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83 views

Vendor lock-in or administration risks (PaaS vs IaaS) [closed]

Choosing best way to host my ASP.NET application. Choosing between hosting on a Paas (e.g. Azure Web Roles) or IaaS (e.g. order a Windows VPS and administrate it myself). I'm developer but have no ...
0
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2answers
136 views

I can't log into my VPS. Email server up, SSH down, HTTP down

I can't log into my VPS. SSH gives the following error. All the web servers are down. They connect, but do not serve content. However, the email server is still working. The server responds to ping as ...
0
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1answer
462 views

ERROR: PleskFatalException: Unable to connect to database: mysql_connect(): Connection refused (auth.php:142)

Today when I'm trying access to my VPS the plesk give me this error message ERROR: PleskFatalException: Unable to connect to database: mysql_connect(): Connection refused (auth.php:142) The message ...
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1answer
70 views

Is there a right way to use one VPS backup file to build a clone VPS with it?

I tried many times to restore a tar ball from a different server to a fresh installed VPS with the same Linux Debian version (exactly the same) but every time when I restore the tar ball on a ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Virtualizing a Windows VPS

We have a Windows 2008 Server VPS which we have outgrown, and the host is no longer allowing upgrades to VPS resources. They used to offer a backup product for the VPS, but have discontinued it, along ...
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1answer
99 views

How to install Software package on windows vps? [closed]

I have installed 3 vps on my windows machine. now i want different software on every vps. so do i install all software on main machine on which i installed vps or should i login in all vps one by one ...
0
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1answer
106 views

Clone a debian virtual private server

I would like to have a couple of VPS servers with identical configuration and software. Is there any chance to do something like this? : install one server do some sort of a backup get another blank ...
0
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1answer
249 views

Server Showing Default CGI page on my VPS hosting

I am getting default cgi [http://xx.xxx.xxx.xxx/cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi]page even after placing index.php in the root/public_html folder. The Httpd Conf on my VPS have the following entry ...
0
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2answers
202 views

Need to create nameservers for other domains to use on my VPS. Bind / Ubuntu

Just bought my first VPS and have a hard time configuring stuff. Uses OpenVS and Ubuntu 11.10 I have a domain setup in bind9 as master. Here is the contents of bind9 files I have configured on my ...
0
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1answer
182 views

Secure socket tunneling protocol service fails to start

I'm trying to start Secure socket tunneling protocol service on my VPS. My VPS has 1GB RAM, 1 CPU and Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter edition. I've tried using Services Application, and net start ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Got root, now how should I configure my server? [closed]

I've been a developer for years and by trade I had to know a little bit of server side configuration. But now I find myself needing to manage my own VPS instance (Amazon EC2) and I'm lost. I'd like to ...
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1answer
150 views

VPS users capacity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I was wondering if there is a way to actually determine how many users my VPS can handle until it will run ...
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1answer
208 views

How do I install things on a VPS? [closed]

I just bought a VPS, installed Ubuntu 11 with LAMP, and now I'm totally lost. I want to install something like WHM (I'm new to this so I'm not sure what exactly). I've used cPanel in the past when ...
2
votes
1answer
800 views

pg_hba.conf entry for host

Im getting this error with postgre in my centos vps Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host "::1", user "xxx", database "xxx_xxx", SSL off in Here is my ...
0
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1answer
131 views

Sending bulkmail from different server?

I want to send bulk domains from my vps for a domain(cagetur.com) hosted in another company. The company(cagetur) will go on using the old hosting account for its mailing operations. The vps will ...
0
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3answers
2k views

Change amount of Ram and CPU cores in KVM

How can I Change amount of Ram and CPU cores for a virtual machine in KVM that is already created? Thanks
8
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1answer
835 views

Why doesn't Linode ever have to shut down for updates?

I've been using Linode for over a year now, and, unlike some lesser-known VPS hosts I've used, I've never been required to shut down my VPS by Linode. The only restarts have been ones I've initiated. ...
0
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1answer
160 views

Memory running consistently high on media temple VPS

I have a standard mediatemple VPS 512Mb RAM CPU GenuineIntel, Intel(R) Xeon(R)CPU L5630 @ 2.13GHz Version Parallels Plesk Panel v10.1.1_build1010110120.18 os_CentOS 5 OS Linux ...
1
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0answers
164 views

auto add ip to containers using openvz commandline

looking to script some container creation. Is there a way to use the PBAS auto add ip function at the node's command line? Something like this. vzctl set CTID --ipadd AUTO_IP_ADDY --save I could ...
1
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4answers
1k views

How to reduce the memory usage of mediawiki?

I have a VPS running apache that keeps running out of memory at Dreamhost. Dreamhost says that the problem is the wordpress configuration, but I think that's their stock answer. I've looked and the ...
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1answer
158 views

estimate ram usage for my vps [closed]

I'm gonna get a new vps, I'm gonna probably need 1 TB of bandwidth, around 20GB - 25GB of disk space - it's a php-mysql website, the php script itself is about 300kb but there will be many videos on ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How do I chroot a user in proftpd?

