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For custom DNS records in email, will having 2 MX with same priority cause issues?

I want to connect a CRM (Keela) email system to a company's (OJ) domain. That way, when they send emails from the CRM, it appears as "@oj.com". The CRM instructs you to go the hosting ...
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bypassing mod_security for coding blog on dreamhost

I've written my own simple blog software to display syntax-highlighted code, and it all works perfectly on my localhost, but I'm having trouble with mod_security on my Dreamhost server. [Wed Aug 02 06:...
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CRON Job to delete files (not folders) with specific extensions within a folder and subfolders

I need a cron job that will delete all files with these extensions (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .pdf) in a folder (including files in subfolders, but not the subfolders themselves) twice a day. I'm using ...
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CORS error - Website is not reachable (ERR_FAILED), then redirects and works by itself

Error: I get "This site can't be reached ..." and then it automatically redirects and then the page works. Please see the screengrab GIF below. This error happens in random unpredictable ...
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Is random response from DNS authoritative server normal

We are trying to setup Lets Encrypt certificate issuance using cert-manager and dns01 solver. We are using Dreamhost as our DNS provider and we created glue component that bridges between RFC-2136 ...
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What are the downsides of enabling DNSSEC for your website? (Hosted at a shared web host.)

I own a domain name via Google domains and my website is hosted as a shared account with Dream Host. I see that both provide DNSSEC vs old DNS. I was thinking to enable it. But before I do so, I was ...
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How do I use python fastCGI on dreamhost?

I've been using CGI since 1996 or so, so it's probably time to move to FastCGI or something else. (Flask?) I'm using Dreamhost. I did some googling and found this article, but the article claims to ...
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site is not accessable on single ip

OUR SIDE: The website is hosted by WordPress on DreamHost server. There are not any filters in WordPress and I can't see any IP blocks on Dreamhost server. CLIENT SIDE: Client has a single internet ...
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Host my database and NodeJS application on the same server

Is it reasonable to host my database and NodeJS application on the same server? What are the pros/cons? I don't think horizontal scalability is a concern, since RethinkDB supports clustering. I'll ...
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Two A records while I switch servers?

I am frantically running from dreamhost and their horrible products - but this leaves me with a interesting situation: 1 Website is 'fully hosted' through their webpanel - this auto creates the 'A' ...
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Dreamhost Cloud Computing: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / Apache 2 listen multiple port

I'm configuring an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS within your DreamCompute service. I have installed apache2 and currently running successfully a website in port 80. What I'm struggling now is to configure ...
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Host keeps asking for password when using SSH Keys with PuTTY for Windows

I'm using PuTTY for Windows to connect to dreamcompute-VPS(dreamhost). At dreamcompute panel, I created a private key and downloaded it, a .pem file. Using PuTTYgen, I converted this file to .ppk as ...
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Accessing files from dreamcompute vps

I'm very new in this subject, but the problem is: I can't access files from a website to make small html edits. The only thing I know is that I need to make it using SSH. What I've tried: I ...
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How do I transparently redirect only the root directory on a DreamHost.com shared server? [duplicate]

The following DreamHost wiki explains how to transparently redirect your root directory to a subdirectory.. http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Transparently_redirect_your_root_directory_to_a_subdirectory The ...
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mod_pagespeed refuses to flush cache

I have mod_pagespeed running on my Dreamhost Ubuntu 12.04 VPS. Every time I turn on mod_pagespeed again the old header display (top black bar with data I removed - is shown on all pages. This despite ...
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How to edit domain's nameservers when no service "takes responsibility"?

I think I may have made a mistake when migrating my DreamHost registered domain to Amazon's Route 53 service. I didn't modify the DNS settings on DreamHost's end during the migration. So now, my ...
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Secure Domain.nl , Alias of SSL Certified Domain.com not working with .com's SSL Certificate [closed]

I have a .com site that is https with a Comodo certificate via Dreamhost. I also have https://cdn.domain.com with a unique ip address to make it play nice with MaxCDN. The site is run in two languages ...
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Host DreamHost subdomain on DigitalOcaen

My main website is registered and hosted through DreamHost. I want to host a subdomain on DigitalOcean. I added a custom DNS record on DreamHost - type A with "value" equal to the IP address on ...
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Migrating Dreamhost Google Apps Account back to 1and1 then DNS to SquareSpace

So a little bit of background. The domain is controlled by my 1and1 account, which currently points DNS to Dreamhost's name servers. I setup Google Apps in the Dreamhost panel, creating custom MX ...
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How to install moinmoin-2 on dreamhost

How to install moinmoin-2 on dreamhost? I'm putting this here, so I can find it in the future. Maybe it is useful to other people too. I found it challenging because: it needs python2.7, and ...
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Migrate Rails app with passenger, capistrano(with rubber), and ImageMagick to Dreamhost

I have a beta app that a developer has made for my company and I need to clone their work onto another server. I have successfully backed up the MySQL database to another server and copied all their ...
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nginx VPS on Dreamhost using a lot of memory for two small sites

I have a similar problem to that of the user who posted High memory usage of WordPress hosted on DreamHost VPS. The reason this is a 'problem' is because when it maxes out the memory quota I set for ...
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SSL/https setup for herokuapp.com address rather than my actual domain

I have a subdomain of my site pointed to a rails app at mysite.herokuapp.com. I bought a certificate from godaddy and seem to have that all set up correctly. So that when I go to: http://mysite....
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Sharing git repo on DreamHost

I have a git repo on DreamHost that I would like to be able to share with other developers. I am only able to create it in my home directory. How do I get it so that other devs can access it via ssh?...
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dreamhost | connecting mysql remotely over https

I am trying to Connect to a MySQL Database from Third-Party Programs as mentioned here: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/MySQL (see section: Connect to MySQL Database from Third-Party Programs) I have ...
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Redirect domain to Dreamhost by changing A Record only

I bought a domain somewhere else and tried changing the A records there to the DNS nameservers that Dreamhost uses (66.33.206.206), but it didn't work. Is there any way to have my domain redirect to ...
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Switching Servers, SSL domain, one vps?

