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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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 multi-...
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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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VPS Upload speeds < 1 mbps

I have a Centos server running in eastern canada. When I use speedtest.net and connect to a server up there, I get around 30 down. If I use speedtest-cli and connect to a server down here I get ...
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How to prevent compression of images served via HTTP

I have an already optimized JPEG image in my server 32.07 kB (and in my local computer), 800px * 534px, if I request it via browser, it keeps the same width * height, but its size gets smaller 17,97 ...
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wget giving Segmentation fault

I recently did apt-get update followed by apt-get upgrade on my Debian VPS server. Suddenly (at least) wget stopped working with error Segmentation fault. It's not even trying to do something. So ...
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Freebsd 10 install with non standard gateway route

Some service providers offer dedicated/vps nodes with non standard gateways (ie not in the same subnet). For instance : ip add 10.0.1.1/32 with gateway 56.0.1.1 For this purpose some manual steps ...
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DKIM - DomainKey Identified Mail public key longer than 512 character [closed]

I've generated private key and public key using following commands. openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key openssl rsa -in server.key -out server.key.insecure mv server.key server.key.secure mv server....
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Easy way to send local configuration to server

Pretend I have setup a server hosting for a website locally (on my Linux laptop), it all works perfectly. It has all of the files for the website, firewall has been setup, apache install etc... For ...
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same page, different load time on different server

I am completely new to server admin. I have built a large site (for one person to code) and have to do things myself. I have a site on a shared server and another on a managed VPS. The VPS server ...
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Fails to create a Cloud66 stack

I'm using Cloud66 and trying to set up a stack from my git repository. Cloud66 however returns the error: Analysis error: The space character ‘ ’ is not allowed in your database username or password ...
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OpenVPN and DNSLeakTest

I've recently setup an OpenVPN instance on my VPS using the open GitHub code: OpenVPN Install After that, I came across DNSLeakTest which enables you to figure out if your vpn is leaking your real ...
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Can't enable TUN/TAP on VPS [duplicate]

I'm desperately looking for a way to enable TUN/TAP on a VPS in order to use an OpenVPN client. The VPS is based on Parallels Virtuozzo. I've been reading a ton of tutorials and forum topics, and here ...
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Checking if my hostname is correct (ovh vps + centos7)

I recently purchased a VPS from OVH with Centos 7 preinstalled. I want to make sure my hostname is correctly set. According to some tutorials: hostname returns the hostname hostname -f returns the ...
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best configuration for database server [duplicate]

Okay I have a VPS (DO 512 MB) and AWS RDS free tier . I wanna get the maximum performance , please help me cause I'm a little confused . I run a nginx server on the VPS and it can handle 1K traffic/...
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Flask Deployment - Security/clone

I've recently deployed a flask app with Gunicorn to a VPS. Within 4 days of deploying I found an exact copy of my flask app in France - assuming by the French domain. A few days later I had a worker ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Cloning/copying an entire disk image?

Without going into too much detail, a certain popular VPS provider has been hacked and ddos'd. The hack is the final straw but I am stuck on how to migrate and restore an entire image. I'm currently ...
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Get the most out of VPS and AWS [duplicate]

I have a static website running on shared hosting and doing good (not slow) And having a bandwidth of about 3Gb / month and I'm adding 2 other dynamic website with database and php scripting(I assume ...
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Apache 2.4 reload fails

My Apache won't reload after doing some changes, in this case after adding a new VHOST via Webmin. It's not the first time it happens, last time I resolved reinstalling Apache, indeed not a ...
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Remote Desktop black screen

Today, when I went to remote to my VPS (with Windows 2012 r2), remote desktop shows me black screen and closed after some seconds. I've tested remote from other client (with different OS) but again ...
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Dealing with server overload bursts? [closed]

On my website, VPS server with 2 GB RAM, I host a repository which users can download some small package (about 2 MB) to their machines. Problem is, over time, this repo got highly popular - tens of ...
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On a default Linode instance, can I check email remotely?

