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Best VPS for image processing with lots of users [duplicate]

I've been searching a lot online and can't seem to find a good VPS for image processing. The idea is that a user uploads images and the they are processed and returned to an user with one picture of ...

emails queued and delivery failed on VPS

i bought a new VPS through softlayer with cpanel and im having a few issues with my email when i send an email to anyone using gmail, yahoo, hotmail, it gets queued and after around 72 hours it ...

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 ...

backup website data(image file, database) no downtime

I have a website using nodejs, postgresql, nginx and runnning on linode vps, I know linode have service backup, but I want to know if I don't use that, Q1: how to do manual backup and without downtime?...

postfix Relay access denied for one mail address

I have a vps (Centos 7) with several domains and emails. I'm using Postfix/Dovecot for send/receive email. Everything works fine but the last email for one doamin. I get this error (form /var/log/...

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 ...

Force Https CentOS Web Panel

I am using CentOS Web Panel and trying to redirect to https also when someone hits the http link. I am only able to open both https when i type https://domain.com. Using the below rules solves 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         =    ...

Restrict direct IP access to site - SSL

I have a CentOS 6 VPS with 5 sites and Let's Encrypt installed and working on all sites. When I access https://vps-ip, it always points to the first site configured in vhosts-ssl-letsencrypt.conf (I'...

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 ...

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 ...

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::...

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 ...

www-data security issue across multiple sites in a vps

I recently bought a VPS and learned a lot from it. I manged to create an ftp user, set it as the owner of my site's document root, add it to the www-user group, set the group as the group of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

iptables Debian 8.5 Ubuntu 14.04

i am starting to build a web server for a project at work and i am going from the bottom to the top. After reading a lot - watching some you tube videos etc , i came up to a script - or better a ...

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 ...

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 ...

VPS ip address blocked [on hold]

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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?

Does changing CPU cores on VMware cause any problems?

I remember once I tried to add CPU cores and virtual sockets to a VPS running windows server 2003 and it didn't work and somehow it became unstable and I couldn't use it anymore . Now I'm running ...

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)?

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 ...

Name or service not known: AH00547: Could not resolve host name

I get the SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG error message from Mozilla Firefox when connecting to my personal website: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.fturco.net. ...

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 ...

iis server not serving https website to a bunch of locations (dns_reset_error)

i am having a bad issue of iis server here from one of my VPS not serving https version of website to some of my client locations. http is working fine, but when i switch to ssl version, the ssl ...

VPS (Virtual Private Server) kills JVM process when exceeds guaranteed RAM [closed]

VPS: Operating system: Ubuntu Guaranteed RAM: 10g Burst or Dynamic RAM: 20g When exactly a VPS ( Virtual Private Server) kills the process when dedicated memory limit exceeds? And which process gets ...

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 ...

how to point my domain name to VPS server

I have domain name registered with crazydomains.com and linux vps server with godaddy. I want to point my domain name to VPS server Ip address. so question is Do i need to setup DNS server using ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

How much VPS ram required to run Wordpress site? [duplicate]

I read this article How much VPS ram would I need to run Wordpress, Apache, SVN & MySQL? It is awesome but very old, I'd like to ask this question again to see if there is any new answers depends ...

One host, one static/public ip, multiple vps, multiple domains. How to route? Debian Linux

My configuration: Debian 8.6 VirtualBox with 5 VM's 5 different domain names (domain1.com, domain2.com, domain3.com ...) One static/public IP (195.113.xxx.yyy) Server is in private network, public ...

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 ...

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 / ...

VPS: How can I update the available hard disk space after upgrade?

I made an upgrade of a VPS hosted on OVH, specifically from VPS CLOUD 1 to VPS CLOUD 2 that have 25gb more of previous solution (50gb total). On this VPS is installed CentOS 7.2.1511 There is the ...

Exim4: Receive and forward email for multiple domains

I'm running a VPS to host my client's websites. They have very limited email needs (basically they just want an info@clientdomain.com address that forwards to their gmail account). I have tried to set ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ports will not open windows server 2012 r2

I recently Purchased a VPS that runs windows server 2012 on it and I cannot seem to open any ports. I have gone into Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, and making a new inbound and outbound ...

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 ...

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://...

Shrink Virtualizor KVM VPS [closed]

I have an Virtualizor server where I created some VPS. My dedicated server have an 500GB harddisk. When I created a KVM VPS within Virtualizor I allocated 100GB harddisk space for the VPS but I only ...
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