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Why does DNS return alternately old and new addresses when you change nameservers for a website move?

Registrars warn you that the process of moving a site (and changing nameservers to do so) can take up to 48 hours to propagate. That's one thing - but why in the process of propagation does it work ...
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Should I be concerned if my Git hosting provider stores passwords in plaintext?

I found a comment on Reddit suggesting that ProjectLocker, a free Git host, stores their passwords in plain text. I don't know (a) if this is true (b) how to verify it or (c) how worried I ...
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What is the name of a hosting service that allows me to control an operating system on their server?

What is it called when you remotely access an operating system on a server. So that you can control the server as if it was your own computer? I thought it might be called VPN but they did not offer ...
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How to make my IP publicly accessible to make my local Tomcat server public?

I'm working on my desktop computer. On this machine I also run Tomcat for my Java development so that I can visit my local address: http://192.168.1.1:8080/myapp Now I go to whatsmyip.com and get ...
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Back up website with Notepad++

I have a lot of files on my website right now, and I'd like to back them all up to my computer. I'm using Notepad++'s FTP plugin, and I was wondering if there was an easy way to mass backup ...
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Trasferring files from Host A to Host B without downloading on hard drive and simple ftp?

I have a website to move from One Host to another .. for example : from bluehost to hostgator ... i have made my website zip which is 2 gb .. i want to know if there is any software or something ...
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Converting my PC to a server

I live in a university campus and luckly I have super fast internet in my room, with a static IP address. I tried to setup XAMPP and by pointing to my IP address from anywhere I can access the ...
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How to host your own video and make an embedable link for viewing across the net

I want to host my own video, and then be able to view the video by having an embedable link I dont know where to begin, so I need to know every little detail. For example, do i save the video file ...
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My ISP is blocking my website?

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this. If not, please tell me where. I hosted my website in awardspace.com but now I am unable to connect to my site or awardspace.com. This happened a ...
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Hosting under Development Website in Visual Studio to show it to someone over Internet

I am new to this one; I am currently developing an application over .Net in visual studio 2010. And I wish to show the ongoing work to my group partner... when I debug my project in visual studio it ...
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what's a virtual dedicated host?

I understand what's a VPS, and what's a dedicated host. But what's a virtual dedicated hosting??
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What steps to take when changing a site's domain name? [closed]

I have site that had one domain name and is now changing to another. I purchased the new one from Godaddy and set the nameservers to the web host with my site. It's been a few days now with no ...
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A record vs DNS what is better

I think I know what A record does and what DNS does, but I still don’t get it how they really work. So here is a scenario. The domain is registered on X, and is been hosted on Y, so we are using the ...
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Configuring an IP address to my domain

Sorry this may be a basic question. I have a domain name onebyinfinity.co.nz and I want it to point to an ip address 203.124.98.229. I have set the A record in my DNS Server to 203.124.98.229. ...
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Is router compulsory to host a server at my home PC

I know the requirements for hosting though I have a doubt whether router is really needed? Compulsory things are access to the Internet, a web server, static IP (I will use dynamic DNS services like ...
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Cisco asa 5505 - can't browse locally hosted website by using it's domain name

I have the following: - Domain with DNS record set to my Public IP - Public IP, via Comcast Modem/Router Sending all web traffic to the Web Server (1st Network Card) - I also Have Cisco ASA5505 after ...
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I can't seem to access my home web sever?

So I installed XAMPP and went to localhost on my web-browser and I get the XAMPP page, all seems well. I then went on no-ip and created a host: yoursite.no-ip.com. I went into my router settings to ...
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Web Server with Multiple Domains

I am running a Web Server which has single dynamic IP and many websites are running on several different ports. The server I am running are IIS7 and WAMP. I have around 5 websites in total running ...
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VPS system requirements for hosting SVN, Wordpress, and a Simple mail server

Migrated from ServerFault: I have been toying with the idea of trying out a VPS for hosting SVN repositories and Wordpress blogs for my fiancée and I. Additionally it would be nice to be able to ...
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How can I measure my data transfer? [closed]

I need to know how can I measure exactly my data transfer for a webpage that I am building. Can someone explain it in detail? Also I need to know which server provider is good for my needs, I am ...
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Updated DNS zone can't be seen from my local network

I have updated a domain name DNS zone on 123-reg.co.uk where I bought the domain name. I have only updated blog A record to different hosting(IP) On my PC home (windows) or another PC in the same ...
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What kind of website would benefit from an SSD powered hosting? [closed]

I've been hosting sites for quite sometime now on regular HDD servers, they pretty much do the job fast enough for me. I was wondering what kind of sites would typically benefit from SSD powered ...
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Small self managed server hosting solutions

I've seen AWS EC2 and similar cloud solutions for enterprise-level hosting, where they give you a virtual machine instance on their servers and you're free to administrate it yourself. I'm not sure ...
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Open source, self-hosted & free file sync software [closed]

I have a shared hosting plan with Hostgator. I would like to take more advantage of it by installing some sort of free & open-source software that would synchronize all designated files from my ...
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How do I go about getting some hosting / server space?

I don't know a lot about hosting, I have mucked around with cpanel before and I'm fairly confident I wouldn't have any problems with domain registration, web hosting etc. But I'm more interested in ...
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Handling MS office documents on Linux without root access

I have a linux hosting account with Godaddy (Centos 5.5), and I am developing an application to process users MS Office documents. I have found solutions such as antiword, unoconv, catdoc, Apach ...
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Leasing a server from 1and1; do I need to download remote desktop, or something to access the server?

