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How can I work out how much RAM I'm (a) using or (b) would benefit from?

I used to run my site from a 4GB VPS. As time went on my storage needs grew, and I ended up moving to a 3TB dedicated server. As a side benefit, I now had 32GB of RAM. Though I'll admit I didn't ...
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What are books for web site setup, server/network configuration, and operations? [closed]

I am looking for book recommendation. The book that has full coverage of website setup, such as: Domain application, DNS, SSL certificate application and installation, Security, Networking, ...
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How would I go about setting up NodeJS on my Bluehost hosting account? [closed]

I like using NodeJS and I've gotten OK at it. Currently I'm paying Heroku to host my NodeJS apps, but I've also have a nice hosting account on Bluehost for a while. However, Bluehost by default, ...
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How would I go about setting up NodeJS on my Bluehost server? [closed]

I like using NodeJS and I've gotten OK at it. Currently I'm paying Heroku to host my NodeJS apps, but I've also have a nice hosting account on Bluehost for a while. However, Bluehost by default, ...
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File permissions for shared hosting environment

I am trying to set-up a shared hosting environment where users are given SFTP access to one or multiple folders. Consider the following scenario: /var/www/ holds several directories that represent ...
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Setting up a custom subdomain on Tumblr using both A record and CNAME?

I would like to separate my main website (hosted on a vps) from my blog (hosted on tumblr). My main website should be at mydomain.com and the tumblr blog should be at hello.mydomain.com. I'm having a ...
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Multi-site hosting security - ensure no scripts can run as Apache user, but only as each website's user

In setting up a hosting environment with multiple sites that should be isolated from each other, I did the obvious step of having PHP be configured so it runs as the user that's associated with each ...
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Point www and naked domain to other server

I'm kind of lost with this. I've got a domain parked on a web hosting company. The webpage is a webapp that generate too much traffic to be on a shared hosting. On current server I manage the ...
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Is this a solid (and cheap) High Availability idea for my website and database if the zombi's attack?

I have an Idea for fail-over high availability for my website but i am not sure if this is good, bad or a disaster in itself. My main server hosts an ASP.net website that uses a SQL server database ...
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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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Cannot load pages hosted in a local IIS server

I build an aspx webapp in .net4.0. To test it i hosted it using IIS 7.0. Now i can access the webapp on the computer , which i used to host iis, by typing either localhost\myapp or using its ...
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What kind of server do I need to handle 10 million requests and mySQL queries a day? [closed]

I'm a newbie of server administration and I'm looking for a powerful hosting service to host my new website. This website is basically a back-end of an mobile online game, and it will: handle up to ...
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using ftp instead of ftps [closed]

I need to say that I'm not an expert in the web hosting and the whole networking subject and I recently had an argument with my web hosting provider regarding a FTP issue. My web hosting account is ...
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Would upgrading my server specs make my app faster? [duplicate]

I'm launching a web app, which is currently in beta running on a "Lite" VPN account from my hosting provider. It has 2 cores and 1GB RAM. I have only about 10 users now but Im considering whether I ...
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Multiple private SSL certificates on a single shared hosting plan? [closed]

Recently I contacted my shared hosting provider about setting up private SSL for a few of my sites. I have several sites hosted under the same plan (the plan allows for unlimited domains). However, ...
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Override httpd.conf and php.ini on shared hosts [closed]

My application needs mod_rewrite and AllowEncodedSlashes enabled on httpd.conf. It also needs some php extensions to be enabled but I can't find how to change those settings on my host's pannel. Can ...
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Is a Raspberry Pi too slow to use as a web server? [duplicate]

Is a Raspberry Pi 2 too slow to use as a web server to run a php script to edit a file? I'm talking about the Pi2 with 1gb ram and 0.9GHz processor.
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Redirect with apache subdomain from oher hosting (?)

My requirement: access subdomain.example.com where example.com is a shared hosting, and subdomain is an app (schooltool) running on port 7080. I tried to configure virtualhost, but I can not set the ...
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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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Multi-hosting ssl/https site in apache /2.4.7 ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to host 2 site site A and site B in apache web server the configuration are given bellow: Site A <VirtualHost sitea.com.au:443> ServerName "sitea.com" ServerAlias sitea.com ...
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How to access my site with ip address? [closed]

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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Prepare Windows Server 2012 for web site hosting only [closed]

Hi there I am a good programmer and also a complete newbie in windows administration so apologies for my fist question in serverfault. So I've just got a new server machine that I'm planning to host ...
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What is INODE usage and can I reduce it?

