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How to reset connection pool in Azure (Error: max pool size was reached)?

I am getting the below error in my Azure website and am scrambling to fix it: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to obtaining a connection from the pool. This may have occurred ...
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restrict ssh access for different users to different folders

I was looking up how to let multiple user ssh onto my server with the authorized_keys file. I need to tweak it so that each user logs into a specific directory for each user (ie joeBlah can only see ...
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Is it normal for inbound traffic to far exceed outbound traffic?

I have a web server on a coloc host. All 'planned' activity is over HTTP. (There's no FTP server, no bittorrent client, no IRC bots, etc.) My inbound traffic is consistently 5-10 times higher than my ...
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How to access my site with ip address?

I've put my files in public_html but i can't access them with direct ip address? When i got to my ip it displays: "If you feel you have reached this page in error, please contact the web site ...
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If a server doesn't have a .htaccess file, can adding a blank one cause problems?

The company I work for uses a number of hosting areas on different servers for different parts of our process. To begin with, we build things on our local machines and test them in localhost. Then, we ...
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update of mysql server without break

Hy, I want to update my databases on my mysql server, but for now i usually take my server down before to the update. I wonder if there is any solution to make the update without any disruption of ...
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What is happening during a cPanel transfer?

I am switching hosting providers and the new host says they can migrate my cPanel with all it's settings. What actually happens during the migration and what kind of risks do I face? I am running ...
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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 ...
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In DNS settings, why do you specify both nameservers and A-records?

I just setup a site where my friend registered the domain name and I hosted it. I figured that all I needed to give him was the nameservers to use, however, even after entering them, the site still ...
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Why does a file on an NFS mount seem to cache randomly, but no longer be cached when running `ls`?

Here's the mount configuration of an NFS mount, we'll call it server2, gotten from running cat /etc/mtab: <ip1>:/mnt/fs101 /mnt/fs101 nfs ...
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Apache default virtualhost only works if the domain resolves to the IP and not if it uses nameservers?

I have a domain that uses my host's nameservers, however there is no specific virtual host created for it. When I go to the domain, I get page not found. If I change my hosts file to have the domain ...
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Primary domain controller for web hosting + SQL cluster

I was hoping to get some advice here on a web hosting query. We are building an eCommerce website that will basically reside on 2 x web servers (fronted by a load balancer) and interacting with a ...
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Can we call a VM as a 'dedicated' server?

I've noticed our 'dedicated' web server is running on an MS VM. I don't like it, cause we can't tell if another VM is running on the same machine or not, other than taking the word of the provider. ...
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Server stops responding without any load, restart required

Sever is working as a very high-traffic application back-end We are using Apache2, MySql, and PHP. We have already optimized the above for best performance Server configuration is: Linux ...
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Design for Internet Facing Web App that needs access to SQL Database

I need to create a web application that accesses a SQL Database on our company LAN. Is this a good/safe approach? Create a DMZ, currently there isn't one. Place Web Server (running IIS) in DMZ, put ...
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DD-WRT, forwarding TCP port 80 for http doesn't work from WAN? [closed]

I'm running DD-WRT firmware on my router, version DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/12/11) std. I'm trying to port forward http traffic on port 80 to my PC's local IP, 192.168.2.97, and although I can browse my ...
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Javascript works everywhere else, except new server

Server A: Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7, admin - me Server B: Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7, admin - company server admin group I have a Javascript file that works well on my local machine. The JS ...
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what went wrong if I get “Index of/” when I load a webpage instead of the actual site?

I recently shifted my site to another host. I uploaded both the wordpress folder and the database. But still the home page is not loading when I enter the website name. If I directly try to access an ...
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Custom DNS server and httpd server on one machine

I have a web host system that I love, except for their web interface to administer sites. So I've changed my servers to a new service that is basically only a remote Linux machine. Everything works ...
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Why do I get HTTP Error 504: Gateway Timeout on accessing public IP over Android

Question: When I start a webserver on my machine (on port 80), and then try to access it via my public IP, I get HTTP error 504 (Gateway Timeout). Why ? This only happens when I am connected to the ...
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Access is denied while processing web.config with Sql Server Compact

I just deployed an ASP.NET MVC3 site to a new hoster. It is using the Plesk Control panel. The site is using Sql Server Compact 4.0 and EricEJ's Sql Server Compact Membership and Role provider. When ...
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What types of sites can be hosted on Linux Hosting servers? [closed]

I would like to know whether I can host ASP.NET site on a Linux Hosting server? Or is it that only PHP and HTML sites can be hosted on such a server? I am ignorant. Please guide me.
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How would I set up mysql db hosting

I have a VPS and have set up vhosts so I cant host websites, im wanting to give each user the ability to create there own db within mysql, I have phpmyadmin installed so can login to that to view the ...
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Analyzing Apache access logs to quickly identify abuse

So someone in China just loves abusing the crap out of my networking tools site up at yougetsignal.com. I've been trying to analyze my access.log files to see exactly what they are so excited about. ...
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Is it possible to integrate svn from different host?

