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Configuration suggestions for a server hosting a general purpose website [duplicate]

I hope I am asking this question on correct stackexchange website. Actually I have a general purpose ASP.NET website like stackexchange.com QnA sites. It is a new website, and I don't know what amount ...
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“https://” refers to random site, “http://” is broken, but “http://www” works

I'm running a website which is acting extremely strange. At the time of writing, this link works: http://www.example.com This link doesn't: http://example.com But it does work if you copy/paste it ...
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What are the steps to ensure that if you die, your hosting & domain will live on?

Assuming you are micro independent software vendor (MISV) or one man web shop (OMWS), how do you reduce your Bus Factor? In my specific case, I'm supporting a few websites that takes me a few ...
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Switching domain and hosting providers - questions about email [duplicate]

I'm building a new website for a friend. He is switching from his old hosting provider and domain agent to new ones. He has six email accounts under his domain name and it's fairly important his ...
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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 ...
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Domain still points to old web werver after deleting domain account

Yesterday, I set up an account with Example-Host.com along side with a free domain name from Example-Domains.com. I found out that my WordPress site's Admin is only compatible with >= PHP 5.3 and the ...
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GoDaddy/NameCheap servers or my own servers?

I am in Pakistan. Here we have the latest technology but we have frequent electricity loadshedding. If I want to start an online education system catering the students of Pakistan only, should I ...
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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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Transfer domains without disrupting local email server

Perhaps I am thinking about this wrong, but maybe some of you guys can help me on this one. I have a client who currently has a domain from Network Solutions and is hosted via GoDaddy. Additionally, ...
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What's the difference between my nameserver and CNAME settings?

I have purchased a domain name(mxsoup.net) through GoDaddy, and it is just parked. In order to set up my custom URL for my SourceAudio site, they give me the following instructions: In order to ...
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How to redirect visitors to the server that is closest to them and where to place the servers?

I am focusing on providing fast page refreshes for my visitors and I wonder where is the smartest spot to place my servers on? I understand that the best would be to place a server in every country ...
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What to look for in a free hosting plan? [duplicate]

I have a test website that's hosted on a free plan by Zymic. At the moment I'm typing, it and my site is down. I don't want to let my clients down in the future. It's been down for over 2 days. I ...
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Email forwarding to Gmail accounts instead of maintaining a mail server?

I want to set up 4-5 email addresses on my newly purchased domain (from namecheap.com), for team size of just 2-3 people. But I really don't want to maintain my own mail server. I don't have the ...
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Is “Unlimited Bandwidth” bad?

I keep reading people saying "unlimited bandwidth hosting is a scam and you should run from hosting companies that offer unlimted bandwidth." While I know nothing is truly unlimited but is there a ...
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Point subdomain to another web hosting

I bought a domain from GoDaddy. Let's call this domain abc.com. I've a hosting account at web hosting A with abc.com as my primary domain. I created a sub-domain pic.abc.com and I wish it to be ...
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What kind of website can be run on AWS for 10, 100, 1 thousand, 10 thousand, 100 thousand, 1 million dollars per month?

The AWS pricing is quite complicated. I am aware that every website is different and require different types of AWS services. But is there a simple way to say that for 10$ per month you can run ...
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Web host deleted webpage after 30 days and need to recover

I've allowed web host to delete my website, but I've now decided that I need to keep it. Since it was more than 30 days ago it is no longer recoverable according to the host. How can I recover the ...
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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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Is it possible to shut down a site and then reuse the old URL on a new site?

I am creating a web site for a friend's business. He already has a site, but it is a wizard-created site hosted free by Yahoo. I am creating am ASP.NET site from scratch. He wants to retain his URL - ...
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WebPermission problem with GoDaddy hosting

I purchased a Windows web host from godaddy.com. When I want to use an email verification component (that wants to connect to the Internet) on my host, I get an error related to Web Permission denied ...
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How to generically forward an URL from one toplevel domain to another?

if I own a domainname myweb.com with corresponding hosting, and I also own a domain myweb.net (but no webhosting is setup for this domain), is there a way that I can generically forward ...
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Hosting of static content without server, only through CDN [duplicate]

My content is fully static, using only HTML, CSS, JS. It's only one page, which needs to load really fast from any country, and should be online for only 3 months. I already have the domain name. I ...
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Are there any free web hosts that allow adult content? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a free web hosting (PHP) provider, that permits adult content. And by adult content, I don't mean videos. At most, photos. And I can keep it non-nude. I just want to display ...
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What is the difference between cloud hosting, web hosting, and VPS (virtual private server) [duplicate]

