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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Better to get a host with more CPUs or less but more powerful

I'm evaluating some dedicated servers with the aim of possibly moving to them. One thing that is confusing to me is that there's a big price difference between servers with more CPU's compared to one ...
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Host your own website and DNS server

I pay yearly big money for my websites' hostings, domain registrars, etc. My IP is dynamic and provider allows HTTP port. In my local webserver, I can access to my websites like that: localhost:80 - ...
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Port Forwarding to Server not Working, but Remote Management Does

As I said in my other (deleted) question, I am now running the Abyss Web Server because of its simplicity. However, almost everything works until I found out I can't connect to it when I type in my ...
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Backing up Web Server Locally

As an added backup, I'd love to have an external hard drive sitting here with my Mac that backs up our web server. Is there any way to have a total backup initially done of the entire web server, with ...
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My php.ini configuration is being ignored - how can I override the error reporting level in my PHP scripts?

Just migrated to a new server, and its error reporting level for PHP is higher than the server we migrated from. It's showing warnings and notes about deprecated PHP. While obviously, the long term ...
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Is there additional overhead for status code 500s?

We have these web applications that require specific information in a query string. If that information is not provided, the applications throw an error. It seems to me that we should explicitly ...
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How to host a single website on multiple servers?

I'm planning on releasing an iOS app that downloads video from my server. If hundreds of people on the launch day try to do this, then my website and the services that my server provides will clearly ...
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Setting up a server at home to host a Webservice created using .NET

I am presently working on localhost. I have created few web services(.asmx) using Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5. At the same time I have a mobile application (client) that consumes these ...
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Good Place for File/Backup Dedicated Server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a cheap dedicated server for file hosting / backup only. Basically I just want something with minimal ...
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Monitoring load/resource drain of individual scripts on apache

We have a website and for some reason lately its been grinding our server to a halt. It has had a spike of traffic, but even still that spike is only possibly 1k or 2k. We installed eAccelerator PHP ...
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What is the list of requirements to build a webserver at home? [closed]

Please i am researching to check the programs and hardware devices i need to build my own webserver. Any trusted links, ideas or solutions are highly appreciated!
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Storing Downloadable Content Securely

For a site where users can purchase videos for download. What would be the best way to store the media? Any other helpful considerations are more than welcome. Outside the root directory? Seperate ...
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Is a cloud server enough for a video converting service?

I was wondering if my cloud server can do it , or I must have a dedicated server .. It's a service for for video converting , the specifcations of the server now is medium , but as the member number ...
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Everything needed to run a high-traffic web site

I'm an experienced front-end web developer, while my back-end experience has occurred only within the context of Drupal. Basically, the deeper things go into the back end, the more inexperienced I am. ...
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FFmpeg & Installation on phpmyadmin

I am attempting to have an interface in which people can upload music files and listen to them through the site. The biggest problem obviously is that someone who uploads an audio track in mp3 format ...
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Recommendations for Setup of Test Environment

We host several sites on a Cloud server. It constantly seems to be getting picked up by Google, but our clients need to be able to access there in progress builds to add content. This brings with it ...
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How to Point a Dreamhost Domain Name to a GoDaddy Server

I have a domain name example.com with Dreamhost. I also own a dedicated server with GoDaddy. (1) How do I configure the domain name system, so that the Dreamhost domain name is hosted at the GoDaddy ...
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Is it a bad idea to start a forum in a shared web hosting server?

I'm launching a forum for foreigners in Taiwan. Right now, I don't have much money so I purchased a shared web hosting server at Dreamhost (The Happy Hosting Plan, which is around 9 US dollars a ...
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Why chmod 777 is not secure?

chmod 777 file change the permissions of the file file to read, write, and execute for all. Ok, so the file can be manipulated in any way by any script on the server. But why is this not ...
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Hosting server application for global SME

We are planning to set up a complete ERP and CRM system for a medium-sized global company, that might turn into a essential tool for all locations once deployed. For now these locations include USA, ...
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Verify / setup LAMP via SSH

I am a PHP coder and have next to none experience in system administration. One of my clients has obtained a VPS from HostGator. The logins I was sent, take me to Parallels Infrastructure Manager, ...
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What should you do differently when designing websites for an embedded web server

When designing a website to be accessed from an embedded webserver such as KLone, what do you need to do differently compared to a 'standard' web server. I'm talking about considerations at the front ...
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How to 301 redirct all incoming requests to a domain to another domain?

I have a WordPress blog running on an Apache2 server currently that I need to completely move to a new domain name. http://www.somesite.com/ to http://www.someothersite.com I need all requests to ...
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Mobile redirect strategy

Looking for help on deciding how to redirect users to a mobile optimized version of my site (m.mysite.com). Looking at two methods: Server configuration (.htaccess or even varnish) Webapp (php) ...
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How can I diagnose an Internal Server Error?

