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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php with apc+memcache+squid

I have a basic php installation. I want to install apc + memcached and squid to speed up the website. I have run into various resouorces regarding this, but one thing is not clear. Should php be in ...
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VPS Server getting offline - CentOS

I have a VPS CentOS Server hosted by GoDaddy. The database for my website is going down once everyday. I have two websites hosted on that server, a Wordpress and a Magento website. The connection to ...
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Consolidating static websites into subdomains

I am having trouble figuring out the logistics of efficiently consolidating a few of my old, static websites, into subdomains on my primary website. I have websites all using the Ghost Blog platform, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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VPS server restarting MOD_SECURITY?

My VPS server has been acting up lately, for example last weekend the PHP module Imagemagick simply stopped working and I had to do a PERC uninstall / reinstall. Today my server has been totally ...
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Using a VPS as an OpenVPN client

I am trying to tunnel the traffic coming from a VPS through a VPN but it doesn't seem to be working. The current .ovpn file that I am using seems to work just fine on my local machine, but when I ...
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Empty /var/log/btmp file - Doesn't fill when a bad login occurs

I'm on a VPS which runs Debian 7.0 64bits. And my problem is that all the SSH attempts of connection which failed doesn't appear on my /var/log/btmp file. So when I do : sudo lastb It (only) ...
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Telnet: Unable to connect to remove host: Connection refused (Postfix - Ubuntu 14.04 VPS)

I have installed postfix following this tutorial but when I try to telnet mail.mydomain.com 110 (995,993,143 or 25) it throws the following error: Telnet: Unable to connect to remove host: Connection ...
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Load for Xen units

I'm looking for a way to check load for Xen units on a xen Node run by Solusvm. I know OpenVZ can show container load in the solusvm panel. But if I go to load in svm for the Xen Node the load page is ...
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Got blocked by server after starting TCP nodejs sever. Why?

I recently installed node on my VPS, and tried to complete a tutorial. I saved this code into server.js and hit node server.js in putty. I got instant "ban" from my VPS, I can't access it, however on ...
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Process separation on an OpenBSD server

I fear this may be a somewhat open-ended question that gets closed: Apologies in advance, but I'll give it a shot! I'm considering operating an OpenBSD VM with a number of services running on the ...
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Access db with dynamic IP using windows Application C#

I want to connect a Desktop Application (C#) with a website which is hosted on BLUEHOST Server (Shared Hosting). I have to add an IP on server to allow for remotely access to mysql database. But the ...
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Redirect with apache subdomain from oher hosting (?)

My requirement: access subdomain.example.com where example.com is a shared hosting, and subdomain is an app (schooltool) running on port 7080. I tried to configure virtualhost, but I can not set the ...
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Creating two set of child name server for two diff servers with same domain name

I have two servers, both having different ips. I am using my custom name server ns1.domain.com -> server 1 ip ns2.domain.com -> server 1 ip Now i had purchased a new vps having ip 43.XX.XX.XX, ...
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Lowering MySQL Full Text Word Length

Hello I just installed MySQL 5.6 on my vps and I realized numbers were not searching in full text searches. Then I came across this article ...
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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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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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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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getting www to appear in address bar for site hosted on vps

Hopeful I posted this on the right stackExchange. I have a site hosted on a VPS with Windows Server 2008 (not R2). When I type in www.example.com it takes me to my site but the address bar only ...
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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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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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Best way to uniquely identify a server in VPS environment?

We have two servers, live and fallback, both hosted in a VPS environment (Linode and MediaTemple, although this could change at any moment). I want them to have an identical set of shell scripts but ...
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Setting up mail forwarding on Debian 7

Does any one know of any good guides/tutorials on setting up mail on Debian 7 so the system can send emails but doesn't accept mail locally? I've played with Postfix a little but I don't really know ...
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Adding a custom SSH port to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through UFW

I am trying to configure a Ubuntu 12.04 based VPS and I have changed my ssh port from 22 to 803 and everything worked fine. After this I've installed UFW and now I can't login using SSH. Before I ...
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Can I back up my Xen-based VPS Remotely?

