Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I bought a Media Temple VE server with a ubantu Natty OS and originally set it up with Node.js and MongoDB. I haven't really done anything with it for a while and it's just sitting there. I have a few friends that need a web site hosted, and I was thinking maybe I could spin off this server I have and set it up to handled shared hosting and I can use it as a reseller server.

Not quite sure where to begin or if that's even possible, but if it is can someone help point me in the right direction?

Thanks

share|improve this question

closed as off topic by SvW, Ward, Scott Pack, MDMarra, Lucas Kauffman Jul 22 '12 at 12:59

Questions on Server Fault are expected to relate to professional server, networking, or related infrastructure administration within the scope defined by the community. Consider editing the question or leaving comments for improvement if you believe the question can be reworded to fit within the scope. Read more about reopening questions here.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

    
Check out superuser.com. –  mbrownnyc Mar 1 '12 at 22:30
    
Yes, it's possible. It's a horrible idea, though, with your current familiarity with the software and systems involved. –  EEAA Mar 1 '12 at 23:11
    
Erik - Yea that's what I figured.... I didn't know if there was an easier way –  Bill Mar 2 '12 at 14:27
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Just a suggestion - an easier place to start might be a dedicated virtual (dv) server from Mediatemple, seeing as they have a lot of tools for reseller hosting built right in.

The (ve) server is designed mainly for experienced Linux users who can start from a blank-ish slate.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.