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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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Moving website images to remote server vs moving database to remote server

I have a wordpress website that has gotten too big for a single server. I need to decide whether I should host the database externally i.e. purchase another server for the DB or if i should host the ...
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Running Nodejs application and wordpress in same server

I am using one EC2 instance of AWS, I have two domains which I will connect with ec2 elastic ip but one domain will have wordpress running on it and other will have nodejs application running on it. ...
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How to host a webpage with AWS using IP address

I have a free tier AWS server. It is a Ubuntu server and I a beginner. I don't have a registered domain name, I have HTML and CSS code for the web pages. I normally see that I can access websites ...
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Nginx server - Wordpress - .htaccess

I am running an Nginx server with Wordpress installed on it. The Wordpress installation has an .htaccess file in its root. Now I read that Nginx doesn't actually work with .htaccess files and using ....
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Will lazyloading or deferring load of products on a category page have negative SEO effect on the ranking of the category keyword?

Let's say I have a clothing store. In that store, I have a page for the "Shoes Category." By default, the server processes and outputs 50 products per paginated page of a category. In an effort ...
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How do I disable socket.io cookie named io server-side?

I needed to disable the socket.io cookie named io server-side. I follow the path to file creating the cookie to a file located at C:\socket.io\examples\chat\node_modules\socket.io\node_modules\engine....
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is access time of images dependant on number of images on server?

I expect to host a website with many images, and I mean many - around 300-400k. I am wondering if the number of items on my server affects access time? In other words, will GET requests be slower ...
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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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Optimize application to handle huge load spikes

Our application is growing fast so now we need to scale the infrastructure to don't slow down the entire website independently on how many users we have The backend system is based on many curl calls ...
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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 to create user in phpmyadmin to connect two servers?

IP my Website: 192.168.19.33 and IP Database server is: 192.168.19.41. How to create user account in phpmyadmin for the connection between the two servers? And how to edit this setting: ...
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What's a good strategy to prepare my hosting for a huge spike in traffic? [duplicate]

A regular small website doesn't need dedicated high powered servers on a daily basis for hosting. But cheap $10-$20 a month hosting will probably cripple fairly quickly under a traffic spike. What ...
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Usurance quoting system fails with error “No such file or directory: exec of /usr/lib/cgi-bin/cqsl.cgi”

I purchased a quoting engine but I am having a problem with the installation. I've followed instructions in the readme.html file (http://usurance.biz/readme.html), but I am getting an "Internal Error"....
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DNS/Routing Issue - How to Provide Immediate Access to a Newly Created Instance

Background: SaaS company here. Each of our customers is going to receive their own private ec2 instance containing their own copy of one or more of our apps. The plan is for customers to be able to ...
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How do I know if I really have a dedicated server?

My business partner paid extra for a shared server to a dedicated, private server - for my database only; the code remains on the shared server, as we can't afford 2 private servers. That's just the ...
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HTML5 videos don't play on iOS devices when served with Apache on OSX Mavericks [closed]

I'm running Apache as a web server on OSX Mavericks on a home machine. Videos in the HTML5 <video> tag do not play on iOS devices. They do play on other devices (laptop, desktop, OSX, Windows, ...
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.htaccess how to redirect the contents of a directory to a subdirectory

I'm trying to redirect the contents of a directory that is placed at the top level of my website, to a subdirectory one level deep. I also need to exclude two files and a folder. Nothing I've tried so ...
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What is SymLinksIfOwnerMatch?

What is SymLinksIfOwnerMatch in .htaccess, in layman's terms? I have this option active. Do I need it? I have a plain HTML web site (though might go for Joomla one day). Some sites specify that it ...
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Link namecheap domain to IP

I just bought a domain at namecheap and I want to link it to my server's IP. I have set up port forwarding to the server to I think I just need to link the domain to the static IP. These are my Host ...
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Why I cannot see the root folder of my website?

I have a website hosted by Altervista on ComicPress theme. I purchased the second level domain, the URL is still myblogname.altervista.org. I installed FileZilla client for entering the root folder ...
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Why/What is the need for an abuse email account for website domain?

My website has email address for me to contact but few have suggested me to have an abuse@yourdomain.com email address.. Please clarify my doubt if someone can.
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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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.htaccess image localhost

So I've created simple .htaccess file as following to make my webiste more SEO: # PROTECT FILES <FilesMatch "\.(htaccess|htpasswd|ini|fla|psd|log|sh)$"> Order Allow,Deny Deny from all </...
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Setting up domain name for a different country

I'd like to ask a question regarding domain registration and server details. We have an existing website in .com and we would like to have a .jp site for Japanese. We have already registered the ...
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Separate server for images?

