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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create virtual machines and access it from remote disk top [on hold]

i need to create virtual machines and access its from any remote disk top i trying to use hyper-v but i have an error on it i in hyper-v connect to localy server but it cannot connect it said: " ...
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What means high ram vps and [on hold]

I want to rent a vps server for personal needs, so i found hosting provider who provides high ram vps and premium vps. What are the advantages and disadvantages respectively for high ram vps and ...
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Got blocked by server after starting TCP nodejs sever. Why?

I recently installed node on my VPS, and tried to complete a tutorial. I saved this code into server.js and hit node server.js in putty. I got instant "ban" from my VPS, I can't access it, however on ...
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Squid returns (111) connection refused for some websites [on hold]

I've created a transparent squid in a VPS and some websites (http/https) are returning connection refused, even though others https websites as google, facebook are working just fine. Quite weird. ...
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Not able to SSH to Ubuntu after reboot

Today we decided that the best course of action for our Ubuntu Server (VPS) would be to restore a back-up after too many settings had be changed to our Geoserver instance. However, after restoring the ...
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vps SSH not starting

some days ago I realized that my vps lost files in /etc/init.d/ which was completely empty. So I decided to make a clean install of the OS (ubuntu 10.04 on OPENVZ) i restored the OS template on my ...
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netbeans can't connect, other things could

this is a conceptual question I guess, considering I already fixed the issue, but the problem is, I'm not quite sure what the issue is. I was trying to connect to a new VPS I setup, and made an ...
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How VPS Hosting Configuration compares to typical household desktop? [closed]

My hosting provider offers VPS plans starting at 0.88 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. I am not much familiar with VPS hosting but I wonder if this configuration will be faster than a typical household ...
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How to mount VPS hard-drive to extend available disk space [migrated]

I have an unmannaged VPS and recently and we upgraded the disk space from 200GB to 500GB. The VPS support wrote me the following message: Please take note that you have to mount the additional ...
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Can't get iptables working in VPS - state and conntrack not possible

I've been browsing and reading documentations all night and I can't figure out any solution... I'm trying to get iptables working on my VPS (Debian 7). But I can't get established connections ...
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Initial hardening for move from Managed to Unmanaged VPS [closed]

I know similar questions have been asked a couple of times but to keep the things short, currently I'm on a Managed hosting of Site5, which is quite good except it's quite expensive. I want to ...
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Slow mongodb on ruby on rails

I have a ruby on rails application with mysql and mongodb (mongoid framework) running. I tested a load test with siege with the setting -c 60 -r 10 on one page which have 2 stationsong find queries. ...
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Nginx or php-fpm error?

I found my vps nginx error log like this 2013/04/06 03:28:04 [alert] 8557#0: mmap(MAP_ANON|MAP_SHARED, 5242880000) failed (12: Cannot allocate memory) 2013/04/06 04:05:30 [alert] 10299#0: ...
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Kernel upgrade issue

I am trying to upgrade kernel on OnApp VM. Currently installed kernel is 2.6.32-279.22.1.el6.x86_64. The new version available is 2.6.32-504.16.2.el6.x86_64. I installed new kernel ...
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Basic VPS and DNS / Nameserver questions

I have this situation: my own domain example.com registered at companyA.com a cPanel/WHM hosting at companyB.com, where I have the website for example.com. a new VPS, provided by companyC.com At ...
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SSL Certificate error with Custom Domain in Openshift Wordpress

I'm trying to deploy a wordpress installation to Openshift but I can't refer my custom domain without a ssl certificate error when in the backend. I read a article and it says that it is expected, but ...
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OpenVPN connects and access to ip works but not url in browser

I have been struggling for 2 days to setup Openvpn access to one of my servers but something doesn't work. First about my setup: My server is Debian 6 installed on vps on kvm environment. I have ...
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Make Glassfish Listen the HTTP requests [duplicate]

I am running glassfish in a VPS with windows server 2008. I have a web application deployed with glassfish. I can access it via (paddles:8080/webapp), but when I do www.mydomain.com or ...
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CPU core utilization is automatic?

