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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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 ...
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How can I set up a load balancer to direct all Search Engine Bot traffic to one server?

We have a simple load balancer set up on Rackspace to 3 web server nodes. After reviewing our traffic and expenses, the largest bandwidth hog is Google Bot. Since on Rackspace we pay for bandwidth ...
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Change domain (vhost?) on Gandi simple hosting

I have a Gandi Simple Hosting account and a domain (domain 1) which I also registered through Gandi. Gandi hosting is unfamiliar to me as it uses instances that don't have IP addresses. Currently I ...
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Reach self hosted server from LAN

I have a self hosted server with Apache2 pointed with the domain example.com. I have also some virtual servers www.example.com, cloud.examle.com, etc. This server is in my LAN, and when I try to ...
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Is it possible to have multiple <Directory>'s in a vhost.conf? [closed]

My webserver is running Plesk and for each new site a vhost.conf file is created that has some include_path and open_basedir settings in it: <Directory /var/www/vhosts/website.nl/httpdocs> ...
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Can an organisation take over a domain?

Basically I am working with a church who has a new pastor. The churches website hosting is paid by the church bank account and the domain name is up for renewal. The company are telling us that the ...
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Would image hosting site need 1gbps or 100mbps port [closed]

Hello guys, i just need some advice.I want to start my own image hosting.However i am confused whether it would require 100mbps port speed or 1gbps.Files uploaded by users will be 15mb in ...
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Setup Sub-Domain on same server [shared windows hosting] [closed]

I have a domain name registered lets say example.com. My hosting plan with (m6.net) allows me to setup unlimited domains and sub-domains. Now I want to setup test.example.com I set it up using ...
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DNS nameserver with cloudflare

I originally bought a domain from namecheap.com then I bought hosting at inmotionhosting, where I pointed the DNS from namecheap to inmotionhosting... now I signed up with cloudflare and pointed DNS ...
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Use Amazon EC2 as a backup server

I would like to use Amazon EC2 as an emergency backup database+web server in the event our primary host becomes unavailable. I feel like I wouldn't have trouble setting up a Windows instance, install ...
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Can secure and normal web pages be hosted in the same domain?

Can secure and normal web pages be hosted in the same domain? My sites has index.php account.php work.php Right now all of them are accessible from http:// In future I wish only one of the pages ...
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Network setup: resolve subdomain to internal server's VM through other servers

This is my problem: I have two subdomains: foo.company.com bar.company.com These will be used for projects hosted at our office. The setup at the office is just one server (10.10.10.9) with 2 ...
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Domain name in email body considered spam

I had a customer domain who got their password compromised and spam was sent from their email account with links back to drive-by files that had been uploaded to their web space. The server ended up ...
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Prioritize webhost for a domain?

I have a sub domain( I do not own the domain) but using Cpanel I am able to set A,NS,Cname records for a sub domain. What I want to do is to associate the subdomain with two webhost and prioritize ...
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How would I put together a site requiring several TB? [closed]

Lets say I have a site with unmetered 100MBPS bandwidth (i assume its bits?) and the ram i require. Most plans i see offer HDD that hold 250gb and 1TB. But what happens if i compile/generate enough ...
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Using firewall in routed or transparent mode

For the last years we've been using a Sonicwall PRO 2040 firewall in a relatively small hosting environment. But we want to upgrade to a faster box which also support IPv6 and preferably we'd like to ...
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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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Hosting a site on amazon ec2

I have recently bought an amazon ec2 instance. Now I want to host a website. I have googled and found some useful info but there is some confusion in my mind. Suppose domain name is ...
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How to shorten DNS propagation effect

Atm i have a domain example.com, it uses dedicated server, and it uses "ns1.example.com" and "ns2.example.com" as nameserver. Now i want to change to another dedicated server (with different IP ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Setting Up DNS and Web Server (IIS) to host personal website?

Okay, I have a server, (Windows Server 2008 R2 to be more precise) and I have installed PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, for web hosting purposes. I have set up a static ip address internally. I have ...
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Geolocating webserver considerations?

I run a community forum where the majority of users are in the Pacific Northwest. We are looking for a new dedicated server and I'm wondering if it is worth it to locate the server as close to the ...
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Exchange 2010 certificate errors

I have a problem with my newly setup Exchange environment for our hosted customers. First off, when configuring the outlook client, it gives a certificate warning although the certificate has been ...
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Host data transfer limit calculations and network protocol headers

OK, this might be a really stupid question, but... I'm building a web app that utilises websockets. There's fairly rapid messaging going on, so I've been taking a look at the network traffic with ...
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Which address should I give my registrar NS or SOA?

I'm hosting my apps in amazon ec2 server and using route 53 for hosted zone, I created a Hosted Zone for my domain. I'm wondering which addresses should I provide to my registrar, NS or SOA for ...
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Can i rely over the “SSL on Shared Hosting”? [closed]

My site will be using the APIs like Paypal and also making Facebook Apps. So lets say for Facebook, they allow only https for Apps to work with them. Mine is only hosted on http site. So can i solve ...
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Domain name to point to 2 different servers

I'm looking to setup cheap redundancy for a website, such that I signup with 2 separate shared hosting accounts. The likelihood of both being down at the same time would be small. Is there a way to ...
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How to spot webhosting resellers posing as actual hosts? [closed]

Recently I began work on an eBook about the hosting industry and there is a key issue which I often encounter with many of my clients. I wanted to ask what are the best methods for a person to check ...
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Redirecting domain to a folder

I have a domain www.mydomain.com. It is hosted on Apache. When I hit this domain, it takes me to the Apache default page. Now my domain works as follows: www.domain.com/support ...
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Does Google provide hosting servers means like vps or dedicated servers? [closed]

I want to make it sure does google provide hosting servers like virtual private servers or dedicated besides free hosting that is available from sites.google.com Does google have something like ...
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Setup a constant web application availability on Windows Server

I am a part of a team that is building an ASP.NET web system. We need to guarantee, that when the main hosting server with IIS is being updated, web site visitors get the special message that the ...
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Best Way to Backup Multiple FTP and DBs?

I have a VPS with http://knownhost.com which has been a great company but I plan to switch to http://wiredtree.com soon. I was wondering what is the best and safest way to backup 5 complete websites ...
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Apache 2.2 mod-vhost-alias with multiple document roots

I’m a beginner in working with apache and in need of your help. My task is to build a dynamic webserver (Debian 6.0.4, Apache 2.2, one public IP) which can host multiple websites and files (like ...
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Europe - where to buy domain name? [closed]

I have read, that for a website with global ambitious is better to buy hosting at US provider than the local one (I am from Central Europe) - mainly because of shorter loading time of a website. I ...