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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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Audio Stream Problem In IOS

I’m using WordPress 5.6 and WordPress Internal Audio Player (HTML 5 Audio Player). Everything is OK on all major browsers, PC, Android - except iOS. In iOS browsers (Safari, Firefox, etc) it turns to ...
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Anti-spam question and google recaptcha added for html contact form but still getting spam messages, how to completely stop?

We implemented the below anti-spam question code into our html contact form. Also google recaptcha is active on the form. But still getting spam of dating and automated other spam messages. Here is ...
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Which is the practical difference between a server and a web server?

Let's consider the following example: I have a solution made with C# on Visual Studio, it has a multi-tier architecture, the different layers are the following: Data Model (Library) Data Access ...
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How to fix error on SMTP mail server setup on aaPanel

I just want to have an SMTP setup on my server using aaPanel. But when I go over these steps I'm facing an error. Why it says A record parsing failed Well, I have already DNS set up on a Cloudflare. ...
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How can I modify the DNS nameservers on aaPanel

Where can I navigate the DNS server on aaPanel platform because I just want to modify it? Thanks in advance.
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Transition multiple independent WP sites to one WP multisite on the server with minimal downtime

I currently have three independent WordPress blogs hosted on a single shared server. The main domain (we'll call domain-A is sitting in the public_html folder. domain-B and domain-C are separate WP ...
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Server Load: Image Downloading vs. Image Viewing

I think my question is fairly simple, but being a bit of a newbie I don't know the answer and I haven't been able to find a satisfactory one searching online. If I have a 25kb page (html) that ...
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Does server timezone affect SEO?

I understand that the geolocation of a server impacts search engine rankings. But does server time affect SEO in any manner? For example, assume that my server is located in the US. If I set the ...
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Is it worth to preserve timestamps of files during server migration?

I am migrating a website from one Linux machine to another with the help of my hosting provider. Is it really worthy to ask them to preserve the timestamps while moving files? In that case, search ...
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Nginx main domain overwriting subdomains

I have an Nginx server running a website, and I'd like to add a new host under a subdomain, to the main domain. However as the title suggests, the subdomain's host seems to get ignored, and replaced ...
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Trouble getting Google Domains subdomains to properly redirect to different ports

I recently registered a domain through Google Domains - www.2darkpark.net - and I'm having trouble trying to redirect subdomains to specific ports on the machine. Specifically, I want to have mc....
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Which URL is best [duplicate]

We are in the process of creating landing pages whose contents will be living in the server whose directory houses mylove.example.com. The URL will be mylove.example.com but for marketing purposes, ...
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Why are post, get and put needed on top of HTTPS protocol? [duplicate]

I understand that the HTTP protocol, especially of the secured type, secured with some data encryption method such as TLS and certified with some SSL certification, is the main way to transfer data in ...
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Getting a TLS certificate for Exim and Dovecot that works with gmail

I have a CentOS 7 server that is running Exim and Dovecot for communicating on SMTP and POP3 ports. I want to configure them to use TLS to encrypt all data. I have already figured how to change the ...
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Using symbols in a directory name

I know that on a PC you can use symbols ( all except \/:*?"<>| ) in a folder name, but does this apply to server directories? I would like specifically use the + and - symbols as a name: ...
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Why is nginx trying to bind to an IP address that I'm not telling it to, and how can I stop it?

I'm trying to host two separate websites from my VPS. I have two services running on different ports. What I am trying to accomplish is have nginx reverse proxy to Service A if the user types in a ...
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Create FTP/SSH account with read-only access in DirectAdmin

I have a developer who wants to check website files on the server. In the past, this developer has made changes that broke the website. In order to avoid unwanted file editing, I need to grant the ...
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How do I handle server redirects on IIS to route requests to two different domains?

I have a domain www.example.com which is running on IIS server and the site content is in ASP.NET. I am migrating part of the site (www to www) to AEM and the rest of it will sit on old.example.com (...
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If a web crawler get a 404 error, will it not index that url?

Say I have a page page.example.com/page. In my (python) server, you only get served html if you are logged in, which you can do at page.example.com/login. If you aren't logged in, the server responds ...
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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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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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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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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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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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