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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Separate server for images?

Should I be using a separate server for hosting images that are created on a website? For example, my application creates images and currently stores them on the same server. I have around 200k+ ...
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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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Can a later DocumentRoot directive override an earlier DocumentRoot directive?

Because I use cPanel, the WHM developers are trying to restrict my subdomain creation to any folder within my user account of /home/username. In order to improve processing speed, I created a ram ...
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Server not found when using 3G/4G

I have been battling with an error that presents itself to some of my customers for the best part of 3 months. My hosting provider NameCheap can not fix the error so I am poised to move the site ...
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What Ranks Better? Faster Server located in foreign country or Slower Server from same country?

95% of my website traffic is from India and 5% from USA. What happens if I host my server with higher resources in USA or with lower resources in India. Will it have any effect on the ranking of my ...
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How to set up a publicly accesible web site that can work behind public firewalls?

friends. I'm homeless, and am spending my time creating an MMORPG video game based on Star Trek Online (The IP left the country, leaving it wide open for use in the States). With this, I'd like to ...
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Is it safe to give write permission to _www user account?

I want to use PHP to modify some of my files, but can someone else use this account to modify my files without my acknowledgment?
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Godaddy Server location?

I recently changed my Godaddy shared hosting's location from US to a Europe based data center. After the migration I looked up the new server's IP and it's based in the US too. ("Arizona - Scottsdale ...
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Is it a bad idea to start a forum on 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 month)...
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Which VPS is best ? SSD VPS or HDD VPS? [duplicate]

Some years back when I began working in the SSD VPS business I didn’t recognize what an “area name” is, yet what a SSD is. It was two years prior when I first found out about SSD and I’m almost ...
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How to download a dump of the mysql database from the server's /root/

I have tried to install Let's Encrypt free SSL and somehow I messed up my whole server. I have 2 websites on it, a Wordpress blog and some really small website that I use for practicing php. Anyway, ...
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How to prevent anyone from knowing that some domains are in the same server?

I am using some dedicated server with lots of different IPs. Some domains are put on different IPs. However, anyone can see that domaina.com is pointed to ns1.myserver.com. How to prevent that?
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One domain on 2 locations

I have a site called abc.com. Can I host it on 2 locations? Can I put it on a server in USA (IP1) and a server in Japan (IP2) and create A record to point the record to the 2 IP addresses?
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How to change document root of main domain in cPanel shared host?

I am in a shared host that I have basic cli access. Inside public_html/ I host several addon domains, each in its own dir. Is it possible to make my main domain's document root inside another folder ...
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

Grr. This is annoying. I can send/receive email locally (eg. joe@example.com <-> sue@example.com) I can't send/receive email to/from other domains (eg. joe@hotmail.com <-> sue@example.com) ...
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Bulletproof hosting and protection in case of server crash/attack [duplicate]

I want to move my blog (wordpress) to really good hosting. I'm afraid of server crash, because it has happened for me in the past, and I've lost a lot in SEO because of that. So could you please tell ...
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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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Purpose of 408 Status Code

I am seeing almost 3000 entries in access_log of my VPS for 408 status code. Here is an example. 86.220.66.228 - - [03/Apr/2016:08:39:12 -0400] "GET /?p=444 HTTP/1.1" 200 5748 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (...
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Where to upload my files to on openshift?

I have a node app that I want to upload on openshift. I have already managed to create a public/private key and am able to sftp to my server. However, when I enter what I see is the following: I ...
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Mulitcore or Clock Speed

For programs like Apache, do they work better with more threads, or due to their asynchronous handling of requests make it so they handle better with a higher clock speed?
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How to move a domain name from another server to Plesk?

I'm having a domain which is hosted in dedicated server, and i brought another server with Plesk support, I created the same domain name on the Plesk and now I need transfer my domain name from older ...
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Google Search Console verification problem after blocking countries

I have recently blocked all countries except USA and Australia to access my web server as I was getting frequent attacks from many countries. My business is totally based in Australia and I don't ...
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When will Google report correct results with its fetch tool?

I visited Google Webmaster Tools(Google Search Console) today after resubmitting sitemaps for my website, and while Google is happy to index more HTML pages of my site, it however has not indexed a ...
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Setting up another server at another address

Im not really that knowledgeable in servers and set-ups, but have my own dedicated server that runs my business website. Currently both name servers of my domain are the same server, which I intent ...
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What criteria should I consider when choosing a domain register? [duplicate]

I want to create a blog with my own domain and there are many companies which offer the same domain for different prices. Do they offer different services at different price points or does their ...
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any way I can fix this cphulk situation?