I have a web account, which host my current website/project at XXX hosting company, but with very few privileges. And I signup for a free svn hosting at YYY company. Issit possible to integrate my ...
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POST requests to GoDaddy host time out frequently

I wrote a C# application to POST data to a script on my GoDaddy shared Linux webserver. The applications makes 100 requests in a loop, and WITHOUT FAIL, the first request ALWAYS times out. The ...
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Cannot access my web server [closed]

I just subscribed for shared hosting plan on ASPHOSTCENTRAL. I changed my Domain settings and pointed to the name servers as they said(10hrs ago). Since then I've been trying to access my website's ...
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PHP script not working on a hosted system

I have the following script that works on a local system, but not on a web-hosted system (where it needs to be). Locally, it downloads the file with no issues. When hosted, I get either zero- or ...
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Software for monitoring many sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? Can anyone recommend a website monitoring service? My company builds and maintains sites for our clients. On any given ...
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What is the best IP/Subnet set up strategy for a multi-server webhosting setup?

Sorry for the mixed-up title, but let me try to explain better: We run a hosting solution, which until now has supported shared hosting and VPSes. Easy enough. We are now getting larger clients ...
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Is it possible to reverse proxy an image and not have it consume bandwidth on the proxy?

Say I have this URL to an image: www.domain.com/image.jpg And I want to have image.jpg actually be served from another server entirely (different machine and IP), at static.domain.com/image.jpg ...
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Uploading/Downloading PHP script issue with the Current Dedicated Server

I think this problem is related to this ServerFault because it has something to do with Dedicated servers configurations. I have this php script that Download files from MediaFire website and upload ...
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How to detect and ban attacking ips using php

I have a web hosting that does not allow to edit iptables. From to time I have light (about 300 requests/sec) DoS attacks (usually not distributed). I decided to write a PHP script that will block ...
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Amazon Web Hosting

Can someone please shed some light on whether AWS have the capabilities to offer a Virtual Machine set up, that is, having the basic Windows 2008 there while I take care of the rest, i.e. installing ...
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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 - ...
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Correct DNS settings for my server setup

I am struggling to understand the correct DNS settings for my server setup. I have a web server with a single IP and 6 domains hosted on it. I got IIS6's SMTP virtual server working yesterday and ...
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6001 Redirected outside allowed domains

I have noticed that visits on my clients site have lowered much in last 2 weeks, so i checked all scripts Java, php, .htaccess all posibilities, pinged from worldwide, using 100 tools for pings ...
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How can one write a custom certificate verification logic on Amazon S3? [closed]

From the developer guide: When using virtual hosted-style buckets with SSL, the SSL wild card certificate only matches buckets that do not contain periods. To work around this, use HTTP or ...
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Adding SSL certificate made it impossible to access all virtual hosts

I just added a self signed SSL certificate on one of my virtual hosts. I'm using Ubuntu Server and Webmin, if that helps. The site I added the certificate for works perfectly, but trying to access a ...
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Web infrastructure IIS 6 issues serving 1 particular site

I have an issue with a test environment running win 2k3 SP2 and IIS6 We have a number of development sites on the box, and several versions of the same site eg: subdomain1.domain.co.uk ...
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What's the danger in having a website with many user accounts hosted by FatCow, GoDaddy, etc

I asked this on StackOverflow, but I think it's more appropriate here (plus I got no answer there). I host my websites with FatCow, and generally this isn't a problem since they're small-business ...
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Godaddy shared apache and php settings [closed]

My application will need mod_rewrite and AllowEncodedSlashes enabled on httpd.conf. I also need to know what php extensions are enabled. What are the default settings?
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Is there any way to point an A record of a web page to another website when that other website is on shared hosting?

I am creating a web application that at this point I am using shared hosting to host. Is there any way for me to give my users the option to point the a record of their domain to my website and I ...
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Visual overview of your CPanel domains?

I have so many domains, websites, redirects, DNS entries, etc. in my CPanel. Is there a way to get a visual overview of all my settings? I am just wondering in case I have to rebuild my setup on ...
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Debian Web hosting privilages/Apache attacks prevention and priv management

I'm wanting to setup a web hosting service similar to Dreamhost which allows SSH. I'm wanting to know how I can go about letting users connect via SSH but prevent any type of malicious activity. What ...
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Setting up Linode webserver

Hey guys I just got server space on linode and am trying to set up just a simple web hosting and backend for an iPhone app. I plan on using Django for all of it but have no experience in setting up ...
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Documentation and password storage for a web hosting company

I am in the process of designing and building a documentation and password storage point with the following ingredients: Suffice from service outages Automatic backups Keeping security and ...
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What can I use for a managed web development environment for students?

We're wanting to be able to offer students a basic web development environment for anyone who's interested, but I'm having trouble finding a good solution for something like this. We currently have ...
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many htaccess files, same IP restrictions

On my webserver, some folders (like wp-admin/ wp-login.php...) or websites (dev.company.net) are restricted to my IP addresses. Home, home ipv6, VPN, office, office IPv6. <Files wp-login.php> ...
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htacces & sub-directories

How could I give different access to sub-directories? The first problem is: I must let the programmers modify the htaccess files, but not the access control. I have access only to htaccess ...