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What server software are you running?
Our Linux server runs on CentOS release 6.2, PHP 5.2.17, Perl 5

Can I access my domain address with or without the "www"?
Yes, you will be able to access the domain address with or without the "www" in front of the domain name. Example: [http://www.your-name.com] or [http://your-name.com] is acceptable, whichever you prefer

Can I transfer existing domain name to your servers?
Yes, if you email us at info@netforhost.com we will give you instructions on how to do this.

How long does it take before my domain name is active?
Once the InterNIC announces that your domain name has been registered (or transferred, if applicable), it usually takes about 72-hours before it is active. All Internet providers must update their records (DNS tables) to reflect the new site's location.

When I order who will the domain be registered to?
We always register domain names to the person listed on the order form. You will get all the three contacts and control panel, using which you can make changes to your domain name.

How long does a domain name registration last for?
Domain names (.com .net .org .biz .info) can be registered for a period of 1-10 years. You can choose how any years of registeration you need.

Can I use my hosting account for commercial purposes ?
Yes, you can use your account for commercial purposes. The World Wide Web has become the most efficient and cost-effective means of making information available to the users of the Internet community and we encourage our customers to utilise such an enormous medium

Are there any hidden costs for the domain name?
No! The price listed is the price that you will pay, all fees are included

Which FTP software do you recommend?
We recommend Cute FTP or WS_FTP. You can download either one of these from download.com also many ftp programs are easily available with the free CD's provided with computer magazines. One of the Best FREE FTP Program i found is smartftp.com

Do your hosting accounts support SSI?
Yes this is turned on by default. Use .shtml extension of Server Side Include Scripts.

Do you provide any cgi-scripts with your hosting packages?
With Our Linux Hosting we have many ready to installable scripts like message board (phpBB) shopping card (OS Commerce, Agora Shopping Cart, Interchange shopping cart), 4images Gallery, PHPauction, Content management Systems (PHProjekt, PHP-Nuke, phpWebsite, Post-Nuke) and phpLinks.

Do you support PHP?
Yes, both our linux and windows server supports PHP scripts. File extension of php scripts should be ".php". On our Windows server, "register_globals" is "Off".

Where is Perl located on the server?
Perl can be found at /usr/bin/perl

What is the Perl extension?
All perl files should have extension ".pl" OR ".cgi"

Where is Sendmail located?
Sendmail can be found at /usr/lib/sendmail


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