I should probably sue the cpanel guys right about now. The point is, I'm receiving all these strange messages in my logs about cphulk (brute force detection system) not being able to do its job of ...
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Can I manipulate the DNS protocol to host websites across multiple servers and direct users to the geographically closest?

Let's pretend that I'm hosting a very big and popular website. Let's also pretend that I have many web servers spread out all around the world. Each web server containing identical files. If I make ...
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change cpanel log file location

Is there a way in some configuration file to specify a new folder to put all the cpanel log files in, or is there a way to specify new log file names for each log? I ask this because I want to store ...
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Gmail SMTP server: different password from the one used by the owner?

Im going to use a Gmail email address as an SMTP server. So I need the email password. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-google-s-smtp-server The problem: my customer doesn'...
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Host Server relocation procedure

I have this technical issue below... We have this domino server in our DMZ that hosts multiple websites. This server has a public ip x.x.x.x. Now we are asked to move this server away from our ...
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URL hijacked for spam [closed]

I'm the Webmaster and administrator for a site, 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 our url. Has my legitimate ...
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Multiple 301 redirects, do search engines / user-agents see them all?

I've put in place a lot of different 301 redirects to deal with numerous URL changes. And for certain URLs there are 3-4 different 301 redirects landing the visitors to the new URL. I heard that 301 ...
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How to change the hosting company and keep the email messages?

We aren't pleased with our current shared hosting account and we will change our hosting company to AWS (if this matter). The main problem which I see now is that we have two email accounts (let's say ...
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Will there be conflict if there is two account with the same domain?

What will happen if more than one account on the same server is using the same domain? For instance in shared hosting, I have two user using the same domain name (Add-ons). Since this two accounts are ...
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How to run perl scripts on server? (apache2)

when i visit http://example.asd/asd.pl it just asks me if I want to download the script. I have perl module installed in my httpd.conf and I have LoadModule perl_module modules/mod_perl.so How ...
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Google Analytics only showing a fraction of unique hits

My web server is showing 5 times more unique hits than the google analytics dashboard, i'm afraid when I add the ads in my website it won't show the real amount of views/clicks etc, is there any way ...
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Website is under maintenance - how to restrict access?

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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Is SiteLock really beneficial in protecting medium sized websites (1k pages)? [closed]

My sites are hosted at a shared server at HostGator who have recently started sneakily pushing their customers to subscribe to SiteLock. I have a few client sites, and a sizable Wordpress site (1k+ ...
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My server does not look up with static ips

lately the users with static ips can not look websites on my server and they giving not connection error! but some of servers that are connect by cloudflare giving error 403 my webserver is litespeed ...
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What configuration should I do on the targetting domain from a CNAME domain?

domain A is on server A, while domain B is on a different server B. The domain A, has a CNAME that points to the domain B. However, when I visit domain A, I get a message from cPanel stating "...
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How does home web server work? [closed]

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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Startup Script for LAMP in Google Instance Templates

I am new to Google Cloud and i want to set up an Instance Template and then create an Instance Group using the template. After creating the group, i want to enable "Network Load Balancing". During ...
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How can I find my website's IP address? [closed]

How can I check my website's IP address? I heard about some free tools that are available on the internet but don't know anything concrete.
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Apache Per User Directory Not Found

For some reason the user directory I have for my server has stopped working whenever I go to http://server/~user/public_html/ I get a 404 error. The files are there on the ftp, but they're not showing ...
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Server does not lookup www or other subdomains

I have some problems, and I think that it's related to DNS Records. I can't open my website by www. or access any sub-domain. These are my DNS settings: example.de. 14400 IN A **.***.**...
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Why does deleting host account solve the #0088 error?

To change the host, I switch my nameserver to default in my registrar. However, the new host keeps saying that my domain is hosted on other host and refuses to continue. I have also looked for my ...
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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 question....
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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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IIS7 301 Redirects - The correct way

We have built a Wordpress site and the clients server is running Windows. I personally have never worked with a Windows server. I am trying to get the 301 redirects to work. So far I have had no luck....
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Is my shared host skimping on memory? Should I switch hosts or try and decrease memory usage in my MVC app?

I am running a .NET MVC 4 site on a shared host and am getting frequent out of memory errors. They are most common after updating the web.config file and / or logging in. I suspect the host is ...