Browsing articles tagged with "webhosting - Admins Goodies"
Jan 17, 2013
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Local website do not work for everyone

We have got a website (hosted locally but available over the internet) that does not work for everybody. The problem has been reported by internal users having windows vista home. If they go on our website with this address http://example.com, everything is fine. If the address is http://www.example.com it doesn’t work, they get a simple error message that suggest to reload the page. It’s not all Vista users that have this problem. For the rest […]

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Jan 13, 2013
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What hosted server configuration do I need to consider for a medium-performance web-application?

I have a Microsoft ASP.NET MVC web application with SQL Server 2008. Currently running on a single server, performance is reasonable. However I now need to deploy the same application to support much higher volumes. There are also a number of high-load services (for real-time route scheduling and processing of data feeds). I believe that I will need a separate database server and one or two web-servers. If I host at somewhere like 1&1 or […]

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Dec 7, 2012
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How to setup multitenant Route53 subdomains with parent domain not on Route53?

My goal is to be able to add/drop subdomains for a multi-tenant app via Route53: tenant.example.com. Account provisioning should place the new tenant on a hosting node and then add the newly onboarded tenant subdomain to Route53. The parent DNS is currently handled by a 3rd party (dnsmadeeasy). Currently DNS provider has something like this: example.com -> A -> <someIP> example.com -> MX -> <mailhost> mail.example.com -> CNAME -> <mailhost> www.example.com -> CNAME -> example.com […]

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Nov 7, 2012
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Is this a solid (and cheap) High Availability idea for my website and database if the zombi’s attack?

I have an Idea for fail-over high availability for my website but i am not sure if this is good, bad or a disaster in itself. My main server hosts an ASP.net website that uses a SQL server database on another server. Both servers are running mirrored raid drives, two network cards, 2 switches etc. The provider is guaranteeing 99.999% up time but something did go wrong and they took almost a a day before […]

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Sep 15, 2012
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managing same domain name with multiple sub domains with different physical servers

I am having one primary temp domain www.product.com For each client i need to have separate sub domain mapped to same server with same port(80) through virtual host. www.client1.product.com www.client2.product.com www.clientn.product.com what’s my problem is my server reaches maximum load, so i am unable to add additional clients. my current setup www.product.com is mapped with server 1 using only 1 ip address server 1 using www.client1.product.com www.client2.product.com . . . www.client20.product.com Here is my actual […]

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Aug 16, 2012
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How do I host my website on my home server? [closed]

I have a domain that I’ve hosted on dreamhost. Now, I want to host my website on my home server. I loaded Ubuntu server on my old desktop and can access the ip address from the internet. How can I redirect my domain (which I have registered through godaddy.com) to my home server? Asked by Devin Preferably you will need a static public IP address (this can be got from your ISP). Once that is […]

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Jun 11, 2012
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shared nameserver or unique name server for every domain created on one dedicated server?

is this recommanded to use single shared name server for different domains hosted on single dedicated server. like using ns0.sharedNameServer.co.uk & ns1.sharedNameServer.co.uk or every domain should have its own name server something like ns0.domainName.co.uk & ns1.domainName.co.uk. Which one is recommanded / right approach? Asked by user57221 You dont need seperate dns servers for every domain. make two master servers like ns1.yourcompany.com & and ns2.yourcompany.com and use them in all your domains. that way it is […]

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Jun 5, 2012
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Adding string to the front of my domain name

I have a registered domain and am wondering how to go about adding a string to the front of the domain e.g. string.example.com. Google for example has maps.google.com. Could someone point me in the right direction? Asked by NodeExplosion It will depend on what host you’re using. Most will offer subdomains, however. generic instructions are to log into your host control panel, and look for an option relating to ‘subdomains’. From there, you should be […]

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May 23, 2012
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Box Trapper Phobia

Is box trapper bad for web hosting on shared servers? Reason I ask is no one uses it because of the CSF message Having boxtrapper enabled can very easily lead to your server being listed in common RBLs and usually has the effect of increasing the overall spam load, not reducing it. You should disable it in WHM > Tweak Settings > BoxTrapper Spam Trap Is this anything to worry about? What causes BoxTrapper to […]

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May 14, 2012
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webhosting php script [closed]

I have purchased a cPanel/WHM web hosting reseller account and I want to set up a site for people to set up a hosting accounts. I also would like to have a domain name registration system on the site, so people can register the domain name they would like to host with me. How can I do this? Are there any ready-made scripts available or should I create my own script using the WHM API? […]

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