I was trying to host a zend-framework project on new host provider. After uploading everything and configuring the database connection I have encountered Internal Server Error message. My service ...
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Server error - Is it from my host provider side or sytax error?

I get this error message: Server error The website encountered an error while retrieving http://mywebsite.com/. It may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly. Here are some ...
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Site overthrown by Turkish hackers

Go ahead, laugh. I forgot to remove the default admin/admin account on my blog. SOmebody got in and has replaced my homepage with some internet graffiti. I've used .htaccess to replace the page with a ...
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How could a web developer go about offering free hosting to clients that buy a website?

Lots of web design companies offer a year free hosting service when purchasing a website. How do they offer this service? Do these companies use their own server to host sites or do they buy a years ...
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Is it possible to install joomla on a windows server?

Is it possible to install joomla on a windows server and what might be the difficulties of going about and doing so. Our client has a windows dedicated box and they want joomla placed on their ...
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Suggestions on a Music Server [closed]

We have been using gnump3d as the music server for some 3 years in our college. But as of now the development of it has stopped and it is not that much reliable anymore, as it crashes whenever the ...
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How can i check how many users can visit my website at the same time?

i have my website on a shared webhosting account. I would like to check how many people can visit my site at the same time without the server slowing down or crashing. I don't have SSH, if that makes ...
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How to begin trouble shooting an sql injection attack?

noob here... I paid someone to find out why my joomla site was slowing down and exceeding bandwidth etc. They told me that I was experiencing an sql injection attack through my RSS feed, they did ...
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Where can I find good web hosting reviews?

I'm trying to choose a new hosting service for a WordPress blog, I've stumbled upon several services and most of them look good, so I was trying to find reviews from current user to see what they have ...
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Is there a minimal, pre-built solution for hosting a large collection of files?

My Google-fu has failed me on this one. Every time I search for something like this all I get is a bunch of vulnerability reports. I feel like this should be pretty straightforward, but I'm not having ...
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Web Hosting Advice for Project [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am working on a project that will be released as open source in the latter part of the year. I am starting to think ...
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Clear GET or POST data from CGI script?

I'm making a toy LAN messaging system that involves Ruby CGI scripts and data files stored on the server, and I want to prevent the same data from being sent to the server multiple times. Is there ...
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Managed Dedicated Servers vs Virtual private servers vs Hosting plans

Can any body tell me what is the difference between Managed Dedicated server and Virtual private server. Similarly what is difference between Virtual Private server and hosting package? And what to ...
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How to configure Drupal email functionality on GoDaddy server

I have Drupal 6 installed on a GoDaddy server. The email functionality used to work fine, but about a month ago they moved my site to their newer generation of server, and I discovered today after ...
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best practice to migrate server

i'm planning to migrate my server from one hosting to another, hence I need to change the dns for my domain name. but the problem is, dns propagating takes a few hours to really complete. Problem is, ...
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Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart?

Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart? I don't want downtime. But I don't want to manually install it either.
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How to find who's accessing my server? My server is Ubuntu

I want to know all the people who access my server, is there a log that shows when and how the people access my server? --EDIT-- Sorry for not providing any more details awhile ago. My server is ...
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Images randomly not showing up

I just uploaded a website for a client which looked good while previewing locally. When I visit it on the server though some images aren't loading properly. It seems to be quite random, and sometimes ...
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Server 10Mbit bandwidth with a potential 100Mbit outburst

I'm planning to deploy 3 private servers on a web farm. I've got a quote for a hosting package from my ISP, yet it says the server will have 10Mbit bandwidth with a potential 100bitB burst. What does ...
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Wampserver VS XAMPP?

I would like to hear your thoughts on which would be better for beginners and easier to use and maintain in the long run. I'm going to build a website in MODx but I haven't started so I thought I ...
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Is it possible to host a site over 3g?

I got to thinking about this for a while, is it possible to host a website over a 3g connection? not from a mobile device but from a full server, if you were to have it in a car, could you host the ...
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How do I change the default email that my host sends from php mail from in Justhost's C-panel

I'm trying to work with sending mail through PHP for the first time and I've done pretty well with the exception of one thing. All mail i send is from an email address that ends in "justhost.com" ...
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How to forward a domain without an absolute link

We have multiple sites within our server: We mostly use a www.example.com/businessid=21 type URI format. Unfortunately, we've changed the DNS for domain www.example.com to another server. One of ...
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How do I measure my site's bandwidth?

A newbie question, but I have a PHP site running on dedicated Centos server with plesk control panel and wonder how much bandwidth is being consumed. Is there a tool or code that measures bandwidth ...
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One domain, multiple IP addresses

I have a domain-name, and I want to host the website on two servers. One server is located in Europe and one in Asia. How can you route European people to the European server and Asian people to the ...
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Hosting a public dedicated game server with user authentication

I am basically looking for a cheap hosting provider to host a Call of Duty game server in India. But this is not a localized question actually as you will see when you go through the complete ...