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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Domain and hosting with different providers

Domain is registered with one company and hosting with another. I am reading that to point the domain to the hosting I have to change the nameserver to point to the hosting company's nameservers. This ...
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I am planning to use deidcated server with Verdina, does any one know more about the company or have ever use their services? [on hold]

I am really afraid to try something new without knowing anything about it. I would appreciate any reviews or advices. Thank you.
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Shared hosting vs VPS [on hold]

I am looking at the shared hosting vs VPS plans, and I see that although VPS is much more expensive, I have only limited storage. Whereas in shared hosting I have unlimited storage? Why is this? What ...
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Move Email Server to Azure

I have a website hosted on a shared server at company X(BigRock/HistGator/GoDaddy etc.). They provide x number of email addresses as part of their hosting solution. I am planning to move my website to ...
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Unable to make work both private and public ip network on openvz container in Proxmox

I'm using Proxmox 3, it is a fresh installation. For those who know, I'm using OVH Vrack 1.5 (along with a previous Vrack 1.0). My server has two interface eth0 and eth1, I succeeded to configure ...
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Point subdomain to localhost server? Nameservers pointed elsewhere

My client has their nameservers pointed to another server (Server A) for their current website. However, in the zone file all the IP's point to the local host server (Server B). While Server A ...
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Websites from the same hosting doesn't open only from my router/proovider

Faced with a strange problem. I have a hosting with few websites. Starting from today I can't navigate any of them from any device, connected to home wifi. But I can ping each domain. Chrome fails ...
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Add a subdomain that is hosted elsewhere [closed]

I am quite inexperienced with DNS, so this might be simple. Our main domain foo.com is hosted at provider A. Now, we would like to host bar.foo.com at some other provider B - they have the domain ...
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Unknown Host Error, is this a registrar problem or a host problem?

I am dealing with a barrel of weasels on this one. Ad agency registered the domain in mid-August with Network Solutions. 72 hours ago I updated the DNS to point to a host provided by an associate of ...
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How to configure backup/maintanance screen for http server?

Is it possible to configure in some way (ideally on dns level) such scenario: 1) when all is fine, all requests goes to www.domain.com 2) in case when www.domain.com is down, all requests ...
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Website shows 403 Error with www. domain [closed]

Hi I am facing a problem when I go to my website at http://example.com it works, but if I go to http://www.example.com, I get 403 Forbidden on the page. I did my research online and found a solution ...
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add dns txt record

Whats the right way to type a txt dns record? For example a txt verification required in that case: Set a txt record on your domain that contains: 420ef575ed03afds3dcfbd22eafad9a4 How can i do ...
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Virtual Host Issue on 1&1 with Debian Server

I'm running a Debian 8 LAMP server with Apache Virtual Hosts configured. I've had it running for a couple years. I recently added a second site and config. When I modified my remote system on local ...
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New host without transferring domain or effecting emails.

My client has a website hosted at "website.com" They purchased hosting from a new provider. I have log in details but can't get to the hosting because the client's domain is pointing to their ...
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Godaddy hosted domain vs paid domain [closed]

This is probably going to get downvoted into oblivion, but here it goes. The company I work for has a deluxe hosting plan on Godaddy. They have a hand full of domains registered under the same ...
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Apache Setting up multiple domains with http & https

I've been trying to add a second domain to my apache ubuntu server. I'm not getting any errors, but when I go to "test.ca" it still redirects to "example.com". What am I missing?? I want both domains ...
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why are there several nameservers for my domain?

Like I have for my domain: ns1.somedomain.com IP: 122.some.ip.here ns2.somedomain.com IP: 122.some.ip.here Why there are 2 or more of them? The hosting is just one server and if that falls ...
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How to redirect domain A to domain B using A-Records and CNAME records only

I have 2 domains hosted with different hosts. I need to redirect Domain A to Domain B. Unfortunately I can't do a 301 redirect from Host A, but can only modify/add DNS entries (A-Records and CNAMEs) ...
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Site farm server with multiple users - best aproach

I am buliding kind a hosting server for static sites, and i am wondering is it better and for what reasons to: 1) use linux users ( i dont need ssh or something advanced function, there is only ...
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Finding a hosting service (offshore?) that doesn't automatically cave to DMCA demands [closed]

Some years ago I set up an April Fools hack that poked fun at a well-known web site. It was all aboveboard and well within what's considered legal (I checked with my lawyer). However, the well-known ...
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Namecheap + ddclient - 400 Bad Request Error

I just registered a domain on namecheap, and want to self-host through ddns. I have my host setting setup as: @ 127.0.0.1 A (address) www http://domain.com HTTP Redirect So ...
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Hosting is IPv4 only, can I have IPv6 clients?

My hosting is IPv4 only. My question is whether it is possible to allow IPv6 only clients to access my web (running Window Server 2012 R2). Is this possible using technologies like 6to4 or Teredo or ...
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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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Hosting provider with no Nameservers [closed]

I'm almost finished my classifieds website, made using php-mysql and I've been considering a hosting provider, who is giving a good configuration at a fair price. The only drawback is that they do not ...
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Choosing a server for hosting a web API [duplicate]

I'm not fully sure it is appropriate to ask here - apologies if it is not. I want to set up a webservice (REST API) using PHP on top of Ubuntu. I looked over what the hosting company I'm already ...
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How to host email for multiple domains?

