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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When should I consider to add more RAM to VPS instead of CPU? [closed]

I have a VPS hosting a Wordpress site. When the traffic is too high, I usually see the CPUs are very busy and fully occupied. Therefore, I always try to add more CPU cores to the VPS. For example, 4 ...
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opendkim fail | bad RSA signature | verification failed unprotected key

I have fully manageable VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 which hosts websites for several domains. Recently I have tried to add DKIM signatures to avoid spam filters. I've followed ubuntu-postfix-dkim ...
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Website takes a long time to first byte [duplicate]

Recently, I migrated a joomla 2.5 site with K2 from a shared host to a dedicated web server with 1 GB of RAM and 8 CPU cores. My problem is now that the website loading is very slow, much slower than ...
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First request after a while always slow - ASP.NET MVC / IIS 8.5 / Windows Server 2012 R2 VPS

I'm hosting a low-traffic ASP.NET MVC 5 application on a VPS with Windows Server 2012 R2 / IIS 8.5, with 1 GB of RAM. My problem is that the first request after some time without any requests always ...
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Can't connect to Ubuntu VPS via SSH,SFTP

When I try to login to my VPS using SSH and SFTP it's not connect to the server. Then I power off and power on the VPS by the VPS provider control panel (digital ocean). Once it boot up, first few ...
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Is event 41 normal when VPS is shutdown in hypervisor?

I have a hosted VPS (Windows Server 2012) and shutting it down in the hypervisor causes the following critical event in the System view of the Windows logs: > Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-...
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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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How do I check if my VPS participated in a brute force or denial of service attack? [closed]

On VPS what logs do I have check and what type of information should I check for to find out if my server participated in a brute force or denial of service attack? I have the targeted IP address ...
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Updating Content Specific Caching NGINX + Wordpress

somewhat new to setting up a web server. I am using a VPS from digital ocean with nginx installed to host a wordpress site. I am trying to play around with content specific caching rules and am ...
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Create nameservers in Ubuntu server to host domains [closed]

I have a domain(from IndiaLinks) and a VPS server(from OVH with an IP). Consider the domain as mysite.com. Before purchasing this vps, I used to host it with shared hosting by adding the given ...
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“-/+ buffers/cache memory” used is always 0KB

I have an OpenVZ VPS with Ubuntu server 14.04.2 and I can access to a SolusVM control panel. Recently, "memory usage" is always 0 KB, and only "vswap usage" shows real swap usage. if I run free -k i ...
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Mailman install to VPS with no SSH access

I have a VPS with only FTP and HTTP access.There is no SSH acces. Is it possible to install Mailman there with what I have?Thanks.
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Estimating VPS requirements for business shared hosting options [duplicate]

I'm looking at setting up some basic business-level shared hosting for some of my clients, and I am just trying to decide what server specs I would likely need. I'm expecting to throw around 20 sites ...
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Subdomain with different ip on same server [closed]

I am creating a subdomain with a different account (same name-servers) But I am wondering if there are any advantages to giving the subdomain a dedicated ip (same server hosting)
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java installed but not working (dependency issue??)

I just installed Java 8 on my new VPS I set the links correctly but, still java, or javac won`t work: root@vpsXXXXX:~# update-alternatives --display java java - Auto-Modus Link verweist zur Zeit ...
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DNS Zone File: Who is in charge?

My vps has private nameservers I have a DNS zone defined on the vps. On my godaddy domain, there is a dns zone file section under domain details (which still has some info) I have used multiple ...
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OpenVPN don't start: --cert fails with 'client.crt': No such file or directory

I have a VPS Server running with openVZ and CentOs 6 and I want to install openVPN on it. I followed this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-setup-and-configure-an-...
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IIS minimizing processes count

Warning: I am almost a complete newbie to server management, I have been running my own web servers for years but only at a very basic level. With that said, I am now on a VPS host which enforces a ...
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Strange issue with Nginx compiled from source and Nginx from official Fedora repository

TL;DR Nginx, compiled from source, had trouble process .php files, while with the same PHP-FPM configuration, nginx , from official Fedora repository, worked like a charm on DigitalOcean 512MB Fedora ...
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SSH access on public IP pool

I am creating VPS solution and currently network policy for Virtual Machines provisioning provides each VM with one public IPv4 address from the reserved pool of 255 addresses. I will need to provide ...
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Permissions set to 555. How can another user modify the files? [duplicate]

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 x64 VPS with Vesta, and a site in PHP. It has been hacked several times with injected code that looks like this: <?php $KoDgalxVvsZfidVcEOTJDeMX='ba'.'se6'.'4_deco'.'de';eval(...
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Inconsistent speed with simultaneous FTP downloads from same server

I have a hosted VPS running CentOS and PureFTPd. When I try to download from multiple FTP accounts on the server simultaneously, I get wildly different speeds for each of the FTP connections: some are ...
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VPS policy states CPU usage limitations

I have found a cheap vps solution to cover my needs. Reading through the policies of the vps service, I found that they state "CPU usage should not exceed 70%". Is there a way to prevent this? I plan ...
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How to protect against loss of server on a budget

I'm a small company on not much budget providing websites and databases for charity and not-for-profit clients. I have a few Debian Linux VPS servers and ensure I have daily backups to a different ...
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CoreOS hostname on reboot

