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How do ISPs handle Customer IPs blocked by WebHost

At my ISP, we issue static IP addresses to customers. A lot of times, we get complaints from our users unable to access their websites or emails from their IPs (but same sites and mails are accessible ...
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Troubleshooting web server continuous load issue

I am a beginner at managing a web server. And I am trying to learn how to troubleshoot an issue in Windows Server 2008 R2 running IIS 7.5 with a .NET 4.0 MVC website. A website I manage has been ...
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Is setting up private server for websites faster? [duplicate]

I am a web developer and my last website was a tad slower because of HD pictures, PHP and JQuery. I had hosted it on Godaddy. So my question is whether I can privately host a website from my home and ...
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How can I block traffic FROM Amazon Technologies Inc. (possible DDOS attack) [closed]

I've a small website (portfolio) and I usually notice traffic of about 10-20MB per day. But for few recent days I've noticed about 10-15GB (1000 times more) each day for 4 days now (and it continue ...
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Robust and flexible hosting of DNS A records

I'm currently working on a web platform that will be used to power lots of small websites. All of the websites will be hosted on this platform, on either a dedicated or VPS set-up. I don't want to ...
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Server wont let me save URLs to MySQL database?

I am posting here because all other forum say it's a server environ issue. I have a site with the ModX CMS on it hosted on a GoDaddy server (not sure about the specific setup is as client has ...
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How to check my site speed? [closed]

im the developer and in charge of a company's Wordpress based site our site started to run a lot slower recently and i am trying to figure it out for two weeks now! My main problem is that every ...
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When does a CDN (content delivery network) become worth it?

At what point is it worth adding a CDN (content delivery network) to your website? Does it make sense to use it for a relatively low traffic website that's a web application? The clients are all over ...
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How to get nginx to redirect from www to non-www domain?

Let's say I want to redirect from www.example.com to example.com and I want to do this using nginx. I looked around and did not see any good documentation on this so I figured I would ask and answer ...
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Did I do anything wrong when config Server.xml to point another domain into a folder that is not a ROOT folder in webapps folder?

Ok, I have a main domain: mainDM.com (which is the domain of the app named mainDM) bought from Godaddy. I also bought a Godaddy Win2000 VPS with IP adress xxx.xx.xx.xx. In Godaddy I pointed that ...
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nginx can't bind to port 80..Nothing running on port 80

I'm trying to setup nginx on Ubuntu 11.04. I have followed the roughly the directions found here: http://library.linode.com/frameworks/sinatra/debian-6-squeeze . I know it is for Debian, but I ...
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How do I apply IP filters by domain on a multi-domain website in IIS 6?

I'm running one install of Kentico, a .NET content management system, running on IIS 6. One install is able to manage multiple websites. Within IIS, multiple domain names are pointed at the same ...
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Slow Website Access from China

I just made a wordpress based website for a client that operates in China. The website is being cached completely by W3 Total Cache and served very fast in Europe (where our main server is located). ...
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How do 100Mbps, 1Gbps, 2Gbps or 10Gbps network ports affect Website/server performance?

(Sorry if this question looks silly.) I see that many popular hosting companies still offer (primarily) a 100mbps network switch - Hostgator and Rackspace are good examples. While very few exist that ...
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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 ...
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Domain and Webhost in two different companies [closed]

I am planning to migrate from godaddy to another webhosting company but not including my domain registrations. I have two domain names and I am planning to get one free domain name from the webhosting ...
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Hosting my own web server [closed]

NOTE: I've changed the question to a more specific one Hello All, I'm looking forward to host my own web server on a local machine. I need your help in setting everything that I can't setup. Here is ...
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Hosting a /dev/random dependent service

I have developed a game that requires shuffled decks of cards to run. Since it uses /dev/random to generate shuffled decks, I was wondering what sort of concerns should I take into account before ...
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Dedicated Server or Shared Hosting? How can you tell? [closed]

I understand this might be a difficult question to answer from the research I have done so far, but here it goes: I don't have access to my so called dedicated server. This is managed by a 3rd party ...
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Webhost similar to Dropbox with PHP Support? [closed]

I have a website that uses PHP. I need to host it online on a webserver that is similar to dropbox. I'm trying to look for features that include: PHP Support Version Control Sync Client (windows) ...
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Hosting a JEE application on my own server with custom domain [closed]

I have a website which purpose is to help people build routes and use various map tools. The site is all static with lots of javascript source files which do the logic. However i want to convert this ...
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Is it possible to upgrade version of php on my remote hosting server? [closed]

I have a hosting server which provides me php version 5.2 but the application made by me require php version 5.4.So is there possible any way how can i upgrade that version of php on my remote server ...
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Running multiple web sites on a single EC2 instance [closed]

To cut costs and simplify management, we have been thinking about running multiple web sites on a single Windows EC2 instance. Is that something you would recommend? what are the pros and cons? Can ...
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what're the proper DNS record settings for google apps so that my site hosted on another company can send email that won't consider spam [closed]

