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Connection speed required for webhosting server [closed]

I'm interested how to calculate required speed for and connection that will be used for webhosting server? e.g. I have a server with around 300 websites ( they do not have large traffic on them). ...
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Separate server IP addresses to support multiple routes in China

I am told that there are two major (only?) ISP in China - China Telecom (CT) and China Unicom (CU) - and that traffic routed between the two is really slow, almost as bad as traffic that has to cross ...
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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 ...
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A record DNS for my domain not working

I have problems with my A DNS record. My parent domain is www.altermedia.ba. Last month we bought new hosting service at Arvixe, and registered our subdomain curiosity.altermedia.ba on their DNS ...
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Commit to Assembla SVN from site5 client gives “(405 Method Not Allowed) in response to MKCOL request” [closed]

I am hosting my website on site5. Some files have changed, and I use svn to checkin those changes from my development environment and from the website. My svn server is assembla. I am trying to commit ...
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MySQL Tables crashing randomly

This is one of the many random Tables that get corrupted. Any ideas why and what would be causing this? How do I keep MySQL tables from crashing and MySQL from crashing? Repairing USR_wp537 ...
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Prevent outgoing spam

What are some ways to prevent spam from leaving your servers should a hosting account get compromised? Have a bunch of clients on a server with cpanel but wondering if there was a way to just ...
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Redirect site to correct VM on host

I would like to setup some server with few VM's on it. And then each VM will hold different site. So my host for example has DNS my.host.com, And I will point to this DNS for example to other DNS ...
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Easy way to deploy static pages with Google Apps authentication

I'm looking for an easy way to host my small company's internal docs. We already use Google Apps for much of our IT, so it would be low-maintenance if we could authenticate users to visit these docs ...
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Local website do not work for everyone

We have got a website (hosted locally but available over the internet) that does not work for everybody. The problem has been reported by internal users having windows vista home. If they go on our ...
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Does my host have to control DNS?

Does my hosting company need to control DNS? Or, is it OK for DNS to stay with the registrar and just point to my IP? Are there advantages one way or the other?
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what are all the essential things to change in IIS 7 to make the web application speedup?

We are developed asp.net (.net 4 framework) web application and deployed in IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008.But when we host the web application on our IIS 5.1 server on my local machine ie,windowsxp ...
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Setting up Ubuntu server for webhosting? [closed]

Edit: Main questions - How do you setup Nameservers? Do I have to setup the DNS, if so, how? I just want to be able to type in www.mydomain.com and have it point to my server here locally. I don't ...
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Is it possible to transfer files from one web server to another without downloading and uploading? [closed]

I want to move my files form one web server to another, but I think its a double task to download them and again upload to another one. I was looking for any PHP script or something. Any method that ...
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Amazon Ec2 and PHP [closed]

Some questions about hosting PHP on Amazon EC2. Is this a good option for hosting a PHP website, or should I consider any shared\cheap hosting, like Godaddy, etc? Is the free tier only available for ...
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II6 websites stop responding

We have 3 Windows 2003 servers (IIS6) running from 20 to 30 ASP.net websites each. These servers are VMware VMs. Periodically all of the websites on a server will become unreachable from the ...
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Using own Nameservers on Amazon EC2?

I got a static IP from EC2 and put it to A host part on godaddy to my domain. After that I defined 2 hosts (NS1.domain.com and NS2.domain.com) from godaddy with the same IP address. And put them into ...
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How can I make a sub-domain point to a dynamic IP and the rest of the domain as it is hosted on a server with static IP?

Basically, I have a domain mydomain.com hosted by a certain hosting company on its servers. I have access to the cpanel and can make changes a s per required. However, I want to host a dvr remote ...
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Url-based web site publishing on Windows Server platform

I have a Windows 2008 Enterprise SP2 server in a datacenter. It is 32bit OS. I need to be able to do a "smart" url-based web site publishing. So that with a single external IP I can publish many sites ...
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Two less expensive Xeons or 1 more expensive one? [closed]

I have ESXi running on an old cast off desktop machine. It's running a quad core AMD Phenomn 9850 Black edition cpu, 4 gig of DDR2 ram, and an SSD for the data store. The guest operating systems are ...
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MX record configuration for hosted email?

I am helping a friend with his website, and am having a problem with his webmail configuration, which I suspect is due to a misconfigured MX record. His domain is registered and hosted by ...
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How to set up multitenant Route53 subdomains with parent domain not on Route53?

My goal is to be able to add/drop subdomains for a multi-tenant app via Route53: tenant.example.com. Account provisioning should place the new tenant on a hosting node and then add the newly onboarded ...
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How to move mail accounts when migrating webhosting [closed]

I am migrating my website abc.com from one webhosting company to another in a shared hosting environment. Both have cpanel. And the second hosting account i am preparing to move is my multi-domain ...
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Linux single user logon for Website, SVN, Trac, and MediaWiki

I'm looking for a way to grant new (remote, public) users the possibility to sign up for a new account via a web form, which will grant access to a restricted area of our website, an SVN repository, a ...
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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 using the wrong outgoing IP?

I have the following Varnish configuration: 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 ...