Virtual Private Server - a term used by internet hosting services to refer to a virtual machine.

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Pointing Domain to VPS

I'm trying to point my domain name that's registered through HostGator to my Windows VPS registered through GoDaddy. I'm using Plesk 11 as my Control Panel. I was reading this article from GoDaddy: ...
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Kloxo - Use third party nameserver

Here's my case: I got my domain from a registrar. I got my VPS up from a provider who also offers free DNS hosting, on their own server (separately from my VPS, IP:111.111.111.111). So I got these ...
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cPanel SSL installation

I've tried transferring SSL issued by GoDaddy to Linux based server. The website was originally hosted in Windows. After the installation is completed, I got a message like this in cPanel: ...
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What is using so much of my disk space?

I have a 768MB VPS, on which I host 1 website. That website has WordPress installed and a MyBB forum and it fills 22 GB in space. It shouldn't have more than 1 GB. And a few weeks ago it had 15 GB in ...
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Should a domain be accessible via IP as well?

I have a domain which is accessible through the domain name of course. However, it seats on a unique IP, as it is hosted on a VPS. But I can't access it through that unique IP (I'm getting into a ...
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Do VPS hosts typically offer an option to take snapshots of the virtual machine (VM)?

Is taking a snapshot of the virtual machine that a VPS runs on a standard feature provided by VPS hosts?
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Is there a way to compare the speed of potential webhosts? [duplicate]

I want to get VPS hosting, but don't know according to what should I choose, especially how do I know if its speedy enough?
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Site hosted in DREAMHOST, planning to add additional servers or 3rd party webhost to handle huge traffic

Our company site is hosted from a VPS server in Dreamhost. The site is created in Drupal and loaded with a number of Drupal modules. It has a huge page views and unique visitors , although it is ...
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How can I check memory usage for each cPanel account?

Currently I have 4 cPanel accounts running on my VPS. I need to check the memory (RAM) usage for each account on the VPS to identify which of them is using high resources in order to ban. I opened the ...
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VPS Performance

Sometimes I can see that the performance drops for my websites that are located on a VPS. Is it possible the VPS provider allocated less memory/cpu power to my VPS? So, How I can check I get the ...
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Nameservers and migrating a VPS

I am primarily a front end developer who has been tasked with upgrading my companies VPS. As far as I understand, this is just the process of obtaining a new VPS with WHM/CPanel and then migrating ...
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Some clients cannot access their websites or mail, but I can. Not sure whats wrong

I have about 5 clients whose sites are hosted on our VPS who cannot access their sites from their office computers. DNS is fine and there doesnt seem to be anything wrong with the host - no downtime ...
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Server overhead caused by bots?

I have one customer website causing overhead (http://www.modacalcio.it/en/by-kind/football-boots.html). With htop opened, I am trying navigate the website and the much load of the website is done by ...
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How to transition from a shared server to VPS or dedicated managed server

I have a website that's currently on a shared server plan. It's been working fine. In about a week, I'm expecting a spike in traffic during a specific 4-day event. I could have as many as 1000 ...
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Mapping a domain to my virtual server using an A record

I bought a virtual server from Hetzner. It has Debian 7.0 minimal installed, and I also installed Apache server using apt-get install apache2. That's about everything I did on the server. This URL ...
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How do I setup origin domain for Google PageSpeed Service?

I have a WordPress site with cPanel (WHM) with VPS. Today I configured Google PageSpeed Service for my WordPress site. After I submitted my WWW domain, PSS automatically added my naked domain (without ...
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Can changing nameservers while keeping the same host impact SEO for websites?

I host several Italian sites in a Virtual Private Server (VPS) located in Italy. At the moment, most of the domains are registered by the same provider, so all the nameservers are located in Italy ...
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Which operating system for my first VPS? [closed]

I'm starting to host my first web application on a VPS, but I don't yet have any experience managing a server. I want to minimize the costs of hosting but also reduce the hassles which a 1 man startup ...
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I'm receiving this error when I point my domain names to a new VPS host: “You must enter a registered nameserver”

Why am I getting this error message when I point my domain names from my old host to a new VPS host: knowing that My dns is already registered in my new VPS host!
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How to add multiple websites on a single IP address?

I have a VDS server and a dedicated IP address. The question is how to add multiple sites in a single domain? For example I have 3 sites as below: www.company.co www.webdesign.com www.inet.com ...
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Is it Better to Use a Separate VPS for Each Website or Have One, Stronger VPS? [closed]

In what situations should one purchase multiple VPSes to host multiple websites? For instance, renting three VPSes with 1GB RAM 3 times vs renting one VPS with 3GB RAM? The problem I am currently ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

I've read that Litespeed is a lot faster than Apache. I use mostly WordPress and Joomla sites and am looking for a new server. Will I see a significant increase in speed of WordPress being on a ...
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VPS and hosting [duplicate]

NO this is no duplicate of the above. My question is very specific to VPS and is not solely related to hosting but also to virtual desktop and such. The above barely writes 2 lines about VPS and never ...
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place to host a simple php socket server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? i am running a small project that occasionally requires me to run a php socket script through ssh. it uses a few ...
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which vps hosting providers support custom images? [duplicate]

Which vps/cloud hopsting providers support custom machine images (like those offered by Bitnami and Turnkey linux)? I know amazon does, and unfortunately digitalocean doesn't. Which other large cloud ...
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How to Configure Name Servers using Webmin in Unmanaged VPS on Centos

I want to configure my site's name servers and all related stuff. I'm not able to find any good documentation steps to do it straight-forwardly without understanding the natty-gritty of this. I wish I ...
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cPanel email doesn't seem to work - error 550?

