Hosting setup whereby a server is shared among many different customers. When compared to VPS or a dedicated server, this generally means that each customer has less resources available and more restrictions are in effect as to what a customer can do on the server (install software or not, ...).

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emulate shared hosting load

I want to emulate some shared-hosting activity in testing environment. Is particularly interested I/O performance. Need to emulate: many sql queries, http queries, and some additional activity, ...
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Typical max API call volume for shared enterprise hosting accounts? [duplicate]

We are hosting our site with SectorLink and have a shared enterprise hosting package, running on Windows with MS SQL Server. The provider will start to throttle us once we reach 10% of the server's ...
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Is there any “best practice” for a shared servers? [closed]

I'm currently in charge of 2 really big servers (128GB Ram & 32 8-code Xeon CPU each) at my university running Ubuntu 12.04. Students are suppose to use them for big data analysis. We want every ...
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Cheapest SSL by GoDaddy that is good enough for Facebook Tab?

GoDaddy is way too confusing . Period. One of my clients has specifically asked us to buy SSL from godaddy as both domain and server (shared hosting) have been bought on GoDaddy. So here is my ...
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.htaccess rule to change hosts for SEO

I want to migrate one of my client's website from a free host to paid host. Currently, the site/domain is being hosted inside a sub-folder (used this tut: https://my.bluehost.com/cgi/help/347) at the ...
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Where to start a dedicated / VPS hosting small buisness [closed]

I hope I'm posting in the right place, this site seemed the most relevant to my question. Anyway, one of my friends and I want to invest in a hosting company, we don't really know where to start, we ...
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Shared hosting (just host) and ftp access

I have a shared hosting account with justhost, what i need is to give an FTP access to a site operator, to his website. The website is a sub-folder under the www folder. I know how to limit his FTP ...
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Spammers sending out from an inactive domain

We have a shared hosting service running QMail and Plesk. One of our inactive clients was left active in the system by mistake, and spammers found their very weak passwords and sent out a massive ...
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Single Shared Host, Single IP, Multiple Domains, Multiple Websites… (with and without SSL)

While my post may look similar to others, it concerns shared accounts at a web hosting provider all utilizing the same IP address (rather than different IP addresses). Here comes what I would like to ...
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Installing Horde framework using Pear on host with limiting write access rights

I would like to install the Horde framework (http://www.horde.org/apps/horde/docs/INSTALL) on my shared host (https://www.gandi.net/hosting/simple?language=php&db=mysql&grid=A). I prefer to ...
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MySQL Max Connections in Shared Hosting Environment

I am having trouble with a website that I am responsible for, which is on a shared hosting plan. I'm unable to establish a database connection because there are too many in use. These lockouts ...
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Using external SMTP server on a shared hosting [closed]

I have a shared hosting account which I use for my small business. Email from my domain always ends up undelivered or at recipients junk mail. Is there any external SMTP service that I could use which ...
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How to properly filter outgoing e-mail?

I have a platform consisting of many web servers doing shared web hosting. These servers run Linux and host tonnes of Wordpress, osCommerce, Joomla and other open source website platforms. Every now ...
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How to configure multiple domain on single hosting [duplicate]

I would multiple domain on single hosting. My project files inside this hosting plan. I run same server. How to multiple hosting (vhost) acccess to my project files? For example: my project files ...
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Alternatives to avoid domain from being blacklisted

We outsource our web and email hosting to a web hosting company and occasionally I get complaints from our clients or internal staff that mail from our domain does not reach the intended recipient or ...
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Cannot allocate memory in Apache log on shared PHP hosting [closed]

I have site on shared php hosting. It sometime does not response. What can me help find problem which take all memory? Log Apache: [Sun Jul 7 13:08:23 2013] [error] (12)Cannot allocate memory: ...
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Shared hosting: Use own domain to send mail

My problem: I have a webhosting account on a shared server (cpanel) and am using it to send emails. When looking at the email's source in my mail client, I see that "received: from" shows the shared ...
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Does Apache running as site owner user cause a security hole?

While trying to secure a site (LAMP & WordPress) on a shared host that had been victim of a pharma hack; I was advising the site owner to follow wordpress' best practices from here ...
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Monitoring solution for external cheap-ass shared hosting [closed]

Some friends of mine started hosting their first startup's code on an extremely DB-constrained shared hosting with surprisingly good customer support; this means that on a given day, while their DB ...
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How can I duplicate a shared hosting server configuration on a vm?

My website is currently running off a shared host. It uses a combination of php and python (with passenger-wsgi) on apache. I have ssh access to the machine and have learned a little about system ...
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Quota limit in a shared host envirionment

people! I'm studying Linux for taking the LPIC-1 exam. When studying quotas, I was wondering something: Since you can overflow a disk space creating an infinite number of 0 bytes files, setting a ...
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Shared Hosting folder access to Hosting provider [closed]

I've website running on a shared hosting account and I allow users to upload Images and I store them on the server in a folder that I've access to. My concern is whether that folder containing image ...
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SSL on Shared Hosting vs VPS

I'm used to deal with wordpress on shared hosts and I'd never worried about SSL. Now I have to migrate a site to a VPS and I noticed that I can't just reference my domains with a A Record or a CNAME ...
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PHP5.2 and PHP5.3 Maxing CPU on IIS7.5 Server 2008 R2

I have a shared server running Server 2008 R2 with IIS7.5 - the server has about 200GB ram, Several hundred websites dual Xeon 8 core hyperthreaded processors, so CPU shouldn't be a problem; What is ...
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Duplicate php files on cpanel shared hosting account? [closed]

2 php files with the same name in the same folder on my cpanel shared hosting account. How is this possible? What I remember is that when I uploaded a newer version of the file it did not ask me if ...
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How to set up a multi-user shared hosting environment?

