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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Files served from Apache are slower than other methods

I have a vps with a 1Gb/s line, when running apps on the server I can get (be it not full) reasonable speeds, but when downloading files through apache from this server I never reach close to my line ...
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Does running a Control Panel on my server affect performance?

I'm thinking of getting a Dedicated Server from Leaseweb and noticed they offer a nice range of Control Panels to make life easier on the sys admin. I'm wondering, though, do these control panels ...
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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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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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System load average is extremely high

I own a website which is running on a VPS since last week. From monday until saturday, everything is going smoothly. The website has around 4.500 unique visitors a day, and the load average and ...
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How can I have two users working in one session on Windows 2008 R2 over RDP?

I'm looking for a way where two users can work off one VPS running Windows 2008 R2. The goal is to have all of the programs being shared, and viewed together - I guess like remote control. They need ...
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Filesystem access causes occasional slowdowns on Lenny vps with minimal load

I have a virtual server hosting multiple small sites in a LAMP environment. The system was originally a Debian 4, later dist-upgraded to Debian 5. It has 1GB dedicated and 1GB shared RAM and 20GB ...
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VPS overload problem

I am hosting my site with HOSGATOR LEVE 3 VPS,my site is based on drupal with static page cache enabled and has 60000 posts and only have 5000 PV/day ,however the vps CPU usage is often overload. Is ...
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VPS Ram Usage , the ram in use is Different to sum of memory used by processes

I start my virtual server from yesterday and move my sites to it. There is one problem which I can’t understand it. Task manager shows the Ram in use is 7.5 GB, it is very high for server status while ...
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Point subdomain to VPS

I would like to setup a subdomain on my VPS. I have read a tutorial(http://crm.vpscheap.net/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=10), but I think it isn't for subdomains. This section ...
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Apache server hangs after a few hours, needs restart

I have a VPS, with 2 GBytes of RAM on an Ubuntu 14 machine. After a while I decided to upgrade my packages in the machine, including installing the latest version of apache2 (2.4.7). However, after ...
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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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How to mount disk on centos 6.4 KVM server

I have Centos 6.4 on KVM server already up running with couple of sites, now i am almost run out with space so i decide buy from the server provider more gb in order to increase the HDD. I contact the ...
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How would I allow access to a VPS based MySQL database only from AWS East based IPs?

I have a MySQL database on my VPS that I only want to be accessible by my local IP (no problem in doing that) and an IroneWorker Ruby app, which may use any of these AWS East IPs. So far, the only ...
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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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504 bad gateway with Nginx

I have a J2EE application hosted on a linux VPS server. I use nginx as the web server and tomcat6 as the application server. At times, the website keeps waiting to load or sometimes even throws a 504 ...
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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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Nginx doesn't start

I try to start my Nginx and I get the below error after the below command: sudo /etc/init.d/nginx start Starting nginx: start-stop-daemon: unable to start /usr/local/nginx (Permission denied) My ...
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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 ...
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installing tomcat on a vps

I have just bought a Linux VPS and the current setup seems to be apache. The HTML files are stored on /var/www I want to install tomcat on this server. I don't understand where I should install ...
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IPSec VPN access to VPS

I would like to be able to be able to tunnel a local IP address (i.e 192.168.1.211) through my router that supports IPSec to a remote VPS (i.e. 106.187.34.207). Network map is here: ...
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How to fix RVM exhausting Virtual Memory on VPS?

I'm trying to install ruby via RVM on an Ubuntu VPS with only 512 MB memory. When running rvm install 1.9.3 I get the error: ERROR: Error running 'make ', please read ...
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Allow apache user to edit files

On my VPS, at the moment, I'm hosting multiple websites on different virtual hosts using apache2. The creation process of each new website is as following: adduser websitename su websitename mkdir ...
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EncFS and automated back-up

When using EncFS to encrypt a file on a VPS, will the file be stored encrypted or unencrypted in the automated back-ups taken by the host? (Assuming that the file is unlocked when the back-up is ...
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Active Directory Domain Services on remote VPS

I really need help with configuring Active Directory Domain Services on a remote VPS. Situation we have a remote Windows Server 2008R2 VPS and i just installed the Active Directory Domain Services ...
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Recommended VPN approach for SOHO

I need to implement a VPN solution in a SOHO environment. So far I know of several alternatives: -Hire a VPN provider -VPS with OpenVPN. -Run a dd-wrt OpenVPN enabled router. I'm searching for a ...
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Stopped httpd is starting alone

I'm using an Argentinian VPS at Dattatec. Well so far this days was working great. Suddenly, we started to have a lot of httpd processes, when there were not new / a lot of new customers coming to the ...
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Performance Problems Started - How to Debug (Ubuntu + Django/Python)

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 10.10, with a Django application running on top of it (MySQL database, Redis datastore, apache + mod_wsgi in daemon mode). Over the last few days, we've been experiencing ...
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VPS - Few Questions from Real Beginner

As I'm real beginner I decided to go with managed services as recommended in this question, I already have a VPS with cPanel/WHM. I'm planning to launch few startups - don't worry, I have funds for ...
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Copy files from a user account to another with PHP on VPS (Cpanel,WHM)

I need to create a script installer on a VPS with Cpanel api and WHM access (btw: hostgator), which will do the following: When user registers on my site - with my custom installer script), the script ...
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Xen server change from eth0 to eth1

I have a Xen server (solusvm slave) and the eth0 is broken. I switched it to eth1. The main IP now works, but the VPS IPs no longer work. How do I get them to work?
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Cloud VPS requirements

i'm planning to sign up for a VPS account to use for websites and SVN repos and similar. What i'm currently plans to host is: 2 Java Servlet webistes with low traffic (Tomcat/JBoss/GlassFish) ...
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Which one: Ubuntu 8.08, Fedora 8 or CentOS 5 for VPS hosting?

Which one of the following distributions are better for VPS hosting (with pro/cons): Ubuntu 8.04 Fedora 8 CentOS 5 I'm mostly looking for low resource usage (CPU & RAM) and easier management. ...
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how to install mpgtx from source code

i am new on linux server. i have mpgtx folder in my root, how can i install it ? in readme file it is written; ./configure && make when i type this i get permission denied error ? thanks ...
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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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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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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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MySQL CPU High Usage

I got a problem with CPU usage on my VPS, mysqld use 100% CPU and my site go down, i have a small package, 512MB Ram, wich 300 is free, and my site has 1000-1500 unique visitors, and 50.000 views / ...
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“-/+ buffers/cache memory” used is always 0KB

I have an OpenVZ VPS with Ubuntu server 14.04.2 and I can access to a SolusVM control panel. Recently, "memory usage" is always 0 KB, and only "vswap usage" shows real swap usage. if I run free -k i ...
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The requested URL /sot was not found on this server

I have a VPS (Centos 5) and want to use a file in address like this: www.domain.ir/socket.php but after entering the address I see this error: Not Found The requested URL /socket.php was not found ...