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Do you need a static IP address to setup a Web Server?

I'm thinking of getting a virtual server with a Linux Debian operating system. Now, does a Web server need a static IP address to register to the DNS server and point the location? or how would you ...
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1answer
61 views

Page load time of websites

I'm trying to find a solution to a "problem" which occurs when opening webpages. When I'm opening to open any website (no matter which browser), for example www.stackexchange.com, it takes always 5 ...
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1answer
45 views

How do I set a secondary DNS for my workstation?

All PC's on our domain are set to obtain the DNS server address dynamically, as part if DHCP, but I would like to set a secondary, fixed address DNS server for testing web sites on our dev machine. I ...
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3answers
181 views

How to send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address?

For testing purposes, is it possible to circumvent DNS and send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address? For example, let's say you are building a website for example.com ...
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2answers
82 views

Is it possible to clear DNS cache globally?

Users are complaining they are seeing the old content, which is from the old website after we switched to new server. So they are looking at completely different website practically. Many of them ...
3
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1answer
173 views

When using Google Apps, what is the best way to configure additional domains?

Presently, I have it set up like below. I'll put my question first, then you can see my configuration below. So how I have it set up, all my mail from my other domains is forwarded to my main ...
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1answer
18 views

Domains and custom DNS server

I recently purchased a VPS plan and a domain. I have a webserver configured on my vps and I've created the necessary directories and configuration for the new domain. I have no idea how to link the ...
0
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1answer
238 views

Virtual host error with Apache internal server error

I rented this server recently and I'm trying to set it up as a webserver. Apache is working and I tested phpmyadmin and a test.php file using the ip address directly on the web browser gives a message ...
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1answer
47 views

Forward two different websites to the same server

I'm pretty new in webserver management. So I rented this server, and setup a LAMP server with MySql and everything is alright in that sense. The problem is now that I have two different domains (say ...
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0answers
97 views

Port forwarding not working with IIS Express

Right. This could be posted on either StackOverflow or here, becuz the scenario I'm working with involves both network settings and IIS configuration, but I'm posting here since I guess that's where ...
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1answer
41 views

Should I register for one.alpha.example.com if I have alpha.example.com?

Say I have an IP registered with domain name alpha.example.com, and a server on this IP. Now I want to run multiple web sites on this server. What should I do to serve one.alpha.example.com and ...
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0answers
86 views

Make a domain point to a primary (my local web server with DYNDNS) and a secondary (say in GoDaddy) host

I need help in setting up my domain records and DYNDNS options such that: My domain primarily maps to my local webserver setup through DYNDNS (as primary host) When primary host is unavailable, my ...
2
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2answers
487 views

Google Public DNS is not used in trace route

In my PC i am using google public DNS as DNS server.In Internet protocol(TCP/IP) properties i have set Preferred DNS server as 8 8 4 4 and Alternate DNS server as 8 8 8 8. According to me this DNS ...
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1answer
84 views

How to solve this DNS issue?

I have an Apache web server (on a Windows VPS) and a while ago I registered a .tk domain. Then I picked (ns1.afraid.org) and (ns2.afraid.org) as my name servers and I pointed mydomain.tk to ...
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2answers
77 views

How to give a name to a site in test server in my LAN and make the testers able to login into that site [duplicate]

I am building a Facebook app. Facebook requires I access sites by name and not by some address like 192.168.1.200:7654. But the testers are accessing the site like this now, i.e., by using this ...
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1answer
818 views

Unable to resolve computer name but able to resolve using ip address on my mac?

On my mac it resolve the computer-name or localhost or ipaddress of course. But i'm trying to use my phone to access the server setup on my machine but I can only resolve it using my mac's ip address ...
0
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1answer
66 views

DNS and WebHosting 101 Help Needed [closed]

I've read many articles and user's questions/answers, and searched and searched... I'm just completely lost! I would plan to go through with the following: - Advanced Server Hardware, provided by HP ...
2
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0answers
232 views

What is a dynamic way to connect to a virtual machine's webserver from its host machine? [closed]

As a web developer, what is the most efficient (automated) way to connect to a virtual machine (VM) running a development webserver from its host machine (the machine running the VM) when you do not ...
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2answers
2k views

How do DNS servers work?

I know that a domain name is resolved by a DNS server to an IP address, which is then used to reach the requested server. I'm slightly embarrassed that I don't know some of the details of how this ...
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2answers
963 views

How to find websites on the same server [closed]

Here's my situation: I bought a hosting account and SSL certificate at one hosting company. After the site was online 1 day, next day it's offline and the only page I see is IIS 7 welcome page. I was ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Host your own website and dns server

I pay big money yearly for all of my website hosting, domain registrars, etc. My IP is dynamic and my provider allows different http ports. On my local webserver, I have access to my websites like ...
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1answer
249 views

How to make a DNS Server? [closed]

How do I make my pc a DNS Server like no-ip.com so that I can target my own web sites?
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1answer
345 views

Internal/External Moodle - DNS

Network diagram: I have a moodle (a VLE) setup that I want to be internally and externally accessible. The green route on the diagram below is the route I would like the traffic to take when the ...
3
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1answer
89 views

How can I view different internally hosted websites, set up as virtual hosts?

I have an old machine that I've converted into a web server. I'm wondering what the best way to make the websites viewable on the internal network, without using a proxy. I experimented with BIND, ...
0
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3answers
3k views

DNS: Domain name goes to router when on the network, not the web server

I recently set up a web server on my office network with a domain let's say example.net Everything works perfect outside of the network when I visit example.net, it connects to the webpage just fine. ...
2
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6answers
6k views

How to set-up my webserver properly on my local network?

I have an intranet (inside the network) website, but it is somewhat of a pain. First of all, this is a home network, if that helps anyone. I have a computer running Apache web server with PHP, and I ...
0
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2answers
109 views

Internet Federated web server?

I'm not sure what to call this... What I would like to do is have a web server that is capable of serving pages from separate servers across the internet (not a local network). eg, If I visit ...