I'm building a multi-tenant CMS application that will be hosted on Heroku (which uses Amazon EC2, etc). I will also be adding the ability to register/transfer a domain through the application. I would ...
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What Is the best long term, Fragmenting LAMP or beefing up hardware [duplicate]

I currently have a VPS with apache, php and mysql running on it (got other stuff too, but they arent related to the web server). It has 8gb ram, 4 core intel atom (dont know the clock speed) and 100gb ...
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Root server with changed network settings - how to avoid to be shut out?

I just worked on a local Linux server in my office, connecting to it via SSH. I changed some network settings. Specifically, I added a simple network bridge that replaced the previous ethernet ...
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Moving to different hosting provider, what does it mean for MX record and static IP?

Currently, our ISP is also our hosting provider. Our MX record points to mail.example.com. when our website is at example.com pinging mail.example.com gives the static IP we get from our ISP. The ...
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I recently changed my hosting and now I can only send emails and not receive using GMail [closed]

I have a domain name (emmasteed.co.uk) that I have hosted with UK Reg and I recently moved my hosting to GoDaddy. I have an email that I have used for a few years now: emma@emmasteed.co.uk. When I ...
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Changing Servers - Redirect to new IP = No Downtime?

I am changing servers of my website. The IP of old server cannot be moved to the new one. To have no downtime I am planing to do the following, please someone confirm it will work: Setup the new ...
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Does hosting multiple sites on one server hurt your SEO?

I have a handful of (content unrelated) sites with decent PRs and I'm considering hosting them all on the same server. I've heard that if you do this, internal linking between two seperate domains on ...
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Varnish: Separate Server?

This is a pretty simple question, but one that I'm having trouble finding a good "best-practices" answer. When using Varnish, do most small-ish sites install it side-by-side on the same server as ...
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using two server for image and web app and synchronization between them

I am using a cloud space for running my web apps with limited storage. My web app provides user to upload and share unlimited data,images & videos. Is there other cloud file storage facility ...
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How does geography affect network latency?

I have the option of hosting our database/web server at a managed hosting company on the East Coast (US) or one on the West Coast (US). Our company is based out of New York City, and both hosting ...
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Limit simultaneous connections per IP with Apache2

I am hosting a public heavy CPU web service, and I would like to configure Apache2 to only allow 1 simultaneous connection per IP address to the location at hand, to prevent single clients from using ...
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What is kvm reboot?

Some web hosting providers offer "kvm reboot" for their dedicated servers? What does that mean? Does it mean the server reboots automatically after a crash or freeze?
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Setting up VPS hosting [closed]

I'm trying to set up my own vps hosting. It wont be a paid service, just an experiment for me and some nerdy friends. What I'd like to be able to do is this: Run multiple virtual servers on 1 ...
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Find IP blocks for a hosting provider

Is there anyway to pick a hosting provider and get all IP addresses which they have assigned to them? I've tried the RIPE database but a) it only returns 250 results and b) it includes entries which ...
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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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Prevent AWS load balancer serving on IP address

I've configured a Amazon Webservices Load Balancer for my site. It's all good the domain name resolves to the IP address of the Load Balancer Endpoint, and on the internal LAN it communicates with my ...
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How to redirect users to different servers based on their location?

I have a website which is developed by using ASP.NET and MY DB is MySQL. Currently it hosted in USA Servers. But When I try to access it near India dynamic contents are loading too slowly. It is ...
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subdomain of a subdomain?

I am trying to create url like sub2.sub1.subdomain.domain.com. I am planning to use this to display different content. my questions are... 1) Is it possible to create such multi level sub domains? - ...
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Multiple instance of Murmur ( Mumble server ) [closed]

this is my first time posting here and after a couple hours of searching on different web sites / wiki I'm still trying to find a way to simply host and manage multiple mumble server on the same ...
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Fault-tolerance/Failover in school project [closed]

I'm taking a course on distributed architecture. The course participants are divided into groups. Each group must develop an MMORPG-type console game and set up the infrastructure. The lecturer has a ...
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Hosting websites in our Workplace custom-built datacentre

I'm faced with unique learning opportunity at work at the moment. Due to the slowdown (amongst other reasons), the powers that be at my office have decided to abandon our shared hosting providers ...
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Digital Ocean and Scalable MongoDb [closed]

I am looking into using the MEAN stack on Digital Ocean but am struggling a bit on the MongoDb side of things. Digital Ocean don't allow you to add a custom size of SSD to your droplets which causes ...
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Staging and Production on same or different VPS?

I'm starting a web business with a designer friend. We are trying to find the best possible way to host our websites on a VPS. We are dividing our workflow in two parts: first we create a staging ...
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Can't update linux kernel on VPS

I recently started using VPS from OVH: http://www.ovh.co.uk/vps/vps-classic.xml This is likely problem very specific to this one provider. My goal is to install and run Docker on it, for this I need ...
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Hosting a Community [closed]

I have plans to start a new Community Website. I think the page will have 10,000 visits a day and 500-1000 Core People that visit the site regulary. Now : I'd like to have it as a service for the ...