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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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bad inodes in KVM guests

I ran a script to snapshot all logical volumes from KVM guests and backup. But /var/log/messages reported these errors: Jun 02 09:57:08 server lvm[24245]: Monitoring snapshot ...
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Tinyproxy to allow all incoming requests [closed]

I recently set up the Tinyproxy on a VPS server, I am trying to access it from a external IP, but it doesn't allow me, come up with HTTP/403 Error Code. I have already configured the tinyproxy.conf ...
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Remote Desktop Connection loses connect on websites | Hyper V installed

I use RDC to connect to my dedicated server that is running Hyper V for VPSs. On the main dedicated I will visit certain sites, ex. Microsoft site, Chrome site. Those are just some, RDC will freeze ...
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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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How to configure a VPS to be a standalone DNS server?

I have CentOS based VPS and i currently run a web based application on it. recently i bought a domain name and wanted to map this name to my vps. I thought that after buying the domain they take care ...
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Server taking too much time to first load [closed]

I have a VPS server with CentOS 6 purchased from MochaHost. It has WHM/cPanel installed and I have full root access. The websites that are on this server load very slowly but when I use pingdom tools ...
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OpenVPN doesn't start correctly

When I install Open VPN and try to start it, I get this: iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT) I have VPS in OVH. I don´t know if the problem can be tun/tap ppp. I also ...
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Secondary DNS on OVH VPS Hosting

I was given DNS's to use for my new VPS hosting: vpsXXXXX.vps.ovh.ca sdns1.ovh.net I understand that the first link is meant for me as a primary DNS connection, the IP address of the DNS matches ...
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DNS Configuration with VPS

I own a VPS at Go Daddy and have 4-5 website hosted on it. All Website Domain names are purchased from Go Daddy. So, whenever I buy a new domain and host a website on VPS. All I have to do is to point ...
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How to prevent brute force attacks on exim service through csf?

It's 3rd days that my VPS has too many brute force attacks on exim. Server features: CentOS 6 64-bit, CSF 7.03, DirectAdmin 1.43.3 I would like to stop these attacks. But I don't know what is the best ...
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Roundcube connection to storage server failed

I recently installed kloxo on a brand new VPS and set up mail servers and everything. i am using courier-imap on my VPS and i have verified it is running however i cannot for the life of me get into ...
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VPS without access to the Internet after reboot

There is a problem with my VPS. I had purged lots of programs using apt-get command and * wildcard among other things to remove many apps at the same time such as sendmail-*. After it the server ...
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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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Identify if windows server is dedicated or vps [duplicate]

I have offers for vps and dedicated hosting. The price for dedicated server is around $100/month which makes me think whether I am really getting a dedicated machine or just scammed to give me vps in ...
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Static App, How Many concurrent connections can my basic vsp handle? [duplicate]

So I have this simple web app. What it does is simply outputting a xml file 1-3kb in size, gzipped. My current vps is a basic one, with 2 gb of ram and 2x2ghz processor power. I use centOS and nginx. ...
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“Can't Connect to Server” from 2nd virtual host on VPS

I'm using Debian 7 Wheezy and Apache 2.2.22, and I'm setting up Virtual Hosts for a number of websites on my VPS. I've successfully configured the VirtualHost directives for one of the sites, but the ...
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Rails 4 Unicorn+Nginx on Ubuntu 13.04 VPS keeps crashing

I bought a years subscription at bluevm.com (found some coupon code, it was only about $15 for a whole year) to launch my first Rails Production server. I'm running Nginx with Unicorn and MySQL on ...
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VPS SSD hosting or normal RAID 10? [duplicate]

I have built a REST based API (using asp.net WebAPI) which returns RSS feeds to my mobile application. There are around 30,000 active users of my mobile application which access this RSS feed. As per ...
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Is it risky to disable SSH passwords? [closed]

This is a very basic question, do bear with me.. I'm setting up a VPS and it seems as though disabling SSH users from logging in with a password is recommended for security. If I authorize the SSH ...
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How to find out server model on a VPS [closed]

I have a rented a vps server and I would like to find out the brand and model of this server, for example: Dell Poweredge 2950 Thanks
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How to find out the virtualization type of an linux VPS?

Having access to an VPS, i need to know which type of virtualization it is running from the terminal. How can i know if it is OpenVZ, Xen, KVM, etc?
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Why can root see a dir but not a user?

I created a git repo on my vps through root and made it shared so a group of people have the ability to access it: # mkdir example.git # cd example.git # git init --bare --shared=group Initialized ...
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Vendor lock-in or administration risks (PaaS vs IaaS) [closed]

Choosing best way to host my ASP.NET application. Choosing between hosting on a Paas (e.g. Azure Web Roles) or IaaS (e.g. order a Windows VPS and administrate it myself). I'm developer but have no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7 specific user per vhost

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04 and Apache 2.2 for some time now using apache2-mpm-itk to be able to specify a user per virtual host. I've upgraded my VPS to Ubuntu 14.04 which comes with Apache ...
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Sharing disk space between two Ubuntu hosts [closed]

I have two Digital Ocean droplets (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VPS instances): Alice: 40GB disk / 38GB used Bob: 20GB disk / 2GB used Alice’s storage needs will continue to grow slowly but steadily. Rather ...
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Solr process gets killed immediately after starting