I have a Xen-based VPS instance of Ubuntu Server 12.04. I'd like to maintain my own offsite image of my install. The vendor does offer a variety of backup options for additional costs. I'm doing an ...
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Move single ip address accross network or virtual machines

I'm currently trying to set up a small development cluster inside our enterprise network. We have a system to provision "disposable" virtual machines and move them to any of our 12 servers if needed. ...
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VPS inaccessible after a few seconds of boot

I got a debian VPS last day and installed on it a few things (nodejs, nginx, redis) and as of last night it's mostly inaccessible by ping, after each reboot it works for a few seconds and then goes to ...
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Long connecting, wait and receive time for my Apache VPS. Can I reduce them?

I have an Apache VPS. When I'm testing my blog posts page loading times on Pindom tools, it shows long connecting (192ms), waiting (73ms), and receiving time (899ms). My some pages loading time goes ...
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Proxmox 3.0 installation on any VPS

I have an account on digitialocean.com I create a droplet debian wheezy. I installed proxmox 3.0 manually via command line. At the end of installation I restarted the server but again it uses default ...
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Can't establish connection between my VPS and itself

I have a VPS with two IP addresses: 74.117.158.92 and 74.117.159.204. If you ping them, you'll find they are both responding. I can also ping google.com etc. from either of them. But I cannot ping ...
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Error in mysql “max_allowed_packet” VPS godaddy

I am getting error "Serious session error detected. Please notify administrator, this problem is most probably caused by small value in max_allowed_packet MySQL setting. " This error generally ...
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Setting up VPN on a VPS

I want set up a VPN in my Xen VPS with one static IP. What I should set in /etc/pptpd.conf as localip and remoteip. I followed this tutorial: ...
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High Load Average, low CPU and Memory Usage and minimum wait time for IO Operation (5%)

I have a VPS with the OS centos 5.7, and it is behaving very weirdly. My VPS is located on a 2-core machine. For a 2-core machine, the load average I can see is very high, as evident when I use the ...
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Investigating a phishing complaint

UPDATE: Seems it was a fake email, so not really that urgent, but the questions are still valid. So I received an email about a VPS I host (I'm a VPS hosting company, this is a customer VPS) being ...
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MX DNS one IP two domains

I have two domains: 'example.com' and 'elpmaxe.org' and a server - 'server.example.com' At the moment the mail for 'example.com' is hosted elsewhere so I have set up postfix, dovecot etc to be able ...
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How to determine what is using all my server resources

I am having issues where my hosting account keep crashing due to running out of memory usage. I have a VPS Linux hosting account with 1Gb RAM. Recently whenever I make any changes to my site and ...
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Linux mail on VPS: suspicious process running under …

I am constantly receiving mail like so on my VPS: >N 1 root@server9987 Thu Jan 24 18:39 341/30060 "lfd on server9987: Suspicious process running under user apache" N 2 root@server9987 ...
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Maintaining name servers when redelegating the main domain

Just wanting to make sure I don't seriously bugger something up here, I'm 70% sure I'm doing the right thing. We have 2 hosting accounts, one is shared hosting, one is a VPS. We are just about ready ...
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Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 server does not run on browser

I am new to linux. I have set up my VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I have successfully installed Tomcat and successfully started it with /usr/share/apache-tomcat-7.0.34/bin/catalina.sh run. But ...
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how to find default gateway on virtuozzo VPS?

trying to install tinc on VPS but config need Subnet which is modem IP i think as they entered 10.0.0.1/32 on demo. but on my vps ping of either 10.0.0.1/32 or 192.168.1.1 don't replay. if i put ...
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RNDC: Connection Refused

Just got myself a new VPS, not the first I can assure you. Upon adding any DNS entry, I am prompted with this: WARNING: key file (/etc/rndc.key) exists, but using default configuration file ...
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multicast network based on bridges between two hardware servers

+------------------------+ Internet +----------------------+ | Server_1 | | | Server_2 | | VPS1 ---- br0 __ | (router) | __ VPS4| ...
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Munin graphs picking different data from munin-nodes

I am using Munin graphs with multiple VPSes at the moment and most of them are running Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS or greater. The issue is, im installing munin-node from the the default repo BUT some ...