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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Docker for web hosting

I'm trying to understand the Docker system currently. Would Docker be a good system to use for modular web hosting on a few virtual private servers (and perhaps a few more later on)? I'm thinking ...
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zPanel on just a subdomain [on hold]

I recently started a droplet with Digital Ocean and successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 as well as the control panel zPanel. My question is how do I have the panel show up just on the subdomain I ...
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stuck on getting ssl to work on vps with centos 6 and plesk

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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Handing server auth.log [on hold]

I'm running an Ubuntu VPS. Every morning, my auth.log seems to be overrun with failed login attempts from various IPs. This list was a lot larger when I was still allowing password access to the ...
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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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Can't send any mail from WHM VPS1 to VPS2. But can send anywhere else [on hold]

I'm running 2 WHM VPS's from the same provider. I can't seem to send any emails from VPS1 to VPS2. I've tried disabling the firewall completely, Adding IP's and IP ranges to the whitelist. I'm able ...
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suggestions for VPS research project [on hold]

I'm an IT student. I'm interested in virtual private servers and I want to make a research project with the technology. I had an idea of making a simple web host that caters student's web ...
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Installing Windows Server from a Centos7 VPS [closed]

I am in a situation where I would like to use Windows Server 2008 R2 on my VPS without having access to the underlying VMWare. Presently Centos7 is installed and I have the Windows ISO on the [Centos] ...
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Point two IP addresses to the same VPS [closed]

My VPS host allows me to have multiple IP addresses. Is it possible to link both of these IP addresses to the VPS, as when I have teseted, one resolves whereas the other just hangs. If it is possible, ...
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how to set up email security setting with ssl/tls in centos 6 [closed]

I am really new to vps hosting. I bought a hosting service and thought they will support whatever I asked them but they said they only support sever side. My question is ** I bought a certificate ...
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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

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 set up Fail2Ban for my dynamic ip [duplicate]

I am setting up fail2ban for my VPS and need to know what value should i specify for "ignoreip" , I have a dynamic ip from which I connect to my Vps and it generally changes every week. Can I put ...
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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 ...
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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?