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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Nmap can't scan Internet

I'm a chinese student,and my English is poor,so please forgive me. I have an openvz vps which is from bandwagonhost.com。 I install nmap successfully. When I nmap -Pn -p- 127.0.0.1 It's OK. BUT when ...
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Why can't I use a specified port in /etc/ssh/sshd_config for remote transfers?

I have just setup a vps server on Ubuntu 14.04, for security reasons, I changed the allowed port for ssh connections in /etc/ssh/sshd_config. So far I've been able to connect remotely via this new ...
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How can I send email through PHP on my VPS [closed]

So I have this PHP script on my site, it basically collects form data and is supposed to bundle it up and ship it out to my desired email address. However, it seems to work at first, and by that I ...
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How can I have very large files/directories copied from one host to another “offline”?

I intend getting a vps server real soon for some of the resource-intensive sites I manage. I live in a country where 1Mb/s internet speed is a luxury and constant uninterrupted electricity, a myth. ...
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Git: fatal: not a git repository, followed by 'Everything up-to-date'

I'm configuring git for web deployment purposes and have had a bear of a time. After sorting out various permissions issues, I got the error "remote: fatal: not a git repository" and then it lists the ...
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Automatic Backups using Filezilla

I've lost loads of information caused by HDD errors or viruses. I have a Dedicated Server, and I would like to have an automated backup system using FileZilla. I want it to backup a certain directory ...
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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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Routing through a VPN

If I setup an account with a VPN service provider or attempt to create my own VPN server on a VPS can I allow multiple computers on the same VPN to communicate with each other. For example will ...
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AWS Amazon ssh keys for instance

I wasn't sure if i should post this on StackOverflow.com or superuser.com, so please forgive me. I am working for a company whose programmer recently passed away and we have lost our SSH key to our ...
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Tomcat startup failure with no error output in log that I can find

Sorry, this is long, here is a brief summary: I installed tomcat7 on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS, it worked (serving the "tomcat was installed" page) until I changed the group owning /etc/tomcat7 to tomcat7 ...
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Create VPS Image To Save Setup Time

I am facing some issues and wondering if some one could help me out :) i have few VPS (Virtual Private Server) and/or Dedicated server that i pay monthly. Current Way of Works: First time i have ...
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Established connection on VPS not appearing in tcpdump

I'm running the kippo honeypot on port 22 with my actual ssh on port 2999. netstat Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 0 ...
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Let i2p works via VPN on VPS

There is VPS with OpenVPN and i2prouter on board. It is possible to send all traffic from local machine via VPN (using OpenVPN client). When VPN is off, I can forward localhost:4444 (for i2p proxy) to ...
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OVH linux vps stuck in rescue mode

I have tried the fdisk -l command and it shows no drives at all, i tried ls and get nothing, I am pretty new at this so what should i do? the control panel on the site will not allow me to reboot in ...
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What to do when the ISP seems to interrupt a SOCKS5 connection to a VPS?

I have a VPS and until now have been using a socks5 server on it. The problem is that recently my ISP (I live in Iran) has figured out some way to interrupt it and I'm receiving the "blocked page" ...
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If I copy a pem file between multiple computers will I still be able to ssh to amazon e2 instance?

While you creating an instances of Amazon EC2. A step is to generate a pem file. This file allows the sshing into the remote EC2 instance from local. **Question:**If I copy that pem file to ...
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Moving 33Gb images from Shared host to VPS

i have a shared host in iPage, and now i have purchase an unmanaged VPS. in my iPage host i have 33Gb of images and i want to transfer it to the VPS. What would be the most effective method to ...
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ISP config VPS alias domain throws 403 error

Please, could you help me a bit? I'm trying to use domains as aliases - in my domains provider administration I edit domains DNS servers - IPV4 address and IPV6 address I set same as is IPV4 and IPV6 ...
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Steam Unturned Server on VPS Ubuntu 14.04 - No GPU

I'm using a VPS from vpsdime.com I have been looking all over the web for a way to do this but can't get it to work. I've used xvfb-run wine /home/unturned/steam/apps/Unturned.exe ...
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Access two web servers (VPS and Windows Server) through the same IP (PUBLIC AND VPN) using VPN

I have two servers: a hosted VPS with a website on port 80 and a home server running Windows 7. The home server is running WAMP on port 88, which works on my home's public and local IPs. When ...
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What are the benefits / downsides of a high uptime? [closed]

Today I noticed that htop added a bang after the uptime of my server, because my server's uptime is now greater than 100 days. I don't know if this is a warning, or a congratulation : What are the ...
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Mail Enable: mail server requires authentication when attempting to send to non-local users

I get this error: Bad sequence of commands. The server response was: This mail server requires authentication when attempting to send to a non-local e-mail address. Please check your mail client ...
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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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WHM is not working after installing red5 server on centos VPS?

