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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MAMP not working as 'localhost' but works with “127.0.0.1”

I just installed MAMP on Mac OSX 10.8.2. When it is started, I'm not able to access the server through http://localhost:8888 but when I visit http://127.0.0.1:8888/ and it works fine. Why is it so? ...
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How do you register a private name server?

I have moved my website http://technojourney.com recently from VPS to Dedicated Server. I have been given private name servers. I have added it as child name server and also have added A records. Yet, ...
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Files not refreshing after uploaded and overwritten via ftp

I have been having some trouble with updating my website this morning. After editing some files, in special, a css file, and uploading it to the server, i would notice that the changes wouldn't ...
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Alternatives to DirectAdmin?

I'm currently using Direct Admin and quite happy with it, however feel it is a bit overpriced, and as I'm adding a new server, wanted to see if there are any other tools I should consider?
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Upload ICS (calandar) file to my server

I want to upload my ICS file to my server, well this is the easy part. What I really want is to be able to share this *.ics file with 2-3 people so they can edit. I have currently uploaded the file ...
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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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Installing Ruby on Rails without access to command line

I'm VERY new to this whole web dev thing but I can program and I liked Ruby when I used it before. Now, I've got web hosting and a domain and a site on there that's currently ran under Joomla but ...
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Traffic fall after a server problem

I have a website from which I analyse the traffic with Google analytics. Day after day the traffic (mainly from Google SE) incresed until I get a problem with my server. For one day the server has ...
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connecting… for infinity time

I have website working fine before. But now its not able to connect to the server(I believe that is the problem). But its strange that the message not able to connect to the server is not coming and ...
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Gracefully terminate a request based service on server [closed]

In our web application, for each http-request there is a lot of computation that happens on back end. Output can vary from 10 sec - 1 Hour. In the mean time when it is computed, "Waiting.." is shown ...
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Mirroring of Apps across servers

We wish to host multiple apps across multiple servers. What we are looking for (ideally) is an existing solution which will work. For example, normally to do it we'd follow a route (for failover) ...
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email server services for websites

I have a growing website and I don't want to deal with setting up a mail server to send emails through. Currently I am using Google Apps and sending emails via a Java program that I wrote. However, it ...
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Web Email Configuration

I just created emails for my website from the cpanel. I then gave links to the cpanel webmail to each owner of the newly created mails. When they tried to login it returened invalid username and ...
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How does home web server work?

I'm trying to understand how home web servers work? Don't you need an IP to access it over the internet? Do you need to buy an IP before you can access your web server from anywhere? Or could ...
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Are these hacking attempts or something less sinister?

I just had a look through our web server error logs, and Terminal services is reporting: "Remote session from client name a exceeded the maximum allowed failed logon attempts. The session was ...
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server downtime solution?

I am managing a few sensitive websites, that need to be up and running 24/7 how ever I worked with many VPS and dedicated server providers over the time. The problem is that downtime is inevitable, at ...
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How to reliably determine server stack of a site (eg .Net vs Open Source)

I've been trying to figure out how to determine the use of the .Net stack compared to Open Source OS's. I have read that Netcraft.com is one place to find out. But when I put in one of my own sites ...
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Securing/running a server [closed]

I have recently moved from a shared hosting account at hostgator to the rackspace cloud. I have never utilized a server directly before, so have found it somewhat hard to setup the server for my ...
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Can server errors cause major traffic drop from Google?

My web server was down for about 30 min. The next day (30~ hours from the event) I noticed major drop in traffic from Google. The normal traffic to my site is about 2500 unique/day and after the event ...
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Create you own nameserver without paying to anyone? [closed]

Creating own ns i wan't to create my own name server. Own Dedicated server i have my own server it is lived now how can i create a name server on it
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How can set a local host ip address to forward to local host virtual host domain name [closed]

I want to forward different domain names to single IP Address (local for testing), but how can i recognize in pc that which domain name should be linked to which folder? For example in my windows ...
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OS X Server DNS management

I have an OS X 10.6 Server running, which has PHP, Apache, MySQL, and DNS running on it. I want to take the DNS management out of the Server Admin App. I know that the DNS configuration files (the ...
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How to create own domain sell company? [closed]

What i wan't i wan't to make my own domain sell company. HOW How can i make what things i need.? Possibilities is it possible to make?
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Removing Memcache and Memcached from a Centos server

A while back I started looking into caching, (I think) I mistakenly installed both Memcache and Memcached. If I cd / then I have both: memcache/memcache-3.0.6 memcached/memcached-1.4.10 How ...
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Connecting to my new server

I have bought the hosting and now I have successfully created a database and new user and I have enter phpmyadmin from cPanel to create database. Now everything is done. But where can I find ...
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How do I transfter files to this SunOS server?

