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1answer
38 views

getting www to appear in address bar for site hosted on vps

Hopeful I posted this on the right stackExchange. I have a site hosted on a VPS with Windows Server 2008 (not R2). When I type in www.example.com it takes me to my site but the address bar only ...
3
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1answer
105 views

Making sure executable is always running?

I have a vps running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have an executable which always needs to be running. Even if I am not logged in. Say there is a problem and the server is restarted unexpectedly, I ...
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votes
2answers
52 views

Can't access website with domain

I am using a VPS for the first time and could semi-published my website. I installed DNS and created A and NS records, installed IIS and uploaded my website. I edited domain panel to point the ...
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votes
1answer
79 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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0answers
178 views

Lost internet connection after configuring RRAS on my Windows 2008 R2 server

I've tried setting up a VPN server on my Windows 2008 R2 virtual server using the steps outlined in the following link: ...
-1
votes
1answer
116 views

Restricting users to specific VPS IP addresses [closed]

The case is that I have a VPS with 10 different IP address, there are 10 users that can login on the server. The users are logging in via the windows account control, so not via active directory. I ...
1
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1answer
393 views

Multiple static IP addresses pointing to same Windows 2008 r2 server

I have a Windows 2008 r2 VPS which I am using for both IIS and Apache. Im looking to have two static IP addresses to point to this server. One for IIS to use and one for Apache. I already have one ...
1
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2answers
94 views

How can I have two users working in one session on Windows 2008 R2 over RDP?

I'm looking for a way where two users can work off one VPS running Windows 2008 R2. The goal is to have all of the programs being shared, and viewed together - I guess like remote control. They need ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

Dedicated server running VPS how should I back it up? [closed]

We are renting a dedicated server and running a vps within it. We would like to back up the vps so if there is an issue we can restore quickly either from another server or from the current server. ...
2
votes
1answer
89 views

benchmarking a vps system

I've been having some performance problmes lately with my ecommerce package (ASP.net + SQL Server) running on Hyper-V based VPS so I am thinking about switching my VPS for a faster one. To evaluate ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

VPN and two Same IP address

In my scenario I have a LAN (Named A1) with a windows 2008r2 server and some clients connected to it. I have set up a VPS and I connect to that over the internet from another LAN (Named A2). the IP ...
1
vote
2answers
552 views

How to setup domain name to my Windows 2008 Server VPS Hosting?

I just purchased VPS Window Server 2008 Hosting, from SoftSys Hosting, Already setups IIS server, so that now I am able to access my website through IP address assigned to my server. I am already ...
3
votes
2answers
826 views

How to correctly set up DNS with custom name servers and IIS for multiple domains

I just obtained a Windows Server 2008 VPS. Rightly or wrongly I followed instructions from the host to set up custom name servers. So now I have ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com. The are both ...
1
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1answer
163 views

Access violations on Windows 2008 VPS

I'm running a Windows 2008 VPS with 2GB RAM. I'm trying to install hMailServer on the VPS but when I get to the "choose installation directory" dialog I get error messages that keep popping up and ...
2
votes
2answers
654 views

RDP connection to VPS drops when connecting to VPN

I have a Virtual Private Server that runs Windows Server 2008 R2. I use Remote Desktop Connection to administer it. I am trying to connect my VPS to a VPN. The connection succeeds, but since the VPS ...
0
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3answers
504 views

Connect to remote SQL Server instance using Windows Authentication

How can I connect to a remote instance of SQL Server (on my VPS) from my local machine using Windows Authentication? By default, if I try to connect using this method, the username is my computer ...
0
votes
2answers
226 views

randomly rebooting server

I have a VPS running Windows 2008 Web Edition 32bit. Currently it is rebooting at random times every day, usually 2-3 times a day for no reason that I can see. The hosting company assures me that the ...
1
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1answer
323 views

Disk space disappearing

My Windows 2008 VPS (Parallels) has a problem with disk spacing disappearing. I have been using TreeSize free to measure the space in each folder over the last few months. The first month I lost ...
0
votes
1answer
582 views

Windows 2003 vs 2008 server. Any major drawbacks?

I'm currently running Windows Server 2008 on my 1024mb VPS. Everything is fine but the memory tends to stay high a little. I want to run a web and mail server. So here are my questions : Is there ...
1
vote
1answer
302 views

How can I have a subdomain point to a specific port on 1&1 VPS account

Does anyone know how I could setup my 1&1(host) Virtual Private Server account to have sub-domain that points to a specific port on a Windows Server 2008? So I want http://{something}.{site}.com ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Windows 2008 VPS always crashes when out of disk space

I am renting a Windows server 2008 dc SP2 VPS for hosting my Asp.Net projects. Now for the second time this month my VPS ran out of disk space. The first time it was a log file that got to big and ...
6
votes
6answers
2k views

Attempted hack on VPS, how to protect in future, what were they trying to do? [duplicate]

UPDATE: They're still here. Help me stop or trap them! Hi SF'ers, I've just had someone hack one of my clients sites. They managed to get to change a file so that the checkout page on the site ...
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votes
1answer
68 views

Should I know how to work with windows server when I go with VPS hosting?

