A computer program running as a service, a physical computer dedicated to running one or more such services or a software/hardware system such as a database server, file server, mail server, or print server.

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Why do servers need to know their domain?

Besides routing traffic, why do servers need to be configured with the server name? It seems like a waste in all cases except for routing or hosting for a TLD. Nginx example: server { listen 80; ...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of C CGI over PHP? [closed]

I've developed a lot of websites with PHP but sometime after learning C programming I found out that it's possible to do the same thing using C CGI. But I still don't know if it will be worth ...
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How do you test non-live sites before switching DNS?

I have a few websites that I need to move to a new server - how would I test that they work before switching DNS? What URL would I navigate to?
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Master and slave Bind DNS Ubuntu server [migrated]

I have two Ubuntu 12.04LTS servers on different locations: ns1.vidrih.info points to master DNS server with IP 93.103.164.154 and ns2.vidrih.info points to slave DNS server with IP 46.150.36.23 ...
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Multiple Website's - VPS Windows8 (IIS) - Domainname on namecheap.com

I have 3 domains on namecheap.com but i can only get one to work with my VPS. I think from what i have read so far the solution to my problem is i have to change my host files. I Know where its ...
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Site down for some users and I can't find the issue

Hoping to get some advice, I'm getting feedback from users in seveal regions around the world (Asia, Africa) that a site I run is down for them. When I check myself it's fine, checking the server all ...
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Does the server type matter when purchasing an SSL certificate from Network Solutions for NodeJS?

I am running an instance of ExpressJS using NodeJS and wish to have it start using HTTPS. My company purchases SSL certificates through Network Solutions. When trying to give them my CSR, Network ...
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Can't Make Changes via FTP on my Ubuntu Server

I'm very new to server management, I literally just set this up for the first time a couple weeks ago, no idea what I'm doing. In order to allow WordPress to run updates, apparently everything needs ...
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Server error log question

I keep getting this error log message below. How can I fix? [:warn] [pid 29746] (104)Connection reset by peer: [client 157.55.35.77:34179] mod_fcgid: ap_pass_brigade failed in handle_request_ipc ...
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Question about my public_HTML folder permissions

I have a shared hosting account that uses cPanel and I think su_php. By default, the permissions for my public_HTML directory are set to 750, which allows my site and all folders/files inside ...
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Can I rent a multipurpose server for gaming and web hosting?

I am thinking about renting a server. The problem is, there aren't just "servers", like one would build at home, there are game servers, web servers, etc. Now the first question would be: can I rent ...
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How to change Apache server to IIS server and MS SQL server database?

I have a domain with Apache server. I have the FTP logins. I want to change it to IIS server and MS SQL server database. How to convert it and who will do this?
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www & no-www issue after server migration

I've just changed my web hosting and edited my nameservers, etc. and uploaded the website onto the new hosting servers. This all went fine and without any problems. However, when testing the live site ...
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Redirecting single URL with Nginx - not working

I have been trying to redirect several single URLs to their new locations using Nginx. The URLs are from Blogger and are in the format: http://domain.com/yyyy/mm/slug. For example, I have this: ...
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WAMP icon suddenly orange

I've been running WAMP for like 6 months+ with Skype (also did the Skype port change just for the sake of it) - with no problems. Today I open up WAMP -> get a green icon ->I then add an "alias" to ...
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Configuration suggestions for a server hosting a general purpose website [duplicate]

I hope I am asking this question on correct stackexchange website. Actually I have a general purpose ASP.NET website like stackexchange.com QnA sites. It is a new website, and I don't know what amount ...
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How to set restrictions on my website?

Currently my website is under maintenance. I want to be the only person who's able to access/view the website online until I finish maintenance. How to set restrictions to others ? I hate stalkers.
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GoDaddy/NameCheap servers or my own servers?

I am in Pakistan. Here we have the latest technology but we have frequent electricity loadshedding. If I want to start an online education system catering the students of Pakistan only, should I ...
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Server runs out of space when using cfimage in ColdFusion

I use a hosted ColdFusion server, therefore I have no access to CF Admin, however the server hosts are quite good. I'm using cffile to upload images and cfimage to re-size them (if the uploaded file ...
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Can DNS point to specific port?

I got virtual machine on some server and my URL is something like this. 111.11.11.111:8002 Can I get DNS who will point to specific port ? One more thing. If I cant do that, can my virtual ...
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Moodle Inconsistencies, Flowplayer, or Server?

