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Update Name Server dynamically

So far I use the nameservers like this ns1.example.com ns2.example.com ..... Let say hosting server under the above nameservers is down. Can we update NS dynamically? I mean ns1.example.com (start ...
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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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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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How do I serve a torrent from my web server?

I have some files that I have the legal right to distribute (I made them), and I want to give people the option to get them via bittorrent. Following instructions I've read, I've used the program ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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Keep same domain name when using MX Records [on hold]

I'm trying to setup an email address for a friend. He has bought a domain name with one company and has hosting with another. He wasn't to use the email address' with the domain name he bought but on ...
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secure web site without programming [on hold]

I need a web site that allows users to log in to access files like PDFs, spreadsheets, and training videos. Only authenticated users should be able to access most of the content, but there would be ...
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How to list ftp directory through html

So i finally got a brazilian free hosting provider to host my files but when i type the my URL in the browser it says "PAGE NOT FOUND". Id need to edit/create a "index.html". But thats not what i ...
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(Virtual Machine) KVM/QEMU Distributed Resources

How do large VM hosting establishments offer Terabytes of RAM? Do they just use really large SWAP files? (over a Network FS of some type)? Or is it that they really have hosts/machines/computers ...
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How to point domain and subdomain to dedicated server using IP address?

I have dedicated server with 1and1 and domain name with godaddy. To point my domain to my server i just pointed my dedicated server IP using "A" RECORD (at godaddy) and didn't change anything like ...
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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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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 ...