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How do I turn 'off' a (hosted) domain's web server while leaving email in tact?

I have a web hosting account at HostGator (for a domain registered with GoDaddy), where I would like to only use email, and completely turn off the website/webserver (for that domain), such that it ...
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Websites sharing the same IP address

I have always been confused by the idea that multiple websites sharing the same IP address. I mean if there is a webserver out there that has an IP address. I can simply key in this IP address with ...
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On line email form hangs on php mail() function. What server issue could be causing this? [migrated]

I have a contact form on my website that has a dead simple php mail() function. I am 99% certain the php is not the issue as I have the exact same function on other sites that works fine. However, ...
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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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Can I rent a multipurpose server for gaming and web hosting?

I am thinking about renting a server. The problem is, there aren't just "servers", like one would build at home, there are game servers, web servers, etc. Now the first question would be: can I rent ...
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High cost of making a website? [closed]

There was a rumor about the US's HealthCare website costing around $600 million to create. I looked online, and found that to be a myth, and the real number to be in the range of $93-175 million ...
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When IIS rewrite rule fails it triggers or moves on to a 2nd rewrite rule

Windows 2008 Server: IIS 7.5 I want to construct a rewrite and redirect rule so that if it fails, (can't find the page because the condition is not met, or perhaps page does not exist) another rule is ...
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Receving an error when trying to access my site with Opera mini: “could not locate remote server” [closed]

I always receive an error when I try to access my site via Opera mini on Android (version: 7.5 build: 33361): could not locate remote server I've used another browser on the same device and it can ...
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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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Securing cPanel and WHM

Is there a way I can trace users who log in in my cPanel and WHM? I know about cPHulk but it just records users who attack the server. I just want to record every user their IP address that log into ...
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Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers [duplicate]

I just finished a website that I designed and submitted it to Google PageSpeed Insights for performance reviews, and this is the results I got: It says I need to set expiry date or a maximum age in ...
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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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Server runs out of space when using cfimage in ColdFusion

I use a hosted ColdFusion server, therefore I have no access to CF Admin, however the server hosts are quite good. I'm using cffile to upload images and cfimage to re-size them (if the uploaded file ...
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Should we allow HEAD requests?

Our web application is predominantly read-only. As such we only allow GET requests. However, we regularly get errors in our logs because of user agents making HEAD requests. I've seen these come from ...
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Still prompted for a password after adding SSH public key to a server

I'm attempting to setup a git repository on my Dreamhost web server by following the "Setup: For the Impatient" instructions here. I'm having difficulty setting up public key access to the server. ...
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MAMP Pro Installed On Mavericks 10.9

I have MAMP Pro Installed. I'm well aware with the advanced features of MAMP Pro I can change to different types of Hosts, but I wanted to know why my previous method would not work within mavericks. ...
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What happens when overwriting a static file?

Say you've got a purely static website. It's popular so people are often visiting your index.html. What happens when you use your ftp client to overwrite the file? Will people ever see any odd ...
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Which is more supported by web clients (browsers): SAN (Subject Alternative Name) or Wildcard SSL Certificates?

Which are more widely supported by browser clients, wildcard or SAN certificates? I need to decide between using a SAN cert or a wildcard cert. Client/browser compatibility is my biggest concern.
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Accessing a development LAMP server as if it were the live server by faking the URL

At the moment I have my test server set-up like so http://localhost/~callum but I want to set-up a fake url so I can link javascripts and CSS files from my PHP files. Hope this makes sense any help is ...
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Is it possible to use server-X's mail server for a site hosted in server-Y?

I have 2 hosting server and domain. Let say domain-X is pointed to server-X & domain-Y is pointed to server-Y. Hosted a site on server-Y & a sub-domain of domain-X is forwarded to ...
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Backend Development Vs. Classical WAR Deployment for Web applications with high intensity

Normally during my Web application development, I write my HTML/CSS/JS and then deploy it (as WAR) on Tomcat. Now I would like to use a general purpose language as a backend to deal with the ...
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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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Issue when changing Joomla! 3.1 server

I am changing my Joomla server from last host to another (the domain changed to). First I made a ZIP backup with all of my instalation files (even .htaccess/php.ini/etc...), I mean, ALL files from my ...
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Uploaded files to home web server only showing when accessed from server

I've not set up a home web server before so chances are I've made many mistakes. I've used XAMPP on the pc, set up the name servers, used freedns and so far so good. The site is visible, online and ...
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Best web environment for running python powered website [closed]

