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What is the maximum number of DNS A-records you can use on one domain?

Is it correct that there is no limit to how many DNS A records can be set on a domain? My boss asked me this and it made me curious, I can't find anything online.
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Domain, Hosting and DNS management on 3 seperate providers - is this possible?

I wanted to know if its possible to do the following: Buy Domain from GoDaddy. Buy Hosting from HostGator. Buy DNS Management from DNS Made Easy.
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domain hosting redirect

I have registered a cheap domain (no hosting) and have a web server (AWS). In the domain registration I can forward to the web server. This means that if a user enters my domain they see a frame of my ...
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Host website on UNIX, but email on Windows?

Client has web hosting and email hosting from one web provider. Their email hosting is integrated with their systems for their office — an Exchange server (located on their premises). Both are on a ...
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How to upload a http file to Hostsite(DreamHost) [closed]

How do i upload a http file to any hosting sites? Preferably Dreamhost.
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Cannot change file permission via FTP: '500 - command not understood'

I have an old site that is in danger of being compromised as many of the directories and files have permissions set to 777. However, when I try to change them to 555 via FileZilla I get the error ...
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How to solve 503 issue

I'm participating in a web project. It's a Joomla web page and it's gained a lot of visitors in the past months. Actually we are receiving donations each year to pay site's hosting and domain. The ...
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276 views

Plesk 11 preview site with hosts file

I want to preview my website by manipulating the hosts file, linking to the server's URL but it's not working - My browser always tells me "the connection has been reset during page load". What am I ...
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PHP not enabled by default on GoDaddy shared linux web hosting [closed]

I recently made the mistake of starting a web hosting account with GoDaddy. Let me start by saying that any comments or answers that I should walk away from the money I spent with GoDaddy and go with ...
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How much bandwidth is required to run an app that will be used by ten thousand users at the same time [duplicate]

Could you please tell me how much bandwidth should I look for to run an web based application (total file size 3.4 mb) which will be used by ten thousand users at the same time? App Details: web ...
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107 views

Accessing website from within the LAN via web address

I run a small website at my house; just started it up the other day running Wordpress. The problem I'm facing is fairly obvious: I need to access my website, but I can't use the URL due my hosting on ...
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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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Hosting Video's on Youtube or a service like youtube with HTML5 / FLASH switching

We have 1000's of small product videos currently being played through a Flash player. We want to make this product videos work on apple devices. It's my understanding that Youtube auto switches ...
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Hosting a Site with Windows Azure

This is probably a ridiculously simple question, but is there a way for me to host a normal, static website on Windows Azure? I see on auzre.com that they do offer web hosting, but after trying to ...
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2answers
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How can I route traffic between two hosting servers?

I have a web site. It is designed for two target groups of users: one from Eastern Europe, second - from USA. I also have two hosting accounts - one in USA and one in Europe. I'd like to route the ...
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3answers
397 views

How to calculate Website Bandwidth?

I'm already hosting my site, and looking for another host. So I need to know how much bandwidth my website is using. On my current host I can see only following bandwidth related data: Outbound ...
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1answer
910 views

Hosting Dynamic Content on GitHub?

Is it possible to host dynamic content through GitHub:Pages? More specifically, we are using GitHub Enterprise, so we have a little more control, but I'm not aware of what dynamic content languages ...
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Drupal 7 shared cloud hosting problem

I'm hosting one drupal 7 website on site5.com cloud shared hosting and it seems to be that drupal cache queries go very slow on almost every table that starts with name cache_... This site is using ...
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1answer
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PrestaShop as a webshop

I have been asked by my friend who is starting a new webshop to find the best and cheapest way to get a webshop up and running. Since my skills with php, html, css, mysql etc. are limited, and since I ...
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Google Analytics Filters not removing traffic from other domain

We have a frustrating problem where someone copied our site code including our Google Analytics code. So we are getting stats logged from their site which is very frustrating. I have setup 4 Filters, ...
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1answer
109 views

I want to purchase a (.IN) domain name with Crazy Domains [closed]

I want to purchase only the domain name with Crazy Domains, I already have web hosting. Can any one advise me on whether or not going with Crazy Domain is fruitful or not? Issue: they have an option ...
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1answer
131 views

Running Two Website On EC2 Or Alternative Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've been developing and planning to launch my website using amazon EC2. I'm planning to launch Two website, one ...
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1answer
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Hosting inhouse or in a Data center

I have test application, which popularity would drive the business - its a portal to be used by 100's of people. I am at a very start up of it and confused whether to host it on my inhouse server or ...
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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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1answer
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What should I do if I host my email with a different email server, while using another web hosting for hosting my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? What should I do if I host my email with a different email server, while using another web hosting ...
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1answer
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Why Can I See 301'd URL in Google Index

