VPS stands for "virtual private server." It is a virtual machine that is sold as a service by a hosting provider.

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Deny external access to services on a Linux server when no ssh session has been established

I am trying to configure my Debian based VPS to only allow access to certain services (ports) from a given IP when there is an established ssh session originating from this IP. Is there an easy way of ...
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How do I run an application from a server? What kind of server do I need? how do I execute the application? [duplicate]

How do I run a program from a server? Hello. Just to clarify what I am asking: I want to write a lightweight program to manage my forum. Because there are not enough settings in the forum to do ...
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How to hide that website is hosted on same machine as another website?

I want to host two websites on the same Digital Ocean VPS. Say 'me.com' and 'evil.com'. I setup virtual hosts for each and serve them with Apache. Now, if anyone used 'ping' or similar on my domains, ...
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Redirect all LAN network traffic to external proxy server

I have an external VPS that acts as Proxy (SQUID) and I'd like to force all the network connections requested by all my LAN devices to be handled by the proxy without singular configurations on the ...
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Could not create the Java Virtual Machine on Ubuntu VPS with all the ram allocated to it

I'm trying to run a file on a vps with 384mb of ram, If I run the file with this command on terminal java -jar server.jar It just starts the process but with only 180mb approx allocated to it, I ...
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Is it possible to set up a dedicated global DNS server locally or on a VPS?

I'm interested in setting up a DNS server under my possession that is able to resolve hostnames on the web, in the same way as a public DNS such as 8.8.8.8 would do. My priority here is speed, ...
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Windows time runs slow

I am using VPS from a web hosting provider Godaddy(windows server 2008 r2). In my VPS I found that time was running slow.The windows time clock has noticeably "losing time" as much as 8 to 10 sec ...
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Can I deploy multiple apps pointing to different domain names in one vps?

I plan on buying a vps from digital ocean with the intent of deploying web apps on it. I have deployed multiple apps(usually grails apps) before and I'm deploying them on Tomcat and they always point ...
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Using OpenVPN, yet netflix.com blocks access

I have set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS in the USA and configured it to route all clients traffic through it. Everything seems to work fine regarding the VPN connection in gerneral. All ip lookup ...
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How to use HP printer on mac from linux

The question is in the title. I have printer (HP 2600n) plugged on a mac (I can switch to windows if needed) and I'm trying to print from a VPS , a linux box in the outside network. The VPS is ...
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Moving cpanel backup of magento site to VPS

I was having my site in shared hosting, I took the entire backup, its structure is like addons homedir mysql resellerpackages suspendinfo bandwidth homedir_paths ...
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How do I enable subfolders in Dovecot?

In the past I was able to drag and drop my folder with subfolders (local emails) into my imap accounts inside Thunderbird. Now I moved to my own vps and its running Dovecot. So far so good with ...
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Setting up email for domain on a VPS

I have my site set up and functioning on a vps. The domain is on godaddy. The nameservers point at godaddy then i have set the a record to point at the IP of the VPS and its working fine. I now need ...
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Unable to connect to VPS with SSH, failed authentication

I'm new to this whole VPS thing, and I'm having some problems with SSH. Basically, the password seems to be wrong, but I copied and pasted it from an email I got from the host, so it must be correct. ...
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Hiding port number from address.

I have centos 6.5 running some web apps. Currently due the following port forwarding rules, I am only able to access my public content using 127.0.0.1:8080/ Is there anyone to just use 127.0.0.1 ...
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Unable to start Postfix from Virtualmin

I have a probleblem with starting postfix from Virtualmin, all email functions are disabled on my VPS. What should I do in order to re-enable it?
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Send/Recieve Error in outlook when getting email from SmarterMail on VPS

I originally had a Shared web host which my domain biggsoftware.co.uk was hosted at. I then created a VPS running windows server 2008 (not R2) and wanted to point my domain to the VPS and then ...
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How can I see (on my local display) emacs (and other graphical apps) running on a VPS?

Original Question posted on StackOverflow by mistake. The VPS is running CentOS 6.x It looks like this post is highly relevant, but neither -Y nor -X worked. (As an I do trust the remote server, but ...
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CentOs localhost only work when connected to internet

I have been trying to solve this problem (on and off) for three months, but still can't get it to work or even understand it why it happens. THE SCENARIO: I have a VirtualBox installed in my {HP ...
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Working on Amazon EC2 not smooth - expectations or setting issue?

I'm a beginning programmer looking to develop on a VPS, by which I aim to make multiple instances for each environment and work remotely without much hardware investment. From what I read, other ...
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Ram and cpu estimates for virtual Private server

I want to transfer my website from a shared hosting to VPS. Since on a shared hosting I can not see the RAM(or CPU) usage stats, and I never used VPS or dedicated servers, so, I am not sure, what ...
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Somehow PHP mail() is not working but webmail is working on VPS

I'm using a vps with zpanelcp installed. Everything was working fine. But somehow all mailing capabilities using PHP mail() is not working. But Roundcube is still able to send mail perfectly. I ...
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Trying to automatically download backups stored on a virtual server using SFTP

I have a centOS WHM where I store multiple cPanels. I need to SFTP into this server and download the cPanel backups which over daily/weekly/monthly. I'll probably just grab the weekly backups. I had ...
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Can I Download And Upload Videos With My Ubuntu Server Or Vps

I want to upload videos to my website but my upload speed is very slow. Is it possible to download videos from somewhere and upload it to my website with my ubuntu server or vps. I am using wordpress. ...
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Best VPS performance 1024 mb RAM on HDD or 512mb on SSD

I'm currently running 4 small websites on different cheap shared hosting providers and I'm looking for a different solution. I might put them on one single VPS. The shared hosting only offers 60mb ...
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Godaddy fails to properly configure NTP on their node server hosting my VPS [closed]

I have a few VPS servers with Godaddy and with every new server I contracted I had to ask them to set up NTP on the node hosting my container. They always did until now. It seems like their ...
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How do I create an SSH tunnel on a VPS for RDP to Windows host behind restrictive ISP

I have spent several session trying to figure this out, and tried to follow many other posts. But for some reason this is confusing to me and none of the other situations "seem" to apply. What I want ...
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What can cause a sudden increase in the number of processes at my VPS?

