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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15 Symfony apps running on the same Apache web server?

I have a Symfony web page(WebPos: add sales, list, report). I'm thinking on create a VPS on some provider and install apache, and create a virtual host for every client. I'm planning to have a demo ...
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What packages can I update in OpenVZ contained guest?

Recently I bought low cost (1$/m, 256 MiB) VPS based on OpenVZ virtualization. There are pre-built guest Debian 7.0. I like stay with more recent Debian stable release - 8.0. Is it safe to: sed -i ...
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Determining what type of virtualisation used on VPS/VDS? [duplicate]

I bought VPS/VDS and want to know what virtualization used. I have a root prompt in Debian Linux.
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My VPS crash durring high traffic [on hold]

I m hosting my website on a VPS and during high traffic my server crashe and goes down until i restart both nginx and apache so i wanna know if it s the vps material or only the configuration VPS ...
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CentOS 7 firewall-cmd not found

I have just installed CentOS 7: [root@new ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) I am trying to configure the firewall, and I'm told that in CentOS 7 iptables is no ...
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How to change the hostname of postfix and still have all emails show up in IMAP? [on hold]

I recently had to manually restore a server after a bad crash. I recreated the mailaccounts with Plesk and copied the mailboxes with all the emails back into their original location. I had to do the ...
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G-Wan uses all available memory

I've installed the latest at the moment g-wan web server (4.3.14 x64) on a KVM VPS with Ubuntu 14.04.02 x64 server edition provided by Vultr ( 1GB RAM, 1 CPU core and 2GB swap ). The VPS setup is ...
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I can only access my wordpress site using IP address but not with domain

I uploaded a fresh copy of the latest wordpress 4.2.3 and uploaded it to a domain folder in /home/abc.com/public_html/ using Kloxo-MR file manager. After setting up the wp-config file and setting up ...
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Can't connect multiple user to L2TP VPN server (Error 720)

I have a VPS running windows server 2008 r2 standard. I configured Routing And Remote Access and NAT , i created multiple users with "Network Access Permission: Allow Access" . What i have done in ...
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red5 server installation could not resolve dependencies issue

I am trying to install Red5 server on my dedicated VPS server. My server is Ubuntu 12.04. I'm doing my installation over SSH in Terminal on Mac. I have Java 7 JDK and JRE installed. I am doing ...
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Apache seems to remove slash from cgi-bin url

We have a 1and1 vps running centos which is behaving strangely when we try to post/get to the cgi-bin. We have a directory called Monitor under the cgi-bin so to hit a perl script inside it we would ...
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Proper records for mail and domain [duplicate]

I am having the following question: I have a domain (let's say example.com) and I need to set up the proper records for the e-mail so that to minimize the possibility for a message to go to spam. I am ...
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Host keeps asking for password when using SSH Keys with PuTTY for Windows

I'm using PuTTY for Windows to connect to dreamcompute-VPS(dreamhost). At dreamcompute panel, I created a private key and downloaded it, a .pem file. Using PuTTYgen, I converted this file to .ppk as ...
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Accessing files from dreamcompute vps

I'm very new in this subject, but the problem is: I can't access files from a website to make small html edits. The only thing I know is that I need to make it using SSH. What I've tried: I ...
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Cannot create directory: Permission denied

I'm trying for the first time to set up GIT on a VPS following this tutorial. Part of the instructions are: cd /var mkdir repo && cd repo mkdir site.git && cd site.git git init --bare ...
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SSH login asks for password

This is the first time I'm trying to set up a VPS, so please bare with me. I've followed the steps of Digital Ocean to create a droplet. I'm using Cloud9IDE for the development of my app. The steps ...
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Prevent hijacking IPs in KVM/libvirt

How can I prevent a VM user/client from accessing IP addresses he doesn't own but are routed over the same bridge on KVM/Libvirt? IP addresses are routed to a cisco switch vLan consisting of a /24 ...
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IP forwarding server (or other solution)

We have physical server based in Hungary that are serving our Hungarian version of a site. For any other website we launch in different countries, We buy hosting in that country and launch another ...
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Is it possible to transfer OpenVZ VPS image to XEN platform?

I'm having a memory related issue with my vps on openvz platform and I guess that my hosting provider is overselling RAM. So, I'm thinking to move on a xen platform since ram cannot be oversold but I ...
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How can I download a complete image of my DO VPS to an image for a VM over SSH?

There isn't a way to download a complete image from Digital Ocean VPS hosting through their web UI. How can I download an entire image of the VPS that I can use locally on a VM or upload to another ...
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Fail to login to sudo user on VPS

VPS Supplier: DigitalOcean OS: Cent OS 7 Client: Mac OS X 10.10.3 bash Root I login as root and created a sudo user me. Then I configured the /etc/ssh/sshd_config as following: RSAAuthentication ...
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tar uses too much memory for its buffer - workaround?