I have a domain, www.timeclockmtsonline that I have 301'd to www.timeclockmts-online.com using the following PHP: <?php header( "HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently" ); header( "Location: ...
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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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2answers
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Freelance Terms [closed]

I am having many arguments with my client about the terms of a large project and need some advice. The client is a middle man linking me up with the company that needs the website, so the end customer ...
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Questions regarding web hosting

I'm about to purchase a shared web hosting plan at dreamhost but I have a few questions before I do. Since I live in Sweden and gonna register a domain in the U.S I don't really know the laws ...
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1answer
260 views

What is the ranking impact of scripts added by some free hosting websites?

I have noticed that some free hosting websites add scripts at the end of uploaded pages. For example: <noscript><a title="Free hosting" href="http://www.1freehosting.com">Free ...
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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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3answers
198 views

File upload through webform failed, server config?

I'm in the process of moving my sites from a shared hosting to a VPS (running CentOS with Plesk 10). When testing on my VPS I noticed that all of the sudden I couldn't upload files through a webform ...
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1answer
46 views

Website Duplication issue

We just launched our New site with lots of changes in design and content. After getting into my Cpanle i came to know that my website developing company have done this to my site. The old site is ...
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Why shouldn't I use Amazon S3 for hosting a static webpage

I remember reading somewhere that there was a serious pitfall to using Amazon S3 for hosting a static website. I forgot what it was though. To me, S3 seems like a perfect option. Super fast, super ...
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Prevent hotlinking or leeching bandwidth on PHPBB

My site uses PHPBB as a forum, and we would like to use it as a place to store and share large files up to 1gb. I'm afraid that if one of our hotlinks is overly shared, it will cause problems with ...
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Compromised private RSA key

What sorts of problems can be caused by a compromised private RSA key? Is this even that big of a deal? I'm getting very little specific info on Google. :(
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How to start using webserver for business [closed]

As a software developer I want to start my own business and I have a question for web services. Through years I was using a lot of shared hosting services, but now I need some detailed info as I ...
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2answers
420 views

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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2answers
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Use web hosting as a external email server

I have this question is it stupid to use a shared hosting to host my domain for only my email address not for a website.
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Reverse proxy with no httpd access

I'll outline my requirement, proposed solution and if anyone has a better idea please feel free to suggest. Requirements / Desires - I want multiple clients to be connectible to an address ...
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1answer
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Cannot alter file permission on server (550). Is this because I have no domain name?

I am building a site on a CMS (modx) for a client who has not decided on their domain name. I have access to WHM so just set up an account with out pointing any domain name to it and began developing ...
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How to upload a web site

So I have been experimenting with web design for the last year and I was always viewing the web pages locally on my machine. Now a friend wants to create a web page and I have already designed ...
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Is it normal for a registrar to charge for nameserver changes?

My registrar, 34sp.com, wants to charge for changing nameservers for a domain. The domain is a .cc domain. If this matters. Is this normal? I've never heard of this before. Almost $30 US for a ...
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Increase Servers folder depth limit for running scripts?

I have a CMS on my site that utilises TinyMCE (the WYSIWYG text editor). The issue is that TinyMCE cannot browse for files (example: images) on the web server. I get the error: Error 324 ...
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2answers
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Multiple IPs for customer in Plesk 11

First of all, please forgive me if my question sounds dumb, as I'm not very skilled in sys admin... For a shared web hosting plan, my host (which is a reseller) used to provide 3 different IPs for a ...
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free or cheap Email hosting service for up to 10 users for custom domain [closed]

Considering Google Apps is no longer free as of recently, are there any similar services? I know of Zoho Mail, which is free for up to 3 users. However, I don't like their interface. If not free, ...
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1answer
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Place to host picture/sound gallery [duplicate]

I have the following problem. I own a wallpaper/ringtone collection mobile app and I need a place to host the collection itself. So I need a hosting with following parameters: 1-2 GB disk ...
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1answer
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Setting up domain name and email servers for VPS [closed]

These are very beginner questions. I just got an instance of VPS with no domain name yet. The only way I can access my VPS is through SSH to a static IP. (1) How do I register a domain name and host ...
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Cannot access my website

I am not very sure where is the problem, but it is following: I have webhost http://dtech.id.lv which I cannot access from both of my home PC's nor via browser nor via FTP. It opens normaly if I ...
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Do online webhosting accounts allow the customers to install and run webservers like node.js? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing python packages on shared hosting? I have designed a website that uses node.js and socket.io for the onsite instant messaging system. However, for running ...