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How do I employ my own server-side code if someone else is hosting my website? [on hold]

I've been doing a lot of web development stuff recently and I've just now started to branch into the server side of things. I'm still very new, but I know enough to code up my own simple HTTP servers ...
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Should I use existing hosting services or I must establish my own servers for a LMS with 10,000 online users at the same time? [closed]

I am looking to create a LMS system that can support up to 10K simultaneously online users. But don't know should I buy my own servers or I can use hosting company services?
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How to prevent domain mirroring?

My URL = https://mydomainurl.com/example-post URL B = https://mirroringurl.com/cdn/example-post All HTML code at "URL B" is the same as the one at my URL, and when I change anything at my site, "URL ...
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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 I use a reverse proxy service to route web requests to some other port than 80 on my home server to avoid breaking my ISP's ToS?

Is there a way to route all requests thru a proxy service, like Amazon Gateway, to specific ports on my home internet? This will increase security at my home and will allow me to operate with the ...
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Redirect users to web server based on user IP

I have a web server that has windows authentication, I want to disable the windows authentication locally, anyone on the local network can access it without authentication. after long research I have ...
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Nginx subdirectory wordpress wp-login redirects to 404 not found

server { location / { try_files $uri $uri/ @extensionless-php; } location /shop { try_files $uri $uri/ /shop/index.php?q=$uri&$args /shop/index.php?q=$uri&$args; ...
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Random Spikes in Physical memory usage, IO usage, entry processes, processes, all maxing out and causing faults

I have a website with around 1000 daily users, am using Godaddy Ultimate Shared hosting (2 Shared CPU, Up to 1GB Shared RAM, IO 1024.0 KB/s limit, Entry processes 125 limit, Processes 140 limit) and ...
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Free Webhosting Trial with no pay [duplicate]

I have a website that I want to test on a webhosting service before I buy a space, but everyone of those companies I found on the Internet is very hard to work with. Some of them let me connect to ...
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HTTP/2.0 loads resources in parallel, will that change dependency order of CSS and JS in my HTML source code?

I'm willing to use HTTP/2.0 on my apache server. I'm using apache over HTTP/1.1 and I have structured my site like this : <head> sharedJS.js 1.js 2.js sharedCSS.css 1.css 2.css </head> ...
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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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.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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How can I fix two conflicting SSL certificates? (One expired)

Background: I recently inherited management of a web project and ran into an issue with an expired SSL certificate. The site is hosted on AWS with a wildcard certificate generated from ACM, which is ...
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How to run multiple Node.js sites (apps/servers) with separate SSL cert's, on a single IP address?

The desired scenario is as the title suggests: Multiple Node.js servers/apps/websites, on separate domains, each with own SSL certificate, on a single server with a single IP address. So far I have ...
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Will it hurt SEO to remove the '.html' extension from static pages such that they get served as 'text/x-generic'?

If we want to go with static website, we generate static html files of pages with names like contacts.html and we may add to our .htaccess file the lines like RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^(([^/]+/)*[...
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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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Which server and hosting for streaming video and images? [duplicate]

We are looking for suggestions on which hosting and server to use for our app that allows us to upload content (images/videos) which is viewed by our users on their smartphones. The videos are in MP4 ...
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Performance Issues with Web App [closed]

I'm currently preparing the release of an online tool: example.net/configurator Unfortunately, I've got massive performance issues. I'm currently hosting at A2 Hosting which I actually thought to be ...
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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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Installing mPDF PHP library for website without root access

I would like to install mPDF for use on my website. However, I don't own my own server, and am using shared web hosting. I can log in using FTP, but AFAIK I do not have access to a terminal nor root ...
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Correct configuration for mail DNS when mail server sends mail, but have zoho accounts for business comms also

I'd like some help sense checking my website email and DNS set up, as well as troubleshooting one issue I have. I have a website with a mail server installed for sending order confirmation emails. It ...
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cPanel, redirection and aliases (forces redirection) [closed]

I have cPanel and I have domain A, Then I created a Domain Alias B, But Alias B has been redirected to A domain, I don't want to redirect it.
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Should anyone be getting this error message from T-Mobile? [closed]

A friend of mine was trying to sign into their T-Mobile account to pay their bill when they saw this strange message. Welcome, first and last_name Method Not Allowed The requested method POST is ...
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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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Handling requests to server's IP address

I have an Apache Web Server running some virtual hosts, site1.com and site2.com. What do I do with requests to the server's IP address? Is it safe to allow requests by IP or do I need block, ...
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IIS server returns “Diese Maschine ist ein microsoft-iis …”

A company I used to work for has just contacted me to say that when they navigate to their web application's url, they see the following: Page title: SHTEMPLATE2016 Test Diese Maschine ist ein ...
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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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Can Linux run ASPX coded websites? [closed]

My website is a set of ASP.NET/ASPX files with C# code embedded in <script runat=server> blocks with some DLLs - all .NET managed code, nothing weird. I wrote it so I'm able to make small ...
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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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Can I run Nginx and Node.js on same dedicated server?

