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Old 06-29-2006, 10:36 AM
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Help with selecting type of dedicated server, please.


Hi everyone,

I have read every post on this forum about managed and non-managed servers and I am still no wiser.

I have outgrown a shared package and wish to go dedicated.

I was interested in taking a softlayer server (mainly because of the port speed), but I was warned away because it wasn't managed.

Now, I should point out that I haven't the slightest clue on how to even turn a server on. Let alone install software and give it commands.

Basically, I want to pay for the server, and log in and see cpanel or something along those lines.


Can anyone explain the difference, and explain some "activities" that I might need to undertake on a non-managed server that I wouldn't need to do on a managed one??


Thanks,
Gareth



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Old 06-29-2006, 10:40 AM
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Activities -

Install Firewalls
Configuration File modifications if services fail
Kernel Upgrades

I could list a whole ton of them....

You need a management company if you really have no experience with SSH in my opinion...

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Old 06-29-2006, 11:00 AM
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Are there any that could be recommended to me?

Budget isn't an issue. I need quality.

Thanks

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Old 06-29-2006, 11:29 AM
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try fastservermanagement their provide cheap management services if your server got cpanel

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Old 06-29-2006, 12:29 PM
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Old 06-29-2006, 02:04 PM
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Sorry, I think I may have worded my last post wrong.

Are there any managed dedicated server companies that you could recommend and preferably of the same class and calibre of softlayer??

I would an all in one solution rather that using two different companies.

Thanks & sorry for the confusion.

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