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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Laravel project in subfolder of public_html gives trouble with .htaccess redirect [duplicate]

I've set up my VPS server and am trying to set up a Laravel project. I have a /public_html/ folder with an index.html that's shown when visiting the website URL. I have a laravel project in: /...
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Proxy server on VPS with multiple IPv6s

I'm thinking about buying a VPS with cca 20 IPv6 IPs (v4 IPs are almost all gone so I must go with v6) so that I could set up a proxy server on that VPS for all those IPs. The point is to use this ...
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web server (apache2, nginx) stopping sporadically

I am running a wordpress website on a small vps of 512 MB RAM running Debian 8.1. According to WP statistics, the website has had 400 visitors making 3000 total visits in the last 30 days. In the ...
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Set DNS hosting service provider for a VPS account

I have a VPS account that of offers an account here to configure the DNS hosting service. However after reading this answer I am thinking about using Freedns. I am completely new about this stuff, ...
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Apache not respond [duplicate]

since I install Apache I can't get first page. I just restart the Apache and checked the status: Active: active (running) since Fri 2016-06-24 16:37:16 IRDT; 14min ago and then get my public IP with ...
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yum install error nothing to do (MYSQL, CentOS 7)

I'm trying to install MYSQL instead of MariaDB on my CentOS 7. I used this command: wget http://repo.mysql.com/mysql-community-release-el7-5.noarch.rpm yum install http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql-...
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how to setup LAMP stack on linux server [closed]

I've never ever worked with VPS but now I got one. i connected to the server and run command for finding the os version but i got this Screenshot of putty console: so I want to install LAMP stack ...
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How can i set my new ip adress? [Debian / Ubuntu] [closed]

I have my own VPS at OVH and it comes with a default ip address in France. So for geolocation needs, i bought one for in the UK. Now i have Ubuntu server 16.40 running, and i want to set my newly ...
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Running socket.io server on shared hosting with ssh access

I have a VPS server with DirectAdmin installed, hostname would be hostname.com for example. I created an account with the domain socket.hostname.com . Now I want to create a running node.js server ...
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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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Why is outbound bandwidth on VPS much less than reversed inbound from same host?

I have a FreeBSD 10.1 VPS in Europe using the VirtIO Ethernet device that sees significantly smaller outbound bandwidth than inbound from the same distant hosts. This problem was originally noticed ...
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Remote host identification has changed

I'm trying to connect serverpilot manually on a cloud server at OVH (unbuntu 16) via the terminal on my mac (ssh root@vpsXXX.ovh.net) The operation failed once and now that I'm trying to re-setup it ...
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firewall on server preventing access by multiple computers on same NAT'ed ip

I am encountering a strange problem with my VPS provider and wondered if anyone here with firewall / sysadmin experience had seen anything like this. Has anyone seen a situation where a firewall or ...
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allow ssh outgoing with iptables default policy as drop

Good day all My VPS allows incoming ssh connections as required (see rule), however attempting outgoing ssh connections fails to connect with $ ssh xyz.ddns.net ssh: connect to host xyz.ddns.net ...
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Using a rented VPS as an Openvpn server for friends: legal risks and how to avoid them?

Disclaimer: I have done some research on the legal implications of an Openvpn server hosted on a VPS, but have come back from these quite empty-handed. Context: We are a bunch of friends in ...
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VPS disk size is much larger than expected (830GB instead of 80GB)

We have rent a server and created a few VPS on it. I have an VPS that I deployed some services on it, The amount of storage has been defined to 80GB and 10GB of the space is used. Problem is that ...
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Can't SSH from one Digital Ocean droplet to another using Private LAN IP [closed]

I have 2 Digital Ocean instances which have private LAN IP's. The first is 10.130.30.82 and the second is 10.130.35.154. I can ping the second from the first but not SSH. I have copied my keys to both ...
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No internet through VPN server

Recently I've posted almost the same thread on this forum about VPN misconfiguration. Eventually, I've resolved this question just by reconfiguring from scratch the server side, and it started to work ...
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Randomly VPS down and no SSH access

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 (32bit) LEMP SSD, 512MB VPS (Digital Ocean). Its all the time memory usage bellow 60% and CPU usage also normal. After every 2 or 3 days this VPS down and can't even connect via ...
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VPN misconfiguration - help to find it:)

Hi guys I wiould like to get some help configuring OpenVPN server. I use the custom VPS server and there deployed an VPN server. So After configuring it I still get some strange error. Here's my ...
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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: mmap(...
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rsync/scp extremely slow transfer rate (<30kB/s) over fast connection

I am attempting to perform a backup using rsync of some files on a Digital Ocean VPS running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. rsync is extremely slow, ranging from 20-50 kB/s, only 1% of what it should be. It is ...
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Which ipv6 address to use for AAAA record [closed]

My VPS provider provides me with one ipv4 and 17 ipv6 addresses. Is there any right or wrong ipv6 address from the 17 given to use as AAAA record ?
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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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Setting up nginx and php-fpm on CentOS 7 - which config file do I alter? I'm so lost

I'm intermediate with Ubuntu and Apache, but a total noob to CentOS. I want to setup a 1 CPU 1 GB RAM test VPS for a phpbb 3.1 forum, and I'm following this tutorial: How To Install Linux, Nginx, ...
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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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Rundom Facebook og: tags not found - operation timeout

I have a vps (Centos 7.2 64bit/CPanel/5GB Dedi Ram & 2GB Boost/CPU i7 2900-3.4ghz(4 Cores)/200GB Disk) with apache 2.4 and nginx 1.10.0, and I have set up wp multisite(subdomains) 4.5.2 with WP ...
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Postfix: Alias from multiple adresses to one

I've installed a postfix/dovecot combination on my VPS the last days and everything works fine. Now I want to add mail forwarding, so that mails with a specific suffix, like this: youtube-account@...
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High cpu usage by 'root' in Ubuntu VPS server [duplicate]

My server was working fine until last week. But I don't know how someone have changed by ssh root password. After that when I checked the CPU usage, it always 160-190% on executing 'top' command. Some ...
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What is a VPU (versus CPU)?

I know that VPU stands for Virtual Processing Unit (versus CPU), but what does that mean exactly? Is it just the new terminology for referring to processor resources in a virtual server versus a ...
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Any way to reduce bind9 memory footprint?

I am running my own Authoritative DNS on bind9 for like 5 of my domains with little traffic. I am running them on 2 separate VPS servers (so every Mb of memory costs me some $x2). Is there any way to ...
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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 iptables....
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How to login as root in vps from main server (Dedicated)

how to login as root in VPS from root main server without changing the existing root password? I have Dedicated server and use virtualizor OpenVZ for make it available for to build vps, but one of my ...
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Apply changes to autoscaling Google Cloud Instance?

Every time I make changes to my Instance Group's VM (i.e. Apache2 config) in Google Cloud, I'm currently creating a new snapshot, making it into a disk, then an image, into a new Instance Template, ...
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Cannot ssh after rebooting VPS [closed]

I reboot my VPS just now then when I logged in via ssh it says permission denied after inputting my password. I have an OVH linux VPS and I can log into it using KVM from the panel. I didn't set any ...
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http working, but www. does not

I have been hunting for an answer but I really cannot find anything on the subject most likely down to me searching the wrong things. I am fairly certain its something to do with the way I have setup ...
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Analyzing server performance [duplicate]

Analyzing server performance Hi we have recently finished work on one ecommerce site which is built on opencart 2.x and site has around 1k products. The site is currently running on VPS server. from ...
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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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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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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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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 ns1....
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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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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: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/difference-between-shared-vps-dedicated-...
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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 ...