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Separate DNS server for subdomain.example.com

I have a website which has the address: subdomain.example.com. I would like to know if it can have its own DNS server like Route 53 (NS records, CNAME, A, etc.) or it is tied to the example.com?
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How to change the hosting company and keep the email messages?

We aren't pleased with our current shared hosting account and we will change our hosting company to AWS (if this matter). The main problem which I see now is that we have two email accounts (let's say ...
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What are the Hosts and the Records in my Domains DNS?

I am struggling with the details of my domains DNS details. While I found some information on the different types of records (A, CNAME and MX) on Wikipedia and in Stackoverflow, I don't know what the ...
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Image Hosting for Web Service [duplicate]

I'm working on a website that would have a mass of uploaded images, each with a max of 2mb but adding up, in total, to much more than my VPS hosting (which has a max of 100gb used up by a lot of other ...
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Brute force attack traced to a specific web host

My website was recently brute force attacked. An agent attempted to log in by guessing various user and password combinations. The I.P. address was traced to hosting company in Germany. I contacted ...
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My website does not connect properly with my domain?

I made a website in wix for free. I registered a free .tk domain and hosted the domain in 1freehosting.com. I used file2hd.com to save my wix website. After that i uploaded that file to the ftp so ...
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What is the meaning of “25 simultaneous connections for an extended or consistent period of time”

What is the meaning of following statement? A shared server should not have more than 25 simultaneous connections for an extended or consistent period of time.
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How to have domain point to github pages?

So I have a domain registered with 1&1 and I recently decided to create my website using GitHub pages. I added as GitHub told me to, but how can I make my domain point to my GitHub page?
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what is difference between vps and Dedicated Servers

I am web developer and I've created an application in nodejs and i want to deploy my app on cloud and i searched everywhere and I've found two options: 1.Virtual Private Servers 2.Dedicated ...
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.ES Domains and WHOIS information

I am interested in registering a .es domain - but what will show up on a WHOIS? thelettervsixtim.es for example seems to only list the name and email. Same with itun.es, and others like broni.es, etc....
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Is it bad to add “the” to domain name if the domain name is not avaliable? (Updated)

I am designing a website that is like an online magazine about a product and unfortunately product.com is not available and is parked however theproduct.com and productmagazine.com are available. Is ...
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GoDaddy : does it come with warranty of not losing my data?

I have a GoDaddy Web Hosting Linux Ultimate, and I'm unsure about the following : can GoDaddy loose my data? To be more precise : lets say that their harddrive fails, is it my responsability to ...
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Cheap ASP.NET Hosting - Mutiple Domains [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Can anybody recommend some quality ASP.NET hosting providers that allow you to multiple domains without making you use a ...
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How to find web hosting that meets my requirements?

This is a "catch-all" question designed to serve as an answer for all questions about choosing web hosting. Pro Webmasters no longer accepts new questions about how to choose hosting. All future ...
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5answers
17k views

How can I transfer files from one server to another server using FTP

How can I transfer remote files from one FTP server straight to another FTP server?
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40 views

How should I handle a client with a partial site already built who wants me to take over? [closed]

I'm new to this site and making webpages that aren't only run locally on a single computer. I'm about to start building a website for someone. She already had another person make a basic website but ...
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Plesk all hosted websites stopped

All the hosted websites on my VPS stopped working yesterday. I have not changed any settings since a week. The websites result in an ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED. In my time zone, the websites stopped ...
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142 views

Tradeoffs around using a query string vs embedding version number in the CSS/JS files [duplicate]

I was reading articles and forum posts about using version numbers in CSS/JS files. http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2008/08/23/revving-filenames-dont-use-querystring/ http://www.particletree.com/...
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What to do when web server hosting is down?

Update: As of Oct 21, 8AM EST, it's still down. I'll call Rackspace again My web server is hosted by Rackspace Mycloud and today Oct 20, 2015 there is an unexpected outage. I have Rackspace's $11/...
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4answers
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Amazon EC2 vs Dedicated server at Hetzner, what's the use for EC2?

After searching the web I still can't find the reason to use EC2. What's the point to scale EC2? If you expect a huge burst in traffic, they say. OK, but what if you already have a couple of sites ...
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2answers
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Sub-Domain created on Cloudflare & CPanel won't work with HTTPS

Earlier this evening I migrated an installation of WHMCS from another web-server. Upon finishing this, I did the following... Went into Cloud Flare and changed the IP of the Sub-Domain record to ...
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Web-hosting for Indonesian Users [duplicate]

I would like to host a website for users in Indonesia. Therefore, I am looking for web hosting service that has servers in the region providing a fast connection to visitors. How can I assess ...
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amazon EC2 running both a website and database

I need to move a webserver from Rackspace to AWS and i was wondering if i need to add a separate service/server for mysql database, or can i host the website and the mysql database on the same EC2 ...
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Does disavow solve the problem of removing unnatural links in google search?

