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Share bandwidth between Linodes

I have 5 linode instances, most of them are in moderate use. Recently I opened a site that takes up a lot of bandwidth, and the linode that its on is being hammered with traffic spending my precious ...
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Server configuration [closed]

I currently use Linode VPS (512) for my image sharing site. I'm looking to move to an unmetered dedicated server as the cost of my needs on Linode is huge. I have around 60-70GB/day of outgoing data ...
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Server specs recommendations

I currently have a Linode 512 VPS with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (32bit). I recently opened my website which attracts a lot of users from social networks and I've been hitting some CPU limits lately. I'm ...
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cannot access django development server running on Linode from outside

I just setup a django development server on a Linode and wanted to access it from outside. The server is running on port 8000. But the linode is not allowing me to access this port from outside. I ...
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Is my VPS server secure? Steps needed to make it secure, if not?

I'm running on Ubuntu and I'm currently on linode [Disclosure: Referral Link]. I have followed this tutorial and have successfully set up Virtualmin on my linode and its a breeze creating websites and ...
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Server with only private IP has no Internet access

I have two servers (VPS at Linode) of which one (db) has only one static private IP, so I need to access it via the other one (web). Now that works fine, but I discovered that I cannot access anything ...
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How to setup FTP on Linode?

It does appear that WordPress requires an FTP server to be installed to upload the files from the web interface. I have installed WordPress blog. I need to install some plugins but i m getting a box ...
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VPS etiquette, and how server resources are meant to be used

I'm renting a tiny Linode to mess around with, host my site and learn more about Linux. It's a VPS with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage. I've never owned a computer that wasn't sitting in front of ...
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MySQL Master-Master replication using MMM on Linode

Linode allows you have multiple IP's assigned to your node but I'm trying to setup MySQL Master-Master Replication with MMM following the guide on http://mysql-mmm.org/mmm2:guide. One part I don't ...
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For a single server running cron jobs: EC2 or regular VPS hosting?

I'm trying to determine whether I should put this particular server on an EC2 small instance or keep it at Linode. The server runs a variety of cronjob scripts that fetch data from feeds, store it in ...
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Feedback request: Linode for Magento hosting?

i install and customize a self made application for web pages which uses spring+jstl and the admin uses flex. Also i want to add to my offers an ecommerce cms, so i have decided to start with magento. ...
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DNS zone transfer (AXFR) failing

I'm trying to migrate all of my domains from DNS Made Easy to Linodes DNS Manager. The easiest way I figured was the "Import a Zone" option on Linode, which works with AXFR. I then did the following ...
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Original sender is not correctly identified when spam is forwarded

I have a forwarding rule with Postfix that forwards all messages to my main email address. When a spam message is sent to one of my emails, it is forwarded but the sender is shown as being the ...
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Linode hosting & Godaddy

I have registered a domain name with godaddy.com, also I have rented out hosting space at Linode.com Linode has given me a permanent IP. How do I link this IP to the domain name at godaddy.com ?
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centos server shared files

I am wanting to implement a multi-server specialised hosting environment. I currently have a cloud solution comprising of 3 centos boxes (2 lamp web servers, 1 mysql). What I am wanting to do is, ...
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SMTP Server recommendations

I have been running a webapp on webfaction shared plan and using webfaction smtp server fine. But I am migrating to linode vps and when I try to send emails using webfaction configuration (my ...
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Get high I/O rate alert from linode.com,how to location problem?

Today I get an alert mail from linode.com "Your Linode, Randy, has exceeded the notification threshold (1000) for disk io rate by averaging 1571.81 for the last 2 hours.". Last time I get alert ...
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Linode vs VPS.net vs other solutions [closed]

We have a large web application running on linode and part of it running on VPS.net. From our experience, Linode has been much more reliable. But we're recently decided to move the entire application ...
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Hidden costs of Amazon EC2? [closed]

After Amazon launched their new Micro Instances at EC2, I took a closer look at Reserved instances and I did some math. I'm currently using Linode 512 so I'll compare it to that. Small Instance is ...
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MySQL my.cnf file not being read, Ubuntu 10.04 64bit

I've been researching this for a few hours with no luck. Basically it looks like my server's my.cnf file isn't being read at all. I've searched my server, and there's only one my.cnf file on it, ...
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which disto to pick for Linode?

I am basically a casual Linux user, an able web developer, and a guy who always wants to try something new. I've experienced with commercial web hostings, their names will be omitted from this thread ...
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Why is my VPS crashing (and how can I find out for myself)?

Edit: While this appears to be due to a power outage at Linode's Fremont facility, I've still had a problem with this in the past. Any help would be appreciated. I want you to teach me to fish. ...
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Host Multiple Sites on One IP Using Apache

I have a LAMP server which hosts multiple sites. That server has a static IP address. What I would like to do is to point different domain names to different virtual hosts. For example: Domain ...
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Rsync 32bit Ubuntu to 64bit instance

I am running Ubuntu Maverick (10.10) 32bit VPS on Linode. I want to use RackSpace for "functional" backups, but they only offer 64bit on their CloudServers. Ideally I would like to be able to RSync ...
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Can I host multiple sites on a single Linode server a la Dreamhost?

