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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?

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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Configuring FastCGI for mass hosting setup

I'm running a bunch of websites on a server but I'm having memory issues from all the PHP processes. What should I change? I need to change FcgidProcessLifeTime to say 600 right which means the user ...
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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 ?
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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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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 :]
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Question about server usage, big community platform [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I’m working on a community platform writen in PHP, MySQL. I have some questions about the server usage ...
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I need to close a web host account, but I don't understand how the domains, name servers, web hosts are working [closed]

I'll try to make this a clear as possible, as its confusing to me. A developer set all of this up and now he's unavailable for this. There are 2 domain names both with Netfirms: old.com and new.com. ...
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How to point domain temporarily to new server?

I currently have a domain pointing to the IP of a server I want to get rid of. On another IP, I have my server set up entirely, and I now want to (temporarily) get all visitors to this new server, ...
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Mail on other server

Here is the current DNS setup: mx.example.com 3600 A 93.157.123.73 example.com 3600 A 93.157.123.93 www.example.com 3600 A 93.157.123.93 mail.example.com 3600 A ...
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How do use Host Headers in IIS 6.0?

I want to resolve a SharePoint site collection running on port 33425 to http://SITENAME/. I have a server 2003, sp2 hosting Web sites, some using SharePoint. I have DNS set up to point to the IP ...
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What is the best way to remove duplicate files on web hosting's FTP server?

For some reason(Happened before I started working on this project)- my client's website has 2 duplicates of every single file. Effectively tripling the size of the site. The files look much like ...
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Redirect away from www to non-www domain on nginx from behind HAproxy

I'm a bit confused. I have nginx running on a port other than 80. # part of nginx.conf server { listen 7000; include /etc/nginx/my_app.conf; } That's because my HAProxy is running on 80 on the ...
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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 ...
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Dedicated database server or local database server for performance

We have a dedicated server that contains 3 virtual server with iis 7.5 on it. There are 50 real ip addresses pointing to the server, with some of them assigned to the virtual servers. I wasn't sure ...
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set iis web farm with WFF and ARR

I use iis7 , wff, arr to setup a web farm. On one web farm controller, the "ready for load balancing" of every content server turn yes almost immediately. I use another machine to be the web farm ...
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Add e-mail to domain alias

We are setting up a wordpress multi-site that allows 2 or more websites to operate from a single WP install. The way this usually works is you add the address of the 2nd website as a domain alias of ...
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IP address of spiders and “official” web bots

Is there an official API to iplists.com from where I can get the list of spiders? My intention is to whitelist these IPs for site scraping.
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One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?

I host an e-commerce website for a client who suddenly is unable to access it from his computer. He can ping the server, he can SSH in, but cannot load the website in any browser we've tried: IE, ...
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Searching for outdated CMS versions on server

I'm interested if there is a way to search for all outdated installations of CMS systems on my server ( RHEL). For example, is there a way to automatically search for all old versions of Joomla CMS ...
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Alternative to heroku or google app engine for static files

I'm creating a simple site for my family and which is basically just static files (I don't want a CMS). I've tried using heroku and google app engine but heroku wind down the server which yields a ...