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Can I use a reverse-proxy on a hosting service to redirect connections to multiple IPs while taking care of maintaining sessions?

I have a situation where I am trying to host my own web server because I need some custom software, including telephony, WebRTC, node.js, etc. However, my net connection in the town and country where ...
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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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How to host any website from my PC (personal computer) [closed]

I want to build or make server and host my website from my PC (personal computer). I have bought a unique IP address, but I don't know how to create DNS entries, so please please please help me.
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few basic questions on webhosting (namservers & dns records)

I bought a domain name on example.com & I want to use free webhosting on 110mb.com By default name.com integrates services of Google apps. Name server entries are ns1.example.com ...
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namesecure with github pages

I created a website with github pages, but cannot figure out how to set it up with a domain that I currently have so that when i go to my github.io, it redirects to my personal website. The domain ...
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What should I look for when getting a web host for a Wordpress site and php API's?

I am an iOS developer and I want to expand and get a server (not to buy it, web hosting...i guess). I want a place where to put a site(probably WordPress site&blog), and a place where I can put my ...
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Setting up and configuring a new VPS server

I am new to VPS servers. I have always used a shared hosting platform all my life. At the moment, we are working on a project at work thats is going to require more than just a shared hosting server, ...
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How to configure a web hosting server to be tolerant of ISP failures?

We need DNS fault-tolerance for our ISP We host a number of web sites on a local CloudLinux server running cPanel and WHM. The server itself is it's own DNS server. The server lives in our ...
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Will many downloads render my server unresponsive? [duplicate]

For example if I have a web server with 512 MB of RAM and my server is for downloads, will many downloads make my server unresponsive? By unresponsive I mean server error 508(Resource limits has ...
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How can I get the reins from our 3rd party webdevs? [closed]

I checked all of the rules, this question seems to be within the guidelines. If not please correct me. The context to this is that I have been charged with implementing changes to our website which ...
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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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Why controls inside update panels took long to update even website integrated with a CDN network? [closed]

I have a website which written by using ASP.NET. I hosted this website in USA ( Kansas city ) with Quad Core Processor and 8Gb RAM( Dedicated Server: 1GBPS Speed Line). Also my website is running ...
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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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Estimating costing for entities on Azure VMs [duplicate]

We are looking of moving our hosting solution over to Azure (we are a microsoft dev house so it makes sense). It just seems difficult to estimate costing for our hosting solution. To give a simple ...
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Synchronize server directory with local directory FileZilla?

I have uploaded a website online and had to make some hotfixes directly on the server directories, but now there is a discrepancy between my local directory and the server directory. I tried to ...
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understanding web server memory usage [duplicate]

I have a PaaS hosting solution that sets up a wordpress cloud (DigitalOcean) server with wordpress, all managed by the hosting provider. I still have ssh access/ftp etc... I know that mysql runs on ...
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Named alternates between working for example.com & www.example.com

I have a domain registered with eNom. From time to time I will do an nslookup example.com and get the IP address. However, when I put nslookup www.example.com it responds can't find ...
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Two URLs, one website, different domains

We have a website running under abc.company.com. We've been asked to make the website available under a different url from a different domain by a customer, let's say stuff.abc.com. They've arranged ...
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Is there a way to add an index.php to a newly deployed domain in WHM? [closed]

Just a quick and simple question, is there a way to add an index.php to the public_html, to a newly deployed domain from the WHM?
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IP forwarding server (or other solution)

We have physical server based in Hungary that are serving our Hungarian version of a site. For any other website we launch in different countries, We buy hosting in that country and launch another ...
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Multiple domains, same website in plesk [closed]

I have a domain with a SSL at https:/www.example.com. I want that http://www.example.net shows the same website as example.com (same website folder). I've tried with domain alias in Plesk but it's ...
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Can't access server through web access despite allowing ports 80 & 443?

Here is the server's iptables file *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :FORWARD ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [13:2648] -A INPUT -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -p icmp -j ACCEPT -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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Using PostgreSQL at web host, editing pg_hba.conf

I have a domain at HelioHost.org, where I want to connect to a PostgreSQL server, which they supposedly support. But I get the following error message when looking at my PHP files in Firefox: ...
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Connection attempt failed with “EAI_NONAME - Neither nodename nor servname provided, or not known”

Hai guys, When i used filezilla to host my web page which was moved to a new server i got this error Connection attempt failed with "EAI_NONAME - Neither nodename nor servname provided, or not ...
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What to do when an open source tool requires massive bandwidth? [closed]

I've written a real-time socket API that communicates with a data provider and emits data models to connections subscribed to model events. Imagine the provider is StackExchange and the model is a ...
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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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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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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, ...