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Is giving a “trusted'” 3rd party FTP access to a subdomain dangerous for the whole domain?

I'm giving a "trusted" 3rd party (I say "trusted" because I've worked with them before, but in reality I don't know them...) access to a development version of my site x.mysite.com. The site is ...
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How to change email server settings in Plesk

Well, this question may be very silly and I'm not sure that this is the right place to ask it, so sorry if that's the case. Well, my doubt is as follows: I work with web development and to offer the ...
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Plesk: View system resources (e.g., RAM, CPU, etc…) for a VPS

I've setup my first VPS. Previously I've always been hosting my projects on a shared hosting account. I run a couple of little personal projects on the VPS, including one that is continuously scraping ...
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How to setup a failover using 2x shared hosting packages

I have purchased 2 shared hosting packages that are separated servers. I want to mirror these and setup a IP fail-over system, so when SiteA becomes unreachable then SiteB is used instead. It might ...
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Import email addresses to mail group using Plesk

My web hosting service uses Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 as their Control Panel. I just created a mail group (like a distribution list, one email address to email multiple people). I can only add ONE ...
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Need HTTPS on web server with plesk. Without buying certificate?

I just want that communication with web server is encrypted. I don't want to by SSL certificate. The server has Plesk installed and as i see, there is some way to add SSL certificate but i don't know ...
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Domain Alias with forward in plesk

I need to create a domain alias alias.domain.com to forward http to www.domain.com. It has to be a forward and not a redirect (I was told it can be done by creating CNAME). Note I am using Plesk and ...
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Plesk 11 preview site with hosts file

I want to preview my website by manipulating the hosts file, linking to the server's URL but it's not working - My browser always tells me "the connection has been reset during page load". What am I ...
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File upload through webform failed, server config?

I'm in the process of moving my sites from a shared hosting to a VPS (running CentOS with Plesk 10). When testing on my VPS I noticed that all of the sudden I couldn't upload files through a webform ...
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Plesk 11 SQL Server DB Restore from Zip Fle

This is a feature i had in DotNetPanel which i guess i took for granted because now that I've moved to Plesk 11, I don't have it anymore, and boy does it hurt. My database restore uploads have ...
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Multiple IPs for customer in Plesk 11

First of all, please forgive me if my question sounds dumb, as I'm not very skilled in sys admin... For a shared web hosting plan, my host (which is a reseller) used to provide 3 different IPs for a ...
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How to restore plesk files correctly?

Recently my server crashed. So I reinstalled Plesk and uploaded all databases to var/lib/mysql and site files to backup/vhosts. How do I get it all back to normal?
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Client hosting on Amazon EC2 with Cloudfront for content

I have a server on Amazon EC2 with a few different clients. It is a Plesk server. Most of them use WordPress. Is it possible to store their WWW data on a cloudfront account while retaining the server ...
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Do Parallels Plesk Panel 11 have free inbuilt firewall?

I am new to Linux Dedicated server hosting and plesk panel 11 , i am looking for inbuilt firewall module . Is it comes with free in plesk 11 or i need to pay or plesk 11 doesn't support firewall?. I ...
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How do I do URL re-writes on Plesk?

I am very new to URL re-writing and I am using Plesk which is window-based web server, hence I can't use Apache's mod_Rewrite. Can anyone tell me what is the proper procedure for this?
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How do I migrate web files from a Plesk 8 installation (on a slaved HDD) to a Plesk 10.4.4 installation?

Due to Plesk 8 being at end of support our host setup a new installation of RHEL and Plesk 10 on a new hard drive. They then slaved the old drive to the new so that we could migrate all our files ...
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parallels plesk 11 missing web presence builder

After a recent upgrade to parallels plesk 11, we decided to start using their web presence builder tool. However, every video, (documentation and instructional) I have viewied shows the link should ...
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Changed plesk root name, what DNS settings get modified?