I have a 512MB KVM Debian OS VPS running several game servers and several sql enabled websites. Currently I have 1 vCPU core and it stays around 15% usage. If I were to get an extra vCPU core will ...
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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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Process separation on an OpenBSD server

I fear this may be a somewhat open-ended question that gets closed: Apologies in advance, but I'll give it a shot! I'm considering operating an OpenBSD VM with a number of services running on the ...
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Is Debian Minimal a good starting point for VPS

When I reinstall Debian 7 Wheezy on my VPS I can choose between Minimal and Normal Debain 7 image. I tried both and found that the Minimal image does not contain e.g. the sudo command and configured ...
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My VPSs CPU load hardly go beyond 0.2. Am I wasting my money on unused resources?

Currently, I have 5 VPSs running: Mail server (Zimbra) Database server (MySQL, PostgreSQL) ERP Server (OpenERP 7) Git Server (GoGits) Web Server (Apache, Nginx) with server monitoring application ...
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Clean PHP Installation

I've recently purchased a VPS from Digital Ocean to move one of our more resource & traffic intensive systems to its own box. When including PHP files - I get the error message: Fatal error: ...
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What is a core, and will purchasing more cores for my VPS speed up page load times?

I recently purchased a premium WordPres plugin called Hide my WP. I planned on using this plugin for my nonprofit organization's website, which is a multisite WordPress installation with an SSL. ...
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Access db with dynamic IP using windows Application C#

I want to connect a Desktop Application (C#) with a website which is hosted on BLUEHOST Server (Shared Hosting). I have to add an IP on server to allow for remotely access to mysql database. But the ...
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How to decide on VPS good defaults for PHP and Wordpress when it comes to memory?

I have (only) 512MB to spare. The only thing running on my VPS is PHP/MySQL and on top of it Wordpress. No mail server or any other application, just Wordpress and LAMP stack. How to decide how much ...
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Low end vps at 90% RAM usage due to mysql [duplicate]

I am running a low end vps (512mb ram) 1 cpu with ubuntu 14 32bit. I am also running mysql for my user data and its taking up 50% memory resources making my ram run at 90%. I already tried to ...
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SSH-FTP Authentication Fail and MySQL Database Error on Debian VPS Until Reboot

The last few days I'm having an issue with a VPS which is part of a cluster setup. The VPS with the problem is used as a MySQL and a nameserver. All other machines in cluster behaving as should. I ...
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CentOS7 firewalld no zones

I have installed firewalld on fresh CentOS 7 minnimal installation on a VPS (weirdly enough, from what I've been searching firewalld should already be installed with system). I tried opening some ...
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Redirect with apache subdomain from oher hosting (?)

My requirement: access subdomain.example.com where example.com is a shared hosting, and subdomain is an app (schooltool) running on port 7080. I tried to configure virtualhost, but I can not set the ...
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What's the catch for unlimited bandwidth for VPS? [closed]

I need to choose some VPS packages, so I started to google a lot of VPS companies. Typically, a VPS package should have a limited bandwidth(or say traffic, data transfer), such as 2TB, 3TB, etc. Then ...
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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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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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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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Does a tool like ansible make it possibly to get a secure server, without knowing a lot about security? [closed]

If I modified something like this into a server similar to the one described here with a minimal set of services (what you need for ssh, basically) would it be reasonably secure? sovereign: A set ...
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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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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: ...
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Domain names timing out after VPS IP change

I rent a CentOS 5 VPS from a UK-based provider, with DirectAdmin also installed. On Thursday night, they carried out planned maintenance to changed the two IPs I had been assigned to two new ones. On ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is serving my nginx on the docker? [closed]

I got the cheapest VPS on Digital Ocean. I followed this guide, everything works like a charm.. But now I want to serve multiple nameservers on the same ip, so I need to figure it out how this is ...
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How to get rid of network broadcasting of port 17500

I get the following in my VPS logs Aug 11 11:29:22 sv1254 kernel: Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f6:f3:49:7e:0a:54:08:00 SRC=178.162.203.19 DST=255.255.255.255 LEN=131 ...
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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.