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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When should I consider a dedicated server instead of cloud VPS?

Currently I have a web app running where I have 9 VPS servers connected to a Load Balancer. As my web app has been getting traffic, I've been purchasing new VPSs to handle the load. Managing so many ...
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Elasticsearch throws Could not reserve enough space for object heap

It seems that Elasticsearch stops working this morning. When i launch : sudo service elasticsearch start, it says : Starting ElasticSearch Server Done But when i check the status, it gives me : ...
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Ports blocked on ubuntu 13.10 vps

I have been searching all over for an answer, i got a cheap vps server running ubuntu 13.10 and installed webmin which should allow me to go to serverip:10000 But i can't connect to it and ...
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Elasticsearch stops working suddenly

I have deployed Elasticsearch on a development ubunto VPS. We use that VPS only to host Api for mobile apps. Everything worked good till today, elasticsearch stops working. I tried to restart it, it ...
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Too many httpd processes on my Cpanel VPS [closed]

For months my VPS has been doing fine. But since last week I saw Mysql server stopped two times and I was told that it was some load issue. I don't want to upgrade due to budget issue. Yesterday when ...
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Website down. Apache seems to be working, sort of… Doesn't even display it works page, just a Index of/

http://imgur.com/Sl3i5JF I am running an apache web server on a Ramnode vps (ubuntu) and it was running fine till this morning. I go to visit my site now and nothing is up. I directly type the ip ...
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I can't log into my VPS. Email server up, SSH down, HTTP down

I can't log into my VPS. SSH gives the following error. All the web servers are down. They connect, but do not serve content. However, the email server is still working. The server responds to ping as ...
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How to configure a FQDN the right way for my multisite VPS? [closed]

I have a new VPS with 1 site. Very soon there will be a lot of sites here. First problem from today: I noticed that emails that database backups that are being sent to my email are marked as spam. ...
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Best Apache2 + MySQL config for VPS Server [closed]

I've bought a VPS Server with 1v core and 1GB ram, but yesterday I tried to host a website using Apache2 + MySQL... Everything went wrong! I had around 400 unique vists and the server was dying, full ...
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Nginx + php-fpm - Each php-fpm process 70-100% cpu when running

I have a situation in which the following is taking place: We are on linode with 8-core, 8gb of ram , 2.6 ghz - using nginx + php-fpm - we are getting extremely high graphs of cpu usage (which we ...
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How to setup multiple VPS or virtual machines on a VPS hosting account? [closed]

Let's say you have a Linux VPS hosting account and you wanted to add several VPS's inside that VPS or virtual machines, how can you do this? A scenario could be that I wanted to install an IIS server ...
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Can I check 'mailq' with vzctl from node?

Can I check 'mailq' with vzctl from node? I need to find out if VPS owner from one node sends SPAM messages. Any other way to check if VPS client sends SPAM ?
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Masking CNAME/A Record Requirements from Clients

I'm reselling hosting services to non-technical clients. With regards to associating domains/IPs, the host I'm reselling requires that once a VPS is deployed i then go to the domain's registrar and ...
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Is a VPN right for restricting server access?

I would like to set up a Few QA servers for a web application, under the app domain, however I would not like these servers to be accessible to just everyone from the Internet. Ideally, the QA team ...
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How to set up reverse DNS on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

As far as I can remember when setting up my VPS and mail server on it, I had configured the mail server correctly. However, a few of my clients get SMTP errors, host mx1.zonnet.nl[62.58.50.9] ...
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Dropbox crashing CENTOS server

I have a CENTOS 6.3 Rackspace VPS, running the latest version of dropbox and using the dropbox.py command like tools. It is a webserver running WHM/cPanel My problem is that my sever is only 512MB, ...
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ERROR: PleskFatalException: Unable to connect to database: mysql_connect(): Connection refused (auth.php:142)

Today when I'm trying access to my VPS the plesk give me this error message ERROR: PleskFatalException: Unable to connect to database: mysql_connect(): Connection refused (auth.php:142) The message ...
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Why WHM, New Relic and SSH memory usage statistics different?

