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12 views

Filesystem device on a VPS

I did some bullcrap on my VPS and accidentaly deleted wrong files. Now I want to recover them with extundelete but I can't seem to find the filesystem device on my VPS. I tried ls -la /dev | grep ^b ...
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33 views

How to format a vps.

I have a VPS bought from digital ocean, and I would like to have it formatted to its default state. However, Digital Ocean provides the option to only "destory" the VPS. Meaning, I would even loos the ...
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0answers
23 views

Is there a way to “undercommit” memory in Linux (VPS burst memory woes)?

I've been noticing occasional drastic performance hiccups in my application hosted on a VPS. My VPS plan has 1GB guaranteed RAM and 1GB "burst" RAM. Occasionally the app will become extremely ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Is it possible to install Ubuntu from within CentOS 7 VPS?

My VPS hosting provider's panel is bugged, and I'm stuck with CentOS 7, can't re-image to another linux distro (contacting support hasn't been successful, they tell me it's fixed and close my ticket, ...
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135 views

Why is avahi-daemon excessively spamming my log files?

My VPS provider recently suspended my account for "participating in a DoS attack". Since I've naturally done no such thing, I can only assume it was a security breach, and am now investigating what ...
0
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0answers
1k views

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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0answers
44 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
69 views

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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14 views

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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0answers
136 views

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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50 views

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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1answer
192 views

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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231 views

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. ...
2
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1answer
1k views

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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2answers
60 views

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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105 views

Create FTP account under standard user

I run multiple client websites on a VPS purchased from Dreamhost. When I initially set up this VPS, I only required one user. I created a user called "thoughtspace" with the home directory at ...
0
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1answer
269 views

Recover deleted files from Linode VPS with Ubuntu server

I have accidentally deleted files from my Ubuntu server which is hosted in Linode. I didn't enable backups for the server. Is there any way I can recover the deleted files? The server is using Ubuntu ...
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1answer
222 views

SSH bash - am I running a script?

I'm pulling my hair out on this one, but i've been looking around trying to find the answer to why my ssh connection to my vps has "[remote] 0:bash" in green color showing in my bottom terminal ...
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1answer
477 views

Is it possible to setup my own DDNS with the help of a VPS?

I am using Digital Ocean's Linux VPS, say, hosting my own domain example.com on a fixed ip address: 198.211.10.10 ... At home, I have a broadband internet service, sharing to two PCs via a Wifi ...
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1answer
1k views

How to setup a simple proxy server on my VPS?

I would like to setup a simple proxy server on my VPS to use it to browse the browse. I will be the only user so no concern about bandwidth. Can you give me some ideas about it?
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1answer
265 views

Lightweight, small-memory-friendly job scheduler/control system for Linux?

I'm looking for a job control system for Linux. Before you ask - quite aware of cron and at :-) What I want is something where I can set time windows for jobs to run in, priorities, and some simple ...
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277 views

memory issue with wowza server

I have installed the WowzaMediaServer on VPS which is also use for LAMP hosting. After starting wowza as Linux service I am running into memory issues as output of free -m suggest: total ...
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2answers
186 views

Find processor usage on host machine from within virtual machine?

I have a Linux VPS, but recently it's been running slow. Every time I contact the provider, they work on it for 2-3 days, the service seems to speed up (looks like a reboot occurred), but then after ...
3
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1answer
115 views

More than 10k connections on linux vps

My question what is causing this and how to check? we use url masking script is the website..is it causing this?please help We could noticed that you are abusing our network, as you have made more ...
3
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1answer
419 views

Why /home folder is missing from my backup archive created by tar?

So I'm doing full backup of my VPS using the following command (as root, of course): tar czvf 20120604.tar.gz / Everything seems to be fine, all files seem to appear in the list. The size of ...
1
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1answer
889 views

Mono won't run with script or sudo

Whenever I try run a program like this "sudo mono Program.exe" or from a bash script. I get the error: mono: command not found. I am running a VPS on CentOS 6 x64 bit. Any ideas?
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52 views

Disabling quotas on Linux

I am in a situation where the root user is kind of in a locked situation due to exceeded quotas. I am unable to eedit /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab to remove the quota tag in the file for root. Is there a ...
0
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1answer
114 views

Per domain traffic stats on a VPS?

Is there a way to calculate the amount of traffic going through each domain I've hosted on a VPS? I can see the aggregate traffic through my server - but not individual domains. Are there any more ...
0
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2answers
770 views

how do you access and control ubuntu vps via desktop?

how do you control your webserver vps using a remote desktop? for example, I am on ubuntu, is it possible to control the ubuntu gui on the vps server? I've done it with windows server using the ...
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1answer
1k views

Locked out of VPS - No SSH

I've broken the SSH on my Debian 6 VPS (no GUI). When I try and connect, I get the following message: ssh: connect to host XXX port 22: Connection refused I have no physical access to the machine. ...
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1answer
658 views

Linode VPS - monitor outgoing traffic

I recently got my Linode VPS. And I have a rather low-traffic site being hosted on it. But when I look at the traffic, it has high outgoing traffic peaking at regular intervals and I am not sure what ...
0
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1answer
59 views

running a linux server from home

Is it possible to run a linux server from home on my personal machine. The VPS seems bit expensive at this stage. I dont have a big user base but on a share hosting my php based script (socialengine) ...
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1answer
907 views

Is having Linux VPS same as Amazon EC2 or S3 [closed]

I am new to Amazon services so have no idea, whenever i ask some questions on forums , few recommend Amazon instead of VPS. So i want to know is having Amazon EC2 or S3 is exact replacement of VPS. i ...
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Why is my VPS running out of memory?

I have a Linux Virtual Private Server with 1GB memory, but I keep getting errors like: fork failed: Cannot allocate memory However, I don't think I'm short on memory. If I run free: ...