I just downloaded solr 4.8.0 from the apache website to my ubuntu 12.04, 64 Bit, 3GB ram VPS server and extracted it. Then I installed the openjdk-7-jre using this command: sudo apt-get install ...
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Setting Up DNS Correctly on a VPS w/ Subdomains

So, I'm working on migrating my website (Forums, home page, custom html scripts ect) from a Shared Host over to a VPS. I'm completely new with a VPS and spent a few days reading up and researching ...
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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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How to change cPanel URL? Example: mydomain.com/cpanel

I want to change my website's cPanel URL/path for security reasons. I have a VPS with shell root access, running centOS 6.5 64-bit. I want to change cPanel path for my website on the VPS to be ...
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Preventing Domain from using VPS IP Address and Display its content [closed]

how can i prevent user from displaying contents of my vps. Currenty, I have an Ubuntu-powered vps and I install wordpress blog on it which is intended for my domain1.com. I know its possible to use ...
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Leaving postfix 'mydomain' & 'hostname' empty in this scenario [closed]

I have a VPS server that only deals with email hosting. This server does not have any designated domain name pointing to it. Its only one VPS with one IP address. I am running CentOS 6.5 Minimal, ...
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Benefits to having a sole email VPS server

I have around 5 websites hosted in a VPS server, and for some reason I bought another VPS server recently just to host the emails for those 5 websites. I would like to know the pros and cons of having ...
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Does a tool like ansible make it possibly to get a secure server, without knowing a lot about security? [closed]

If I modified something like this into a server similar to the one described here with a minimal set of services (what you need for ssh, basically) would it be reasonably secure? sovereign: A set ...
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Setting myhostname and Mydomain in postfix for mutiple domains

I have 5 domain names currently pointing to my email server, which is running CentOS 6.5 with Postfix, Dovecot installed. Although I am now only able to receive emails but not send (for reasons I ...
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Handling emails in a separet email servers [closed]

This is a problem about maintaining an all-email VPS server. First, I have two VPS hosts right now, both running CentOS 6.5, 32bit system. one for web hosting and other for email only. The reason ...
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Wordpress on VPS keeps crashing because of daily visitors growth

I run small local news Wordpress blog on CentOS 6 64bit VPS 4GB RAM. Recently, website experienced daily visitors growth from 5K to 10K-15K. Site started crashing with 504 Gateway Timeout. Error log ...
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domain does not have ping in CentOS VPS [closed]

I have a VPS with CentOS 6.x, DirectAdmin control panel, and CSF. There are about 40 domains on it, but one of them did not load since yesterday (itgates.ir). When I ping this domain, is there not any ...
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CentOS VPS : how to enable PermitRootLogin

While logged-in in to "root" via ssh I disabled PermitRootLogin setting in /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. It was advised to do so in the Cpanel's security adviser. Now I want to re-enable it for short ...
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Rsync from a local laptop to a VPS with correct ownerships

So I have this workflow which works but is clumsy" RSYNC to ultrapress.co rsync -azP --delete /Users/rocketadmin/Sites/vagrant-local/www/wordpress-default/wp-content/themes ...
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How do I send a different subdomain to a different IP, if two IPs are on the same VPS?

I have a VPS with three IPs. They're all on completely unrelated IPs (one is 23.226.xxx.x, another is 107.161.xx.xx, a third is 167.88.xxx.xx). If I go to beta.mydomain.com (for example, that won't ...
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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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Exim, VPS and another e-mail server - can't send e-mails

Well, after a long time I found the problem. For some reason, using "www" as the hostname was causing the issue. Using "web" as hostname and re-running Exim config via dpkg-reconfigure fixed the ...
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How can I migrate a VPS from one provider to another while keeping configurations? Can I just use `rsync / destination:/`?

How can I migrate from one VPS to another, while keeping the configurations? I saw this question Best way to migrate data between two linux VPS But that was only to migrate the data. I have set up ...
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Non-heap memory leak JVM

I have a glassfish v4.0 set up on Ubuntu server running on oracle java virtual machine and jvm process resident memory size (got via "top" command) grows up until jvm doesnt have memory to create new ...
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Share a single uploads folder between 2 users through a Symlink or similar

One of the VPS's we're running contains 2 accounts that both share a database and SHOULD share an uploads folder. Both accounts are directadmin generated web accounts on a Centos 6 server. The second ...
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Debian - OpenVPN connects but no internet - Forgots iptables

I have Debian 7.2 VPS server which I use as Nginx/MySQL/PHP/Mail host and VPN for private use. For VPN I installed OpenVPN. After installation I was able to connect to VPN, but there was no internet ...
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mails doesn't fire from php script - some issue with vps configuration

I am unable to fire any email from the php scripts on my vps server. I went to check in the logs and found this: Mar 26 05:53:30 corporatepixels sendmail[23772]: STARTTLS=client, ...
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NFS on Godaddy VPS

I'm having big trouble trying to setup nfs sharing folder between 2 VPS I have on GoDaddy, Tried to follow lots of step-by-step guides to do this, but I can't start NFS service, I get this error when ...
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Emails in a VPS solution [closed]

A little of my own background, I'm a webdeveloper and used to the likes of shared hosting, at my new job I have become accustomed to working with our own servers (running CentOS) and the Linux ...
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G-WAN 4.3.14 maxes CPU on VPS even when idle

Testing gwan_linux32-bit (4.3.14) on a Digital Ocean VPS instance results in the CPU being maxed even when there are no http requests. The VPS instance has 1 core and 512 MB, running 32 bit CentOS ...