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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? [on hold]

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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Different HTTP_HOST received at the server side

In my browser(Maxthon) When I give refresh to an URL name: http://m.example.com/page.. I find that on the server side the HTTP_HOST instead gets: http://www.example.com/page.. This is very ...
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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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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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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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Can DNS point to specific port?

I got virtual machine on some server and my URL is something like this. 111.11.11.111:8002 Can I get DNS who will point to specific port ? One more thing. If I cant do that, can my virtual ...
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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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Wordpress posts/pages stuck in “draft” mode with no “publish” option

I've been trying to find the solution for this for a while but I can't seem to find anyone with the same issues. I have a local server running Ubuntu 16.04 with LAMP stack. Wordpress installed on 2 ...
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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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Does server location and geo location based on IP impact SEO?

I was browsing through a VPS provider and came across this information for additional IPs. Is this true? One of the main criteria Google takes into account when ranking every website is loading ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Using Gmail SMTP server but DMARC p=reject is set in my domain

I have a website hosted on a VPS server. I have the domain setup so incoming mails will still be hosted in the VPS server too. Except the SMTP server I'm using is Gmail since Gmail's sending IP ...
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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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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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How to add a prefix to my domain name?

How do I add something like 'www.CI.domain.com' or 'www.SOMETHING.domain.com' I am pretty sure its probably something to do with my DNS but how would I get it to point to that specific page? ...
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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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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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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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How do I get Windows Server 2012 to prompt me for credentials when I go to a restricted subfolder of my site?

The "Users" group has read access to my entire website so the public can browse my site. Now, I have created an "admin" subfolder which I do not want the public to have access to. So in the ...
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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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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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How to run perl scripts on server? (apache2)

when i visit http://example.com/asd.pl it just asks me if I want to download the script. I have perl module installed in my httpd.conf and I have LoadModule perl_module modules/mod_perl.so How can ...
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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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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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If I am in the UK, does it matter if my web server is physically located in the USA?

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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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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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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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 ...