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A computer program running as a service, a physical computer dedicated to running one or more such services or a software/hardware system such as a database server, file server, mail server, or print server.

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Processor: more cores or higher clock for webhosting with MAMP? [migrated]

I want to buy a Mac mini for webhosting with MAMP. I'll use Apache with PHP and MySQL. I have the choice between: 3.6GHz quad‑core 8th‑generation Intel Core i3 and 3.0GHz 6‑core 8th‑generation ...
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Where can I hire a server to help me click something on other websites automatically? [closed]

I have a very simple online webpage game, this game requires me to click an HTML button every 60 minutes (the time-precision doesn't mind). And it does not have something like Recaptcha to prevent ...
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How does the base URL of a website show the contents of home.php?

My server only contains some files like home.php, this.php, that.php, etc. But when I type my website (example.com), how does it show the contents of example.com/home.php?
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cPanel powered site is not accessible via IP address by my reverse proxy (it gives a 404 error)

I'm paying for a hosting service which uses cPanel, and a domain name. Originally, my domain name pointed straight to the hosting service (as is the default). A new layer I'm adding is a reverse ...
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My e-mails are blacklisted. Is it my fault or other people on same server?

I was using https://www.mail-tester.com to check if my email address was on any spam lists. It came back with 3 positive results (against 25 of the most common). Does this mean that people marked my ...
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Cheapest way to use a MySql Database on Microsoft Azure

I am currently evaluating features of Microsoft Azure, and want to try their Azure Database for MySQL service in a little test project. I just need a very basic database with minimal performance and ...
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Processing iframes reliably when webserver can only handle one request at a time

I'm trying to serve HTML from a web server made in MS-DOS that is capable of processing one web request at a time. I made some HTML in which two iframes must be loaded. I use iframes because ...
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Is there a difference between server issue or control panel issue?

Is there a way to check if the issue is a server issue, or just a control panel issue? I ask this question to know when one can be accepted to ask on Server Fault, as required in their page What ...
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MX for subdomain not showing up

I have an Apex domain with two MX Records e.g. Example.com MX 10 cluster.host.com MX 20 cluster.host.com This domain has a subdomain with a different MX record e.g. Sub.example.com MX 10 filter.host....
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Apache: using %{DOCUMENT_ROOT} inside <Directory> section

My virtualhost configuration file sites-available/site.conf contains (some lines omitted): <VirtualHost *:443> <Directory /var/www/html/my_website> # set options </Directory>...
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Can I create/host my own .com/.net domain name at home?

Okay, I'm thinking about hosting my own DNS/Domain name at home for a minecraft server I'm making for a professional IP address (like myservername.example). To my understanding, this is possible? If I ...
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Possible security issues when running a web server on a home connection? [duplicate]

I want to run a home web server, but I'm concerned this could expose my home network to security issues. The server will run on a dedicated machine, with nothing on it except the os + lamp stack. ...
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E-commerce aparently using single page applications frameworks as multi page applications

When I see e-commerces in my country I see page reloads that lead me to think that they use MPA and do not use frontend frameworks. I talked with some coworkers and they said that actually they use ...
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Server receiving hit from its own DigitalOcean public IP Address. Why is that and how to resolve this?

I have a MEAN Stack application deployed on a Digital Ocean Droplet and I am using Nginx as proxy server to handle the request and redirect to application's particular port. I wrote a short script in ...
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How do web servers identify the client's location

Many websites directs the user to specific subdomains or domains based on their location. For example, if a user based in the UK types yahoo.com, the user somehow redirected to uk.yahoo.com. If the ...
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How to get into the “non spam” territory as a new website/server?

Well we are just in the process of releasing a website live, first for a select few testers and soon (plan is around summer) for everyone. Now everything is working, and I just started the last ...
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When making the staging site go live, can you simply change the folder names in FTP?

I have a staging site called: stg.website.com I want to make this version of the site my live version now. In FTP, I have 2 folders 1) stg.website.com (the staging website) 2) www.website.com (the ...
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configure codeigniter website to open website on other hosting account

Suppose there is a website www.example.com with a web hosting account (Shared Hosting - Linux Server). There is another website www.example2.com with a web hosting account (Shared Hosting - Linux ...
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Apache alias directory only working for index page, sub pages give 404 unless directory name is omitted [SOLVED] [closed]

So I've got this weird problem, I am trying to host a php codeigniter project but I can only access my index page all the other pages give me a 404 error I want it on port 81 so in ports.conf I have ...
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VPS upgrade advice [duplicate]

I am looking for a better VPS solution than I have, and would like to know what is good (price vs specs in 2019) Basic requirements of a potential provider: -1+ vcpu @ 2+GHz -3+ GB ram -20+ GB ...
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Port forwarding multiple webservers, DG1670A/TW

I currently have one webserver with django/nginx connected to my Arris router DG1670A/TW (loaned by Spectrum IP provider). Perhaps the following info is superfluous for answering my question but here ...
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How can I select server size based on the visitors I am getting on my website?

I am looking for some solid explanation or better if there are any industry standards for choosing the server size as per the number of visitors and page-views? And, should one decide server size ...
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How can I check which of my server's ports are open using only CPanel?

