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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Alternatives to PHP built-in server [on hold]

I am a PHP developer, From last 3 months i am using PHP's built-in server for testing my tools and apps. But its single threaded and it hangs now and then. So is there any alternatives with ...
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Help With On-Server Data Processing and Visualization [closed]

I'm a biologist who works for a water-tech company. We're developing a buoy that performs some water analysis, and sends that data through GSM to a server, using FTP, sending the data as .txt. So, ...
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CException - Application runtime path “” is not valid. Please make sure it is a directory writable by the Web server process [migrated]

I'm a newbie hosting humhub on ISS I have managed to host it but when I go on localhost:80 it comes up with an CException: Application runtime path "C:\inetpub\wwwroot\protected\runtime" is not ...
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How can someone use my server to send email to an address on the server?

This is weird. Today, I received an email from a server I manage. In other words, the email ends in the same domain name that is run on the server. After checking the email headers, the composer ...
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Private Nameservers and DNS for 2 dedicated servers

We just recently rent our second dedicated server with WHM from our hosting provider. But we have issues with the DNS and would like some input to find the solution. The first server have its ...
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Different HTTP_HOST received at the server side

In my browser(Maxthon) When I give refresh to an URL name: http://m.example.com/page.. I find that on the server side the HTTP_HOST instead gets: http://www.example.com/page.. This is very ...
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Understanding CNAME and NS in DNS

I'm trying to learn the different types in DNS (A, CNAME, NS etc). I do understand what they is used for, but the way I see it, CNAME could be used whenever NS is used, or am I wrong? For instance: ...
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Juridication of Website? [duplicate]

In which Jurisdiction or Laws does a website have to follow?Considering.. I am living in India,the Web Hosting company is located at U.S and the server location of the website provided by Web Hosting ...
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How do you allow access to your website for people in China?

My website recently got blocked by the Chinese government. I considered moving the server out of China to somewhere like Singapore where it would not lengthen the latency too much, but still do the ...
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How To Upload Files To Server Without Domain Pointing To Nameserver

I am planning on migrating my website from one server to another. Since this website is for my business, I don't want there to be a time frame where customers will land on an empty page. I tried ...
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Install VisualEditor extension on MediaWiki

I have migrated my website from a shared hosting to VPS in order to enable the VisualEditor extension on my MediaWiki website but I am not able to make it work. Firstly, I have installed the Parsoid ...
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How do I get Windows Server 2012 to prompt me for credentials when I go to a restricted subfolder of my site?

The "Users" group has read access to my entire website so the public can browse my site. Now, I have created an "admin" subfolder which I do not want the public to have access to. So in the ...
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Redirect visitors when site is too busy

We're expecting a large spike in traffic to our website this week. If the site becomes overloaded (i.e. visitors are getting a 503 error), I want to redirect visitors to another web address. How would ...
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How to Safely Share Access with Freelance web developers

I have a running website developed in Magento CMS and hosted in AWS EC2. I just recently hired a freelance web developer located overseas to revamp my website (design, features,etc). I have no ...
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One domain name - two servers? Is It Possible? [duplicate]

I want to use one domain name on 2 servers at a time.If one server is not working then my visitors can see my website without any problem from other server.Can i use one domain name on two different ...
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how to store html files in /htdocs directory?

I am beginner, and i want to store .html files in the /htdocs(root) directory in apache (xampp server). I have server name as example.com (localhost) and I want display login.html file after the ...
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Setting reverse PTR

I have a cPanel server at Hosting Fever with following IPs: 103.242.119.56 (main server IP) and 103.242.119.71. I have several sites on main IP while one site on dedicated IP 103.242.119.71. Mails ...
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How to zip all PHP files in my webspace using SSH

My hostmonster webspace account got deactivated because they found many malicious code in my files. The affected files include hundreds of PHP/JS/CSS/ files littered around in scores of folders. It ...
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What are the performance implications of loading static files as links vs. sending everything (including static files) inline

I was wondering what would be faster: Loading Static Files vs. Sending everything (including static files) in one HTML file? For example if I had a page that needs: jQuery font awesome CSS I ...
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How to identify and control which CDN location serves my website?

I have configured Akamai CDN for my site. I need to know which CDN location is used when I load my site. Is it possible to specify the CDN location to use? Can we by-pass the Akamai CDN so that site ...
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URL hijacked for spam [closed]

I'm the webmaster site/admin for a legitimate site http://cic.nyu.edu, built on drupal 7. I've updated drupal to the latest version. My issue is that it seems as if someone or somebot is using the url ...
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VPS resource alerts for “dcachesize” and “oomguarpages”

I am running 1 vbulletin forum, 1 wordpress, 2 opencart (e-commerce) and 3 simple html sites on my VPS. Sometimes I get warnings like these: Dec 04, 2014 12:11:29 AM Resource Resource ...
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Prevent my hosting server from adding a JavaScript snippet to my page?

My host adds JavaScript in particular cases. I want to prevent that. Maybe through .htaccess? The added code is the following So, even preventing their PHP from executing would be useful.
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Why do big sites use multiple servers instead of one server with better specifications?

