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Transferring from Godaddy to Namecheap: Move sub domains, cname, MX records etc

I am in the process of transferring my Godaddy domains to Namecheap. There is public info about transferring domains but not about zone info: subdomains, cnames, MX records etc. How do I ...
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Migrating email host from local MS Exchange to 3rd-party host

This may be a simple question, but so far I've had trouble finding any help that corresponds well to my specific situation. The very small business I work for is planning on "phasing out" the local ...
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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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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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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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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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What different is there between Snapshot and backup hyper-v vps?

What different is there between Snapshot hyper-v vps and backup hyper-v vps ? can I restore my vps from a Snapshot ?
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Is GoDaddy's grid hosting impossibly slow for PHP apps?

Godaddy's grid hosting, which runs on the cloud, just came out last year. I have one of their old shared accounts (your files are on one server), and one of the new "grid" cloud shared accounts. I'm ...
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categorize website based on visitors count

my site is having around 300 unique visits/5000 pageviews per day. i want to know how many unique visits/page views (approx.) a site should have to be called low , moderate and high traffic website. ...
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how to change database timezone on vps

I am running my domain on a vps and I have virtualmin and webmin access. In my php files, I need to record the current time by using mysql NOW() when a row is inserted. I changed the timezone from ...
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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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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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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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Run Windows based hosting among main Linux dedicated server

I have a Linux dedicated server which runs a bunch of PHP applications. I tried to migrate to Windows Server dedicated server last week, but I lack the IT knowledge in Windows and there are too many ...
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Wkhtmltopdf on shared hosting (execute)

I use Wkhtmltopdf at the moment, and installed it on my shared hosting. I found out that my shared hosting does not support to op exec files. Is it possible to run Wkhtmltopdf on my shared server in ...
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choise option when install syscp on freebsd

I install syscp on freeport (install from port). Guide me install syscp with choise option (ex: remover ftp or apache on syscp because I intalled ftp server)
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Problems with Grid Hosting on GoDaddy

Am facing a strange problem with my Windows hosting account with GoDaddy. I have an account which they call 4GH. They say its Grid Hosting and therefore scales better than regular shared hosting. The ...
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How can I move some websites from my server (cpanel) to my another server

There are 200 websites on my dedicated server. I bought one more dedicated server. I would like to move 100 websites to my new dedicated server. I am using cpanel-whm. I don't know how I can do this ...
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WAMP server hosting and domain/VH

So after a lot of frustration, I finally got WAMP server to work. I can access my webpage both from computers in my local network using the ip address of my machine the server is hosted on and also on ...
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hosting database on separate server

We have an enterprise web app to which our clients post/upload lots of documents [mainly images and pdf files] via web interface, iphone app etc etc. We are also using imagick to split pdf documents ...
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Is a Rackspace Cloud Server right for me?

I have a Dedicated Virtual server plan with Media Temple right now and am looking to switch to a more reliable provider with a better machine. Right now I'm looking at Rackspace's Cloud Server plan, ...
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Design of a hosting network

I am sketching a network design for a KVM hosting site, preparing for hundreds of virtual guests. In our current design, every customer (no matter if physical or virtual) reside on their own VLAN to ...
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Which hosting controller should I install in a dedicated server, that can handle PHP 5.3?

Hey everyone, I'm new to server administration, so I'm just trying to find a good hosting controller that let me do/have these things in my new dedicated server: - Create hosting accounts, each one ...
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Webhosting with Tomcat

Is there any good hosting company that comes with pre-installed Tomcat server (instead of the commonly Apache) in order to run JSP? Looking for something relatively cheap (like site5.com, mediatemple ...
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accessing sites made by ISPConfiog 3 on vps openvz

suppose my vps ip is: 91.41.32.158 (is at random) if i connect my browser to http://91.41.32.158 i see the "it works" apache page. I installed ISPConfig 3, created a client and a site, let's suppose ...
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How to host web application in apache tomcat

I created a small web application in Java using eclipse. Now I want to host it in apache in my local machine. How to do this? I want some simple instructions not very technical details. Thanks in ...
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I want to point subdomain from my hosting account1 to another server

I have website website1.com and I would to create subdomain sub.website1.com and point that subdomain to another website website2.com . how can I do that ?
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SSL Certificate Setup on Web Host

I have recently signed up for an account with a web host on which I am running an install of Wordpress. I am the only person that will be administrating it and I would like to have secure access to ...
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Unknown Host Error, is this a registrar problem or a host problem?

I am dealing with a barrel of weasels on this one. Ad agency registered the domain in mid-August with Network Solutions. 72 hours ago I updated the DNS to point to a host provided by an associate of ...
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Need help configuring apache with 3 different hostnames that support wildcard subdomains

I have a single physical server. I need to set it up so i can have 3 different domains on it. Each one of these domains needs to be able to support wildcard sub-domains. ...
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Apache 2.2 on Windows Server multiple sites one IP

I'm fairly familiar with the workings of apache on Linux. Enviroment: Hosted VPS (full access) Windows Server 2003 Datacentre x64 edition, Apache 2.2 I have 2 straight forward websites I ...
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Hosting solution for batch processing of data (LAMP)

I've created an app that goes out and fetches data and then processes it in batches, triggered via cron jobs. The app has no web front end, it just stores data in a DB to which I connect from my ...
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A-Record to point to hosting vs. changing DNS while keeping the mail externally

I currently am dealing with a client whose e-mail is hosted on Google. We are just in the process of taking over their domain, but their current hosting company suggests a different set up than I do ...
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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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Force Apache to kill its children after lost connection (“stop button” pressed)

How can I make Apache kill the CGI's that it has spawned, after the client (browser) has closed the connection? I got a couple of CGI's that perform long-running operations and send output every 15 ...
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How can i detect and diagnose local network problems on a multi-server environment?

I'm a software engineer who trying to detect (and solve if possible) weird local networking problems since 2 weeks on multi-server hosting environment. We bought 3 dedicated boxes with 32GB ram 8 ...
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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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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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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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Way to export/import TRAC Wiki pages?

I've been using an external hosting service for my project management, however recently it became very unstable. I'm now willing to find another service however the major problem is migration. The ...
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How to automate LAMP+mail domains deployment?

We manage our more-or-less standard set of systems to do the usual hosting business: authoritative dns servers Mail eXchangers (with the first stage of spam filtering) mail scanning server (amavisd ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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DNS - Custom Nameservers Errors

I am planning on setting up some DNS services and I would like some advice as I have errors from the site: www.intodns.com. First of all let me briefly outline my scenario. I have a VPS server with ...
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make foxpro database as a server

hello there i have currently this setup: mssql 2012 enterprise , windows server 2008 R2 enterprise and i need to host a foxpro database in this server so if i forward a port through the firewall that ...
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Running MS SQL Server DB for Ubuntu PHP site

I'm going to be developing a php site (actually more of a application), but the standards and restriction of what I'm building make MS SQL Server the most appropriate DB solution (will also be running ...
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How to host website over public ip in centos 6 server

I don't have router so i built the system as a router in CentOS 6.4 with the help of IPtables. I have a server which is connected to the Local LAN. suppose 192.168.1.1 Then i forwarded the public ip ...
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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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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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Why do all my sites randomly stop in iis?

I have a GoDaddy Account with a virtual hosting environment. For some reason every few weeks, all of our sites (both websites and FTP sites) are stopped. I restart them and they start normally, but I ...