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 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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VPS WHM/cPanel Addon Domains - Nameservers? DNS? [closed]

I have a CentOS 6 VPS with WHM/cPanel, I am trying to create addon domains with cPanel but I get this error: Using nameservers with the following IPs: 178.79.188.51,93.95.224.53,93.95.224.25 ...
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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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Removing write permission on home and public_html on Centos/Cpanel

I'm running sites on two Cpanel accounts on my VPS on WHM. I'm using DSO php handler and Apache server on my Web server. After recent intrusion attacks I've chowned to root with permission 555 on ...
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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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executing scripts DPkg::Pre-Invoke 'mount -o remount,exec /tmp'

Im getting this error below when I try to run apt-get install php-pear in a VPS. E: Problem executing scripts DPkg::Pre-Invoke 'mount -o remount,exec /tmp' E: Sub-process returned an error code Any ...
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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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How can I isolate the source of outgoing bandwidth usage on VPS server? [closed]

I have a VPS running CentOS Linux 5.x, with Kloxo server management software. I kept everything as close to default as possible. I created NS records with my domain name provider, and successfully ...
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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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FUSE KVM with OpenVZ

I have a KVM vps and a OpenVZ vps. I want to FUSE/mount the KVM vps to my OpenVZ vps because the KVM has lots of space but my OpenVZ has less space & high RAM. How can I do this?
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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 ...
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Should I install memcached on my Level 3 VPS?

I have a Level 3 VPS Linux server from Hostgator that I pay $50/month for. I know nothing about servers, but I'm aware this isn't the cheapest around, but far from the most expensive. On the domain ...
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VPS - Network doesn't auto start on reboot

I have a VPS running CloudLinux that when I reboot the network service doesn't seem to auto start. On rebooting I can no longer access the sites or SSH and have to go to the VPS console and type ...
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Can't access website with domain

I am using a VPS for the first time and could semi-published my website. I installed DNS and created A and NS records, installed IIS and uploaded my website. I edited domain panel to point the ...
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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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Setting up email on a Ubuntu VPS

I am using a 123-reg VPS with Ubuntu. The web sites are working fine as is mySql Database, mail is another issue. I get the following error when sending a email to the new server via outlook: retry ...
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Multiple DNS servers chained

I have 3 small VPS instances in the web, and I want to improve the routing between them. These servers are used for some private things and one of them is for hosting websites. My problem is that the ...
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Detect malicious script or reason creating lots of smtp connection [duplicate]

My VPS was suspended due to lots of SMTP connection(over 2000) per hour. But I am pretty sure none of my script was sending mail. I am using google apps and live service for mail. I have blocked my ...
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Cent OS 6.4 VPS went down unexpected

I have a cloud VPS at Digital Ocean , Recently it went down on its own, i was using pingdom alert which notified me about it, so i booted up the VPS again to find out what caused this . How can find ...
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Bind server working with www but not with non-www

I have just setup my VPS with centos and using bind server to add domains to it. My only problem is that when I access the domain with www. it doesnt work. After I investigated my problem on the ...
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Correct way to handle security threats to web server on budget [closed]

During our annual security review I was reminded of an incident earlier this year where we received a threat to our organizations web server. It was over a organization policy and threatened to DDoS ...
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Configure Domain on VPS Running Cpanel to EC2

I have a VPS, that is running cpanel, which I want to configure to point to an ec2 instance. I'm slightly confused which settings on Advanced DNS Zone Editor under cpanel I need to change to properly ...
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How exactly do I connect my domain to my apache2 VPS?

I followed a tutorial last night on how to create a virtual host on Apache and later connected my domain to it using DNS A records. Someone today, I can't even connect to the domain as it says in ...
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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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PHP + Mysql and memcache or phpsessions

I currently manage a game that handles around 8K daily users, the current server setup is VPS: 16GB+8cores+ 160GBSSD. Handles 8K daily users that are generating 600K daily direct calls to the mysql ...
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Recover deleted file from linode VPS server with Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have accidentally deleted files from my VPS server bought from Linode. It uses Ubuntu 12.04. How can I recover the files. I hadn't enabled backup for it.
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Error when trying to install apache2

I've reinstalled my VPS, but when I try to install apache2 by: apt-get install apache2 I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Dreamhost VPS PHP Startup: Unable to open package2.xml

I have a new Dreamhost VPS server running PHP 5.3. Whenever I run a PHP program I get this error every time. PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/imagick.so' - /imagick.so: ...
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enable acl in VPS

How can I enable acl in my VPS? I have the next in /etc/fstab: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 none /dev/pts devpts rw 0 0 And executing df I get: Filesystem ...