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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Port number required after url name?

I have followed along a digital ocean tutorial to deploy my node.js app onto VPS. Everything is working, but instead of reaching the app from myDomain.com, it's only available through ...
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Is it normal for a VPS provider to claim DoS attacks often? [closed]

I have been using a well-known VPS service for over an year. Everything is good except one thing that once in a while, there will be some DoS attack. And when it happens, my server becomes ...
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Windows Azure: Open all ports to external world

I have tried all options from google. But it seems i'm missing something... I'm trying to open at least one port... But it just doesn't open it. iptables is empty, server is default python -m ...
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Backing up remote Ubuntu VPS via rsync — is it possible and reasonable? Any alternatives?

I have a VPS on Digitalocean. They do provide 2 ways of backup (snapshots and "regular backups"), but neither of them can be downloaded from them. My goal is to find a reasonably universal way to ...
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installing lampp or installing separately for those components [duplicate]

Should I install lamp package or Should I install separately like apache2,mysql and php packages? What installing method is better for VPS server optimization, fast and safe to run website? ...
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VPS - Server goes randomly down with gap in all logs

We're running several (leased) dedicated servers at a provider in The Netherlands. Everything runs smoothly and most of our virtual servers have a high uptime (99,99%). Except for one server, which is ...
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Qemu qmp snaphot-drive

what is the correct method to use qemu qmp snapshot-drive ? Is there any other way to create snapshot of qcow2 based VPS without using virsh snapshot-create ? They seem to corrupt the filesystem on ...
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DNS not working in OVH VPS [closed]

Hello I tried to connect my domain fumesy.com with my VPS. I bought domain from namesilo. When I try to point it to the DNS I have (vps208704.ovh.net and sdns2.ovh.net) I receive a error: This is ...
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Mail send by server gets denied by mx.hotmail.com [duplicate]

I got an notice that some clients werent receiving their emails, all clients used hotmail accounts, while i looked into logs i got this part Sep 25 07:52:51 s22090 named[25045]: client ...
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nginx time to first byte

I running several project on one machine, below with all the info. on nginx config if PHP project use fastcgi cache, Node.js project use proxy_pass , and all project use gzip. I'm new to maintain ...
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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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GLUE Records inconsistences [duplicate]

I have configured a DNS server into a vultr VPS in order to be authoritive for my goddady domain example.com This is the current configuration of my DNS zone: ; DNS Servers @ IN ...
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SPF Not Being Recognized

I'm working on setting up a VPS on Vultr (Ubuntu 14.04). The hostname is setup on the server as host2.sethta.com. I've almost got everything setup how I want, but Google is rejecting emails from the ...
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High server load with no processes using CPU?

I'm new to managing servers, and I've run into something that's stumped me. I received a warning from my VPS provider informing me that my load usage was very high. I hadn't run into this problem ...
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Properly configuring DNS for email sending on multi-domain hosting VPS

Background I have a VPS, with one external IP hosting <10 domains (DOMAIN.TLD). Each domain receives and sends email. Each domain has associated DKIM / SPF / MX entries. The PTR record exists and ...
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Reverse DNS in bind 9 failed and VPS

My Ip address is 1.2.3.4 (single ip for mail and dns server) and my domain name is example.com, I use Centos 7 and bind 9 output of command: `host 1.2.3.4` is: `Host 4.3.2.1.in-addr.arpa. not ...
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Using IPs for websites also for their name servers [closed]

My new web hosting company (managed VPS) suggests I use the two IPs assigned to my websites as the name servers for those same sites. (One IP is dedicated to one site, the other IP will be shared ...
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PHP script fails causing 500 internal based error with almost no log information [closed]

I have a php web application and constantly throws the same error when i try to load its URL , the reason i posted here, is because i get closely to no errors from logs the only one i get in apache ...