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Why is FTP server slowing down the web server? [closed]

I am running Apache and Filezilla ftp server in Windows. I've been noticing for the last few months that whenever I start up the ftp server, the websites start to run slow. When I shut off the ftp ...
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VM Tuning to enhance performance

vm.bdflush = 100 1200 128 512 15 5000 500 1884 2 vm.dirty_ratio = 20 vm.dirty_background_ratio = 10 vm.swappiness = 10 vm.min_free_kbytes = 300000 That means that the MOST dirty data that can be in ...
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What is this service called in English?

DETAILS I'm not familiar with server administration and am trying to find the name of a particular service offered by a Japanese website provider. The service is for a dedicated server. I have ...
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Tons of spam on dreamhost mail user account

I use dreamhost for my webserver/ email host. I have about 25 users on one domain. and 1 of these users is absolutely inundated with spam every day. I have tried using dreamhosts poor blacklist ...
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Working with ASPX pages

If I connect via FTP and make edits to a .aspx file and upload it do I need to have the webhost do any type of complile or something?
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In terms of load handling, which is better: one server or two of equivalent power? [closed]

My goal is to figure out if i'm better off with one strong server, or multiple weaker servers with a load balancer. Does the fact of splitting the load between servers have an effect on the total load ...
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difference between server and desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the Benefits of Server Hardware? I want to set up a webserver. I would like to buy a hardware for that and i am trying to understand if i should buy a desktop ...
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Hard coded Exchange name needs to work on another Exchange

Background. Our Exchange setup - we have an Exchange 2003 partially migrated over to Exchange 2010. The 2003 Exchange / server is exchange.net.0000.com and our 2010 Exchange is SVER03.net.0000.com. ...
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I don't understand how domain name and URL redirect works [closed]

I bought a domaine name and made a website for my personal website. The website is currently a custom Mongoose embedded server that loads HTML pages and shoots them when specific URLS are asked. My ...
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Tracing out going attacks

I have noticed ALOT of the following: Firewall: *TCP_OUT Blocked* IN= OUT=eth0 SRC=ME DST=OUT LEN=52 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=44395 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=55901 DPT=10080 WINDOW=14600 RES=0x00 SYN ...
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How to check my website is working in saudi arabia? [closed]

One of my client website was not opening in saudi arabia but it was working in us,uk,india and many more places. He was tried to open from different sources like office,pc,laptop,browsing cafe,mobile ...
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Best method to redirect internal DNS to external website?

We host several web based applications outside of intranet. The URL's to these applications are long, complex and overall not user friendly. Ex: ...
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managing same domain name with multiple sub domains with different physical servers

I am having one primary temp domain www.product.com For each client i need to have separate sub domain mapped to same server with same port(80) through virtual host. www.client1.product.com ...
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How do I run multiple MVC apps within a subdomain on IIS7?

Hello and thanks for looking. Background I am currently wrapping up a development contract and the client would like for me to push a build of the application to their IIS 7-based server in which ...
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benchmarking a vps system

I've been having some performance problmes lately with my ecommerce package (ASP.net + SQL Server) running on Hyper-V based VPS so I am thinking about switching my VPS for a faster one. To evaluate ...
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Is this a latency issue or something else?

I have what I think may be a latency problem. I have a magento installation on a shared host. I know it's best to run magento on a dedicated server but it's early days and it's a good host. When I ...
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Hosting multiple distinct folders for distinct domains

I have a VPS that I've installed a Apache Web Server on. What I want to do is forward my own website domains to that server and host those websites' files inside my Apache Web Server. As far as I ...
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Renting a dedicated server, should I rent a physical firewall aswell?

I plan to rent a dedicated server to host a commercial application, which should house esentially everything necessary to run on a single machine (frontend, backend, databases, analytics, backup ...
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Existing file nonexistent?

On a website I'm building, I have a png file that appears on the website many times. Everything works fine on my computer, but when I put it on Apache, everything loads but the image. I've deleted ...
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Server Error or mine? [closed]

I have a website ( http://www.direshouseofsport.com ) that was working properly until today. Suddenly, the website will not let me login and my browser throws the following error: The connection was ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Server Control Panel that supports multiple versions of PHP [closed]

Can anyone suggest a good control panel for a LAMP server (Ubuntu) that you can choose which PHP version to run for each vhost configured? Ideally, you would also be able to manage the basics as ...
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Installing a python web framework on shared web host without sudo

I have a Cloud Linux shared web hosting service with a popular company. They provided python but not enough libraries for me to run a FLASK micro web framework. I do not have admin access,YUM, or PIP ...
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Varnish. Wrong outgoing IP?

