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Porting my website from managed hosting to Scaleway VPS

I have decided to port my website from managed hosting to VPS as I need access to full functionality of linux to install different packages (I want to publish versions of my website developed with ...
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Do VPSs guarantee resources (CPU, memory) ? Or are they like a shared host (in terms of resources) but you can also manage your own site?

Shared hosts usually don't guarantee resources, they just say unlimited bandwith and things like that and the performance is best effort. Is it different with a VPS? For example, it says 1 vCores, ...
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How to change where the abuse email's get sent? [closed]

I have a domain called example.com which is registered with namecheap. example.com is hosted on a VPS with the hosting company XYZ (make up company) with WHM and cPanel Nameservers are being dealt ...
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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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Emails from my domain goest to spam - Split IP and suspicious server name

I have an issue with my VPS and Mails on OVH. I ordered a VPS and domain name for it. In Cpanel, I created a new user, added my domain name and some emails account. Website works fine and the same ...
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Link domain nameservers with VPS

I have bought a domain with online.az and I want to link it with my VPS from GoDaddy, The domain provider only allows you to add nameservers and does not allow you to add your server IP address. I ...
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When purchasing a VPS, what do “hostname”, “ns1 prefix”, and “ns2 prefix” mean?

I'm currently trying to buy a VPS to host some ready-made website I have on my computer. But I have no idea of what to write when presented with this (the highlighted part) Can someone please shed ...
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With a 100Mbits hosting port speed, will 100 users downloading simultaneously each get 1Mbits?

I have a file sharing site on shared hosting. I'm looking to upgrade it to a VPS, but I have a question about the network speed I will get. If I purchase a plan with 100Mbits port speed, would 100 ...
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Should I have the same DNS entries with my domain registrar and on the hosting server?

I'm migrating away from shared hosting and had a question about configuring my new set-up. I've transferred the domain to Google Domains. I'm using their name servers. And, I've moved the DNS records ...
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Using Moss as a virtual sysadmin. Based on this image and text, is it creating DNS entries?

I've just set up a new site on a VPS using Moss as a virtual sysadmin. In Moss' control panel, I can see A and CNAME records. As an example, you can see them at the bottom of this image from their ...
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Does server location and geo location based on IP impact SEO?

I was browsing through a VPS provider and came across this information for additional IPs. Is this true? One of the main criteria Google takes into account when ranking every website is loading ...
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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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How do I create name servers for my VPS package?

I have recently signed up for a knownhost VPS package. My account has been set up on their end. They want me to create ns1.outsourcingnepal.com and ns2.outsourcingnepal.com in my registrar and point ...
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Benefits of sharing one IP, or preferably assigning a new IP

I bought a new VPS using WHM optimised and it's just one domain, one IP. Are there benefits of many domains sharing the same IP (remembering the IP is for the root) or are there any disadvantages to ...
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Partner referral sales have tanked two months after HTTPS migration, switch back?

On march 2nd I migrated my website from http to https and also put the site on a new VPS that I configured. I have 301'd all urls to https and I have no mixed content warnings. I have also added the ...
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Some users are redirected to cpanel cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi while other don't

I have a website which used to be hosted on a managed Bluehost plan that includes a cPanel by default. for some non-technical reasons, I've decided to move the website from Bluehost to an unmanaged ...
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Are FTP accounts available in VestaCP for free?

I'm planning to deploy VestaCP on a VPS hosted in OVH. I know that VestaCP needs a license for the file manager. Does it include free FTP accounts to manage my future site in WordPress? Do I need to ...
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Outlook 2016 says “The target principal name is incorrect” on my site's security certificate

I currently run a Plesk VPS, with 2 Domains hosted within. Some time ago, I had installed the 'Let's Encrypt' SSL Certificate onto my Plesk VPS. Both domains, successfully displayed the 'https' ...
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Does removing Softaculous affect the installed Apps?

I researched about this and even asked my hosting provider, but they didn't give me an answer. I am paying for a Softaculous license in a VPS. I used it some time ago to install WordPress and ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

I heard that is important from a SEO perspective what other websites are hosted on the IP address on which my website is stored. Do other websites hosted on my server/VPS affect my search results in ...
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Do I need to assign my own host name to my VPS to connect to it via SSH?

I recently purchased a VPS from a service. The hostname seems semi randomly generated 12jk34kd.vpsservice.example It says I have the option to change the hostname but it looks like I can change ...
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Installing Comodo software on an Apache-based Modsecurity module [closed]

I am very new to the VPS world and I want to install Modsecurity on my new VPS (Ubuntu 16, Apache, Webmin) after getting many recommendations to do so (already installed CSF-LFD but had many voices to ...
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How to remove port number from the URL?

I need a help for the remove port number from the URL. I host a site on VPS using xampp virtual host. Everything is working perfectly,but cant access domain without port number EX: www.example.com:...
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Should I use VPS IP addresses or VPS domain names in the DNS Settings?

I have recently applied a 'Let's Encrypt' certificate to my VPS. Whilst doing this, I came to learn that I could access my Plesk VPS, through both an IP address (insecure over HTTP) and a domain name ...
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Error: You do not have permission to create subdomains of the server’s hostname

Attempting to add a subdomain to a client's WHM/cPanel VPS. Getting the error: There was a problem creating the sub-domain: You do not have permission to create subdomains of the server’s hostname.
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What entry should be put into the Domain Name, when it comes to SSL Certificates for a Plesk VPS?

