Web Hosting Details and FAQs
We offer the leading features in the industry.
They are explained in detail below. For the breakdown, look at our price
Payment of Account:
Payment of the virtual server can be paid either -
Monthly 1 Month
Bi-Monthly 2 Months
Quarterly 3 Months
Semi-Annually 6 Months 5% Discount
Annually 12 Months 10% Discount
Bi-Annually 24 Months 15% Discount
Please note: There are no setup fees on any accounts.
Netvantage can take care of all your domain registrations at very competative
prices. Go here to register
your domain now. You can also have more than one domain name resolving
at the same IP number and content holding site. For example, you can park yourname.net
We give a very generous amount of space which is substantially more than what
most web hosting companies provide. One MB of disk space can hold several
hundred text pages or images. Most sites use less than one MB of disk space.
Servers located in Australia:
Our servers are located in Australia for the quickest response times and to
avoid the USA-Australia bottlneck. Why would you want all your email and
web traffic going via the US? Our network is only two network hops to big
providers such as Telstra Bigpond. Brisbane is also the jumping off point
for Australian data to the US.
Our datacentre network has been designed to keep working.
It offers full network redundancy which means in the unlikely even
of a failure, the network can quickly be re-routed to maintain
services. Network components are housed in a stable and secure
environment in Brisbane Data Centres. The network is monitored
24x7, by an experienced team of systems engineers.
International data feeds are connected to Southern
Cross and Satellite
Ground Stations providing a datastream directly to the network. Domestic
traffic within Australia is delivered via multiple ATM circuits utilizing the
fast and efficient Telstra platform.
The upline network is large and sophisticated. Connectivity to end-users
is provided using Lucent Digital Terminal
Servers with Cisco WAN and Border Routers,
interconnected with Telstra , Telstra
Clear, Southern Cross and
This is the amount of network traffic related to your domain. A large number
of sites have less than 1000MB of traffic per month, but popular sites could
use three or four times that. Please refer to our policies for limitation
on certain file protocols.
Our e-mail addresses are very flexible. You can set them up as POP or IMAP
boxes which store mail, e-mail aliases which redirect mail to another box,
or as autoresponders. It would be accessed by a 3rd party email program like
Outlook, or Eudora. This gives you a private secure storage location for
anyone sending email to the pop box you are using. These can be setup through
your mail manager.
Gives you the capability to manage all aspects of your account in order to
make the best use of your options. By the click of a mouse, you can administer
your webspace, your e-mail accounts, your directories, your cgi-bin, and all
the special features that we offer you, such as site statisticss. Click
here to see what the Control Panel looks like.
Additional Web users:
Allows additional users to login and host content on your website eg;
Your own CGI-BIN:
We encourage development of highly interactive, successful sites. For your
site to be truly interactive you need to be able to run computer programs
in your own cgi-bin.
Set up Cron Jobs to automate the maintenance of your site.
Manage your own subdomains:
Set up and manage subdomains from your control panel such as;
This is Microsofts HTML page creator, it requires, you own Microsoft Frontpage
software and have it installed on your home system.
Webalyzer Site Statistics:
Track your hits, pageviews, most popular pages and referral sites in an easy-to-use
statistics program. This is a very powerful tool for tracking vistiors to
your site. It will tell you how long they were there, what pages they visited
and the order they were visited in. It will even tell where they came from
and what browser was being used. Each day you'll receive a analysis of your
web site's visitors.
Access to Raw Logs:
If you prefer to use your own statistic analysis program or want to know exactly
what is going on with your website, access to your raw logs is very important.
Secure Socket Layer (SSL):
In order to perform secure transactions for e-commerce etc using https://yourdomain.com
you need a hosting company that will support ssl. We use Apache-SSL on all
of our servers. You can use our shared certificate or we can set you up with your own IP address for $3.00 per month so you can install your own certificate
Server Side Includes:
SSI or Server side includes, allow the server to parse special page commands.
As example if you had a footer you wanted on all your pages that may change
from time to time, you can create a text file with the desired footer and
place it in your domain. On each page you put a simple include to read that
file and place it at the bottom of the desired pages.
Not only do we provide you with PHP support, but the majority of our system
tools and design projects are done by our staff in PHP. PHP is compiled as
a module with MySQL, gdbm, and gd support.
MySQL Database Support:
MySQL is our GNU database of choice. We develop all of our own products with
MySQL. We encourage all mSQL and postgresQL users to migrate to MySQL.
We do not have a real audio/video server. However, we do support real audio/video
streaming for no extra charge.When Real Audio/Video first came out, it required
an audio/video server to be installed on the web server. This was because
Real Audio/Video wanted to charge for each "stream'" or visitor.
But soon people started writing competitive audio/video streaming technology
that didn't require a special server. So, to compete, Real Audio/Video now
does not require a server, and you can even use their free tools to create
streaming audio over the Internet.
We support Video streaming with the Real Video Mime type as explained above.
Cybercash is an online credit card processor. If you register with them, you
can then install the local config for your domain on our servers with the
FTP is used to upload and download files. Almost all site design programs like
Adobe Pagemill, Macromedia Dreamweaver, GoLive HotDog, Allaire HomeSite,
CyberStudio, HotMetal Pro, Netscape Communicator and NetObjects Fusion use
FTP to maintain your site.
SSH (Secure version of
Many users are not at all familiar with SSH and just as many do not need to
use it. SSH allows you to get a shell on our Linux servers. To use SSH, email
Netvantage for more information.
Anonymous FTP allows visitors to your site to download files via ftp without
a password. It is disabled by default.
Password Protected Pages:
You can use the control panel to specify which users are allowed to access
certain pages on your site. When visitors click on a certain URL, they are
requested to enter a username and password which you manage through the control
The File Manager is a very powerful feature. It allows you to manipulate all
the files in your web site. You are able to create, delete, and move your
files. You can also upload files from your local PC to the server in File
Manager. Plus, you can edit the HTML in any of your files from this option.
Everything you need to manage your site can be found in this feature.
Manage all your email accounts through this simple to use mail manger. It allows
you to setup, maintain, redirect or modify any of your email accounts.
You can easily create a autoresponder with the mail manager provided with your
domain, its a simple file with information you want automatically sent to
people who email a designated email address at your domain. When email is
sent to your domain with the same name as one of your autoresponders , the
autoresponder file is automatically returned to the sender of the email.
Using the mail manager provided with your account, you will be able to redirect
email aliases to other pop box locations of your choice. An alias is email@example.com,
Example firstname.lastname@example.org could be redirected to email@example.com your isp account
for viewing. You will also be able to provide friends similar aliases at your
domain and point it to their isp.
Unlike many systems, we have designed our network using our trade marked PlusMail
system to automatically capture anyname that may be sent to your domain name.
This means as long as the @yourdomain.com is proper even typos in the user
name will still be captured and not refused. We also provide the ability to
turn this feature off.
Form Mail :
Use our preconfigured form mail script to have the output of forms on your website emailed to you.
Mailing lists allow you to send e-mail to a large number of contacts in a very
efficient manner. You can manage the mailing list through the control panel.
Email User Panel:
Let your email users login and maintain their own mail services.
Design and Development:
Netvantage can also help you with all aspects of web design and development. Click
here to find out more about our web design services.
here to have your site hosted with us today.
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