Should I be using a separate server for hosting images that are created on a website? For example, my application creates images and currently stores them on the same server. I have around 200k+ ...
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Server not found when using 3G/4G

I have been battling with an error that presents itself to some of my customers for the best part of 3 months. My hosting provider NameCheap can not fix the error so I am poised to move the site ...
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Is it safe to give write permission to _www user account?

I want to use PHP to modify some of my files, but can someone else use this account to modify my files without my acknowledgment?
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Godaddy Server location?

I recently changed my Godaddy shared hosting's location from US to a Europe based data center. After the migration I looked up the new server's IP and it's based in the US too. ("Arizona - Scottsdale ...
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Which VPS is best ? SSD VPS or HDD VPS? [duplicate]

Some years back when I began working in the SSD VPS business I didn’t recognize what an “area name” is, yet what a SSD is. It was two years prior when I first found out about SSD and I’m almost ...
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How to download a dump of the mysql database from the server's /root/

I have tried to install Let's Encrypt free SSL and somehow I messed up my whole server. I have 2 websites on it, a Wordpress blog and some really small website that I use for practicing php. Anyway, ...
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How to prevent anyone from knowing that some domains are in the same server?

I am using some dedicated server with lots of different IPs. Some domains are put on different IPs. However, anyone can see that domaina.com is pointed to ns1.myserver.com. How to prevent that?
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

Grr. This is annoying. I can send/receive email locally (eg. joe@example.com <-> sue@example.com) I can't send/receive email to/from other domains (eg. joe@hotmail.com <-> sue@example.com) ...
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Purpose of 408 Status Code

I am seeing almost 3000 entries in access_log of my VPS for 408 status code. Here is an example. 86.220.66.228 - - [03/Apr/2016:08:39:12 -0400] "GET /?p=444 HTTP/1.1" 200 5748 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (...
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Where to upload my files to on openshift?

I have a node app that I want to upload on openshift. I have already managed to create a public/private key and am able to sftp to my server. However, when I enter what I see is the following: I ...
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What Ranks Better? Faster Server located in foreign country or Slower Server from same country?

95% of my website traffic is from India and 5% from USA. What happens if I host my server with higher resources in USA or with lower resources in India. Will it have any effect on the ranking of my ...
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Google Search Console verification problem after blocking countries

I have recently blocked all countries except USA and Australia to access my web server as I was getting frequent attacks from many countries. My business is totally based in Australia and I don't ...
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Setting up another server at another address

Im not really that knowledgeable in servers and set-ups, but have my own dedicated server that runs my business website. Currently both name servers of my domain are the same server, which I intent ...
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What criteria should I consider when choosing a domain register? [duplicate]

I want to create a blog with my own domain and there are many companies which offer the same domain for different prices. Do they offer different services at different price points or does their ...
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any way I can fix this cphulk situation?

I should probably sue the cpanel guys right about now. The point is, I'm receiving all these strange messages in my logs about cphulk (brute force detection system) not being able to do its job of ...
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change cpanel log file location

Is there a way in some configuration file to specify a new folder to put all the cpanel log files in, or is there a way to specify new log file names for each log? I ask this because I want to store ...
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Can a later DocumentRoot directive override an earlier DocumentRoot directive?

Because I use cPanel, the WHM developers are trying to restrict my subdomain creation to any folder within my user account of /home/username. In order to improve processing speed, I created a ram ...
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Host Server relocation procedure

I have this technical issue below... We have this domino server in our DMZ that hosts multiple websites. This server has a public ip x.x.x.x. Now we are asked to move this server away from our ...
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Mulitcore or Clock Speed

For programs like Apache, do they work better with more threads, or due to their asynchronous handling of requests make it so they handle better with a higher clock speed?
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How to change the hosting company and keep the email messages?

We aren't pleased with our current shared hosting account and we will change our hosting company to AWS (if this matter). The main problem which I see now is that we have two email accounts (let's say ...
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Will there be conflict if there is two account with the same domain?

What will happen if more than one account on the same server is using the same domain? For instance in shared hosting, I have two user using the same domain name (Add-ons). Since this two accounts are ...
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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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Google Analytics only showing a fraction of unique hits

My web server is showing 5 times more unique hits than the google analytics dashboard, i'm afraid when I add the ads in my website it won't show the real amount of views/clicks etc, is there any way ...
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Is SiteLock really beneficial in protecting medium sized websites (1k pages)? [closed]

My sites are hosted at a shared server at HostGator who have recently started sneakily pushing their customers to subscribe to SiteLock. I have a few client sites, and a sizable Wordpress site (1k+ ...
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My server does not look up with static ips

lately the users with static ips can not look websites on my server and they giving not connection error! but some of servers that are connect by cloudflare giving error 403 my webserver is litespeed ...
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How to change document root of main domain in cPanel shared host?

I am in a shared host that I have basic cli access. Inside public_html/ I host several addon domains, each in its own dir. Is it possible to make my main domain's document root inside another folder ...