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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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Subdomain problem in GoDaddy server

I'm hosting a asp.net website on GoDaddy server. I've several subdomains. Suppose my domain is www.example.com - pointed to root (/), and a subdomain is subdomain.example.com - pointed to xyz folder ...
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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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Web hosting announced downtime and how it affects FORWARD domain names?

Our web hosting provider that holds our FORWARD domain names announced that at some point in the next couple weeks they will be migrating servers and that this will cause a 5-10 minute downtime at ...
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How to test the migration of a domain without actually changing the domain?

I have a somewhat complicated situation. We have a blog let's say at myblog.com and it is running fine. However, we now want to cut the budget and use a free hosting service isgreat.org. The service ...
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Unable to add a domain (purchased from godaddy.com) to the dreamhost account [closed]

My client just purchased a domain from godaddy.com and I'm trying to add it as a new domain on their dreamhost account. But it is unable to be added. It simply doesn't work and doesn't even show any ...
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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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Just really confused about setting up my site on Amazon EC2

So I have a site that is developed in ASP.NET MVC2. I use a local instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 to test with, and that's where all my tables/stored procs/etc. are. Now, I want find a web server for ...
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Is it dangerous to keep Thumbs.db on a web server?

Windows Thumbs.db system files that are in most of folders were uploaded with all other files from the localhost to the server. Is it dangerous, if you forget to delete them on the server? I am on ...
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Run server side script on schedule for hosted asp.net application

I'm in the process of deploying my first website which is written is ASP.NET. I need to run a server side script at set intervals during the day which updates a database even if there is nobody using ...
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Where should I host my static websites, preferably with pay as you go pricing? [duplicate]

I have many static websites that I want to host, they only have html, css, js files and images. I'm looking for a simple hosting solution preferably with pay as you pricing, my sites don't have any ...
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Hybrid-Hosting, how can I host one subdomain of existing site on second server?

I have a domain like www.example.com, with a subdomain like sub.example.com. They are hosted by ex: Bluehost. Which steps should I follow to just host sub.example.com on a second Server (AWS S3)?
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How to get email from depreciated mail server (without FTP)

OK... a client of mine has switch DNS and webmail hosts - They have their email set up on the new host and is ready to go. However, there are still a whole bunch of emails on their old server - they ...
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Web applications vs. Websites [closed]

Hello all I'm an android developer just into web development. This Discussion here has me pretty confused. Here are some questions For a social network say, should it be a web application or a ...
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Is it possible to combine two hosts into one Google Webmaster Tools dashboard?

I have a web site running under www. Recently, we added some functionality that had different hosting requirements, so we added a ww2 hostname. Is there any way to combine both hosts into one ...
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When is it worthwhile to host your own website instead of using shared hosting? [closed]

I'm not new to web development, but I have always used shared hosting to suit my needs. However, I see some people choose to serve their websites from their own servers. In considering moving to ...
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Should I host my site with the same company I bought a domain from?

I feel like I heard advice once upon a time that one should split these "services" between two companies. I cannot for the life of me figure out why this should be. For example, what would the ...
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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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How to report abuse to website hosting company (GoDaddy)

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask such a question... Let's say that a website posted a picture of me, without my consent, and I want to be removed (it's something private, could ...
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Can creating a duplicate site for testing and upgradation can cause duplicate content

Considering upgrade of CMS to latest version- the process may take anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks. May suggest - we need to work on live server, what we have planned: take exact replica of site and ...
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Emails have disappeared from 1 account on mail server (WHM/LAMP VPS)

I just received a call from a client saying that all their emails have dissappeared from their inbox. I logged on to their webmail account via CPanel and RoundCube and this appears to be true - there ...
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Does it matter where a server's physical location is?

I am located in the UK, and most of my clients are also in the UK. However. I find some of the products available in the US to be easier to use. I won’t name specific companies, but the price and ...
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Setting up VPS: How to configure name servers

So I got a VPS set up (LAMP) and have transfered a couple of sites over. Now I want to point my domain names from the old host to the new VPS host, which does not have any name servers yet. On my ...
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Evidence for automatic browsing - Log file analysis

I'm analyzing web server logs both in Apache and IIS log formats. I want to find the evidence for automatic browsing, like web robots, spiders, bots, etc. I used python robot-detection 0.2.8 for ...
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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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How many days does it take for Google Webmaster Tools to refresh after a DNS error?

