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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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Port numbers for SSL

We have an existing web site with HTTP on port 80 and HTTPS on port 443. I'm adding a second site to that now, and from what I understand, I cannot host two sites on the same SSL port. So my ...
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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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Guide to migrating live Ubuntu server [duplicate]

Does anyone know of a good guide for migrating from one Ubuntu server to another. I am going to move the home of my live ruby on rails application and I need to have as little down time as possible, ...
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Difficult Client wants me to deliver project before payment [closed]

I am currently working on a project for a construction company. The payment due for the final milestone is coming up and completes the entire transaction. The contract states that the entire project ...
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Server requirements for thousands of concurrent connections? [closed]

I was wondering if anyone could provide some insight into the approximate server requirements (CPU, RAM, etc) for thousands of concurrent connections to a small text file. The actual number of ...
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Client asking for estimate to set up/ configure his server

I am building a web application for a client. I never set up a server using IIS. He needs me to configure the server to work with mySQL, php, and phpmyadmin. The server, is completely empty/...
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Hosting a website for 10-20 users

I am thinking about a way to stay in touch with friends from college and many people don't have Facebook/Twitter/etc so I wanted to make a very minimal website in which users can login (username / ...
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Should Server or App. Handle API Versioning Logic

My server redirects requests to a single front-end controller. Should it contain enough logic for mapping requests to different controllers based on version, or should the controller handle this logic?...
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How many pageviews can my server handle per day?

I'm sharing some space on a dedicated server, but I'm not sure of the exact specifications. It is very fast though, and the person who I'm sharing the server with say they spend about 1400 a month on ...
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Server comparisons - Comparing servers based on their specs

We are busy creating a server hierarchy manager (possibly not the greatest name). What this is intended to do is determine which of our servers is the best for doing work. We have identified the ...
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Need a study about average latency due to HTTP request and server processing time when downloading images that are a part of DOM

I'm writing a thesis about css sprites and need to know the of the average HTTP request overhead when establishing a connection to download an image file that is a part of DOM. We conducted a study ...
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Server responding to request differnetly

I believe as above hosted locally , the long green delay is actually the home page of the website. May i know what causes those delay? Magento is a very CPU intense monster, is it due to the fact ...
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How to start using webserver for business [closed]

As a software developer I want to start my own business and I have a question for web services. Through years I was using a lot of shared hosting services, but now I need some detailed info as I haven'...
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Use web hosting as a external email server

I have this question is it stupid to use a shared hosting to host my domain for only my email address not for a website.
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Cannot alter file permission on server (550). Is this because I have no domain name?

I am building a site on a CMS (modx) for a client who has not decided on their domain name. I have access to WHM so just set up an account with out pointing any domain name to it and began developing ...
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Monitor GoDaddy shared hosting server downtime

Can I monitor how long my server remains down on Godaddy shared hosting service? I have noticed myself once that for several minutes it was down, then back again. It will be helpful if I could see ...
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One domain name - two servers?

I am launching a website now and my boss has bought a hosting service in one webservice company, but they don't support what I need, then we bought another one where we get the support that we need. ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of site mirroring [closed]

The user Jason Towne advised me to put this question here, rather than on SO. So here goes: Question 1: When sites are mirrored, the content of their respective servers is synchronized (possibly ...
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How to copy Wampserver functionality for localhost on Ubuntu

How to recreate a Wampserver like functionality on my localhost so I can see loaded Apache/PHP/MySQL Version, Loaded PHP modules, My Projects (actual directories in the "/var/www"/) and etc.
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Slower site with the *same* configuration than a mirror copy…?

I've got this Drupal site (ligadelconsorcista.org) that I have to move it from one server to another. The reason was that my older host even when it was pretty decent, it started a couple of months ...
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SMTP on a different port?

I would like to be able to run a SMTP server on port 25, but my ISP blocks it. Is there a way to use a different. I'm running XAMPP Mercury.
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Creating a DNS Server

I want to create a DNS Server (like Google does - 8.8.8.8). I understand that a DNS Server is a Server that gives a IP on being given a hostname, ie. when I ask it what is the IP of google.com, it ...
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MAMP not working as 'localhost' but works with “127.0.0.1”

I just installed MAMP on Mac OSX 10.8.2. When it is started, I'm not able to access the server through http://localhost:8888 but when I visit http://127.0.0.1:8888/ and it works fine. Why is it so? ...
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How do you register a private name server?

I have moved my website http://technojourney.com recently from VPS to Dedicated Server. I have been given private name servers. I have added it as child name server and also have added A records. Yet, ...
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Alternatives to DirectAdmin?

I'm currently using Direct Admin and quite happy with it, however feel it is a bit overpriced, and as I'm adding a new server, wanted to see if there are any other tools I should consider?
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Upload ICS (calandar) file to my server

I want to upload my ICS file to my server, well this is the easy part. What I really want is to be able to share this *.ics file with 2-3 people so they can edit. I have currently uploaded the file ...
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Do Parallels Plesk Panel 11 have free inbuilt firewall?

