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 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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204 views

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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148 views

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 ...
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Azure downtime events - historical list available? [closed]

I am considering Azure for hosting and was curious if there is a list maintained of their downtime events... giving type of event, event time, outage type... Basically - how often has Azure hosted ...
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How to determine which direction to scale a web application

I am currently developing a web application and am trying to figure out the best way to host it. I've looked around, used dozens of different phrasings, read hundreds of posts and comments. but none ...
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hosting machine capability [duplicate]

I'm curios what's the traffic a dual-socket CPU server machine can handle? Just hypothetical, does anybody have a clue what are the keystones? Is it more about hardware or connection or anything else ...
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Multiple static IP addresses pointing to same Windows 2008 r2 server

I have a Windows 2008 r2 VPS which I am using for both IIS and Apache. Im looking to have two static IP addresses to point to this server. One for IIS to use and one for Apache. I already have one ...
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DNS: migrating FROM Google Email + Google App hosted website TO Google Email + 3rd party hosting

I inherited a DNS/website/email scenario I don't understand. # I need to modify DNS records so that email integrated with Google Apps is not altered, but so that web traffic goes to a 3rd party. ...
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PHP web hosting: how to prevent clients to DOS/DDOS?

I'm providing a partial web hosting solution where my clients may upload and execute their own php scripts. Besides the security routine I'll have to check (off topic here) I would like to know ...
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How much downtime should I expect when changing hosts? [closed]

I am changing hosting providers and have migrated my site to my new server space, both sites on either server are exact clones of each other. My registrar and hosting provider are different ...
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265 views

Deploying node.js on Appfog?

I am developing an online chat application in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I am using node.js and socket.io to make it work. I recently realized that I need to host my app on a server. Fortunately I ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard welcome screen hangs

Windows Server 2008 R2 appears to be hanging while loading the OS. The server gets to the welcome screen and appears to be loading, but this process for 20-30 mins before the OS loads. The screen ...
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One domain, two hosts, multiple subdomains on second host

So here's the deal: 1 domain (example.com) 2 shared hosting plans (for each, all domains and subdomains have the same IP address) I've already set up sub1.example.com to point to the IP (using A) ...
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using nameserver for redirection

I have bought a domain for cheap on crazydomains. The sad thing is they do not provide DNS settings without paying additional amount. They just give us a feature to set the nameserver details and some ...
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Exporting virtual machine from Windows Azure to Amazon

As documentation says: You can import VMware ESX and VMware Workstation VMDK images, Citrix Xen VHD images and Microsoft Hyper-V VHD images for Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows ...
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How to make this multiplayer flash game publicly available? [closed]

I have made a ActionScript 3.0 Flash game and implemented multiplayer functionality using SmartFoxServer. Now I want to put this game on my website which is hosted on 000webhost. My game works ...
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hosting node applications on a server already configured with apache

I'm currently interested in playing with node, so I want to build a small app for my company. We have an apache web server that handles our current web applications. My question is, how can I also ...
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Multiple broadband providers for internal web servers

Maybe I am using the wrong search terms, but I am having problems finding the answer to my question. We have internal servers hosting our web site. We would like to bring in an alternate provider so ...
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351 views

Redirect to another web server if current page is down

I have written an application in Razor/Asp.net and I'm hosting it on our W2008R2 under IIS 7.5. At times we will need to bring down this web server so it will be not accessible to our clients. I need ...
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My Plesk domain is pointing to the wrong IP address

I changed the IP Address of a domain hosted on a Plesk server and, after a couple of hours, everything seemed to point to the right place and the site was loading fine. When I woke up this morning, ...
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manage shared hosting with linux commands [closed]

I have a dedicate Linux server on a data center and now i installed LAMP on it, it works perfectly, But i have a question. I have to config this server to sell shared hots to customers, then i need to ...
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one website on 2 servers [closed]

i want to put my website on 2 servers, When server #1 is down, my site loads from server#2 . How can i do this? i want this 2 servers synced realtime... is there any software for this? or any trick? ...
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load website from 3 different server simultaneously [closed]

I have a website hosted on a VPS, But now i have a problem. My website, downed several times in last month and i change my service but still i have the same problems... I want to do something, i want, ...
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Should HA hardware be in separate cabinets?

I want to host (co-located) a service at a Pier1, Q9 or some similar hosting facility. Is it best practice to put my failover hardware in separate cabinets, and in your experience, will the hosting ...
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Main website on Linux with Subdomain on Windows on SHARED hosting

Can someone please tell if this scenario is possible and how? Main domain on Linux and subdomain Windows on a SHARED Hosting space. One answer is given on Website on a Windows server have a ...
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Tinydns create a seperate A-Record for “www” and for my root domain

I am having issues understanding how I should adapting the following configuration for tinydns so that the A-Records for "www" and for my root domain. "www" pointing to 199.34.228.100. root domain ...
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I purchased my domain with namecheap, have hosting from nearlyfreespeech - how do I get my site up and running? [closed]

I bought my domain from namecheap a week or so ago. Today, I bought hosting from nearly free speech and have built my site. I've uploaded my site to the nearly free speech servers. I can access my ...
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Not able to setup my work pc as hosting server using no-ip dynamic DNS [closed]

I want to host server on work pc that is behind router, and i dont have access to router. The IP that my pc gets as subnetted one, i mean i am in LAN and so my routers IP may be 192.168.1.1 and all ...
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What is using all my memory on WordPress VPS hosting

I have a WordPress site hosted on a VPS Centos5_x64_cpanel system with 1Gb of memory. Recently I have been having a lot of issues with the site performance and emails from the hosting company stating ...
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How to verify promised uptime before hiring a server?

I've been bitten by this too many times. You find a well known hosting provider, read comparative reviews (and pass by on any company that has influence in those review), they promise 99.99% uptime, ...
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Mounting /home as noexec [closed]

Does mounting /home with noexec really add security? All it does is disable binary execution right? So that means other scripts can still run and execute shell code into services. Run shared ...
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Is a virtual IP assigned by a hosting provider?

I'm going to be setting up HA proxy with 2 physical servers, using heartbeatd. I'm going to have clients point domains to an IP address which can't change after doing so. My hosting provider has ...
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How can I avoid having to tell my clients to modify their domains' DNS settings? [closed]

My web application requires that clients point their A records for their domains to an IP address that I tell them to point them too. Later, when I need to scale from 2 servers that I currently have ...
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Inodes optimization

I have near of 100000 inodes (near of their limit) in my shared hosting (don't ask why), i need every file ! in this way what i can do ? I have too many pictures... (if i store all that's pictures on ...
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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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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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Server4You vserver outage 2012-11-26 [closed]

There was a major outage today (Nov 26, 2012) at Server4You's Strassburg data center. My vserver was down for 8 solid hours. I've read their related terms and conditions and they provide the service ...
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What are the different classes of Internet Connection and how do they differ?

I'm looking for the technical differences between consumer and professional Internet connections. By "professional" I mean: The kind you can get at a datacenter The kind you can get at an office ...
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DNS NS and domain clarification

I am really trying to get my home web server up and I don't seem to be succeeding. My web server withing my host system is running my web application and is viewable at the current isp ip ...
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Why are the prices for broadband bandwidth at data centers much higher than consumer/small business offerings? [closed]

The prices for broadband bandwidth at data centers are sometimes as much as 10x higher than for a typical small business/consumer connection, at least where I live. Now, I understand those are two ...