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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Optimal process for finding the root of high load [closed]

I have a VPS (WHM/cPanel) where i keep our clients projects. Some of these projects are well known frameworks and some of them are custom PHP/MySQL codes. At certain times i am noticing high loading ...
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How to have a Open VZ VPS running a PPTP VPN, run without having PUTTY open?

I just set up a VPN on my VPS server. It works great, except that once I close PUTTY, the VPN is shut down. I tried to use screen, but I don't know how to get that working with the VPN. What can I do ...
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Setting up a VPS DNS properly

My VPS provider is digitalocean and I'm using namecheap for domains. I did the setup following numerous tutorials but I'm not sure if I configured it properly, everything works properly as far as I ...
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How to understand details of CPU usage

I have a VPS server. At the CPU usage chart I see long periods of 50% CPU usage that are not related to chart of visitors of my site: http://c2n.me/iRJplq. I checked top and most of the time fastcgi ...
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Website not coming up only for airtel broadband [closed]

We are into a strange issue. We recently launched our website. Domain name is registered with GoDaddy & is hosted on GoDaddy VPS. Website is live & comes up properly everywhere other that ...
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Sites not accessible after running permission fix, possible DNS error?

I have a problem with my current VPS server running CentOS 6 and is managed with WHM and cPanel. All my websites were being created from WHM and are located in the /home directory (ownership: ...
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host SSL version of website in another server [closed]

I have a website that hosted in a shared hosting. I bought a ssl cert but shared hosting do not install ssl from other providers. I also have a VPS. is it possible to host SSL version of my website ...
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Ways to share files between 6 VMs

I own 6 Virtual Machines that need to access each other's files. The way I've been doing it now is by making a symlink of each file that needs to be shared in the web directory and using POST and PHP ...
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How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails?

How to monitor and get notify which VPS within one node is sending mass emails (spam) ? Actually I have several nodes with CentoS OS and KVM VPS clients, some of them are sending bulk emails and ...
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Two identical VPS hosts with different ways of handling file names

I have CentOS 6.5 32 bit, 512 RAM, running Nginx, PHP-FPM, Mysql on two hosts. One for local dev, running inside a VirtualBox 4.3.12 and the other running online with digital ocean. Both of these ...
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HIGH CPU usage by PHP on a VPS Magento Server

My server running magento is 4gb ram and 4 core cpu. But still i am struggling with the high CPU usage. I only have 10 visitors at any given point of time. I am not sure if the PHP has to take this ...
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My Vps is too Fragile

I am using digitalocean $5 plan. 1 cpu , 512mb ram , mysql + apache , nginx + centos 6.5 + cpanel installed. 2 wordpress site on that. But if I reload page of one of my sites, cpu usage increasing ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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Traffic increase causes VPS to crash due to RAM utilisation

I have a VPS which runs multiple Opencart sites and for the most part performs the task very well. Spec: CPU GenuineIntel, Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2665 0 @ 2.40GHz Version Parallels Plesk Panel ...
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Multiple apps on one server with subdomains [closed]

I'd like my VPS to host multiple applications. For instance mydomain.com (Python Django App) git.mydomain.com (Gitlab) blog.mydomain.com (Wordpress) How can it be achieved to run all these on one ...
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How to get rid of network broadcasting of port 17500

I get the following in my VPS logs Aug 11 11:29:22 sv1254 kernel: Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f6:f3:49:7e:0a:54:08:00 SRC=178.162.203.19 DST=255.255.255.255 LEN=131 ...
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Determine if IPs are backed by VPS

Is there any way to determine if IPs are backed by actual VPSes? For example, a VPS host receives a /22 block of IPs. He puts them on his server and requests more, but you want to verify that each IP ...
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Backup without the help of softwares [closed]

I am quite new to VPS, although I have become comfortable setting up Nginx, PHP-FPM, MySql, git and other tools in CentOs, plus do some basic security and A Lot! optimization drills, all through shell ...
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What does crash (50+08:39) part mean?

When I issue last | grep root in terminal to check login histories to my server, from among various lines, I also get the following. root pts/0 IP address Mon Jun 16 15:03 - crash ...
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Centos services cannot bind on localhost but find on * or specific ip address

I've got a VPS with Centos 6.4 installed. I used to have a VPS at Digital Ocean that when I start PostgreSQL or Monit that bind to localhost, they all work fine. But on the new VPS, when I have ...
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How can I host Ruby and PHP applications on the same server? [closed]

I have a ruby application that I run on a VPS at DigitalOcean. I also have some PHP applications that I use regularly running on a different VPS at Linode. When I deploy the ruby application and start ...
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Partitioning a 2 TB GoDaddy Server with 16 gigs of ram into 3 virtual private servers [closed]

I am interesting in partitioning a two terabyte Godaddy server that currently has centos 6.5 running on it. Currently paying $200 a month for this server but only use at most a 10th of its capacity. A ...
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All the sites went down and when I restart Nginx they worked. Saw a worker process crash in the logs

suddenly all the sites in this VPS stopped responding. The server is up and the memory usage is normal. But saw this in the Nginx error log : 2014/07/20 07:10:24 [alert] 13671#0: worker process 15020 ...
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Socks proxies over SSH show same IP

I have recently been setting up proxies via SSH on my VPS and when I connect the non main IP via a browser and look at my IP, it shows up as the main IP, is there any way i can fix this? For example, ...
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PHP-FPM showing 34 worker process despite adjusting configuration

I recently asked this question and I got an answer about how I should limit php-fpm from running 34 worker process, considering that I get on average 20 visits for one light website. So, I ...
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How to change the VPS without loosing incoming emails in the meantime?

I have to change my VPS provider and so I have to transfer all my files to a new provider. The problem is that it may cause a downtime of up to 24 hours. In the meantime it's very likely that my ...
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Swap memory exhausting server even site has small visitors

I have CentOs 6.5 running on a 32bit VPS host. It is running only php-fpm, nginx, and mysql. I have a site that gets on average 20 visitors per day, but I am recently getting this message from my ...
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Server shuts down during apt upgrades (specifically libdbus)

I woke up this morning to find my VPS down. I brought it back, couldnt find any reason for it being down (nothing in the syslog, etc) so figured it was my crappy provider. I ran apt-get upgrade and it ...
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How do I install CoreOS on Linode? [closed]

I'm trying to install CoreOS on my linode server, I followed the guide for installing custom linux distributions here: ...
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Confused with hosting types [closed]

Hey guys am going to buy a linux vps server.But i have some doubts regarding about this. I know cloud server and vps server are very different from each other ..i have heard digital ocean provides ...
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VPS versus Cloud [closed]

Could a cloud enable me to copy/paste a VPS from one physical server to another? I run a few VPS machines and am curious to know if a cloud would benefit me. What would be really cool is if a cloud ...
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apache error logs issue

I have a vps server but the vps provider stop managed service. I having problem with logs file. Every thing seems was alright, but after few month auto logs deletion does not working. Every minute the ...
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IPTABLES won't keep changes on restart [duplicate]

I have a hostgator VPS that has a CENT OS. When I stop the VPS and start it again, the changes I've made to the IPTABLES won't save I've tried to save the IPTABLES and to no avail. Every time I ...
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Most users can access my site but many others cant [closed]

this problem is driving me crazy. In the latest days, some of my users report they cant access my site. They get a server not found error page. However, many others including myself can access it ...
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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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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 ...