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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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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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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WHM/Cpanel: Sub accounts with most hits? [closed]

I have a standard reseller hosting account. The main account has WHM and all sub accounts run cpanel. All sub accounts also have stats on them in the form of: AWStats Webalizer My question is, is ...
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When is a mail relay needed?

Let me expand... I have a client who is unhappy with their current hosting situation. They want me to move their website and domain across to my hosting platform. I can do this. However I have ...
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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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Yahoo Hosting: Custom Error Pages (IE)

So one of my clients uses Yahoo Hosting in a shared environment. Absolutely horrible, can't even upload a .htaccess file. They have an option where you can setup custom error pages by uploading a a ...
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287 views

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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91 views

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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Choosing a Host — Reseller or VPS?

I'm developing a common-interest social networking community which is soon ready for release. I need some advice on what type of a hosting plan will best fit both my emerging website development ...
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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 network latency is “typical” for east - west coast USA?

At the moment we're trying to decide whether to move our datacenter from the west coast to the east coast. However, I am seeing some disturbing latency numbers from my west coast location to the east ...
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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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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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656 views

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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420 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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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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659 views

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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1k views

Are there any hosts that use openstack? [closed]

http://www.openstack.org/ I'm looking for a good cloud hosting company with utility style costs (paying for how much bandwidth, hard disk, cpu is used.
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What hosted server configuration do I need to consider for a medium-performance web-application?

I have a Microsoft ASP.NET MVC web application with SQL Server 2008. Currently running on a single server, performance is reasonable. However I now need to deploy the same application to support much ...
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How to make Plesk NOT block the browser password auto-complete feature?

All versions of the Plesk control panel software always had this "feature" where they disable the browser password auto-complete feature. Sure, they argue it's a security measure, but it's really not. ...
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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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Mercurial repositories hosting with different user access levels

I want to set a few Mercurial 'central' repositories on one machine. There are few things I need to have working though: Each repository should have its own ACL, with different users allowed to ...
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451 views

Have Free website Hosting with Google App Engine

I'm reading about Google App Engine. I'm creating a bunch of simple dynamic websites in java. I'm considering to use Google App Engine and setup my clients' website on it. In this way I've only to ...
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hosting a website on multiple hosts

Is there a way to host a website on multiple hosts. exactly the same site, for example on hosting companies HostingABC and HostingDEF? In case there is ever a problem with HostingABC (either a ...
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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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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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Hosting a website in multiple countries

Our website is currently hosted in the UK and we have very good search engine positioning on www.google.co.uk. In order to achieve the same sort of success in the US, our site would have to be hosted ...
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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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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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527 views

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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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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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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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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Implementing emailing (bulk & event based) features for my website [closed]

For my upcoming social networking website, I am looking for suggestions on the best way to implement emailing. Here are some of my requirements and constraints: Requirements: - Should be able to ...
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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 ...