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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Can't use external IP on Hetzner VPS

I've changed my virtual server model on Hetzner recently. The new one has an external IPv4 address on which it's accessible from the internet (as it should). But I can't use this external IP in ...
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Not being able to SSH into server, working via WHMCS serial console

I'm running a VPS (Ubuntu 15.04) and a simple web page on it. Recently I noticed that the page is not available, so I tried to ssh in to the server. It timed out (Connection timed out) I logged in ...
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How can I configure a Django website to work with Apache 2.4 VirtualHosts?

I recently started developing Django websites and I want to deploy them on a CentOS VPS with mod_wsgi and Apache. I followed this guide and it works perfectly, but I would like to have more than one ...
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How to bring website up in virtual private server [on hold]

I recently bought a VPS that has only OS i.e. CentOS release 6.7 (Final) What software I have to install on this server to bring up my all websites and their domains? I configured 2-3 servers by ...
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Domain not pointing to server, redirecting from .in to .com

I ran into a weird situation. I have these two domains example.com and example.in. Earlier I had example.in forwarded to example.com. Now I want example.in to point to my VPS server. I changed the ...
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How to mount disk on centos 6.4 KVM server

I have Centos 6.4 on KVM server already up running with couple of sites, now i am almost run out with space so i decide buy from the server provider more gb in order to increase the HDD. I contact the ...
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Apache error - File name too long: Cannot map GET

I have PHP Laravel application installed on my CentOS VPS. It is backend for my mobile application that has been recently updated. Unfortunately I wrote some bad code that results in making request ...
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Migrate an SSL certificate from Heroku

I have a functioning SSL certificate for a site I'm currently hosting on Heroku. I set it up myself once a year and a half ago but I've only ever done it that one time. I'm in the process of migrating ...
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Own NameServer with mail and FTP

I don't even know where to start, i have a vps, two domains, i pointed one domain via direct IP in my domain provider, followed a guide to install bind9 (what i thought i needed) and generated ...
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What are the major factor that affect a Moodle installation's performance? [duplicate]

How can we assess the performance of a Moodle installation, in terms of Memory, Computing Power needed. Is a VPS or dedicated hosting necessary to Run Moodle. The particular Moodle installation ...
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Is it necessary to secure TCP traffic for PHP FPM over shared private VPS network?

There are lots of recommended practices and tutorials for securing various components of a LEMP/LAMP stack when running in a cluster whose private network traffic is shared by other, potentially ...
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VPS/Dedicated for a HTML5 game? [duplicate]

We are about to host a 220 MB HTML5 game and are estimating 25,000 daily plays (160+ TB monthly traffic, and approximately 500 Mbps speed). Plenty of hosts can accommodate these numbers, but where ...
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VPS Server getting offline - CentOS

I have a VPS CentOS Server hosted by GoDaddy. The database for my website is going down once everyday. I have two websites hosted on that server, a Wordpress and a Magento website. The connection to ...
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Files served from Apache are slower than other methods

I have a vps with a 1Gb/s line, when running apps on the server I can get (be it not full) reasonable speeds, but when downloading files through apache from this server I never reach close to my line ...
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Running on two servers vs. one with more memory? [duplicate]

I currently have one small VPS which I am using to host a Wordpress site (Nginx,PHP5,MariaDB). I have started to run into some memory issues (DB crashes) indicating it's probably time to move to a ...
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What's the catch for unlimited bandwidth for VPS? [closed]

I need to choose some VPS packages, so I started to google a lot of VPS companies. Typically, a VPS package should have a limited bandwidth(or say traffic, data transfer), such as 2TB, 3TB, etc. Then ...
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Using a VPS as front end proxy

I run a shell host that many users share which gets frequently DDoS'd (at least once every other month). So I have come up with a plan to peer all traffic with a VPS, so that it appears to everyone ...
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In terms of stability, who beats whom? VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

basically I am asking because I am wondering if dedicated servers are really more stable than VPS? I read here: ...
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Nginx or php-fpm error?

I found my vps nginx error log like this 2013/04/06 03:28:04 [alert] 8557#0: mmap(MAP_ANON|MAP_SHARED, 5242880000) failed (12: Cannot allocate memory) 2013/04/06 04:05:30 [alert] 10299#0: ...
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Putty: SSH “Server refused our key”

I am trying to access CentOS using Putty. Server used is vps. And i am getting an error called "Server refused our key" "No supported authentication methods available". Previously it was connecting, ...
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OpenVPN with LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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is it possible to combine two vps in different locations into one?

Let's say we have 2 servers, one at us-west and another one at us-east. Would it be possible to combine them into a single server. *single server as in: shared ssh, I can control 2 servers from the ...
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SolusVM Migration

I have an old server on which I am hosting about 30 OpenVZ VPS Servers. I have purchased a new server which is much more powerful and I plan to do a complete migration in the future. Currently I would ...
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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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Load Balancer and Proxy for Meteor not passing to 127.0.0.1 - Too Many Redirects?

