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26 views

HostGator hosting account and DNS servers

I have a hosting package on HostGator on domain example.com I also got a VPS server from Digital Ocean and have setup the DNS Details on the server there (A Record pointing on DO server IP with @ as ...
0
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1answer
34 views

multiple shared hosting accounts hosting different subdomains of same addon domain?

I have two shared hosting accounts, each with limited storage space: HostingAccountA with 'PrimaryDomainA', and HostingAccountB with 'PrimaryDomainB'. A negligible amount of storage is being used ...
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1answer
21 views

Server Processes: Websites with and without database [closed]

I am on shared server and I have some limitations at "simultaneous processes". I have two websites: one which uses database and other without database (it's only HTML). Both are hosted on the same ...
2
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1answer
177 views

Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
1
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1answer
56 views

Mailserver at my hosting company is unable to resolve certain domains

I am hosting my site on HostGator. The problem is that I can not receive e-mails from some domains. Here is the SMTP transaction response received: H=(sv2.elanceonline.com) [162.242.179.29]:38251 ...
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88 views

Are there security considerations with choosing shared vs VPS vs dedicated hosting

Are there security disadvantages to using a shared hosting environment instead of a VPS or dedicated server? Could using a shared server or a VPS be considered negligence in the event of a security ...
1
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2answers
146 views

How to know the request handling capacity of my website?

I want to find out how much traffic my website can handle. Like for example, 1000 simultaneous requests per second, or 1 lakh visitors online. My website is newly started, and it is on shared ...
1
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2answers
93 views

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 ...
4
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4answers
132 views

How to transition from a shared server to VPS or dedicated managed server

I have a website that's currently on a shared server plan. It's been working fine. In about a week, I'm expecting a spike in traffic during a specific 4-day event. I could have as many as 1000 ...
1
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1answer
60 views

Shared web hosting issue where Google is incorrectly indexing https content from another website

I am using shared hosting from a reasonably well known Australian web hosting company and have come across an unusual issue where Google is indexing pages on my website from another website on the ...
1
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0answers
67 views

Openfire and Imagick alternative for a shared hosting [closed]

I've just finished a social network, and went for a shared hosting... (because that's what I can afford for now). I used Openfire(for XMPP private messages) and Imagick (for image resizing), but I ...
0
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0answers
21 views

The absolutely cheapest way to host my tiny website? [duplicate]

What I need: a domain name, 10MB of disk space, 1GB bandwidth, php+mysql is there anyway I can get this all for under $1 a month?
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2answers
762 views

Are self-signed SSL certificates allowed by shared hosting providers?

I have contacted my hosting provider (GoDaddy.com) about how to implement self-signed SSL certificate in my server. Their support team replied to me that they don't provide this for shared hosting. ...
1
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0answers
19 views

Windows hosting - Shared | VPS | Cloud [duplicate]

I'll begin with stating what I require for a new website project: ASP.NET (probably 4+) SQL Server (not fussy, probably 2008+) IIS 7 SSL Not a huge list which is nice. However, the behaviour of ...
1
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2answers
75 views

On shared hosting, all subdomains are hosted on the same server?

On shared web hosting, are all subdomains like foo.example.com and bar.example.com always hosted on the same server (same IP address)?
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0answers
24 views

Hosting solution for digital content only [duplicate]

I have a client that is wanting to provide free downloads for their digital content but at this time they're wanting a free solution for the startup. I have seen Amazon s3 services but its paid. I ...
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1answer
3k views

PHP not enabled by default on GoDaddy shared linux web hosting [closed]

I recently made the mistake of starting a web hosting account with GoDaddy. Let me start by saying that any comments or answers that I should walk away from the money I spent with GoDaddy and go with ...
2
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2answers
865 views

Multiple IPs for customer in Plesk 11

First of all, please forgive me if my question sounds dumb, as I'm not very skilled in sys admin... For a shared web hosting plan, my host (which is a reseller) used to provide 3 different IPs for a ...
6
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2answers
284 views

How steep is the learning curve when moving from shared (cPanel) webhosting to a VPS (e.g. Linode)?

In all shared hosting environments, one can be agnostic to the running OS. What happens in the case of Linode? I know it allows pretty flexible Linux installations, but for starters, besides choosing ...
2
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1answer
385 views

Is there any reason to still use a standard shared web host? [closed]

There are a few PAAS providers that now provide a free tier of service and cheap prices afterwards. Some, such as AppFog and OpenShift, also offer easy installations of common web apps such as ...
0
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1answer
290 views

Difference between shared hosting and PAAS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? They seem very similar. Are there important differences I should be aware of?
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4answers
130 views

How to consider geographical location when selecting hosting provider?

