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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Two identical SYN packets sent to two different ips when connecting to port 80 on my VPS

I can't connect to my VPS (IP = V) from my home machine (IP = H); I can connect easilly from other IPs (office for example); Here is what I see when I do a TCPdump: 14:45:54.686642 IP H.49558 > V....
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Capacity dedicated to vps [on hold]

I have a machine with: Processor: Intel® Xeon® E3-1230V3 Memory ram: 16GB Storage: 2 × 1TB HDD speed link: 100Mbps this setting is equivalent to how many droplets? Actually i have 6 droplets at ...
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How to create a Nameserver for my VPS (unmanaged) [on hold]

I have purchsed a OVH (IaaS, Centos 7) VPS server. I have installed apache and php. But I have very little knowledge about server. How can I create custom name server for my VPS ? any centos command ? ...
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How to create a row of VPNs?

I have multiple VPS and can access each one of them through OpenVPN. While I am fully capable of using each one individually by connecting to them directly from my computer, I can't seem to find any ...
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Back up rented VPS that does not have that option

I'm currently renting a linux VPS from a host that doesn't grant the option to create a backup or snapshot. In my previous experiences with other hosts most of them had the ability to do so. And for ...
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Bind increases my outgoing traffic and bandwitdth [closed]

I'm trying to set up a DNS server for the website I'm building in a shared vps. I left bind running a few days back and left it that way. Today I realized that the bandwidth used today is 100GB out of ...
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Is VPSCheap.net a good VPS provider? [closed]

Are they good? I've talked to them and they seem fine. Would just like to know your opinion. And if there is a better CHEAP provider. Like seriously, 20 dollars for a year. And I'm pretty ...
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VPS crash - php-cgi invoked oom-killer [duplicate]

today at around 6:03 AM my websites crashed. I was notified through Uptime Robot... I started looking through my server log and what I found was, it started behaving weird after 6:03:23. This event: ...
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Is VPS and VM same thing or is there any difference? [closed]

It appears to me that VPS and VM is the same thing because of the way they both work. But if we dig little deeper, is there any noticeable difference between the two like physical hardware, management ...
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Can you update yum packages one at a time?

My low memory box running CentOS cannot be updated, since yum is getting killed due to high memory usage. Is there a way to automatically update all packages, one at a time instead of updating ...
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How can you enable SASLv2 and STARTTLS on a VPS? [closed]

I have tried following this guide for setting up phpbb3 email, but I got stuck on the step for enabling SASLv2 and STARTTLS. I'm not sure how to complete that step without detailed instructions. Can ...
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OpenVPN: 2 default gateways when connecting from a captive portal connection [closed]

I have setup my VPS to act as an OpenVPN server and browse securely when I'm not at home. I tried to connect from home and it works perfectly, using VPS server's IP to browse the Internet. First of ...
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Set DNS in VPS using free dns from registrar

Just to give a context of the problem. I have a vps in A with debian and a static IP I have a domain allocated in a registrar B After talk to my registrar I have these free dns: dns1.host-...
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Run 64bit installer on 32bit centos cannot execute binary file [closed]

I Have a 64bit file from my old server, its ./install file now i want run it in 32bit server, see below error: [root@host ~]# ./installer.1 -bash: ./installer.1: cannot execute binary file My ...
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Restore full VPS using rsync backup

I had a xen VPS running Debian 8 that had to come offline so I backed it up using rsync like this. rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/mnt/*","/media/*","/lost+...
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Laravel project in subfolder of public_html gives trouble with .htaccess redirect [duplicate]

I've set up my VPS server and am trying to set up a Laravel project. I have a /public_html/ folder with an index.html that's shown when visiting the website URL. I have a laravel project in: /...
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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 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 [closed]

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 ...