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Working with Host file in Windows XP?

I just want to setup a local server on my pc. I have WAMP installed. Now, for test, I wrote www.google.com www.google.temp in hosts file, in location C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc. But, when I ...
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What's a reliable way to find a webhost? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm starting to come under the impression that just about every competent webmaster is using a vps. I'm not quite ...
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How does linking a domain and hosting work? [closed]

I've looked everywhere for a good explanation of this, but all I get is a tutorial on how to do it instead of what's going on in the background. If someone could go through an example of what's going ...
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758 views

how to restore email from only a full website backup?

I am in a helpless position right now..Till last month,I was hosting my website and email accounts with hostgator and everything was going fine till I decided to switch hosting for some services that ...
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Domain reg transfer - will my site go down at all?

My website is hosted on my own server, however the domain is registered with fasthosts and I want to change to a different provider. Will i experience any downtime?
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Finding a good CentOS VPS host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking to host a new Wordpress blog/portfolio on a CentOS VPS. I know that a shared hosting account would do ...
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246 views

Managing multiple web servers for clients

I'm looking for a way to manage many combinations of FTP's, hosting company usernames and passwords, and what websites are on what web server. We manage 3 of our own web servers and some where around ...
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1answer
218 views

Should i host the country specific website in the server at same country? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does server location matter in same country? Should i host the country specific website in the server at same country? for example I have a heavy traffic website for ...
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SiteAdvisor advice?

At the time I submitted my site for testing with McAfee's Site Advisor as I noticed my site received a bad review as a spam/scam site. See here . From a development perspective, how important are ...
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Why is nat required when proxy is enough? [closed]

My machine is connected in a local lan. to connect to the internet the traffic goes through proxy server. my understanding of proxy server is that it sends the request on behalf of the original ...
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3answers
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How to make money with video site?

What I really mean is i don't get how these smaller but still popular video/tube sites make money. They host their own videos not embedded ones. How do they afford the bandwidth? if bandwidth is 0.18 ...
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Is this server upgrade worth $10 per month? [closed]

At the moment I pay $110.95 per month for the following: Pentium 4 x 2.4Ghz 2GB RAM 1 x 250GB HDD 100Mbps cPanel However I could upgrade? to this for $120 per month: D510 1.66 GHz 2GB DDR2 RAM 1 ...
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What's the best way to create your own website? [closed]

I'm currently making plans for creating my own website (.com) and was looking for the cheapest solution possible that gives you the production tools you need. I was wondering, are most websites these ...
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1answer
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DNS takes too long to resolve

I have a site and its load time needs improvement. When I monitor it, the DNS takes too long to resolve. Pls see the results here: ...
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2answers
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Multiple servers - crash safe

I have 2 servers on different networks. Both of them host different website (one is CentOS powered another one is using Mint). How do I assure maximum uptime? In case one server is overloaded how to ...
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1answer
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Small client to launch product line with Walmart. What potential issues should I prepare for with the website?

I didn't know which of the SE sites was best for this question. It is not a code question, but more of a "tell me your experiences and give me advice" question. I recently landed a client who already ...
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A particular IP address hits our form and submits an empty page every few days. Possible reasons?

We look after a low volume website which has a contact us form which looks like this: <form method="post" action="http://www.*****.com/cgi-bin/contact.cgi"> Starting a few weeks ago, every ...
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Web developer has become uncooperative, what should we do to rescue our site? [closed]

What can an individual or a company do if the web designer who has designed their website becomes completely uncooperative? In our case He refuses to meet with us for discussions. He refuses to ...
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Download images and other documents from external websites

We're running a website which enables users to download documents about our company, such as: -wallpapers with the company logo. -company logos in various flavours. -media kits in pdf format. Since ...
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1answer
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FatCow and iPage real deal? [closed]

I need a cheap host that I can upgrade if needed for a startup. From searching, FatCow and iPage seem reliable and inexpensive web hosting services with a Unix OS and good bandwidth + disk space. I ...
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2answers
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MX records of a domain - why are they editable from a hosting panel?

I have a domain, registered at company A. In the domain manager panel at this company I can edit DNS records of my domain, including MX records. That's understandable. I changed them. But, the ...
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3answers
652 views

Recommend hosting with fast MySQL database please [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am frustrated to no end with my current hosting provider, mediaTemple. Yes, they are flashy, and have some decent ...
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6answers
932 views

How can I choose between Linux and Windows hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am a relative beginner when it comes to choosing web servers and hosting plans. I'm about to signup for a hosting ...
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1answer
103 views

Webhosting with custom database choice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am trying to find somewhere to host a website which uses OrientDB as its database. My budget doesn't stretch to a ...
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2answers
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Can I host a high traffic website at home?

