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Questions tagged [vps]

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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Postfix - can't recieve emails from external domain (Ubuntu 16.04)

Good morning! I have a bit common problem, but I haven't found any solution yet, after reading really a lot of forums and tutorials. Shortly: I want to send an email from external domain to my server,...
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Openvz VPS Ubuntu 16 /var/run/sshd directory missing at every reboot [duplicate]

I am running a few VPS servers with OpenVZ latest kernel and Ubuntu 16.0.4 that I resell to my customers. Every reboot, the /var/run/sshd directory gets deleted, for unknown reasons apparently, and ...
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How to separate production and resource-calculation processes in same website vps?

I'll try to expain what i want. I have a website on VPS (say PHP/wordPress) , so users visit my site at "example.com". but on the same time i have setup a very heavy CRON every minute, and stores data ...
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What could be Wordpress CPU requirements compared to its RAM requirements? [duplicate]

Im not asking how much RAM/CPU my website(s) will need to run, but if it is possible to determine a relation between CPU and RAM. Is there a relation? When I want more CPU and when I want more RAM to ...
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What is the most important hardware spec with PHP's readfile function? [duplicate]

I have a PHP script that serves files via the readfile() function on an Ubuntu server with PHP5. I would like to speed up the process, but I am not sure which system requirement will help me to ...
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virtual network manage multiple ip

I have an Private Virutal Server with two ip. Th OS is Ubuntu 16. I would like to allow only* the ports 22,80,442 on the first ip and Allow the ports 12301,12302,12303,12304 on the second ip. How I ...
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Scaling up / reorganising VPS infrastructure for SMB

I work for a digital agency, where we design, build and host websites for our (local) clients. Currently, we have approx. 80-90 sites scattered on 11 VPS instances. 99% of those sites is WordPress ...
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How do I manage the backup process for a VPS?

I have a platform that I would like to offer for my client. It is a SaaS platform in which I need to host it. It sounds like VPS is one way to go but I never owned/managed a VPS so not sure how to ...
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Screen terminal replaces some characters with question marks? (ä ö ü ß § °)

I know if this is important, but I'm running a Minecraft server in a screen on my VPS. Everthing was working just fine two days ago, but then I resetted my machine yesterday (same OS as before, Ubuntu ...
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running VPN and NAT on a Windows server that is connected to internet using a static IP address

I have a windows server 2008 VPS, and I want to have a couple of VPN account that have access to this server and the indernet through the server (using the server's IP access to the internet). so I ...
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Server dropping or disallowing more than one machine from same network

I have asked everywhere and nobody seems to be able to help. I have a VPS on Contabo. It used to be Ubuntu 14.04 and I updated this year to Ubuntu 16.04. I think the problem started around that time, ...
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Impact of disabling automatic fsck on reboot

I have a client on cloud hosting with some sizable drives on the vps. Twice in the past year after a forced reboot the server was down for a few hours because fsck ran automatically when the server ...
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Run kubernetes cluster directly on ubuntu (vps)

Currently I am experimenting with local hosted clusters using minikube. For a project I want to run a cluster of 1-2 nodes on my ubuntu VPS server. As I can not calculate the need of resources such as ...
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How to setup subdomain DNS in Windows Server 2016

I have purchased a Windows VPS from godaddy with Self Managed option. I want to use it for website hosting purpose. I thought it would be easier to setup the IIS and DNS etc, but now its looking tough ...
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MX record on a VPS

I'm running a VPS on OVH (vps403xxx.ovh.net) from which I send emails. Problem is Spamassassin tells me I should publish a DNS (MX) entry for vps403xxx.ovh.net or my messages go to spam. I know how ...
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Emails go to spam ( Reverse DNS is set , DKIM pass , SPF pass , DMARC pass ) [duplicate]

It's been now 3 days that I am struggling with configuring my emails to go to the inbox. I have a VPS server at OVH and a domain name. I have configured everything in virtualmin with OpenDKIM and ...
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docker-ce worked on CentOS 7 VPS but no longer works

In middle of September I've rented CentOS 7 VPS, installed docker-ce from stable repo there, according to the docs and all was fine. Today I've realized that docker daemon doesn't working. I've ...
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High wa but no IO usage

My VPS is having extremely high wa (around 90), but there is no IO usage taking place. htop: iotop: nethogs: What can be the problem here?
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Can a high load on a VPS be caused by the underlying infrastructure?