I read that Stack Overflow uses 10 or more servers for serving the Stack Overflow site. Different servers have different functions such as reverse proxy, database server, or HTTP server. I have seen ...
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How can old versions of websites be appearing on the web?

All websites in the freeserve.co.uk and fsnet.co.uk domains (e.g. www.divdev.fsnet.co.uk/scicaf.htm which has an update date on the page) sometimes show their latest version but sometimes show their ...
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How to make files (hosted on free hosting website) ready for 'fast download'?

I have hosted some files on a free website hosting account. I am used to transferring my files via an FTP client and it works well. But sometimes I need to download the files via a web browser. Here ...
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Apache memory being used over 50% [closed]

Can anyone tell me, what is wrong here. My health status is always red and apache memory being used about 20%-50%. Server has 1gb ram und there are ~8domains, but traffic is very low for all of them. ...
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How do I find out where my server is?

I have this image hosted through Dropbox and it loads slowly. I need to determine if the location of the server is too far away from my main audience so I can determine if that is the cause of the ...
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RewriteRule not working properly in my Ubuntu server 14.04 running in Windows Azure

In my server I kept signup.php and in .htaccess I kept this thing - RewriteRule ^/registration/?$ http://www.example.com/signup$1 [R] But this is not redirecting www.example.com/registration/ to ...
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Which Cloud Region Should I select for my blog site? [duplicate]

I currently have my blog set up with shared hosting(godaddy). After recent growth on traffic, I feel like, its time to get serious by hosting it to a better place, I am thinking about cloud obviously. ...
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Apache Redirect to another folder, both within and outside document root

I've recently set up a home web/media server and having a few difficulties with a few of the settings. It's working fine for serving webpages etc but I've now reorganised the structure of the main ...
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How to force browser to download all static files every time?

Is it possible to force browser to not using cache and download all files (html/js/css) every time? I am looking for a server side solution.
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Can I place a caching server in a remote location?

Let's say I have one server acting as HTTP and MySQL server located in the UK, and I want to add a caching server, for example, Redis or Memcached. Can I add a caching server which is located in the ...
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Only Allowing My IP with .htaccess for Maintenance Mode [duplicate]

I am attempting to redirect all users to a maintenance page, while only allowing myself to use the website. I currently have the redirect working, but cannot seem to allow myself to access the site. ...
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Managing a large dynamic website [duplicate]

so I just finished making a website and want to ensure that it could support a given amount of users at a time. I built it on a shared hosting account, but the thing is that my web hoster has a ...
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How to upload a HTML file on server so that it displays like a webpage?

The question is about uploading a file to a web server which could be accessed from a domain address and is not specific to WordPress only. My server runs WordPress, so there's a japanaddicts.org ...
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Site has propagated on all browsers except Chrome?

I've switched a sites nameservers to a new host with a new site. This has worked fine on FireFox and Safari but Chrome still shows the old site. Obviously I have cleared the cache but the problem ...
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Problems with setting up email notifications in Redmine

I´ve installed a fresh Redmine 2.5.1 installation on a Ubuntu 12.04 server. Redmine is served by Apache (passenger). The Server can send emails by use of Postfix (tested with the mail command from ...
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In my IP query, the response is “SOA prisoner.” What does this mean? [closed]

what does "SOA prisoner" mean in the results of my IP query? Prisoner to what ?
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Tracking 502 bad gateway error

I moved my Wordpress site to WP Engine and now I constantly get 502 errors. I spoke with support and they said that its because I have a lot of DB queries. I ran some tests and my frontpage only has ...
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SSL certificate that does not verify identity

(I'm fairly sure I know the answer, but just in case...) We want SSL on an internal-use webserver, but the usual ones don't work for the usual reasons (not static IP, subdomain issues etc.). Server ...
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Could an adult site affect the other sites in same server?

One on my clients want me to host an adult website. Will it affect my other websites on the shared server or should I get a separated server?
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Is there a service to test how strong a server is? [closed]

I want to know how many visitor my server can handle. So I want to "simulate" sending tons of traffic. Sort of like ddos but to my own server. Also we uses our own API accessing real URL like real ...
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How to clean PmWiki from JS:Includer-AWG and protect my site from future infections?

I'm hosting a site for an NGO for several years now. The site seems to be based on a PmWiki backend. I don't know much details because I'm just hosting the site and I'm not the guy who set it up. I ...
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Is there any kind of relation between the activity in a website and the hosting that I have to purchase? [duplicate]

Is there any kind of relation between the activity in a website and the server that I have to purchase? I need to give a budget, for website that could increase the traffic in the future, so I would ...
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Does every webserver have an httpd.conf file?

I have spent my whole day finding the location of the httpd.conf file for my website. I contacted my host and they told me they didn't give us permission to modify the httpd.conf file. Some ...
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configuring loadbalacing with nigix [duplicate]

Hey guys i am trying to loadbalace my website with ngix..I have seen many tutorial and i have found one..According to tutorial i have seen that i need to add upstream myCloud{ server s1.domain.com;; ...
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How do I find my home servers IP address?

I have installed Nginx webserver on my system. I just need to know the IP adress of the server which am running. I have Googled many times but I didn't get a good answer.
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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 ...