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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Is it a good idea to disable WHM backend and only enable it through ssh when needed?

I have recently set up a managed VPS and it came per-installed with CentOs and WHM. I have configured SSH logins to use private keys and i can SSH into the server with root privileges. I realize ...
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Strange issue with Nginx compiled from source and Nginx from official Fedora repository

TL;DR Nginx, compiled from source, had trouble process .php files, while with the same PHP-FPM configuration, nginx , from official Fedora repository, worked like a charm on DigitalOcean 512MB Fedora ...
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SSH access on public IP pool

I am creating VPS solution and currently network policy for Virtual Machines provisioning provides each VM with one public IPv4 address from the reserved pool of 255 addresses. I will need to provide ...
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VPS Hosting - Raid 10 SSD - Lots of Drives [on hold]

I'm looking to start a business hosting VPSs using OpenVZ, and SolusVM. The only thing I can't make my mind up on is the makeup of the nodes I'll be using for the hosting. I've found the company I ...
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Permissions set to 555. How can another user modify the files? [duplicate]

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 x64 VPS with Vesta, and a site in PHP. It has been hacked several times with injected code that looks like this: <?php ...
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ProFTPd Is Not Working Correctly With FTPES

I am running a VPS with Ubuntu 14.10. I have configured ProFTPd according to multiple tutorials, opened the ports in my iptables, and have tried a few other things. These are what the configs look ...
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Determine is VPS is slow just through PING?

I'm running a severe issues on this site and I'm trying to see if the problem is at server side (just if VPS is slow or some kind of miss configuration) or software side (Wordpress). I'm not an expert ...
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subdomain don't resolve on VPS + PLESK [on hold]

I have registered a domain on a different company than my server Host the DNSs are by default DNSs and I have set the IP on the domain registrar panel to point the VPS server. Now the main domain ...
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How to find out about the nameserver configuration on a VPS

I recently inherited the management of a dedicated server with a number of VPSs installed on it, each of them hosting a number of websites and domains We require e-mail for one of the domains ...
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Inconsistent speed with simultaneous FTP downloads from same server

I have a hosted VPS running CentOS and PureFTPd. When I try to download from multiple FTP accounts on the server simultaneously, I get wildly different speeds for each of the FTP connections: some are ...
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VPS policy states CPU usage limitations

I have found a cheap vps solution to cover my needs. Reading through the policies of the vps service, I found that they state "CPU usage should not exceed 70%". Is there a way to prevent this? I plan ...
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How to protect against loss of server on a budget

I'm a small company on not much budget providing websites and databases for charity and not-for-profit clients. I have a few Debian Linux VPS servers and ensure I have daily backups to a different ...
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Query regarding hosting an app with python, bootstrap & mongoDB [duplicate]

We are a startup & have an application built on bootstrap, MongoDB & python. We are looking for hosting options for the same. What we have been able to understand by talking to support team at ...
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ProxMox Internal DHCP

I'm currently searching for a solution to automate a "cloud" network routing. My hosting company offers me additional IP's for my VPS systems on my Proxmox host and I want to allocate them ...
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CoreOS hostname on reboot

Recently, I created a CoreOS droplet on DigitalOcean. Everything works well, except for the fact that I'm not able to change the hostname of my VPS. When I change the hostname to what it should be ...
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My wordpress blog posts do not load after I moved it to the VPS [closed]

I transferred one of my wordpress blog from shared hosting to VPS. I used this tutorial to install wordpress and this tutorial to move my site. After I transferred my site example.com is loading ...
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Apache error - File name too long: Cannot map GET

I have PHP Laravel application installed on my CentOS VPS. It is backend for my mobile application that has been recently updated. Unfortunately I wrote some bad code that results in making request ...
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stuck on getting ssl to work on vps with centos 6 and plesk [on hold]

I ordered an ssl certicate and installed it via plesk on the vps. the private key and certificate are in txt format which i pasted in the fields in plesk. I've 2 domains hosted on the vps on 1 ip, i ...
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Dealing with a large volume of json requests from site - apache maxing out requestWorkers

I am managing a service that is serving JSON files to my users. They all are loading the same cached json file, however there are a lot of users! On an average day I get over 2 million loads on the ...
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Is testing performance of a vps node affected by other vps node in the same physical hardware [duplicate]

I'm deploying a server side application in a VPS, I want to test my app performance, so I have 2 question: if I send to many packets to this VPS, does it affect other VPS node in the same physical ...
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Creating two set of child name server for two diff servers with same domain name

I have two servers, both having different ips. I am using my custom name server ns1.domain.com -> server 1 ip ns2.domain.com -> server 1 ip Now i had purchased a new vps having ip 43.XX.XX.XX, ...
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FTP file transfer hangs and times out

I have an issue with file upload via FTP. I can successfuly list the directories, but when I try to upload a file, let's say ".htaccess", it hangs for about 20 seconds on STOR .htacess, and then ...
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Lowering MySQL Full Text Word Length

Hello I just installed MySQL 5.6 on my vps and I realized numbers were not searching in full text searches. Then I came across this article ...
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Accessing the log regarding when all my root password is changed [on hold]

I have a VPS account(Linux) with Hostgator.in and I have root access. Recently I found that my root password has been changed by someone without my concern. I have opened a ticket with them regarding ...
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How to find who is using disk space

I have 2 disk on my vps one is 40 GB and other is 80 GB, today I see my 40GB disk is 100% full, I cant understand what is using that space. here is full info [root@topsites]# df -h Filesystem ...
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root is logged in even though I disabled the root login

