Servers, DNS: Monitoring, load time, FTP, site speed, DNS tools etc.


Q & A About Hardware, Software, Servers, Programming, Webdesign

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For issues about computer hardware or computer software visit SuperUser.com to ask questions, post answers, or simply browse.

For specific programming problems, software algorithm, software tools commonly used by programmers and matters that are unique to the programming profession, visit StackOverflow.com.

If you have questions about servers, networks, ‘many’ desktop PCs (other than your own), visit ServerFault.com.

If you’re a web designer and you have questions about anything related to web and e-mail design, visit Doctype.com.

With all of these sites, if you have a specific question, it may save you a lot of time if you search first to see if your question has already been answered. Logging in is not required with any of these sites, but with registration you get to offer points to have your questions answered more quickly. These websites are collaboratively edited (like wikipedia), but all edits are tracked.

Free Spam Blocklists To Filter Your E-mail

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The Spamhaus Project tracks the internet’s spam senders and spam services and makes available blocklists (free for low usage) to filter your e-mail. Before you set your e-mail servers to use Spamhouse’s blocklists, be sure to check their usage terms to see if you qualify for free use. If you think your IP might actually be on their blocked list, you can check your IP and get info on how to be removed. For a list of the 10 worst ISPs that knowingly cater to spammers, or do nothing to prevent spam, click here.

Down Time Monitoring Of Your Site

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You can register up to 5 websites for free at AreMy SitesUp.com, which will send you an SMS alert to your cell phone if your site is down. You can add and delete sites with an iPhone app, but more frequent monitoring and more advanced features like RSS checks and Twitter integration required a paid plan.

How Fast Does Your Site Load? Firefox Add-on

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Google recently announced the importance of load speed when it comes to ranking websites. Measure how fast your site loads with Yahoo!’s YSlow Firefox add-on. Not only does it measure the tim eit takes for your site to load, it will also offer suggestions on how to optimize your site for faster loading speeds.

Free Server and Traffic Monitoring Service

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Your site is up and running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or is it? If you want to make sure that your server and the network are up and running, Mon.itor.us, a free website, server and traffic monitoring service can be of help. After signing in with a free account, you get multiple options for monitoring, generating reports, widgets for your websites, statistics, alert feeds and more.