I installed proftpd 1.3.4e successfully. I have compiled it, and did the make install part but I want to configure it, don't know how to do so. I want when logged in to be in /var/www/html/ I ...
0
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1answer
246 views

Is it possible to use opendns on centos 5 vps [closed]

I have a centos 5 vps, didn't want to install any cpanel, i want to setup nameservers so is it possible to use opendns to do that and how?
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1answer
1k views

How to limit memory for VE on openvz

I need to configure only one vps in a openvz node. The node will have only one vps. I need help to configure the memory limits correctly. The node have 4GB memory with 4GB swap. I would like to ...
0
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1answer
405 views

I cannot SSH to my VPS, Cannot Access PHPmyadmin

My VPS suddenly started behaving strangely. I cannot SSH to my VPS.. I use Tunnelier and it says "Toterm Error: Connection Attempt Failed. Reason Windows Error 10061: No connection could be made ...
2
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2answers
183 views

Setting up and configuring a new VPS server

I am new to VPS servers. I have always used a shared hosting platform all my life. At the moment, we are working on a project at work thats is going to require more than just a shared hosting server, ...
0
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2answers
150 views

Initial hardening for move from Managed to Unmanaged VPS

I know similar questions have been asked a couple of times but to keep the things short, currently I'm on a Managed hosting of Site5, which is quite good except it's quite expensive. I want to ...
1
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2answers
357 views

Free server control panels? [closed]

I'm looking for a control panel to control a VPS (a high end one. don't worry about if the control panel is a resource hog). I have already done a bunch of research on control panels, but I just want ...
0
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1answer
100 views

skillset to manage a VPS

The hosting company I'm talking to said that it would be difficult to manage a VPS without prior experience and training. IF can't afford a managed VPS, what do I need to learn to manage my own VPS ...
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2answers
320 views

Can you suggest a guide for setting up linux VPS for web application

I'm wondering if you might be able to recommend an online guide, or alternately a book, that can help walk me through the steps of setting up a Linux VPS from scratch without a cPanel. In particular ...
2
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1answer
183 views

VPS etiquette, and how server resources are meant to be used

I'm renting a tiny Linode to mess around with, host my site and learn more about Linux. It's a VPS with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage. I've never owned a computer that wasn't sitting in front of ...
2
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1answer
414 views

Moving from shared cpanel hosting to non cpanel VPS - What should I know?

I'm currently looking into migrating a few sites from my shared cpanel hosting to a VPS. Got to the point where I want to do more and have been learning about some system admin stuff through my ...
3
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5answers
1k views

VPS minimum RAM requirements

I recently found this cheap VPS site http://www.vpstree.com/ and signed up for the $0.99 plan. I've never used VPS hosting before, so I didn't really know what to expect, but for a buck I thought it ...
0
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2answers
104 views

Configuring a VPS for multiple websites with automatic backups

I'm configuring for the first time a VPS service and I'm wondering how I could setup automatic backups of my websites. Should I let handle it by apache ? Or operating system level ? Also, is there ...
0
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1answer
138 views

Cloud Inventory Software

I'm looking for a solution that I would be able to install on a VPS server that would connect to my other VPS servers via SSH (or through a daemon) to check configuration, run scripts, or ...
8
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4answers
1k views

VPS Administration for the Absolute Beginner

I have a new site that I want to build, something that I as a programmer wish existed. While there is no way this site would ever reach StackOverflow levels of success, I do hope that it will have a ...
0
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2answers
257 views

Updating Network Solutions Virtual Private Server

Just got a VPS from Network Solutions, it's got Red Hat 4, PHP 5.16, Java 1.4, no Yum and a whole bunch of packages I'd expect to have from a fresh install. Anyway, obviously I sound like a spoiled ...
2
votes
2answers
214 views

On-demand managed hosting

I've seen offerings such as VPSs (Linode, Rackspace Cloud), which are very cheap but you're on your own, and managed hosting (Engine Yard, Rackspace), which are very expensive but they do all the ...
0
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3answers
246 views

OS for Virtual Private Server (VPS)

I'm new to VPS managing and I need to chose which OS to install on my VPS. I have the following alternatives: CentOS 5.2 Ubuntu 9.10 Ubuntu Server edition 8.10 Debian 5.0 Lenny Debian 4.0 Etch ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Why does 'top' indicate low memory usage, whilst 'free' indicates high memory usage?

Why does 'top' indicate low memory usage, whilst 'free' indicates high memory usage? Mem: 262144k total, 225708k used, 36436k free, 47948k buffers Swap: 262136k total, 40k used, ...
2
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4answers
613 views

What is Plesk good for?

I am about to order a Windows VPS. The hoster gives me a choice of two configurations: Windows Server 2008 64bit Windows Server 2008 64bit with Parallels Plesk Panel Now, a few years ago I had a ...
3
votes
1answer
399 views

Compare Shared SQL Server vs VPS SQL Server

I'm looking at two different options to host the databases of my websites. 1) I can use the Shared SQL Server 2008 offerings of my host company (plenty of space) instead of installing database ...
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3answers
164 views

Regarding ports in Virtual Private Servers

Hi I bought my first Virtual Private Server, mainly with the aim of learning about managing a server. I don't have any entries in my iptable, it's totally open but I still cannot to my server on ports ...
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3answers
653 views

Which VPS/VM virtualization host server software should I use? [closed]

I am looking to get a start in the cloud computing market, but from the ground up. I have been through the ringer with VM-Ware claiming free, but meaning $5-20k for things you actually need out of it. ...