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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

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 -> ...
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Error: You do not have permission to create subdomains of the server’s hostname

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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Does server location and geo location based on IP impact SEO?

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 ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

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 ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

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. ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

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: ...
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When purchasing a VPS, what do "hostname", "ns1 prefix", and "ns2 prefix" mean?

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 ...
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what is difference between vps and Dedicated Servers

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 ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

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 ...
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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

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 ...
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Point DNS to VPS IP address on Namecheap

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 ...
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Outlook 2016 says "The target principal name is incorrect" on my site's security certificate

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 ...
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Does removing Softaculous affect the installed Apps?

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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Are Plesk or cPanel helpful for bringing up new VPS servers?

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 ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

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-...
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Do VPS hosts typically offer an option to take snapshots of the virtual machine (VM)?

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 ...
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Install my own software on VPS

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 ...
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I'm receiving an "Account Suspended Page" when trying to accessing my VPS

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 ...
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VPS resource alerts for "dcachesize" and "oomguarpages"

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 ...
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Which is better for a file sharing website: VPS or Dedicated hosting?

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'...
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Add domain to VPS (DNS?)

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 ...
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Hosting email & web for domain on separate cpanel accounts

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 ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

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 ...
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Can I set memory limits on cpanel acounts

The only memory limitations currently supported are the ones that you have asked about. There is no way currently in cPanel to apply a memory limit on an account basis, only on a per script or per ...
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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

You could use VNstat to send you hourly reports via a cron, and then manually shut down your http server via a shell on your mobile device.
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When changing the hostname of a server, can a CNAME be used with the old name for backwards compatibility?

It is perfectly acceptable for multiple host names to refer to the same IP address (and server). So yes, use a CNAME with the old name of your VPS so that all the devices that connect with that name ...
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Do I need to install Ubuntu OS on my PC to host a website with​ my VPS?

Do I need to install Ubuntu OS on my PC to host a website with​ my VPS? No, you can use a different OS on desktop and VPS. Can I host my website on a VPS running Windows? Yes, but this is ...
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How to remove port number from the URL?

Change the port number from 90 to 80 to remove it from the URL. The default port number for HTTP is port 80. If you use any other port number, that port number has to be specified in the URL. ...
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Do VPSs guarantee resources (CPU, memory) ? Or are they like a shared host (in terms of resources) but you can also manage your own site?

I can't speak for all vpn providers, but I've been using digital ocean for a few years now. Digital Ocean allocate a certian number of cpu cores, memory and, disk space to your server. This means ...
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