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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CentOS7 firewalld no zones

I have installed firewalld on a 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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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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Rails 4 Unicorn+Nginx on Ubuntu 13.04 VPS keeps crashing

I bought a years subscription at bluevm.com (found some coupon code, it was only about $15 for a whole year) to launch my first Rails Production server. I'm running Nginx with Unicorn and MySQL on ...
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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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High load average, low CPU and IO (Centos 5.7)

A Drupal 7 site with CiviCRM, after running smoothly for a year on a 1&1 VPS suddenly became unresponsive. Now pages eventually load, but can take more than a minute. Looking at resource use in ...
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Using a rented VPS as an Openvpn server for friends: legal risks and how to avoid them?

Disclaimer: I have done some research on the legal implications of an Openvpn server hosted on a VPS, but have come back from these quite empty-handed. Context: We are a bunch of friends in ...
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Using a VPS as front end proxy

I run a shell host that many users share which gets frequently DDoS'd (at least once every other month). So I have come up with a plan to peer all traffic with a VPS, so that it appears to everyone ...
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Performance concern with hosting large clustered DBs on VPS cloud servers

I wonder if anybody else bumped into this issue? You get a couple of beefy 12-core VPS instances in some cloud like DigitalOcean and set up a database on them in "active-passive" cluster ...
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MYSQL DB not starting

I have VPS where I run apache and mysql and since yesterday I can't launch the mysql server anymore: sudo service mysql start start: Job failed to start output of error.log at /var/log/mysql/error....
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how could I change the IP address dynamically

I bought many IPs for my VPS machine. But I don't get how to change the IP with the interface eth0, eth1. And it seems only eth0, eth1 can be seem with ifconfig And the machine will lose connection ...
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Can't connect multiple user to L2TP VPN server (Error 720)

I have a VPS running windows server 2008 r2 standard. I configured Routing And Remote Access and NAT , i created multiple users with "Network Access Permission: Allow Access" . What i have done in ...
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firewall on server preventing access by multiple computers on same NAT'ed ip

I am encountering a strange problem with my VPS provider and wondered if anyone here with firewall / sysadmin experience had seen anything like this. Has anyone seen a situation where a firewall or ...
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No buffer space available : how to track

when I receive a lot of traffic on my vps, I receive the error that there is no buffer space available. I would like to track if there is a leak, for example non-cached api requests, or to see from ...
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Is Debian Minimal a good starting point for a VPS?

When I reinstall Debian 7 Wheezy on my VPS I can choose between Minimal and Normal Debian 7 image. I tried both and found that the Minimal image does not contain, for example, the sudo command and ...
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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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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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HIGH CPU usage by PHP on a VPS Magento Server

My server running magento is 4gb ram and 4 core cpu. But still i am struggling with the high CPU usage. I only have 10 visitors at any given point of time. I am not sure if the PHP has to take this ...
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Ports blocked on ubuntu 13.10 vps

I have been searching all over for an answer, i got a cheap vps server running ubuntu 13.10 and installed webmin which should allow me to go to serverip:10000 But i can't connect to it and ...
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Cent OS 6.4 VPS went down unexpected

I have a cloud VPS at Digital Ocean , Recently it went down on its own, i was using pingdom alert which notified me about it, so i booted up the VPS again to find out what caused this . How can find ...
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short Apache outages (VPS, ModSecurity)

I have a problem with my site recently hosted at Liquidweb, none of their techs seems to be able to solve this issue even after days. Was hoping I could get some help here. Occasionally, my site's ...
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OpenVPN server won't start (CentOS 5)

I am trying to setup a VPN server on 1&1 VPS. I was able to install OpenVPN-AS more or less as instructed; separately, I have checked and cat /dev/net/tun/ yields cat: /dev/net/tun: File ...
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Cross machine full backup solutions

I have a fully configured VPS where every service relevant to my customers and to me is provided in abstraction from the underlay hardware; that is: the softwares for webserver, PHP, forums, and every ...
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what is the default size of jvm heap when using maven to create jvm?

