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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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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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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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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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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How Can I Secure A VPS Installation?

What are the basic steps to securing a VPS installation that I plan to install Webmin on to host my blogs and personal projects?
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When did you decide to use a CDN? How did you measure the “success” of using a CDN?

When did you decide to use a Content Delivery Network? How did you measure the "success" of using a CDN to help justify the additional cost? Added a bounty. Hoping to get interesting stories from ...
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How can I update my site without forcing users to wait?

Downtime is inconvenient for users and currently they have to wait any time a site's engine is being upgraded. Additionally, when using off-the-shelf scripts there's a risk that a setting change won't ...
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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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Page loading problem. Page is very slow

Regarding the domain http://www.pravninasvet.com, there is a problem where it sometimes loads fast, sometimes very slow. The domain is registered by godaddy, the server is in Germany. But when the ...
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Does it matter where a server's physical location is?

I am located in the UK, and most of my clients are also in the UK. However. I find some of the products available in the US to be easier to use. I won’t name specific companies, but the price and ...
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How to dynamically change the host URL? [duplicate]

I have two websites, say a.com and b.com. a.com is on a paid hosting service, and b.com is on 000Webhost. 000Webhost crashes sometimes, and my site b.com becomes unreachable. So is there any way ...
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Need to get Alexa ranking meaning

Actually I don not know where I have to ask this question. Asking here "If a website have a ranking 1000 in alexa how much people click or hit the server?" I need to establish a server. We are ...
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How to change email server settings in Plesk

Well, this question may be very silly and I'm not sure that this is the right place to ask it, so sorry if that's the case. Well, my doubt is as follows: I work with web development and to offer the ...
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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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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 ...