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Can email spoofing be prevented?

My wife's email account was hacked and the attacker got her address book. I don't know if the attack was on her local email client (Thunderbird running on Windows 7) or on the server (hosted at ...
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How to go to a website on a shared server by its ip address?

I have a few questions, please help: Fist, I can access Google search just by typing http://74.125.224.211, because this is the IP address returned by nslookup. However, I could not do so with the ...
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How can a computer with dynamic IP work as a webserver?

How can a computer with dynamic IP work as a WebServer?
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Moving a file into a directory with over 7000 files

I'm on a GoDaddy shared hosting Linux server ("unlimited" hosting). I have a folder with product images for an e-commerce store that contains over 7000 images. GoDaddy told me I'm not allowed to ...
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Is it possible to host plain HTML files in Google Apps?

I'd like to upload a handful of HTML files that I want to replace an existing Google Site. I know I can edit the HTML for each page in Google Sites, but I can't just upload my HTML files or even ...
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Hosting online with xampp?

I'm not quite sure what I'm doing wrong, because from what I've read, this should all be working. What I've done: Forwarded ports 80, 8080, and 443. Changed the ServerName localhost:80 line in ...
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Hosting a web site at home: ISP Blocking port 80?

I presume this is a better place to put this rather than server fault. I'm interested in setting up a small site to host at home as a "proof of concept" exercise, i.e. to prove that I know how to do ...
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My uncle is the family historian. We need to host about 5-15 TB of images and video. Any inexpensive ideas?

Basically we have hq scans of thousands of old family photos. Plus tons of family video. We want to host them where we can still have total control over the content and restrict access. I'm a php ...
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Find out who is hosting a website given an ip address

Say I have an URL or an IP for a website. Is there a way to tell who is hosting that site? Rackspace, Azure, Amazon etc?
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Installing Wordpress in Apache

So, I've installed Wordpress in Apache and have it working, i.e. I can browse to it on my hosting server via localhost and it displays my blog, all good and well. But when (anyone) browses to it from ...
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how to open fiddler saz files on mac or online?

a friend sent me a fiddler record for me to watch. I have mac and the file he has sent is X.saz I could install fiddler on mac. How can i open these files to watch? online opening is good as well
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Why Webdav loses connection each reboot?

Hostgator told me on a support call over a year ago that Windows 7 had issues with Webdav because of digest authentication. They also said that future versions of Windows would solve the problems with ...
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Recommendations for hosting large videos [closed]

I recently created and put a 45-minute, 300 MB video file on my website and told a mailing list about it. Checking my site stats, I see that I've used 20% of my "unlimited" bandwidth for the month. ...
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What actually is Amazon EC2's 'pay per hour' for on demand instances? [closed]

I'm thinking to host my ROR website on Amazon EC2. I wont be needing a S3 as of now. But when I check the their pricing it's like Micro - $0.020 per Hour I don't get this per hour billing.My ...
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How can I host my website on Windows Vista at home computer?

Is it possible to host my website using my Windows Vista home computer? I have a broadband Internet service.
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Why can't I connect to my IIS server, running on my PC, via public static IP?

I know this topic is quite old, but, nevertheless, I am doing this in a first time and I have some troubles with it. I try to open public access to my sites, hosted on IIS 7.5 web server on my Windows ...
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Server to Server transfer

I am currently trying to migrate my website from one host to a newer one. What FTP client allows direct server to server transfer without me physically downloading the files to my computer. Any other ...
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1answer
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Which machine to get for a home server?

I want to have a server at home. Mainly for few projects, blog(wordpress) and maybe other web resources. I want to have it very low power consumable, so I am thinking getting Acer Aspire Revo 3600, ...
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Recommended Personal Web Servers

I'm looking for a Personal web server to host very light traffic meant for home use only. What is your take on personal web servers that meet some or most of the criteria below? Free/Open source ...
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Should I, and how do I, backup my database for a web application that is hosted on an Amazon EC2 server?

I set up Amazon EC2 instance using the Ubuntu server edition, and I installed the LAMP stack on it. I did up a PHP web application running on MySQL. I have tested the web application on Amazon EC2, ...
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How to link an html page on Apache to a domain name?

I just registered a domain name via godaddy.com. Is there some help for a beginner somewhere on how to serve my website on the domain. To begin with, I want to set it up to display an HTML page ...
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I want to host my website from home but my public IP merely loads up my DSL modem's admin screen? How to fix?

Network topography: Internet === Verizon DSL Modem === Time Capsule Router === Mac Mini web server I go to icanhazip.com and grab my public IP address. I throw it into a web browser and get...my ...
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DNS does not resolve

I have a domain name that I have added as an add-on domain on another primary domain that I own. I have changed the nameservers with the domain name registrar 5 days ago and a whois search shows that ...
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Custom domain for Node.js hosted website on private network

I gave myself a learning assignment - create a nice website to be hosted from a Node.js server accessible to my home network. My base system is running Windows 7 and I want to give this website a ...
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Two domains that point to the same IP have different outputs?