I am currently in the process of securing a VPS of mine, with the Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate. Referring to the below image, was is required, when 'The domain name must resolve to your server'? ...
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How do i Seperate WebHosting Space and Email Hosting Space

I have a VPS account from knownhost. I have clients who have their website hosting on my server. Some have subscribed 50MB, 100MB, 500MB or 1 GB as per their requirement. They are also allowed to ...
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Effective and cheap way of hosting images [closed]

I'm making a website that uses mostly images, they take up to 150gb disk space. My VPS is only 40GB SSD and I'm looking for a way to host images elsewhere. How can I achieve that? What are the ways - ...
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Is it possible to use a BigRock domain with a Bluehost VPS hosting?

I own a website which is hosted by BigRock. I also bought the domain from them. Now, I want to upgrade to a VPS hosting plan and I prefer Bluehost due to their cheap prices. Will it be possible to use ...
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How widely used is VPS hosting for personal sites?

I'm considering a move from my shared hosting setup to a Virtual Private Server. I'm aware of the major benefits and downsides of this idea. I have a few personal sites I would be running. Given the ...
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How to find and increase entry process limit in the WebHost Manager (WHM) of my virtual private server (VPS)

I have a Godaddy VPS. I want to find the Entry Process limit and increase it if possible. My VPS is going up and down probably due to high traffic. What should I do?
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How to find out if a server uses VPS or dedicated hosting?

How can I find out whether or not a server is hosted on VPS or dedicated hosting? I'm trying to find out about a cloud hosting service I use. It has some other services too and their IP address ...
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What are the best options to backup a hosted windows VPS [closed]

I have a Windows VPS hosted at some web host, I have remote desktop administrator access and I can install whatever software I need on that VPS. This is a basic low cost VPS, so the system resources (...
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How to handle spammy registrations (mostly yandex) (tens in couple of days)

We have deployed beta version of our web page (Django) on Digital Ocean VPS. The problem is that week ago started fake registrations, there are mostly from Yandex and mail.ru - russian servers. We ...
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How to reproduce a “realistic” VPS hosting in a development environment [closed]

I'd like to get more confident with linux and VPS management, as of now I've mostly used linux in shared hosting (in the few cases where SSH was enabled, else my only interface was cPanel). Since I ...
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Piwik not recording visits on VPS server accessible through 1:1 NAT conversion

I am in the process of migrating a Drupal 7 website which uses Piwik (v. 3.0.3) to monitor visits. There are some differences between the two VPS servers, but nothing of consequence (Old server: ...
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When changing the hostname of a server, can a CNAME be used with the old name for backwards compatibility?

We have a VPS hosting a few of dozen sites at server.example.com. We're deploying 3 more VPSs this week to cope with growth & want to change our naming structure. E.g. s1.example.com, s2.example....
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Do i need to go from shared hosting to vps or a dedicated server? [closed]

I currently have a website and once i write a new blog post i send out the link to my contacts in my whatsapp groups since there will be an inrush of requests to the same blog post, will my current ...
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What should I set the full hostname to in plesk when hosting multiple domains?

I have a VPS running Plesk (v11.5.30), on which I have multiple domains. I've found that I am having problems with emails sent from this server being tagged as spam. On running a test with www.mail-...
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Do I need to install Ubuntu OS on my PC to host a website with​ my VPS?

When researching hosting a website on a VPS notice that all of the tutorials use Ubuntu in their example. I want to host my website on VPS but I do not have experience with Ubuntu. Can I host my ...
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Optimize application to handle huge load spikes

Our application is growing fast so now we need to scale the infrastructure to don't slow down the entire website independently on how many users we have The backend system is based on many curl calls ...
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Point DNS to VPS IP address on Namecheap

I own a domain through Namecheap and a VPS with Linode. I would like to point my domain at the vps ipaddress. So far I have added the following: TYPE HOST VALUE TTL A ...
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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

I am looking at going with Linode for my cloud hosting needs. I want to start off cheap with their $10 plan. Looking at the 'fine print' I got alarmed by this: If you exceed your monthly bandwidth ...
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Delete Perl install files?

I have a VPS that is managed and am mysteriously running out of space, I think I found a few files I can delete. So just double checking it's ok to delete the Perl install files: /root/...
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How do I upload 500 gigs on my wallpaper site? [duplicate]

I have a wallpaper site. I have around 500 gigs of wallpapers on my local computer. I want all of them to be uploaded on my site. I started uploading them on my site. But after uploading 40 gigs on ...
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First time hoster's question about domain registering and DNS servers

I'm planning to launch a small personal website soon, hosted on a VPS. I have some experience with local DNS server (bind9) configuration, but I've never configured a public domain. How does the ...
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Ordering managing Web hosting separately from the hosting itself

I have my own VPS running Debian Linux and serving several Web sites. I have no trouble to manage it on my own, as I am a self-taught Linux expert. However, I am afraid that the data will be lost in ...
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What should be domain name A-record for VPS server's main domain?

While updating the child name servers of the main domain of my VPS server I mistakenly changed the A-records to the server's IP. Will that have any effect of the name servers? I found this question ...
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Differents mail accounts in differents servers [DNS]

I have my own domain which has MX Record handled by Outlook, where I only have 1 account (myname@mydomain.tld), and I would like to use as many accounts as I wish (anyaccount@mydomain.tld) and handle ...
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How to set DNS to work with VPS email server

I have a VPS in one provider (Provider A), and I have set the email server all works ok. in another provider (Provider B) I have the domain registered. So, let's assume it is mydomain.com On the ...