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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Safe configuration for VPS with DirectAdmin on CentOS 6.5 [on hold]

I'm setting up a VPS with DirectAdmin on CentOS 6.5 for the hosting of WordPress sites and normal websites. Which of the below are at least needed for a safe vps hosting for WordPress sites? CSF ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80, and a home server running windows 7. See the diagram below. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public ...
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Just installed Ubuntu [on hold]

I'm new to Linux systems. I just got a VPS account, I'm on windows and accessing it via PuTTy. And I don't know a thing any further, I've experience with xampp on windows. I need guide to be able to ...
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Point domain to VPS [on hold]

This is driving me crazy, since yesterday night that I am with this.. I read from everywhere but I have no success unfortunately.. I bought a domain on Hostinger and a VPS on ServerArc, what I what ...
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Is it possible that the VPS service provider can access my Windows VPS even I have changed the default password? [duplicate]

I wonder if there is a chance that the VPS service provider can access my Windows VPS even I have changed the default password?
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My VPS send an outbound attack

My VPS was sending an large outbound attack 10MB/s. It's normal max 300Kb/s I've tried searching around the internet, look for some /tmp folder, installed Linux Malware Detect, installed csf with ...
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Why do I have so much read/write on my server? [on hold]

Please first take a look at the following various info: Top command: top - 16:19:54 up 1 day, 18:43, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 Tasks: 144 total, 1 running, 143 sleeping, 0 ...
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VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

I come from a PHP/MySQL background and have created websites for a little over a year now. My clients have typically been smaller businesses that never really needed anything other than shared hosting ...
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Digital Ocean droplets get locked down because of outgoing DDOS attacts [duplicate]

Two of my droplets were locked down this week from my account for an apparent reason of outgoing DDOS attack. My first machine was allegedly compromised on Nov 18 2014 and my networking is brought ...
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P in setting & cache in my VPS [closed]

2 weeks ago my "jessie debian virtual server" suddenly mix up and I am can't SSH to it and my server completely hang up. when I was launch console to it, I see all of my software information & ...
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attack to vps trought requests from localhost [closed]

I'm having a problem with a vps running ubuntu 12that i own. Last days, the cpu of the vps was at 100% all the time. Running htop, i was able to see that i have a process named "host", created by ...
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Forensics on tons of file changes

It has come to my attention that my CentOS 5.6 5.11 VPS has over 16,000 files with a timestamp during a 3-day period in September this year. I can't figure out why that is, as I did not log in via SSH ...
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Add VPN To WIndows VPS via RDP ? (Internet access - A Quick n Easy Way)

I have a VPS running Windows Server 2008 R2 with one NIC hosting some websites. I have tried to install OpenVPN with no success. I am trying to set up for VPN with 1x user and password specifically ...
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Linux VPS settings to allow $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] to get client ip [closed]

I have unmanaged VPS server. I am trying to get client IP form PHP $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'] but it's always gives me same for all users that is server internal IP. I have done some R & D and got ...
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VPS or Dedicated Server for my websites? [duplicate]

I have reseller shared hosting with 25 websites running. But i'm facing slow website load since its shared hosting. I want to move for VPS or Dedicated hosting. So which will be best for setting up ...
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VPS novice - What is wrong with sshd_config? [closed]

I've recently acquired a VPS running Debian 7 32bit Minimal and I'm very new to servers. When I try to connect using PuTTY and the SSH Access Information, I get the message "Disconnected:No supported ...
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Proxmox 3.0 installation on any VPS

I have an account on digitialocean.com I create a droplet debian wheezy. I installed proxmox 3.0 manually via command line. At the end of installation I restarted the server but again it uses default ...
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How is Docker being used in VPS hosting? [closed]

I'm curious how Docker is being used to host VPS 's ? e.g. I get that it's very fast to boot, but I've heard that security of Docker is not enough to keep people out of the main system... How are ...
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Error # 1045 - Cannot Log in to MySQL server -> phpmyadmin

We have installed PHPMyAdmin on a windows machine running IIS 7.0. We are able to connect to MySQL using command-line, But we are not able to connect using PHPMyAdmin. The error displayed is: Error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VPS won't boot the latest kernel on XEN

I have a XEN VPS and it's been running Ubuntu for some years now. AUtomatic security upgrades are on and I've manually upgraded it continously and also done releas-upgrades whenever there's been a new ...
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MySQL 5.6.21 on Debian 7.7 — nice is automatically set to 19 several seconds after starting it up; can't figure out why

I'm running MySQL 5.6.21 on an OpenVZ VPS with Debian 7.7. MySQL is installed from the DotDeb repository (full version number is 5.6.21-1~dotdeb.1). Whenever the MySQL server is started or restarted, ...
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Apache server hangs after a few hours, needs restart

I have a VPS, with 2 GBytes of RAM on an Ubuntu 14 machine. After a while I decided to upgrade my packages in the machine, including installing the latest version of apache2 (2.4.7). However, after ...
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VPS Unknown Read/Write

I had an lfd email alert - I have installed CSF - today revealing that my server (Centos 6.6) has been using a lot of server resources for 5 minutes. I checked my VPS graphs and noticed that my ...
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OpenVZ: shmpages keep increasing

I have an OpenVZ VPS. However the shmpages always increases to the limit in one or two days. My RAM usage is low (233M without cache). I only run nginx, php-fpm, and mariadb on the VPS. I've asked my ...
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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 ...
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Which PHP modules are required to install wordpress?