My VPS started to have random stints of high load (around 2-3, but the system becomes extremely slow, running ls takes like 30 seconds). I hadn’t changed anything on it, there was pretty much nothing ...
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Why does my VPS have a default domain name? [closed]

I have purchased a new VPS with a dedicated IP address. I noticed that its hostname is something like vmi223344.example.net. I then was able to access the Apache server by browsing http://vmi223344....
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Tcpdump command shows 10 requests per second on SSH [duplicate]

When I type "tcpdump" on any VPS server I own I get many requests apparently from my own machine to the SSH port. Is this normal?
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Whitelist outgoing SMTP server using CSF

Am trying to setup Mandrill for transactional emails for one of my web application. I decided to use the SMTP method(credentials from Mandrill) than using API as it would be easy for me. In my VPS ...
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DigitalOcean VPS Tomcat server: can't configure port 80 and multiple domain names

I have a VPS (droplet) on DigitalOceanI'm trying to configure 80 port and several domain names for my server. After reading some questions and answers I edited my server.xml file like this: <?xml ...
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accidentally delete mysql files in /var/lib/mysql

I made a big mistake!, I have a vps(centos7) server and for deleting temp files have a command: sudo find /tmp -type f -atime +10-delete this command is good but this time by mistake i forgot to ...
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How to Enable IPV6 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (Cloud Google VPS)

I'm new to Cloud Google VPS. Since it's free, I am testing some Windows Server with 2012 R2 OS, but having a problem enabling IPv6 IP Address. Help would be greatly appreciated!
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MT4 on my VPS won't send emails until I manually connect the RDP

Evening I have a set up of my Azure Windows 2012 VPS with a static IP address to maintain the same RDP connection. This works perfectly, however, I'm running an application (MetaTrader 4) that is ...
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Email Server Setup with VPS and Godaddy Domain

I am trying to set up an Email Server to send emails to all my clients/buyers at once and for this I have purchased a step-by-step guide from someone which I followed to set it up but unfortunately I ...
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SMTP Server All Records OK But All Email Sent in Spam

i bought a VPS with dedicated IP address and running windows Server 2012. I installed an SMTP server and DNS server, created all needed records: SPF, DMARC, DKIM, PTR, MX, and A. These results test ...
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Restarted Azure VPS maintaining the previous RDP connection

So I run a VPS with Microsoft Azure which is automated to shut down for the weekend (shuts down Friday night and starts up Sunday night. However, every time the VPS starts up, I have to establish a ...
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How to bind a specific IPv6 address to a specific user?

I'm running a VPS on Debian 9 that has multiple users and /64 Network of IPv6 addresses. I added a few of them by typing ip -6 addr add *IPv6* dev eth0 How do I bind a specific IPv6 address to a ...
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SSH tunnel for serving web sites from localhost

This is more question... When I do like this... I am able to serve my site to external IP of my VPS... ssh -L 8080:localhost:80 username@server.com How secure and is it okay to serve websites ...
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How to enable swap in OpenVZ container?

The problem Recently I decided to rent a $1.00/month VPS. I knew there was going to be a catch for the price and the specs and I think I've found it... I cannot create swap files as they VPS provider ...
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VPS high traffic load

Hello everyone I am really new on this topic so most of my questions will be trivial. I buyed a VPS from godaddy which has 4 CPUs 8GB Ram and 200 GB HDD. I set up a one domain and upload my web site ...
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Error: No space left on device: (deleted)/dev/zero

**** Hoster something changed on hypervizor but said, that nothing was changed. The problem is not on the server anymore... **** Could someone help me to solve the following problem: If I want to ...
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I can't receive emails from my MT4 Platform

My MT4 platform sends emails with no issues (as per the Journal Log) so free (Yahoo, GoogleMail) accounts with no problem, but when I change the "To" email to my companies domain I can't receive ...
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Why do I need both an iptables input and output chain rule for receiving requests?

