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Is a VPS with some resources the same as a Dedicated server with exactly same resources?

In the best case, it will be of similar performance (with a slight performance impact due to the virt overhead). In the worst case with a bad provider, you end up in a "up to X" situation where the ...
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Redundant web servers - 1 public addres

Yes you would need to have some sort of load balancer Along with some sort of file replication and database replication. Depending on windows or linux there are software load balancers that can be ...
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With IPv6, should we be assigning distinct IP addresses to each host name served over HTTP(S)?

Giving each website its own address makes it easier to see which website traffic is for on the network. This can help with accounting, attack detection and prevention and things like that. It may also ...
Sander Steffann's user avatar
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How to host a single website on multiple servers

What you might want to achieve is a LOAD BALANCING/CACHE infrastructure. There are several ways to do this. What you have to decide first is how to implement it and where will your Load Balancers be ...
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nginx keeps answering with the 'default nginx site' despite it being removed from config

Nginx will choose the first server in the config if no default server is specifically defined. Install a dummy default server. # This just prevents Nginx picking a random default server if it doesn't ...
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Does MX Record forward or redirect?

MX records are essentially signposts for email delivery - emails are never stored by intermediate servers, only forwarded to their final destination. So, in your words, the mails are redirected, ...
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What is the effect of stopping an AppPool on currently executing requests?

Yes, stopping an AppPool (rather than killing its process) does also gracefully shut down the ApplicationPool, giving existing requests time to finish. So the behavior is the same as for recycling ...
Peter Hahndorf's user avatar
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Changing httpd port

Changing the webserver port also requires changing the SELinux policy for the webserver which is well documented : Run the semanage port -a -t http_port_t -p tcp 82 command as the root user to ...
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Forward http traffic to another ip address with iptables

There are three potential problems I see (contary to the other answer I don't see anything that would cause a "loop" even in the unedited version of your question). IP forwarding must be enabled. ...
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Hosting two or more domain in windows VPS with one IP address?

According your screenshot, your site is nripendraojha.com and you are trying to access it using www.nripendraojha.com. You may need an additional binding: Right click the site name. "Edit Bindings" "...
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TLS1.3 not working on nginx 1.15.2 with OpenSSL 1.1.1-pre9

In OpenSSL 1.1.1-pre9, all draft support except TLS1.3 final version has been removed. However, browsers only support draft versions.
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How to prevent "host header injection vulnerability" in Nginx proxy server

The "host header injection vulnerability" means that your server is accepting any Host header even if it is not a valid hostname for any of your web sites. In your case you have configured a ...
Michael Hampton's user avatar
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Why shouldn't I host my web server on my own PC?

I don't know that there is a "one-size-fits-all" answer for your question. However, like considerations for any hosting situation, there are lots of things to think about when you consider ...
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What are good default settings for DNSSEC?

There seems to be some confusion regarding who is which role and needs what information in the question, I'll just try to address the underlying question(s) more generically: The different parties ...
Håkan Lindqvist's user avatar
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/var/ or /srv/ for websites

/var is simply the default and most people stick with default in everything they do. If it is a simple site, then there is little reason to change it. I manage a very complex web application and ...
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DNS error: Missing nameservers reported by parent & NSs have same SOA serial

Thank you for mentioning your actual domain name. The WHOIS record shows 4 different name servers configured for your domain: Domain ID:D414400000002066196-AFIN Domain Name:RMSGLOBAL.CO.IN Created ...
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Random domain when using telnet on my server's IP

It just means that in the DNS this IP address has a PTR record pointing to different-domain.com. Do a dig -x <server.ip> and you will see the name. For HTTP traffic, that will not create any ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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How does hosting company know my domain name?

You are mixing up three separate entities, that is domain registrar, DNS service operator and hosting service. Domain registrar in your case is company A. It takes care of handling who is responsible ...
Tero Kilkanen's user avatar
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Can you have the same domain name on two different servers distinguished only by a folder name

As Jenny said, this is not generally possible. However, you could add a reverse proxy in front of your setup and map two external servers to two directories on your front end domain. Note that this ...
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Deleting email that already sent and received by receiver

No, mailboxes cannot be expected to be interconnected in that way. User A sends a mail to User B. At this point one copy of the mail is stored in A's Sent folder, and one copy of the mail is sent to B'...
Mikael H's user avatar
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Processor: more cores or higher clock for webhosting with MAMP?

Take each CPU and look at it at https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_list.php - provided you are after overall performance rather then to performance in a specific case it will give you a good indication. ...
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Updating php command on web hosting

You can override the default PHP binary using your PATH. First, create a ~/bin directory: mkdir ~/bin In ~/.bashrc, add the following line: export PATH=$HOME/bin:$PATH This adds your ~/.bin ...
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What amount of inbound traffic is considered as normal for a small blog?

The exact amount of traffic is usually less important than the relative change. 300 MB is not big incoming traffic but it is an anomaly for your blog. Whenever an anomaly is encountered, steps should ...
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Strange 404 URL requests on my site

If this isn't you, then it must be somebody else... It's common for the web to have Bots, Spiders and Crawlers. Check your log files for the IP to see where the request is coming from. These crawlers ...
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What are common strategies for multiple database management in shared hosting?

Designing a 24/7/365 hosting infrastructure with a 100% uptime SLA is not a trivial task. In the server world storage is usually managed separately from the application or database servers that ...
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Nginx reverse proxy making root webapp into custom path

The simple answer is no. You need to consider at least three aspects of forcing an application to live away from the root. Mapping root based URLs to the new location - which is easy with proxy_pass ...
Richard Smith's user avatar
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Route53 not resolving domain name to an ec2 instance

Your domain ketan.io isn't associated with Hosted Zone Name Servers: https://toolbox.googleapps.com/apps/dig/#NS/ketan.io - this should display what appears as NS record in your Hosted Zone. For ...
Evgeny Goldin's user avatar
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Can you run a DNS on the same machine as your webserver? If so, how do you set it up?

Yes you can run DNS on you machine, but most registrars will require at least two IPs for setting up you own nameservers, and it would be wiser to use multiple external DNS servers for redundancy and ...
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What log file can I request that will verify that a PHP upgrade took place and when it occurred?

I don't think we can reasonably answer your headline question without more information. The information we would need is The operating system, distro & version. Even with that information there ...
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How to point a registered domain to another server's subdomain?

All you need to do is create an A record in your DNS that points to the correct IP address.
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