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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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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Why is my true IP location revealed *inside* my VPS host?

I'm using VPS hosting based on Windows Server 2008. The machine is physically located in the US and I'm connecting via RDP using mRemoteNG from my home in Europe. It's easy to Google many "IP ...
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how download link in vps from net ( with web appliction )?

I have vps and i want download link from net like rapid share ( with account ) or from direct link or also torrent... is there any web application with php or python to download link form net? edit: ...
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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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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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Exclude Specific User From '/var/log/auth.log'

I am currently setting up a VPS and was wondering if there is any way at all for me to exclude a specific user from being logged to /var/log/auth.log? Doing the same for lastlog and every other log ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Grey Screen when launching Debian 6 through Chicken

I'm trying to connect my mac to my Debian 6 VPS, but I only get a gray screen, as shown in the screenshot below. I followed the steps on this tutorial recommended by the VPS company. I'm using ...
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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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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 ...
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VirtualBox image from running VPS

I have an Ubuntu Server 10.04 VPS (Virtual Private Server) that hosts my website. I would like to clone this VPS and create a VirtualBox machine from it. How can I do this?
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Cannot create database as root in phpMyAdmin

I just got my VPS. I log in to phpMyAdmin as the root but I cannot create a database. I can't even see a link for this. I also want to change other user's permissions, but I cannot find out how to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Setting up BIND9 on Debain

So I've got a VPS, and registered a domain name and I want to have the domain point to the VPS. I have installed and configured BIND9 (on the VPS that the domain should point to). If I ping my ...
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Using a remote VPS for Active Directory purposes

I'm currently running Windows Server 2008 R2 at home, and I'm really enjoying having the power of Active Directory on my side. However I currently have the server also being used as a desktop, and ...
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How to maintain VPS server?

Assuming I have no experience in running them, what would be called a good maintenance routine for a VPS server running mail server and LAMP with a couple of sites. I've got one for quite a while ...
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What causes my 3D modelling software to freeze on my newly installed VPS?

I am trying to run a 3D modelling software called Rhinoceros3D on my newly installed OVH dedicated server. When I open a file it freezes. Could it be the graphics card? How could I check?