I've been trying to get a debian VPS digital ocean droplet running a node server to respond to external WAN requests without much success. The node server is pretty simple listening to port 45000 for ...
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Configure VPS to accept FTP connections via Filezilla client using IP address

Currently I connect to my VPS using Filezilla client where I enter as hostname www.mysite.com. However, if I replace that with my VPS's IP address, I can't connect. I assume it has something to do ...
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Remote Client is unable to connect to TCP Server on VPS (Getting 10060 error)

I have searched all over the internet for the solution. Unfortunately, I could not get any working solution yet. Here is the story. I am running TCP server for small communication application on the ...
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Configuration Postfix, Dovecot on VPS (configuration domain records A and MX may not works well)

I am trying to configure mail server on my VPS (CentOS 7). I installed Postfix and Dovecot probably corectly and I guess it can be problem with well config A and MX record on my domain configuration ...
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CentOS 7: sshfs can't find fuse, even though fuse is loaded

When I try to run sshfs, I get the error fuse: device not found, try 'modprobe fuse' first. I already ran sudo modprobe fuse, but it just returns immediately without any output and the error persists: ...
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DNS Resolve with RRAS

I have a VPS running WS 2016 (not AD). I host some .net applications on the machine and machine has own DNS Server with two dedicated public IP. Everything was fine without RRAS configuration, but I ...
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GlassFish DAS cannot be accessed after enable secure admin

I'm doing a GlassFish (GF) installation on a VPS. I've followed these steps for the GF installation: https://www.rosehosting.com/blog/install-glassfish-4-1-on-a-centos-7-vps/ The server is listening ...
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Custom domain DNS using NGINX

it's my first time setting up a linux environment. I've been using cpanel for my php apps but recently i wanted to try new tech i.e nodejs so i bought a vps. I was able to setup nginx but im now ...
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VPN Connection on VPS, No Remote Desktop

I have a VPS running on WS 2016 (not ADC) and I used to connect via Remote Desktop Interface. Now I installed Remote Access for VPN, but when Routing and Remote Access Feature is on, I cannot connect ...
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How to recover data of a Bluescreen XEN HVM Windows server (SolusVM)?

The server won't boot into any of the following modes and the VPS crashes in the loading screen with a Bluescreen error. SafeMode SafeMode with Networking Last Known Good Configuration Normally How ...
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Port forwarding through VPS with OpenVPN to Client

In an attempt to allocate a public IP to a server inside my network i have the following scenario: VPS running Centos 7 and OpenVPN server with public IP 162.208.11.152 on interface venet0:0 Local ...
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Can't connect to GoDaddy VPS SMTP server

I have an ASP.Net C# web application which sends out email notification. I configured it to use the SMTP server on our VPS to send the email. But if the application is not hosted on the VPS I get an ...
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sendmail, exim, or php mail settings to avoid “Sender address rejected: Domain not found” on vps

I have A VPS with multiple domains setup. Some of the domains have PHP sites that send email. It turns out that some email servers are rejecting those emails with error: "Sender address rejected: ...
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How to make the libreswan the initiator of the tunnel?

I am connecting a site-to-site vpn with libreswan and it doesnt initiate the tunnel without a traffic from the other side. Is there a way to up the vpn tunnel from my side? Part of the pluto log is ...
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Link VPS Dedicated IP / Port to Internal Tinc VPN IP Port

After a couple of days research I've completely rewritten my question to make it easier to answer, and hopefully clearer of what I'm looking for. I have an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS server with a dedicated ...