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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How to host website over public ip in centos 6 server

I don't have router so i built the system as a router in CentOS 6.4 with the help of IPtables. I have a server which is connected to the Local LAN. suppose 192.168.1.1 Then i forwarded the public ip ...
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Is it really possible for hosting provider to know what you are hosting if you don't serve direct IP? [closed]

You can always configure Apache or Nginx to stop responding to request if it is accessed through direct IP, and only serve request targeted to your own domain name. In this way, do hosting provider ...
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How can i detect and diagnose local network problems on a multi-server environment?

I'm a software engineer who trying to detect (and solve if possible) weird local networking problems since 2 weeks on multi-server hosting environment. We bought 3 dedicated boxes with 32GB ram 8 ...
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My own server hosting? [closed]

Is it possible to build a server and give to a company to do all the work for maintenance etc and pay them monthly? Something like dedicated or managed hosting but using your own hardware (or tell ...
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What DNS record can redirect to a different domain?

I have a domain registered foo.co.il I have a temporary free web hosting - foo.3owl.com and I would like to define the DNS records so that when a user tries to access foo.co.il he will be forwarded ...
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Build a server, or rent a VPS? [closed]

Some friends and I are in the process of starting a company which hosts game servers, but we've run into a bit of a problem: we can't figure out how to host it. The highest-tier plans for VPSes we've ...
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Website traffic divert and remove the information in website [closed]

We hosted a website through the help of an private company(PC). Our information is available in the website. We terminated the services of the PC for certain reasons. The login and password of the ...
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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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Where to start a dedicated / VPS hosting small buisness [closed]

I hope I'm posting in the right place, this site seemed the most relevant to my question. Anyway, one of my friends and I want to invest in a hosting company, we don't really know where to start, we ...
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Are there any features in Linux that are essential for hosting Ruby on Rails?

I'm on a project where we're going to be hosting a Ruby on Rails app on a Linux server we own. Are all flavors of Linux equally capable of hosting Rails apps? If not, what features are present in some ...
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Our server hosting provider asked for our root password

I work at a company that develops and hosts a small business critical system. We have an "Elastic cloud server" from a professional hosting provider. I recently got an email from them saying that ...
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How to expose a IIS website outside the domain

I have been programming remotely over VPN on my dev machine which is running Windows server 2003. My dev website is hosted on IIS 6 and can be accessed internally within the domain like ...
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Figure out clients that have the wrong mail server

My company is currently in the process of migrating our mail servers from one machine to another. Now most of the clients are currently using the following POP server : mail.username.zyx Wich will ...
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What constitutes valid justification for more IP addresses?

I host a small website with a well known VPS service. They provided me with one IPv4 address upon registering and said additional addresses would require justification. I requested one additional IPv4 ...
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Fallback Hosting [closed]

I have my site hosted on my own servers, but I am worried about potential crashes. What I would like to do is set up a fallback website hosted through, for example: GoDaddy. So in the event of a ...
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How to set up a server without a hosting control panel [closed]

Question cannot easily be narrowed so has been removed - please delete.
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hosted servers: multiple providers?

We have a hosted dedicated server, and we're looking at adding another one. We think our current provider is a touch expensive, so I'm also gathering quotes from other providers. I was asked if we ...
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Can I transfer a domain name before expiration to save money? [closed]

I purchased a domain name and hosting package from weebly.com, for a year. Now I realize that it cost me almost double the amount a domain goes for at a site like whois.com. Is it possible to ...
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need help scripting website reboot

I have a small website that crashes once or twice a week. I have spoken to both the websites original designers, who has now retired and its host and both blame the other. The website can be ...
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how to change database timezone on vps

I am running my domain on a vps and I have virtualmin and webmin access. In my php files, I need to record the current time by using mysql NOW() when a row is inserted. I changed the timezone from ...
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How to safely move mailbox to another server?

I have a hosting for my client on a shared server (website, domain and mailboxes) and I want to change the provider and move everything to another server. Moving the website is as easy as copying the ...
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Is a backup of local emails necessary when migrating server?

I am planning to move a website's hosting provider but I am not too sure if I should back up all the existing emails stored locally on the user's machine. I am being a bit over cautious as I need to ...
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Some users are seeing Server Not Found error

I run the website http://appointedd.com. I have a strange situation. Recently I've heard from some users ~6 in the last few months but 2 last friday saying they couldn't get on because their browser ...
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Using another mailserver and domain because of spam status

A customer (customer.com) kind of abused a mailing service (iContact) by sending to much promotions. They used their main email as sender (info@costumer.com). Because of that action, hotmail banned ...
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Hostname issue on server

Email from WHM/CPANEL Your hostname (HOSTIT) could not be resolved to an IP address. This means that /etc/hosts is not set up correctly, and/or there is no dns entry for HOSTIT. Please be sure that ...
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Best way to setup hosting and scale SaaS application [closed]