I am fairly new to the web hosting game, so bear with me :) Recently set up a VPS with cPanel and WHM. Everything is going well so far, I've created a user domain and transferred my website there, ...
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Creating hosting accounts in WHM on a single IP

I've just purchased a VPS with the hope of transferring multiple shared hosting accounts onto it. The problem is that I've only got 2 IP addresses with my VPS. I can create an account and assign it ...
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PHP accessible shared content between two websites on the same VPS on different domains/IPs

I have two ecommerce websites, selling music digital downloads, on the same VPS, currently using cPanel/WHM (but thinking of switching to Virtualmin). They have separate domains and IPs of course. ...
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Web Hosting Advice for Project [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am working on a project that will be released as open source in the latter part of the year. I am starting to think ...
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I need a flexible VPS like gandi.com [duplicate]

What are the alternative? I do not ask for which one you recommend. I am simply asking for list of similar service. That being said if there is any you've used and happy with please let me know. ...
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What VPS spec would I require to run WordPress [closed]

I am looking to move an existing WordPress website to a virtual private server (VPS). It will be a Debian (minimal install) running ISPConfig3, Squirrel Mail, and Apache2. The WordPress site ...
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Trouble setting up DNS for VPS

I had registered a domain at namecheap and forwarded the DNS to my host at vps.net. The strange thing is, when I did that the site was showing up. I even uploaded files and everything was displaying ...
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What is the difference between cloud hosting, web hosting, and VPS (virtual private server) [duplicate]

I am building a simple android App that will connect to a online database. But I am not sure what I need in terms of hosting. Would it be cloud hosting, web hosting, VPS (virtual private server) I ...
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Permission denied when using desktop apps on Own Cloud [duplicate]

I'm running OwnCloud on an unmanaged VPS & I get a permission denied error every time I try to log in on Linux & OS X. The web interface works fine. Anybody ever come across this before?
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Price per hour or per month [duplicate]

I am trying to select a host for my Node.js applications. They are low-traffic applications - I expect an average of 1-2 hours of use per day, so I am looking for a package where I can pay per use ...
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Shared versus VPS versus Cloud?

Short form: I'm trying to decide between shared, VPS, and cloud hosting for a few Django webapps. Long form: I'm currently hosting around half-dozen sites (a mix of Django and PHP) on two ...
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Benefits of sharing one IP, or prefarably assigning a new IP?

I think I am lost but not found yet, please as regards this very topic; my issue was that I bought a new VPS using WHM optimised and it's just one domain meaning one IP. All I want to know is the ...
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“NS1” and “NS2” A records suddenly required?

I have a VPS server that I host several sites on. One of the domain names I use for a site hosted on the VPS is registered through a different company. The site was working fine until this morning ...
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My domain name changes to an IP address in the URL bar when visited. How can I fix this?

I have a domain name, that points to the address of my VPS. And when I visit the website the URL changes to the IP address of the VPS I own. I would like it to keep the URL as the domain name. How do ...
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Best OS, Control Panel etc. for a WordPress multisites on VPS server? [duplicate]

On a VPS server what is the better to use for the best performance with WordPress multisites? Apache, Lighttpd or Nginx? OS? Free alternative control panel of cPanel/whm (uses less memory and works ...
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Emails have disappeared from 1 account on mail server (WHM/LAMP VPS)

I just received a call from a client saying that all their emails have dissappeared from their inbox. I logged on to their webmail account via CPanel and RoundCube and this appears to be true - there ...
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Setting up VPS: How to configure name servers

So I got a VPS set up (LAMP) and have transfered a couple of sites over. Now I want to point my domain names from the old host to the new VPS host, which does not have any name servers yet. On my ...
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How many SSL certificates are required?

I have the following domains, all inside one single VPS (one IP address): www.example.com classmates.com john.classmates.com mary.classmates.com blog.classmates.com If I need https for the ...
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Should I create zone for each domain that I want to host on my server

I'm setting up a web hosting on my VPS, I want to host several websites on my vps, I have two domains, domain1.com and domain2.com and a website for each hosted on iis, I know that I should add these ...
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Plesk: View system resources (e.g., RAM, CPU, etc…) for a VPS

I've setup my first VPS. Previously I've always been hosting my projects on a shared hosting account. I run a couple of little personal projects on the VPS, including one that is continuously scraping ...
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Set nameserver in WHM with VPS that has no domain name?

I have a new VPS I want to use to manage sites on. I need to set up nameservers so that I can point the domain names to the new servers. I know nameservers usually look like ns1.example.com where ...
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Using one IP for Nameserver like NS1 and NS2

Please I like to know why I can't use my one IP on my nameserver like: ns1.mydomain.com = 67.111.78.12 ns2.mydomain.com = (but the IP could be assigned here)
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Create A record from the terminal

I have contracted a linux VPS and a domain (www.myproject.com). After that, in the same site from my user area, I have registered a pair of DNS (ns1.myproject.com and ns2.myproject.com) associating ...
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Hosting a site that stores a large amount of images using asp.net MVC 4?

I am working on a website that is kinda like Flickr, for my photography course. Now every student has an account and is able to upload their photographs, which can be seen by everyone who goes onto ...