Questions tagged [dedicated-server]

In the web hosting industry, a dedicated server refers to a server which is leased in its entirety to a single customer, usually an individual or small business.

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Does cloudflare provide anti-DDoS protection for dedicated servers?

I have a dedicated server that sometimes gets DDoS attacked. Does Cloudflare give you protection for dedicated servers or is it for websites only?
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Migrating from EC2 to Proxmox VM

So I am currently running 3 servers on EC2 with total of 3 cores. And 4 GB for the main server and 1 gb each for the dns servers. The bill doesn't make any sense to me paying 70 ish $ a month. I ...
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Dedicated server “out of RAM” while monitoring tool show RAM at 50%

I have this dedicated server at OVH with 64gb RAM running several docker containers. In the last month, it has started to hang unexpectedly; Monitoring tool shows memory & cpu usage at barely 50%...
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Dedicated server: after how many years should I upgrade to a new one, even if I don't need new hardware? [closed]

There is a higher probability that the old hardware will die, so after how many years do you suggest I rent a new server and abandon the old one?
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Why is dedicated server cheaper than Cloud VPS?

I need to scale my infrastructure and do not really understand why on my provider (OVH), dedicated server seems to be a better value than a cloud VPS instance. For ~55€ you can get a dedicated server ...
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Why open files limits set correctly on dedicated server but not on KVM machines?

I have set open files for all users on a dedicated server A in /etc/security/limits.conf like below: * hard nofile 1048576 * soft nofile 983040 And in /etc/pam.d/common-session I have ...
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How can I check the memory bank count in SuperMicro MBM-CMM-001?

How can I check the memory bank count in SuperMicro MBM-CMM-001? I checked all BIOS item, only can find the total memory.
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Replacing RAID 1 with larger drives - professional standards

I work with one of the biggest hosting companies on the planet. I got a dedicated server with hardware RAID 1 and two SAS 15k disks. I asked my hosting company if they could replace SAS with much ...
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MySQL my.cnf config for dedicated server [duplicate]

we have a dedicated server hosting 1 website on it uses WordPress, CPU: Intel® Xeon® W-2145 Octa-Core (8-core) RAM: 128 GB DDR4 ECC RAM Connection: 1 Gbit/s-Port Traffic: Unlimited OS: CENTOS 7.6 ...
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Allocating Game Servers Across Dedicated Servers

I run a small game server hosting business for a niche game, and I rent dedicated servers to keep costs down, each of which runs many game server instances. Game servers can be created and deleted at ...
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internet access to web site on hyper-v VM on hosted server with no dhcp

We have web servers running on older hosted dedicated servers that our SP is deprecating and removing support for. These are 2008 r2 servers and we don't have the source code to some of the older ASP....
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Advantage of installing VMs on dedicated vs native?

If I were to buy a dedicated server, what is the advantage of installing 4 VMs for 4 services (mail, Web, Database, Cache/other) vs installing everything on the dedicated server? Or is it more for ...
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(Single Day - Peak) Dedicated Server Requirements for CDN Set-ups [duplicate]

Update: Comments made regarding how it is not a duplicate - fundamental question. Pre-Info: I am a game design specialized generalist with semi-practical software engineering skills in essence yet ...
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Is a VPS with some resources the same as a Dedicated server with exactly same resources?

Apologize if I shouldn't ask this here. I want to acquire a VPS or a Dedicated. I read about VPS and Dedicated and the differences but I don't understand something... Is a VPS with some resources (X ...
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NVMe-Dedicated Server without Virtualisation: Big speed benefit? [closed]

I am currently using a VPS which is virtualised with Virtuozzo and sometimes my blog is starting to deliver in 150ms till 350ms (server response). I assume that the virtualisation is the bottle neck ...
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Docker Port Forwarding and Privileged Flag not working

This is my first question :-). I host all my services through docker on my actual root server, which works fine and is managed through rancher. But now I want to move my services to another host from ...
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How to track scripts that are sending SPAM?

Our server is hosting multiples websites for different clients. The hosting provider has blocked the port 25 after detecting that our dedicated server is sending spams. I have checked Qmail logs but ...
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Dedicated server provider lying about servers location?

I've been spending some time last weeks researching about dedicated server rentals in Spain and, appart from all of them being really expensive, I found something that's bugging me. So this is a range ...
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Bandwidth vs Uplink Port Speed

If a dedicated server has - 1. 1Gbps uplink port speed 2. 1Mbps unmetered bandwidth Under what circumstances will bandwidth be a limiting factor for serving requests and under what circumstances ...
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Transfer space from one partition to another

I have a Linux server running Ubuntu 16.04. I ran in to an issue this morning where one of my partitions ran out of space, I managed to free up some space as a temporary solution but need to transfer/...
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Using dedicated IP for mail and website (different from server)

I currently rent a dedicated server with an IP 1.1.1.1 and I've added a domain with IP 1.1.1.2 with DNS records (domain.com/mail.domain.com), MX record, SPF record etc all pointing at 1.1.1.2 The ...
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Getting 504 gateway timeout, regardless of max_time, max_size settings etc

I've set my setting in PHP fairly high: memory_limit: 256M max_execution_time: 999 max_input_time:9999 post_max_size:128M Upload_max_filesize: 128M (Also tried adding) max_input_vars=6000; ...
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My dedicated server won't startup

I tried almost everything (I am with soyoustart) but it just won't boot, I got this message from the soyoustart team, they won't help me since it's software related. (dedicated server is used for game ...
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How to design/ensure high-availability of web servers?

I have been given a dedicated server by 1&1 internet, which has two hard drives in a RAID1 configuration. I expected this would be good enough as if one disk fails, the other can take over until ...
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What is the difference between an Amazon dedicated instance and a dedicated host?

