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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mod_rewrite rules to run fcgi for different subdomains

On my shared hosting server (Hostmonster) I have django (actually pinax) setup so that a .htaccess mod_rewrite rule rewrites the request to a pinax.fcgi file: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f ...
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keeping URL domain the same when pointing A record to a hosting account

I have a new WordPress website and a legacy billing system. For technical reasons, they cannot be on the same hosting plan. The hosting account for billing (and the original abc.com website) also ...
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On a shared server, how do you run a script / process at startup?

I guess I could have a cron job run every minute, or 5 minutes, and have it somehow check if the process was already running (not sure how to do that). Would that be the best way or is there another ...
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Dynamic DNS for Shared Hosting - Does it exist?

It seems that certain home router firmware is designed to work with Dynamic DNS services (e.g. noip & dyndns) to serve a subdomain from a server behind a consumer ISP. On a similar note, are there ...
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How can I test for AllowOverride FileInfo in Apache2?

I'm running a web site under a shared hosting environment (it's Dreamhost, if it makes a difference) and attempting to use SetEnv from within a .htaccess file. Everything else in the .htaccess file ...
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What's the most effecient hosting solution for running multiple Pyramid (Python) websites?

In the past, I've written websites in two languages. PHP for smaller sites and Python for larger sites. With this setup, I would run multiple Paster instances to serve each site on a different port ...
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How to track down why my shared web host is losing data bound for mysql?

I use shared web hosting for a couple of Drupal sites, using my hosting provider's MySQL database server for storage. One of the sites recently sent me a few emails that should have been written to ...
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Installing Zend Framework GData on shared host

Been searching around Google for quite some time and cannot find any clear cut explanation of how to install and use Zend Gdata on a shared host. I e-mailed my hosting company's support department ...
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A require a server hosting package that would be suitable for several .net managed applications, accessed only by me

I currently run a server at home consisting of SQL Server 2008 .net Framework 2010 VPN Connection ASP.net Web Services running around 5-6 applications supporting a financial trading system that i ...
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moving my site, IP change worries

my site has outgrown the shared hosting account it's on and i've setup a VPS that i'll be moving to soon. I cannot keep the same IP between my new account and the old one and I'm a bit at loss as to ...
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What are secure ways of sharing a server (ssh+LAMP) with friends?

What is the best way to share a virtual server with friends? More precisely, I have the following assets: A virtual private server (Debian Lenny) with root access for myself, running... SSH apache2 ...
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Personally identifiable information (PII) on shared web hosting

Hey folks, I am providing web hosting services (shared and dedicated) and have had one of my shared hosting clients mention needing an SSL cert for their site where they are collecting insurance ...
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multiuser PHP virtualhosting environment and security

I'd like to setup a multiuser PHP virtualhosting environment. However, here comes my big concern. Users could use the PHP filesystem functions to access the other users directories, thus read the ...
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How can the shared hosting server provide unlimited physical subdomains as opposed to unlimited virtual subdomains?

Some hosting companies offer unlimited subdomains. There are two kind of subdomains: physical subdomains and virtual subdomains. A physical subdomains has its own site directory rather than being ...
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Shared hosting: using a custom Perl version for CGI

I'm trying to revamp some nasty old sites on a cheap shared host using one of these new-fangled Perl web frameworks (Dancer). I had module dependency problems with the existing Perl install (5.6.1) ...
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Security implications of allowing DROP privileges on shared hosting

I am curious to know the pros and cons of denying DROP permissions to shared hosting accounts. Obviously there is the chance of someone removing their entire database and not having permissions to ...
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How to setup Wordpress Pretty Permalink on shared IIS7 hosting with no url rewrite module installed

I have setup Wordpress blog v2.9.2 on my website at location www.22shruti.com/blog/ (Shared IIS 7.0 Hosting (no admin rights on the server), PHP 5.2.13 FastCGI, WHB Operating System 2008, no url ...
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Shared hosting banwidth limits

I have a shared hosting account with a 20GB monthly bandwidth limit. I have exceeded my monthly limit and according to my host my counter is never reset, they say they use a continuous 30 day counter. ...
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Shared hosting banwidth limits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared hosting banwidth limits Hi, I have a shared hosting account with a 20GB monthly bandwidth limit. I have exceeded my monthly limit and according to my host my ...
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MSSQL - MyLittleAdmin Web Tool

I am currently attempting to import a 35MB sql file into a shared hosting database. I am unable to connect directly to the database using sql management studio tools of any type. I have only been ...
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Move grid hosting to dedicated?

I have been using a grid hosting solution to host a site of mine for some time. it is a drupal site with reasonable traffic. I have a vps with the same host which provides 0.5GB of memcached, but ...
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Recommended ASP.NET-enabled Windows shared host?

I have a client that is vastly overpaying for shared server space considering the deal they have set up, but since they use DotNetNuke and were set up on Windows by the previous IT guy, they have to ...
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Can you install multiple SSL certificates on IIS?