I am completely new to this; in the past, I could make a simple site in Visual Studio and use ws_ftp to upload files to the server. But now, we're leasing our own server from 1and1, and here's what ...
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Hosting several domains on one server using IIS 7

I have created several web sites inside IIS7 on my server. All of them use the same ip and port, but different host names. Currently I have set the host name to www.mydomain.com. Now my question is, ...
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Is it possible to partially restrict FTP access to a site?

Is it possible to partially restrict FTP access to a site? I have a website where I would like users to be able to edit and upload webpages. However, some pages should not be changed, e.g. the first ...
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Why already set NAT info in router but not working?

I'm using ADSL service from ISP. The ADSL modem has only 1 LAN port and that port is connected to my PC. The LAN IP of my computer is 192.168.1.100, and I have apache running on localhost ...
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'.htaccess' file Disappeared after i upload it to ftp on alwaysdata.com

I follow this article : deploying-django-at-alwaysdata-com and i'm not successful now , look my site : http://zjm1126.alwaysdata.net/: i think it is due to the '.htaccess' file , so i create it ...
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Can I download all my received emails?

So, basically, what I want to somehow download all the emails that I have ever received. My email address is a custom one that I created on my own domain (that I bought from a hosting company). Is ...
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Apache DynDNS subdomain

I'm trying to setup a webserver at home using the free DynDNS service and subdomains. I've been successful hosting a single site with DynDNS, but now I want to setup subdomains so that I can host ...
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My home box as my own host?

I have a 512 kb/s DSL service at home. I do not have a static IP but I can get one if I pay some extra to my ISP. Now, if I get the static IP, can I make my home box act as my internet host? What ...
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Migrating Email to new hosting

I've made a site for a charity, and now have to move hosting for them. They have 5 or so email addresses on their current hosting account, which will of course need to move too. What's the best way ...
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loading webpages hosted on home server randomly fails

I have a server that is running from my home on a LAMP stack. I have a few sites that work fine when I am on my local network but when I try to access them from outside the local network they randomly ...
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Hostednetwork worked at first, but now it doesnt anymore

I hope you guys can help me with my problem as it frustrates me to no end. Yesterday i tried setting up a hostednetwork on my windows 8 computer. Everything went smoothly until i screwed up the last ...
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Google App Engine (Help Needed) [closed]

I'm trying to set up my new website using Google App Engine (PHP). I have bought the domain and my website is working fine. Well, kind of. I have two forms on my website, one asks for just an email ...
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Java under OpenVZ and hosting under virtual machines

Skype Chat [10:27:47 PM] Koby: Xen is better for Java anyway [10:28:11 PM] ME: does java have issues in other virts? [10:28:47 PM] Koby: OpenVZ, yes. [10:29:03 PM] ME: any reason why? [10:29:04 PM] ...
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Is it possible to host your own website without a static ip address?

If I set up a DNS server with BIND, does that effect this scenario ? (I'm under the impression that it does) Again I'm under the impression that If I set up a DNS server then I can put up an apache ...
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hosting 2 websites from one machine

I am hosting a forum on raspberry pi using apache2 and simplemachines and i also want to make a personal website(the forum is a returned favor for a friend). Because I have dynamic ip at home i am ...
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How do I run an application from a server? What kind of server do I need? how do I execute the application? [duplicate]

How do I run a program from a server? Hello. Just to clarify what I am asking: I want to write a lightweight program to manage my forum. Because there are not enough settings in the forum to do ...
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server actions to restore web mail access

A domain name, say foo.com, is registered to company ONE. The Address record of the DNS for that domain has been changed, to map foo.com with an IP which corresponds to a server of company TWO. ...
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Pointing a domain name to a server (DNS)

I have a domain name registered with a webhosting provider, however I have no hosting plan, only the domain. I would like to point this domain to blogger.com Blogger has a help page to guide thru ...
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Hosting MUD Server at Home and connect from the outside

Can anyone please give me a step-by-step explanation of how this could be done. I have MUD source code that compiles and runs perfectly on my computer.. It creates a server locally and i can connect ...
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Websites on subdomains

I am searching a web host and was told that I "have to" get a VPS for what I want to do and I wanted to double check with you if that is true (and not that I pay for a service that I don't need). My ...
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Shared (cpanel) hosting: main domain and subdomain pointing to different IP-addresses

Is it possible in typical shared-hosting (cPanel based) to have something like: somedomain.com -> off-site cloud-hosted (AWS, Rackspace) server www.somedomain.com -> off-site cloud-hosted (AWS, ...
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A FAULT? -> Free Webhost doesn't allow to install Drupal modules due to 128MB PHP memory limit even though PHPInfo says there is 256MB available?

I tried to install OpenAtrium on hostinger. It has a 265MB PHP memory limit (seen via PHP Info) but before the installation it showed a warning that it only has a 128MB memory limit which should be ...
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SSH to “Migrated” server no longer prompting for password after username entered

I have a simple dedicated debian server at a hosting facility. It has been happily allowing me to manually enter both username and password for access via ssh for many years as I haven't needed to ...
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Accessing a locally hosted website in a virtual machine

I am hosting a website through IIS in my local machine. My hosts file on the local machine is set up to point a particular address to the site hosted in IIS. I am also running a virtual machine, ...