I have a Cent OS 6.4 Apache Nginx VPS. I have WHM cpanel. How do I check past 24 hours or 48 hours this server RAM usage? I use new relic server monitor web application. It reported that, this VPS ...
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How to allow remote connection to MySQL only for specific accounts in CentOS VPS?

I have a CentOS VPS. Port #3306 for MySQL is open for all customers, and they can connect to their databases remotely. As this can be a cause of security issues, I would like to stop all remote ...
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Godaddy fails to properly configure NTP on their node server hosting my VPS

I have a few VPS servers with Godaddy and with every new server I contracted I had to ask them to set up NTP on the node hosting my container. They always did until now. It seems like their ...
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Redirect all VPS traffic to another VPS

is there any way to redirect all traffic from one VPS to another one? Example, domain is parked with IP 1.1.1.1 but website, smtp, game server, teamspeak server is hosted on 8.8.8.8.. (Ofcourse I ...
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Apache - resources randomly hang (resulting in slow page loads)

HTTP requests of resources randomly - about between 1-5% of the time (per resource, not per page loads) - take extremely long to be delivered to the browser (~20 seconds), not uncommonly hanging ...
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How to sizing ram and number of cpu for a VPS? [duplicate]

I need to choose a VPS for a Wordpress website. The front page makes about 100 sql request, there's about 200 visitors simultaneously, 10000 to 20000 visitors a day, and about 15000 posts (imported ...
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VPS server ping ok, but don't respond

First time here. I'm (was) using a virtual server with Kloxo, 2GB RAM, 2vCPUs, Centos 6.x 64bits. After 3 days working fine, it doesn't respond anymore, only ping works. The only change I did lately ...
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What exactly is controlling single HTTP requests speed? [closed]

As you may know using multiple HTTP threads when downloading a file from a server can significantly increase your download speeds if not max it out. What is control of determine the throughput of ...
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My Ubuntu VPS is not using available swap, even if OOM. What to do?

I recently added 1 GB of swap to my Ubuntu virtual private server to prevent MySQL crashes on RAM overloading. I followed this tutorial. I use htop to monitor resources. When I use loadimpact to test ...
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Nginx ignores HTTP Authentication for WordPress login directory

I am running WordPress in a subfolder of my domain for testing and development purposes on a VPS LEMP-stack. In order to password-protect the wp-login.php with an etxra layer, I used HTTP ...
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How to check last FTP logins using SSH?

I've just bought a new VPS (its operating system is CentOS). As this is my first experience with VPS, I don't know everything about managing and ... One of my customers told me his website is not ...
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Varnish Won't Start - “invalid number Cache”

I wondered if anybody knew what would be causing Varnish to not start? The command and output is printed below. All I've done is download the latest version, set it up using yum, then edit a port ...
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How to check if I can spam email with my VPS [closed]

Last time, I did have a problem with my VPS regarding being used as a spam mail server. Now I just did the backup and how can I test that I can use my server to spam or not ?
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Setting Up a Load Balancer on VPS with Replication

I'm looking for some expert advice on how to go about setting up a load balancer across a VPS, configuring two other VPS for PHP/MySQL replication and then linking them together. I've looked into ...
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uk vps server route to thailand? [closed]

I'm just a Javascript developer using node.js... My host has got me a vps sever in england. I have had someone test my site loading in england and it is lightning fast. I've also had someone test in ...
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ERROR! Server quit without updating PDI file

My hosting provider migrated my vps instance and after the migration I encountered this error. I check the error (/var/lib/mysql/*.err) file and I got this: 140113 11:01:57 mysqld_safe Starting ...
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tmpfs is getting unmounted somehow

I have reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 onto my OpenVZ VPS. I downloaded the teamspeak server and installed it via the instructions here. I added the line to /etc/fstab: tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults ...
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Server not responding to http or ping but ssh works

I can access to a VPS through ssh. That VPS has httpd installed on it and running to listen onto port 80. However I can't ping that VPS nor access to his apache but I can log in with ssh. This is ...
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DNS propagation: A record and IP change on domain panel and VPS?

