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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How much time does it take for new A-records to start working?

I created a subdomain pointing to another IP address with an A-record about two hours ago. When I try to ping, like pinging from different locations (using online services), I get Unknown host:. The ...
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cPanel PHP open_basedir warning to root directory - Any solution? [migrated]

I am currently hosting a simple multi-tenancy service on cPanel shared hosting, where customers who signed up will have a subdomain, directory and a database dynamically assigned to them (via XMLAPI): ...
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Tuning Apache2 prefork MaxClients ServerLimit

I have a machine with 128 GB Ram that is using Apache2 as Webserver (in this machine there is no Database Server, the Database Machine is a 64 GB Ram machine that can handle 2000 max connections). I ...
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.NET version in IIS 6 Shared Application Pools

We have many shared application pools on our Windows 2003 IIS6 box. This server is running mostly .NET 1.1 code but occasionally people will change the sites IIS config to use .NET 2.0 and it breaks ...
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61 views

Website slowing down when many users access simultaneously [closed]

I'm new to web development. I have hosted my website through a free web hosting service providing free subdomain. The free hosting service says that they provide 100 GB bandwidth. I just upload files ...
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one email server per domain in a shared hosting environment or one global server?

I'm about to setup a shared hosting server for a few projects and domains. I will separate each project from each other with openvz. However I don't know yet,how to handle emails. Is it better to ...
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Dedicated Server or Shared Hosting? How can you tell? [closed]

I understand this might be a difficult question to answer from the research I have done so far, but here it goes: I don't have access to my so called dedicated server. This is managed by a 3rd party ...
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61 views

What are good systems for managing Drupal infrastructure? [closed]

I work in a company which is about to migrate most applications from in-house custom built Java/Tomcat applications to Drupal. Due to company policies, applications and websites need to run on ...
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2answers
135 views

mod_fcgid: can't apply process slot after software upgrade

I'm on a shared hosting plan with a Wiki and a Bulletin Board installation. After upgrading the Wiki to the latest release my users are not able to upload files with the integrated "media manager" ...
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63 views

what're the proper DNS record settings for google apps so that my site hosted on another company can send email that won't consider spam [closed]

I'm using Google apps email and I have a website that's hosted on shared hosting company. How should I configure the DNS records so that incoming mail will get to Google but at the same time email ...
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1answer
101 views

connection issue between godaddy shared hosting and amazon ec2 mongodb

I have a site on godaddy shared hosting that is not able to connect to an windows 2k12 amazon ec2 instance running mongodb. Any ideas why I cannot connect? Thanks for your help! Error message: A ...
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Restrict a Linux user to the files he owns

Imagine a server setup of a shared webhosting company where multiple (~100) customers have shell access to a single server. A lot of web "software" recommends to chmod files 0777. I'm nervous about ...
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Distributing load from Django App

I am currently approaching stages to move my first large-scale application out of development. I have talked with some CTOs who know what they're talking about, and I have been advised to do the ...
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73 views

Server that transfers FTP to FTPS without downloading on my PC [closed]

I need to do a server to server transfer, and the data is about 1 TB in size. One server supports plain FTP, but the other mandates FTPS. Both servers are located in the US. If the data was within a ...
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67 views

Should images be stored on a subdomain or subdirectory?

I'm working on a sharing app where images get stored for 24 hours. Does it bring any advantages to store them on a subdomain http://imgs.example.com instead of a subdirectory ...
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Is VirtualHost Entry Required for CNAME Pointing to Same DocumentRoot?

www.example.com. 1800 IN CNAME example.com. other.example.com. 1800 IN CNAME example.com. Which method is correct in Apache when all entries point to the exact same ...
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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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Is there any “best practice” for a shared servers?

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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107 views

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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44 views

.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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2answers
86 views

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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76 views

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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108 views

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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122 views

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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159 views

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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291 views

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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1answer
73 views

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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3answers
224 views

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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66 views

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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98 views

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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1answer
74 views

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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2k views

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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1answer
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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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504 views

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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58 views

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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3answers
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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 ...