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 is .htaccess and Apache in general so difficult to understand [closed]

Man, I can't find enough information about the architecture of apache. All the htaccess tutorials in the internet seems like were done by people who also does not understand and copied/pasted some ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to verify what modules are active on my server?

While trying to solve a problem on my website, a recommendation about my .htaccess file I got was First of all, please check on the server for all the different modules if they are enabled, ...
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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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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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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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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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Which operating system for my first VPS? [closed]

I'm starting to host my first web application on a VPS, but I don't yet have any experience managing a server. I want to minimize the costs of hosting but also reduce the hassles which a 1 man startup ...
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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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Hosting a website for 10-20 users

I am thinking about a way to stay in touch with friends from college and many people don't have Facebook/Twitter/etc so I wanted to make a very minimal website in which users can login (username / ...
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What things required to host a website at home [closed]

I have a Linux server runing Ubuntu. On it I've installed PHP, Mysql, and Apache. I need to host a site on my server having static IP, but I don't have any experience in web hosting. Can you please ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 won't respond to customer - Wordpress site / Hostgator - high volume

I've got a customer using WordPress. They have been using it for years. It's a school where the kids get on each day and hit the site A LOT. Suddenly, in the last 3 days they get NOTHING back from ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...