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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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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Why do I have so much read/write on my server? [on hold]

Please first take a look at the following various info: Top command: top - 16:19:54 up 1 day, 18:43, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 Tasks: 144 total, 1 running, 143 sleeping, 0 ...
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VPS or dedicated server? [on hold]

I come from a PHP/MySQL background and have created websites for a little over a year now. My clients have typically been smaller businesses that never really needed anything other than shared hosting ...
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Digital Ocean droplets get locked down because of outgoing DDOS attacts [duplicate]

Two of my droplets were locked down this week from my account for an apparent reason of outgoing DDOS attack. My first machine was allegedly compromised on Nov 18 2014 and my networking is brought ...
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P in setting & cache in my VPS [on hold]

2 weeks ago my "jessie debian virtual server" suddenly mix up and I am can't SSH to it and my server completely hang up. when I was launch console to it, I see all of my software information & ...
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attack to vps trought requests from localhost [on hold]

I'm having a problem with a vps running ubuntu 12that i own. Last days, the cpu of the vps was at 100% all the time. Running htop, i was able to see that i have a process named "host", created by ...
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How to change FTP user/pass over SSH? [on hold]

I have an root user on my VPS serevr. Server is based on Linux, Debian - Apache. I have got root user/password to access on it via SSH console. I did something bad and cannot figure out what password ...
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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 or Dedicated Server for my websites? [duplicate]

I have reseller shared hosting with 25 websites running. But i'm facing slow website load since its shared hosting. I want to move for VPS or Dedicated hosting. So which will be best for setting up ...
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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 ...
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What is serving my nginx on the docker? [closed]

I got the cheapest VPS on Digital Ocean. I followed this guide, everything works like a charm.. But now I want to serve multiple nameservers on the same ip, so I need to figure it out how this is ...
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Using X11 apps on VPS server, feasible in terms of resources? [closed]

I wanted to run an idea by the experts here. I have a VPS (Debian 7.7, 1GB RAM), which is purely a web server (hosts some important stuff), no desktop installed. But there are some graphical tools I ...
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How to know the real amount of RAM in a VPS

I've been told that a VPS's RAM can be manipulated (oversold) by VPS providers. I know I can always buy a VPS from a reputable company, but, really, how can one make sure the allocated memory is the ...
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Add VPN To WIndows VPS via RDP ? (Internet access - A Quick n Easy Way)

I have a VPS running Windows Server 2008 R2 with one NIC hosting some websites. I have tried to install OpenVPN with no success. I am trying to set up for VPN with 1x user and password specifically ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VPS snapshot transfer

I'm not sure if I have the terminology correct but what I'm trying to figure out is if I can save my current VPS setup running on Ubuntu 14.04 so that I can transfer it to another hosting provider. ...
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Hosting two domains on a VPS while preventing an attacker from finding domain A given domain B?

I would like to host two websites on a VPS. One of them is my portfolio. The other one is a gaming website. I don't want an attacker to find my portfolio domain name if they know my gaming domain ...
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How Do I Limit Bandwidth For Connections On My Ubuntu VPS?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, with a 35Gb limit each month (any more than that used and I have to pay). I normally use it with Zpanel to host a Joomla website, and keep the mail ports ...
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Monitor outbound SMTP Xen node

Using Xen-PV on one of our nodes, looking for some suggestions on how I can monitor anyone sending mass outbound emails. May be using Tcpdump?
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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some services switched off automatically

with my company we have a VPS. We have some issues with it. this morning the pure-ftpd was stopped. I had to start also postfix and the cron jobs were off for 3 hours. My config : Debian GNU/Linux 7 ...
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How to reinstall python2.7 on CentOS 6 in order to install mod_wsgi [closed]

I've installed Python2.7 from source on a CentOS 6 VPS, and I'd like to get a Django site up and running. Unfortunately, everything I've Googled so far says that I'll need to install mod_wsgi, which ...
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Optimal process for finding the root of high load

I have a VPS (WHM/cPanel) where i keep our clients projects. Some of these projects are well known frameworks and some of them are custom PHP/MySQL codes. At certain times i am noticing high loading ...
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How to have a Open VZ VPS running a PPTP VPN, run without having PUTTY open?