Amazon has two types of "dedicated" infrastructure: dedicated instances, and dedicated hosts. They say: When you launch instances on a Dedicated Host, the instances run on a physical server that is ...
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server ip gives blank page with no error, ftp, other domain pointing to server works well

Just new user in dedicated server, I installed debian 8 and many packages (Apache2, proftpd, mariadb, bind9, ...). Everything was working well for 2 weeks. My server IP adress was pointing to debian ...
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How to Manage Baremetal server from Openstack

i'm using openstack for manage VMs. Now i have bunch of dedicated servers from OVH. i would like to manage entire server from openstack(for os reinstall,snapshot,firewall...etc). Openstack ironic isn'...
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What's the difference between Dedicated Server and Root Server? [closed]

This question has been asked before, but I don't get the answer clear enough so I ask it again. What's the difference between Dedicated Server and Root Server? People are talking about Root Server ...
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Strange traffic on my dedicated Kimsufi Debian 8.4

I own a Kimsufi dedicated server since more than one year, and recently I decided to completely re-install the OS. I installed Debian 8.4 Jessie. I installed all the updates needed, changed my SSH ...
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I have to choose between IBM X3650 M4 and HP DL380pG8. What to consider?

I have to choose between IBM X3650 M4 and HP DL380pG8 servers. Both are 6-cores Xeon e5-2620 with 64 Mb of RAM and the same price. What factors should I consider to make a choice between them? They ...
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Best performance- and backup-strategy with running multiple Webapps and databases on dedicated servers

my company is soon going to move our webservice-hosting to a new hoster and therefore i'm currently planing how everything will run in the future. I have to deploy at least: MsSQL-Database Server ...
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In terms of stability, who beats whom? VPS or dedicated server? [closed]

basically I am asking because I am wondering if dedicated servers are really more stable than VPS? I read here: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/difference-between-shared-vps-dedicated-...
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Debian statistics - cpu, memory, hdd

I'm wondering how can I get my dedicated server avarage statistics for last month/ week. I used sysstat and sar to report my logs, but they are seems to be too much I'm interested about averege final ...
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Datacenter steal data from raid 1 server

I have a server (HP DL380pG8) in one of data centers in my country. As I was thinking about securing my data, I was thinking about what if, someone in data center, extracts one of disks which are ...
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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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how to assign failover ip into windows vm (ubuntu, kvm)

I purchased a dedicate server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64) with a failover ip from online.net. And i want to setup a windows vm with failover ip using kvm. I tried myself several times, but all failed. ...
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Migrating dedicated server and changing name server IP address

I want to transfer my dedicated server to another service provider/host and I want to ask about the name server IP address changes. My old nameservers are ns1.mydomain.com , ns2.mydomain.com and the ...
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Choosing a server for hosting a web API [duplicate]

I'm not fully sure it is appropriate to ask here - apologies if it is not. I want to set up a webservice (REST API) using PHP on top of Ubuntu. I looked over what the hosting company I'm already ...
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Root server with changed network settings - how to avoid to be shut out?

I just worked on a local Linux server in my office, connecting to it via SSH. I changed some network settings. Specifically, I added a simple network bridge that replaced the previous ethernet ...
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Start jar service on ports belong to Apache [closed]

I have been made a service for my Android Game. The service have socket connection, that connection is open on port 4444. My android App has connected with server by IP address e.g. 192.168.1.1:4444 ...
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Optimizing Apache + PHP 5

I have a dedicated Ubuntu box with a Plesk panel. My php files take a couple of seconds for the ttfb at random. Most requests are server lighting fast but after a couple of refreshes it waits very ...
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What's the best method to achieve full redundancy in a dedicated server? [closed]

I've been reading about full redundancy to achieve almost if not 100% uptime for your mission critical applications (handling financial data) running in a dedicated server, but I still can't wrap my ...
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Server becomes unresponsive after several days

I have a dedicated server that becomes unresponsive after several days of running-time. Sometimes it's 1 day and sometimes it's 5 days but it always happens and I can neither reach the server via ssh ...
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How do i mount root files from recovery mode

Hey can anyone tell how to mount my root files to edit sshd_config in recovery mode? im new to linux so can you give me step by step instructions? im using ubuntu as recovery mode. to edit files in ...
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Can't ssh after configuring sshd_config

I have configured my sshd configuration files to listen to ipv6 addresses, but forgot to uncomment ipv4 local addresses. Here is a snippet from my configuration file: AddressFamily any ListenAddress ...
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IP forwarding server (or other solution)

We have physical server based in Hungary that are serving our Hungarian version of a site. For any other website we launch in different countries, We buy hosting in that country and launch another ...
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cloud server performance vs same specification dedicated server?

I have a web application written in php (5.6.10) and using Postgresql (9.4) we have about 4k users per day and about 20k page views per days, my main issue that we are running in cloud host with 2 ...
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How can I work out how much RAM I'm (a) using or (b) would benefit from?

I used to run my site from a 4GB VPS. As time went on my storage needs grew, and I ended up moving to a 3TB dedicated server. As a side benefit, I now had 32GB of RAM. Though I'll admit I didn't ...
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IPv6 web server unreachable

I've bought a new dedicated server with 2 IPv4 addresses and a /56 IPv6 subnet. When I ping to my domain names on the dedicated server I get a message back. But when I ping from outside nothing ...
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How to use all hard drives in dedicated server [closed]

I bought dedicated server and after installing Plesk panel I can see under the server information tab it is showing me the total storage available: 1.7TB. lsblk output is: But I had bought server ...

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