May i alter the website hosting company with no site needing to go lower for a while (somebody explained min 48hrs). We're starting a regular news site hence won't want to see it lower even for a short period.

How difficult is process?

What exactly are other disadvantages of altering the webhost.

Causes of asking:
We're searching for webhost to host a Worldwide Daily News Site..and therefore are not able to locate a cheap host (&lt $100 monthly) that provides immediate access worldwide.

Hence we're searching for a trusted and cheap host for the time being (thinking about, Verio, Zanova, OLM, Global Internet)
Also expect the website to develop specifically in Asia and europe, hence at some stage may want to proceed to another webhost, that provides better access in US along with other parts around the globe.

Ideally we wish to choose a webhost that, we are able to scale up, but just about all worldwide companies (Exodus, UUNET yet others) start at least of $500 pm.

Every other suggestions is going to be appreciated,

S. Ballani.
Retention Corporation.
You'll be able to switch an internet site without getting another of down time.
To do this, you have to:
- have your old host account still active
- register together with your new host
- upload the files around the new host, so you've 2 shown sites
- then, switch the DNS info at networksolutions or whomever else is the registrar.
- Wait a minimum of three days before removing that old site.

Should you choose this, everybody will still call at your stuff, however, you may loose some e-mails (some e-mails visited that old host rather than the brand new while transfering. Again, for those who have telnet use of your old host, you loose practically nothing

For me, for a quick host and the kind of speed &lifier services you appears to wish, you may need a fast shared host upgradable to some devoted host (or you might get a co-location / devoted already)

Getting a devoted permit you to easily improve your bandwidth on need.

Well, thats my estimation anyway, and that is the way i would do that

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Initially published by S. Ballani:
May i alter the website hosting company with no site needing to go lower for a while (somebody explained min 48hrs). We're starting a regular news site hence won't want to see it lower even for a short period.
The reply is "yes", conditionally. How you get it done is to buy your website set on the brand new host (it will help for those who have relative instead of absolute Web addresses as possible test them out around the new site). When your internet site is ready, submit the modification in hosts for your registrar.

A couple of days later, possibly as short as 2, the website is going to be utilized by some in the new location.

However, which is in which the conditions are available in, many people may have problems being able to access the website for approximately a couple of days. The issues will diminish with every day, however it have left that lengthy to allow them to fully disappear because the change is fully propagated throughout DNS servers.

You are able to minimize the impact by getting a redirect page around the old site that directs individuals to the brand new one by Ip, counseling your site visitors concerning the change ahead of time and providing them with the brand new Ip, letting them know to obtain their ISPs obvious their cache (some do not do it nightly, though many do), along with a couple of other activities.

I simply experienced this disruption during the last time. I've got a devoted server in a company where Personally i think comfortable moving to some colocated server in the future. I'm able to keep my present IP addresses after i result in the change, meaning forget about disruption because of IP changes.

You may decide to you should consider selecting the next host according to similar criteria (amongst others, obviously). A trustworthy, reliable host that you could progress with as the site develops, retaining your IP addresses, will eliminate any similar interruptions. Otherwise, know that they'll vary from to two days for many of the site's site visitors.

[This message continues to be edited by Duster (edited 06-13-2000).]
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