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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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Excess bandwidth usage, how do I overcome this?

I received a higher than normal monthly bill from my web hosting company. They have told me that I have exceeded my monthly minimum for bandwidth usage and advised me to reduce the file size of my web ...
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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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What is your experience with Amazon EC2 hosting? [closed]

What is your experience with Amazon EC2 cloud hosting service? a) setting up and configuring the service b) maintenance c) speed / latency d) reliability? Amazon did experience some major outages ...
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How to create a portfolio website for minimal cost? [closed]

I am planning on creating an online portfolio for myself, to use in my resume and to use for other personal use, with my own domain name. I am pretty sure there is nothing free out there to create a ...
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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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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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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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FileZilla server on Windows with IIS and NEW folder / file permissions

I am using FileZilla server on Windows 2008. The service runs under the Local System account at the moment. IIS isn't able to create files (eg for cache) or folders in these FileZilla created folders ...
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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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Hosting a website with Windows Azure

I may be completely misunderstanding what Azure is but is it possible for me to host a basic website on Windows Azure? I have a site that I've built in HTML and CSS that I'd like to upload to Azure ...
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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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How to choose between web hosting and cloud hosting?

How to choose between normal web hosting and cloud hosting, what are the key points that can make this decision easier. Does everything I can do in the normal web hosting is possible in cloud one? In ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Problem uploading files, access denied via cPanel, while not in FTP

I have problem with uploading my files via cPanel but it works by FileZilla (FTP). It was said: upload canceled: VIRUS DETECTED (Access Denied, ERROR). I have tried uploading files via cPanel using ...
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Is GoDaddy a good hosting service? [closed]

I was looking for a basic hosting, not big one, with a least 1GB of storage. I took a look at GoDaddy, and it has great prices and really give a lot for that amount. So that's why I'm wondering, ...
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Is Azure compatible with JPEG XR?

I just put an F#/MVC app into a Windows Azure solution as a Web Role. Before migration, my JPEG XR (*.WDP\) files were getting displayed on the client in IE9 without issue via my local and hosted ...
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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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I see files in Filezilla, but the internet denies their existance

I am doing some updates to a 10-year old site, and I am baffled. Everything worked great locally, so I uploaded a bunch of stuff to the server using Filezilla. Within Filezilla I can see all of the ...
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web hosting plan for portfolio site

I'm currently creating my personal website right now. The website is only a portfolio site to display websites that I have created (I haven't made any as of yet), and it will not be a blog site also. ...
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Does a system exist to facilitate virtual meetings and file sharing?

I'm looking for a system that is similar to an online classroom setup but allows for virtual meeting rooms with video/audio conferencing, and of course file sharing. I'm preferring an open source ...
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Two websites at the same host but on different accounts to use the same database

I have 2 websites and would like to use the same database for both sites. The MySQL database contains just a simple guestbook. The websites are one seperate hosting accounts, but with the same host. ...
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check server speed / response time

I was reeled in by cheap, unlimited hosting. (Well, kind of cheap apart from having to buy a year upfront.) The moral of the story is it's awful. I'm trying to find a reason for them to let me leave ...
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High Traffic Web Host Solution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm currently shopping around for a web host for our website we are hoping to release in the near future. This is my ...
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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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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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How do I disable the ftp:// hostname

Is there anyway to change hostname from being [ftp://mysite.com]?. I'm not sure if there is any benefit to doing this but I notice that for high profile sites that doesn't get me to their FTP login, ...
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Creating hosting accounts in WHM on a single IP

I've just purchased a VPS with the hope of transferring multiple shared hosting accounts onto it. The problem is that I've only got 2 IP addresses with my VPS. I can create an account and assign it ...
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How to access phpMyAdmin with Hosting Controller?

I am trying to update a site for a client. All the login info they have given me is for something called Hosting Controller. I've never seen it before but it seems like cPanel. I can create email ...
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DNS: forward part of a managed domain to one host, but sub domain services to another (Google Apps)

I was going to post this as a comment against DNS: Forward domain to another host, but I don't seem able to do that. I'm in a similar situation. I have a DNS registered/managed by enom, except with ...
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Cheap Hosting Provider for Business Splash Page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a provider to host a splash page for my business. One page (index.htm) with some basic HTML (company ...
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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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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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Website still displays deleted files

I went to update a website's CSS today and noticed whenever I uploaded the file with my changes nothing would happen - no changes would appear on my site. This was the same with any of the images I ...
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Will it hurt my website's SEO friendliness if I host a french targetted website at, let's say, godaddy.com?

I have read that the server location is important for a website to be SEO friendly. I am planning to build a website from scratch which is targetted mainly to french audience (in france), but I am ...
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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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How to restore plesk files correctly?

Recently my server crashed. So I reinstalled Plesk and uploaded all databases to var/lib/mysql and site files to backup/vhosts. How do I get it all back to normal?
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Hosting a public dedicated game server with user authentication

I am basically looking for a cheap hosting provider to host a Call of Duty game server in India. But this is not a localized question actually as you will see when you go through the complete ...
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Pros and cons of separate hosting accounts versus using an addon domain

For historical reasons, I have "Site A" on "Hosting Account A", and "Site B" on "Account B", totally independent accounts with the same vendor, Bluehost. Both are primary domains. Now that Hosting ...
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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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Link building campaign for externally hosted subdomain

I am launching a link building campaign for a subdomain. I plan to ensure that the subdomain receive enough links from the parent domain and external domains in order to speed up indexing and increase ...
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My domain name has two spellings, how do I tell which one users type more?

I registered another spelling for my domain name. I point them at the same IP with DNS set-up tool. How do I tell which one my visitors come from more? Would I be able to view that kind of statistics ...
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wordpress sites are slow on shared hosting but plain html/css sites are fast

I've got a shared hosting account, unlimited sites, unlimited GB, unlimited bandwidth etc etc. Of course because it's shared and a cheap one at that - there's too many sites on each server and it ...
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Do hosting company and CMS matter?

Does it matter for SERP, where my site is hosted and whether it's created with the use of a CMS, and if yes, does it matter, what particular CMS was used?
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Investigating and finding a web host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking for a website host and have been searching the web for similar websites(similar to my website) and ...
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249 views

How should we handle a website migration to a CMS?

I am asked to migrate an existing website to a CMS (Joomla / Drupal). The current website is on a shared hosting and there are already lots of files inside the public_html folder. I am thinking of ...
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Hosting terminology explained

I am learning the Play framework, and while looking for a place to host (never hosted a site before) I find myself lost in this world. I do not understand the terminology used for pricing. I have ...
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Looking for Windows shared web hosting with PHP support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for Windows based shared web hosting which supports multiple hosted web sites (multiple domains). ...