I am using the server started by the following command. mvn jetty:run i want to stop the server, but i failed to run mvn jetty:stop, even faild to run java -version, why? [mirror@home wpse]$ mvn ...
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VPS hitting tcpsndbuf often

On my VPS running I'm recently hitting soft and hardlimits of tcpsndbuf very often, causing the server to become nearly unreachable as load goes up to 45 and higer. I have already tried limiting the ...
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new IP for ubuntu VPS can't ping outside the box / ssh hangs

my VPS provider just changed my VPS' IP, everything is working (like the webserver) but I have two problems when I login via SSH after I type the user the console hangs for about 10 seconds before ...
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Heavy disk write on a Debian VPS gives “ata1: lost interrupt (Status 0x50)”

I have a new Debian VPS that appears to fail almost every time I run a heavy disk write test on ext4 filesystem. The filesystem goes to read-only mode and "ata1: lost interrupt (Status 0x50)" is ...
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(Fresh VPS) Apache Default page Accessible via Telnet but not through IP address via Browser

Fresh VPS. CentOS 5.5 + Apache + mysql. With root access. I start httpd service. status running. I type IP address from web browser. default page not being displayed. My browser keeps showing ...
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I can't access a web page from a VPS server

I need to access a web page through my VPS using Firefox, but Firefox says "Unable to connect". And the problem is that this web page is located on the same provider's servers as my VPS. If I try to ...
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WARNING: No mapping found for HTTP request with URI in my vps

The Spring MVC config map the request to "/test/api" Everything works fine at local, I can visit "localhost:8080/test/api" and get JSON results {"status":"ok"} But I deploy the code with Jetty in ...
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VPS disk size is much larger than expected (830GB instead of 80GB)

We have rent a server and created a few VPS on it. I have an VPS that I deployed some services on it, The amount of storage has been defined to 80GB and 10GB of the space is used. Problem is that ...
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Randomly VPS down and no SSH access

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 (32bit) LEMP SSD, 512MB VPS (Digital Ocean). Its all the time memory usage bellow 60% and CPU usage also normal. After every 2 or 3 days this VPS down and can't even connect via ...
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Rundom Facebook og: tags not found - operation timeout

I have a vps (Centos 7.2 64bit/CPanel/5GB Dedi Ram & 2GB Boost/CPU i7 2900-3.4ghz(4 Cores)/200GB Disk) with apache 2.4 and nginx 1.10.0, and I have set up wp multisite(subdomains) 4.5.2 with WP ...
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Apply changes to autoscaling Google Cloud Instance?

Every time I make changes to my Instance Group's VM (i.e. Apache2 config) in Google Cloud, I'm currently creating a new snapshot, making it into a disk, then an image, into a new Instance Template, ...
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How can I configure a Django website to work with Apache 2.4 VirtualHosts?

I recently started developing Django websites and I want to deploy them on a CentOS VPS with mod_wsgi and Apache. I followed this guide and it works perfectly, but I would like to have more than one ...
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SolusVM Migration

I have an old server on which I am hosting about 30 OpenVZ VPS Servers. I have purchased a new server which is much more powerful and I plan to do a complete migration in the future. Currently I would ...
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MongoDB setup for Rocket.Chat error message

I'm following this tutorial for a Rocket.Chat setup on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. After installation of Mongod, it says to setup a replica set and gives the instructions to insert the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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configure burst ram for openvz container

Can somebody help me out as to how can we set the burst ram for OpenVZ container using proxmox API. I tried using the following command but with no success: pvesh set /nodes/pve/openvz/{vmid}/config/ ...
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Need to determine why my VPS rebooted - every few days, a sudden spike

Can anyone give some advice as to why my LAMP VPS server (running centos) reboots every few days? Well I know why - it's because the CPU and load suddenly spikes, but what causes the spike and what ...
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Setup PPTP VPN on linux for Mac OSX Usage

I have setup a PPTP VPN on my VPS with this script. With chap-secrets: "lunik pptpd XXXX *" But I can't connect it from my mac. I need help please :)
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Debian server reboots after every login

I have a Debian Wheezy vps on the cloud. Today I tried to login using the VNC console provided by my vps service provider but everytime I login the server automatically reboots after 5 seconds! Has ...
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softhether VPN server: PPP server not responding

I've created a Softether VPN server on a VPS. Connecting works great (over L2TP) but when I lock my iPhone (and wifi/4G gets disconnected) it sometimes doesn't reconnect. I then get this error message ...
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VPS - Server goes randomly down with gap in all logs

We're running several (leased) dedicated servers at a provider in The Netherlands. Everything runs smoothly and most of our virtual servers have a high uptime (99,99%). Except for one server, which is ...
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SPF Not Being Recognized

I'm working on setting up a VPS on Vultr (Ubuntu 14.04). The hostname is setup on the server as host2.sethta.com. I've almost got everything setup how I want, but Google is rejecting emails from the ...