I am new into python programming. 1st is was a php developer. Learnt php by poking around the internet. now in my collage course most of the course are based on python or java. So i thought to Get ...
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Website hosting [duplicate]

First off I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask this question, if it is please direct me to the correct place. Ok with that out of the way I have a question about where to host my website. I ...
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Resources to learn IIS on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to learn how to manage IIS on Windows Server 2012 but I'm not sure where to look at. Can someone point out some books, videos, tutorials or other resources about that?
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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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I need to change hosting for multiple domains, what should I consider? [closed]

I work at a small web developer company which primarily works with Joomla!. We need to switch from one hosting to another. What should I think about? Copy all sites via FTP Copy all Databases ...
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Best OS, Control Panel etc. for a WordPress multisites on VPS server? [duplicate]

On a VPS server what is the better to use for the best performance with WordPress multisites? Apache, Lighttpd or Nginx? OS? Free alternative control panel of cPanel/whm (uses less memory and works ...
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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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Server log what does “ho=<something>” mean?

I have got a Joomla site that got hacked and I am looking at the server logs and I see something like: GET /bind.php ...
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Does Image Hosting affects CPU usage on webservers?

I am working on an android app in which i am including an image gallery. The images will be stored on Webserver and will be accessible by app. I want to know that if I only store images on webserver ...
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Setting up a Generic Cloud based SMTP for all users

Our enterprise application requires our users to specify their smtp server details to send out email notifications from the app. The problem is that on average 80% of our user base wouldn't have a ...
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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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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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Plesk to Webmin - reconcile/unite vhosts setting from the former to the latter [CentOS 6.3]

So I decided to switch from Plesk to Webmin. Normally in Plesk, when I add a new domain name, it would auto generate a document root under /var/www/vhosts/domain_name/ Now moving to Webmin, in a ...
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Trying to improve the server response time

I have used the Google Developer PageSpeed Test and it suggests this: Improve server response time Suggestions for this page Long web server response times delay page loading. Reduce your response ...
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Reading .mht webpages from server

We have some .mht files which load fine from local files but when loaded from the remote webserver display as junk text. What can I do to make them work correctly from our webserver?
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How can I get access logs from TMG? (e.g,. GET method requests)

I'm using QRadar as a SIEM solution. I want to integrate TMG logs so that I can obtain/search GET requests with specific extensions (e.g., .jpg, .html, .php). I know in Apache you can get this ...
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What is the web server that suits my need? [duplicate]

I have a website which has around 500 visits per day, 10000 per month and it is powered by Joomla. It is a website where user can create new entries and can also look up entries which are saved in ...
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what should be my initial address for sitemap and robots.txt if I'm using redirection

What should be my initial adress when using this site: http://www.xml-sitemaps.com? I have a folder inside my root where I have all my files. For example I have domain.com and my start directory is ...
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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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Am I being hacked or harvested? [closed]

I just did some log analysis of Q1 for one of my client's sites. There were about 30,000 sessions created for this site for each of the five separate IP addresses starting with 79.171.81.xxx. 150,000 ...
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Can I redirect the HTTP request towards an old folder to the homepage using .htaccess file?

I have to following situation: I had an old blog that was made using Joomla (this blog was indexed well enough by search engines). For some problems I delete it and I have create it again using ...
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htaccess doesnt work in subfolder

I'm using xampp with apache on my windows machine. My directory structure is: C:/xampp/htdocs ---------------/Sync --------------------/ProtectedFolderA ...
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Web server with or without Panel [closed]

I start a Web server for my company for hosting about 15 website and I didn't install a Control Panel, I do everything by command and i'm pretty comfortable with it but do you think i'm losing time by ...
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Setting up a VM testing server [MySQL, HTML, & PHP webstore] Testing for SQL correctness?

Question: Is there a way to test for correctness once the SQL DB copy has been installed on the local machine so I can confidently move to step number 3? Is there any information on the web that would ...
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hidden_html - What is this for?

My host provides pre-made folders (softaculous, public_html, public_ftp) and one of them is hidden_html. I'm curious as to what this folder is for. I realize it's just a folder on the server and ...
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Client expects additional 'free' work outside of contract [closed]

I am currently working on a freelance project where my client expects me to set up his entire server from scratch. Right now the server has a clean / unconfigured version of IIS 6 installed. While ...