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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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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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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Can I host a VPN service on a shared Windows Host I already have?

I have a windows hosting plan with Plesk control panel, FTP, email and other popular options already found in common windows hosting plans. I want to know whether I can convert my hosting plan to a ...
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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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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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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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How can I configure my User/Group/Permission setup for shared webhosting on linux to prevent permission between webserver and user accounts?

I have one Linux LAMP webserver (Ubuntu) with some websites on it. They all run within the same apache2 instance and are accessible by different vhosts. Most of them are run by myself, but I also ...
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Is it a good idea to separate the Database and the website files in 2 shared hosting?

Do you think If I did separate the db and the files will make it performs better? and is this easy thing to do? What if I upgrade later on to 2 VPS as well, can I do the same thing without affecting ...
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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 ...
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shared hosting with multiple CMS

Any suggestions on how to implement a shared web hosting cluster with multiple CMS? In our case, we have 2 web servers attached to shared storage. If we want to host Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla ...
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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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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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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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Symfony on Godaddy windows hosting

I uploaded all symfony framework files to my godaddy windows shared hosting that supports php5 but I cannot access when I try to type the folder path? It shows a 401 authentication error but when I ...
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How to access shared hosting database with Java desktop application

I am new to this forum and I was looking for a solution for one of my questions. I have developed a Java desktop application. I have a database in a shared php hosting server. Is there any possible ...
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Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation

Line 54: <providers> Line 55: <clear/> Line 56: <add name="RolesProvider" type="Eacademy.Library.Membership.CustomRoleProvider, Eacademy" ...
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it is safe to delete content form /.trash folder?

My shared hosting has /.trash folder with 2GB of files in it. Is it safe to delete that stuff? I need to free up space.
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http proxy for IIS shared hosting environment with management

In the Microsoft ASP.NET 4 Hosting Deployment Guide, it says that you should put a proxy server in place for hosted sites, and firewall all other requests in order to safely host and isolate ...
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Is it logical that file system acls would be corrupted in a way that adds permission for another user?

I was having issues on a shared hosting provider with the host's web server instance not serving some files. I asked the companies support about the issue and they responded with the results of ...
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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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suggest drupal hosting ..i need to test custom shipping module

suggest shared drupal hosting ..i need to test custom shipping module ....with fedex. what complicatons may i face with shared hosting like godaddy or hostgator... Kindly suggest names and who can ...
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Does ffmpeg work on a shared hosting environment running under Windows 2008/IIS 7?

I emailed a company a question and the response was to "check with the vendors of these products if it can run on a shared hosting environment running under Windows 2008/IIS 7" I never used Windows ...
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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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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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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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Why Magento Installation wizard cannot find the resources (javas scripts, images, css)?

I’m installing magento-1.4.0.1. Phpinfo is available at: http://onlinedeshevle.ru.swteh.ru/magento-check.php When I’m trying to run the installation wizards it seems it cannot find the resources ...
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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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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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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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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 ...