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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Site images lost/cropped, was this an attack, looking for clues [duplicate]

I am still putting things together to get this sorted, so apologies if I fall short on details. I am looking for your help to identify what actually happened. I take care of an eCommerce shop. ...
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Optimizing a small VPS for best Joomla performance

I'm trying to optimize for the best possible speed. My set-up is: -VPS with SSD, 1GB RAM and dual core -LAMP with apache 2.2, php 5.6 and mysql 5.5 on centos 6.7 -Opcache and memcached installed ...
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Files served from Apache are slower than other methods

I have a vps with a 1Gb/s line, when running apps on the server I can get (be it not full) reasonable speeds, but when downloading files through apache from this server I never reach close to my line ...
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Deleted an error log and it won't regenerate

I'm a novice and hoping that someone with more experience can help me with this. I am running a VPS with CentOS 6.7 and nginx. The error log was getting very large and I was worried it would take up ...
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What kind of Server is needed to Handle 1 million requests per second [on hold]

I'm a building a app for a quiz. The app will be only available for 2 hours a day. Around 1 million users will be using it. I.E 1 million users will requests and submit data to database per second. So ...
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apache2 stop working due high traffic

I have 1GB RAM VPS due the high traffic load all my websites take about 1 minute to load then shows me 403 forbidden nginx after i using sudo service apache2 restart the websites load normal after ...
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Add new subnets to KVM Host

I need to assign a handful of /27 subnets to my KVM host node (Centos 6). I routed them correctly at the Cisco switch, so that's all go. Traceroute & ping works fine on gateway on each subnet, ...
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Dovecot quota doesn't reject incoming emails when quota is exceeded

I've got VPS under CentOS 7 with Exim+Dovecot mail system. cat /etc/dovecot/conf.d/10-mail.conf mail_privileged_group = mail mail_access_groups = mail mail_location = maildir:%h/mail/%d/%n ...
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DNS lookup failed after switching to a VPS [closed]

We just moved from a reseller account to a unmanaged VPS account. We installed cpanel and WHM, migrated all the sites over. Created nameservers with our domain name and pointed them to the IP of the ...
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Mail service with API to automate setup of new domains & email accounts? [closed]

I'm thinking about not running my own mailserver. However, I'm building a service which is a sort of a site-builder. So people can register their own domains and I would like to give them the ...
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VPS Ubuntu connection timeout when I try connect via IP in browser

I have a problem with my VPS. It has installed Apache. When I trying to connect from specific network (home) I can easily access to it. When try on another one (for example 3G) it returns 110 - ...
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How system time is calculated in ubuntu 14.04?

I have two vps (ubuntu 14.04, bought from a provider) and looking at their system time (doing a date) i see 6 minute of difference: Wed Feb 3 11:57:48 CET 2016 Wed Feb 3 12:03:52 CET 2016 I did a ...
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CentOS 7 firewall-cmd not found

I have just installed CentOS 7: [root@new ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) I am trying to configure the firewall, and I'm told that in CentOS 7 iptables is no ...
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Why is the chroot_local_user of vsftpd insecure?

I'm setting up on my VPS a vsftpd, and i don't want users be allowed to leave they're ftp home directory. I'm using local_user ftp, not anonymous, so I added: chroot_local_user=YES I've read in ...
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VPS Upload speeds < 1 mbps

I have a Centos server running in eastern canada. When I use speedtest.net and connect to a server up there, I get around 30 down. If I use speedtest-cli and connect to a server down here I get ...
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Putty: SSH “Server refused our key”

I am trying to access CentOS using Putty. Server used is vps. And i am getting an error called "Server refused our key" "No supported authentication methods available". Previously it was connecting, ...
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How to prevent compression of images served via HTTP

I have an already optimized JPEG image in my server 32.07 kB (and in my local computer), 800px * 534px, if I request it via browser, it keeps the same width * height, but its size gets smaller 17,97 ...
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Freebsd 10 install with non standard gateway route

Some service providers offer dedicated/vps nodes with non standard gateways (ie not in the same subnet). For instance : ip add 10.0.1.1/32 with gateway 56.0.1.1 For this purpose some manual steps ...
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wget giving Segmentation fault

I recently did apt-get update followed by apt-get upgrade on my Debian VPS server. Suddenly (at least) wget stopped working with error Segmentation fault. It's not even trying to do something. So ...
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DKIM - DomainKey Identified Mail public key longer than 512 character [closed]

I've generated private key and public key using following commands. openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key openssl rsa -in server.key -out server.key.insecure mv server.key server.key.secure mv ...
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Easy way to send local configuration to server

Pretend I have setup a server hosting for a website locally (on my Linux laptop), it all works perfectly. It has all of the files for the website, firewall has been setup, apache install etc... For ...
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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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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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same page, different load time on different server

I am completely new to server admin. I have built a large site (for one person to code) and have to do things myself. I have a site on a shared server and another on a managed VPS. The VPS server ...
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Fails to create a Cloud66 stack

I'm using Cloud66 and trying to set up a stack from my git repository. Cloud66 however returns the error: Analysis error: The space character ‘ ’ is not allowed in your database username or password ...
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OpenVPN and DNSLeakTest