Bear with me, this is going to be tough to word clearly. Let's say I have a VPS account and I want to resell, and host a bunch of people on my server, giving them their own separate domains. Each ...
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When to move from a shared hostig? [duplicate]

I currently run a website on a shared hosted solution. It runs OK but recently I got downtimes and I started to think about moving. At a point I'm getting 2000 unique visitors and about 25K page views ...
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Where can I find a list of IP addresses of hosting providers?

I am attempting to fend off a spam attack against a web api I run and would like to obtain a list of IP addresses of public web hosting providers from which spammers are launching their attacks. I'm ...
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Getting very large backup files from shared hosting

I have very large project on linux shared hosting, I tried to backup web-site with cPanel, but it is excluding the folders which are very large (about 20 gb and ~300,000 files), I alos tried to ...
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Connecting through another FTP [closed]

I have some very large files I'd like to transfer to my new dedicated server from a shared hosting account. I'm wondering if it's possible, using Ubuntu Server, to connect to the other FTP (which ...
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Shared hosting, stop user deleting .htm file?

Hi guys I have set up a small shared hosting set up for friends. I have set the file chmod permissions to chmod 711 /home chmod 711 /home/testuser chmod 755 /home/testuser/public_html chmod o+r ...
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VPS with cpanel/whm clients see ssl warning when visiting webmail

I have a centos6 VPS with cpanel/whm, I re-sell the webspace to clients that i do IT work for. Im wondering if such a ssl certificate exists that i would be able to stop the warning my clients see ...
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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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Rewrite: subdomain as username PHP on shared hosting

I have the following configuration: I've setup A record: *.mywebsite.com IN A [IP ON HOSTIN - shared] The rewrite rule for grabbing the subdomain looks like this: RewriteCond ...
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Isolating Apache virtualhosts from the rest of the system

I am setting up a web server that will host a number of different web sites as Apache VirtualHosts, each of these will have the possibility to run scripts (primarily PHP, possiblu others). My ...
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How do I send a newsletter to 2000 emails on a shared server? [closed]

Consider this scenario: I'm running Magento 1.4 Community Edition I have a newsletter that I'm sending out 2 times per week My list has 2000 subscribers I'm on a shared hosting plan (linux on apache ...
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Securing GoDaddy Shared Hosting Account Hosting Multiple Sites

How secure is it having multiple sites on same godaddy shared hosting account? If I give client their own ftp access to their directory - theoretically they can upload any php script they want and ...
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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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what is the main cause of 500 internal server error? [closed]

I want to know that I have hosted with a hosting company . My website gives "500 Internal server error many times" I have following Web server statistics :- Web Server Statistics Successful requests: ...
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What measures should be taken to prevent File System Object from accessing directories of other customers on an IIS shared web host?

We have our website on an IIS shared hosting server. While working on a file monitor for our site, we have found that the File System Object allows us to enumerate the directories and files of other ...
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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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How to prevent use of `w` and `who` on shared webhosts

We are in the process of setting up a hosting machine that clients will have SSH access to. We don't want them to be able to see a list of user accounts, but the problem we have run into are commands ...
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Allow private access to Git on shared hosting server

I've setup my own VM running Ubuntu 10.04, LAMP and ISPConfig 3. I would also like to add Git, and give access to to closed group of developers working on their own private projects, essentially ...
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123-reg: Enabling PHP in their Starter package [closed]

One of my clients has been with 123-reg for years and wanted to continue to use their hosting. Upon starting a new 'Starter Package' I have been unable to do the simplest thing and enable PHP. The ...
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350 views

How to disallow use of disable_functions in?

I'm obviously not the first one to have this problem, but I cannot not find an answer to this situation. I want to lock down PHP a bit, more specifically the use of disable_functions. The environment ...
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What does apc.mmap_file_mask really do?

I want to use APC in a shared environment, but the main problem is of course, opcode sharing. To overcome this, I've thought about using different apc.mmap_file_mask for each user (they're chrooted ...
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.htaccess rewrite issue

Below is my .htaccess file for my website on shared hosting - I'm attempting to send all requests to index.php with parameter 'q' where I wish to parse data etc... unless it's an existing file or ...
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How to secure Apache for shared hosting environment? (chrooting, avoid symlinking…)

I'm having problems dealing with Apache configuration: the problem is that I want to limit each user to his own docroot (so, a chroot() would be what I'm looking for), but: Mod_chroot works only ...
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Security in shared hosting vs VPS 'virtual appliances'

I have to change my hosting provider. Right now I have a shared hosting account but I'm considering trying the LAMP stack appliance from turnkeylinux.org. I'm very comfortable with using linux, I've ...
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How to call perl from crontab?

I can run this command fine from the SSH console of my rackservers shared hosting: cd /home/myaccount/public_html/whatever; perl -w -I/home/myaccount/public_html/whatever rss2txt.pl ...