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Plesk VPS with magento keeps getting “Can't create/write to file '/tmp/#sql_1ed7_0.MYD” need to manually delete file to bring back online

Hope someone can help! I keep getting these files created in /tmp which creates error below when trying to access web or even the plesk panel until I go in via SSH or FTP and manually delete it ...
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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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Enabling APC cache takes down website

I have a VPS running on centos 5 with 2 GB ram. I run a IP.Board forum on that server. Recently my server was hacked and I had to format the disk and start again. I was using APC cache before and it ...
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Configuring An Opensource Control panel to use with Tomcat 7 in linux or centos [closed]

I have a vps with cent os 5.x installed and a kloxo cp installed with it. What I need is how to configure tomcat 7.0 to use side by side by kloxo panel, for example, I can sell a jsp hosting, that ...
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VPS CPU usage very high

I just switched my hosting to a VPS. I will admit that server admin is something I am very very new at. Anyhow, I am getting repeated emails about my server load exceeding 100% so i clearly need to ...
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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 ...
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How can I get AWstats to segregate data for two different VirtualHosts/domains?

I want stats for two sites to be displayed separately in their AWstats page on a Debian squeeze VPS. Right now the two sites have their own *.conf files with separate VirtualHosts, and their ...
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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 ...
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599 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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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 ...
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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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Can we get git-like functionality with a tool like puppet?

I'm thinking about a convenient way to track my vps configurations and to deploy them in one click (or more or less one). I have been reading up and looking into different config deployment tools of ...
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135 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 ...
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97 views

Using munin for server monitoring

I want to use munin for monitoring my VPS servers. I'm just interested is it possible to use it without apache installing? So is it possible to install only munin-node on each node I want to monitor ...
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2answers
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Web Server Becomes Unresponsive - What now [closed]

Im running a VPS with Windows 2008r2 DataCenter, 1 CPU and 2GB RAM. At apparently random intervals the server becomes unresponsive in that I cant access certain websites it hosts - yet others seem to ...
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146 views

Command to restore CentOS VPS to the new purchased CenOS machine (VPS or dedicated server)

I have a VPS backup. I have moved to a dedicated server. The hosting provider has given me a tar.gz backup. They have also setup a CentOS 5 that has initial settings. Really initial (I mean only ...
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131 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 ...
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manage shared hosting with linux commands [closed]

I have a dedicate Linux server on a data center and now i installed LAMP on it, it works perfectly, But i have a question. I have to config this server to sell shared hots to customers, then i need to ...
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327 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 ...
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2answers
211 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 ...
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1answer
239 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 ...
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1answer
57 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
606 views

Root Locked Out of Ubuntu 12.04?

I may have just locked root out of my server, and am looking for help. I have a VPS web server that has been running 10.04 for the past couple of years. For security, I had disabled root login and ...
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160 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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220 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 ...
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1answer
981 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 ...
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135 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 ...
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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
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321 views

Libvirt/KVM in NAT: can't access from host (and can't forward)

I'm trying to set up a port forward to a KVM guest, managed through Libvirt on Debian 6. The VM is running in NAT, through the "default" network. This all runs fine, the VM has full internet ...
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1answer
86 views

A separate user for each task?

I just got a VPS sver the other day, I'm new to server administration, but not that new to Ubuntu (11.04). I use it in my living room as the HTPC, and I had a previous VPS that I used on and off for a ...
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153 views

Add CNAME record to Ubuntu to Verify Domain for Google [closed]

I would like to add a cname record to my Ubuntu VPS to verify a domain for Google apps. Just looking for the most simple commands to do this. Any help is appreciated.
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725 views

Apache2 process eating too much memory on 512MB VPS

I am running an Ubuntu VPS with 512MB memory. It is just the development server and so literally no traffic. Despite of that, every now and then I keep on getting Memory Exhaustion messages and my ...
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111 views

Single User VPS Management Education [closed]

Trying to educate myself, so I have a few questions for the gurus out there. This VPS will be running wordpress and drupal sites. On a single user VPS with a Debian LAMP stack, whats the best way ...
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1answer
550 views

What equipment/software is needed for setting up a LAN-based webserver for learning the ropes locally? [closed]

I'm a complete linux/networking beginner. What equipment/software will be needed to do this? Basically I want to set up a server computer and be able to connect to it locally with my desktop, and ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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n00bie Linode VPS - am I reasonably secure? How to audit?

Total Linux n00bie - first time VPS setup (Linode.com). I've spent a month researching and attempting setups. After a few dumps and reinstalls, I finally have a server up and functioning (been up ...
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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 ...
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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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CentOS server refusing all connections except for ssh telnet and http

For some reason my CentOS VPS refuses all connections except for HTTP, SSH and Telnet. Whenever I try to connect to a port such as 25 (SMTP) or even a random port such as 225 I get a connection ...
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2answers
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What does this command do on Linux? It is eating my CPU.

I have a VPS and I am hosting a game site on it. Recently my CPU went to 3000% and memory is going near full. When I checked the processes I found this process eating the CPU: Pid-1571 (Trace) ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
276 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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Taking image of a VPS to run locally

How can i take image of my ubuntu running on a VPS and then make it run on my local machine? I have access to my VPS via ssh as root user. Taking an image of it and making it run on local machine ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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2answers
364 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 ...