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I think that you are using private name servers. To use private name servers you need to register private name servers through your domain control panel. There may be an option in your domain control panel to create name servers in which you will have to define the ip of your vps against NS1 & NS2.YourDomain.Com
How to test it? Just go to https://yoursite.com/, if it pulls up, it works!
Search for large logs. Also check to see if anyone has uploaded large (or multiple) files through the forum somehow. Try backing up your server to your computer and see which folders are holding that much data. Also some servers backup the files to a archive which is on the server, which might increase space usage.
Login to the server and execute the command below. It will show the files which are in GB's. It will help you to investigate it further. cd / ; find ./ -size +1000000000c
Check for error logs. I had a Wordpress site that was constantly running out of disk space and it turned out to be a large error log. If this is the issue the first thing you do is fix the issue that is being logged as not doing so will result in this problem never going away.
If the dedicated IP when browsed shows a cPanel page, it means that you do not have a unique/dedicated IP address assigned. The IP is being shared with multiple sites. It should show just your website content. It is not recommended as it would have duplicate content on the website and the IP address when browsed. Search Engines might penalize you for it.
No, generally you wouldn't want the IP address to resolve to your website in addition to the domain itself (providing your domain resolves to the website, this will suffice) - there is often no need for the website to be accessible at the IP address but you could 301 redirect the IP address to your domain in .htaccess to handle this if you wish.
The term snapshot can mean many things to many people. If you mean a backup, they should be doing that already and you should be able to do this yourself too. If you mean image backup then that would have be to asked of the ISP as to whether they perform image backups or not. Image backups usually mean having access to a server with a bootable floppie or ...
There are a plethora of options to improve the performance of a php based website. Here are some options I use: Cache, cache and cache. In the performance and usability options, make sure that you ticked the option "cache pages for anonymous users". Install and configure varnish. Either install it in your present server or install it in a new server ...
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