Recently, I created a CoreOS droplet on DigitalOcean. Everything works well, except for the fact that I'm not able to change the hostname of my VPS. When I change the hostname to what it should be ...
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My wordpress blog posts do not load after I moved it to the VPS [closed]

I transferred one of my wordpress blog from shared hosting to VPS. I used this tutorial to install wordpress and this tutorial to move my site. After I transferred my site example.com is loading ...
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Apache error - File name too long: Cannot map GET

I have PHP Laravel application installed on my CentOS VPS. It is backend for my mobile application that has been recently updated. Unfortunately I wrote some bad code that results in making request ...
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Dealing with a large volume of json requests from site - apache maxing out requestWorkers

I am managing a service that is serving JSON files to my users. They all are loading the same cached json file, however there are a lot of users! On an average day I get over 2 million loads on the ...
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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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FTP file transfer hangs and times out

I have an issue with file upload via FTP. I can successfuly list the directories, but when I try to upload a file, let's say ".htaccess", it hangs for about 20 seconds on STOR .htacess, and then ...
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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 http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/fulltext-fine-tuning....
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How to find who is using disk space

I have 2 disk on my vps one is 40 GB and other is 80 GB, today I see my 40GB disk is 100% full, I cant understand what is using that space. here is full info [root@topsites]# df -h Filesystem ...
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root is logged in even though I disabled the root login

I got a new unmanaged vps (centos7) a few days ago. I took care of all the initial stuff: disabled root login, set up a firewall, etc... And now I was installing apache, php, mysql and at one point I ...
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remove admin user vesta panel Ubuntu [closed]

So I recently uninstalled Vesta Panel in my Ubuntu VPS, and it said "You might also consider to delete admin user account and its cron jobs." Now that I want to reinstall Vesta is says "Error: User ...
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Using an Ubuntu VPS as a firewall/router

I have a dedicated server running ubuntu 12.04 hosting several websites and other applications which require client IP's to be visible, however the main dedicated server does not have DDoS protection, ...
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Point subdomain to VPS

I would like to setup a subdomain on my VPS. I have read a tutorial(http://crm.vpscheap.net/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=10), but I think it isn't for subdomains. This section ...
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Can't checkout SVN repository; Server doesn't receive request

I have a VPS. From this VPS, I'm trying to checkout a repository at svn://svn.server.dom/repos. Some time after, I receive a timeout message. If I run ping svn.server.dom, it works fine. Here's the ...
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Apache CentOS Server very slow! Wrong configuration?

I have a problem with server overload on a Apache configuration 8gb of RAM 1and1.com Virtual Server. Server gets extremely slow once it reaches 100+ active users (according to google analytics) during ...
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Should I upgrade to more memory? [duplicate]

I'm using WHM on a VPS and am trying to work out whether or not I need to upgrade the hardware. I've currently got 4GB of memory. When I look at the daily process log it seems I have a site averaging ...
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The requested URL /sot was not found on this server

I have a VPS (Centos 5) and want to use a file in address like this: www.domain.ir/socket.php but after entering the address I see this error: Not Found The requested URL /socket.php was not found ...
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Add HTTP authentication to wp-login.php and wp-admin vps wide [closed]

In order to protect customer's WordPress installs and the vps itself, i would like to know how i can add "HTTP authentication" to wp-login.php and wp-admin folder vps wide, for each WordPress install. ...
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Ubuntu VPS running VPN server not forwarding packets

I've asked a related question here - Can't route back down ipsec tunnel from VPS - but I've answered that and moved on a bit. The end goal of what I'm trying to achieve is this: We have a bunch ...
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Can't route back down ipsec tunnel from VPS

I am trying to establish an ipsec VPN from a Draytek router on the edge of our corporate network to a VPS on Digital Ocean. I've set up the VPN on the VPS using this script on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. ...
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Live tuning of Tomcat 7 memory settings

I know I can change bin/setenv.sh, but is it possible to apply new settings without restarting Tomcat? Specifically can I extend maximum heap size (Xmx) somehow?
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Ubuntu VPS not running cronjob [duplicate]

I used sudo crontab -e to add the following cronjob 0 0 * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/path/to/artisan elite:reset-user-likes The command works correctly if a type it myself on the terminal. I also ...
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Point domain to VPS [closed]

This is driving me crazy, since yesterday night that I am with this.. I read from everywhere but I have no success unfortunately.. I bought a domain on Hostinger and a VPS on ServerArc, what I what ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN [closed]

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80, and a home server running windows 7. See the diagram below. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public ...
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Is it possible that the VPS service provider can access my Windows VPS even I have changed the default password? [duplicate]

I wonder if there is a chance that the VPS service provider can access my Windows VPS even I have changed the default password?
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My VPS send an outbound attack

My VPS was sending an large outbound attack 10MB/s. It's normal max 300Kb/s I've tried searching around the internet, look for some /tmp folder, installed Linux Malware Detect, installed csf with ...
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Forensics on tons of file changes [closed]

It has come to my attention that my CentOS 5.6 5.11 VPS has over 16,000 files with a timestamp during a 3-day period in September this year. I can't figure out why that is, as I did not log in via SSH ...