Wondering what is the right way to install a UCC certificate on IIS? I have to request a UCC certificate from GoDaddy that allows up to 5 host names. The certificate they will provide will be a single ...
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.htaccess on Dreamhost shared hosting

I have mod_rewrite working perfectly on my local machine, but I'm getting a redirect loop on my shared server at Dreamhost. I think I'm missing something really obvious. Any ideas why this would not ...
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How to host multiple websites on one shared server account

I'm using shared hosting on which I host a website and have got some "parked domains" (they show the same content as the master domain). I'd now like to catch those domains and show different content, ...
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Need flexible Drupal hosting, but can't afford an administrator

I can't afford an administrator to manage my server, so I'm looking for some sort of managed solution, but I'd like to have some flexibility. I'm building custom modules for my clients, but the ...
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greengeeks drupal install imagemagik 'path /usr/bin/convert' does not exists error

I just signed up with greengeeks. I have a drupal install (6.19) on my public_html directory. The ImageMagic Toolkit can't find the binary - the error I get is "the path /usr/bin/convert" does not ...
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View httpd/lighttpd modules that are installed on shared hosting

I don't have access to the httpd.conf file on this shared host, but I wanted to see which modules are enabled/installed. Is there a (easy) way to find out without access to the httpd.conf file? For ...
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hosting IP change, how much downtime to expect?

i'm moving my hosted site (same host) to a static IP, I understand there will be some downtime due to DNS caching - does anybody have any tips how to minimize this time and to avoid my users seeing "...
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Hosting for adult website and easy registration?

I need a shared host, Linux, for a PHP application: My website contains adult content, payment is monthly. First, I don't speak English, I used godaddy but my website cant access many times ( even ...
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Low cost, shared hosting services (with cron facility) in Germany [closed]

I'm looking for a low cost linux shared hosting provider based in Germany in order to setup a website for a friend. The servers of the provider should be based in Germany as well - that's the target ...
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Tomcat-6: manager for specific host

I have Linux server with one Tomcat-6 installation and many hosts. All hosts are configured in /etc/tomcat/server.xml , each host points to different folder and webapps folder. Is there any way to ...
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htaccess - mask and redirect domain to sub directory on shared hosting

Hopefully someone can help...Server nube setting up new hosting acct Problem definition: New shared hosting account, want to set up multiple domains / sites on it You have to specify a 'main domain'...
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Multiple Wordpress and ASP.NET MVC 2 websites on shared hosting with IIS7

I have a shared host account set up with GoDaddy. I want to host multiple websites, each with their own domain name on the same account. Each site will be in its own subfolder, with only the web....
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How to measure that a host is good for users in Egypt?

I currently have a site that's hosted in Texas. The majority of my users are from Egypt and I'm a bit concerned that the current hosting is not the optimal in terms of performance. The site is not ...
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How to find a host that is good for users in Egypt? [closed]

I currently have a site that's hosted in Texas. The majority of the users are from Egypt and I'm a bit concerned that the current hosting is not the optimal in terms of performance. The site is not ...
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Migrating Shared Hosting and Email

I know there has already been a question that has been posted here about migrating shared hosting accounts, but wanted to get a second opinion on my plan to move hosting providers. My business is ...
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PostgreSQL or MySQL for shared hosting

I want to offer SQL shared hosting for customers. Ideally I'd like: access isolation (one user shouldn't see information about other user's databases) SQL disk space quota per SQL user ability to ...
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Why does APC (or similar) cause performance problem for shared hosting?

I'm using shared hosting, and I can't enable APC. There was a thread about that here, and the only reason suggested was for security (php-cgi vs mod_php). I queried the host, and they said it was due ...
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Good Shared Hosting or VPS to Host DE Domain

One of my client has a .de domain. I have VPS from Linode and I am pretty happy with them. Domain is registered with godaddy. DE domains Name servers have some restrictions. I first try to move name ...
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What is the deal with WordPress and UNIX permission problems?

I'm setting up a couple of wordpress installs and am habitually running into permission problems. I suspect the main problem is that I'm not a shared hosting environment, just a plain Ubuntu VM and so ...
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Web platform installer remote host

Can the web platform installer install to a remote server (e.g. shared hosting environment)?
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how to install & set up RoR application on shared hosting

I successfully installed redmine.org application under my BlueHost account. I was following the official installation guide without any error. Point #8 says that I can test the installation by running ...
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How can I override global PHP.INI settings on shared hosting?

I have sharring hosting account on Linux Apache PHP with JustHost. In my account exists a global php.ini that only admin of hosting company can access. My problem is that when I run php script the ...
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Isolating websites on a shared host using container solutions

Isolating websites on a single machine from each other the underlying OS (i.e. without using a bare-metal hypervisor such as ESX) can be achieved using "container" technologies, such as: chroot ...
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Python imap timeout when connecting to gmail from a shared hosting account

I am trying to add a python script to a shared web hosting account and I cannot get even the most basic of scripts to establish a valid imap connection to gmail. Just as a test case, I created the ...
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Can a CDN support streaming?

I operate Grinderschool.com, a poker training site run through video sessions. Our subscribers access our videos via either 1) direct download or 2) streaming access. Currently, we have things set up ...
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Advantages of moving to VPS from shared hosting?

I have several websites on a shared hosting, and I wonder if moving to a VPS will help in their page loading time performance. (I want this to be a community wiki on the advantages of moving, but it ...
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Magento Community - Hosting :: Need Advice which sharing hosting will run magento fast

Need Advice which sharing hosting will run Magento Community fast or some other not expensive solution. This website will not have a lot of users, I only need that it will run fast for 100-20 users ...
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php extensions and shared hosting

I'm on shared hosting and I'm trying to set up the memcached.so module to be used for php. Obviously I'm not able to put the .so file in /usr/lib64/php/modules so for my extension_dir value in my ...