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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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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Connecting To FileZilla SFTP through proxy

My laptop is connected to a proxy so I can use internet. When connecting FTP using FileZilla, I configure it by going to Edit > Settings > Generic proxy and I put the proxy details my laptop is using. ...
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ubuntu dovecot/postfix email server doesn't work

So I've been trying all day to get an email server running on my ubuntu 14.04 digitalocean VPS. I've followed at least 3 different tutorials point to point, copying everything and in the end never ...
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Tutorial for IP-based Virtual Hosting

I want to host multiple SSL websites on my virtual private server. I was told that in order to achieve this, I need to do IP-based virtual hosting. If this is the case, can someone recommend a newb ...
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multiple servers porting to each other

here is the details: theres is who "servers": VPS with ubuntu 10.10x32 and home pc, win7 on win7 apatche2.2 is running with webpage on VPS game server is running DNS forwards www subdomain to PC, and ...
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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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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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apache2 subdomains not working

I've been having a lot of issues with subdomain configuration in Apache. I've followed various tutorials but there must be something I'm doing wrong. When I go to the domain now, it shows nothing. ...
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Sites not accessible after running permission fix, possible DNS error?

I have a problem with my current VPS server running CentOS 6 and is managed with WHM and cPanel. All my websites were being created from WHM and are located in the /home directory (ownership: ...
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Two VM's on the same server: What common ties can be found between the two websites? [on hold]

OVERVIEW: I've got a buddy who's partial-owner of one company, and also has a personal project in a closely related industry. It sounds like the two are completely separate, but if any competitor ...
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From last night I don't see any graphics on my websites

Beware when dealing with this question. Some of the sites mentioned appear to be pornographic in nature. All of my websites are crashed. There is no graphic but only text and links on white ...
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host SSL version of website in another server [on hold]

I have a website that hosted in a shared hosting. I bought a ssl cert but shared hosting do not install ssl from other providers. I also have a VPS. is it possible to host SSL version of my website ...
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Ways to share files between 6 VMs

I own 6 Virtual Machines that need to access each other's files. The way I've been doing it now is by making a symlink of each file that needs to be shared in the web directory and using POST and PHP ...
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VirtualHost not working - always shows default

I have been trying to get this work for hours now. I am trying to set up virtual hosts with Apache on my VPS. I have the following virtual host file in my sites-available folder : <VirtualHost ...
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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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Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/as0t0: No such file or directory (errno=2)

I just attempted to install OpenVPN Access Server on my Debian VPS that uses OpenVZ. It installed fine, however when I try to start it from the administration panel, I get these errors: process ...
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How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails?

How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails (spam) ? Actually I have several nodes with CentoS OS and KVM VPS clients, some of them are sending bulk emails and ...
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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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Two identical VPS hosts with different ways of handling file names

I have CentOS 6.5 32 bit, 512 RAM, running Nginx, PHP-FPM, Mysql on two hosts. One for local dev, running inside a VirtualBox 4.3.12 and the other running online with digital ocean. Both of these ...
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HIGH CPU usage by PHP on a VPS Magento Server

My server running magento is 4gb ram and 4 core cpu. But still i am struggling with the high CPU usage. I only have 10 visitors at any given point of time. I am not sure if the PHP has to take this ...
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Nginx ignores HTTP Authentication for WordPress login directory

I am running WordPress in a subfolder of my domain for testing and development purposes on a VPS LEMP-stack. In order to password-protect the wp-login.php with an etxra layer, I used HTTP ...
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My Vps is too Fragile

I am using digitalocean $5 plan. 1 cpu , 512mb ram , mysql + apache , nginx + centos 6.5 + cpanel installed. 2 wordpress site on that. But if I reload page of one of my sites, cpu usage increasing ...
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How do I install CoreOS on Linode?

I'm trying to install CoreOS on my linode server, I followed the guide for installing custom linux distributions here: ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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Ubuntu Server running Plesk subversion command only accessible to root user

I have a VPS through myhosting.com the VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Plesk 12.x when I log into my VPS with the root user and do svn help I get the standard reply telling me the basics of the ...
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Multiple apps on one server with subdomains [closed]

I'd like my VPS to host multiple applications. For instance mydomain.com (Python Django App) git.mydomain.com (Gitlab) blog.mydomain.com (Wordpress) How can it be achieved to run all these on one ...
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Traffic increase causes VPS to crash due to RAM utilisation

I have a VPS which runs multiple Opencart sites and for the most part performs the task very well. Spec: CPU GenuineIntel, Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2665 0 @ 2.40GHz Version Parallels Plesk Panel ...
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Ubuntu on VPS becomes unresponsive: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 22s

We have a VPS running Ubuntu, on Xen. The problem is this, about once a day, for about 20-50 minutes, at a random time, the server becomes completely unresponsive to the outside world. After this ...
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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 get rid of network broadcasting of port 17500

I get the following in my VPS logs Aug 11 11:29:22 sv1254 kernel: Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f6:f3:49:7e:0a:54:08:00 SRC=178.162.203.19 DST=255.255.255.255 LEN=131 ...
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Using SMTP Relay on a Exim Server in VPS for Multiple Domains

I am moving my email behind a dynamic IP, and I will need to SMTP relay outbound email in order to avoid spam lists. My domain is hosted through a BlueHost VPS running EXIM. I am wondering what I ...
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How can I tell who/what shutdown my CentOS VPS?

