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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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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SOA architecture requires 99.9% availability -> 9hrs max downtime -> physical architecture mapping?

External architects have designed an architecture for a Service-Oriented Architecture environment. They fixed the availability to be 99.9%, equivalent to max 9 hrs downtime [per year]. Where can I ...
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How fast should internet speed be to host a webserver? [duplicate]

We host our own linux webserver in house. The company's Internet connection speed is 100MB, and the server runs no problem with it. We are planning to have another webserver located in another place, ...
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How many sites can be served with 50,000 dns queries?

Some DNS services offer to host your DNS for free with a limit like '50,000 DNS queries a month'. Does each website visit trigger a lookup? What volume of traffic can be served with 50,000 ...
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Mail issues on server/website [closed]

A website on a VPS is sending emails using a @example.example.org (note the extra example) and getting stuck in spam/trash even though we have and the correct filters in our domain manager. I'm ...
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How to set the priority of host headers in IIS 6?

On my IIS 6 Server, I have two sites: Site 1: abc.example.com //Should respond only to header value abc.example.com Site 2: 198.51.100.1 //Should respond if no host header matches However it seems ...
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How to add Virtual Hosting to two existing VM servers

I'm trying to run two Ubuntu VM's on one machine, each running a separate LAMP stack serving different websites. Is it possible to use Virtual Hosting to accomplish this? I've read that it's ...
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Can't run webrick on port 80

I try to figure out how to point a.b.c.d:3000 to my domain name. Here, a.b.c.d is my IP address. As per this post: How to use DNS/Hostnames or Other ways to resolve to a specific IP:Port I get the ...
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What kind of server would I need to host a large number of websites for my clients? [duplicate]

I currently own a company that builds websites for people and businesses. Currently, we host everything through GoDaddy, but that is becoming expensive and we could keep larger amounts of the earnings ...
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Unable to make work both private and public ip network on openvz container in Proxmox

I'm using Proxmox 3, it is a fresh installation. For those who know, I'm using OVH Vrack 1.5 (along with a previous Vrack 1.0). My server has two interface eth0 and eth1, I succeeded to configure ...
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How to handle lots of file downloads from my linux server [duplicate]

I have a file 50MB file hosted in my deticated linux server, each day there is almost 50K users that download this file (2.5GB a day). There are lots of crashes and users reports that sometimes even ...
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Should I use suphp or mod_php for shared hosting?

I am considering using suphp. It seems that newly created files in php get ownership apache.apache and this can become an issue. Also it seems that monitoring of spam sent and load usage by php ...
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Hosting a Single Domain on Two Servers

I have a site example.com which is hosted on a VPS server. The site often deals with downloads, so I can't really server the downloads from the VPS server. So I want to use a dedicated server to store ...
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Custom WHM PORT [closed]

I saw many webhosting companies are changing WHM Port and limiting it's access with the browser user-agent to be only accesses by a specific user-agent. They are using User Agent switcher addon via ...
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bind9 with selective NS forwarding [closed]

I'm trying to setup a bind9 server which can provide DNS lookups for both internal and external IP's. I have access to an external name server which can provide IP details of external IP's and I have ...
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Make reachable via a fixed address (e.g. IPv6) a server that is actually connected via a variable IPv4 adress?

Need: Internet host at a fixed IP address for full-stack self-hosting People want to perform self-hosting in an area where no ISP provide sufficient service with a fixed IP address. They provide one ...
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Virtual Machine training setup for students [closed]

I went to a training session where I was learning to use some software. The course was administered through the use of virtual machines. The instructor had a laptop that was running some sort of ...
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Namservers for GoDaddy Add-On Domains

I have a domain registered with a country tld mydomain.co.zw . I added it as an addon domain with GoDaddy and asked their support which nameservers my domain registrar should use. They gave me the ...
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.NET 4 Shared Hosting [closed]

Are there any companies that offer shared .NET 4 hosting? I know its still in beta, but from about hours worth of searching, I only found that ASPHostCentral.com offers it. MaximumASP.com and ...
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Multiple private SSL certificates on a single shared hosting plan?

Recently I contacted my shared hosting provider about setting up private SSL for a few of my sites. I have several sites hosted under the same plan (the plan allows for unlimited domains). However, ...
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Excessive hosting costs

A client of mine is getting billed around ~$1400 per month for hosting. However the site is only averaging roughly 200 hits per day and it serves no large files nor videos. It's hosted with ...
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Binding two server with one IP each to nameservers?