I got a new unmanaged vps (centos7) a few days ago. I took care of all the initial stuff: disabled root login, set up a firewall, etc... And now I was installing apache, php, mysql and at one point I ...
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remove admin user vesta panel Ubuntu [closed]

So I recently uninstalled Vesta Panel in my Ubuntu VPS, and it said "You might also consider to delete admin user account and its cron jobs." Now that I want to reinstall Vesta is says "Error: User ...
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Using an Ubuntu VPS as a firewall/router

I have a dedicated server running ubuntu 12.04 hosting several websites and other applications which require client IP's to be visible, however the main dedicated server does not have DDoS protection, ...
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Point subdomain to VPS

I would like to setup a subdomain on my VPS. I have read a tutorial(http://crm.vpscheap.net/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=10), but I think it isn't for subdomains. This section ...
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Can't checkout SVN repository; Server doesn't receive request

I have a VPS. From this VPS, I'm trying to checkout a repository at svn://svn.server.dom/repos. Some time after, I receive a timeout message. If I run ping svn.server.dom, it works fine. Here's the ...
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Apache CentOS Server very slow! Wrong configuration?

I have a problem with server overload on a Apache configuration 8gb of RAM 1and1.com Virtual Server. Server gets extremely slow once it reaches 100+ active users (according to google analytics) during ...
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Should I upgrade to more memory? [duplicate]

I'm using WHM on a VPS and am trying to work out whether or not I need to upgrade the hardware. I've currently got 4GB of memory. When I look at the daily process log it seems I have a site averaging ...
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The requested URL /sot was not found on this server

I have a VPS (Centos 5) and want to use a file in address like this: www.domain.ir/socket.php but after entering the address I see this error: Not Found The requested URL /socket.php was not found ...
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Add HTTP authentication to wp-login.php and wp-admin vps wide

In order to protect customer's WordPress installs and the vps itself, i would like to know how i can add "HTTP authentication" to wp-login.php and wp-admin folder vps wide, for each WordPress install. ...
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Ubuntu VPS running VPN server not forwarding packets

I've asked a related question here - Can't route back down ipsec tunnel from VPS - but I've answered that and moved on a bit. The end goal of what I'm trying to achieve is this: We have a bunch ...
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Can't route back down ipsec tunnel from VPS

I am trying to establish an ipsec VPN from a Draytek router on the edge of our corporate network to a VPS on Digital Ocean. I've set up the VPN on the VPS using this script on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. ...
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Live tuning of Tomcat 7 memory settings

I know I can change bin/setenv.sh, but is it possible to apply new settings without restarting Tomcat? Specifically can I extend maximum heap size (Xmx) somehow?
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Ubuntu VPS not running cronjob [duplicate]

I used sudo crontab -e to add the following cronjob 0 0 * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/path/to/artisan elite:reset-user-likes The command works correctly if a type it myself on the terminal. I also ...
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Point domain to VPS [closed]

This is driving me crazy, since yesterday night that I am with this.. I read from everywhere but I have no success unfortunately.. I bought a domain on Hostinger and a VPS on ServerArc, what I what ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN [closed]

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80, and a home server running windows 7. See the diagram below. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public ...
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Is it possible that the VPS service provider can access my Windows VPS even I have changed the default password? [duplicate]

I wonder if there is a chance that the VPS service provider can access my Windows VPS even I have changed the default password?
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My VPS send an outbound attack

My VPS was sending an large outbound attack 10MB/s. It's normal max 300Kb/s I've tried searching around the internet, look for some /tmp folder, installed Linux Malware Detect, installed csf with ...
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Forensics on tons of file changes

It has come to my attention that my CentOS 5.6 5.11 VPS has over 16,000 files with a timestamp during a 3-day period in September this year. I can't figure out why that is, as I did not log in via SSH ...
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Linux VPS settings to allow $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] to get client ip [closed]

I have unmanaged VPS server. I am trying to get client IP form PHP $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] but it's always gives me same for all users that is server internal IP. I have done some R & D and got ...
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VPS novice - What is wrong with sshd_config? [closed]

I've recently acquired a VPS running Debian 7 32bit Minimal and I'm very new to servers. When I try to connect using PuTTY and the SSH Access Information, I get the message "Disconnected:No supported ...
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How is Docker being used in VPS hosting? [closed]

I'm curious how Docker is being used to host VPS 's ? e.g. I get that it's very fast to boot, but I've heard that security of Docker is not enough to keep people out of the main system... How are ...
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Apache server hangs after a few hours, needs restart

I have a VPS, with 2 GBytes of RAM on an Ubuntu 14 machine. After a while I decided to upgrade my packages in the machine, including installing the latest version of apache2 (2.4.7). However, after ...
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VPS Unknown Read/Write

I had an lfd email alert - I have installed CSF - today revealing that my server (Centos 6.6) has been using a lot of server resources for 5 minutes. I checked my VPS graphs and noticed that my ...
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MySQL 5.6.21 on Debian 7.7 — nice is automatically set to 19 several seconds after starting it up; can't figure out why

I'm running MySQL 5.6.21 on an OpenVZ VPS with Debian 7.7. MySQL is installed from the DotDeb repository (full version number is 5.6.21-1~dotdeb.1). Whenever the MySQL server is started or restarted, ...
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OpenVZ: shmpages keep increasing

I have an OpenVZ VPS. However the shmpages always increases to the limit in one or two days. My RAM usage is low (233M without cache). I only run nginx, php-fpm, and mariadb on the VPS. I've asked my ...