Feeding off of this post. I have a domain with Dreamhost and i've purchased SSL certificate for it. I am moving over the server files to Linode but and setting the DNS in dreamhost to point over. ...
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How do I check what version of mod_passenger I'm running?

I'm running into an intermittent error with my Ruby app and I'm trying to figure out the context. I'm running mod_passenger off of Apache (on Dreamhost, if that matters). The error I'm getting is: [ ...
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Rails on Dreamhost dedicated alongside existing PHP apps

I'm a developer, and don't have much administration experience. The client wants to host a Rails 3.2 app on his Dreamhost dedicated server (running Debian) which already hosts a bunch of other sites (...
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Dreamhost email sending issues

This has happened from time to time in the past with the emails showing up eventually hours to days later, however I sent some emails last week with a true result to Gmail and they still haven't ...
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High memory usage of WordPress hosted on DreamHost VPS

Recently I see very high memory usage on VPS servers hosting my blog at DreamHost. There is not traffic increase in the recent months, but the memory usage is pushed by 250 MB. I tried looking at most ...
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DNS record for a subdomain on Dreamhost

I'm currently hosting a subdomain for a charity on Dreamhost. The charity is in control of the DNS records, and they're slow to update them. So for example.com: www.example.com -> A-record ...
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How to reduce the memory usage of mediawiki?

I have a VPS running apache that keeps running out of memory at Dreamhost. Dreamhost says that the problem is the wordpress configuration, but I think that's their stock answer. I've looked and the ...
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Dreamhost SSH activity now ip is blacklisted [closed]

I think that dreamhost blacklisted my ip address. I am giving this assumption due to the fact that I can not visit any of the hosted sites on the dreamhost server (namor). I also still have an ...
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.htaccess file being compromised

I have a website hosted with Dreamhost and the contents of my .htaccess file are being compromised over and over again. someone is putting stuff like this in the front of my code: RewriteCond %{...
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How does Dreamhost Restrict User Accounts?

Browsing around my shared hosting account on Dreamhost, I noticed that I could not create users if the name is already taken. I can cd /home/username if I created the username, but I can't cd /home/...
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Using SSH to find access to a problematic script in logs of multiple domains

I run several (~20) sites on a Dreamhost VPS. Lately I max my memory allocation for the VPS and I want to find the problem. I would like to have an SSH script that will scan all the log files of all ...
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Installing Imap PHP extension on VPS

I've been trying to install the imap extension on my server by doing the following: sudo apt-get install php5-imap sudo /etc/init.d/httpd2 restart apache2-ps---- Everything seems to work fine, the ...
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Silex Microframework for Dreamhost shared hosting

i can enable phar extension but i get this error: Warning: Unexpected character in input: '\' (ASCII=92) state=1 in /home/cesartineo/tineo.mobi/public/silex/silex.phar on line 27 Parse error: ...
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"Synchronizing" files between local and remote server using Git

My intended goal: I maintain some files in my local computer, and I also share them with others by putting them on my website. In the past I did this by manually uploading all the files using FTP, ...
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zabbix on a Dreamhost shared-server

I had some severe performance problem lately on my dreamhost shared server, and eventually they disabled some of my domains. At the end of a long discussion with "support" i understood that the ...
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Websocket on dreamhost shared hosting

I would like to build a small webapp with some i/o communication with the server via ajax. Since I'm on a dreamhost shared server I already know that I cannot use node.js to build my app. But now, ...
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Enabling phar on Dreamhost shared hosting?

So, i'm trying to use Silex on my dreamhost account and I'm getting an error Fatal error: Class 'Phar' not found in blah blah blah... when I try to include the Silex.phar file. When I look at ...
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Dreamhost closed my domain for excessive resources usage [closed]

I come directly from stackoverflow, and is my first time posting here! I manage many domains on dreamhost for my NGO (non-governative-organization). some days ago dreamhost disabled (with very short ...
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"Rails application failed to start properly" when trying to create a new issue in Redmine

A few weeks ago I had my Dreamhost account deactivated because I forgot to change my credit card information when I switched cards. I had a perfectly operational Redmine installation that went down ...
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Reverse DNS from Linode when domain is registered elsewhere?

I currently have a domain, call it example.com, hosted on Dreamhost, and also a Linode VPS. The Linode lives in a subdomain of the Dreamhost domain, foo.example.com. What I want is to configure ...
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.it domain, Dreamhost Hosting

I registered a .it domain name from GoDaddy, but I would like to host it with DreamHost. I'm having problems. I can't change the nameservers to ns1.dreamhost.com (ns2, etc) I get this error message: ...
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Moving away from Dreamhost's Debian archive to Debian proper

This is currently the sources.list file with a hosted Dreamhost account running Debian # Generated by ndn-autoupdate deb http://debian.di.newdream.net/ lenny ndn deb http://debian.newdream.net/ ...
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Server optimization for WP on Dreamhost VPS: mod_php + xcache? FCGI?

I'm trying to optimally configure mbird.com, a WP driven site, from use on my new VPS. On this page: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/PS_Optimization - under "WordPress optimization" I see a couple pieces ...
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Hudson on Dreamhost

Have you successfully installed Hudson on a Dreamhost VPS? If you have, what are the steps to make it run continuously, even if the server restarts? They run debian on the servers.
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