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To complete the other answers, there is no authoritative database of complete IP -> name mappings. DNS provides for two kinds of mappings: name -> IP. Multiple names can map to a single IP IP -> name (aka "reverse"). A given IP can map only to a single name. Whether there is actually a reverse (IP -> name) mapping and what it points to is subject to the ...


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This was fixed by changing settings in WHM: WHM Home -> Server Configuration -> Tweak Settings Allow users to park subdomains of the server’s hostname: ON


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In a Google Webmaster Help thread, Google's John Mueller said in response to the question of SEO and server location: For search, specifically for geotargeting, the server's location plays a very small role, in many cases it's irrelevant. If you use a ccTLD or a gTLD together with Webmaster Tools, then we'll mainly use the geotargeting from there, ...


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Don't know if it's possible with simple command, but there are special "Reverse-IP" services just for that, check that one for example: http://viewdns.info/reverseip/ Apparently if you share IP with other domain, that is considered... malicious, like it's sending spam or spreading some viruses or having some "illegal" content, then your good domain also ...


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To answer your question directly: No, in most cases there is no negative impact for sharing an IP with a bad domain. How do I know this? I am the SEO oracle. I come from the future to save humanity. Kidding, but only sort-of. If there was such a thing as IP penalization, we would be seeing far far different search results than what we do today because many ...


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As of 2021, some of the "improvements" that Litespeed has developed vs. Apache are more theoretical than practical, such as HTTP/3 support (UDP-only) which is not even widely supported: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/60701073/any-benchmarks-showing-litespeed-faster-than-nginx-servers/69124776#69124776 https://wordpress.org/support/topic/...


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NS stands for NameServer also called domain name servers (DNS). Domain names like www or example.com each have a numeric address called an Internet Protocol (IP) address. They look like 192.0.2.144 and are very user unfriendly. In order to make them friendly for users, we assign names to the numeric IP address and the Name Server converts (resolves) the ...


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Check for error logs. I had a Wordpress site that was constantly running out of disk space and it turned out to be a large error log. If this is the issue the first thing you do is fix the issue that is being logged as not doing so will result in this problem never going away.


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VPS Virtual Private Server or Cloud Server model suits small or medium businesses that are looking to optimize their IT infrastructure yet don’t want to incur the higher costs of fully dedicated server hosting. VPS is just like owning a set amount of space in an office building. Virtual private servers provide the performance of a dedicated server running ...


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You could use a service that does "reverse IP lookup" to check for websites hosted on the same server / the same IP address. This service http://viewdns.info for example lets you simply enter a domain name into "reverse IP lookup" and spits out a list of other websites / domains hosted on the same address. The same here: http://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/web-...


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AgA says: Normally VPS can be oversold by the provider. It is difficult to do such in Xen VPS. Otherwise go for VPS with a good provider or try XEN VPS with any provider. Cheap provider oversell it [even if they market the resources as "yours"].


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Typically, the only way you know if a system will handle certain loads is by testing or trial by fire -- that is just seeing if it survive a real load spike. In terms of a VPS, there is no guarantee that a VPS would handle the load any better than your shared hosting account. All servers have limits and if your traffic hits that limit, it may fail or ...


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There is no way at this point to do that with Linode. Having used them a while back as a provider I believe they sent emails at the time to alert when usage approached 100% of the plan allowance so you could make the appropriate changes to reduce your costings but there is no way in advance to prevent the usage from going over without actually monitoring it.


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Here's the setup you want: An 'A Record' pointing to your VPS server IP. In this case, example.com. Or: "A Record | @ | VPS IP address" A Cname record stating the subdomain (www) is the same as the root version (@). Or: "Cname Record | @ | www.example.com". This means when someone looks up 'www.example.com' it redirects them to the A record for 'example....