I have two domains registered with godaddy.com, lets just call them domainone.example and domaintwo.example. I also have one hosting account with godaddy.com that I set up with my purchase of ...
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How do I find out what HTTP headers are being used to download a file without access to the web server?

If I do not have access to the web server configuration files, how would I know what HTTP headers are being used to download files? I am talking about files that are downloaded by the browser, not ...
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What would be the total expenses of running an in-home web server? [closed]

I have several hosting accounts with companies, and plan to keep them. However, I would like to try my hand at creating my own home web-server, both for fun and for the learning experience. I would ...
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Personal Web Servers

I'm looking for a Personal web server to host very light traffic meant for home use only. What is your take on personal web servers that meet some or most of the criteria below? Free/Open source ...
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1answer
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How to test hosting before picking one?

I'm looking for fast and cheap hosting at the moment and I don't want to rely on users opinions only (many if not most of them are sponsored by, or are actually from, the companies themselves anyway). ...
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How to deploy a Java web application?

I have developed a Java Web Application and I want to show it to my client by hosting it on a server. I tried to run it on my localpc through web-browser and it worked fine. I gave the hostname as ...
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How to host website from my home ADSL?

I knew that I can use DynDNS to setup a hosting which will access my home adsl for hosting a website. I entered there but couldn't figure out how to setup this in steps, I registered a host name but ...
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How to create a local web host domain name for free

I have installed XAMPP, and my projects are saved in htdocs folder. When I view it in browser the URL identifies as http://localhost/example/index.php How can I access it using a domain name of my ...
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GoDaddy Lost My DNS Settings: What to do?

My MX records point to Google Apps and my mail was working perfectly for 2 years or more. Then the other day it stopped working. I managed to figure out that it was a DNS problem and reset my MX ...
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For cloud machine is it a good practice to reboot periodically?

As a desktop Windows user one often find better performance if one reboot it after using if for a long periold of time. Is it also the case for virtual machine in th cloud, like EC2, Azure, or VPS?
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Under ISPConfig 3 no account can login since resetting my MySQL root password

I am running ISPConfig 3 under CentOS and I had to manually reset my MySQL root account password yesterday. Since resetting the password I haven't been able to login to ISPConfig's web interface with ...
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Is it possible to host a website in one server and host emails with this domain on another server?

I have 2 servers, one with hostgator and a second one which is much faster. I would like to use the server on Hostgator for Email and the other one (which is faster) for the website. For what I've ...
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1answer
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Setting up a server at home vs. renting a dedicated server

Which one is more profitable. Buying a server and hosting a website at home or renting a dedicated server from a hosting company ? I have fairly large number of users that are growing. I currently use ...
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How can you tell if a website is hosted on a home server?

Are there signs from things like ip address/ports used/etc to tell if a site is hosted on a home server or a high speed commercial server?
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How to use a different private port to a public port? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is port forwarding and what is it used for? HI, I would like to serve a webpage using port 80 publically but privately on my LAN it's available on port 90, now is ...
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FileZilla sees fewer files than File Manager?

I am trying to download a directory with a large amount of files (6,003 to be exact) all PNGs. When I download them via FTP using FileZilla I only get 4,308 files. This is the same whilst browsing ...
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How can I point my domain to a host without turning over the nameservers?

I have a domain name on GoDaddy, and a site hosted on Network Solutions. Not my choices -- I'm helping out a family member who already has that arrangement. Currently, the domain's nameserver records ...
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Is it possible to restrict uploaded files via FTP to only be a certain file type?

I am looking to get a website hosted and using FTP to manage the files. I'd like to be able configure things to allow users, who might have different FTP clients, to only be able to upload text files ...
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How to make my Windows Server to be a Public Web and Mail Server

I just installed Windows Server 2008 in my PC. I planning to use it as personal web and mail server. In the past, I used shared hosting, but since to have big storage means I need to pay more, I ...
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Do I need a separate hosting plan for each domain if I want the sites responsive?

I have a few new domains that I want to reserve. When a user goes to any of those URLs I want the action to, somehow, redirect the user to a primary site that I already have a hosting plan for. And ...
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Why does my web hosting 'minify' and break my PHP files via ftp?

I use WinSCP as my ftp client. I have used it countless times on different web hosts via ftp without any problems....except my own web hosting. The problem is that when I attempt to edit or upload a ...
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4answers
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Apache+Home Server not allowing External Traffic

Not sure what the ruling is on asking new questions but I felt like my previous question was answered in this post. So now I have my server correctly allowing me to setup directories outside of my ...
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Configure DNS to point site at web host when mail is through Google Apps?

I have my DNS records set up so that I can use Google Apps (email) with my own domain, but I want to use my web host account (Lunarpages) to host my website. This is a little over my head. My ...
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Any risk of hosting a public website on my home network? Year 2015

I have read the following post but it was already 6 years ago so I'm wondering if anything has changed over the last few years in terms of security because I heard windows firewall has been improved ...
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How to Use htaccess to disable SSLv3 and TLS1.0 on shared server

I operate a website on a shared hosting using apache server as the webserver. The operator refuses to disable SSL3 on the server because other customers on the shared server need it. Is there any way ...
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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 ...