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Should I use two different web servers for my company blog/website and web application?

I am running a RoR web app, hosted on a VPS. The content part of my site (homepage, features, about, contact, wordpress blog etc.) is also hosted on the same VPS. Both are served by Apache. I have ...
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Hosting provider recommendation for site to accomodate a php http proxy

Hi Recently discovered my current hosting provider doesn't allow php proxys. Unfortunately for a site I'm building, there is no other option (Flash based web application to consume Twitter API) Can ...
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Two servers on same datacenter cant ping each other

We got 2 CentOS servers on same datacenter. they both have websites using same mysql server. Most of the websites uses same source codes located on a.b.c.162. There is a shortcut to a.b.c.162 on ...
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monitor bandwidth on multiple subdomains that share the same ip (Windows/IIS)

I have seen the following: Tool to track bandwidth by domain name? and How can I monitor bandwidth usage by Virtual Host in Apache on Ubuntu We use IIS7 on a Windows Server 2008. We have our Domain ...
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Can I host a VPN service on a shared Windows Host I already have?

I have a windows hosting plan with Plesk control panel, FTP, email and other popular options already found in common windows hosting plans. I want to know whether I can convert my hosting plan to a ...
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Absolute/relative file paths affecting server load?

I was told by my hosting provider's technical people that I should be using relative file paths (/home/index.php) instead of absolute paths (http://www.example.com/index.php) to "reduce server load". ...
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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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II6 websites stop responding

We have 3 Windows 2003 servers (IIS6) running from 20 to 30 ASP.net websites each. These servers are VMware VMs. Periodically all of the websites on a server will become unreachable from the ...
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MX record configuration for hosted email?

I am helping a friend with his website, and am having a problem with his webmail configuration, which I suspect is due to a misconfigured MX record. His domain is registered and hosted by ...
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categorize website based on visitors count

my site is having around 300 unique visits/5000 pageviews per day. i want to know how many unique visits/page views (approx.) a site should have to be called low , moderate and high traffic website. ...
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Enter A DNS name for site hosted

I have setup a website on a Mac server 10.5.8, i would like to be accessible over the internet, I need to enter a DNS entry for the website on the Mac server. How do I do this? I would like to create ...
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Internal Website links only working for some users

We are having a very hard time trying to figure out this problem or the root cause. Our website www. countrymusicislove .com is only correctly displaying the homepage for some users. Anytime they ...
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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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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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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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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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Jetty - java.lang.IllegalStateException: zip file closed

I'm getting some error with some connection to our web server. We are getting this error randomly: java.lang.IllegalStateException: zip file closed at ...
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Safari v6.0.5 (8536.30.1) behaves different when download same file but different server

Recently I switch from one hosting (A Hosting) to another hosting server (B Hosting). Previously my Mac's Safari using able to download the MP3 by, right click "Download Linked File As.." to save the ...
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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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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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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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Site not picking up CSS styles when LIVE

I am using ASP.NET 3.5. For some reason when I apply CSS to my controls on my plain form it shows in Visual Studio and it does work fine. But for some reason when I make my site LIVE none of the ...
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webknights vs urlscan for IIS

I am currently working on a project which will be using IIS as it's main web server facing the internet. I was hoping to use something like a Web Application Firewall to increase the security stance ...
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GlusterFS with lots of exported volumes

I am planing to move my small shared-hosting environment to Amazon EC2. It requires a central storage for the webstuff (leave databases and so on aside for now) so that i can do both: load balance a ...
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URL Redirections

I have registered 3 domains with .com, .co.in and .in extensions. My .com domain is hosted. I want users to be redirected to the .com website when they type in the .co.in and .in urls. How do I do ...
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Webhosting with Tomcat

Is there any good hosting company that comes with pre-installed Tomcat server (instead of the commonly Apache) in order to run JSP? Looking for something relatively cheap (like site5.com, mediatemple ...
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How do I disable domain masking on external links?

I'm forwarding traffic from a url to a different hosting location using the "forward with masking" option on GoDaddy. It is my understanding that this is a form of domain masking, in that the user ...
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Will moving domain name to new host affect subdomains?

I have one main domain name (www.myname.com) and I'm thinking of moving that to a new web host. At the same host, I also have two subdomains (www.mycharity.org and www.mybook.com). If I changes ...
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SSL Certificate Setup on Web Host

I have recently signed up for an account with a web host on which I am running an install of Wordpress. I am the only person that will be administrating it and I would like to have secure access to ...
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Port forwarding problem

I have a modem connecting to ADSL2 network and a router connecting to the modem. The rest of the machines all connect to the router. The modem has IP as 192.168.1.1 and the router's IP is ...
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How do I export my web-host's (VPS) filesystem to an image to load locally in a VM?

I'm a dev new to sysadmin, armed with root access to a linux box. I want to practice a bit on the configuration in a local virtual machine. What setup would I need to do this? My current idea is: ...
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Custom file name extension for Apache webserver

I pay for a very common LAMP webhost. I was wondering if I could have custom extensions for my files. Let' say I have this url, for instance: http://www.mysite/custom.php how do I change that to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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is there difference in hosting application within default website and outside default website(as a separate website)

I use IIS 7.5 I hosted a web application (windows authenticated) within default Website server details server name : kevserver domain name : kserver-dev.com I logged in to the server with my creds ...
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Hosting a Azure Service on a Local Machine for testing

I am developing a Azure based cloud application. I have two machine, lets name them as M1 and M2. On M1, I am running my azure service using Azure Storage Emulator, which by default runs on port 81, ...
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VPS hosting websites - DNS wrong on certain devices

Sorry for the badly worked title but here is my problem. I host about 10 websites on a VPS running Windows 2003/IIS 6.0. I get a phone call from a client telling me there website isn't accessible ...
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Using own Nameservers on Amazon EC2?

I got a static IP from EC2 and put it to A host part on godaddy to my domain. After that I defined 2 hosts (NS1.domain.com and NS2.domain.com) from godaddy with the same IP address. And put them into ...