I've recently setup an OpenVPN instance on my VPS using the open GitHub code: OpenVPN Install After that, I came across DNSLeakTest which enables you to figure out if your vpn is leaking your real ...
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Can't enable TUN/TAP on VPS [duplicate]

I'm desperately looking for a way to enable TUN/TAP on a VPS in order to use an OpenVPN client. The VPS is based on Parallels Virtuozzo. I've been reading a ton of tutorials and forum topics, and here ...
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Use HAProxy or Nginx to Load Balance between VPS

I want to load balance + failover backup multiple vps webservers hosted on different providers. I heard that for HAProxy you need multiple server under the same subnet, plus a shared (virtual) ip ...
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Checking if my hostname is correct (ovh vps + centos7)

I recently purchased a VPS from OVH with Centos 7 preinstalled. I want to make sure my hostname is correctly set. According to some tutorials: hostname returns the hostname hostname -f returns the ...
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nginx redirect ip to domain name

I am trying to deploy a website with nginx and gunicorn. Nginx is serving static files and acting as a proxy to gunicorn. Here is the content of my /etc/nginx/sites-available/herbop file server { ...
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How can I trace the cause of php-fpm terminating?

I have VPS (4 core, 6GB) running centos, nginx and php-fpm, with very little traffic (I have never published the url). Every few weeks (at different times), php-fpm terminates with only the following ...
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best configuration for database server [duplicate]

Okay I have a VPS (DO 512 MB) and AWS RDS free tier . I wanna get the maximum performance , please help me cause I'm a little confused . I run a nginx server on the VPS and it can handle 1K ...
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Configure VPS to access SSH with subdomain

Well, I just bought a unmanaged VPS with DirectSpace to try the service out. I'm currently able to access it through the two IP adresses that they gave me, but now I'd like to get access to it through ...
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Flask Deployment - Security/clone

I've recently deployed a flask app with Gunicorn to a VPS. Within 4 days of deploying I found an exact copy of my flask app in France - assuming by the French domain. A few days later I had a worker ...
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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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I have some questions regarding VPS and what I should order? [closed]

I have a classifieds website, with around 50thousand ads put in every month. I don't have any more statistics than this. I use PHP and MySql currently, and I am about to install Sphinx or SOLR on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Cloning/copying an entire disk image?

Without going into too much detail, a certain popular VPS provider has been hacked and ddos'd. The hack is the final straw but I am stuck on how to migrate and restore an entire image. I'm currently ...
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Apache 2.4 reload fails

My Apache won't reload after doing some changes, in this case after adding a new VHOST via Webmin. It's not the first time it happens, last time I resolved reinstalling Apache, indeed not a ...
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Get the most out of VPS and AWS [duplicate]

I have a static website running on shared hosting and doing good (not slow) And having a bandwidth of about 3Gb / month and I'm adding 2 other dynamic website with database and php scripting(I assume ...
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Remote Desktop black screen

Today, when I went to remote to my VPS (with Windows 2012 r2), remote desktop shows me black screen and closed after some seconds. I've tested remote from other client (with different OS) but again ...
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Dealing with server overload bursts? [closed]

On my website, VPS server with 2 GB RAM, I host a repository which users can download some small package (about 2 MB) to their machines. Problem is, over time, this repo got highly popular - tens of ...
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On a default Linode instance, can I check email remotely?

Please allow me to ask a stupid question but I have a Linode instance that I use for web hosting. I use Google apps for email so I didn't install anything other than what came with my Ubuntu install ...
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How to login as root in vps from main server (Dedicated)

how to login as root in VPS from root main server without changing the existing root password? I have Dedicated server and use virtualizor OpenVZ for make it available for to build vps, but one of my ...
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Windows Azure: Open all ports to external world

I have tried all options from google. But it seems i'm missing something... I'm trying to open at least one port... But it just doesn't open it. iptables is empty, server is default python -m ...
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nginx time to first byte

I running several project on one machine, below with all the info. on nginx config if PHP project use fastcgi cache, Node.js project use proxy_pass , and all project use gzip. I'm new to maintain ...
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Diagnosing unexpected downtime in a VPS setting

I currently operate a Debian VPS with Linode to host a website. Yesterday, the entire VPS became unresponsive for about 40 minutes. Checking the graphs that Linode provides I see that the entire ...
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IP used in the HELO request

I'm currently working on setting up my new VPS in a way so my emails dont get into the spam folders (ie Gmail, Hotmail etc). For all this to happen, all the DNS/SMTP configurations need to be setup ...
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Install SSL on VPS Google App Engine for https

I have VPS Ubuntu 14 Server My GAE application on pyton. My Python application is using HTTP on Google App Engine. I have an SSL certificate for my domain, and I'd like my Google App Engine ...
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Configuring VPS as VPN client

I'm trying to achieve that all outgoing connections from my VPS would go through VPN. I've ordered a VPN from a provider and am trying to set up OpenVPN according to their guide ...
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Preventing VPS server crash for inodes and memory limit

I'm new in VPS and very low knowledge on linux. I was using a Shared hosting from 3 years where I had almost 100 Joomla websites, with 16GB disk space used and 18GB monthly transfer. On the shared ...