I am going to buy a hosting service (re seller) where mostly people from Ethiopia will be using it. I am going to host my applications in this server and also partition and sell for other developers ...
1
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2answers
380 views

wordpress sites are slow on shared hosting but plain html/css sites are fast

I've got a shared hosting account, unlimited sites, unlimited GB, unlimited bandwidth etc etc. Of course because it's shared and a cheap one at that - there's too many sites on each server and it ...
2
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3answers
909 views

Installing python packages on shared hosting?

I will be hosting a Django application on hostgator.com and was wondering how can I install django apps and python packages without using pip, since I won't have access to the root account.
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2answers
978 views

Transfering site from shared to vps account

I got a hosting account at HOSTGATOR. it was a shared account and i had three websites present over there. now, i have upgraded my account to VPS at HOSTGATOR and i want to transfer only ONE website ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Domain name at different host to website

I have someone I'm making a website for with a domain name and current website hosted at fasthosts. I've built them a website hosted at a different host, unlimited web hosting. The website I've made ...
2
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2answers
284 views

webhosting with IP access

I'm using a shared webhosting service but I can't access my website using http://ip.ad.dre.sse of the website, I have activated a dedicated IP service but the problem has not been solved. What do you ...
2
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2answers
173 views

Is there a way to find if the site is using shared hosting

Is there a way to find if the site is using shared hosting hosting or not?
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1answer
101 views

How to compare Shared versus VPS hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? While shopping around for a new hosting service, I have find that I have no idea how to decide between shared hosting ...
3
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4answers
265 views

Do all US providers refuse issuing a separate IPv4 address for a separate website?

My provider told me that they cannot give us a separate IP address for a separate website. I understand that they could give us one where an existing address absolutely cannot be reused, like if we ...
0
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1answer
79 views

Shared Web Hosting provider for video or social networking sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I found some web hosting service providers who provides very cheap shared hosting services with a lot of features ...
1
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1answer
109 views

Looking for recommendations for Windows Web hosting companies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've always used Linux web hosting companies such as Dreamhost and Media Temple. I have been asked to host a website ...
0
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3answers
1k views

1and1: Unable to host an external domain

I'm sorry if this isn't the right place for this question, but I'm presently having difficulties with my hosting provider (1and1). Two weeks ago, two of my clients bought hosting from them on my ...
6
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2answers
369 views

How to check on the 99.99% Up time Guarantee?

I subscribed to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) which promises 99.99% of up time guarantee. But I often encounter down time, slow access time and I'm thinking about how to "get them". Is there anyway/ ...
3
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2answers
838 views

Open-Source cPanel alternative?

Are there any decent (i.e. stable and mature enough to use on paying clients) open-source alternatives to the cPanel web hosting control panel system? I'm fine with paying for it, but it must be ...
0
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1answer
150 views

Is there any good hosting for asp.net and MySQL

I have an account with a hosting company and I have made a project in asp.net and I have used MySQL for the database but... the hosting company has not given my account enough privileges to create a ...
1
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2answers
134 views

Could you suggest me the cheapest and most “basic” hosting/server solution for my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My website (a soccer portal, containing Joomla and SMF) in the last months has grown so much that the shared-hosting ...
2
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3answers
130 views

Moving large amounts of data between shared hosts

I recently acquired a client who is a photographer and was interested in moving web hosts since his current host had threatened to throw him off due to CPU spiking. The migration went fairly easily, ...
0
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3answers
188 views

Shared hosting with dedicated IP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Can you please mention here if you know any shared hosting providers who give option to get a dedicated IP? So far I ...
3
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2answers
2k views

GoDaddy shared hosting with domain registed at a different registrar

I've got a shared hosting account on GoDaddy, however my domain name is registered at a seperate company. Assuming I already know how to point my domain name to whatever I want, how do I set up ...
2
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1answer
247 views

How should we handle a website migration to a CMS?

I am asked to migrate an existing website to a CMS (Joomla / Drupal). The current website is on a shared hosting and there are already lots of files inside the public_html folder. I am thinking of ...
1
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3answers
249 views

Looking for new hosting after Dreamhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for new personal hosting after using Dreamhost for a while. I'm looking for hosting which has the ...
12
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3answers
406 views

Shared vs. Dedicated Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? What is the difference between shared hosting and dedicated hosting for my website?