2
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1answer
30 views

Domain keeps going back and forth between old and new hosting service

I moved my domain yesterday from Heroku to DigitalOcean. The process went fine and the website seemed to be working fine on DigitalOcean. Today morning I noticed this error when I tried to access my ...
0
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0answers
65 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
73 views

Advice: ideal hosting situation for a mid-sized company with lackluster IT? [closed]

I'm used to asking strictly technical questions, so I hope this "Dear Abby" style is appropriate. Potentially-Excessive Background I'm a web designer and developer, good at a lot of things and ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Cannot load pages hosted in a local IIS server [solved]

I build an aspx webapp in .net4.0. To test it i hosted it using IIS 7.0. Now i can access the webapp on the computer , which i used to host iis, by typing either localhost\myapp or using its ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Immediate Effect of Update Domain Name Server

For changing the Hosting of any domain we have to update the name server of domain and it took approx 24 hours to reflect the changes on domain of new hosting. My question is that , Is this possible ...
3
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3answers
94 views

What is meant by root in regards to website hosting? [closed]

I apologise in advance if this is a silly or easy question but I really need an answer ASAP. I have been asked to make some simple modification to a web page for a client. They already have a website ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Hostname issue on server

Email from WHM/CPANEL Your hostname (HOSTIT) could not be resolved to an IP address. This means that /etc/hosts is not set up correctly, and/or there is no dns entry for HOSTIT. Please be sure that ...
1
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1answer
217 views

Best way to setup hosting and scale SaaS application [closed]

I'm a software developer with experience setting up hosting environments for small applications and no more than 5k hits a day type of traffic. I just built a SaaS application and I'm wondering how to ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

IIS7.5 - Hosting ASP.NET MVC app and ColdFusion app under one domain

We are developing and deploying an ASP.NET MVC app while will provide new functionality yet there are still parts of the ColdFusion app we still need to live under the same domain. How can we set ...
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votes
1answer
56 views

One server, multiple IP, multiple website, it's possible? [closed]

I have few website (~5) and I want to host all website on ONE unique server but with multiple IP. Example: WEB->Server nginx->website1 WEB->Server nginx->website2 WEB->Server ...
-1
votes
1answer
36 views

How much downtime should I expect when changing hosts? [closed]

I am changing hosting providers and have migrated my site to my new server space, both sites on either server are exact clones of each other. My registrar and hosting provider are different ...
0
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2answers
243 views

Deploying node.js on Appfog?

I am developing an online chat application in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I am using node.js and socket.io to make it work. I recently realized that I need to host my app on a server. Fortunately I ...
-1
votes
2answers
61 views

using nameserver for redirection

I have bought a domain for cheap on crazydomains. The sad thing is they do not provide DNS settings without paying additional amount. They just give us a feature to set the nameserver details and some ...
-1
votes
1answer
102 views

How to spot webhosting resellers posing as actual hosts? [closed]

Recently I began work on an eBook about the hosting industry and there is a key issue which I often encounter with many of my clients. I wanted to ask what are the best methods for a person to check ...
1
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1answer
57 views

Best Way to Backup Multiple FTP and DBs?

I have a VPS with http://knownhost.com which has been a great company but I plan to switch to http://wiredtree.com soon. I was wondering what is the best and safest way to backup 5 complete websites ...
1
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5answers
334 views

Supplier is trying to sell me a hardware firewall: do I need one?

As per the title, my software supplier is trying to persuade me to upgrade to a dedicated server with a hardware firewall. (We're currently on a shared Rackspace virtual host, running Ubuntu.) Our ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

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 ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Got a malware on my hosting provider which infect JavaScript files .. how do I find the entry point?

This morning some sites which are hosted on the server as me started triggering malware alerts and started to redirect traffic to external sites. I've found out that a line of packed javascript was ...
0
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3answers
93 views

shared nameserver or unique name server for every domain created on one dedicated server?

is this recommanded to use single shared name server for different domains hosted on single dedicated server. like using ns0.sharedNameServer.co.uk & ns1.sharedNameServer.co.uk or every domain ...
1
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2answers
443 views

How to prepare for a huge spike in traffic for launching a website hosted on Heroku?

I am getting ready to launch a site I've been working on, and am talking to some bloggers. It's planned to go live next week and press will write about it when it does. But the thing is, this is my ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Why my server is up and down successively? [closed]

Our server has just been hacked few days ago, we made a complete backup of it, but, from that time, we get erros while trying to access our websites hosted on it : some times, everything works ...
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votes
2answers
66 views

Where is the best place to get reviews on hosting providers? [closed]

I know this is very subjective, but I really need reliable reviews of hosting providers. Thank you for not downvoting :]
1
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1answer
55 views

Can't find file in .htaccess

In my website I'm trying to implement friendly URLs. I have an index.php file and a .htaccess file in my hosting's public folder. I'm using the following code in the .htaccess file: DirectoryIndex ...
1
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1answer
92 views

CMS / Server setup to easily host multiple sites [closed]

I'm looking for a simple CMS to use for a bunch of micro sites. These are generally sites that are only ever a few pages and are often for friends or simple microsites for work. What I really want is ...
1
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2answers
54 views

Securing a hosting with SSL

I've got a hosting server (Windows Server 2008 + IIS7) where I'm hosting tens of sites... some of them need to be secured with SSL. For now I've opened a new IP and certificate for each such site - ...
-4
votes
1answer
49 views

Deploying a website builder website [closed]

I want to create my own custom website builder hosting platform for a niche market. I have plans on hosting 100's plus subdomains off of one primary domain. Here's my goal: Allow register user to ...
0
votes
3answers
435 views

Can JSP/ JSF be hosted in shared hosting plans?