I'm a software developer with experience setting up hosting environments for small applications and no more than 5k hits a day type of traffic. I just built a SaaS application and I'm wondering how to ...
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Email hosting on multiple servers

I have a domain with hosting on godaddy while the domain is registered on BigRock. My email Ids are hosted on google apps, which was providing 10 free accounts some time ago. I wish to add few more ...
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Hosting Requirement for an Online Journal and Advice [duplicate]

I am developing an application that will collect journals from academicians, review it, and publish it on the site for the world to see. There would also be a blog, forum, and some form of social ...
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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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Uisng A/MX records instead of NS for hosting and emails [closed]

I have registered a .ma (moroccan TLD). I have a web hosting setuped at Godaddy. The issue that im having is i would like to host my site with godaddy and use outlook.com for creating emails. ...
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Hosting setup for a small application with security-sensitive data

Not sure this is the right place to ask this but I'll give a shot. I've been asked to implement a system about criminality data. The data is security sensitive, in that it contains information about ...
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Linux hosted subdomain under Windows hosted domain

We currently have a website that is hosted on a Windows machine, since the website runs on .NET. We are planning to build an Intranet portal in Drupal. Is this possible on a subdomain? Would I have ...
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Hosted Network Latency

Background I have a new hosted, dedicated database server behind a dedicated firewall (Cisco ASA 5505 Sec+). The plan is to have a virtual (aka "cloud") web server or two on the other side of the ...
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Switching hosting, keeping mx records

Nice to meet you all! Here is my dilemma: I have to move a website to another hosting but keep the domain. The client currently has email set up with google apps and the mx records are set up ...
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Domain DNS server and DNS IP record

I'm sorry for the weird question title, but I don't know how to describe the problem in just a few words. I accept suggestions for new title. Here is my issue, or actually I am not experienced enough ...
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how to remove login process from a website hosted on apache2?

I am running ubuntu 12.04 server and i try to host a website which i copied from another server. When I now try to connect locally with ip xxx.xxx.xxx.xx/mywebsite a window opens and i have to ...
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My hosting provider allows me to see the names of all other databases on their servers, is this bad practice? [closed]

I've got MSSQL DB functionality set up with a hosting provider, and recently logged in for the first time. When I added the connection, it then listed (apparently) every single MSSQL database on ...
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Use two website hostings for better availability

I have two VPS servers from two different hosting companies. I want to make some fallback to second VPS if first is not available (preferably automatic). I understand that if I have a single ...
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Renting Bandwith Overhead [duplicate]

Preface I have my own servers that have been given to me by a company I used to work for. I want to use these servers for some sites I've developed. I'm expecting a good amount of traffic and don't ...
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Hardware for new hosting services [duplicate]

i will start a new hosting company but i dont know what hardware will be the best for this. I'm looking for something cheap and can carry about 200-300 hosting accounts. The server will be using for ...
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hosting server changing a property of a word file

Someone today told me that a mistake while transferring a file from one hosting server to another actually changed the property of "Created Date" in one their microsoft word files to a new date ...
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IIS7 site working with domainname.com not www.domainname.com. DNS issue?

I have my domain name registered with GoDaddy and pointing to my IIS server where I have an ASP.net MVC application deployed. To accomplish this I simply have an A record entry pointing to the IP ...
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Wordpress multisite and redirect

I come to you because I'm facing a really strange effect on my hosting. I currently manage a server contening a NGINX/PHP-CGI and a wordpress multisite in it. My sites are created using ...
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change DNS but keep email server

I currently have my client's website hosted in china and the domain is hosted in www.net.cn I've purchased an inmotionhosting plan and i want to move the website there. For having the website ...
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MySql calculate number of connections needed [duplicate]

I am trying to figure my needs regarding web service hosting. After trying Azure I have realized that the default MySql they provide (through a third party) limits the account to 4 connections. You ...
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Debugging high CPU load when adding new domain inside server's control panel

When adding a new domain inside my server's control panel it takes much longer than usual since some time. CPU shows 100% usage on one core and strace reports something like this: poll([{fd=7, ...
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Server dropping all clients at intervals

I administrate large-scale servers for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. For the past couple of months, I have had the issue where at intervals the server will close all active connections to it (VNC and ...
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DNS Settings for www.domain.com and non-www domain.com

I have just put a new website up onto a new hosting package and am (possibly) having problems with the DNS settings. I say possibly it may just be a propagation issue as it's only just changed. ...
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Redirect old URL to new URL and shut down old web server

We have a completely new website on a new server with a new domain name. Currently we use the following line in httpd.conf of the old server to redirect users who visit the old site to the new one: ...
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Vagrant hosting service

On a small project we use Vagrant for development environments. Given the simplicity of the setup, we are considering using it for production since it's a small project with low traffic. I know I ...