I've been searching this up on google but I can't formulate my google search with the right terms to find an accurate answer to my question. Is it possible to have a super-fast connection at home to ...
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1answer
73 views

SOPA PIPA CISPA and Similliar Laws

If we use non-US domain names, DNS and webhosting will we avoid these laws if any of them come to pass?
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Domain transfer and New Hosting Management

I wanted to migrate from my older registrar to GoDaddy. Main reason because current registrar/hosting provider doesn't support .NET. My old registrar gave me control over the domain and hosting ...
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Whats is the best Windows VPS hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm currently using shared hosting. I want more control over my IIS and also I need to run in full trust. There are a ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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Things to consider while choosing a web hosting service? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Also does the country matter?
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siteground hosting forwarding

I would like to ask (maybe simple) question for you. I have a website which is called let's say www.website1.com on different hosting provider(siteground) I have www.website2.com ...
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Question about server usage, big community platform

I’m working on a community platform writen in PHP, MySQL. I have some questions about the server usage maybe someone can help me out. The community is based on JQuery with many ajax requests to ...
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Evil Spam Emails caused hosting account suspension!

We have a couple domains hosted rackservers.com.au. Recently our account go suspended without any notice. I then filed a ticket and soon got the answer:'There are some one forging email accounts ...
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1answer
60 views

Shared Hosting Provider [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've been with Dreamhost for 5 years but the amount of downtime I have experienced over the last 6 months has been ...
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Dedicated Servers: Is one better then two for LAMP pseudo HA setup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I know there are zillions of commentary about hosting out there, but I haven't read much about this. Our current ...
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1answer
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2 domains 1 host package

I have a windows web hosting package. I have 2 different domain names. Can i point my first domain to the the hosting package and then run BlogEngine.NET and then point the second domain to the ...
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1answer
223 views

Is there any free host which supports php and mySQL in utf-8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Is there any free host which supports php and mySQL queries in utf-8? I've already tried to use x10hosting and ...
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1answer
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More information about worldwide nodes how to get?

The context: Six hosts across worldwide were traced over week from UK. Ten thousands of lines to be parsed and analysed. And then I try to find any clue of geographical information and path - from ...
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Redirect primary domain to parked domain

The problem is as follows: We already have registered domain name (example.com.hr) via a Croatian domain name provider. During the web hosting registration process, the registrar doesn't offer a ...
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Prepare website for heavy traffic

A site of mine is going to be featured on a very popular tech blog. I already upgraded my server to handle the traffic. What other things should I be prepared for?
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Does server location matter in same country?

I run a regional website in the US, where I'd say about 40% of our traffic and most of our returning visitors are located in 3 states. In shopping around for a new dedicated server I'm wondering how ...
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1answer
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jQuery causes high CPU Usage, Memory Usage and Entry Processes on host

When it's just me testing my site (which is live) I have a few jQuery bits and bobs causing the CPU Usage, Memory Usage and Entry Processes to become full on host server. CPU Usage: 100% Memory ...
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Developing a new site over an existing site. How do I do this with WordPress?

Let's say I have an ecommerce site that is already up and functioning, www.widgets.com but I don't like the shopping cart that I got with the host and instead want to use Wordpress and a Wordpress ...
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1answer
678 views

GoDaddy-Drupal Site down due to mysql password change, how to change it back?

PDOException: SQLSTATE[28000] [1045] Access denied for user 'lev1127301002684'@'188.121.41.131' (using password: YES) in lock_may_be_available() (line 167 of ...
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Cost of hosting on Google App Engine

How does the cost of hosting on Google App Engine compare to hosting on more classical servers for a high traffic website? What's the answer for a website with 1000 page views per minute and how do ...
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Determining VPS requirements for a website [closed]

I am on the lookout for another webhosting provider but I'm unsure what to really look for. My current hosting package is as follows: VMware vCloud Premier VM 10GB storage 3GB vRAM 2 vCPU's ...
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Steps involved in hosting a website [closed]

I work as a Java / Java EE developer. I have built / maintained websites for the companies that I work for , but I have never been involved in the end-to-end process (Eg: procuring servers , ...
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1answer
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How is web hosting CPU usage measured?

Among virtual hosting providers, there is usually an amount of storage and bandwidth specified in the service description (example: 50 GB storage, 1 TB bandwidth/month) but no such thing for CPU ...
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Specific hosting or virtual machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm searching for hosting for the back-end and web client of an application that uses node.js and mongodb on the ...
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Intuitive solution for a very small private video site?

I have a wordpress site for which I want to provide videos for money. I thought about using youtube: user creates an account > user pays > gets access to a private page on wordpress (with a plugin) ...