I have 5 wordpress sites. I use hostgator shared hosting for all of them. Now I have decided to switch on to a VPS. I got a unmanaged VPS and configuring it for wordpress. I am following this ...
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DB encryption for Django web app without storing key on server

We are setting up a virtual private server (not hosted by us), on which we will be user testing our Django-based web application. The user-generated content produced in these tests will be very ...
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I need a VPS that lets me upload my own OVF

I have an existing VM that I can export as OVF, and I want to just import it wholesale into another VPS. This is a one-time job to help some folks who aren't very tech savvy migrate a service, and I'm ...
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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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Using X11 apps on VPS server, feasible in terms of resources? [closed]

I wanted to run an idea by the experts here. I have a VPS (Debian 7.7, 1GB RAM), which is purely a web server (hosts some important stuff), no desktop installed. But there are some graphical tools I ...
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How Do I Limit Bandwidth For Connections On My Ubuntu VPS?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, with a 35Gb limit each month (any more than that used and I have to pay). I normally use it with Zpanel to host a Joomla website, and keep the mail ports ...
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SolusVM + OpenVZ + Second level quotas — how to enable?

I have a lot of CPanel clients and I've seen some host automatically enable secondary level quotas on signup. I was wondering how do I do that? Do I need to run a script on signup? Do I need to edit ...
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How to know the real amount of RAM in a VPS

I've been told that a VPS's RAM can be manipulated (oversold) by VPS providers. I know I can always buy a VPS from a reputable company, but, really, how can one make sure the allocated memory is the ...
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Error applying iptables rules using iptables-restore

Hi I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 on a VPS. I'm getting an error if I apply a iptables rule. Here is what I have done. 1.Saved the existing rules iptables-save > /etc/iptables.up.rules Created ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VPS snapshot transfer

I'm not sure if I have the terminology correct but what I'm trying to figure out is if I can save my current VPS setup running on Ubuntu 14.04 so that I can transfer it to another hosting provider. ...
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Hosting two domains on a VPS while preventing an attacker from finding domain A given domain B?

I would like to host two websites on a VPS. One of them is my portfolio. The other one is a gaming website. I don't want an attacker to find my portfolio domain name if they know my gaming domain ...
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How do I install CoreOS on Linode? [closed]

I'm trying to install CoreOS on my linode server, I followed the guide for installing custom linux distributions here: ...
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CentOS 5.0 with Ligthttpd notices high traffic without reason

I have a CentOS 5 with Lightppd installed. Also I have MySQL on board. I lately discovered high traffic: http://img686.imageshack.us/img686/8596/traff.jpg Could you please tell me how to diagnose ...
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Monitor outbound SMTP Xen node

Using Xen-PV on one of our nodes, looking for some suggestions on how I can monitor anyone sending mass outbound emails. May be using Tcpdump?
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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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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How to clean up mysql installation on centos

mysql does not exist anymore but when i run yum remove mysql it says that the package is available but not marked for installation, i cannot install new mysql because of that, I need to completely ...
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some services switched off automatically

with my company we have a VPS. We have some issues with it. this morning the pure-ftpd was stopped. I had to start also postfix and the cron jobs were off for 3 hours. My config : Debian GNU/Linux 7 ...
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How to reinstall python2.7 on CentOS 6 in order to install mod_wsgi [closed]

I've installed Python2.7 from source on a CentOS 6 VPS, and I'd like to get a Django site up and running. Unfortunately, everything I've Googled so far says that I'll need to install mod_wsgi, which ...
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Setting up dante socks server

I want to tunnel all my internet traffic through my vps, so I'm trying to install a proxy server. However: I can't seem to browse the internet through Dante. I get the ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error. This ...
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Optimal process for finding the root of high load

I have a VPS (WHM/cPanel) where i keep our clients projects. Some of these projects are well known frameworks and some of them are custom PHP/MySQL codes. At certain times i am noticing high loading ...
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How to I configure open_basedir parameter under my Centos VPS?

The parameter can be seen here http://wordswithfriends.net/test.php open_basedir /var/www/vhosts/wor.wordswithfriends.net/wordswithfriends.net/:/tmp I'm trying to add PHP pear directories ...
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How to have a Open VZ VPS running a PPTP VPN, run without having PUTTY open?

I just set up a VPN on my VPS server. It works great, except that once I close PUTTY, the VPN is shut down. I tried to use screen, but I don't know how to get that working with the VPN. What can I do ...
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Web server keeps going down, how can I find out whats causing it?

I am pretty new to running a VPS. I am using http://www.pingdom.com/ to monitor my server and notify me when its down. What is the process I should go through to determine why is causing the server ...
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Cannot access javascript folder

I signed up and setup a small ubuntu VPS slice during the week and everything is going great so far, except one small problem. I have two virtual hosts setup but cannot access the javascript folder ...