I have one dedicated server and I do have more than 1 IP address. Could I run Nginx, Apache, LIGHTTPD and Node.js simultaneously? I want to make tests, learn.
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Enabling Multiviews is how you make a web server able to open links with missing extensions?

I'm in the process of switching web hosts. My old host was of the beginner-friendly 'kid gloves' variety. I had less control, but it took care of a lot of things behind the scenes. My new web host ...
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Where can I get the raw web log file in Nexcess C panel?

In Nexcess C panel where can i get the raw web log file which I can download and analyze it with offline web log analyzer tool. In current interface I am not finding the log files.
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Apache uses a lot of CPU when image file is missing [closed]

I'm running MAMP on OSx as a development machine, and I noticed the past few days that httpd processes sometimes would use a lot of CPU, making the fans run high. The only thing that helps is killing ...
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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 check if a visitor is on my website?

I want to build a website that only one person at a time can visit. How would I accomplish this task? I looked at Web counters built in php, but I don't think this is the right solution. Is there an ...
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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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404 page vs. 404 server answer

Could me somebody explain following topic: On different sites i realized two scenarios, how not existing urls are handled. I'm not sure, which setup causes which scenario and which scenario should be ...
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Trouble accessing the files in home directory [closed]

I have a webserver (currently without a domain, since it's just for testing purposes at the moment) which runs on CentOS 7.1 x64. The server has Sentora preinstalled (with File Manager missing for ...
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Privacy policy & Web Server Log data on Shared hosting?

I am very confused with how shared hosting works? I asked my web hosting provider that, "How can I delete all my website's web server log files/data which gets automatically generated by APACHE ...
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.htaccess on IIS. Helicon Ape Manager does not convert htaccess to web config

I want to use PHP and .htaccess on my IIS server. I already know that the .htaccess is not supported by IIS. I know that the .htaccess need to convert to the web config. I want to try with Helicon App ...
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Remove Awstats data from previous months in compliance with privacy policy

In cPanel, in Raw Access section I have following configuration. Which I guess means, Remove all the logs of visitors data at the end of month. And it is showing only the data of Feb-2017 in .gz files....
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How to set web server log files deletion at certain interval in shared hosting?

I have a site created with Drupal 8 CMS. It is hosted using shared hosting(Apache web server). I read at many places, that web server logs collect and store the IP addresses and otehr data of the ...
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Android webserver/mysql stops after some hours of activity (generates 503 status)

We have a number of Samsung android devices running Bit Web server or Kick Web server (and previously KSWeb) and have encountered a recent issue with the web server and mysql server processes being ...
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which component handle php's GET parameters in a URL

In a webserver, which component handles the translation of URL parameters to the $_GET global variable? Is that a module in PHP engine, or a module of the web server (Apache, Nginx)? I'm asking ...
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How do the authorative domain name servers know which IP to point to?

This is a question that has been bugging me for a good 20 years. I could just never really get my head around it. enlighten me, please. I best explain with an example: I have a domain set with the ...
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Apache2 Ubuntu 16.04 Impossible To Get CORS Working

When visiting my website I get an error in console tab (using Firefox). The error is: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at somewebsite. (...
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Site access problems

Some of my users have trouble accessing my website. Either the site doesn't load at all (Error such as "the server sent no data"), or their browser simply cannot connect to my site (Error such as "...
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How can I copy files from my machine to Amazon EC2?

I am able to ssh into my Amazon EC2 instance with ssh -i node.pem ubuntu@35.164.71.227 I am trying to copy over a folder called gametest from my laptop to the instance in a folder called gametest. I ...
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Does having my blog on a different server impact SEO

Does having our WordPress blog on 1 server and our Umbraco site on another server but both using the same domain name have any impact on SEO?
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What virtual host should I serve when someone hits my webserver without a “Host:” header?

I have a single instance of nginx serving several virtual hosts with their respective domains on the same ip address. When someone tries to access my ip, they are served one of them, but since my ...