VPS is the acronym for `Virtual Private Server`. Hosting companies provide customers the ability to rent computing resources, which are used to create and run virtual machines that are controlled by the customer, but run on the hosting company's hardware. Such a VM is known as a VPS.

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High cpu usage by 'root' in Ubuntu VPS server [duplicate]

My server was working fine until last week. But I don't know how someone have changed by ssh root password. After that when I checked the CPU usage, it always 160-190% on executing 'top' command. Some ...
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Rundom Facebook og: tags not found - operation timeout

I have a vps (Centos 7.2 64bit/CPanel/5GB Dedi Ram & 2GB Boost/CPU i7 2900-3.4ghz(4 Cores)/200GB Disk) with apache 2.4 and nginx 1.10.0, and I have set up wp multisite(subdomains) 4.5.2 with WP ...
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Apply changes to autoscaling Google Cloud Instance?

Every time I make changes to my Instance Group's VM (i.e. Apache2 config) in Google Cloud, I'm currently creating a new snapshot, making it into a disk, then an image, into a new Instance Template, ...
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Postfix: Alias from multiple adresses to one

I've installed a postfix/dovecot combination on my VPS the last days and everything works fine. Now I want to add mail forwarding, so that mails with a specific suffix, like this: ...
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Cannot ssh after rebooting VPS [closed]

I reboot my VPS just now then when I logged in via ssh it says permission denied after inputting my password. I have an OVH linux VPS and I can log into it using KVM from the panel. I didn't set any ...
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http working, but www. does not

I have been hunting for an answer but I really cannot find anything on the subject most likely down to me searching the wrong things. I am fairly certain its something to do with the way I have setup ...
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Analyzing server performance [duplicate]

Analyzing server performance Hi we have recently finished work on one ecommerce site which is built on opencart 2.x and site has around 1k products. The site is currently running on VPS server. from ...
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Migrate an SSL certificate from Heroku

I have a functioning SSL certificate for a site I'm currently hosting on Heroku. I set it up myself once a year and a half ago but I've only ever done it that one time. I'm in the process of migrating ...
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Is it necessary to secure TCP traffic for PHP FPM over shared private VPS network?

There are lots of recommended practices and tutorials for securing various components of a LEMP/LAMP stack when running in a cluster whose private network traffic is shared by other, potentially ...
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Own NameServer with mail and FTP

I don't even know where to start, i have a vps, two domains, i pointed one domain via direct IP in my domain provider, followed a guide to install bind9 (what i thought i needed) and generated ...
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Domain not pointing to server, redirecting from .in to .com

I ran into a weird situation. I have these two domains example.com and example.in. Earlier I had example.in forwarded to example.com. Now I want example.in to point to my VPS server. I changed the ...
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VPS/Dedicated for a HTML5 game? [duplicate]

We are about to host a 220 MB HTML5 game and are estimating 25,000 daily plays (160+ TB monthly traffic, and approximately 500 Mbps speed). Plenty of hosts can accommodate these numbers, but where ...
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VPS Server getting offline - CentOS

I have a VPS CentOS Server hosted by GoDaddy. The database for my website is going down once everyday. I have two websites hosted on that server, a Wordpress and a Magento website. The connection to ...
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How can I configure a Django website to work with Apache 2.4 VirtualHosts?

I recently started developing Django websites and I want to deploy them on a CentOS VPS with mod_wsgi and Apache. I followed this guide and it works perfectly, but I would like to have more than one ...
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Running on two servers vs. one with more memory? [duplicate]

I currently have one small VPS which I am using to host a Wordpress site (Nginx,PHP5,MariaDB). I have started to run into some memory issues (DB crashes) indicating it's probably time to move to a ...
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Using a VPS as front end proxy

I run a shell host that many users share which gets frequently DDoS'd (at least once every other month). So I have come up with a plan to peer all traffic with a VPS, so that it appears to everyone ...
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In terms of stability, who beats whom? VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

basically I am asking because I am wondering if dedicated servers are really more stable than VPS? I read here: ...
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OpenVPN with LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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is it possible to combine two vps in different locations into one?

Let's say we have 2 servers, one at us-west and another one at us-east. Would it be possible to combine them into a single server. *single server as in: shared ssh, I can control 2 servers from the ...
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SolusVM Migration

I have an old server on which I am hosting about 30 OpenVZ VPS Servers. I have purchased a new server which is much more powerful and I plan to do a complete migration in the future. Currently I would ...
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Load Balancer and Proxy for Meteor not passing to 127.0.0.1 - Too Many Redirects?

I have the following setup, but see 302 Moved Temporarily when I curl the load balancer. In a browser it reports Too Many Redirects: 1 load balancer with SSL 2 web servers I request ...
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centos 7 & SELinux & ldconfig

Have Centos 7 virtual instance running on a shared host. They using VMWare vSphere hypervisor. It is a customized minimal install plus openssh and vmware tools. All updates applied. SELinux is ...
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Setting two subdomain on one server

I'm buing VPS server. On this server I need start Java application and PostgreSQL database. Java app is a Web service running on the port 8080 and PostgreSQL database is running on default port 5432. ...
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Fully Qualified Domain Name of VPS [duplicate]

I'm really confused by FQDN. So there is this file on my debian machine /etc/hosts. What exactly goes in there? Say my VPS is located at ipadress: 39.22.11.99 And i have a couple of domains all ...
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MongoDB setup for Rocket.Chat error message

I'm following this tutorial for a Rocket.Chat setup on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. After installation of Mongod, it says to setup a replica set and gives the instructions to insert the following ...
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Why is Apache refusing to show new pages for one directory? This is as spooky as I've seen from Apache in a while [duplicate]