I have been trying to get SSH access to my shared LAMP server for ages. I suspect that the ports are locked down or different to what they should be. Currently, the only access I have to the server is ...
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.mht files display as junk text from Jetty server

I have some .mht files which load fine from local files but when loaded from the Jetty web server display as junk text. What can I do to make them work correctly from my Jetty web server? I know ...
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Associate a domain with a site in such a way that a security certificate can be installed on IIS 8.5

I can not publish my website (created with Drupal 7) with IIS 8.5 (windows server 2012 r2). I'm forwarding my domain example.com as a frame to http://192.0.2.4/mywebsite (i got static ip). Everything ...
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Getting close to hosting provider's monthly bandwidth limit - alternatives? [closed]

The maximum plan I can get for bandwidth limit is 1500GB/month. Some providers say they offer unlimited, but when I called them, none are willing to actually offer let's say 3000GB/month. Right now I ...
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.htaccess - redirect the contents of a subdirectory of old domain to new domain (WordPress) [duplicate]

I have problems with the redirection of my old website to our new website under a new domain. The old website was created with Wordpress and the simple redirect 301 was successful. However, some pages ...
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Apache2 failed to restart because of address already in use

Whenever I try to restart my apache2 service it shows an error like this: service apache2 restart Job for apache2.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl ...
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Do I need to assign my own host name to my VPS to connect to it via SSH?

I recently purchased a VPS from a service. The hostname seems semi randomly generated 12jk34kd.vpsservice.example It says I have the option to change the hostname but it looks like I can change ...
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Around the same time every night my site hangs. Other times it loads normally. Help!

I hope this is the right place for this type of question. Around 7 or 8pm (Japan time) my site will hang or time out when accessed about 75% of the time. 25% of the time, it responds normally. This ...
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Identify a user agent consuming massive bandwidth downloading and uploading specific files but never sending a referrer

Blank HTTP_REFERER user agents are downloading and uploading a couple specific files to and from our server! This is causing HUGE bandwidth and CPU usage. We blocked blank referers on our CDN and ...
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Indexing/Ranking/Caching Issue [duplicate]

I am hoping someone can help me out. I co-run a support site for people with mental health problems and suicidal feelings. We scoop up the folks that are searching for suicide methods pulling them ...
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Rsync from Cpanel to Synology

I'm trying to add a Rsync destination for backup in whm, but I keep getting this error when validating Error:Validation for transport “NAS2” failed: Can't ssh to [the Ip Address]: unable to ...
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Do I have to create a DNS server when setting up a network?

I studied a bit of networking in my class a few years ago. But I always had some doubts about this and never got it clear. We set up Windows Server and Ubuntu HTTP servers, DNS servers using apache ...
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Is “Legacy Backup” in WHM necessary when you're running out of space?

Lately I noticed that that my server's disk is running out of space, and that the cpbackup folder in /backup was around 277 GB. I have the Backup Configuration enabled, and then I checked the Legacy ...
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Configure Wordpress to listen on a port other than 80

Looking to set up remote ssh access to a Linux box running Wordpress. That part should be straight forward enough -- just reserve an IP address for the MAC address to that NIC. Once that's ...
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How to avoid long file names being truncated when the server lists the folder content?

Having a remote folder, I want to list all files in it using a web browser. Unfortunately, when file names are long, they are truncated. I observe this whichever the browser (Safari, Firefox, Internet ...
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CentOS 7 Server: What is the recommended way of updating WordPress?

I am new to Linux and have got myself a CentOS 7 VPS. Through tutorials, I have managed to install Apache, PHP and MariaDb. My site is up and running, but I cannot update WordPress or its plugins. I ...
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Does a 504 Gateway Timeout error mean a server has crached?

I am running a php script on a website that creates thumbnails from a big image. The script uses imagick to generates 10 thumbnails per image. It runs on first page load, when the thumbnails don't ...
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Is the time PHP takes to render a page and serve it to the client ever a problem?

PHP is a ubiquitous language that among other things allows a server to render a webpage on request and serve the resulting HTML to the client. For example, the served page might be different for ...
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When to render/build my html that changes frequently? [closed]

I am building a simple website that will display some information. This information can be retreived from a third-party service and changes on average a couple of days. Thus I need a way to ...
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Search Console: Server Connectivity Error - Connect Timeout

Over the last 4 days server connectivity errors have started to pop up in my Search Console. Specifically, it is the connection timeout error. I have been talking to my hosting provider and they ...
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Why is my Last-Modified header always sent using GMT timezone?

I want to send the last-modified in IST timezone, But it always sends in GMT. What is wrong with this PHP code? echo "Timezone " . date_default_timezone_get () ; //==>verified, timezone set ...
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Proper way of allowing Apache to serve from an encrypted folder (/home dir)

I have a folder in my home folder, /home/user/mywebsite. My home folder was encrypted when I installed Ubuntu. I have a symlink in /var/www/fleet -> /home/user/mywebsite. My configuration file: <...
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Multiple web hosting for one domain?

I'm wondering how you're supposed to manage a failure from your web hosting provider (server breakdown, ddos attack, server maintenance...) For instance, is it possible to host your website on ...
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If I have too many 301 redirections on magento, will it slow down the server?

I'm using magneto and I currently have 70,000 URLs are being redirected as 301 (From Catalog >> URL Redirects). I need to add another 4000 URLs, because every time we run out-of-stock I redirect the ...
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Is it possible to Host single website on multiple server? [duplicate]

I have a file sharing website . It's hosted on a dedicated server which have 16gb RAM and 2tb storage . Now I need more storage and RAM but my hosting service can't provide more than 2tb on single ...
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Add My public IP to a VPN setup in UK

I have a server in India office with Public IP address allocated to it. For our UK client we would like to use UK IP address, In our UK office we have VPN setup and there is also a unique VPN out IP. ...
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How to implement WordPress in a subdirectory, hosted on a different server?

I am working with a client who already has a custom e-commerce website set up at their own domain e.g. example.com We want to host their WordPress blog at a subdirectory of their domain e.g. example....
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How to detect visitor's country from his IP for my PHP website right on the server [closed]

the problem: I need to detect visitor's country from his IP so I can display specific code based on the user location (different ads, etc.) in my PHP website. There is many different external ...