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 Install php ssh2 in CentOS 6 powered Nginx VPS

I'm trying to install php-ssh2 on my CentOS 6 powered VPS. I'm using Nginx as web server. I want to tell you guys that I've installed php-fpm using REMI's repo. I'm not a VPS expert. While setting up ...
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Point dns to vps - How dns works [closed]

I'm moving from a sharedhosting to a VPS and I'm struggling with DNS'. My hosting company only provides me my VPS' IP, and my domain, say mydomain.com is registered a registrar called bookmyname.com. ...
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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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Why do some files in dir list appear in red & have '?' instead of the file properties?

I've just found that in at least one user's Maildir some of the files in the cur directory appear 'flashing'(!) in red in my terminal and the same files have their properties/attributes replaced with ...
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Is using a single VPS for hosting both websites and games ok?

I'm planning on getting a VPS to host websites that I develop for clients, but I also am thinking about leasing out some of its resources for hosting a game. Hopefully having a heftier server with ...
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Step by Step guide to setup Ubuntu VPS server with at least lamp, email and ftp [closed]

Sorry If it is duplicate, but I can't find nice way for this. Can anyone please suggest me on how to setup an UBUNTU 12.04 - 64bit VPS to host website. The server should have lamp, email and FTP at ...
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Self-manage a Windows VPS [closed]

I have been looking into VPS web hosting, and there is quite a difference in price between self-managed and managed plans. I've done some tinkering on IIS (using IIS Manager) but do not have any ...
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CentOS VPS server showing wrong HDD space

The VPS server HDD has total size of 12G and 6.7G of it's used but then in Avail column it shows only 944M available while it should be 5.3G. Do you have any idea what is causing this and how can I ...
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installing mumble server error “Failed to set initial capabilities”

I bought vps on vpsinn. Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS x86_x64 When i installed mumble server: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mumble/release sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mumble-server And i ...
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Connecting a VPS's static IPs to a mailserver on a dynamic LAN over an IPv6 OpenVPN connection?

Yes, I know. Ugh! I have a small office and we're trying to reduce our network expense. Because of client audit requirements, we run our own mail server, and would like to keep it that way. For ...
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How do I add eth0 on centos 5 that is using openvz

I have a vps account with CentOS 5 installed. It uses OpenVZ for virtualization. Now I'm trying to install pptp service (using this guide) on it. I'm currently on Step 6 but I don't see any eth0 ...
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How to install Software package on windows vps? [closed]

I have installed 3 vps on my windows machine. now i want different software on every vps. so do i install all software on main machine on which i installed vps or should i login in all vps one by one ...
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Lost internet connection after configuring RRAS on my Windows 2008 R2 server

I've tried setting up a VPN server on my Windows 2008 R2 virtual server using the steps outlined in the following link: ...
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Modifying open base directory on Apache VPS server and MySQL problems

I have an Apache VPS server that I'm having some configuration issues with. I'm using an open source PHP social networking program that needs to be able to write to a data directory that's on the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Grub1 won't load new kernel

For some reason I can't get grub to load the new kernel. I tried removing the old kernels with aptitude and running update-grub but it still loads the old kernel - even though I've removed it! I ...
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OpenVPN server does not assign IP

I have a VPS with these public IP-addresses: xx.xx.xx.192 (This IP-address is assigned to eth0) xx.xx.xx.193 xx.xx.xx.194 xx.xx.xx.195 xx.xx.xx.196 xx.xx.xx.197 xx.xx.xx.198 xx.xx.xx.200 xx.xx.xx.201 ...
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Web server and mail server on same machine? [duplicate]

I just purchased VPS from DigitalOcean and installed LAMP but stuck at mail server. We get 5000+ visits/day and we do sent newsletters to our 10000+ subscribers 2 to 3 times a week and want about 20+ ...
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Which AWS plan is proper for me? [duplicate]

I use a dedicated server with 2gb ram, 6ghz (Dual Xeon) cpu and 500gb Bandwith (actually I need %30 of this bandwith) and 120 gb storage capacity (and I need only 50-60 gb capacity) I have a Java ...
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Is there any Way to Fetch Burstable RAM Stats

Is there any way to know. How much burstable RAM do i have in my Linux Machine, and what is current usage. I used free -m But it does not shows Burstable Memory, It only shows Mem :- 512 in total and ...
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Using the same VPS for web server and mail server

I'm considering moving to a VPS for my web hosting needs (my own site and a few customers; nothing major - a few hundred visitors a day, and occasionally a few thousand). Since I'm unhappy ...
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CentOS 6 VPN or Proxy Server compatible with OpenVZ

So I tried to install an L2TP/IPSEC VPN on CentOS 6 using ipsec-tools and racoon. Unfortunately my VPS host uses OpenVZ which is apparently incompatible with IPSEC. (Of course if someone knows how to ...
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2GB RAM VPS with LAMP. How can i improve performance and loading times? [closed]

I recently upgraded my VPS(OpenVZ VT) to 2GB of RAM. Despite the configuration changes i make to the LAMP stack the websites loading times take up to 5-10 seconds to fully load. I use prefork with apc ...
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Why do VPS's cost more than specialized hosting like webservers? [closed]

You can get a reliable web host for a few bucks a month. But for the same VPS, it might cost you $10 a month. Why are specialized servers for purposes like web cheaper (for the consumer) than a ...
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How to check if my vps has installed Nginx + PHP-FPM + APC? [closed]

how can i check if the vps that i run has installed Nginx + PHP-FPM + APC?
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I moved my (wordpress) site to a new server. Why adminer cannot login to MySQL?