CentOS 5.7 VPS (running on OpenVZ) My VPS shut down this morning and I'm not sure why. I contacted my VPS host and they indicated that the server "was off". They powered it back on but I'm confused ...
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Backup without the help of softwares [closed]

I am quite new to VPS, although I have become comfortable setting up Nginx, PHP-FPM, MySql, git and other tools in CentOs, plus do some basic security and A Lot! optimization drills, all through shell ...
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Determine if IPs are backed by VPS

Is there any way to determine if IPs are backed by actual VPSes? For example, a VPS host receives a /22 block of IPs. He puts them on his server and requests more, but you want to verify that each IP ...
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Server been up for a single day, IP logged in for 50 days [duplicate]

I have recently installed my VPS OS. Having the habit of checking my logs (even after a fresh installation), I also issued the command last | grep root upon which I got the following root IP ...
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What does crash (50+08:39) part mean?

When I issue last | grep root in terminal to check login histories to my server, from among various lines, I also get the following. root pts/0 IP address Mon Jun 16 15:03 - crash ...
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Centos services cannot bind on localhost but find on * or specific ip address

I've got a VPS with Centos 6.4 installed. I used to have a VPS at Digital Ocean that when I start PostgreSQL or Monit that bind to localhost, they all work fine. But on the new VPS, when I have ...
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How can I host Ruby and PHP applications on the same server? [closed]

I have a ruby application that I run on a VPS at DigitalOcean. I also have some PHP applications that I use regularly running on a different VPS at Linode. When I deploy the ruby application and start ...
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Partitioning a 2 TB GoDaddy Server with 16 gigs of ram into 3 virtual private servers [closed]

I am interesting in partitioning a two terabyte Godaddy server that currently has centos 6.5 running on it. Currently paying $200 a month for this server but only use at most a 10th of its capacity. A ...
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User Process Tracking, what is this? Numerous alerts with FastCGI

I have a CentOS VPS on Knownhost.com. I am using it to host one Wordpress site, that currently doesn't have any traffic (not launched yet). I was getting these process tracking emails (7 different ...
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Server shuts down during apt upgrades (specifically libdbus)

I woke up this morning to find my VPS down. I brought it back, couldnt find any reason for it being down (nothing in the syslog, etc) so figured it was my crappy provider. I ran apt-get upgrade and it ...
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Nginx won't allow specific subdirectory location to be proxy passed [duplicate]

I have a PHP server running my normal website. I'm also trying to run a nodejs site along side it in a specific subdirectory. The PHP site is using laravel so the config points to the public folder ...
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All the sites went down and when I restart Nginx they worked. Saw a worker process crash in the logs

suddenly all the sites in this VPS stopped responding. The server is up and the memory usage is normal. But saw this in the Nginx error log : 2014/07/20 07:10:24 [alert] 13671#0: worker process 15020 ...
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Socks proxies over SSH show same IP

I have recently been setting up proxies via SSH on my VPS and when I connect the non main IP via a browser and look at my IP, it shows up as the main IP, is there any way i can fix this? For example, ...
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Is using a single VPS for hosting both websites and games ok?

I'm planning on getting a VPS to host websites that I develop for clients, but I also am thinking about leasing out some of its resources for hosting a game. Hopefully having a heftier server with ...
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PHP-FPM showing 34 worker process despite adjusting configuration

I recently asked this question and I got an answer about how I should limit php-fpm from running 34 worker process, considering that I get on average 20 visits for one light website. So, I ...
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Swap memory exhausting server even site has small visitors

I have CentOs 6.5 running on a 32bit VPS host. It is running only php-fpm, nginx, and mysql. I have a site that gets on average 20 visitors per day, but I am recently getting this message from my ...
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How to change the VPS without loosing incoming emails in the meantime?

I have to change my VPS provider and so I have to transfer all my files to a new provider. The problem is that it may cause a downtime of up to 24 hours. In the meantime it's very likely that my ...
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How much RAM size I will require for VPS hosting on basis of my website [duplicate]

My website is currently on Blogger(.com). Now I am planning to purchase VPS hosting from GoDaddy, I have figured out how much disk space and bandwidth I will require but I am unable to decide the RAM ...
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Confused with hosting types [closed]

Hey guys am going to buy a linux vps server.But i have some doubts regarding about this. I know cloud server and vps server are very different from each other ..i have heard digital ocean provides ...