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Internet connection in Azure Classic VM drops

For the past few months I've been having a problem with one of my Azure classic VMs where the internet connection drops out randomly. The virtual machine functions normally but services that connect ...

Staging & Production Sharing the Same Database server?

I am currently trying to setup a staging environment for our live website. (Magento e-com site Here is our current setup: One droplet for Prod Web Server (Apache, PHP, etc.) One droplet for Prod ...

Why Are VPS Servers So Low Speced ?

I am new to VPS hosting. I don't understand why for example Digital Ocean offers a single processor VPS. I mean you got Bestbuy and everything has 4 processor or more. Someone told me that these ...

CPU usage spikes when calling website

I have a quick question for something I couldn't find while searching. I'm a total server noob so please don't get angry. When I track CPU usage using ssh top I can the user process causing about 20 ...

NGINX + PHP5-FPM + Wordpress on DO Droplet extremely slow

I'm trying to configure three new servers for WooCommerce based shops. We use three Digital Ocean VPS (Droplets) for our service. Two as frontend NGINX servers and another backend server only for ...

Is nested virtualization secure?

Is it secure to enable KVM nested virtualization on our (physical) host in order to enable users to run own VMs inside their VPS? Or does it introduce some security issues to our primary host and ...

Subdomain on VPS not working

I am running my site on my VPS. Let's call it example.com. I want to add a subdomain, sub.example.com. I've added an A-record, created the folder /var/www/sub and added the VirtualHost part. My config ...

Root Authentication failed after update in CentOS 7

I'm newbie to Server staff, I try use this command via ssh to update CentOs 7: yum update Or yum upgrade But after update i reboot VPS and try to login in via root account then authentication ...

Issues with showing www in the addess bar

I have recently purchased a VPS and a domain. The VPS runs Ubuntu 16.04 with Apache 2.4. When I go to the browser and type http://example.com, the index page correctly loads up. The same thing happens ...

SSH get terminated when starting Ovpn Client

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 16.04.1 that I connect to with SSH. I would like to run an OpenVPN client on the VPS so that internet traffic is routed through the VPN, but still allow me to connect to ...

Should I move Node.js to a separate server, or host it together with LNMP?

I wanted to add some features to my site which would require using Node.js over websockets. So my options are: Install Node on a separate VPS; Install Node on the same server where my websites are. ...

Server restart on code change in vps? [on hold]

I'm running Django on a Ubuntu 16.04 LTS VPS with Apache2. The issue is I need to do a hard restart everytime I make code changes to take effect. Why is it that and do I solve the issue?

Copy ssh key or create a new one

I have a desktop and laptop that I use for development. I generated an ssh key on the primary machine (desktop) to my vps which uses a passphrase. In terms of best practices or security concerns, is ...

What do Virtual Private Server vs Dedicated Cloud run on?

Before you mark this duplicate I read all the suggestions an none answer my question. I am being told something by a hosting provider, however what they are telling me is contradictory to what I am ...

How do I retrieve my VPS and stop further attacks? [duplicate]

I have a VPS from Digital Ocean. Today I received an email which says the following: Dear Administrator, We have detected a recent scan probe in our servers. This security incident seems to be ...

I accidentally deactivated the internet of my VPS (How to enable it again if I lost the connection?)

I accessed the: Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center. So, I clicked in "Ethernet". Oponed the "Ethernet Status" for me and I clicked in "Disable". So, I lost my ...

PostFix 451 4.3.5 Recipient address rejected: Server configuration

Currently setting up a VPS with DigitalOcean and I've resolved my open relay issue with the following -smtpd_helo_restrictions         =    ...

Configure GoDaddy when hosting via custom port

I rent a VPS / seedbox that happens to offer http file hosting via nginx. Instead of renting another service to host my website, I've configured my current VPS successfully. The catch is that nginx is ...

More CPUs Mean Faster Server? (Upgrading VPS) [duplicate]

so currently i use a VPS with these specs €5 EUR / Month 1 CPU, 2.5+ GHz Processor 512 MB Ram 30 GB SSD Disk Transfer Unlimited 100 Mbps Connection But i am planning to upgrade to this €80 EUR / ...

Minimal VPS Server: How many concurrent online users of a Game/App possible? [duplicate]

A VPS SERVER with "1 CPU | 512 RAM | 100Mb/s uplink" can support maximum how many concurrent online users for a Mobile Game/App in general and if we install "SmartFoxServer 2X" how many will be ? If ...

Number of domains in vultr?

How many website domains can a Vultr account have? My understandin is Vultr accounts are like VPS in that you can have unlimited domains/websites?

Posgres : perf decreased although server is better :(

I've changed my VPS hosting for the better and saw a significative performance decrease. Before : AMD 8 cores@2.8Ghz, 16 GB RAM, Ubuntu 14.04, Postgres 9.4, Pgbouncer 1.7, SSD 80Mb/s After: Haswell ...

VPS IP Grabbing Abuse: VPS using another IP from network by itself

I bought a Windows Server 2012 VPS subscription two months back, and deployed a website on it. Everything went fine for the next month and suddenly i receive an email from providers telling me that My ...

linode centos 7 firewalld change-interface command failed

I just build centos7, and tried to setup firewalld, when I type command firewall-cmd --zone=internal --change-interface=eth0 I got error : Error: COMMAND_FAILED I already start it by ...