I just moved my wordpress site to another vps. Everything worked fine and i used sequel pro to connect to database (via ssh) and import my data. The strange thing is that i tried to connect to MySQL ...
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New VPS unreachable from some points

first of all, im new to this VPS thing, and i have a Centos VPS at contabo.com. I setup a webserver and started hosting a website. I tried to setup a dns server too with bind, but could not make it ...
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Which logs will Plesk deal with? [closed]

I'm about to move to a VPS server running CentOS 6 and the latest version of Plesk. I've been told to look into logs and log rotation - which I know Plesk supports - but it has been mentioned that ...
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WHM VPS for single site, only 1 ip. How to dedicate it? [closed]

I have a VPS with WHM/cPanel (11.38) installed on it. I only have 1 IP and I won't be able to get any more. The VPS will only have 1 site on there. I need to install a SSL certificate for the ...
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Server wan't send mail when using Google Mail service

Situation: Email MX service is on example.com BUT using google mail service. A domain (web service) are on different IP address than google mail service on VPS host and on the same domain name ...
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How secure/private is full disk encryption on a VPS? [duplicate]

Security principles say that if someone else has physical access to a machine, then there is no security/privacy. I'm wondering about some examples of this in the case where I want to have a hosted ...
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Config My Domain To Point To My Windows Vps (No plesk or other software)

I have purchased this domain -> "jsbales.com" From namecheap.com And this VPS (full WINDOWS vps, no plesk or additional software) from CloudVPS.com I have IIS running on my vps and I can access my ...
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Get an OpenVZ container's cpuload realtime in a bash script

I have a bash script which uses CPU cores rather intensively. Recently my VPS was suspended due to server load. The main reason is a cron job for a bash script which checks for Wordpress plugins and ...
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Postgresql running slow

We recently migrated our postgresql server from a heroku 400mb ram add-on to a SSD VPS with 1GB of ram and we have seen a huge performance drop. I am using ubuntu 12.06 and have increased the ...
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Detect spikes from other VPS

On a KVM-based VPS I am using to run Ubuntu and various Web services, and I am experiencing spikes a few times a day when database access seems to be much slower than normal. Is there any way I can ...
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Managing hosts and iptables in scalable architecture

Let's say I have a load balancer in front of 3 app servers. Let's say I also have these services available at certain IPs: Postgres server Redis server ElasticSearch server Memcached server 1 ...
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Can I host multiple sites with one Amazon EC2 instance [duplicate]

I currently have VPS server and I pay around $75 per month and I get: 40GB HD 2Gb RAM 100GB BW 6 core cpu (but i dont use much) I have only one live website running and traffic is only max 100 user ...
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Windows Server 2012 vs Windows Server 2008 on 1gb of ram [closed]

I will be purchasing a vps soon and I there are two possible operating system that I can use, Windows Server 2012 Standard and Windows Server 2008. The vps will only have 1gb of ram. Memory wise what ...
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missing network usage through iptables

I inserted a rule to iptables to track the input usage to a certain ip address. The vps server's IP is 192.168.1.5 and the guest os's IP is 192.168.1.115. I ran 'yum update' inside the guest OS to get ...
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Cpu, memory, network usage monitor for linux vps [duplicate]

Is there a standalone monitoring software that reports cpu usage, memory usage and network traffic for a linux server? I just switched vps providers and although much better the new one doesn't ...
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How does The Pirate Bay mask itself from its VPS providers? [closed]

From https://torrentfreak.com/pirate-bay-moves-to-the-cloud-becomes-raid-proof-121017/ The hosting providers have no idea that they’re hosting The Pirate Bay, and even in the event they found out ...
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Site faster on 1 core/1GB ram than on 8 core/32GB ram wth? [closed]

Both sites are US based. I'm located in Europe. http://198.105.209.13/ <==== site that loads tons faster on 1 core and 1gb ram ONLY (Cent OS VPS) http://108.61.35.219/ <== site is located on ...
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Port 22 is not responding [closed]

I'm trying to make the jump to VPS from shared hosting for better performances and greater flexibility, but am stuck with the fact that I can't access the machine via ssh. First of all, the machine ...
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monitor vps bandwidth usage

I have a vps guest whose ip is 192.168.1.20. I add the following lines to iptables, # iptables -A FORWARD -o eth0 -s 192.168.1.20 # iptables -A FORWARD -i eth0 -d 192.168.1.20 Then I run this line ...
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How to copy outgoing messages on sendmail

I've searched the serverfault and Google, but did not find anything related to my question yet. So, I have a customer that wants to read all emails sent by his employees. I've configured a VPS with ...
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Best idea for overloaded server, more RAM or new VPS? [duplicate]

I need an idea to solve overloading my server, my server specification: vCPUs: 1 vCPU Memory: 2 GB System Drive: 40GB OS:Linux Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit Software: Apache, PHP, MySQL, and Plesk 11 I ...
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PPTPD on VPS with one ip?

Ok, i've been trying for quite some time to get PPTPD working on my VPS and it's not working. Jun 16 21:08:34 cust-5488-520 pptpd[962]: CTRL: Client 83.127.117.40 control connection started Jun 16 ...
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Two IPs - One OpenVPN instance, impossible?

I have a debian 64bit vps, OpenVZ, with perfectly working openvpn server. I have ADDITIONAL IP which I want to use on that same openvpn server and I can't make it work. It only works if I specify ...
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Named shutting down

My DNS goes down periodically. named[1482]: shutting down named[1482]: stopping command channel on 127.0.0.1#953 named[1482]: stopping command channel on ::1#953 named[1482]: no longer listening on ...
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How to update php 5.3.10 to 5.3.26

I am using a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04. ISPmanager is installed and PHP version is 5.3.10. How may I update PHP version to 5.3.26?
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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 ...