I am taring and then compressing a bunch of files&directories on my Ubuntu Server VPS for a backup. It only has 1GB of RAM and 128MB of Swap (I can't add more - OVH use OpenVZ as their ...
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Increasing swap on RAM-limited VPS used for calculations [closed]

I'm using a VPS for some computationally heavy tasks but not to host a publicly-facing website. The author of the application I'm using recommends running the jar with 8GB of RAM, but adding those ...
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firewall on server preventing access by multiple computers on same NAT'ed ip

I am encountering a strange problem with my VPS provider and wondered if anyone here with firewall / sysadmin experience had seen anything like this. Has anyone seen a situation where a firewall or ...
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Exim on VPS receives emails meant for MX

Last weekend I transitioned a company website and corporate tools from an old server to a VPS which was set up beforehand on test.example.com and then moved to example.net. While the box does send ...
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HTTPS url Works - HTTP does not, broken with SSL install

I was recently just installing SSL onto my server / website. Once I finished all the steps, I went to check my website using the https://www.breakwatersurfcompany.com which worked great, however. My ...
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How to handle passwords in a script: in-memory VS on-file

I have a script that runs on a VPS in a cheap cloud provider. The scenario is: I trust my provider, but I prefer to make his life hard if he ever wants to steal my key. All the interested folders in ...
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MariaDb and Httpd getting killed due to memory

I have a Centos7 VPS on OVH with this settings: 1Virtual Core 1 GB Ram 10 GB Raid 10 I have running on it 3 wordpresses. One of them is still on building (0 access to public), other has very few ...
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(VPS Cloud) Site goes down, htacces modified, i think due to high traffic [closed]

i have a cloud vps at ovh having 8GB of ram, a 6 vCores processor and installed Parallels Plesk 12 on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits) I have more than 10 sites in there but only 2 have traffic From histats: ...
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Was i sold a VPS instead of Dedicated server? [duplicate]

I've been having weird inconsistencies through the server, so i've decided to look around, so dmidecode -t system outputs: Manufacturer: VMware, Inc. Product Name: VMware Virtual Platform ...
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No buffer space available : how to track

when I receive a lot of traffic on my vps, I receive the error that there is no buffer space available. I would like to track if there is a leak, for example non-cached api requests, or to see from ...
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Daemon is sending email to root@vpsxxxxx but which deamon?

I have an email address host a Gandi which is: test@mydomain.com password: 1234 I set up an ssmtp deamon on a VPS debian to be able to send email through this address. /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf is: # ...
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Host multiple CMSs at the same domain.

Currently I have a VPS hosting ownCloud. I have added a domain name to the server, so now it is (an example) example.com instead of an IP. I was wondering if (and how) I could add another CMS at the ...
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Telnet: Unable to connect to remove host: Connection refused (Postfix - Ubuntu 14.04 VPS)

I have installed postfix following this tutorial but when I try to telnet mail.mydomain.com 110 (995,993,143 or 25) it throws the following error: Telnet: Unable to connect to remove host: Connection ...
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how to check name servers are pointing to my server IP

I have an application in node.js on a VPS(Cent OS 6.6) and I have set the port to 80. the problem I'm having is that the zone I have created in my DNS server doesn't work. I have created the name ...
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sudo: unable to create sockets: Cannot allocate memory

On a VPS run by OVH (apparently OpenVZ-based, given /proc/user_beancounters exists), with relatively few processes running, trying to sudo gives me the error in the title. Here is a sample ...
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Unmanaged VPS Backup Technique [closed]

Is it worth backing up an un-managed VPS? The technology seems to be so stable that crashes seems not likely to happen. If so, what would be the best approach? I have read about backing up on the VPS ...
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Linking GoDaddy domaine name to OVH VPS [closed]

I'm trying to link my domain name registered at GoDaddy with my VPS from OVH (SoYouStart). I had to created an A Record to point to my IP and it works, however, it sometimes redirects me to the parked ...
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Load for Xen units

I'm looking for a way to check load for Xen units on a xen Node run by Solusvm. I know OpenVZ can show container load in the solusvm panel. But if I go to load in svm for the Xen Node the load page is ...
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Not able to SSH to Ubuntu after reboot

Today we decided that the best course of action for our Ubuntu Server (VPS) would be to restore a back-up after too many settings had be changed to our Geoserver instance. However, after restoring the ...
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netbeans can't connect, other things could

this is a conceptual question I guess, considering I already fixed the issue, but the problem is, I'm not quite sure what the issue is. I was trying to connect to a new VPS I setup, and made an ...
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How VPS Hosting Configuration compares to typical household desktop? [closed]

My hosting provider offers VPS plans starting at 0.88 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. I am not much familiar with VPS hosting but I wonder if this configuration will be faster than a typical household ...
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Got blocked by server after starting TCP nodejs sever. Why?

I recently installed node on my VPS, and tried to complete a tutorial. I saved this code into server.js and hit node server.js in putty. I got instant "ban" from my VPS, I can't access it, however on ...
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Can't get iptables working in VPS - state and conntrack not possible

I've been browsing and reading documentations all night and I can't figure out any solution... I'm trying to get iptables working on my VPS (Debian 7). But I can't get established connections ...
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Kernel upgrade issue

I am trying to upgrade kernel on OnApp VM. Currently installed kernel is 2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64. The new version available is 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.x86_64. I installed new kernel ...
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Basic VPS and DNS / Nameserver questions

I have this situation: my own domain example.com registered at companyA.com a cPanel/WHM hosting at companyB.com, where I have the website for example.com. a new VPS, provided by companyC.com At ...
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CPU core utilization is automatic?

I have a 512MB KVM Debian OS VPS running several game servers and several sql enabled websites. Currently I have 1 vCPU core and it stays around 15% usage. If I were to get an extra vCPU core will ...
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Process separation on an OpenBSD server

I fear this may be a somewhat open-ended question that gets closed: Apologies in advance, but I'll give it a shot! I'm considering operating an OpenBSD VM with a number of services running on the ...
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Is Debian Minimal a good starting point for VPS

When I reinstall Debian 7 Wheezy on my VPS I can choose between Minimal and Normal Debain 7 image. I tried both and found that the Minimal image does not contain e.g. the sudo command and configured ...
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Slow mongodb on ruby on rails

I have a ruby on rails application with mysql and mongodb (mongoid framework) running. I tested a load test with siege with the setting -c 60 -r 10 on one page which have 2 stationsong find queries. ...