I'm using Google apps email and I have a website that's hosted on shared hosting company. How should I configure the DNS records so that incoming mail will get to Google but at the same time email ...
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Best way to redirect pages on an apache/centos web server

I have a centos 6.5 web server running 2 websites off 1 ip address by using virtual hosts. domain1.com and domain2.com - both hosted on the same web server above. I need to redirect about 40 pages ...
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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 ...
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redirect to specific port without apache

I'm running a few small web applications listening on different ports... 8787, 8888, & 8000. None of them are apache though. Is there any way via either DNS or iptables, or some other way, that I ...
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How to live a Pleskless life? [closed]

I have always used Linux with Plesk when hosting web projects. It's easy to host multiple websites and setup email accounts but I realized it's overkill sometimes. I think it uses a lot of resources ...
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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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AppPools hang in IIS8

I am running IIS 8 on a windows server 2012 box with 32 gigs of ram. I have about 50 pools that are all pointing at the same source code for a CMS. These pools are broken down to aprox 10 sites per ...
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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 ...
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Need advice on IIS (7.5/8) for web service for querying AD

In order to standardize how our internal web application talk to AD, we are creating a web service that applications can call. Our AD requires user authentication to query, so this also prevents ...
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Website is not accessible from server which is using proxy

I hosted a website in a win 2008 R2 server which runs in private domain. I set up bindings for port 80 and 443 for http & https respectively. Created inbound rule for port 80 and 443 also in ...
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Web app folder structure [closed]

Hot to organize web app folder? This is example that I use with my common projects: /home/webmaster/www/sitename.com/ └── doc # documentation, helpful information ...
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can't start play 2.2 on ec2

I am trying to deploy my project on port 80 by using play start 80 play "start 80" play "start -Dhttp.port=8080" It's giving me this error: org.jboss.netty.channel.ChannelException: Failed to bind ...
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Web Server: Need VPN? [closed]

We are starting a new web development company and know very little about web servers. The hosting company is wanting to lease to us a VPN appliance (Sonicwall TZ215). Do we need this or is the a ...
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VPS SSD hosting or normal RAID 10? [duplicate]

I have built a REST based API (using asp.net WebAPI) which returns RSS feeds to my mobile application. There are around 30,000 active users of my mobile application which access this RSS feed. As per ...
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IIS6 host multiple websites under same sub-domain (or something similar)

I'm trying to figure out a structure for a hosted application that i'm working on. I've got a domain lets call it app.company.com (a sub-domain company.com of course) that is setup to redirect to my ...
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Compare sharepoint vs box.net? [closed]

I would like as unbiased opinion as possible on costs, maintenance and features. Also what if you already have some sharepoint sites up, does it make sense to expand the sharepoint installation rather ...
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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 ...
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Sendmail Keeps Listening Local IP

I'm running RHEL 6 and already done the following modifications : [root@ark mail]# grep 0.0.0.0 sendmail.mc DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=0.0.0.0, Name=MTA')dnl [root@ark mail]# make sendmail.cf ...
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Host a website on your virtual pc and access it on the internet [closed]

My friend and I are talking about hosting a website that is in development, We have a single computer(windows7) and would like to host a website virtually on this computer. Scenario is: Main ...
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What are challenges with Linux Storage Servers having 7 or 15 drives? [duplicate]

I'm evaluating options for image webservers for Tralev (in the case it grows). I was looking into Hetzner's storage line. They offer storage servers with 7 and 15 drives. 7 drives with software ...
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Is it possible to configure Apache to not listen on port 80 when connecting from localhost

Is it possible to configure Apache to not listen on port 80 when connecting from localhost, but allow the connection on port 80 from an external IP?
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2 Windows servers, 2 web sites, 1 external IP [closed]

I have one external IP. I need to host two websites www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com on two different servers. I'm using IIS. How can I do that?
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Unused domain name getting routed to double click

I have an unused domain name which is registered by Network Solutions and which I thought was turned off. However, entering the domain in a browser results in getting redirected to a double click ...
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PHP Forms - Web Hosting and Mail Hosting on Different Servers

I used to have a website with GoDaddy but wasnt happy with their service, so I transferred my website to a new host but kept my domain and emails with GoDaddy. Basically i changed the A ...
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How to find vds/hosting with the best ping that I can have?

I'm living in tajikistan, and I want to purchase vps/dedicated server or at least good hosting outside of my country. One of important thing I want is to have a GOOD ping. For example ping to ...
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ScanSafe marks site as virus

Recently I moved my site from DSL line to Azure VM and just yesterday one of the users reported that the site has been marked as unsafe ("Reputation-Viruses") by ScanSafe. Do you know whether it is ...
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managability issues over using a single machine to host all sites, or a site per machine? [closed]

So, a little background. I work for a company that has a number of extremely important, non-public facing websites. People's safety and livelihoods depend on these staying up. We have very little ...