We recently changed our Plesk server's main URL from siteold.com to sitenew.com. Many websites had their NS set to ns1.siteold.com - does Plesk automatically update that to need ns1.sitenew.com? ...
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Problem with missing JSON functions on PHP 5.2.6 / Plesk 8.4

I have a vserver running openSuse 10.3, Apache 2 and Plesk 8.4. I can update/upgrade neither, as it is apparently not recommended to upgrade openSuse 10.3 (and an update to the EOL 10.4 does not seem ...
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How to track inbound HTTP traffic using Plesk 10.4.4?

I am running Plesk 10.4.4 on a Debian 6.0 server. The outbound traffic is being tracked but the inbound http traffic seems to be 0 at all times, i.e. looking at the DomainsTraffic and ClientsTraffic ...
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How do I create (or remove) another FTP account for a client in Plesk?

I've currently got a reseller account with my hosting provider that I use for my clients (for their websites). And I need to add/remove a FTP user, but for the life of me I can't work out how! Am ...
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FTP user permissions via Plesk 10

I have added an ftp user via Plesk. How could I limit the ftp user's permissions so that they can read and write files, but not modify/delete?
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What are the pros and cons of running PHP as an Apache module or a FastCGI?

My VPS is giving me the option between running PHP as an Apache Module or a FastCGI. How should one make this decision? Performance? Security? Ease of use? Compatibility? I'm using PLESK.
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Plesk Migration MediaTemple dv 3.5 to 4.0

With things slower during the holidays, I'm taking the time to upgrade out web server account with Media Temple from a dv 3.5 to dv 4.0. I'm a little out of my element doing this, but have been ...
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Trouble with pleskrestore “The file you are trying to upload is not a valid backup file”

I am having trouble with pleskrestore on Plesk 10.4.1, CentOS 5. I have 6 files I created (also in Plesk 10.4.1) with pleskbackup, split into 4GB: Here is what I used ... $ ...
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Access a PLESK website before propagation?

My web host uses Plesk and I want to know if there is anyway to access and view a website (with PHP and other processes being functional) without propagation of the domain name? I have found ...
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How do I install a Web Application to the root of the domain using Plesk?

I'm trying to use Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5.5 for Windows, and I'm trying to install Mediawiki using their installer. I want the wiki to be on the root of the domain, but I can't figure out what to ...
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Plesk Migration failure

When using plesk migration manager all content domains and databases seem to be copied to their places but when I log in to plesk I cannot see them. when I try to add them manually it says "domain ...
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parked domain on plesk have error 500

I parked the raf-sales.net domain on raf.ir but i have this error: Server Error in '/' Application. :| I hate Plesk and have not any idea to fix this problem! :| ...
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Create nameserver for a specific domain

My domain name and dedicated hosting are with different providers. I wanted to create a own nameserver for my domain name. I created 2 host object from domain registrar control panel. 1. ...
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How to add Default Document in a Windows Shared Hosting

I have a shared hosting plan where I have hosted my WordPress blog Now each time I want to access the page I have to type index.php after the domain name. If I try to access it without using ...
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How do I grant 777 (rw) permission in shared windows hosting

I have a windows shared hosting on which I have deployed my wordpress blog. Now to icrese my page speed I am trying to cached few resources using W3C Total Cache While trying to activate the plugin I ...
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Custom Page for Suspended Website - Plesk

I have suspended a website on Plesk and i want to show users a custom page. Do you guys know how to do it?
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Mail group managers similar to Plesk

I'm relocating my client's pages to a new server. Their old system was running Plesk and had some email groups and a few mail forwards defined. The new server has no Plesk and I'd really rather not ...
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Site preview is showing for all links on my Plesk site

I have a website that is hosted with Plesk Control Panel. All my links show some site preview prepended to it. I don't know what I should do?
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why does Plesk set up only one nameserver by default?

When using Plesk 9.5 the default DNS template only includes one nameserver. An NS record of ns. and an a record ns. pointing to the default ip. Two nameserves are mandatory, so why would plesk have ...
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One subdomain is not working [closed]

My main domain works just fine - www.example.com and a subdomain set up by another developer works as well - sub1.example.com. But when I try to set another subdomain up I go through the process ...
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How to move a domain name from another server to Plesk?

I'm having a domain which is hosted in dedicated server, and i brought another server with Plesk support, I created the same domain name on the Plesk and now I need transfer my domain name from older ...