I have one VPS (example1.com ON 1.1.1.1) and one dedicated server (example2.com ON 1.1.1.2). I need to use my custom nameservers. Currently I am using ns1.example1.com and ns2.example1.com both ...
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Why I am not able to access my hostname from anywhere but the local server? [closed]

I created a website on an IIS server with hostname 'www.cftest.local' When I access the website from the IIS server it renders my content as expected. But when I try to access this from my local ...
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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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My Plesk domain is pointing to the wrong IP address [closed]

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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Can I run JIRA on a shared hosting server? [closed]

I purchased JIRA a few weeks ago to manage some projects and such and intended to put it on my shared web host. However, it requires a Tomcat server instead of Apache. It comes with a packaged Tomcat ...
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CakePHP file migration from one host to another

I am trying to move a cakePHP project I completed a few months ago from a server (a friend's server) to my own web server. I have set up a database and changed the database config file to match my ...
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Link A record with Laravel public directory

I set up VPS server. There I have Laravel deployed (/var/www/html/mysite/public). The issue is, in must be on mysubdomain.mysite.com. So i configured A Record for VPS IP and it really works. I set ...
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How to manage 100+ websites hosting and deployment

Currently we have a VPS that hosts over 100 websites using PHP-FPM and NGINX. They are a mix of Symfony, CakePHP and plain PHP. We also use Git to deploy. Pros All in one place Updates done at ...
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So I'm moving from shared hosting to a VPS. What do I need? [closed]

I have apache2, mysql, and vsftpd running. Are there any other tools I can use to make the transition easier? Any free control panels similar to cpanel?
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Hosting: cPanel Reseller vs cPanel Fully Managed VPS [closed]

I read many questions (and also the answers) here on SF about this subject, but I couldn't find my specific one *1. Some are asking comparisons and suggestiosn to move from a reseller to a vps without ...
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WordPress: how to use non-ugly permalinks without access to .htaccess?

I'm new to blog hosting etc, so this may be an ultra-newbie question. I just started my own blog, using WordPress.org, hosted by MyDomain/NamesDirect. I would like to use permalinks (nothing fancy, ...
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Mailman delivery troubles

I'm not sure if this is a good place to ask this question. It's about mailing list management software called Mailman from GNU. Here are the details: Hosting provider: Vlexofree Domain: www.sysil.com ...
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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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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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Securing web application used for core business process

I am writing an application which will be used for our core business workflows (client registration and management etc). I have partners and employees who are spread across the globe, so I want to ...
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Query regarding hosting an app with python, bootstrap & mongoDB [duplicate]

We are a startup & have an application built on bootstrap, MongoDB & python. We are looking for hosting options for the same. What we have been able to understand by talking to support team at ...
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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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What Linux binaries should not be executable by Apache/PHP?

Trying to beef up security security on a shared hosting server after some recent attacks and noticed, while playing around with some of the malicious scripts, like Filesman, that many of these scripts ...
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Finding an international web host for dedicated or VPS

What is best place to look for reliable, legitimate international web hosting? Ideally I'd prefer a dedicated machine, but would settle for a VPS solution if the company was right. I'm looking for ...
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Subdomains, folders, internationalization, and hosting solutions

I'm a web developer and I recently landed a gig to develop the US / international version of a site for a company that's big in Europe but hasn't done much expansion into the US yet. They've got an ...
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Website hosting moved from internal to external, issues

First I would like to let you know that I've researched this problem and I have seen similar questions on other sites, but I am VERY inexperienced when it comes to things like this so I really don't ...
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Atomatic SaaS scaling

I'm thinking about how to best setup my SaaS application for automatic scaling and have reached a step I'm unsure of how to tackle. To properly describe the problem, I better start by explaining how ...
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Email mystery - CC'ed email is delayed

I am trying to solve some email issues that I am currently experiencing. I work for this company that periodically sends out emails from Taiwan, and it is CC'ed to 2 email accounts, my work email (in ...
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Perl + Catalyst hosting only possible on a (pricey) VPS?

I'm about to set up a website with a Wiki and was looking at MojoMojo as a more user friendly alternative to MediaWiki. The problem however is that it runs on Perl and Catalyst framework, for which ...
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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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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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One database for two websites [closed]

I'm starting a project where I need two different websites to interact with one database. They have different domains and different source codes. My servers providers are Hostgator and Linode. ...
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Akamai NetStorage vs. Akamai edge service

What's the difference between using Akamai NetStorage vs. Akamai's Edge Service? Below are the concepts that I believe differentiate them but I'd like more details from more experienced people. ...
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Looking for some advice for adult web hosting solutions [closed]

I'm about to embark on a web application in the adult web-space. As the product is web-based, it requires hosting. Does anyone know if there are legitimate hosting providers that allow the hosting of ...