I'm moving my website from a VPS to a dedicated server. In my Domain administrative panel there is a DNS zone where i've changed the A record from the previous IP address to the dedicated server's ...
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vps: smtp working on server client (roundcube) but cannot be configured on desktop client

I've bought a VPS and installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I'm using Zpanel for my Control panel and everything seems to be configured well. I can even send and receive mails on my server itself, via the ...
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Checking Dedicated server resource usage from its VPS

I'm using a VPS from a hosting provider. My VPS has 6 cores. In the past few weeks, i usually used upto about 4-6 cores at any time point. My web pages used to load very fast (about 2-4 seconds). But ...
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Unable to upgrade to PHP 5.4 on my VPS

I'm able to see in phpinfo.php that I've PHP5.4 installed for use. Now, I'm trying to install symfony2 via composer. When I begin installing composer, it gives me an error stating that php5.3 is ...
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PuTTY “Server unexpectedly closed network connection” error before login - CentOS 6.3 VPS

I can't seem to login to my CentOS 6.3 Server VPS, neither PuTTY nor the SerFISH Web SSH service seem to work. It started after I tried to login using X11 forwarding in PuTTY. Now even with every ...
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How to detect ethernet uplink speed on CentOS 6 OpenVZ VPS

I recently purchased a VPS which was advertised as a 100Mbps uplink but the promotion promised a free upgrade to a 1Gbps uplink. I'm trying to find out if I received the upgrade with various methods ...
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php5-fpm maxes out all cores (nginx+php5fpm+wordpress)

We have a 16 gig linode running with 8 cpu cores and I'm trying to debug an issue that when I try a load test that the server starts to freak out around 250 requests a second on a pretty basic ...
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Crontab is Not Running Crons [duplicate]

I have crontab setup on my CentOS VPS and it is not running... Here's the cron file: * * * * * php -f /var/zpanel/hostdata/zadmin/public_html/pingrglobe_com/crons/1min.php * * * * * php -f ...
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How to remove an old domain name and add a new domain name on a server? [closed]

I have a VPS with the domain name sample.net. We want to change it to sample.com. It's a live server. I have purchased the sample.com domain. I have VPS CPANEL, so what is the best process/option ...
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how should I change my production environment (VPS) when using vagrant

I currently have a debian VPS hosted in a "traditional" ISP and a php application running on it. Then I have a couple of virtualbox vms running on my workstation for testing and I rely on a mix of deb ...
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Anyone knows how to install davfs2 on a free (vps.me) vps server? [closed]

Our security regulations requires me to save logs outside the vps server. I need to install davfs2. The following procedure works on my laptop but not at an Ubuntu 13.04 server from vps.me :~# ...
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Is there a right way to use one VPS backup file to build a clone VPS with it?

I tried many times to restore a tar ball from a different server to a fresh installed VPS with the same Linux Debian version (exactly the same) but every time when I restore the tar ball on a ...
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Is it really possible for hosting provider to know what you are hosting if you don't serve direct IP? [closed]

You can always configure Apache or Nginx to stop responding to request if it is accessed through direct IP, and only serve request targeted to your own domain name. In this way, do hosting provider ...
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VPS exploited for Bitcoin Mining. How to identify the flaw?

An ubuntu VPS I run to host a few basic websites seems to have had apache hacked for bitcoin mining. In my apache error.log I see the following. [Sun Dec 15 06:27:58 2013] [notice] Apache/2.2.22 ...
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Tweak Nginx and PHP-FPM for memroy usage

I switched to nginx to help me with less memory on VPS and High and speedy performance at the same time. But Now I have a problem of memory usage? Even If I add more memory to my VPS at the end of a ...