I have the following setup, but see 302 Moved Temporarily when I curl the load balancer. In a browser it reports Too Many Redirects: 1 load balancer with SSL 2 web servers I request ...
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centos 7 & SELinux & ldconfig

Have Centos 7 virtual instance running on a shared host. They using VMWare vSphere hypervisor. It is a customized minimal install plus openssh and vmware tools. All updates applied. SELinux is ...
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Setting two subdomain on one server

I'm buing VPS server. On this server I need start Java application and PostgreSQL database. Java app is a Web service running on the port 8080 and PostgreSQL database is running on default port 5432. ...
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Redirect all VPS traffic to another VPS

is there any way to redirect all traffic from one VPS to another one? Example, domain is parked with IP 1.1.1.1 but website, smtp, game server, teamspeak server is hosted on 8.8.8.8.. (Ofcourse I ...
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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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Fully Qualified Domain Name of VPS [duplicate]

I'm really confused by FQDN. So there is this file on my debian machine /etc/hosts. What exactly goes in there? Say my VPS is located at ipadress: 39.22.11.99 And i have a couple of domains all ...
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MongoDB setup for Rocket.Chat error message

I'm following this tutorial for a Rocket.Chat setup on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. After installation of Mongod, it says to setup a replica set and gives the instructions to insert the following ...
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Can't update linux kernel on VPS

I recently started using VPS from OVH: http://www.ovh.co.uk/vps/vps-classic.xml This is likely problem very specific to this one provider. My goal is to install and run Docker on it, for this I need ...
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Why is Apache refusing to show new pages for one directory? This is as spooky as I've seen from Apache in a while [duplicate]

I tried to take a step back in Why is Apache not showing a new page? , from an original question that was loosely as follows: A client has a website and makes periodic requests to add a page. The ...
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Performance concern with hosting large clustered DBs on VPS cloud servers

I wonder if anybody else bumped into this issue? You get a couple of beefy 12-core VPS instances in some cloud like DigitalOcean and set up a database on them in "active-passive" cluster ...
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FTP transfers slow on a long fat pipe

We've recently gotten new internet - 100Mb/s fibre - and have been complaining bitterly to our new ISP about transfer speeds to some FTP servers in the USA (300ms away). To one server in particular, ...
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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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CentOS7 firewalld no zones

I have installed firewalld on a fresh CentOS 7 minnimal installation on a VPS (weirdly enough, from what I've been searching firewalld should already be installed with system). I tried opening some ...
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Consolidating static websites into subdomains

I am having trouble figuring out the logistics of efficiently consolidating a few of my old, static websites, into subdomains on my primary website. I have websites all using the Ghost Blog platform, ...
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Name server NS records missing [closed]

I'm trying to setup dns on the cheap and running into some problems. I have a domain registered with crazydomains.com.au I have a vps served by Iniz.com I have setup (i think) dns settings with ...
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how much RAM for heavy static content serving?

I want to make a server for my static content. I need to serve some 3-10 mb files - a lot. (I will also put on this server some .js and .css and images from my websites). I thought of nginx and G-WAN ...
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Microsoft Azure Hosting Servers [closed]

I currently have a Microsoft Azure subscription. Since this platform offers VMs, I thought to myself "Why not try to make a hosting company and sell these VMs from one big server?" So there's my ...
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Server requirement RAM and CPU for postgresql [duplicate]

There is no questions regarding this and postgresql. I know this is hard to answer, but I just search for rules of thumb, best practice or just your experience. My postgresql server is both ...
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Upgrade PHP from 5.3 to 5.6, unmet dependencies

I have a OVH VPS which runs php 5.3. I would like to update to php 5.6. I've used this solution (How do I upgrade from PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.4.6 in Ubuntu?) : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6 ...
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Deleted an error log and it won't regenerate

I'm a novice and hoping that someone with more experience can help me with this. I am running a VPS with CentOS 6.7 and nginx. The error log was getting very large and I was worried it would take up ...
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Add new subnets to KVM Host

I need to assign a handful of /27 subnets to my KVM host node (Centos 6). I routed them correctly at the Cisco switch, so that's all go. Traceroute & ping works fine on gateway on each subnet, ...
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Dovecot quota doesn't reject incoming emails when quota is exceeded

I've got VPS under CentOS 7 with Exim+Dovecot mail system. cat /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-mail.conf mail_privileged_group = mail mail_access_groups = mail mail_location = maildir:%h/mail/%d/%n ...
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VPS Ubuntu connection timeout when I try connect via IP in browser

I have a problem with my VPS. It has installed Apache. When I trying to connect from specific network (home) I can easily access to it. When try on another one (for example 3G) it returns 110 - ...
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How system time is calculated in ubuntu 14.04?

I have two vps (ubuntu 14.04, bought from a provider) and looking at their system time (doing a date) i see 6 minute of difference: Wed Feb 3 11:57:48 CET 2016 Wed Feb 3 12:03:52 CET 2016 I did a ...
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CentOS 7 firewall-cmd not found

I have just installed CentOS 7: [root@new ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) I am trying to configure the firewall, and I'm told that in CentOS 7 iptables is no ...
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Why is the chroot_local_user of vsftpd insecure?

I'm setting up on my VPS a vsftpd, and i don't want users be allowed to leave they're ftp home directory. I'm using local_user ftp, not anonymous, so I added: chroot_local_user=YES I've read in ...