I want to use JSF with Facelets/JSP in my website. Can I get Java hosting in shared hosting plans ? I want to re-develop a business website for my client's company.
0
votes
1answer
74 views

What hosted server configuration do I need to consider for a medium-performance web-application?

I have a Microsoft ASP.NET MVC web application with SQL Server 2008. Currently running on a single server, performance is reasonable. However I now need to deploy the same application to support much ...
1
vote
4answers
299 views

Fail-safe web hosting

I work maintaining a SaaS software we have developed in-house, and it really can't be offline. Being offline will upset most of our clients and most probably will result in some contracts being lost. ...
0
votes
2answers
133 views

Hosting Website Issue

I have a web project which I want to post in to our company`s hosting server: IIS Vs.6.0. The name of the server which is running our whole websites is: testing.test.com and domain is testing.com I am ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Advice on UK Based Dedicated Server / VPS Hosting Companies Required - Price / Customer Service / Specs [closed]

I know this seems like a simple question, but I'm struggling to work out who is going to be a decent UK based web host for my next project. It's hard to know which "review" sites are not being paid, ...
2
votes
2answers
146 views

Two hosting providers running simultaneously… possible / not possible? good practice / unnecessary?

For the sake of their reputation, I won't mention the names. But I'll just use: Business I worked for previously - ABC Web Dev Hosting company they used - XYZ Hosting I recently found out that XYZ ...
0
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1answer
77 views

Host mirroring or multiple-host for one domain

I have already bought a host service from a host provider company but the host service down a lot and they are not good at all. I don't want to fall down in the hell again I like something like server ...
1
vote
1answer
245 views

Why a 15-second delay when getting a page?

Some time ago, I tried paying a reseller of GoDaddy.com's hosting services for hosting that provided me with the ability to run PHP scripts. (It's called HostingDude, formerly CompleteOnlineSolutions, ...
0
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3answers
104 views

Recommendations for managing DNS issues when hosting customer sites

I'm working at a company which primarily provides SaaS products but also will host some of our customers corporate websites. My question relates to recommendations for managing DNS for client's domain ...
1
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4answers
110 views

Hardware options for hosting 5 websites

I plan to buy hardware for my organisation that is supposed to host 5 websites each getting not more than 5000 hits a day. What kind of hardware would I require for this purpose in terms of processing ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

Web Hosting Company that Allows custom SMTP servers, multi domains, .NET 4.0 and mixed hosting

I am in search of a new Hosting company. I currently use GoDaddy, but I've had enough with their service so i'm looking for a hosting company that can meet my criteria. Currently I have 10+ Websites ...
0
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4answers
2k views

How much does it usually cost to host a small Wordpress blog on Amazon? [closed]

How much does it usually cost to host a small Wordpress blog on Amazon?
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2answers
252 views

How to install a “virtual” network card on a virtual server?

We have purchased an unmanaged VPS windows hosting solution from one of the UK based companies. We have Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition. We need to install certain third party applications on ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

Hosting a server-side site?

I've been thinking lately that hosting a site with server-side user input must be extremely expensive/difficult. Take something like facebook for instance. They probably have petabytes of information ...
0
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1answer
87 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
140 views

How do I get started learning how to host my own VPS? [closed]

I am about to roll out a webapp that I developed in Rails, and am at the hosting decision stage. I am trying to figure out how to proceed. i.e. do I go Heroku or manage my own VPS. I like having ...
0
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1answer
88 views

Webhosting anti-recommendations [closed]

There are one or two questions here which ask for recommendations for a web host - which have great info on good hosts, but they don't lend themselves to good impartial information on the few hosting ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

Linode (or any other VPS really): Choosing a hosting package for a Django webapp

I have a Django app that is regionally focused on NYC and am looking at hosting solutions. I see Linode has a Newark location; going with the assumption I could chose the location. There's a few ...
3
votes
1answer
216 views

Open Source projects that need mirrors?

I have an idle web server with unlimited traffic running until January 9th, 2011. An answerer to this question had the idea of offering to host mirrors for Open Source projects. Does anybody know ...
1
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4answers
261 views

Help! Why do blocked bots still waste bandwidth?

I've blocked a majority of bots that keep sending POST requests to my website, using .htaccess. Each time one of these bots tries to access my website it receives a 403 forbidden error message. My ...
0
votes
2answers
252 views

Recommend a good .NET 4.0/SQL Server 2008 web host (shared platform)

I posted this on StackOverflow which was obviously not the right place so I'm cross posting this here too, hopefully that's OK! Sorry! Hi all, This is my first question so play nice!!! I've done a ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Script and file execution security with .htaccess

I'm trying to figure out which method I should use to control script/file execution security. I'm trying to protect against malicious file upload/execution exploits where a user could potentially ...
1
vote
1answer
89 views

Best procedure for moving from name-based to ip-based virtual hosting?

We currently use name-based virtual hosting for two websites on one IP. The DNS entries for both point to the same IP at a 3rd party web host. We've purchased SSL certificates for both which means ...
2
votes
6answers
217 views

Should I consider amazons EC2-cloud service as a hosting solution?

I need a small server, that gives me root access, which I will need to install debian on. It will mainly be used as a git server and a mail-server. This would be mainly for personal use (teamwork in ...