I just set up a VPN on my VPS server. It works great, except that once I close PUTTY, the VPN is shut down. I tried to use screen, but I don't know how to get that working with the VPN. What can I do ...
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Setting up a VPS DNS properly

My VPS provider is digitalocean and I'm using namecheap for domains. I did the setup following numerous tutorials but I'm not sure if I configured it properly, everything works properly as far as I ...
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How to understand details of CPU usage

I have a VPS server. At the CPU usage chart I see long periods of 50% CPU usage that are not related to chart of visitors of my site: http://c2n.me/iRJplq. I checked top and most of the time fastcgi ...
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Website not coming up only for airtel broadband [closed]

We are into a strange issue. We recently launched our website. Domain name is registered with GoDaddy & is hosted on GoDaddy VPS. Website is live & comes up properly everywhere other that ...
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Sites not accessible after running permission fix, possible DNS error?

I have a problem with my current VPS server running CentOS 6 and is managed with WHM and cPanel. All my websites were being created from WHM and are located in the /home directory (ownership: ...
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host SSL version of website in another server [closed]

I have a website that hosted in a shared hosting. I bought a ssl cert but shared hosting do not install ssl from other providers. I also have a VPS. is it possible to host SSL version of my website ...
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Ways to share files between 6 VMs

I own 6 Virtual Machines that need to access each other's files. The way I've been doing it now is by making a symlink of each file that needs to be shared in the web directory and using POST and PHP ...
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How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails?

How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails (spam) ? Actually I have several nodes with CentoS OS and KVM VPS clients, some of them are sending bulk emails and ...
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Two identical VPS hosts with different ways of handling file names

I have CentOS 6.5 32 bit, 512 RAM, running Nginx, PHP-FPM, Mysql on two hosts. One for local dev, running inside a VirtualBox 4.3.12 and the other running online with digital ocean. Both of these ...
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HIGH CPU usage by PHP on a VPS Magento Server

My server running magento is 4gb ram and 4 core cpu. But still i am struggling with the high CPU usage. I only have 10 visitors at any given point of time. I am not sure if the PHP has to take this ...
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My Vps is too Fragile

I am using digitalocean $5 plan. 1 cpu , 512mb ram , mysql + apache , nginx + centos 6.5 + cpanel installed. 2 wordpress site on that. But if I reload page of one of my sites, cpu usage increasing ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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Ubuntu Server running Plesk subversion command only accessible to root user

I have a VPS through myhosting.com the VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Plesk 12.x when I log into my VPS with the root user and do svn help I get the standard reply telling me the basics of the ...
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Traffic increase causes VPS to crash due to RAM utilisation

I have a VPS which runs multiple Opencart sites and for the most part performs the task very well. Spec: CPU GenuineIntel, Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2665 0 @ 2.40GHz Version Parallels Plesk Panel ...
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Multiple apps on one server with subdomains [closed]

I'd like my VPS to host multiple applications. For instance mydomain.com (Python Django App) git.mydomain.com (Gitlab) blog.mydomain.com (Wordpress) How can it be achieved to run all these on one ...
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How to get rid of network broadcasting of port 17500

I get the following in my VPS logs Aug 11 11:29:22 sv1254 kernel: Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f6:f3:49:7e:0a:54:08:00 SRC=178.162.203.19 DST=255.255.255.255 LEN=131 ...
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Determine if IPs are backed by VPS

Is there any way to determine if IPs are backed by actual VPSes? For example, a VPS host receives a /22 block of IPs. He puts them on his server and requests more, but you want to verify that each IP ...
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Backup without the help of softwares [closed]

I am quite new to VPS, although I have become comfortable setting up Nginx, PHP-FPM, MySql, git and other tools in CentOs, plus do some basic security and A Lot! optimization drills, all through shell ...
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Using SMTP Relay on a Exim Server in VPS for Multiple Domains

I am moving my email behind a dynamic IP, and I will need to SMTP relay outbound email in order to avoid spam lists. My domain is hosted through a BlueHost VPS running EXIM. I am wondering what I ...
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What does crash (50+08:39) part mean?

When I issue last | grep root in terminal to check login histories to my server, from among various lines, I also get the following. root pts/0 IP address Mon Jun 16 15:03 - crash ...
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Centos services cannot bind on localhost but find on * or specific ip address

I've got a VPS with Centos 6.4 installed. I used to have a VPS at Digital Ocean that when I start PostgreSQL or Monit that bind to localhost, they all work fine. But on the new VPS, when I have ...
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How can I host Ruby and PHP applications on the same server? [closed]

I have a ruby application that I run on a VPS at DigitalOcean. I also have some PHP applications that I use regularly running on a different VPS at Linode. When I deploy the ruby application and start ...