I tried to take a step back in Why is Apache not showing a new page? , from an original question that was loosely as follows: A client has a website and makes periodic requests to add a page. The ...
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Performance concern with hosting large clustered DBs on VPS cloud servers

I wonder if anybody else bumped into this issue? You get a couple of beefy 12-core VPS instances in some cloud like DigitalOcean and set up a database on them in "active-passive" cluster ...
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FTP transfers slow on a long fat pipe

We've recently gotten new internet - 100Mb/s fibre - and have been complaining bitterly to our new ISP about transfer speeds to some FTP servers in the USA (300ms away). To one server in particular, ...
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Consolidating static websites into subdomains

I am having trouble figuring out the logistics of efficiently consolidating a few of my old, static websites, into subdomains on my primary website. I have websites all using the Ghost Blog platform, ...
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Name server NS records missing [closed]

I'm trying to setup dns on the cheap and running into some problems. I have a domain registered with crazydomains.com.au I have a vps served by Iniz.com I have setup (i think) dns settings with ...
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Microsoft Azure Hosting Servers [closed]

I currently have a Microsoft Azure subscription. Since this platform offers VMs, I thought to myself "Why not try to make a hosting company and sell these VMs from one big server?" So there's my ...
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Server requirement RAM and CPU for postgresql [duplicate]

There is no questions regarding this and postgresql. I know this is hard to answer, but I just search for rules of thumb, best practice or just your experience. My postgresql server is both ...
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Upgrade PHP from 5.3 to 5.6, unmet dependencies

I have a OVH VPS which runs php 5.3. I would like to update to php 5.6. I've used this solution (How do I upgrade from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.4.6 in Ubuntu?) : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6 ...
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Deleted an error log and it won't regenerate

I'm a novice and hoping that someone with more experience can help me with this. I am running a VPS with CentOS 6.7 and nginx. The error log was getting very large and I was worried it would take up ...
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Add new subnets to KVM Host

I need to assign a handful of /27 subnets to my KVM host node (Centos 6). I routed them correctly at the Cisco switch, so that's all go. Traceroute & ping works fine on gateway on each subnet, ...
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Dovecot quota doesn't reject incoming emails when quota is exceeded

I've got VPS under CentOS 7 with Exim+Dovecot mail system. cat /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-mail.conf mail_privileged_group = mail mail_access_groups = mail mail_location = maildir:%h/mail/%d/%n ...
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VPS Ubuntu connection timeout when I try connect via IP in browser

I have a problem with my VPS. It has installed Apache. When I trying to connect from specific network (home) I can easily access to it. When try on another one (for example 3G) it returns 110 - ...
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How system time is calculated in ubuntu 14.04?

I have two vps (ubuntu 14.04, bought from a provider) and looking at their system time (doing a date) i see 6 minute of difference: Wed Feb 3 11:57:48 CET 2016 Wed Feb 3 12:03:52 CET 2016 I did a ...
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VPS Upload speeds < 1 mbps

I have a Centos server running in eastern canada. When I use speedtest.net and connect to a server up there, I get around 30 down. If I use speedtest-cli and connect to a server down here I get ...
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How to prevent compression of images served via HTTP

I have an already optimized JPEG image in my server 32.07 kB (and in my local computer), 800px * 534px, if I request it via browser, it keeps the same width * height, but its size gets smaller 17,97 ...
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wget giving Segmentation fault

I recently did apt-get update followed by apt-get upgrade on my Debian VPS server. Suddenly (at least) wget stopped working with error Segmentation fault. It's not even trying to do something. So ...
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Freebsd 10 install with non standard gateway route

Some service providers offer dedicated/vps nodes with non standard gateways (ie not in the same subnet). For instance : ip add 10.0.1.1/32 with gateway 56.0.1.1 For this purpose some manual steps ...
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DKIM - DomainKey Identified Mail public key longer than 512 character [closed]

I've generated private key and public key using following commands. openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key openssl rsa -in server.key -out server.key.insecure mv server.key server.key.secure mv ...
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Easy way to send local configuration to server

Pretend I have setup a server hosting for a website locally (on my Linux laptop), it all works perfectly. It has all of the files for the website, firewall has been setup, apache install etc... For ...
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same page, different load time on different server

I am completely new to server admin. I have built a large site (for one person to code) and have to do things myself. I have a site on a shared server and another on a managed VPS. The VPS server ...
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Fails to create a Cloud66 stack

I'm using Cloud66 and trying to set up a stack from my git repository. Cloud66 however returns the error: Analysis error: The space character ‘ ’ is not allowed in your database username or password ...
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OpenVPN and DNSLeakTest

I've recently setup an OpenVPN instance on my VPS using the open GitHub code: OpenVPN Install After that, I came across DNSLeakTest which enables you to figure out if your vpn is leaking your real ...
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Can't enable TUN/TAP on VPS [duplicate]

I'm desperately looking for a way to enable TUN/TAP on a VPS in order to use an OpenVPN client. The VPS is based on Parallels Virtuozzo. I've been reading a ton of tutorials and forum topics, and here ...
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Checking if my hostname is correct (ovh vps + centos7)

I recently purchased a VPS from OVH with Centos 7 preinstalled. I want to make sure my hostname is correctly set. According to some tutorials: hostname returns the hostname hostname -f returns the ...
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best configuration for database server [duplicate]

Okay I have a VPS (DO 512 MB) and AWS RDS free tier . I wanna get the maximum performance , please help me cause I'm a little confused . I run a nginx server on the VPS and it can handle 1K ...