My VPS (Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS ) dies few times a month. Only restarting whole VPS through hosting panel helps. I discovered that the cause of that is a sudden increase of the number of processes. I've ...
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Latest kernel update prevents SSH access to VPS?

I have a Digital Ocean VPS running CentOS 6.4 web server. I ran yum update a few weeks ago and ever since I've been unable to SSH into it but my site still worked. I restarted the server through the ...
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Connect Mobile phone/ GSM modem to a VPS or hosting dedicated server

I have a Nokia E71 phone that I am using for as a GSM modem to send out SMS (text message) through the web application I wrote. Everything is working fine on my local machine and now I am looking to ...
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Wordpress blog site just shows “welcome to nginx” after my vps was halted by support

My vps was recently halted due to coin mining. I worked that out with support and the vps is back but now my wordpress site is not working. It's just showing "Welcome to nginx" instead of the ...
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Setting up SmartDNS on a vps?

I'm new here and I'm curious to figure out how to setup my own SmartDNS. I was planning on just purchasing one from overplay but I need it for multiple I.P address's which will be using a variety of ...
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Easiest way to backup VPS

My situation: I have VPS(ubuntu) with 2 websites on it. As i am new to VPS'ses (recently i've moved from Shared Hosting) i spent almost 2 weeks on learning how to configure my VPS to run all webs in ...
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Hosting two website on GoDaddy Windows Virtual Private Hosting

I have my Windows VPS hosting from godaddy and have my website on it. The website is http://www.Qlyer.com. I wanted to host another website/domain on the same server and I did that using Parallels ...
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VPS IP redirects to website instead of the IP directory? CentOs 6

So before I started putting websites on my VPS, I could access the IP directly and it would access the html folder in the /var/www/ area. But ever since I placed websites on the VPS, I can no longer ...
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VPS doesn't allow connections, filtered ports?

I have a Windows Server 2012 VPS, which I'm hosting a game server on. My users needs to connect to the client, through a web-based client. My problem is that, it doesn't seem to be able to connect to ...
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How to backup data on debian vps to dropbox?

I have really simple private VPS with some webpages and music server. I want to backup some configs and some scripts to dropbox or similar service. Server has no gui (except simple ssh X forwarding, ...
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Watching Netflix through a VPN

Recently I bought a VPS from DigitalOcean. I setup a PPTP VPN so I could watch us Netflix content from outside the US. Now that I have it setup and all my traffic is going through the VPN, Netflix is ...
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How to decide if a VPS server can handle the current traffic? [closed]

I recently moved my site from a shared hosting to a VPS. When it was in the shared hosting, actually nothing went wrong, but now, the VPS server became unresponsive 4 times in 2 weeks (and I need to ...
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I am a VPS newbie, suggestion about my server crashes

I recently moved my site to a VPS hosting. It's my first time in using VPS. I installed cPanel on it, therefore it's quite similar to the share hosting I was using before without any problem. ...
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Permission denied when setting values in sysctl on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to configure my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS (OpenVZ) to reboot when it runs out of memory. To do this I have added following lines to my "/etc/sysctl.conf" file. vm.panic_on_oom = 1 kernel.panic = ...
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Adding a custom SSH port to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through UFW

I am trying to configure a Ubuntu 12.04 based VPS and I have changed my ssh port from 22 to 803 and everything worked fine. After this I've installed UFW and now I can't login using SSH. Before I ...
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Avoid ISP blocking VPN connection

I have rented a Virtual Private Server and I have set up a VPN (of type PPTP) following this simple tutorial. It seems that the VPN server is set up correctly, and the VPS administrators told me that ...
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Connecting to a computer in an internal network

I need a way to connect to an internal network of my company from home computer (computer A). I would like to set up some software on my working computer (computer B) at work so that I can access it ...
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Setup DNS caching server on Ubuntu VPS?

I just wanted to know how I could setup a DNS caching server on my Ubuntu VPS and then connect to it using my PC's hosts file? Thanks in advance, Francis
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Virtual Private Server as Intranet host

Is it possible to use a Virtual Private Server to host an intranet and connect to it via the hosts file on your computer? Thanks in advance, Francis
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How to set up a IPv6 to IPv4 gateway for VPS [closed]

Condition IPv6 and IPv4 enabled VPS IPv6 and IPv4 enabled Client(Could be PC or Mac) Problem Client get restricted IPv4 connection whereas IPv6 connection is unlimited. Solution Client connects ...
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Is it possible and safe to update debian inside VPS?

I have one semi-expendable (not production/mission critical) Debian VPS, which I use for my personal needs. I have some problems with an applications new versions not working properly with old ...
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What is the windows world equivant of a linux vps?

When I rent a Linux virtual private server I can connect via the command line and control the computer remotely. What is the equivalent of this called so I can control a Windows computer GUI remotely ...
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/sbin/ifconfig “Operation not permitted”

Having just signed up for a VPS package, I'm trying to create a point-to-point network. I'm logged in as root, I'm fairly certain at some point ifconfig was working because I remember inspecting the ...