I have created the site and it got hacked by spammer. now there many unnatural links in it if I disavow it the whole domain will it solve my problem what. Also I have two version of domain https://...
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Can you suggest an ASP.NET Reseller webhosting provider that supports adding SQL databases via API and also supports DNS Wildcard (*) subdomains? [duplicate]

I am looking for a web-hosting provider (Re-seller package) that supports adding SQL Databases by web-methods (API) and also supports a DNS catch-all sub-domain.
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Is there any webhosting provider that supports addiing SQL database via API plus supports DNS Wildcard (*) subdomains? [duplicate]

i am looking for a web-hosting provider (Shared) that supports adding SQL Databases by web-method (API) but also supports a DNS catch-all sub-domain. Can you please point me, to the right direction?
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(Addon domain) Hosting multiple websites on single hosting account

I have an preexisting website, www.main.com. Using, cpanel I set up a addon domain, www.personal.com, but Cpanel also setup a subdomain, www.personal.main.com, which I don't want. So I just redirected ...
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Same IP for domain and subdomain

It seems that my original post is to confusing, so I rewrote it to be more clear (sry, english is not my first language): my webcontent is hosted by a different company then my DNS records/domains. ...
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more website on same hosting account

I'm going to setup another website on my host as a add-on domain. my questions are Is that a problem for seo? (Does it reduce the rank) Can visitors of new site identify any relation with other ...
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216 views

Getting a domain name owned by someone else? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Buy a registered domain? I'm in the process of creating this website, but the name I wanted for the hosting seems to be taken. Namejet seems to be auctioning it, but it ...
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Best web hosting for photo blog sites with several photos and month visitors [duplicate]

What hosting provider would you recommend for photo blog sites with large / several photos upload as well as large traffic? The hosting must be able to: accommodate 10,000 - 50,000 monthly visitors ...
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SEO advantages of /blog when forwarding via ProxyPass

We've had requests from clients via their SEO companies to host blogs accompanying ecommerce sites on theirdomain.com/blog rather than on - for example - blog.theirdomain.com As we look after their ...
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“example.com” forwards to “www.example.com”, but “example.com/file.pdf” just forwards to “www.example.com”. How to fix?

I don't know much anything about how hosting works, so if there's any additional info I should provide, please let me know. The URL example.com correctly forwards to www.example.com. But example.com/...
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Ditch cPanel / WHM in favour of manual setup

We currently use cPanel / WHM on a reseller account but are looking at getting a dedicated server. My first thought was to duplicate this set up on the dedicated box to allow us to quickly create new ...
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Server overload upon deleting files

On my website, I've shared a few files that could be downloaded and installed by XBMC / Kodi software, i.e addons and a repository to download and install these addons. Now, here's the interesting ...
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Is MochaHost as good as it sounds?

It's time for me to find a new web host, and I'm a bit overwhelmed by the selection. I need a Windows host. One provider that seems to stand out is MochaHost. Here are a few of the things that look ...
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Should I use the domain registrar or the web hosting name servers?

Let's say that I have the following website example.com, the domain registrar is provided by one company and the website hosting is provided by another. do I use the registrar name servers e.g ns....
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Does XFINITY allow web hosting?

I am running a website for updating my program and for getting information. I run it in my house, I looked at the ToS for XFINITY and it seems that it may not be allowed. am I allowed to run a website ...
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About website domains

If I have example.com/foo, I have a directory of example. But in some cases (as this website too), the address starts with something else, for example blog.example.com. What is the blog. thing named? ...
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Removing .html & .php from URL [duplicate]

I have searched religiously through the web to find an answer to this quest. I don't know thing about .htaccess or web.config. I'm currently hosting my website through GoDaddy.com. From what ive ...
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1answer
122 views

Configure Google webmaster console to ignore duplicate subdomain

I have a site hosted on x10hosting. This site is assigned to a free subdomain. example.x10host.com. I have now purchased my own domain: example.com Unfortunately, x10hosting does not seem to allow ...
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Free Web hosting with good security [duplicate]

I want to host a website using a free Web hosting service. Can I know which would be a good Web server host that can be used reliably? Webpage is created using bootstrap. Please name a good hosting ...
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754 views

Registered domain on GoDaddy, pointed to Cloudflare - cannot Addon domain to my hosting

My goal: Buy domain on Godaddy, point it to Cloudflare nameservers, utilize Cloudflare functionality, and serve the content from my existing hosting provider. The Problem: Adding the domain in my ...
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htaccess www to non-www and non-SSL to SSL [duplicate]

I want to redirect all HTTP requests to HTTPS as well as redirect all www requests to non-www. The reason for this is that I want SSL to be forced and I am currently unable to support SSL on my www ...
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Site speed when using ddos protection by cloudflare

I've recently noticed an increase of sites using ddos protection by cloudflare and wondering the effects on both user experience and SEO. I've notice these redirect messages last from anywhere from 2 ...
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Hosting a mobile app and web [duplicate]

I need some advice on hosting my mobile App and web! Our team is based on San Francisco. We've developed a mobile App (and website) which is supposed to be launched in a month. Its service is similar ...
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Cannot restore account from cpmove backup

I hope some one can point me in the right direction here, I am trying to move a Cpanel account from a dedicated server to a small VPS however when I try to restore the account on the destination VPS I ...
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How many visitors can my dedicated server handle at once? [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server with these specs: Processor: Intel Core i5 3.40GHz (3570) Memory: 2 x 4GB DDR3 Hard Disk: 2 x 1TB (Raid-1) Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Web 64bit ...
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How to point DNS records to Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I just created a new environment with AWS and uploaded a .zip file into elastic beanstalk. I used to have a friend's server host my site instead of GoDaddy so I changed my custom DNS name servers from ...
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1&1 virtual host, no websites will load.

I have a vps with 1&1 with paarallels plesk installed and have used it to host several websites for 2-3 years. Yesterday I made an update to mysite and it was working when I exited the website ...