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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web server (apache2, nginx) stopping sporadically

I am running a wordpress website on a small vps of 512 MB RAM running Debian 8.1. According to WP statistics, the website has had 400 visitors making 3000 total visits in the last 30 days. In the ...
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Apache not respond [duplicate]

since I install Apache I can't get first page. I just restart the Apache and checked the status: Active: active (running) since Fri 2016-06-24 16:37:16 IRDT; 14min ago and then get my public IP with ...
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yum install error nothing to do (MYSQL, CentOS 7)

I'm trying to install MYSQL instead of MariaDB on my CentOS 7. I used this command: wget http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-community-release-el7-5.noarch.rpm yum install http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql-...
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how to setup LAMP stack on linux server [closed]

I've never ever worked with VPS but now I got one. i connected to the server and run command for finding the os version but i got this Screenshot of putty console: so I want to install LAMP stack ...
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How can i set my new ip adress? [Debian / Ubuntu] [closed]

I have my own VPS at OVH and it comes with a default ip address in France. So for geolocation needs, i bought one for in the UK. Now i have Ubuntu server 16.40 running, and i want to set my newly ...
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Running socket.io server on shared hosting with ssh access

I have a VPS server with DirectAdmin installed, hostname would be hostname.com for example. I created an account with the domain socket.hostname.com . Now I want to create a running node.js server ...
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Set DNS hosting service provider for a VPS account

I have a VPS account that of offers an account here to configure the DNS hosting service. However after reading this answer I am thinking about using Freedns. I am completely new about this stuff, ...
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Why is outbound bandwidth on VPS much less than reversed inbound from same host?

I have a FreeBSD 10.1 VPS in Europe using the VirtIO Ethernet device that sees significantly smaller outbound bandwidth than inbound from the same distant hosts. This problem was originally noticed ...
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Remote host identification has changed

I'm trying to connect serverpilot manually on a cloud server at OVH (unbuntu 16) via the terminal on my mac (ssh root@vpsXXX.ovh.net) The operation failed once and now that I'm trying to re-setup it ...
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allow ssh outgoing with iptables default policy as drop

Good day all My VPS allows incoming ssh connections as required (see rule), however attempting outgoing ssh connections fails to connect with $ ssh xyz.ddns.net ssh: connect to host xyz.ddns.net ...
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VPS disk size is much larger than expected (830GB instead of 80GB)

We have rent a server and created a few VPS on it. I have an VPS that I deployed some services on it, The amount of storage has been defined to 80GB and 10GB of the space is used. Problem is that ...
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Using a rented VPS as an Openvpn server for friends: legal risks and how to avoid them?

Disclaimer: I have done some research on the legal implications of an Openvpn server hosted on a VPS, but have come back from these quite empty-handed. Context: We are a bunch of friends in ...
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Can't SSH from one Digital Ocean droplet to another using Private LAN IP [closed]

I have 2 Digital Ocean instances which have private LAN IP's. The first is 10.130.30.82 and the second is 10.130.35.154. I can ping the second from the first but not SSH. I have copied my keys to both ...
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No internet through VPN server

Recently I've posted almost the same thread on this forum about VPN misconfiguration. Eventually, I've resolved this question just by reconfiguring from scratch the server side, and it started to work ...
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Randomly VPS down and no SSH access

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 (32bit) LEMP SSD, 512MB VPS (Digital Ocean). Its all the time memory usage bellow 60% and CPU usage also normal. After every 2 or 3 days this VPS down and can't even connect via ...
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VPN misconfiguration - help to find it:)

Hi guys I wiould like to get some help configuring OpenVPN server. I use the custom VPS server and there deployed an VPN server. So After configuring it I still get some strange error. Here's my ...
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rsync/scp extremely slow transfer rate (<30kB/s) over fast connection

I am attempting to perform a backup using rsync of some files on a Digital Ocean VPS running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. rsync is extremely slow, ranging from 20-50 kB/s, only 1% of what it should be. It is ...
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Which ipv6 address to use for AAAA record [closed]

My VPS provider provides me with one ipv4 and 17 ipv6 addresses. Is there any right or wrong ipv6 address from the 17 given to use as AAAA record ?
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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: youtube-account@...
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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 ns1....
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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: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/difference-between-shared-vps-dedicated-...
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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 https://www....
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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 multi-...