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Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by garry56, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. garry56

    garry56 New Member

    Hi there, I am thinking about getting a xenforo licence as I am very impressed with the software. The problem is that I am not very tech savy with regards to servers and installations but I have been a moderator and quite fancy running my own forum. Anyway I have decided to look for managed VPS hosting so that I don't have to worry about installation etc, a google search comes up with two companies, http://nimbushosting.co.uk but it seems they use plesk panel which I have been told is not as good as Cpanel, and http://xenforohosting.org who as well as a shared package do a VPS with Cpanel and 75gb disk and 4 gig RAM any advice is welcomed.
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Everyone will offer a different opinion as to which is best.
    Any decent host will be adequate - avoid the cheap over-subscribed shared hosts.

    As for the second link in your post, at the very least they are using the XenForo name in their domain name without permission, so I personally wouldn't do business with a company such as that.
     
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  3. garry56

    garry56 New Member

    Thank you, I would not be going for a really cheap host anyway as they wouldn't help me with the installation.
     
  4. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    Also, all the other links on their site reference <otherforumsoftware>-hosting.org

    They are also hiding their information on whois

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    Created On:06-Oct-2013 13:55:23 UTC
    Last Updated On:06-Oct-2013 14:16:15 UTC
    Expiration Date:06-Oct-2014 13:55:23 UTC
    Sponsoring Registrar:PDR Ltd. d/b/a PublicDomainRegistry.com (R27-LROR)
    Status:CLIENT TRANSFER PROHIBITED
    Status:TRANSFER PROHIBITED
    Registrant ID:PP-SP-001
    Registrant Name:Domain Admin
    Registrant Organization:PrivacyProtect.org
    Registrant Street1:ID#10760, PO Box 16
    Registrant Street2:Note - Visit PrivacyProtect.org
    Registrant Street3:to contact the domain owner/operator
    Registrant City:Nobby Beach
    Registrant State/Province:Queensland
    Registrant Postal Code:QLD 4218
    Registrant Country:AU
    Registrant Phone:+45.36946676
    Registrant Phone Ext.:
    Registrant FAX:
    Registrant FAX Ext.:
    Registrant Email:contact@privacyprotect.org
     
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  5. garry56

    garry56 New Member

    Also, all the other links on their site reference <otherforumsoftware>-hosting.org


    Yes looks like they host other forum software too (that's a bit out of my league price wise) as does the first company. Thanks for the input guys.
     
  6. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    What is your current budget?
     
  7. garry56

    garry56 New Member

    Do you mean for forum software and hosting? As usual I am trying to get the best possible deal for the least amount of money possible with both cases, I have heard a lot of good things about this software and not that I could afford it some worrying things about that other software, the main negative I have heard about xenforo is a lack of plugins but I am hoping that will improve with time plus the price is attractive.
     
  8. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    Your hosting. @Mike Edge does various hosting packages tailored for XenForo.
     
  9. garry56

    garry56 New Member

    Thank you I will check them out as mentioned Cpanel is a bit of a must have.
     
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  10. Bionic Rooster

    Bionic Rooster Well-Known Member

    Just tried his link https://secure.xfhost.net/ and it is down it says for maintenance. But that could just be a default message.
     
  11. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

    Yeap, doing some work on WHMCS
     
  12. Bionic Rooster

    Bionic Rooster Well-Known Member

    Well there you go OP, from others who use @Mike Edge to host their forums they recommend him highly.
    Thanks for the update @Mike Edge it's good to see you're not down for the count LOL
     
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  13. Ernest L. Defoe

    Ernest L. Defoe Well-Known Member

    Yeah I have been with @Mike Edge for awhile for my hosting needs. Been with him since he started xFHost pretty much. I have nothing but good things to say.
     
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  14. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    Wow.... just.... wow....

    Ya, I'm not a fan of Mike's hosting, but in this case if you're comparing just those two.... Go with Mike's.
     
  15. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member


    Thanks Adam.... I think :cautious:
     
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  16. hasib

    hasib New Member

    Hi this is hasib. I want to share about hosting management. For all kind of website hosting you can visit our site www.hostforweb.com.
    Thanks for your informative post. Best of luck. For better information you can reply me.
     
  17. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    First post... and it's a plea for their services.
    Think I'll keep my dedicated servers and will eventually find a guinea pig to expose to an unmanaged VPS for the very expensive price of free (some restrictions applied). :coffee:
     
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  18. Venomator

    Venomator Member

    @garry56 - Hiya Garry, Nimbus offer cPanel on their Tornado package and upward... :D
     

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