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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Connect to remote SQL Server instance using Windows Authentication

How can I connect to a remote instance of SQL Server (on my VPS) from my local machine using Windows Authentication? By default, if I try to connect using this method, the username is my computer ...
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Trying to run quotacheck on CentOS [on hold]

I am following this tutorial to set up my VPS and install ISPConfig with quota support. The tutorial asks me to run: touch /aquota.user /aquota.group chmod 600 /aquota.* mount -o remount / quotacheck ...
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Advice on hardware for VPS hosting [duplicate]

I am planning a VPS setup that will allow me to quickly (within 1-2 months) host 100 VPSs with the following specs for each VPS: 1 GHz CPU 512 MB RAM 20 GB SSD I plan to use Cloudstack to handle ...
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Plesk can't/won't/doesn't-know-how-to reload php.ini [on hold]

So Plesk is pretty much my daily nightmare but I'm stuck with it. Today's practical joke on me is that it won't seem to load changes I make to the php.ini. I'm trying to get a file's contents (via ...
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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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Is it a good idea to disable WHM backend and only enable it through ssh when needed? [on hold]

I have recently set up a managed VPS and it came per-installed with CentOs and WHM. I have configured SSH logins to use private keys and i can SSH into the server with root privileges. I realize ...
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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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Ubuntu Server running Plesk subversion command only accessible to root user [closed]

I have a VPS through myhosting.com the VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Plesk 12.x when I log into my VPS with the root user and do svn help I get the standard reply telling me the basics of the ...
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VPS Hosting - Raid 10 SSD - Lots of Drives [closed]

I'm looking to start a business hosting VPSs using OpenVZ, and SolusVM. The only thing I can't make my mind up on is the makeup of the nodes I'll be using for the hosting. I've found the company I ...
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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 ...
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How to save and exit crontab -e?

How to save and exit crontab -e? i tried every method listed here and none works, i have a centos 5, vi comes by default with yum and i installed nano Solved just changed the default editor export ...
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ProFTPd Is Not Working Correctly With FTPES

I am running a VPS with Ubuntu 14.10. I have configured ProFTPd according to multiple tutorials, opened the ports in my iptables, and have tried a few other things. These are what the configs look ...
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Determine is VPS is slow just through PING?

I'm running a severe issues on this site and I'm trying to see if the problem is at server side (just if VPS is slow or some kind of miss configuration) or software side (Wordpress). I'm not an expert ...
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subdomain don't resolve on VPS + PLESK [closed]

I have registered a domain on a different company than my server Host the DNSs are by default DNSs and I have set the IP on the domain registrar panel to point the VPS server. Now the main domain ...
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G-WAN 4.3.14 maxes CPU on VPS even when idle

Testing gwan_linux32-bit (4.3.14) on a Digital Ocean VPS instance results in the CPU being maxed even when there are no http requests. The VPS instance has 1 core and 512 MB, running 32 bit CentOS ...
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How to find out about the nameserver configuration on a VPS

I recently inherited the management of a dedicated server with a number of VPSs installed on it, each of them hosting a number of websites and domains We require e-mail for one of the domains ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 VPS won't boot the latest kernel on XEN

I have a XEN VPS and it's been running Ubuntu for some years now. AUtomatic security upgrades are on and I've manually upgraded it continously and also done releas-upgrades whenever there's been a new ...
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Cannot access javascript folder

I signed up and setup a small ubuntu VPS slice during the week and everything is going great so far, except one small problem. I have two virtual hosts setup but cannot access the javascript folder ...
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Query regarding hosting an app with python, bootstrap & mongoDB [duplicate]

We are a startup & have an application built on bootstrap, MongoDB & python. We are looking for hosting options for the same. What we have been able to understand by talking to support team at ...
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Does a VPS mitigate risks of a DDOS attack versus shared hosting?

A client of mine has a website on a shared hosting account, and one of the other accounts on that server was targeted by a DDOS attack, which of course brought all of the websites on that server down. ...
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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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ProxMox Internal DHCP

I'm currently searching for a solution to automate a "cloud" network routing. My hosting company offers me additional IP's for my VPS systems on my Proxmox host and I want to allocate them ...
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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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How do you add a domain name to a VPS?

I have a VPS with allgamer.net (I use it to play minecraft). I also have a domain name with networksolutions.com What I want to do is attach that domain name to the VPS. I want to run a wiki on my ...
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stuck on getting ssl to work on vps with centos 6 and plesk [closed]

I ordered an ssl certicate and installed it via plesk on the vps. the private key and certificate are in txt format which i pasted in the fields in plesk. I've 2 domains hosted on the vps on 1 ip, i ...
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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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Perl + Catalyst hosting only possible on a (pricey) VPS?

I'm about to set up a website with a Wiki and was looking at MojoMojo as a more user friendly alternative to MediaWiki. The problem however is that it runs on Perl and Catalyst framework, for which ...
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Ram issues with NGINX, PHP-FPM+APC and Varnish

I'm running a 512MB and i have lot of ram issues. I think is due to my configuration. root@s1:~# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 1024 ...
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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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Is testing performance of a vps node affected by other vps node in the same physical hardware [duplicate]

I'm deploying a server side application in a VPS, I want to test my app performance, so I have 2 question: if I send to many packets to this VPS, does it affect other VPS node in the same physical ...
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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 ...
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Rsync from a local laptop to a VPS with correct ownerships

So I have this workflow which works but is clumsy" RSYNC to ultrapress.co rsync -azP --delete /Users/rocketadmin/Sites/vagrant-local/www/wordpress-default/wp-content/themes ...
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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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Setting up a virtualized Windows server to host 2 - 3 users (running QuickBooks)…?

Apologies if this is a dumb/obvious question, but I've been surprised at how complicated what I'd hoped was a simple transition is turning out to be. Disclaimer: I'm a Mac/Linux guy so am not ...
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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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Site faster on 1 core/1GB ram than on 8 core/32GB ram wth?

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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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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Ubuntu on VPS becomes unresponsive: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 22s

We have a VPS running Ubuntu, on Xen. The problem is this, about once a day, for about 20-50 minutes, at a random time, the server becomes completely unresponsive to the outside world. After this ...
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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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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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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 ...