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Hosting that makes setting up multiple sites easily [duplicate]

I'm currently running several websites, both for myself and for clients. Most of them are smallish sites but there are 1 or 2 that are have promising futures. My question is, since it seems like the ...
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pointing Apache to the fresh log after newsyslog rotation?

OK, I've set up my Mac OS 10.8 2.2.24 Apache server, and it's serving well. Now I'm just trying to understand how to do log rotation. I'm using newsyslog, and it seems to work very well ... as in, I ...
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unusual autoindex-like commands

In looking at my logs, I get many GET requests aimed at a directory with what appear to be auto-index parameters. Stuff like ?C=M or ?O=A. I understand those. But I also get many requests with ?N=D, ...
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Is a CSRF attack possible for an intranet site?

I am starting to learn web deployment on my own. I just downloaded an open source, alfresco and trying few things on my own. After so much reading I managed to hide the 8080 url from the site using ...
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Company blog, host internally or not?

If I have a website for a company selling product(s). Is there any difference in terms of rewards/penalties from having a company blog hosted interally (for example mycompany.com/blog) or going ...
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Removing an old Frontpage website from a domain and uploading a new (static) one

I've been asked to refresh a really old website (made I think around 2000 with Frontpage) with a new version. So, after developing it locally, I jumped on the client's FTP and saw an unfamiliar ...
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Use same hosting and same website for a new domain I purchased without redirecting to it

I have a somedomainname.in domain with hosting from some ABC provider. The site is up and running. I recently bought its .com i.e somedomainname.com from a seller on GoDaddy, I want to use the same ...
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Nameservers and migrating a VPS

I am primarily a front end developer who has been tasked with upgrading my companies VPS. As far as I understand, this is just the process of obtaining a new VPS with WHM/CPanel and then migrating ...
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Some clients cannot access their websites or mail, but I can. Not sure whats wrong

I have about 5 clients whose sites are hosted on our VPS who cannot access their sites from their office computers. DNS is fine and there doesnt seem to be anything wrong with the host - no downtime ...
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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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web maliciousness via Twitter? [closed]

My Apache logs suddenly show huge numbers of downloads (downloading the same things over and over) from IPs that trace to Twitter -- 199.59 & 199.16. What does that mean? Can you actually download ...
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How to test the hosting before you will buy it

There are several services giving a possibility to test ping time to a server. But if I don't have any server on tested hosting yet - how do I test the ping to it? Can I ping hosting web-site it self? ...
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What is the size of my website?

My NPO's website is on a proprietary CMS that is totally managed from a browser. There is no access to cPanel or FTP. The SLA does not limit storage space or bandwidth - at least we are not ...
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Domain name never return requested path/document, only /index.html

I have my own web server and I purchased domain name to use it with my website. For example - my domain name is www.example.com When I navigate to www.example.com/example.html (or ...
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URLs appended with a fullstop (period)

When I log into to my hosting provider to view my website stats I have noticed that there are a few repeated page URLs with a full stop on the end. I have hunted for this additional page on my FTP but ...
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Does just-ping determine a website's accessibility and/or speed?

While looking for a webhost I wanted one that had good connectivity around the world, and ran their (shared hosting) test IPs on just-ping.com. This is a part of a sample result: München, Germany: ...
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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 ...
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How do I make a web site on my own PC, without DNS, available to others?

I thought if I removed the host name from the site's binding, like the Default Web Site, just my machine name in the URL would work, but I replaced the binding, and thought my machine name/IP address, ...
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How to move a website and domain name without experiencing downtime for emails or site?

Okay, I have a pretty complex problem, so I'll get right to it. I'm a designer who built a new website for my client. Their old site is hosted at GoDaddy, as well as their email. Problem is, the ...
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Cant connect to my HTTP sever outside of my local network

I have recently hosted a website on my ubuntu pc and I can access the page at localhost and my external ip. but when I try typing my external IP on my phone that is connected to is own network (3g) ...
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What is the difference between IAAS and web hosting?

I've been googling to find out exactly what IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) is, but I don't understand how it is different from web hosting?
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Website hosted at home pingable from outside, but not browseable from outside

I have a simple setup. Server at home has local I.P. 192.168.1.3 IIS is running on the server and the website is up. Windows firewall on the server has an exception rule for port 80 TCP Router has ...
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Websites with numerous subdomains or totally seperate domains

What is the general practice for a situation where you have a parent company that engages in different services and needs websites for each of their services. Which of the two options below is ...
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Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a porn website?

Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a (hardcore) porn website?
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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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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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Can I rent a multipurpose server for gaming and web hosting?

I am thinking about renting a server. The problem is, there aren't just "servers", like one would build at home, there are game servers, web servers, etc. Now the first question would be: can I rent ...
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Looking for reliable, long term, free hosting [duplicate]

My question: I have a site powered by Wordpress that I need to host, and it has to be done for free because it is for an under privileged school. Because my favorite site, 1freehosting, isn't working ...
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Gtmetrix shows high loading time for first domain waiting time. How to reduce it

I am wondering, why is my Domain taking long time to load? As per Gtmetrix timeline, first domain name propagation takes up to 953ms: Blocking - 53 ms Waiting - 843 ms Receiving - 57 ms Sometimes ...
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How can I measure website page load times from different countries?

Recently, I migrated one of my personal projects into cloud and hosted the app on UK based servers. I reside in Turkey and I would like to see how long it takes for my pages to load for UK based ...
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What every beginner should know about website development? [closed]

I am a novice at building websites and considering to make one. But I'm very confused right now. I guess every beginner faces issues getting started. Some questions that have come up are: I have an ...
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Apache2 only first virtual host is working

i have a probelm with this configurations, only the first virtual host is working and other under the same domain point to the first www.firebuggger.com). do you guys have a clue? NameVirtualHost ...
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How to use a domain name for a different existing website

I have a website, but I want to change the domain name to be used instead by another of my websites which is hosted somewhere else. How can I do that? For example, I have www.example.com it is about ...
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How to manage a site trying out different technologies?

I'm a complete newbie to web hosting. I only have programming skills, but I'd like to acquire a domain. Then I'd even like to have the chance to manage different technologies for hosting web sites ...
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Webhosting server Frontcontroller support [duplicate]

I am currently using XAMPP to code my websites, but i want to host it online now. I came across some hosting servers and they had restrictions, one didn't allow the use of a PDO and another didn't ...
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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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Installing osCommerce on CentOS

I want host my web site using osCommerce on CentOS, we have our own server at our office on that we have install CentOS 5.5 with LAMP. We want to host a web site using our live IP address using ...
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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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Meta refresh tag works locally (on WebLogic server), but not remotely

I have a development environment on my machine and a remote shared development environment. Both have "identically" configured WebLogic 10.3 servers. On my local dev environment, the meta tag below ...
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My website's DNS no longer resolved after my hosting provider suffered a DDoS attack

I registered a couple of domains with a local hosting provider. I set up the records with the correct IP address. My servers are colocated in another data-center, not with this provider. After ...
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How to find out which hosting company someone is hosting at?

You can whois a domain to see who the domain is registered with. Is there anyway you can find out which company a individual is hosting with? (i.e. Rackspace, Godaddy, etc.)
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Frustrated trying to find a hosting company for my .Net site ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have spent weeks trying to find information on hosting sites for my site. I currently use 1&1 but I need to ...
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Changing nameservers breaks Google MX records

I purchased a domain from Hover and I'm setting up Google Apps for Business on it. I went through the steps to change my MX records to Google's MX records, and everything was working fine. However, ...
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How do I get my website public? [duplicate]

I am hosting a website from my computer using XAMPP and Apache. However, they don't work even though they say they are online. I can connect to the website from the host computer using the DNS ...
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Point email records to server without domain name?

I have a Shopify site and have my www CNAME pointing to it. However, I need to point my mail records to my VPS where I have set up webmail. I am really confused with how to do this and have tried ...
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File upload on shared hosting

Is it possible to upload a file of size 300+ MB on shared hosting such as host gator ?
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Connecting to my website without SSH

I have seen tutorials and read on how to connect to my website using the shell and basically getting a SSH access to it. But the problem is, SSH access is disabled for my account and I can't get it ...
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Is it Better to Use a Separate VPS for Each Website or Have One, Stronger VPS? [closed]

In what situations should one purchase multiple VPSes to host multiple websites? For instance, renting three VPSes with 1GB RAM 3 times vs renting one VPS with 3GB RAM? The problem I am currently ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

I've read that Litespeed is a lot faster than Apache. I use mostly WordPress and Joomla sites and am looking for a new server. Will I see a significant increase in speed of WordPress being on a ...
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What's the purpose of unique webserver names?

Previously I would set the name servers of a domain to what the hosting company told me (e.g. ns1.hostingcompany.com). I've now started buying domains from a company that lets you make your own ...