Server randomly times out with certiain IP addresses

Our organization has a hosted VPS running CentOS. Randomly we will be unable to connect to it on the client side because the request will timeout. I traced it down to the IP address timing out. To fix ...

connect to vps through vpn ip and real/public ip [closed]

Hello all, i ask if it possible to connect to my vps by using vpn ip and using public vps ip (real ip) for example my vps ip is 111.111.111.111 and when my vps connect vpn (using openvpn ) the vip ...

Comparision of VPS between DO, AWS and Azure

Just for a little history, our product has been currently running on a bunch of DO and Linode and a few AWS instances. Our stack is a Python-Flask Webapp, Mongo(Distributed), Elastic Search, Rabbit MQ ...

dns website down after moving the different server

One of the website ie intralifeindia.com was moved from dedicated server to vps server. So i just changed the ip address from domain controls. After doing so emails are working but website not ...

point subdomain to a directory on the same server

I want to point a subdomain to a directory on my vps Apache/2.4.10 (Debian). I created a subdomain, added A record and ip of my server. Right now when I open it in a browser this subdomain points to ...

Is it possible to run simultaneously the OpenVPN server and a Proxy Server on the same VPS?

I have an Ubuntu VPS with OpenVPN server installed, so I connect to it from my home network. Can I install Proxy Server (such as Dante) on the same VPS and connect to it from OpenVPN connection, or do ...

DNS problems after switching to Custom nameservers

hope you can help me with this... Last week I was required by my registar to switch from default to custom DNS servers (ns1.status2.com / ns2.status2.com) on my domain (status2.com) in order to ...

Use a Single VPS for Multiple Customers

I run a small web development and design business and also offer hosting to my clients. So far, I've been buying very affordable VPS' and using those for my customers. Since many of my customers have ...

AWS: Attach EBS to Lightsail instance?

Is it possible to attach an EBS drive to a lightsail instance (aside from the one that (appears to be) auto-attached when creating the instance)?

Optimize webserver to handle huge load spikes [duplicate]

Our application is growing fast so now we need to scale the infrastructure to don't slow down the entire website without worrying on how many users we have The backend system is based on many curl ...

VPS ip address blocked [closed]

I have a Debian based VPS which runned fine until recently. Yesterday, i was working at programming websites when the server just didnt respond anymore. I have done some research and to be short, ...

Optimize application to handle huge 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 ...

Redirect Subdomain to external VPS and SSL from Letsencrypt

i bought a Domain at Strato. I want to Redirect a subdomain f.e. cloud.xyz.de to an external VPS, bought at another Hoster. Because you have to pay for SSL-Certificates at Strato, i want to get one ...

Firewall (pfSense) general, and block ssh attacks “newbie”

i am a little beginner in administration. Have an VPS on ovh.com, where i had expect 28 tries in 2 days from different ip's (usually china) to log on my ssh (late centos installed with Centos Web ...

How to solve the spam outgoing emails from a VPS? [duplicate]

I bought a new VPS and using WHM i created a cpanel account. After doing some research about why are the emails were going on spam without any reasons and by this i mean : 1. No blacklisted IP, 2. ...

Unable to connect VPS server hosted node js code to another provider MYSQL server

I have just bought the unmanaged VPS. I am running a node js application that uses a connection string for mysql database stored somewhere else. The connection between vps (nodejs web) and mysql ...

I cannot SSH or Telnet to Windows Server 2012 on VPS

I just bought a Windows Server 2012 on VPS.I can connect it using remote desktop and setup mongodb and access it.But i cannot seem to telnet or ssh to it using Putty. Both ports are open and ...

Debian 7 VPS strange firewall/port issue

I have a VPS with Debian 7 64 bit and I want to install this: https://sites.google.com/site/fiveservercom/configure-and-play I installed this software several times before, even using the same VPS ...

VPS Setup with dovecot and exim with multiple domains email sending issue

I have a VPS with exim and dovecot with multiple domains. Each domain is running a Wordpress site. My main server is running a smarthost relay to another server where port 25 isn't being blocked. ...

The arp-scan tool found machine but i can't ping [closed]

I have two VPS that i buyed from one corporation, OS of two VPS is ubuntu and when i ran arp-scan -l on one of the both machine and i can see IP of other machine, but i havn't any type of access to ...

Have Same Data in 2 VPS [closed]

I have two VPS that installed WHM on each, I want to have same data on both of them. Now one of my VPS have data and one of them is empty. There is any solution to i have all my data, database, emails ...

Jenkins, VPS and VMs

I'm hosting my website on a VPS (by OVH) on which I'm running Debian. The website is live and working at https://example.com. I installed Jenkins on the same VPS, which is live and working at http://...

Server freezes randomly for a few seconds

I am noticing a weird issue, my Ubuntu (web)server randomly freezes, for a few seconds and afterwards recovering again. The server has the following specifications; - 2 vCores of 2,4 GHz - 8GB of ...

Redirection loop with WordPress on a VPS

I have setup on a VPS a WordPress and DNS to redirect a domain name to my server. But I have trouble to hide the IP of the server. In fact when I am redirected from my domain name to the server, the ...

enumerate trusted entities for a specified role?

How can I get the trusted entities for the marketingadmin role? thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ cat .aws/config [default] output = text region = us-west-2 [profile thufir] role_arn = arn:aws:iam::...

Ubuntu webserver misconfiguration

We are trying to move our hosted website to our own VPS. I asked the company where we host the server to set up the webserver because it's running Ubuntu and I'm not a Linux expert and didn't wanted ...
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