Please allow me to ask a stupid question but I have a Linode instance that I use for web hosting. I use Google apps for email so I didn't install anything other than what came with my Ubuntu install ...
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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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Diagnosing unexpected downtime in a VPS setting

I currently operate a Debian VPS with Linode to host a website. Yesterday, the entire VPS became unresponsive for about 40 minutes. Checking the graphs that Linode provides I see that the entire ...
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Install SSL on VPS Google App Engine for https

I have VPS Ubuntu 14 Server My GAE application on pyton. My Python application is using HTTP on Google App Engine. I have an SSL certificate for my domain, and I'd like my Google App Engine ...
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Preventing VPS server crash for inodes and memory limit [closed]

I'm new in VPS and very low knowledge on linux. I was using a Shared hosting from 3 years where I had almost 100 Joomla websites, with 16GB disk space used and 18GB monthly transfer. On the shared ...
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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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configure burst ram for openvz container

Can somebody help me out as to how can we set the burst ram for OpenVZ container using proxmox API. I tried using the following command but with no success: pvesh set /nodes/pve/openvz/{vmid}/config/ ...
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Can't install packages through apt after update to Jessie

Following instructions to migrate from Wheezy to Jessie, I updated my sources, apt-get update;apt-get upgrade;apt-get dist-upgrade (not all at once, but enough to check that everything was fine), and ...
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Need to determine why my VPS rebooted - every few days, a sudden spike

Can anyone give some advice as to why my LAMP VPS server (running centos) reboots every few days? Well I know why - it's because the CPU and load suddenly spikes, but what causes the spike and what ...
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How to listen selected port when vps is not available via port 80?

There is this situation: Two vps running behind a single public ip address (using one router). Let's say vps 1 is: 120.1.2.3:80 (default pot), And vps 2 is: 120.1.2.3:81 (non default port to ...
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Setup PPTP VPN on linux for Mac OSX Usage

I have setup a PPTP VPN on my VPS with this script. With chap-secrets: "lunik pptpd XXXX *" But I can't connect it from my mac. I need help please :)
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Why is my homepage getting this error? [closed]

As a DreamHost refugee (Dreamhost said "Change is good" en route to announcing that it's confiscating root privilege for its VPS customers—their "I really want root on my virtual server" was ...
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Debian server reboots after every login

I have a Debian Wheezy vps on the cloud. Today I tried to login using the VNC console provided by my vps service provider but everytime I login the server automatically reboots after 5 seconds! Has ...
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Why does `df` indicate no available space when used is much less than total size, on my VPS? [duplicate]

My VPS display this with df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/simfs 100G 46G 0 100% / Does anyone have a idea to fix this ?
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Why is my bare-metal 16x 2.93GHz cores computer performing poorer than a VPS with 4x 2.5GHz cores?

I have a written a piece of multi-threaded software that does a bunch of simulations a day. This is a very CPU-intensive task, and I have been running this program on cloud services, usually on ...
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radtest no response from outside localhost

I have set up freeradius in a Microsoft Azure VM. When I radtest from 127.0.0.1, it sends Access-Accept. But when I run radtest from another computer, freeradius doesn't respond. I am running ...
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VM inbound traffic only works with outbound traffic at same time

I've recently configured a VM on a low-end rental VPS service to try to improve load times for a web site I'm running. (The web site makes use of high-reliability technologies that require full access ...
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Massive DDoS hitting my VPS, no idea what to do [duplicate]

for the past few days there has been a massive amount of connections hitting my VPS. I am not sure whether my VPS is actually being attacked or just being used for DDoSing someone else's server. ...
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VPS freeze every few days

I have a recurring problem with one of my applications/servers i'm responsible for. I basically had one VPS with all the stack needed to run my application (nginx + postgresql + ruby + ruby on rails + ...
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How can I trace the cause of php-fpm terminating?

I have VPS (4 core, 6GB) running centos, nginx and php-fpm, with very little traffic (I have never published the url). Every few weeks (at different times), php-fpm terminates with only the following ...
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nginx redirect ip to domain name

I am trying to deploy a website with nginx and gunicorn. Nginx is serving static files and acting as a proxy to gunicorn. Here is the content of my /etc/nginx/sites-available/herbop file server { ...
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Sending mail from vps that receives forwarder trafic from another provider

Currently, I utilize two hosting providers: one has shared hosting and here I registered domains, another has one vps server. I redirect requests to my.site.com from shared server to vps using record ...
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Choosing a server for hosting a web API [duplicate]

I'm not fully sure it is appropriate to ask here - apologies if it is not. I want to set up a webservice (REST API) using PHP on top of Ubuntu. I looked over what the hosting company I'm already ...
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MYSQL DB not starting

I have VPS where I run apache and mysql and since yesterday I can't launch the mysql server anymore: sudo service mysql start start: Job failed to start output of error.log at /var/log/mysql/error....
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softhether VPN server: PPP server not responding

I've created a Softether VPN server on a VPS. Connecting works great (over L2TP) but when I lock my iPhone (and wifi/4G gets disconnected) it sometimes doesn't reconnect. I then get this error message ...