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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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 ...
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Making sure executable is always running?

I have a vps running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have an executable which always needs to be running. Even if I am not logged in. Say there is a problem and the server is restarted unexpectedly, I ...
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bash script to create user then create ssh keys

Please note I am a total linux newbie, please bare that in mind when answering this question as I have very limited knowledge of linux. OS: Debian Squeeze I am using ZSH and have created a function ...
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Creating an email address using a vps, but without cpanel

Scenario: I have a vps server without control panel. I have set up a domain 'example.com' with a virtual host on the vps I have set up a mailgun account and verified 'example.com' so that I can use ...
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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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openvz / centos 6 vps yum failing with error

Installed new openvz container with centos 6.4 64bit Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-431.el6 will be installed --> Processing ...
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How to configure sendmail to send emails from multiple domain names

I have two domain names(eg. aaa.com and bbb.com) hosted on one vps with sendmail. My problem is that when I register in aaa.com I get the email from bbb.com. Please tell me how to configure ...
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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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Finding IP address of an FTP account before DNS is updated

Ive gone through serverfault.com for various similar questions, but couldnt find the relevant one. I am at sixes and sevens with regards to server relate stuff. So my client have a vps and already ...
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Is possible for a vps service with own ip addresses to have ports restricted? [closed]

I am looking for a cheap vps service, and i found some, but the most appellative i found for what i need ("fileMedia") has a really bad translation on its page and there is something which is leaving ...
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Build a server, or rent a VPS? [closed]

Some friends and I are in the process of starting a company which hosts game servers, but we've run into a bit of a problem: we can't figure out how to host it. The highest-tier plans for VPSes we've ...
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Second IP for VPS on VmWare ESXI?

I bought a VPS Server run on vmware ESXI and this server just had one IP; Now I decided to ask from the reseller to give me another IP; He says in order to do that he have to remove my account and ...
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Transfer website from shared hosting to vps [closed]

I want to transfer my website (let's say www.mydomain.com), which is currently running on a shared hosting, to my VPS server, which I recently bought. I created a domain in the DirectAdmin of my VPS ...
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Unable to install Plesk 11 under Ubuntu 13.10

I just bought an VPS with Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to install Plesk 11, but it seems it refuses to install. The command: wget -O - http://autoinstall.plesk.com/one-click-installer | sh throws this ...
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Problems with IP Block Proxmox on OVH

I am using Proxmox. That should be clear by the title. I have developed a software program in vb.net that generates network configurations, and I just copy and paste to the correct files. I am using ...
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Virtualizing a Windows VPS

We have a Windows 2008 Server VPS which we have outgrown, and the host is no longer allowing upgrades to VPS resources. They used to offer a backup product for the VPS, but have discontinued it, along ...
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Is restarting a VPS used as a web server regularly good? [closed]

I have Debian 7 32bit on my VPS. It's a relatively low-end VPS: 50GB HHD, cached to an SSD 2.3GHz CPU 1Gbps connection 128mb RAM My first thought to this is yes, as a VPS is really a computer with ...
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Where to start a dedicated / VPS hosting small buisness [closed]

I hope I'm posting in the right place, this site seemed the most relevant to my question. Anyway, one of my friends and I want to invest in a hosting company, we don't really know where to start, we ...
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How to send emails stored in /var/spool/mail/root to a gmail inbox

I am new to managing a VPS. The host name for my vps is vps.techbreeze.in and recently I discovered that if i try to send a mail to an address like say rick@techbreeze.in the email gets sent to the ...
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How to get email notification when process on ubuntu screen stopped?

I have a application running on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and I am running an application server like mailman server or faye server on ubuntu screen. The problem is, at times the process that is running on ...
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How do I verify that my hosting provider gave me SSDs?

I searched and found 2 options, none of which I'm confident provided me the answer. 1: cat /sys/block/sda/queue/rotational This output '1' to stdout. What does this mean? 2: lshw -class disc but ...
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iRedmail damaged my LAMP installation

I have Ubuntu Server based VPS, which have LAMP installed. It have Apache, MySQL, PHPMyAdmin, PHP etc. and everything is in use for my website. I installed iRedmail, and now my website can't be ...
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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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Which PHP modules are required to install wordpress?

