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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
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HostGator and 123reg

I am trying to set up my website to work with Hostgator, and 123reg. I have mapped my IP address that HostGator gave me, to my 123reg domain name I just bought. What I did was the following: ...
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Determine Websites IP Address

Do you know how we can find out the IP address of our website? Our web host is Dreamhost and our Domain is with PlanetDomain, we need PlanetDomain to create a Record with that IP address so people can ...
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Stop other sites on server from being able to access other sites on server

I am on a friends server and I have found a potential security flaw where I can access other sites files on the server. He says he is on a shared hosting and I am not sure yet if the other sites are ...
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Is there any kind of relation between the activity in a website and the hosting that I have to purchase? [duplicate]

Is there any kind of relation between the activity in a website and the server that I have to purchase? I need to give a budget, for website that could increase the traffic in the future, so I would ...
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What free hosting solution do you recommend for this use case? [closed]

I want to create a site that basically lets me: Write tutorial articles with nice formatting. Display flash videos for my viewers. Any suggestions on a free solution? Something that would allow me ...
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Getting access to website files without access to the hosting account

I have been asked if I can rectify a 403 error on www.kirrawe.com.au. The site was developed and hosted by another web developer who can no longer be contacted. I have been in contact with the ...
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Setting up Nginx Load Balancing

I'm setting up an Nginx web server and and want to perform load balancing using the round robin method. This is what I have found thus far: upstream backend { server backend1.example.com; ...
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Why is my subdomain not returning anything?

I've set up DNS record to test out using virtual hosts prior to moving one of my wordpress installs out of a subdomain. I want to move from mysite.com/blog to blog.mysite.com. I've tested the DNS ...
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How do I pick a host with the fastest access to a third party API?

I'm developing an application that relies on an API that is very time-sensitive. Every millisecond advantage I have over my competitors the better. Is there a good way to determine the optimal ...
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On shared hosting, all subdomains are hosted on the same server?

On shared web hosting, are all subdomains like foo.example.com and bar.example.com always hosted on the same server (same IP address)?
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Why do servers need to know their domain?

Besides routing traffic, why do servers need to be configured with the server name? It seems like a waste in all cases except for routing or hosting for a TLD. Nginx example: server { listen 80; ...
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Add domain to VPS

I have a VPS server running Ubuntu 11.04 with webmin installed on it. How can I add my example.com domain to my VPS like the way we do on shared server via web panels such as cPanel and etc?
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Capturing client request headers (complete) along with IP address information? [closed]

I want to write client request to a file with two things/information headers ip address The code I'm testing on free hosting service.Code is <? $headers= apache_request_headers(); foreach ...
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Unlimited Inodes?

I am currently trying to find a host for my website. The website allows people to host projects in a somewhat similarish way to this. I would rather not reveal more about what it is until I release ...
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Hosting in the UK, Trace Route goes to US

OK so I am a bit confused as to why when I do a trace route for a domain hosted in the UK has some cities in the US in the hops? **Hop** **Host name** 1 - 2 ...
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New domain keep pointing back to old server

I am migrating my domain to a new host, 000webhost.com. but it keeps pointing back to my old hosting, biz.nf every time I tried to access it. I know there is a DNS propagate of 24-48 hours, but my ...
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SSD vs. regular HDD in webhosting

What are the benefits of paying for SSD storage when it comes to webhosting? I know that SSDs have better read speeds is that necessarily better or is it negligible? I have sites that use databases ...
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What is this popular website template called? [closed]

I see that many popular website now implement a similar template. Do you know its name? https://www.braintreepayments.com/ http://www.techsoft3d.com/ http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html
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Domain registrar that offers CNAME settings [closed]

I have looked and couldn't find one. Please recommend a domain registrar on which you can change CNAME settings without having a hosting account. I have to change CNAME setting for my domain to make ...
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How to provide email accounts without changing the DNS?

My client have registered a domain name through BigRock.in, and my client needs 10 email accounts, so I decided to provide it through my web hosting (re seller account). My question is - How to ...
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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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htacess seems to make the page load forever

I need to rewrite a URL of my server so the URL looks friendly. Like: site.com/var1/var2/var3/... to site.com/index.php?page=var1/var2/var3/... So I wrote this .htacess: RewriteEngine On ...
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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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Is it possible to use cloudflare without having them managing my DNS?

I need to use cloudflare without having them managing my DNS, My DNS server have much more options that I do need. Instead of setting cloudflare as my dns server, I have added it as a NS record from ...
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Domain Content at Different URL [closed]

I know next to nothing pertaining to this topic, so I will do my best to describe my situation. I tried looking for answers, but I think I just need someone to put it into layman's terms for me. I am ...
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Memcache alternative for cpanel hosting

Memcache is the best caching API for php, but it is not available on most of the hosting providers. Are there any alternatives to memcache which are available for most hosting providers(e.g. Godaddy)? ...
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Directing Domain to Hosting Directory

I just purchased a domain on Dreamhost, let's say foo.com. I already have hosting, let's say at 123.4.56.789, and have setup a directory foo.com which is accessible at 123.4.56.789/foo.com/. I can set ...
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Why web hosting providers use Apache for their plans?

As the title says, I see most web hosting companies provide plans that running Apache instead of Nginx. So, what is the reason that makes them stick with Apache? Although, Nginx is much more lighter ...
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How to test the speed of a page that is guarded behind login page?

For public page, I can use pingdom.com to calculate the response time/uptime of a page over a certain period of time. However, pingdom cannot time the response time of a webpage guarded behind a ...
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Advantages of purchasing a domain & hosting before website is developed

I have seen many website owners who have purchased the domain & a hosting provider before the website is online. These websites generally says "Website coming soon".. I know that you need to ...
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Former designer registered my domain in their name and refuses to transfer it

When I hired a local company to design my website they charged me a low one-time fee and a monthly maintenance. Sounded like a great deal at the time, but now I'm not happy with it and I want to go ...
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Recommendations for small hosting solution with lots of support [duplicate]

I maintain a personal website though have never put much effort in building up the front-end. I really just use it as a testbed for various projects I'm working on or tinkering with. For a few years ...
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How do I categorize my website (domain)? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a domain and created the website. I found that this belongs to "None" category and so found blocked in cyberoam firewall. I tried with all possible meta tags at index.html. But ...
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Switching from GoDaddy Hosting to Bluehost Hosting with/without transfering domain names?

I currently have my Wordpress blog hosted with GoDaddy. I want to transfer my hosting to another hosting provider called Bluehost. I also have my domain name for that blog registered with GoDaddy. ...
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Searching a FREE WEB HOST which has a PHP MEMORY LIMIT over 196MB? [duplicate]

I tried to install OpenAtrium on neq3hosting,2freehosting and hostinger. They all have a 128MB PHP memory limit, which cannot be increased through htaccess/settings.php/or similar methods (also ...
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Recommendations for safe and good hosting sites for a personal website? [duplicate]

Can someone provide some recommendations for safe and good hosting sites for a personal website? What is github that I hear about? Can I host my basic website on github?
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How to allocate cPanel resources to customers

We are wanting to start offering hosting services to our customers with dedicated email and all those bells and whistles. We have the servers - both Windows and Linux. (Cloud Instances) The ...
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Test building a new version of a web site

I am working to build a new version of my website. During the time I'm building it I would like to view it live on the internet without having to delete the old one. What is the best way to do this? ...
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pointing Apache to the fresh log after newsyslog rotation? [closed]

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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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 ...