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Best Webhost

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Are you looking to create a website and have your own webhost? It is very simple but the first step is to find a dependable webhost company. We tried over 10 webhost companies (Servage, GoDaddy, Hostmonster, Blue host and may more) in the past 8 years and found the most affordable and dependable was DreamHost

There is nothing to loose you always have your 97 days money back grantee but further if you use our promo coupon you can take 90 USD OFF just use promotional discount coupon code: 

 

GIVE90GIFT

 

 

That gives you a One Year webhost for only 29.40 bucks.

Below is a table comparing popular webhosts and any hidden limtations they have. If you have updates to this please comment.

Feature Dreamhost Hostmonster GoDaddy (Delux)
Price/Month $8.95 $6.95 $6.99
Price Promo 1yr $107.4-90=$17.4 /first year Adhoc 5.95$x12=$71.4 $6.64×12=$79.68
Host Unlmited Domains Yes Yes Yes
Hosting Space Unlimited “Unlimited” but if high your account will be suspended 150GB
Bandwidth Unlimited Unlimited 1500GB
SSH Access By Default Need to send ID Can be requested no ID needed
CPU Limit No Limitation 60Sec then Site suspended No Limitation
Uptime 99.9 99.9 99.9
MYSQL Databases Unlimited 100 25
Email Accounts Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
First Yr Domain Registration Free Yes Yes No
Custom Cronjob Yes Yes Yes
Tech Support Chat, Email Ticket system(response time: 1-24hours),Phone: only call back Phone, Chat, Ticket(Response time 1-24 Hours) Phone,Ticket(slow 1 Day response time)
Install Custom PHP Yes Simple see article here No No
FFMPEG Yes No No
Max File Upload Size 7MB, unlimited with Custom PHP install 2MB, can be increased with copying php to all folders, still limited with CPU time limit 7MB
Can host Adult Content Yes No Yes
Loading speed for a 64kb website size 2-3 Seconds performance is stable since dreamhost upgraded to new servers 2-3 Seconds, performance was stable 5-6 Seconds
Midnight Commander Installed by default Not installed and can not install it Not sure

Setting up DNS on VPS

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So here I move to godaddy.com VPS. To transfer my domain I need to set up name servers..

I have Plesk control panel but it should be similar with other control panels..

Plesk gives you some default name servers but one of the requirements from my domain registrar ( I have a foreign domain and no access to change my own dns servers) was to have TWO dns servers.

Luckily Godaddy.com give 3 IP addresses for VPS. So you need to add at least one more.. then..
Under:
plesk->homepage->yourdomain->DNS zone management
1-Delete the current NS record in your dns zone
So delete:
YourDomain.com A YourIP
YourDomain.com NS NS.YourDomain.com

2-Add two A records for nameservers, like:

ns1.YourDomain.com IN A yourFirstIP
ns2.YourDomain.com IN A yoursecondIP

3-Add two new NS records like:
YourDomain.com IN NS ns1.Yourdoamin.com
YourDomain.com IN NS ns2.Yourdoamin.com

Hope this information was useful.

Installing Midnight Commander

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Midnight Commander is a file manager for free operating systems if you are not a keyboard guy and would still like to use SSH it is a very powerfull tool.

For me it is the first thing I need to install found a good command for it after hours of search… So how to install Midnight Commander login in SSH with root user and:

yum install mc
and I also need

yum install unzip

Easy huh 🙂

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