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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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 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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607 views

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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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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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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Configuring htaccess file for self hosted CDN

I am trying to set up a self hosted cdn for my site, but I am having problems with the rules in the htaccess file and I can't get it to work. At the moment the ftp server that will act as CDN has the ...
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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 ...
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Configuring suExec to work with Apache and PHP via FastCGI

I have installed ISPConfig 3 on an Ubuntu VPS and configured it for Apache + PHP via FastCGI and suexec. I am able to upload PHP apps (e.g. Wordpress) and run them normally w/ suexec. However, for ...
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GPU (Specifically NVidia) Cloud Computing Centres [closed]

In the CPU computing world, you have giant cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC2 and Rackspace. You have also smaller companies that provide dedicated hosting services. Amazon EC2 has ...
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Host ASP.NET website on IIS in my laptop to share with colleagues?

I am trying to share my ASP website with my colleagues so that I can receive their feedback. I can access the project by using both these methods in the browser: http://localhost:8125/ ...
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How to host a TCP / UDP service on the Internet which is currently running on my local machine? [closed]

I have created a TCP server and it's currently hosted on my local machine, but I want to host it on Internet like we host websites. Is there any company which provides this service? And what's the ...
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How do I take my web server offline for maintenance when its a single server

I have a Windows 2008R2 server that hosts Sql Server and IIS for our company. I need to take it down occasionally for updates and backup. This is the setup Dedicated Windows 2008R2 server hosts my ...
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How safe is it to run Windows Server 2008 R2 datacenter without SP1? [closed]

I manage a Windows VPS on hosteurope.de. I've been trying to update it to SP1 - it says Windows Update are disable by group policy, and workarounds found online don't seem to work - same thing for ...
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How to setup DNS using zpanel [closed]

I am trying to use the DNS features of zpanel and the documentation seems sparse. I had some DNS entries setup on my VPS using WHM / cPanel before my server crashed and now I'm trying to move ...
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Can Hosting Providers see our files? [closed]

I have recently started hosting a website on a famous provider paying for 1 years hosting. One day i had a problem and called cust.-care. What shocked me was, the person while advising me a solution, ...
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We develop an app and what kind of hostings/servers do we need? [duplicate]

We develop an app. Our app need to connect through RDP protocol to server (so, server should have RDP server running on it, as I think). Server need to launch Firefox (specifically configured) for ...
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New Wordpress host running old Apache HTTP

My employer recently had me help move our static web site to a new Wordpress host. The new host claims to be super up to date on everything. When requesting anything from the site and inspecting ...
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Connecting domain name to website deployed at cloud

I have a domain name lovedmusic.com. I have signed up for jelastic - a cloud web hosting service. Right now I m utilizing my trail period. I have created a environment with app id ...
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IIS7.5 - Hosting ASP.NET MVC app and ColdFusion app under one domain

We are developing and deploying an ASP.NET MVC app while will provide new functionality yet there are still parts of the ColdFusion app we still need to live under the same domain. How can we set ...
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I'm looking for a Debian VPS service. I'm unfamiliar with Debian - what questions should I ask?

I'm looking to find a VPS service, providing me with a low cost, hosted, Debian package. I'm unfamiliar with the OS, and, after looking at several offerings, I'm not entirely sure how I can best ...
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One server, multiple IP, multiple website, it's possible? [closed]

I have few website (~5) and I want to host all website on ONE unique server but with multiple IP. Example: WEB->Server nginx->website1 WEB->Server nginx->website2 WEB->Server ...
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Java virtual hosting manager

I have a server system on which i want to host java web application's. I can do that only with tomcat and can host multiple application's, but i don't know how can i host multiple application's on ...
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How can I test what kind of server specs do my website require for 1000 concurrent users? [duplicate]

My website is similar to this. Same concept. http://www.solomid.net/ I expect 1K concurrent connections to my website. The website; Uses Laravel 3, Partially Memcaches queries, Mostly CRUD ...