Is it a must to know how can I deal with Windows server when I want to host my ASP.NET on Windows VPS? It would be helpful if you can explain in a bit of detail.
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1answer
88 views

Walk through on setting up a Server 2008 VPS?

I'm a developer, who wanted a small VPS to use instead of a shared host. I don't deal much with the IT side of things. So far, I've purchased a VPS from Thrust and installed 2008 on it. I enabled ...
4
votes
4answers
677 views

EC2 vs VPS for hosting [closed]

I started out with Amazon EC2 as a monthly host for my project. I am running a 'small' Windows 2k8 instance with SQL server. This is the HW that I am getting: 1.7 GB memory 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Plesk: cname www not working

I recently got a Windows VPS to host my client websites on. Everything is working okay but for one domain I forgot to check the www checkbox when creating the domain in plesk. I thought that I just ...
2
votes
3answers
244 views

Please advise on VPS config choice (with SQL Server Express)

I might be interested in getting a VPS hosting plan for some small personal sites and .NET projects. Was thinking of Softsys Bronze Plan, as my current shared host plan is with them too. The stuff I ...
1
vote
2answers
321 views

VPS Ram Usage , the ram in use is Different to sum of memory used by processes

I start my virtual server from yesterday and move my sites to it. There is one problem which I can’t understand it. Task manager shows the Ram in use is 7.5 GB, it is very high for server status while ...
1
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5answers
405 views

VPS showing low disk space despite there is nothing major on it

On my VPS server I was trying to see the used disk space and when I open My Computer it shows 17.9 GB free out of 39.8 GB it means that 21.9 GB space is used. However, when I select all files and ...
2
votes
6answers
970 views

What is the solid Windows Server 2008 VPS hosting (preferably) in Europe? [closed]

I am looking for Windows Server 2008 VPS hosting to host a few sites/apps with special needs. I spend few hours googling but I am not satisfied with the result. I looks to me that this business is ...
5
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6answers
364 views

Recommendations for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V VPS Host?

I'm looking for a well-respected, high-performing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V VPS host. For my linux hosting, I use a shared WebFaction account, so I'm spoiled by their incredible service and ...
3
votes
3answers
843 views

Virtual Server: RDP under attack?

My newly acquired windows 2008 virtual server now has 3.500 entries (in three days) in its security log, most of which are of event ID 4625: "An account failed to log on". The login attempts appear ...
3
votes
1answer
396 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 ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Creating a subdomain - What am I doing wrong?

I have a VPS (Windows Server 2008) with IIS 7.0 installed. I have a domain from godaddy.com I created a website (outside Default site). Now I want to point test.mydomain.com to this IIS website. ...
0
votes
1answer
234 views

Newbie help - Domains/Subdomains

I have a domain with GoDaddy. I have a VPS with an IP address (and it does not come with a control panel). How do I create domains/subdomains and point them to Default websites and other websites in ...
0
votes
2answers
79 views

Dedicated Server with Windows Web Server 2008

I have a dedicated server with Windows Web 2008 OS. My understanding is that this license doesn't allow to run Hyper-V. Are there other no-cost/low-cost options to creating production capable VPS ...
1
vote
1answer
176 views

I want to buy a VPS for my website that has around 10 K visitors per day currently - Need suggestions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I have a server configuration for a VPS I am going to buy that need to serve at least 10 K visitors per ...
0
votes
1answer
991 views

VPS With 30 Sites - How much RAM do I need?

I have a VPS running a 64-Bit Windows 2008 server with: 1.9 GB of Ram [that RAM is dedicated to this VPS - not shared] Currently I have 30 websites (all running the my custom ecommerce app) running on ...
3
votes
3answers
420 views

Memory for SQL Server 2008 Web

I am going to upgrade the shared hosting of my web site to a VPS mainly because my database is getting too big, > 200mb. The basic VPS plan on CrystalTech where I am hosting has 512mb ram, disk space ...
1
vote
1answer
602 views

Initial Windows 2008 VPS Setup

I've just got my first VPS server, yay! It'll primarilly be used for my own hosting (I'm a Web Application Developer) and for friends & family. It's just been all setup fro me bare bones and I ...
6
votes
7answers
3k views

How much memory is enough for a Windows 2008 VPS?

From the system requirements for Windows Server 2008 (on wikipedia.org): Minimum: 512 MB RAM (may limit performance and some features) Recommended: 2 GB RAM or higher I'm going to have my website ...