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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How many websites (such as in example) can I run on a Virtual server with 1CPU-core (2.0ghz) / 1Gb Ram? [duplicate]

I'm at the end of my web hosting contract and I'm thinking of changing my plan. Instead of a 'simple' web hosting plan, I'm thinking of 'buying' (renting) a virtual server at theirs, to host multiple ...
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Coldfusion hosting in New Zealand [duplicate]

I am looking for a NZ based hosing company. Can anyone advise a good hoster with Coldfusion support, SSL, based in New Zealand? Thanks!
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WHMCS Bulk Pricing Updater

Their is a Bulk Pricing Updater addon in WHMCS which works well to update hosting accounts pricing but I am unable to update the domain pricing through that every time it gives this message ...
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VPS and hosting [duplicate]

NO this is no duplicate of the above. My question is very specific to VPS and is not solely related to hosting but also to virtual desktop and such. The above barely writes 2 lines about VPS and never ...
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What happens if two people at the same host claim ownership of a domain?

I have all my domains registered through company A and they are hosted through company B. I set my nameservers at company A to point to dns.companyB.com and everything works great. But couldn't ...
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Find hosting through Bizspark program

I am a Bizspark owner and I am all set to launch my website but I am really confused about where to start the process for finding a hosting partner with my Bizspark membership. Since I have downloaded ...
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Transfer Domain settings from hosting to own server

At my workplace, we have a pretty messed up setup for our website, say domain.com, that was earlier hosted with another company, say hostingCompany1 At hostingCompany1, there are 2 control panels: ...
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which vps hosting providers support custom images? [duplicate]

Which vps/cloud hopsting providers support custom machine images (like those offered by Bitnami and Turnkey linux)? I know amazon does, and unfortunately digitalocean doesn't. Which other large cloud ...
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Does YouTube videos embedded on my website consume my bandwidth?

I will like to know if embedding YouTube videos on my website consumes my bandwidth when the videos are being viewed.
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How to find out the hosting provider of a website protected with CloudFlare? [closed]

We are doing a competitive analysis of our competition, but we can't figure out how to find out the website's hosting provider, if it's protected with CloudFlare. Is it possible?
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How to add domain to hosting?

I created a hosting (free) and register a free domain at another site. How to configure it to work site. Hosting says: Please change the DNS of your domain to the following and allow 24-48 hours ...
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Map email from one domain to another?

I have a client who purchased the .com, .net, and .org versions of his desired domain in order to capture visitors regardless of which tld the visitor enters. I have no trouble re-directing actual ...
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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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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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107 views

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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351 views

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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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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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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190 views

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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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 ...