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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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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Suhosin - Disable shell_exec default, allow from one directory

I have in php ini this function, which blocks shell_exec default. php.ini suhosin.executor.func.blacklist = shell_exec Its works well. When I want to allow shell_exec, so I use in httpd.conf ...
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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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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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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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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. ...