I have 5 wordpress sites. I use hostgator shared hosting for all of them. Now I have decided to switch on to a VPS. I got a unmanaged VPS and configuring it for wordpress. I am following this ...
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Cannot browse ipv4 websites (OpenVPN )

I have set up an openVPN tunnel on my VPS (OpenVZ - Ubuntu 12.04). The problem is when I'm connected to the vpn, I can only browse websites which support ipv6 like google. Ipv4 sites aren't loading ...
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VPS hostname, ns1 and ns2 prefix [closed]

Sorry for the stupid question. I'm completely new to servers in general and I want to sign up for a VPS. On the sign-up page, I have to fill in these fields: I have no idea what I should write ...
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Trouble CHMODing a file (777) [closed]

In order to CHMOD 777 a file, am I using the command correctly? chmod 777 /var/www/html/core/database/connect.php I am trying to use it, but it isn't saying anything... like no error or not saying ...
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MySQL Creating a Database CentOS (6 - 64bit) Error 1064 (42000)

When ever I type in : GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES minecraft.* TO 'minecraftu'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY '********'; It gives me an error of : ERROR 1064 (42000): You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the ...
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How Hacker Can Access VPS CentOS 6 content? [closed]

Just want to understand. Please, correct mistakes and write advices Hacker can access to VPS: 1. Through (using) console terminal, for example, using PuTTY. To access, hacker need to know port ...
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KVN VPS - > VNC entered passwokrds can be seen by admin?

I have KVN VPS. I encrypted full disk on CentOS install. I know sys admin can see my VNC but can they record what passwords I enter on VNC (disk encryption and ssh pass) ?
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Issue with Setting up Amazon SES using VPS/Ec2

So, I currently have a VPS and a EC2 instance. The VPS is a completely separate company that hosts my domain, email, etc. But, I recently pointed these to my Ec2 instance as: MX Record: The ...
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how to change database timezone on vps

I am running my domain on a vps and I have virtualmin and webmin access. In my php files, I need to record the current time by using mysql NOW() when a row is inserted. I changed the timezone from ...
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Installing and maintaining an email server [closed]

I need to move hosting providers for four or five domains and for several reasons I'm considering a Linux VPS rather than staying with my current shared, managed hosting provider. The only thing ...
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How many VPS do I need for my website? [duplicate]

I made a website which aims at simulating a trading market. There are a list of prices and corresponding volumes that people want to purchase. Users can purchase at any price any time. My website ...
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How to detect malicious script in my CentOS server? [duplicate]

I am warned from my VPS provider that my server sends a lot of SSH SYN Attack to other servers, but I have no idea how to deal with it. Here's the detail my provider sent me: Where can I find the ...
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Permission denied when setting values in sysctl on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to configure my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS (OpenVZ) to reboot when it runs out of memory. To do this I have added following lines to my "/etc/sysctl.conf" file. vm.panic_on_oom = 1 kernel.panic = ...
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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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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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Top not accurately showing memory usage [duplicate]

Top is not showing my memory usage accurately or is my VPS provider doing something strange? As you see in the picture bellow it uses 90%+ of the memory, but when you look at what processes that is ...
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Cassandra: Exception Connecting to 127.0.0.1/9160. Reason: Connection refused?

I have installed the Cassandra 1.2.9 into my vps server which is having CentOs. I have Installed it successfully. when i run the sh cassandra-cli, i got the error message ...
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EC2 Instance and VPS for same domain - get email working

I have two servers: (A) - A VPS (Centos) (B) - Amazon EC2 Instance (no connection to A) - (Ubuntu) I'm having an issue of: not being able to receive email on (B), I recently switched my domain from ...
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VPS Provider says 1 core /proc/cpuinfo says 4

I have recently changed VPS providers, I have got a very low-powered VPS for running things like an IRC network, and proxy services, etc. My VPS provider states that I only get 1 core and 512mb of ...
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VPS apache config - Invalid command 'PassengerDefaultRuby' after adding latest passenger gem

used to have this list of rubies in my vps: ruby-1.9.2-p320 [ i686 ] =* ruby-1.9.3-p194 [ i686 ] ruby-1.9.3-p374 [ i686 ] ruby-1.9.3-p392 [ i686 ] today I installed a new app on this vps ...
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Need Help to Add a domain with VPS

I recently bought a VPS and installed LAMP & WordPress. All went ok and then I tried to add the VPS to my domain. My domain is hosted with Yahoo. I added an A record with the IP address of my ...