Server versions

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The following article details the list of our servers and their corresponding server software versions. This information may assist in troubleshooting your own code should you run into any unexpected difficulties. It may also provide you with general information, which should be taken into consideration whilst choosing a web host for your business. Note: If you are currently utilising any one of the below servers and would like to switch your service to use a different Web Server - please contact our support team.

LiteSpeed

Since the 4th July 2012, this is the default Cloud hosting server for customers requiring PHP enabled webservices. LiteSpeed Web Server is currently the leading high-performance, high-scalability PHP based web server for cloud networks. It is completely Apache interchangeable. When it comes to dynamic content, LiteSpeed is more than 50% faster in PHP content delivery than Apache with mod_php.

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System Debian Stable
Webserver Software LiteSpeed v5.5
CGI/Perl 5.10
PHP 5.2, 5.3 (default) and 5.4 LiteSpeed PHP 5.3 phpinfo()
Zend Optimiser 3.3.9 (not currently supported on PHP v5.4)
GD library 2.0+

Zeus

Until approximately 4th July 2012, this was the default hosting server for Cloud hosting customers, supporting HTML (including javascript), CGI/Perl and PHP.

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System Debian Stable
Webserver Software Zeus 4.3
CGI/Perl 5.10
Python 2.5.2
PHP 5.2.17 - default Zeus phpinfo()
Zend Optimiser 3.3.9
GD library 2.0+

IIS

Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 is a powerful web server that provides a highly reliable, manageable, and scalable web application infrastructure for all versions of Windows Server 2008.

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition
Webserver Software IIS version 7.5
ASP.NET Up to ASP.NET version 4.0
MVC Up to MVC 3
Installed Commercial Component w3Image, w3Upload, w3JMail Pro, URL Rewrite 2.0, MS Chart Controls for .NET 3.5, MD5 Encryption Object, CDO, HTTP Compression, VB Script, ADODB.Command, ADODB.recordset, ADODB.Connection, CDONTS.Newmail, Scripting.Dictionary
AJAX Included since .NET 2.0
MySQL Connector Net 5.x
Additional Info Windows PHP

cPanel shared hosting

Separate shared hosting infrastructure, supporting HTML (incl javascript), PHP, mod_rewrite and Addon domains

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System CloudLinux
Webserver Software Apache 2.2
PHP 5.2, 5.3.10, 5.4, 5.5
MySQL DB server software 5.1

Apache modules installed: core.c, mod_authn_file.c, mod_authn_default.c, mod_authz_host.c, mod_authz_groupfile.c, mod_authz_user.c, mod_authz_default.c, mod_auth_basic.c, mod_include.c, mod_filter.c, mod_log_config.c, mod_logio.c, mod_env.c, mod_expires.c, mod_headers.c, mod_setenvif.c, mod_version.c, mod_proxy.c, mod_proxy_connect.c, mod_proxy_ftp.c, mod_proxy_http.c, mod_proxy_scgi.c, mod_proxy_ajp.c, mod_proxy_balancer.c, mod_ssl.c, prefork.c, http_core.c, mod_mime.c, mod_status.c, mod_autoindex.c, mod_asis.c, mod_info.c, mod_suexec.c, mod_cgi.c, mod_negotiation.c, mod_dir.c, mod_actions.c, mod_userdir.c, mod_alias.c, mod_rewrite.c, mod_so.c, mod_deflate.c PHP modules installed: bcmath, calendar, ctype, curl, date, dom, filter, ftp, hash, iconv, imap, json, libxml, mysql, openssl, pcre, posix, Reflection, session, SimpleXML, sockets, SPL, SQLite, standard, tokenizer, xml, xmlreader, xmlwriter, zlib, GD

Linux database servers

Servers run the MySQL and PostgreSQL databases for customers.

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating Systems Debian Stable
MySQL DB server software 5.5

Microsoft database servers

These servers run the Microsoft SQL server customer databases.

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System MS Windows 2003 Server
MS SQL 2000
Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System MS Windows 2008 Server
MS SQL 2005, 2008, 2012

Email servers

This server configuration is across all of our email servers. These servers are used for Netregistry email service customers.

Server Component Version(s)
Server Operating System Debian Stable
Mail exchange software POP/IMAP Dovecot
Mail exchange software SMTP Exim
Anti-virus Software ClamAV
Anti-spam Software SpamExperts

Backup information

We backup all customer hosting files except Cloud Email or VPS.

Server Component Backup cycle
Cloud Web hosting files Daily, up to 7 days
Weekly, up to 2 weeks
Cloud Database files Daily, up to 7 days
Weekly, up to 2 weeks
Cloud Email messages No backup taken
cPanel hosting Daily, up to 6 days
VPS Daily, up to 7 days
Weekly, up to 2 weeks
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