We are trying to decide if an issue we're having with Moodle and our videos is a flowplayer issue, a video issue, or a network issue. Any input is welcome. We've had videos in our Moodle (version ...
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Changing to PHP 5-5.5

I've been using PHP-5.4.3 for about a month now, and today, I decided to make a switch to PHP-5.5.5, I downloaded the source code, and placed it in C:/php (also renaming the folder php-5.5.5 to php) ...
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Change of URL by changing folder's name in server [duplicate]

If I change the folder's name in which I have my web pages, from examplefolder/ to: administrator/ so the file "viewtopic.php" that originally had URL: www.example.com/examplefolder/viewtopic.php it ...
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Need to get Alexa ranking meaning

Actually I don not know where I have to ask this question. Asking here "If a website have a ranking 1000 in alexa how much people click or hit the server?" I need to establish a server. We are ...
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How should I add further servers to support potential increases in traffic to my website? [closed]

New here but I post on StackOverflow pretty often. The scenario: I am a paying customer of linode. On that account I have one 2GB server which hosts a web application. This single server currently ...
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Bypassing hosting provider country block

My Apache server is located in a farm that is blocking an entire country for the sakes of 'security' and avoiding an hacking attack. I'm trying to bypass this block, and would like help in doing so. ...
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Increasing server speed(More info in question) [closed]

So I have recently been employed as a webmaster at a local High School, and I have walked into a nightmare. Their are 3 servers which hold about 300 WordPress/wiki sites for all the teachers. As well ...
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How to dynamically change the host URL? [duplicate]

I have two websites, say a.com and b.com. a.com is on a paid hosting service, and b.com is on 000Webhost. 000Webhost crashes sometimes, and my site b.com becomes unreachable. So is there any way ...
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Uploaded files to home web server only showing when accessed from server

I've not set up a home web server before so chances are I've made many mistakes. I've used XAMPP on the pc, set up the name servers, used freedns and so far so good. The site is visible, online and ...
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which hosting provider is better for eCommerce hosting? [duplicate]

I would like to know which hosting provider is better for ecommerce hosting? I have customers all around the world and would like to know better options to have a faster site.
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Website hosting [duplicate]

First off I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask this question, if it is please direct me to the correct place. Ok with that out of the way I have a question about where to host my website. I ...
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Is there a way to forward emails associated with a domain without a mail server?

A client owns example1.com but wants to also purchase example2.com and have it point to their original site at example1.com. No problem there. But they also want any emails going to example2.com to be ...
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Resources to learn IIS on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to learn how to manage IIS on Windows Server 2012 but I'm not sure where to look at. Can someone point out some books, videos, tutorials or other resources about that?
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How to get email from depreciated mail server (without FTP)

OK... a client of mine has switch DNS and webmail hosts - They have their email set up on the new host and is ready to go. However, there are still a whole bunch of emails on their old server - they ...
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When is it worthwhile to host your own website instead of using shared hosting? [closed]

I'm not new to web development, but I have always used shared hosting to suit my needs. However, I see some people choose to serve their websites from their own servers. In considering moving to ...
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How to forward real .com domain to XAMPP subfolder using httpd-vhosts.conf?

I am trying to emulate some Google Apps app installation functionality and in order to effectively debug it, I need it running on my local Windows 7 machine (using XAMPP). I am behind a router and ...
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Does operating a web crawler/scraper use up my website bandwidth?

I would like to operate a website crawler/scraper from my web server (doing so ethically of course). What I am wondering is whether this uses my website bandwidth up? If so how badly and is it ...
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Problems defining CNAME for tumblr custom domain through directadmin

I'm having problems trying to define a CNAME from blog.mydomain.com to domains.tumblr. I'm using directadmin DNS Administration. I've added a sub-domain named blog.mydomain.com and then in DNS ...
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How Google will treat my website if I make my home desktop PC as server to host my website?

My self is quite disappointed with hosting services we have in India, and looking forward to make my home desktop PC as server to make host my website (database and pages). So just wondering how ...
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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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Wampserver2.2 suddenly stopped working

I have been using wampserver2.2 for several months, and today it just stopped working. Yesterday It was working, and today not. I didn't install any programs and didn't touch any files of ...
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Emails have disappeared from 1 account on mail server (WHM/LAMP VPS)

I just received a call from a client saying that all their emails have dissappeared from their inbox. I logged on to their webmail account via CPanel and RoundCube and this appears to be true - there ...
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Setting up a LAMP VM server for Development and Testing?

Info: I would like to set up a VM server on my local computer which will serve pages in the exact same way as my current hosting (but only to me on my local computer). I currently pay a big web ...
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How to view Web Server Activity via a command line or terminal

Is there a way to monitor the activity of a web server via the command line. I have seen in many movies webmasters watching a command line screen in which data is continuously moving up, seems to me ...
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Setting up a Generic Cloud based SMTP for all users

Our enterprise application requires our users to specify their smtp server details to send out email notifications from the app. The problem is that on average 80% of our user base wouldn't have a ...
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How to make client side and server side communicate? [closed]

I have apache installed, and I would like (using php/and or javascript, html) to do the following but I do not know how. To send my client to the server a value x The server to increase x by one and ...
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FTP: Cannot change permission or write to 1 directory via FTP client, but all others are OK

I have a site with loads of directories. They all work fine but one. I can read from this directory but I cannot delete files from within it or upload files to it. I cannot change its permissions ...
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Transferring emails from one web server to another [duplicate]

I have set up a new web server to transfer a website from an old web server. I wish to also transfer the saved emails on the old web server to the new webserver (as well as restoring the email ...
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Website images stop loading

I have a website at www.bdgregg.com. The website was once hosted on a different server. I have moved the site to a new server. Everything remains the same as far as site content, images etc. However ...