My webserver keeps giving me the error backup failed due to high INODE usage... What is this and how can I prevent it?
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Giving SSH access to a user, and security issues

Okay, so I have a VPS and I made an account for a friend so he can host his own domains (using the reseller features in DirectAdmin). He's asking for SSH access, and I know that this is probably a bad ...
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Create nameservers in Ubuntu server to host domains [closed]

I have a domain(from IndiaLinks) and a VPS server(from OVH with an IP). Consider the domain as mysite.com. Before purchasing this vps, I used to host it with shared hosting by adding the given ...
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Dedicated server issues with SSL and IPs, content showing on wrong site [closed]

We have a number of sites on this dedicated server. Pages from one site are showing up on another site. Example: clientsite1.com (right site, no SSL installed) clientsite2.com (forwards to SSL, ...
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how can I disable cpanel difault page? [closed]

I have created a new domain and uploaded index.html to public directory. but it isnt displaying and cpanel default page is displaying instead. how can I change the same??
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DNS is not pointing [closed]

Let me clear scenario first 1)I purchased static IP from network provider and his name server is INPUDIIDNSPRPRD01.TATACOMMUNICATIONS.COM and INCHVSIDNSSEPRD01.TATACOMMUNICATIONS.COM 2)Then I just ...
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Estimating VPS requirements for business shared hosting options [duplicate]

I'm looking at setting up some basic business-level shared hosting for some of my clients, and I am just trying to decide what server specs I would likely need. I'm expecting to throw around 20 sites ...
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What is the Server Requirement for Web App 20 hrs/7? [duplicate]

I have a Web App that is run 20hrs/7 days by 100 clients at once. What Server (Hardware) should I maintain? What if I will have 1k(1,000) clients? Thanks.
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Push code from GitHub to (suppose) GoDaddy automatically [closed]

Not sure if this is the correct StackExchange site to post this question. Please guide me accordingly if otherwise. Assume that I got the code from my programmers and I reviewed it and pushed it to ...
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Custom filename extension (eg: www.mysite.com/test.custom/)

I pay for a webhost service running a LAMP combo and I was wondering if I could have a custom extension for my documents such as: www.mysite.com/custom.extension instead of: ...
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Setting up multiple sites on one IP address [closed]

I am working for a client that has a CentOS 7 server running Apache 2.4.6. I have a Zend Framework/PHP based website running on the server. It only has an IP address. No domain name is pointed to it. ...
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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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CGI not supported in a server…is it possible? [closed]

Goodmorning. I'm very new to web developing. I made a website whit a massive use of CGI, then I started to search for an host. Once I found my host I started to search for the configuration files of ...
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Using multiple IPs on one machine for web and game server

We are looking to host a game server. The game we are going to be setting up a server for is subject to DDoS from other servers, players, etc. Many other server and administrators have pointed out ...
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How do ISPs handle Customer IPs blocked by WebHost [closed]

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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Is there a way I can find all domain names that have a CNAME with a given value?

Is there a tool using which I can run a query that returns all domain names that have a CNAME with a given value (e.g. something.example.com)?
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How to Prevent email going to Spam [closed]

I have changed web hosting from hostgator to servermania. I setup my email using ISPConfig 3 control panel. Now, my email was flag as spam by gmail. When I test my email using test@allaboutspam.com, ...
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Hosting: cPanel Reseller vs cPanel Fully Managed VPS [closed]

I read many questions (and also the answers) here on SF about this subject, but I couldn't find my specific one *1. Some are asking comparisons and suggestiosn to move from a reseller to a vps without ...
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How to set up a global CustomLog on Apache2 for every virtualhost

Actually I got some issue with file descriptors on Debian Wheezy with 3.2.13 kernel and Apache/2.2.16. I would like to reduce this limit, actually each virtualhost got a CustomLog and an ErrorLog, I ...
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Swiching webhosting company & database erros

Well here comes the situation. I used to have CompanyA for webhosting. (The hosting plan was a shared one). I decided to change the hosting provider and transfer my website to CompanyB, (exclusive ...
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Does Cloud Computing COST a premium? (or is it competitive with shared/managed/co-location)

Since cloud solutions (Google AppEngine, Amazon, etc.) do more for you, at the end of the day do they cost significantly more than doing it "yourself" with co-location hosting, etc. Not just ...
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What's the cheapest way to host hobby projects?

What's the best place to put your hobby web projects(the web app itself, not the code) ? Typically, the projects are such that: a) I just want to test out an interesting idea without exploring the ...
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Subdomains, folders, internationalization, and hosting solutions

I'm a web developer and I recently landed a gig to develop the US / international version of a site for a company that's big in Europe but hasn't done much expansion into the US yet. They've got an ...
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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 it a good idea to use long max-age and changing urls instead of normal caching approaches [closed]

I'm trying to improve the speed of some websites that I'm serving by setting appropriate caching headers. I've read in some tutorials that it is not a bad idea to have the URI of assets reflect their ...
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Subdomains are not resolving [closed]

I have an Ubuntu+Virtualmin server with multiple sites on board. Sites are working fine but for some reason "www." and other subdomains are not resolving. My server IP is 107.170.xxx.xx. If I add ...
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Building in-house infrastructure for web hosting [closed]

We want to develop an e-commerce website and for the start it will have my suppliers which is 800 000 to a million (fixed) each holding an account just like e mail. The member customers after ads ...
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Is there any reason not to switch to BlueHost for ecommerce site? [closed]

If I can manage my own company's website, is there any reason why I shouldn't move it from a local web-host/server to blue host? I'm currently hosted by a full-service web company, but I'd like more ...