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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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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 ...
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Setting up a virtualized Windows server to host 2 - 3 users (running QuickBooks)…?

Apologies if this is a dumb/obvious question, but I've been surprised at how complicated what I'd hoped was a simple transition is turning out to be. Disclaimer: I'm a Mac/Linux guy so am not ...
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McAfee anti-virus for linux server? [duplicate]

We have a CentOS server for our web startup hosted on softlayer.com. Knowing how secure Linux is even without anti-virus programs: Do I still need to install McAfee as advertised in softlayer's site ...
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how much openvz burstable memory can be used

I want to buy a VPS having openvz virtualization. Now the applications that i m currently hosting( glassfish, mysql, mail) requires around 600~800 MB of RAM. Would I be able to run my applications ...
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Tracing system calls is slow on a KVM VPS?

I run a website on a KVM VPS and I noticed that processes appear to run extremely slowly when being traced. For example, I ran ls on my home directory, which contains 72 files and directories. With ...
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RAM increases when adding more sites to VPS

I have a vps running Ubuntu 12.04 with nginx,php,mysql & APC. I notice the ram increases each time I add a new site to the vps. Is this normal? cause I added 50 sites and it ended up using 1.5GB ...
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Why does SSH client and FileZilla turn unresponsive after a minute

Mine is Centos based VPS with Cpanel. When I connect to this server from my PC using SSH or open FileZilla to transfer files they both turn unresponsive after I leave them idle for a minute or so. ...
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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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Email not getting sent through the script on vps parallels

We have a web site hosted on the vps parallels server and we are trying to send mail to the email id which is hosted on godaddys email plan xyz@ourdomain.com , but we are unable to send mail through ...
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Switching hostnames on VPS - implications on existing sites?

Please excuse my ignorance, but I'm more on the design and build side of websites than the hosting and servers... Ok, so I have a VPS that was initially setup by my hosting company to house a ...
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Wordpress + postfix + unsolicited emails being sent even if the email account wasn't created [duplicate]

I run a blog on wordpress. Recently I received a abuse complaints from the server which when verified returned this: ============================================================ Received: from ...
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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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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 ...