I currently have Dreamhost, which is nice because I can host multiple domains. Is it possible to host multiple domains on a single Linode virtual host, or would I be limited 1:1 (1 virtual host : 1 ...
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How do I know the credentials by which I SSH into my Linode VPS?

I have been handed a user/pass to login into the web-based front end on linode.com but this user/pass doesn't work for SSH.
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How long does it take to set up a web server on a Linode?

I've always used shared hosting in the past but now I'm thinking about moving to a Linode for my new web sites. However my knowledge of Linux and Apache is quite limited. I wonder how long it takes to ...
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What is the worst distro on Linode? [closed]

We are going to move from Slicehost to Linode (the 1024MB ram) to host our website. Now we have to take a distribution. After discussing, the remaining candidates are: Arch Linux 2010.05 Debian 5.0 ...
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Cassandra on Linode: Dark magic isn't working

Yes, I realize I'm crossing the streams by running Cassandra on Linode. Yes, I know it would be better to run it on Rackspace or Amazon, but that's immaterial right now. Basically, I've got a Private ...
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Linode Private IPs

I'm trying to get private IPs set up with my Linodes. I'm running Debian. Here's my Linode's Network tab: eth0: 69.164.214.146 ( li129-146.members.linode.com ) Gateways: ...
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Accessing applications on another VPS

I'm doing something that (to me) seems very simple, but perhaps I'm looking at the problem wrong. I've deployed a Redis box to Linode. I have a number of web servers that also sit on Linode (in the ...
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Website and email hosting on different servers

I have a client site currently on a Hostgator reseller account but I'd like to move the website hosting over to my Linode. The email accounts however should stay with Hostgator. DNS is also managed ...
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Python can't find namedtuple on Linode Ubuntu 9.10

I have a Linode running Ubuntu 9.10 with a Python version of 2.6.4rc2 When I try to import namedtuple I get an ImportError. What could be going wrong? This is a part of the standard library.
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How can I completely delete the contents of my old VPS?

Ubuntu 9.10 | VPS I'm getting ready to stop using my old VPS host (linode) and am a little concerned about my old data remaining on the VPS. Is there a command I can run from the command-line that ...
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duplicity fail: not promping for password: “Running 'sftp user@host' failed”

I have two linode VPS accounts and I want to back up one onto the other (the reasons are mainly for fun and to practice server administration.) the short version Duplicity isn't even asking for my ...
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Transferring websites from x64 to x86 server

I run a x64 staging server here along with the following: Solr Java etc. However, I am about to get a linode vps for production and quickly realising that x86 is the way to go for their lowest RAM ...
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Linode w/ Google Apps - how to get mail from PHP working?

I have a CentOS Linode instance that I'm running as a LAMP stack. I'm also using Google Apps for email. I have my MX records pointing at google's servers and everything is working in terms of relaying ...
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Netstat shows two sshd's listening, but only one pid

On my Linode sudo netstat -tulp gives me: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 0 *:ssh *:* LISTEN 2030/sshd ...
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How to backup a linode 360 VPS?

I have a php/vbulletin/apache server running a 360 instance of linode. I am wondering what is the best way to remote backup the server in another location? I'm guessing I have two options, FTP and ...
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Which VPS configuration would be better?

I currently have a VPS at HostingRails.com, and am rather disappointed with the service so I have been considering switching to linode instead. I have three rails applications (my live application, ...
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Installing gnome on Linode with Ubuntu 9.10 x64 - remote VNC/RDP

I'm a self confessed Linux newbie, having lived and worked mostly within the Windows world for most of my life. I'm making the effort to try moving my virtual host from a Windows box to a Linode ...
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DNS Server usage at Linode.com

Until now i used old fasioned LAMP webhosting for 3 websites. I have 1 domain for each of the websites. Yesterday i bought myself a linode and to my surprise linode has DNS servers available for its ...
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Is my Apache2 setup leaking memory?

Recently, I've noticed that my apache uses absurd amounts of memory on my Linode server (80MB more than it used to), and restarting apache2 seems to fix the issue. I run SVN over apache, as well as ...
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Linode Distro (How to Choose?) 64bit? [closed]

I have made the leap to Linode (360MB) and wanted to get some feedback on which distribution to choose. I'm going to be running LAMP (with P being PHP). I am mainly curious about security, ...
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exim4 nonstandard ports

Asked this on StackOverflow (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1655281/exim4-nonstandard-ports) but someone pointed out it belongs here. I am trying to use exim4 on debian to relay mail, nothing ...
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Linode vm with Ubuntu 9.04 can't find vim-full package

I have fresh linode with ubuntu 9.04. When I try to install the full vim with this command sudo apt-get install vim-full i get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done E: ...
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Slicehost vs Linode [closed]

Slicehost.com vs Linode.com Which one do you recommend? Are there any major differences between these two? What are your personal experience?
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running freebsd on linode

How do I setup a linode to run FreeBSD? There is an example for NetBSD and references to successful attempts at getting FreeBSD to run but no actual document I can find.
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Setting up VPN on Ubuntu VPS @ linode

I'm really struggling with this because I'm not a network admin, only a mortal programmer. Linode gives you an external and internal IP for use with other nodes on the linode network. In my case I've ...