Yesterday I saw a problem in Google Webmaster Tools - it's saying that "Googlebot can not crawl your site because of DNS errors." Please view this image & error date: Then I immediately fixed ...
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Should I create zone for each domain that I want to host on my server

I'm setting up a web hosting on my VPS, I want to host several websites on my vps, I have two domains, domain1.com and domain2.com and a website for each hosted on iis, I know that I should add these ...
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Cannot access area of site using www, without it works

Struggling with this one. I recently bought hosting and domain name. I have put a holding page on the site, plus installed wordpress in the directory /wordpress. Going to ...
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How can I use a custom domain with Google App Engine?

I have purchased a domain from GoDaddy and I want to host it using Google App Engine. But when I added it to the app's custom domain, it asked me to sign up for "Google Apps for Business" (it is a ...
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How to access a website hosted on a shared server (and IP), when its domain is not working?

I'm trying to find out alternative ways to access a website (not mine), which has temporarily lost its domain name due to it expiring. The site owner didn't realise the domain would expire and it has ...
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Automated hosting

I'm going to make a web service, where people can register domain names and host their sites, which they order from us. Also I need proper billing. For this purposes I'm going to buy Hetzner root ...
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Strange Javascript code in my html pages [duplicate]

I've been warned up today by my friend who owns a website I made for him. I've just found that many files from the template directory have been modified today and in every of them, I can find this ...
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CSS files not updating on FTP transfer overwrite

I have a weird issue: I have made changes to a CSS document but when I upload it and overwrite the existing file nothing changes - the old file remains. I have tried this on several FTP clients to ...
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Google Webmaster Tools, DNS Errors & HostPapa

I received this message from Google Webmaster Tools: Over the last 24 hours, Googlebot encountered 2 errors while attempting to retrieve DNS information for your site. The overall error rate ...
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Set nameserver in WHM with VPS that has no domain name?

I have a new VPS I want to use to manage sites on. I need to set up nameservers so that I can point the domain names to the new servers. I know nameservers usually look like ns1.example.com where ...
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Will transferring a domain name to a new registrar cause downtime?

Will transferring a domain name to a new host cause downtime at all on the domain? It's the highest traffic time of the year for us but we really want to keep things moving and need to migrate hosts ...
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Only I can access my hosted website! [closed]

Problem Background I have bought a domain from bigrock.com and hosted website on their server. Initially, I was not able to access my site with its name e.g.: www.sitename.com, but it was ...
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What hosting control panels do major websites use? [closed]

I use cPanel for my personal website only because it came standard when I bought the domain name, but recently it came to my attention that there are other control panels available. I was curious as ...
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Email hosting for managing emails across many domains

I wanted to get peoples thoughts on integrated email hosting solutions. As a webmaster/web developer, I own many domains and would ideally like to incorporate all those emails into 1 interface, like I ...
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Do web hosting companies allow server-side scripts to make external data requests?

I'm currently ready to deploy an asp.net website and looking at web hosting companies. The C# code behind periodically uses HttpWebRequest to pull data from an external website to insert into a SQL ...
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Using an already registered domain name

I've written an asp.net site for a friend and I'm ready to deploy. However, I've never done this before and have a few questions. My friend has already bought/registered a domain name, say for ...
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Host your own website and DNS server

I pay yearly big money for my websites' hostings, domain registrars, etc. My IP is dynamic and provider allows HTTP port. In my local webserver, I can access to my websites like that: localhost:80 - ...
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How to download /var/log via ftp cpanel

I have a cpanel based server and I want to download /var/log so I can analyze why the server crash yesterday. However, if I login as regular user I can't download the file because it doesn't give me ...
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How to view Web Server Activity via a command line or terminal

Is there a way to monitor the activity of a web server via the command line. I have seen in many movies webmasters watching a command line screen in which data is continuously moving up, seems to me ...
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Buying a domain in other country: larger response times?

I bought a domain in a very well know provider of domains in USA (Godaddy). Now I want to use that domain for a site (local bussines) hosted in a server in Spain, and I'm wondering if I will get ...
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Set up development site on another server/host

I'm developing a site for a client. They've got a site now that's hosted at hosting.com. I'm going to move them to my VM hosting solution at edge web but I want to run some tests and have the client ...
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Create A record from the terminal

I have contracted a linux VPS and a domain (www.myproject.com). After that, in the same site from my user area, I have registered a pair of DNS (ns1.myproject.com and ns2.myproject.com) associating ...
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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 ...