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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Website hosting moved from internal to external, issues

First I would like to let you know that I've researched this problem and I have seen similar questions on other sites, but I am VERY inexperienced when it comes to things like this so I really don't ...
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Internal to External hosted site [duplicate]

REPOST >> UPDATED I have recently moved a website to another host and am having problems. We have: - new.site.com - www.site.com www.site.com is the one that was recently moved, new.site.com needs ...
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Atomatic SaaS scaling

I'm thinking about how to best setup my SaaS application for automatic scaling and have reached a step I'm unsure of how to tackle. To properly describe the problem, I better start by explaining how ...
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Looking for dedicated servers urgent [on hold]

Im Currently looking for dedicated servers to start a global streaming platform. servers in +20 countries I need E5-2690v2 or E5-2630v2 in each location with minimum 384GB RAM DDR3 Any recommendation ...
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Email mystery - CC'ed email is delayed

I am trying to solve some email issues that I am currently experiencing. I work for this company that periodically sends out emails from Taiwan, and it is CC'ed to 2 email accounts, my work email (in ...
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Perl + Catalyst hosting only possible on a (pricey) VPS?

I'm about to set up a website with a Wiki and was looking at MojoMojo as a more user friendly alternative to MediaWiki. The problem however is that it runs on Perl and Catalyst framework, for which ...
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Data Cache (XCache, APC, memcached, etc) on shared hosting / privacy considerations

I have one question. How appropriate is to use on shared hosting a cache system for data? I mean as far as I know the data is written in a shared data cache (not private for each user) across all ...
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How do I connect Namecheap domain to HostGator server? [closed]

I'm new to the process of buying domains and hosting packages. I bought a domain at Namecheap and hosting at HostGator. I'm able to connect to my server via IP address only. I can add files, ...
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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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Akamai NetStorage vs. Akamai edge service

What's the difference between using Akamai NetStorage vs. Akamai's Edge Service? Below are the concepts that I believe differentiate them but I'd like more details from more experienced people. ...
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Looking for some advice for adult web hosting solutions [closed]

I'm about to embark on a web application in the adult web-space. As the product is web-based, it requires hosting. Does anyone know if there are legitimate hosting providers that allow the hosting of ...
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Transfer Emails from a host to another (Bluehost to Hostgator [closed]

I want to transfer Email accounts from Bluehost to Hostgator. I've read everywhere that using a full cPanel backup will do the job. My question is, can I transfer the mail dir via FTP from a host to ...
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Why do hosting companies regularly disallow IRC? [closed]

IRC is a handy tool at all sorts of levels: Team communication User community participation Building customer service chat bots on an established protocol For these reasons and more I've come to ...
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How to get a decent wordpress setup using a linode VPS or other hosting solution? [closed]

I am currently running Wordpress on a linode 512 VPS. The setup is as follows: nginx, php-fpm and wordpress. The blog seems to be getting slower loads and I've recently lost the ability to install ...
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Blogger custom domain - pitfalls of domain pointing?

This is quite a common topic to come up - wanting to use a custom host for a blogger blog. My personal reasons are due to issues concerning iframes, SEO and the specific address of the blog. I have ...
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Host's sysadmins - can they view files?

Just a quick question. When using shared hosting, can system admins (employed by the host) access your files and read your database connectionstring details? Can they also access your database, and ...
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Linux AWBS installation and configuration. Help please [closed]

A friend of mine sent me this message and he has high expectations about me that I can do this. Can you guys help me out with this? I am setting up a hosting service and wish to have Linux base ...
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mx recodrs misconfigured in ZPanel [closed]

I am using ZPanel for my domain and hosting. now my domain is working is fine. but i facing some problems on Webmail configuration. I am updating My DNS Recods in Zpanel like this Host Name TTL ...
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New service decision: IPv6 or IPv4?

While hosting new service these days, what would be best decision. IPv4 or IPv6 ? If we decided to launch it on IPv4 address: How easy/difficult to get IPv4 address (considering they getting ...
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How do we maintain our global operation in China [closed]

I work for a company with offices around the world, we use Google apps and mail and we have a website hosted in Europe that our customers globally need to access. we have 2 challenges 1) Our website ...
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Example Running Cost on a asp.net website like stackexchange? [duplicate]

I know that Microsoft is making it cheaper to run an asp.net website e.g. providing visual studio 2013 community version for free, I would imagine that mean the only cost will be renting windows ...
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Java hosting and e-mail server on VPS [closed]

I can't find a good tutorial for this, I looked at https://www.howtoforge.com/ but there is only a weak tutorial on how to setup JDK and Tomcat in a Linux environment. For me this isn't a problem, a ...
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Name servers not resolved leading to DNS lookup failure

So it's difficult to give a short title to this but I'll go over a brief back story... So I have the domain repo-itechy21.tk and have hosting with 000webhost. (ew) it's been a good 30 hours and my ...
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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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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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I'm hosting reseller and I got spam problems. Please help to solve

Our provider suspended our account with 5000+ clients and their sites. The reason was that the whole IP range was blacklisted by SpamHouse, but our provider did not explain what emails, form what IP ...
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Website hacked again

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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Optimize .htaccess file

I'm trying to optimize my .htaccess file to avoid performance issues. In my .htaccess file I have something that looks like this: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} bigbadbot [NC,OR] ...
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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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best solution for php application hosting? [closed]

I am building a number of PHP online applications ( CRM for example ) that i wanna make it available for paid subscription ( i may say a SAAS applications ), something like Zoho.com, but of course ...
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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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finding the best network latency between two countries

I know there are many tools to test for bandwidth and latency, but they all rely on having at least one host from which you can run those tests. I wonder whether there's an online source or some ...
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Wkhtmltopdf on shared hosting (execute)

I use Wkhtmltopdf at the moment, and installed it on my shared hosting. I found out that my shared hosting does not support to op exec files. Is it possible to run Wkhtmltopdf on my shared server in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is meant by root in regards to website hosting? [closed]

I apologise in advance if this is a silly or easy question but I really need an answer ASAP. I have been asked to make some simple modification to a web page for a client. They already have a website ...
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Single IP with multiple DNS

I have taken new account for dedicated server at SoftLayer.com. As per the terms and conditions they have to allot some set of dedicated IPs. After new account creation, I have hosted one web ...
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Ideal permissions scheme for multiple Apache/PHP sites

I'm hosting multiple sites from one server where each site has it's own user and www directory in their home dir. Currently our web server runs as user nobody(99). We're noticing that to run several ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do you have one IP address and many websites?

How can I have it where I have one IP address that sits on the Internet but many web names? For example, when a hosting company has a shared IP but I get unlimited domain names (along with everyone ...
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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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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. ...