I have the following: backend default { .host = "127.0.0.1"; .port = "8080"; } acl purge { "127.0.0.1"; } sub vcl_recv { #cloudflare remove req.http.X-Forwarded-For; if ...
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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 ...
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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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GoDaddy DomainName and AWS EC2 Hosting - should be done by re-writing (A) record or by forwarding with masking?

I have an Elastic IP 192.0.2.4 for my EC2 instance for example. I have a GoDaddy domain name www.example.com for example I want my domain name www.example.com to load pages from ...
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Server 2008R2 in Extra Small Windows Azure Instance?

Windows Azure hosting for an Extra Small (XS) Windows VM seems to come out to be about $10 a month right now. I think this XS instance gives you the equivalent of a 1 GHZ CPU with 768MB of RAM. I ...
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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 ...
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Setting up Ubuntu Server on Amazon EC2 for hosting multiple domains with wildcard subdomains

I'm trying to set up multiple domains on my Amazon EC2 micro instance running Ubuntu Server 12.04. I installed Apache correctly and set up virtual hosts but having problems with wildcard subdomains. ...
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How to setup apache multi-site with multi-domain on ec2

Say I have two document roots domain1/ and domain2/ I know how to access those two roots from my own computer if they are hosted on the same computer. My question is that if I want to do the same ...
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Downtime pattern with Azure WebSites and DNS

Call me an early adopter, but I recently migrated my web service over from an Azure web-role to a "Reserved instance" on their new web sites service (mainly for git deploy!). The migration went ...
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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 ...
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Adding string to the front of my domain name [closed]

I have a registered domain and am wondering how to go about adding a string to the front of the domain e.g. string.example.com. Google for example has maps.google.com. Could someone point me in the ...
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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 ...
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Set up iis7.5 to deny connections outside of LAN for certain folder

Im setting up a combined website and extranet currently, they both read from the same database on the same server as the site is hosted on. The reason being that the website is fed from the data that ...
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Box Trapper Phobia [closed]

Is box trapper bad for web hosting on shared servers? Reason I ask is no one uses it because of the CSF message Having boxtrapper enabled can very easily lead to your server being listed in ...
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As a small business, how can I host a static 500GB database in the most cost-effective way possible?

My company is building a database from a large publicly available data set. When we complete it, we will have something like 500GB of data, but the data will never grow beyond that. It takes ...
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Cannot find non-www version of newly created subdomain

Using Cpanel, I've just created a subdomain: members.domain.com. I can view the domain on www.members.domain.com but the non-www version doesn't exist. Pinging it I get 'could not find host'. I've ...
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Accessing a Computer on a network from elsewhere in the internet [closed]

What I am trying to do is setup a Server that relays information. The Server will be on a dynamic IPAddress on a Virtual Computer over at Amazon via Amazon web hosting. My question is: is it possible ...
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Forward http traffic to another ip address with iptables

We want to forward all http traffic to another IP address on an Amazon EC2 stock Linux machine (CentOS based). I know how to do this with proxy rules and apache, but I was assuming iptables would be a ...
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detecting an ip behind proxy

For testing purposes, I am using my machines ip provided by the isp as the address to connect to the server from my phone(my machine/pc is the server). Since ipaddresses are unique in the internet, I ...
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Bizarre Site Slowdown for Some Users with .htaccess Directive

To protect my website on a shared hosting plan, I added this to my .htaccess file: <Limit GET HEAD POST> order deny,allow deny from .ru deny from .cn deny from .in deny from .de deny from .cz ...
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how to make my domain public? [closed]

I have my web application running in jboss on my pc. But it is accessible only in localhost. I have seen in sites like godaddy, they talk about giving a domain name to your site. But where is the ...
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light web server to run on vps

Has anyone tried to build a really light server that uses the least amount of space and memory, while giving high performance? I would assume that linux kernel can be configured to keep only ...
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Do I need 2 public IPs for my hosting? [closed]

Is it necessary to have 2 public IPs for a simple-domain hosting? I want to host my own website in my school but I don't know if I can without 2 IPs, I have only one... For exemple, may this work: ...
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Godaddy domain and Bluehost web hosting

I have a domain from Godaddy and web hosting at Bluehost. I want to make this work as some people say no need to transfer the domain from Godaddy to Bluehost. I was trying to find out how to get this ...
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Why do servers go down after a lot of traffic? [closed]

I'm working on an iOS app that makes extensive use of databases, where users will be able to sync their data to a server. However, I'm terrified of the event that if too many users start using the ...
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Where I can find ModSecurity Rules for Specific Applications

Where I can find ModSecurity Rules for Specific Applications specially joomla, wordpress, mambo ?