed by a web hosting company? [closed]

I was recently scammed by a web hosting company. Is there anything i can do about it? I would like to sue them but that doesn't sound realistic to me since they are not based on the same country as ...
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Migrating email host from local MS Exchange to 3rd-party host

This may be a simple question, but so far I've had trouble finding any help that corresponds well to my specific situation. The very small business I work for is planning on "phasing out" the local ...
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How can I explain the difference between a domain name and a web host?

I'm wondering if anyone has any useful analogies to describe what DNS is versus hosting. The average user "just wants a website" and sees it as one atomic unit. To be fair it is possible to buy it ...
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Benefit of data locality

What are the benefits of having a server in a country X for users in X to download data from rather than having the users in X download from a server in country Y? Can you please provide sources of ...
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My site is showing an error that I believe is generated by an unrelated website. Is this a DNS issue?

I recently transferred my domain to GoDaddy (garrypettet.com). Everything seemed to go smoothly. I have a server with DigitalOcean, managed by ServerPilot. The website was fine until a few moments ...
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Updating DNS records [closed]

I'm trying to migrate a WordPress site from GoDaddy to WPEngine. Sites on WPEngine are hosted at [sitename].wpengine.com. Importantly, the IP address for the site maps to a landing page instead of ...
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Rebooted Ubuntu Server, didn't come back up. How do I investigate the cause?

Leading off from previous question where I got excellent advice from LinuxDevOps, which I partially chose to ignore; the worse happened, and I don't know why, or how to investigate the cause. I have ...
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Advice: ideal hosting situation for a mid-sized company with lackluster IT? [closed]

I'm used to asking strictly technical questions, so I hope this "Dear Abby" style is appropriate. Potentially-Excessive Background I'm a web designer and developer, good at a lot of things and ...
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SOA architecture requires 99.9% availability -> 9hrs max downtime -> physical architecture mapping?

External architects have designed an architecture for a Service-Oriented Architecture environment. They fixed the availability to be 99.9%, equivalent to max 9 hrs downtime [per year]. Where can I ...
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How should my hosting provider handle SQL Server transaction logs?

I received a support ticket today from my hosting provider (they created it), saying that my SQL transaction log had filled up and that they had truncated it, shrunk it and reset it to Full recovery ...
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htaccess to Allow Downloads from Specific User agent and HTTP Referrer [duplicate]

i want to allow some files to be downloaded if only the user agent or referrer match the following These are the user agents uTorrent *Bittorrent* Transmission This is the http referrer ...
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Windows Server - “Not enough storage available error”

We have two IIS 7 servers that run in web garden. There's a copy of every site on each server. Files are synchronized using DFS (only source files). Images & big files are located on different ...
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make foxpro database as a server

hello there i have currently this setup: mssql 2012 enterprise , windows server 2008 R2 enterprise and i need to host a foxpro database in this server so if i forward a port through the firewall that ...
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redirecting subdomain to www gives page not found error

On my vps plesk server I have created one domain mydomain.com and for that domain I have created subdomain as subdomain.mydomain.com but if i redirect this subdomain to www.subdomain.mydomain.com ...
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Cannot load pages hosted in a local IIS server [solved]

I build an aspx webapp in .net4.0. To test it i hosted it using IIS 7.0. Now i can access the webapp on the computer , which i used to host iis, by typing either localhost\myapp or using its ...
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Immediate Effect of Update Domain Name Server

For changing the Hosting of any domain we have to update the name server of domain and it took approx 24 hours to reflect the changes on domain of new hosting. My question is that , Is this possible ...
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Running MS SQL Server DB for Ubuntu PHP site

I'm going to be developing a php site (actually more of a application), but the standards and restriction of what I'm building make MS SQL Server the most appropriate DB solution (will also be running ...
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Hosting website from own webserver to domain name [closed]

i've an domain name with no further options. Just the domain name. My site is running well on my own machine on IIS. So my localhost is showing the website. This website i want to show when i go to ...
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Will mail service affect? If I change hosting provider

I have registered my site with one service provider and I am using another service provider for hosting (by the way of changing name server), I configured and using many emails from existing hosting ...