I am new to Linux Dedicated server hosting and plesk panel 11 , i am looking for inbuilt firewall module . Is it comes with free in plesk 11 or i need to pay or plesk 11 doesn't support firewall?. I ...
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Installing Ruby on Rails without access to command line

I'm VERY new to this whole web dev thing but I can program and I liked Ruby when I used it before. Now, I've got web hosting and a domain and a site on there that's currently ran under Joomla but I'...
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Traffic fall after a server problem

I have a website from which I analyse the traffic with Google analytics. Day after day the traffic (mainly from Google SE) incresed until I get a problem with my server. For one day the server has ...
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connecting… for infinity time

I have website working fine before. But now its not able to connect to the server(I believe that is the problem). But its strange that the message not able to connect to the server is not coming and ...
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Gracefully terminate a request based service on server [closed]

In our web application, for each http-request there is a lot of computation that happens on back end. Output can vary from 10 sec - 1 Hour. In the mean time when it is computed, "Waiting.." is shown ...
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Mirroring of Apps across servers

We wish to host multiple apps across multiple servers. What we are looking for (ideally) is an existing solution which will work. For example, normally to do it we'd follow a route (for failover) ...
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email server services for websites

I have a growing website and I don't want to deal with setting up a mail server to send emails through. Currently I am using Google Apps and sending emails via a Java program that I wrote. However, it ...
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Web Email Configuration

I just created emails for my website from the cpanel. I then gave links to the cpanel webmail to each owner of the newly created mails. When they tried to login it returened invalid username and ...
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How does home web server work? [closed]

I'm trying to understand how home web servers work? Don't you need an IP to access it over the internet? Do you need to buy an IP before you can access your web server from anywhere? Or could ...
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Are these hacking attempts or something less sinister?

I just had a look through our web server error logs, and Terminal services is reporting: "Remote session from client name a exceeded the maximum allowed failed logon attempts. The session was ...
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server downtime solution?

I am managing a few sensitive websites, that need to be up and running 24/7 how ever I worked with many VPS and dedicated server providers over the time. The problem is that downtime is inevitable, at ...
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How to reliably determine server stack of a site (eg .Net vs Open Source)

I've been trying to figure out how to determine the use of the .Net stack compared to Open Source OS's. I have read that Netcraft.com is one place to find out. But when I put in one of my own sites (...
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Securing/running a server [closed]

I have recently moved from a shared hosting account at hostgator to the rackspace cloud. I have never utilized a server directly before, so have found it somewhat hard to setup the server for my ...
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Can server errors cause major traffic drop from Google?

My web server was down for about 30 min. The next day (30~ hours from the event) I noticed major drop in traffic from Google. The normal traffic to my site is about 2500 unique/day and after the event ...
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How can set a local host ip address to forward to local host virtual host domain name [closed]

I want to forward different domain names to single IP Address (local for testing), but how can i recognize in pc that which domain name should be linked to which folder? For example in my windows ...
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OS X Server DNS management

I have an OS X 10.6 Server running, which has PHP, Apache, MySQL, and DNS running on it. I want to take the DNS management out of the Server Admin App. I know that the DNS configuration files (the ...
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Removing Memcache and Memcached from a Centos server

A while back I started looking into caching, (I think) I mistakenly installed both Memcache and Memcached. If I cd / then I have both: memcache/memcache-3.0.6 memcached/memcached-1.4.10 How should ...
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Connecting to my new server

I have bought the hosting and now I have successfully created a database and new user and I have enter phpmyadmin from cPanel to create database. Now everything is done. But where can I find ...
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How do I transfter files to this SunOS server?

According to the admin of the webserver, I should be able to use Filezilla to transfer files to the server but I am getting an error. First: I'm able to connect to the remote server using X-Win32 ssh,...
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Using DynDNS to dynamically update your IP address

In this link stark had suggested that I use IP address instead of a domain name. He had also suggested that, if your ip address changes dynamically then the dynamic update client will update the dns ...
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check server speed / response time

I was reeled in by cheap, unlimited hosting. (Well, kind of cheap apart from having to buy a year upfront.) The moral of the story is it's awful. I'm trying to find a reason for them to let me leave ...
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Confused with how to set Cname records

Here is a screenshot of what cPanel is asking for in Cname records: http://i.imgur.com/CG7QC.png This is what i'm trying to do: point: secure.randomdomain.com => secure.mydomain.com What settings ...
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What database engine should I use? [closed]

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question but I want to become a web programmer for my occupation very soon. I actually went to a store known a PC WORLD in the UK where my laptop ...
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Where to store large amounts of images for my site?

If i would want to deploy a site, like ebay, where people will be able to sell something, i would need to store large amounts of images, like many thausends of them and i would need to display about ...