I have purchased vps which already installed WHM but after installing the red5 server on vps whm access link is not working please help me
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Able to receive, but not send email over SMTP from VPS. I don't think I'm being blacklisted

The error I get is "421 Downstream server error" or something similar. Up until a few days ago I could send mail without any trouble. I've searched around, and most other people with this problem end ...
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Reverse port forward using windows

I've got a VPS (vps.mindfulhacker.tk) and I'm running a game server on my windows machine. IF my machine was running linux / mac, I could use the following command to make my game server accessible ...
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Why can’t restore from snapshot in DigitalOcean? [closed]

In my droplet d1 in DigitalOcean (a VPS server), I take a snapshot named s1,and then destroy the droplet d1, re-create a droplet d2, there is the s1 in the panel images snapshot. When I want to ...
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VPS set up to serve php and rails

I have a VPS with centOS that we currently use for serving php apps with apache. Now I also want to serve rails app from there. Either I can use phusion-passenger or I can do a separate unicorn and ...
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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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How to Troubleshoot VNC Connection to Debian VPS

I stated with a clean install of Debian and tried to install Gnome + Tight VNC Server, according to the instructions here. However, when I try to connect from Tight VNC Viewer, it says that my ...
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Turning off windows firewall

I did the most idiotic thing I can think off: created a firewall rule for a windows azure VPS to block all incoming traffic, on all ports. Now I can't access the VPS, obviously. Any idea how to ...
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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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Route all internet traffic through an Ubuntu VPS

Similar question have been asked but I didn't find their answers sufficient, though I might be missing something. I have a VPS running Ubuntu 12 and a laptop connected to a public wireless network. ...
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How to set goagent with my own vps ip?

I have bought a DigitalOcean VPS service whose IP address is xxx.yyy.zzz.www. When I open proxy.ini in directory /goagent/local, and change the iplist into the following: [iplist] google_cn = ...
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Can I use puphpet files to deploy a vps server without vagrant

I'm using puphpet/vagrant in local to work with symfony but I wanted to know if I can use puphpet's scripts/files to deploy it on my vps server if Im using the same OS.
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Why does my app run much faster on my laptop than my VPS?

I have a web application with a Ruby backend that does some stuff that is a bit computationally intensive. I develop and test the app on my rMBP with a 2.7GHz i7. I have the app deployed to a Linode ...
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rm -rf * results in “Killed”

I used PHP to generate about 4,000,000 files in a directory (f/) because I was bored. When I cd .. and use rm -rf f, it simply returns "Killed" about half a second later and does not delete the ...
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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 ...
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Forcing installation of DirectAdmin on Ubuntu 14.04.1?

Well, I was given a DirectAdmin license for my VPS at nearly no-cost, and so would like to give a try on it(as recommended from my friend). But now i got the setup file from ...
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Can I use the RAM/processor of my VPS to run software from my desktop?

Is it possible to use the powerful RAM/processor of my Virtual Private Server to run a software on my desktop? I tried to run a software directly on the VPS but I think it's missing a good graphics ...
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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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Forgot to add mx lines to DNS, is there anywhere my emails would be caught? (CentOS)

I set up a server on digitalocean, but forgot to add the MX records to the dns. Is there anywhere the emails sent to my domain would end up? Any way to recover them?
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VPS - Lost password and can't use blank pass via remote desktop connection

I am currently trying to login to my dedicated server, and have forgotten the password. I've tried many different things, and currently have SSH access. I boot the dedi into rescue mode (For the SSH) ...
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Setting up VPSs for Students

I'm an information technology instructor at a community college. I'm looking for a solution to provide students a virtual private server where they can have their own linux/whatever box to use for an ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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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Converting flv and mp4 video format to '.ogg' using FFmpeg

I have HostGator VPS server with FFmpeg installed. It allows me to convert .wmv to .flv as well as .mp4 files successfully using the following commands for flv and mp4: ffmpeg -i WantsABath.wmv -b ...
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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 ...