According to the admin of the webserver, I should be able to use Filezilla to transfer files to the server but I am getting an error. First: I'm able to connect to the remote server using X-Win32 ...
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Using DynDNS to dynamically update your IP address

In this link stark had suggested that I use IP address instead of a domain name. He had also suggested that, if your ip address changes dynamically then the dynamic update client will update the dns ...
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check server speed / response time

I was reeled in by cheap, unlimited hosting. (Well, kind of cheap apart from having to buy a year upfront.) The moral of the story is it's awful. I'm trying to find a reason for them to let me leave ...
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Confused with how to set Cname records

Here is a screenshot of what cPanel is asking for in Cname records: http://i.imgur.com/CG7QC.png This is what i'm trying to do: point: secure.randomdomain.com => secure.mydomain.com What settings ...
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What database engine should I use? [closed]

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but I want to become a web programmer for my occupation very soon. I actually went to a store known a PC WORLD in the UK where my laptop ...
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Where to store large amounts of images for my site?

If i would want to deploy a site, like ebay, where people will be able to sell something, i would need to store large amounts of images, like many thausends of them and i would need to display about ...
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Link Domains/Subdomains to folders in a PC Server?

My PC has a configuration to work as a server. It has quad core processor with 8GB RAM. So I made it a server. Now i want to know, how can I link the domain names to various folders in my WAMP. At ...
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httpd permissions while working

I'm previewing my site as I work on it using httpd, but I had to move it into the /var/www/html directory. Now I have to log in as root every time I want to modify a file, and it's difficult to use ...
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zlib compression issues

I'm having some issues running zlib compression on my site .. Firstly if I enable zlib compression in .htaccess using: php_value output_handler ob_gzhandler then I receive thousands of lines of the ...
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how to assign web server and domain a public ip adress

i have installed an ISO image of windows server 2008 r2 onto my VMware workstation, as a virtual server. I am trying to host my own web server for testing purposes.I have Internet service with sprint ...
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How to create a cloud server based website? [closed]

i have bought a domain from go daddy. i have bought a cloud hosting windows 2008 server from rack space. how do i link my domain to my host server and how do i utilize Dreamweaver/fireworks to create ...
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Server outputs the sourcecode of PHP page

I have a Shared Hosting package with HostGator. In it, I'm hosting around 4 websites. They are just some simple sites that doesn't likely to attract more visitors. But a few days ago, when I accessed ...
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Can I make my home computer a server? [closed]

So I'm working on a website (Beauty Salon website for my aunt)but I want to know if I can make my home computer a server. Is this a good idea or not? What are the requirements and will my computer ...
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Per user bandwidth costs for Evernote-like service

I'm doing a project for my class at NYU and was trying to estimate bandwidth costs. I want to hypothetically run a service like Evernote. So I'm trying to estimate bandwidth costs for 2.5mm users. ...
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Migrating Ruby on Rails website to new server (Linux)

I have an existing website that is a Ruby on Rails project. I have another server I need to transfer the existing website too. The server I wish to transfer too was originally hosting the website so ...
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Optimal synchronization tool

Mostly I edit the files on my local server and then upload them to the remote server, but for small changes or for things that can only be tested on the remote computer, I'll edit the remote file ...
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jQuery causes high CPU Usage, Memory Usage and Entry Processes on host

When it's just me testing my site (which is live) I have a few jQuery bits and bobs causing the CPU Usage, Memory Usage and Entry Processes to become full on host server. CPU Usage: 100% Memory ...
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How would I tell if a prospective client website is under DDoS attack?

I have a person asking me whether the DDoS Mitigation Service they're using is worth it. This is out of my expertise, but clearly at some point someone sold this service to the client. Assuming I ...
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What does a domain register do? (e.g namecheap) [closed]

I have a basic understanding of how domains work, and would like to fill in some gaps. Lets say you make a server request for google.com how do you get the IP Address? Do you request your ISP, ...
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Measure server performance

I'm using a shared hosting for my website. How to find out if the performance of the server changes? I'm asking because my hosting company told me that some other site on the server is slowing down ...
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command-line zip not working [closed]

I have a Wordpress site on a Debian/Linux dedicated server, with a Backupbuddy plugin for making automatic backups. The plugin, however, gives an error 'Your server does not support command line ...
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Should WHMCS hacking attemps that never succeed be important to me?

I have WHMCS and I use it with no problem for my hosting purposes. Almost every 2 or 3 days, I can see a spam with malicious content submitted as a new ticket that tries to hack. The last one was: ...
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How to diagnose slow loading web pages?

Pages at my domain sometimes load very slow. The domain is registered at 101domain, server is in Europe. Reply from 91.185.209.164: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=60 Reply from 91.185.209.164: bytes=32 ...
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What could cause my website to only be accessible via SSH?

So I just switched to a new VPS and have had some issues. I have setup a basic LAMP stack on Centos 6.2. I'm a programmer, but have a decent amount of knowledge in service administration since I work ...
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Server move - DNS change time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: best practice to migrate server I'm planning on moving a large active forum to a new server soon. However, the main issue I have is the time it will take for the DNS to ...