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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Nginx won't allow specific subdirectory location to be proxy passed [duplicate]

I have a PHP server running my normal website. I'm also trying to run a nodejs site along side it in a specific subdirectory. The PHP site is using laravel so the config points to the public folder ...
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All the sites went down and when I restart Nginx they worked. Saw a worker process crash in the logs

suddenly all the sites in this VPS stopped responding. The server is up and the memory usage is normal. But saw this in the Nginx error log : 2014/07/20 07:10:24 [alert] 13671#0: worker process 15020 ...
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Socks proxies over SSH show same IP

I have recently been setting up proxies via SSH on my VPS and when I connect the non main IP via a browser and look at my IP, it shows up as the main IP, is there any way i can fix this? For example, ...
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PHP-FPM showing 34 worker process despite adjusting configuration

I recently asked this question and I got an answer about how I should limit php-fpm from running 34 worker process, considering that I get on average 20 visits for one light website. So, I ...
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linux VPS missing disk space [closed]

I just had a Centos VPS crash due to lack of diskspace, where USE was reported as 100%. Even now I cannot find where the missing 55G is: 85 + 22 = 107GB ... where is the other 55G?? [root@server ...
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/boot/.IpTables use high cpu in my server [duplicate]

i am newbie in network administrator.. One week ago, my server work perfectly. My Server can serves 600++ users at the same time and only use 40% cpu. Today there is something wrong with my server. ...
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GoDaddy VPS Server Configurations for Wordpress [closed]

I recently installed WordPress to a new VPS and I didn't have any trouble with the installation, however, I noticed several problems associated with resolving or connecting to external hosts from ...
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How to change the VPS without loosing incoming emails in the meantime?

I have to change my VPS provider and so I have to transfer all my files to a new provider. The problem is that it may cause a downtime of up to 24 hours. In the meantime it's very likely that my ...
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Swap memory exhausting server even site has small visitors

I have CentOs 6.5 running on a 32bit VPS host. It is running only php-fpm, nginx, and mysql. I have a site that gets on average 20 visitors per day, but I am recently getting this message from my ...
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Server shuts down during apt upgrades (specifically libdbus)

I woke up this morning to find my VPS down. I brought it back, couldnt find any reason for it being down (nothing in the syslog, etc) so figured it was my crappy provider. I ran apt-get upgrade and it ...
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Reduce Nginx's response times

I'm running a VPS with 1GB with Debian 7. Nginx's response time for static HTML files are around 300-500ms, which seems relatively high, because other static files (CSS/JS) are served in 75-125ms. Is ...
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How much RAM size I will require for VPS hosting on basis of my website [duplicate]

My website is currently on Blogger(.com). Now I am planning to purchase VPS hosting from GoDaddy, I have figured out how much disk space and bandwidth I will require but I am unable to decide the RAM ...
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Confused with hosting types [closed]

Hey guys am going to buy a linux vps server.But i have some doubts regarding about this. I know cloud server and vps server are very different from each other ..i have heard digital ocean provides ...
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VPS versus Cloud [closed]

Could a cloud enable me to copy/paste a VPS from one physical server to another? I run a few VPS machines and am curious to know if a cloud would benefit me. What would be really cool is if a cloud ...
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apache error logs issue

I have a vps server but the vps provider stop managed service. I having problem with logs file. Every thing seems was alright, but after few month auto logs deletion does not working. Every minute the ...
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Apache configuration for permanent django

I do not have much experience in running django via apache on VPS. I've configured django and apache as it is explained here: ...
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IPTABLES won't keep changes on restart [duplicate]

I have a hostgator VPS that has a CENT OS. When I stop the VPS and start it again, the changes I've made to the IPTABLES won't save I've tried to save the IPTABLES and to no avail. Every time I ...
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Most users can access my site but many others cant [closed]

this problem is driving me crazy. In the latest days, some of my users report they cant access my site. They get a server not found error page. However, many others including myself can access it ...
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bad inodes in KVM guests

I ran a script to snapshot all logical volumes from KVM guests and backup. But /var/log/messages reported these errors: Jun 02 09:57:08 server lvm[24245]: Monitoring snapshot ...
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Tinyproxy to allow all incoming requests [closed]

I recently set up the Tinyproxy on a VPS server, I am trying to access it from a external IP, but it doesn't allow me, come up with HTTP/403 Error Code. I have already configured the tinyproxy.conf ...
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Remote Desktop Connection loses connect on websites | Hyper V installed

I use RDC to connect to my dedicated server that is running Hyper V for VPSs. On the main dedicated I will visit certain sites, ex. Microsoft site, Chrome site. Those are just some, RDC will freeze ...
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Putty: SSH “Server refused our key”

I am trying to access CentOS using Putty. Server used is vps. And i am getting an error called "Server refused our key" "No supported authentication methods available". Previously it was connecting, ...
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Server attack trying to view through WHM [closed]

I have a VPS account with Bluehost and I have been experiencing some server loads that are high. I had a chat with support which of course ended with no help and support stated (0:16) [Useless ...
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How to configure a VPS to be a standalone DNS server?