I am building a simple android App that will connect to a online database. But I am not sure what I need in terms of hosting. Would it be cloud hosting, web hosting, VPS (virtual private server) I ...
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Are there any webhosts that do not require an IP address for direct database access? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a little program with Java/JDBC and MySQL that updates a database on my website periodically. However, this is for work and I am having problems remotely connecting via JDBC to ...
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Some sites with wiki-engine in the web for hosting [duplicate]

Are there any sites in the web like Wikipedia and this site, which have wiki-engine and may be used for hosting? Wikipedia has some troubles nowadays with formulas tags converting, so I want to use ...
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SEO impact of using CNAME host both naked and www URL

I have been told I can have two A records on my domain, one with www and one without. However, I have been told can cause SEO issues because google will take it as duplicate content. However when I ...
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Configure a .tk domain on Zymic?

I created a site on Zymic but I can not put my .tk domain, someone could help me solve this problem?
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Simultaneously host website on multiple platforms?

Is it possible to host my site www.example.com that sells T-Shirts on multiple services simultaneously e.g. AWS EC2 (or Heroku) & my personal box (let's call it MyBox)? I would typically serve ...
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Bypassing hosting provider country block

My Apache server is located in a farm that is blocking an entire country for the sakes of 'security' and avoiding an hacking attack. I'm trying to bypass this block, and would like help in doing so. ...
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Ditch cPanel / WHM in favour of manual seup

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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Are the websites hosted on Github restricted to programming?

I was searching about static hosting and I found blog posts talking about hosting their blog on Github, the hosting feature of Github seems pretty good, what I want to know is what type of websites ...
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Allow other people to upload to my home web server (inc mysql)

Apologies if this is on the wrong place. I've set up a web server at home, it's basic and is currently running using xampp, I plan on replacing it with an old mac g5 soon and mamp or individual ...
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How to dynamically change the host URL? [duplicate]

I have two websites, say a.com and b.com. a.com is on a paid hosting service, and b.com is on 000Webhost. 000Webhost crashes sometimes, and my site b.com becomes unreachable. So is there any way ...
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Having 2 hosting accounts in case one of downtime?

I'm looking for a simple solution to increase my website's uptime. My website consists of simple HTML and PHP pages with no database. Right right I use paid shared hosting and I sometimes find that my ...
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Subdomain “redirect” to IP address of external local server

I've set up a local server running XAMPP. Localhost is working for the server, and I've forwarded port 80 on our router to allow for incoming connections. This also works. So I can now access my ...
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Uploaded files to home web server only showing when accessed from server

I've not set up a home web server before so chances are I've made many mistakes. I've used XAMPP on the pc, set up the name servers, used freedns and so far so good. The site is visible, online and ...
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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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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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How would I know the hostname of my hosting?

I have a website and I am trying to make a database connection. I am in MySQL but I don't see any information related to the hostname. localhost worked for me but I don't know the logic behind it. ...
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Linux Mint 15 + Rails with Apache/Passenger

I am only beginner and try to understand how to configure apach web-server for my RubyOnRails app. I have linux, installed apache2, passenger and apache2-module for passenger. While installing i got ...
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Changing web hosting companies

I currently have a website with a company who I am not happy with. I have managed to do my own website on a website building company. How do I get that website onto my current domain? What ...
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Website hosting [duplicate]

First off I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask this question, if it is please direct me to the correct place. Ok with that out of the way I have a question about where to host my website. I ...
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Is there a way to forward emails associated with a domain without a mail server?

A client owns example1.com but wants to also purchase example2.com and have it point to their original site at example1.com. No problem there. But they also want any emails going to example2.com to be ...
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Web hosting on another continent?

My client from the US wants to have a website for Australian users. I am wondering if the web host really needs to be in Australia for this site. Does it really make any difference compared to having ...
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Free Basic Hosting w SSL Certificate [duplicate]

I'm looking for a free hosting provider which provides an SSL Certificate at no additional charge. Does anyone know of a hosting provider which can provide such a service? Thanks in advance, Amani ...
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How to find what is maxing out my entry processes?

My site has been going down due to the max number of Entry Processes being hit. Here's a screenshot from cPanel: Looking into the Resource Usage Details, I'm seeing I/O and Entry Processes max out ...
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Does every hosting company provide a redirect to their site at mysql.xyz.com?

If xyz be the name of the website, does mysql.xyz.com always redirect to the webhost?
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Can't browse to folders of my website

Basically, I have a few subfolders that I would like to access and I can't seem to access them unless their is a index.php/html is located in that file. How do I enable it so that I can access any ...
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Nameserver Issues

I have a dedicated server on which I host my websites via cpanel. The domain registrar is a uk hosting company. Now, I want to move to a cloud VMware server with another company. My server and cpanel ...