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Website Security Tip remove catch all bindings

May 23, 2010 by Paul White

A few months ago I noticed that one of my clients websites seemed to be getting spikes of traffic.  However with spikes in traffic most clients would report an increase in sales or business.  When looking at the stats server, the requests were for pages and files that were not even on the server, and were for technologies ( PHP ) that I do not run on m box.  If you see requests for files like /prx2.php, /phpmyadmin/config/config.inc.php, /roundcubemail/readme, or /webmail/readme.  You might want to read this article.

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Why you should buy a server and Colocate

Oct 26, 2009 by Paul White

For years I setup my clients with shared hosting account with either HostMySite ( Hosting.com ) or Godaddy.  I stayed clear of colocating for several reasons, cost, and what if it breaks.  Well I finally got the confidence to colocate my own rack server, and I will say its one of the best decisions I have ever made.

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Using PING times to pick your hosting provider

Aug 24, 2009 by Paul White

Acronoc Ping timesRecently I moved a few of my clients to Godaddy.  Even though I hear lots of bad things about godaddy, my websites are running faster than they had been running on HostMySite.  Turns out that this speed increase might have more to do with PING times than the hardware they were hosted on.
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Godaddy Dedicated Server review and experiances

Jul 29, 2009 by Paul White

So one my clients has recently out grown their HostMySite VPS box.  It was time to migrate them to a larger box.  The choice we went with was a Windows Dedicated Server with Godaddy.  In this blog posting I explain the server we got.  Why we picked certain features, and how the setup is going.  This is a must read for anyone who is thinking about Hosting with Godaddy.

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How to get godaddy to work with custom 404 on multiple asp.net websites

Jul 27, 2009 by Paul White

If you have found this blog post, the chances are you have already searched the web for hours trying to figure this out.  Running a single website on godaddy is not a problem.  but once you start running multiple asp.net websites on your godaddy hosting account, and they all use custom 404 handling as part of URL rewriting you will run into problems. Here is how I made it work.

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