I have CentOS based VPS and i currently run a web based application on it. recently i bought a domain name and wanted to map this name to my vps. I thought that after buying the domain they take care ...
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Server taking too much time to first load [closed]

I have a VPS server with CentOS 6 purchased from MochaHost. It has WHM/cPanel installed and I have full root access. The websites that are on this server load very slowly but when I use pingdom tools ...
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OpenVPN doesn't start correctly

When I install Open VPN and try to start it, I get this: iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT) I have VPS in OVH. I don´t know if the problem can be tun/tap ppp. I also ...
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Secondary DNS on OVH VPS Hosting

I was given DNS's to use for my new VPS hosting: vpsXXXXX.vps.ovh.ca sdns1.ovh.net I understand that the first link is meant for me as a primary DNS connection, the IP address of the DNS matches ...
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DNS Configuration with VPS

I own a VPS at Go Daddy and have 4-5 website hosted on it. All Website Domain names are purchased from Go Daddy. So, whenever I buy a new domain and host a website on VPS. All I have to do is to point ...
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How to prevent brute force attacks on exim service through csf?

It's 3rd days that my VPS has too many brute force attacks on exim. Server features: CentOS 6 64-bit, CSF 7.03, DirectAdmin 1.43.3 I would like to stop these attacks. But I don't know what is the best ...
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Roundcube connection to storage server failed

I recently installed kloxo on a brand new VPS and set up mail servers and everything. i am using courier-imap on my VPS and i have verified it is running however i cannot for the life of me get into ...
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VPS without access to the Internet after reboot

There is a problem with my VPS. I had purged lots of programs using apt-get command and * wildcard among other things to remove many apps at the same time such as sendmail-*. After it the server ...
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Ubuntu on VPS becomes unresponsive: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 22s

We have a VPS running Ubuntu, on Xen. The problem is this, about once a day, for about 20-50 minutes, at a random time, the server becomes completely unresponsive to the outside world. After this ...
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Identify if windows server is dedicated or vps [duplicate]

I have offers for vps and dedicated hosting. The price for dedicated server is around $100/month which makes me think whether I am really getting a dedicated machine or just scammed to give me vps in ...
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Static App, How Many concurrent connections can my basic vsp handle? [duplicate]

So I have this simple web app. What it does is simply outputting a xml file 1-3kb in size, gzipped. My current vps is a basic one, with 2 gb of ram and 2x2ghz processor power. I use centOS and nginx. ...
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“Can't Connect to Server” from 2nd virtual host on VPS

I'm using Debian 7 Wheezy and Apache 2.2.22, and I'm setting up Virtual Hosts for a number of websites on my VPS. I've successfully configured the VirtualHost directives for one of the sites, but the ...
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Rails 4 Unicorn+Nginx on Ubuntu 13.04 VPS keeps crashing

I bought a years subscription at bluevm.com (found some coupon code, it was only about $15 for a whole year) to launch my first Rails Production server. I'm running Nginx with Unicorn and MySQL on ...
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VPS SSD hosting or normal RAID 10? [duplicate]

I have built a REST based API (using asp.net WebAPI) which returns RSS feeds to my mobile application. There are around 30,000 active users of my mobile application which access this RSS feed. As per ...
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Is it risky to disable SSH passwords? [closed]

This is a very basic question, do bear with me.. I'm setting up a VPS and it seems as though disabling SSH users from logging in with a password is recommended for security. If I authorize the SSH ...
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How to find out server model on a VPS [closed]

I have a rented a vps server and I would like to find out the brand and model of this server, for example: Dell Poweredge 2950 Thanks
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How to find out the virtualization type of an linux VPS?

Having access to an VPS, i need to know which type of virtualization it is running from the terminal. How can i know if it is OpenVZ, Xen, KVM, etc?
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Why can root see a dir but not a user?

I created a git repo on my vps through root and made it shared so a group of people have the ability to access it: # mkdir example.git # cd example.git # git init --bare --shared=group Initialized ...
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Vendor lock-in or administration risks (PaaS vs IaaS) [closed]

Choosing best way to host my ASP.NET application. Choosing between hosting on a Paas (e.g. Azure Web Roles) or IaaS (e.g. order a Windows VPS and administrate it myself). I'm developer but have no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7 specific user per vhost

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04 and Apache 2.2 for some time now using apache2-mpm-itk to be able to specify a user per virtual host. I've upgraded my VPS to Ubuntu 14.04 which comes with Apache ...
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Sharing disk space between two Ubuntu hosts [closed]

I have two Digital Ocean droplets (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VPS instances): Alice: 40GB disk / 38GB used Bob: 20GB disk / 2GB used Alice’s storage needs will continue to grow slowly but steadily. Rather ...
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Solr process gets killed immediately after starting

I just downloaded solr 4.8.0 from the apache website to my ubuntu 12.04, 64 Bit, 3GB ram VPS server and extracted it. Then I installed the openjdk-7-jre using this command: sudo apt-get install ...
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Setting Up DNS Correctly on a VPS w/ Subdomains

So, I'm working on migrating my website (Forums, home page, custom html scripts ect) from a Shared Host over to a VPS. I'm completely new with a VPS and spent a few days reading up and researching ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VPS won't boot the latest kernel on XEN

I have a XEN VPS and it's been running Ubuntu for some years now. AUtomatic security upgrades are on and I've manually upgraded it continously and also done releas-upgrades whenever there's been a new ...
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How to change cPanel URL? Example: mydomain.com/cpanel

I want to change my website's cPanel URL/path for security reasons. I have a VPS with shell root access, running centOS 6.5 64-bit. I want to change cPanel path for my website on the VPS to be ...
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Preventing Domain from using VPS IP Address and Display its content [closed]

how can i prevent user from displaying contents of my vps. Currenty, I have an Ubuntu-powered vps and I install wordpress blog on it which is intended for my domain1.com. I know its possible to use ...
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Leaving postfix 'mydomain' & 'hostname' empty in this scenario [closed]

I have a VPS server that only deals with email hosting. This server does not have any designated domain name pointing to it. Its only one VPS with one IP address. I am running CentOS 6.5 Minimal, ...