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I have managed to resolve the issue. Step One: When you first see the 'Internet Security Warning', select 'View Certificate'. Step Two: What you then need to do, is identify who the Certificate has been issued to. Refer to the below image, for where to find this information. Once you have identified the location, copy the entry exactly as is. Step ...


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If you follow instructions given in the official documentation, uninstalling Softaculous is only deleting its own files, you do not delete installed apps. https://www.softaculous.com/docs/Uninstall


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Plesk and cPanel are for managing shared hosting. You would install one of them if you had several people hosting websites on the same machine or VPS. I would not recommend installing them if only one person or company is going to put websites on that machine. Far from making your life easier, they will increase the amount of configuration that you need ...


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I use an Apache with PHP-FPM process manager for serving PHP, and Nginx for serving the static content, with a Varnish cache in front of the entire thing. You see a lot of hosting companies offer PHP-FPM + Nginx like this nowadays. I don't have any benchmarks on how this compares with LiteSpeed, but I have used both setups, and they both work great. The ...


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There are a lot of LiteSpeed haters out there, and I can only speak from experience. I've found that LiteSpeed handles memory much better than Apache. I switched to LiteSpeed on a VPS that hosts about 20 WordPress websites and the reduction in server wait and page loading time was significant. Switching to LiteSpeed was also very simple --- it integrates ...


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Specifically addressing whether changing your nameservers alone would affect your SEO, the answer is no (unless there was a problem with their service). Nameservers translate domain names and hostnames into corresponding IP addresses used to locate servers, which is then propagated and cached throughout the Internet. When a domain or hostname lookup is done ...


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Well, it depends on what you mean with snapshot. Do you mean an image of the OS, or a backup? Some VPS providers offer images and/or backups, and some don't. It's not 'usual'. I have used one VPS host, they gave me a free backup server of 50 GB. I was considering switching to another provider, they didn't offer backups but they did offer snapshots (images). ...


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Usually the service you registered the domain with will provide the DNS for that domain as well. Setting alternate name servers is more of an "advanced" feature if you are running your own DNS server or have an alternate DNS server already configured for your domain. Set the DNS records (for which you provided an image) to the recommended name servers for ...


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If your host allows it, and you have root access, you should be able to install anything you could locally. I know nothing about IIS but, on my FreeBSD host, I have full access to my system as if it were in the same room with me. Anything available for FreeBSD I can install on that but not all hosting companies are the same and some won't do that.


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I trialed (the free version of) lightspeed in 2021 to tried squeeze the last drop of speed out of webhosting, after reading all the promises of faster speeds with newer protocols etc. I was disappointed that, for the identical website, the lightspeed result on a new server with no load was indistinguishable from my standard Apache setup (which has customer ...


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Try: restarting your web server clear your cache again flush your DNS cache again eventually, restart your DNS server reset your .htaccess file check if you have misconfigured something in WHM check your firewall rules try changing your home IP address if you have a static one eventually, try changing your VPS IP address eventually, move from ISP that ...


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Sorry to say that to my knowledge this is only possible if you have two separate VPS with different IP addresses. As far as I know it is not possible to create two accounts in WHM with the same exact domain, but this is possible on two separate VPS because then you can point the DNS records for email to one VPS and the records for the www (website) to ...


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To get a website up at a domain name you need to follow these steps: Register the domain name. At the registrar, point the NameServer (NS) records to the domain name server (DNS) that will be handling the domain. On the name server, add records to resolve the host name to your server. Configure your web server to handle requests that come in for that ...


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You have to make that trade off based on your business needs. A VPS is shared with others, which means that you are sharing the server resources. The biggest risk here in my opinion lays that you can't control what other people use the server for. This can affect the performance of your application and cause unexplainable bugs that you can't trace back ...


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I experienced similar issue on one of the VPSes I have with RoseHosting. I contacted their technical support and they fixed the issue for me and everything has been good since then. Anyway, when I asked what was the problem, they said that it was related to the dcachesize limit which represents the maximum size of filesystem-related caches limit for my ...


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