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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 ...
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Add range of ips to centos networking?

I got an extra /28 ip range for a centos based VPS. I am wondering how to add them as range in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts , instead of creating 13 ifcfg-venet0:x files. Thank you!
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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 ...
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Windows server 2008 VPS crashes

Greetings, I have a Windows 2008 VPS with EUKHosts and I am having issues where the server will occasionally crash, not enabling me to RDP in and restart it. To resolve the issue I have to contact my ...
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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 ...
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Hudson and Heartbeat causing VPS pain :(

I am running a 3 node VPS on vps.net and am having a few weird CPU / Memory usage issues. The box is running the debian binary of Hudson CI, HAProxy and Heartbeat. Over the last week I have been ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unable to connect to SVN server on VPS : Subversion Configuration Problem

I purchased a VPS account (centos-5-x86_64) from Hostgator mainly for the purpose of setting up an online Subversion Server. This is the first time I am managing a VPS and my linux skills are not so ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Best pratice for VPS setup and administration (web/ftp/ssh)

After a long hesitation, I finally ordered a small VPS for my own use, basically web hosting (several websites, for me and friends) amongst other things (mumble server hosting, wave server, etc.). It ...
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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. ...
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Cost of VPS administration

I am working on a Django-Ajax commercial web app for which, I am convinced that I need to go for VPS hosting. However, I'd like to outsource the server administration part. Can you guys please ...