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Scheduling tasks with GoDaddy shared hosting using Plesk

How do I schedule a task in GoDaddy using Plesk? How do I set the Path to an executable file in the schedule task? I have the path as G:\PleskVhosts\[domain.tld]\[path]\[file_name] but I'm getting ...
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Deploy website with Git pull

I have a website server with git to which I have ssh access. I can pull to any folder above the public_html but the provider does not want to host git repositories so I cannot push to it. The ...
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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 ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

I have an online presentation to do next week and I have it all ready to go. The website is HTML and CSS only (no DB), and currently resides on my shared hosting account. Now, although my shared ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Point an external domain to a shared hosting website

I bought a domain from a seller (GoDaddy), and wish to point it at a shared hosting website (ASmallOrange). Googling tells me it's fairly straightforward: Step 1: On the external domain's DNS, ...
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Will a standard CMS on a shared web hosting account work for this?

I have two questions concerning CMS's that I need answered if possible: I need to create a site with a Database. This site will in due time have lots of traffic and many users if things go as planned....
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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 I=[...
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How do I determine if I should ask for additional CPU cores on my web server?

I have a website that has approximately 300 users and I get about 1000 hits per day. Due to an upcoming event next week, there is a possibility of all of a sudden getting between 20 and 25 thousand ...
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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 ...
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How to setup a fully functional “mirror” of a website? [closed]

PREMISES: I have a wordpress website hosted in a shared-hosting Since it's a shared hosting, I share the same ip with other GoDaddy customers A couple of times, some other customer got malware on ...
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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 hosting,...
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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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My email based support form on my shared host is being blocked by Gmail

On my site (developed with ASP.NET, if that matters) I have a support form, which is nothing more than three fields (i.e., name, email, and message) plus a Send button. The form code generates ...
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Rebranding: how do I redirect my website to a new domain, and blog to a subdomain?

I have a website that I am rebranding and using a new domain name for. Right now it is primarily a blog hosted at the root. I am going to be redirecting from www.old.com to www.new.com, and I also ...
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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 ...
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Hosting several HTTP servers on single domain name

Several people have got a single domain name server.company.com server, where they are now supposed to host their infrastructure or temporal projects, written in different ways even in different ...
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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 ...
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Redirect domain.tld to www.domain.tld in Parallels Plesk Panel

I inherited a website which has been set up in Parallels Plesk Panel as www.domain.tld. Now the problem is that domain.tld shows the default Parallels Plesk page and doesn't redirect to www. I've read ...
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How to solve intermittent fopen, fwrite, and fclose errors on shared hosting

Although I have many years worth of coding experience, I'm a complete n00b at managing sites. So I need help. Basically I have this new site on a shared hosting provider, and sometimes I get these ...
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Do all websites in a shared hosting have the same IP address?

If a shared webhost server like hostgator (for example) host 100 sites, will all the 100 sites have the same IP address?
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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. ...
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Podcast site - Serve audio files with CDN

I am managing a small podcast website hosted on a shared server. Currently there are only eight or nine episodes, each of which are about 50 MB, so bandwidth is not really an issue at the moment. ...
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Website inaccessabile to T-Mobile users

I have a website I'm working on that is being hosted on host-ed.net, (a free web hosting provider). I've been sending people to my site to see how it looks, and I'm having a lot of mobile users with T-...
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How do I set a subdomain like mail.v2techlabs.com where I can directly access my email

I am using iPage shared hosting. I want to access my emails at URLs like mail.xyz.com where I can directly login to my email. Right now it is going to the iPage website and logs in from there. Can ...
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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 ...
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Use email via Google Apps to avoid shared hosting issues with blacklisted IP

I currently use a hosting package that is used both for the website and emails. Since it is a shared hosting the IP is sometimes blacklisted so our emails are considered SPAM and are bounced back. I ...
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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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Installing a PHP framework to a host without public_html or www folders (ftp is DocumentRoot)

I've developed a PHP framework that operates with the directory structure of / /classes/ /templates/ /.../ /www/ (public_html) But I've come across a host that only allows ftp to the ...
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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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Is a domain name transfer required or can I just link to old domain name without transferring?

I have two domain names (www.abc.com and www.xyz.com) which are hosted using say a company called Old-Host. Now, the hosting plan has expired and they have taken down all data residing in their ...
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Why are some Shared Web Hosting configuration changes delayed?

I have used several shared web hosting packages over the years, however, more recently I have encountered issues that have me questioning the purpose of delays in configuration changes. The web host ...
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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 ...
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Random fail to load wordpress multisite on Chrome & Firefox browser

I have a wp 3.5 multisite and sometimes the page fail to load.. I got this msg on chrome Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to domain.x Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out. ...
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Are these technical reasons correct for not providing 1GB mailbox for each e-mail ID on shared hosting environment?

Following is the response from the server space provider, I have got upon requesting 1GB mail box size for each e-mail id for the website hosted in shared environment. Please note that in the ...
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cPanel Distorted w/ 401 Error on CSS/Images

This is very strange behavior. My cPanel is looking very distorted when I log in from mydomain.com/cpanel but is fine if logged in through <server ip>/cpanel. When I use Chrome to check for errors ...
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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 ...
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How does duplicate file and directory names affects SEO

I have some 40 crawl errors in my website, those are pointing to files which are not existing. and I want to resolve all 404 errors I dont have acccess to .htaccess file. Because i am on shared ...
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How to resolve canonical issue of a website hosted in yahoo small business (Shared Hosting)

I have a website www.myapp.com hosted in yahoo small business, which is shared hosting and I don't have access to .htaccess file to modify. I called up yahoo team regarding the issue But It cannot be ...
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Deny access to directory content on shared hosting service

My Website is hosted on a shared Apache server. How can I deny access to directory content pages so if someone goes to the address www.mywebsite.com/directory they don't see the following: Index of /...
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How do I run something from the command line on shared hosting?

I have shared hosting and they haven't given me command line (or ssh or shell) access. Is there a way that I can run something from the command line?
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Allowing temporary access to cpanel for freelancer

I'm currently using a2hosting's cpanel on a shared hosting account. I'd like to temporarly give access to a freelance developper so he can upload some php files, csv files and create tables in my ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Does it matter that the TTL is higher than I've been told?

Ok, so the title isn't very descriptive, I know. Basically, I'm trying to configure Outlook.com to use my custom domain! I've followed the steps and made the account etc. and now I have the DNS ...
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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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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 ...
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My cPanel login is being redirected. How can I resolve this?

I'm trying to get to cPanel to manage my website. When I type www.mydomain.com:2082 into the browser window, the request seems to be redirected. I made a screen-cast so I could slow down the changes ...