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Questions tagged [vps]

Virtual Private Server - a virtual machine running off of shared hardware, offered as a service by a hosting provider.

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Monitor incoming traffic on ports 80 & 443, vanilla VPS, recycled IP address

On a newly-created Debian (or derivative) server operating system, how can I a) check for the existence of, b) roughly quantify, and c) see the origin of any junk/DoS traffic on ports 80 and 443, ...
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How much space does it require to install php, mysql and phpmyadmin on CentOS 7? [duplicate]

I use ovh.com self managed VPS. The plan name is 'VPS 2018 SSD 1'. It offers 2 GB RAM and 20 GB disk space. I have only php 5.5 installed. When I try to install phpmyadmin, it throws an error saying '...
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Is someone trying to connect to my VPS?

When I make the command journalctl -xe on my VPS (Debian 9) host by OVH, I see several attempts to connect, is this normal? Here is a small part of the logs: -- Logs begin at Mon 2019-04-08 22:51:43 ...
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`df` within VPS shows available space far below provisioned space

I'm stuck on figuring out whether this is (1) a NixOS problem, (2) a Vultr problem, (3) something particular to my image. I have a Vultr VPS running custom Nix image (18.09 Jellyfish), and the ...
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Can I alter the result of DNS resolution for a VPS?

I have a VPS hosted by a no frills provider and have an IP that I log into through SHH. When I run a traceroute on it, the final hop identifies the location service as ip-somebrand.com. As my ipv4 ...
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Stop openvz vps from resetting hostname and resolv.conf to default on reboot?

So ive found with several hosting companies that my vps plan will reset its hostname and dns resolve.conf files to their initial state after reboot, loosing any changes. I suspect this is a openvz ...
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Forwarding ports from OpenVPN server on VPS to OpenVPN client

I have running OpenVPN on my VPS which have static ip address. OpenVPN works as expected but I am not able to forward ports to OpenVPN client. I have tried few iptables rules but no luck. These are ...
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Forwarding port from VPS to local with OpenVPN

My ISP has me double-NAT'ed me so I can't open any ports. I want to forward all connections via port 9292 through VPS's IP to OpenVPN so I can listen port 9292 from my local network when I connected ...
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removing redudant kernal libraries after kernal reinstallation

I'm learning to administer a VPS which has an openVZ kernel (= go easy...). I thought I'd attempt to load a missing kernal module by reinstalling my kernel with: sudo apt-get install -y linux-image-$(...
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Missing packages and repos setting up webmin on VPS

I'm just trying to set up webmin as the first thing on a new VPS, I'm familiar with Ubuntu (it's my main work machine). This is what's on the VPS Description: Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 (jessie) ...
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Error connecting to Debian 9 VPS via RDP

I am using A DEBIAN 9 VPS with 1GB RAM and 20GB storage. Soon after I installed it on cloud, I connected to it via PUTTY and there was absolutely no problem. I then upgraded and updated my machine (as ...
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fc-list is empty

Some time ago I deleted a lot of packages from a VPS that seemed to be needed only for visual programs (I got the list from some other question here, I don't remember where exactly). Now I'm running ...
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Vps to dedicate server, migrate with dd [closed]

I have to migrate a VPS (on OVH) to a dedicated server. I plan to do this with dd over netcat. boot two server on rescue mod, copy sda from vps to dedicated ( optional extend partition ) reboot ! In ...
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su - root failed with error “Cannot execute username: No such file or directory”

I can't login to root on VPS server. But login to usual user is successful. I've tried to login username and after that change to root by commands su - root and su -. These commands fail after ...
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Configure VPS so only authenticated VPN users can access web server

I am setting up an intentionally vulnerable website to show some security stuff, but I don't want unauthorized people exploiting it. How would I be able to configure my VPS so that only people ...
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Optimal LVM Setup to Keep Adding Space to Single Mountpoint

VPS setup is as follows NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sr0 11:0 1 1024M 0 rom vda 253:0 0 60G 0 disk ├─vda1 ...
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CentOS 7: Job for httpd.service failed

I have a CentOS 7 VPS where I am trying to install virtual host following the instruction from https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-centos-7. I have ...
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iptables and multiple nat redirections

I have about 20 VPS (running on a local IP) on my machine and I am redirecting certain ports using iptables on those VPS's like this with a script: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -d %hostIP% --...
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how to use systemd-boot on a KVM vitual server?

I'm installing Arch Linux manually (using an ISO image) on a KVM virtual private server. I'm booted into the ISO image, but it was not booted with EFI. Is it possible to use systemd-boot in this ...
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Reverting OpenBSD Install In-Place

What I'm trying to do is revert my VPS running OpenBSD-current (following via binary updates, using snapshots and booting to ramdisk) to OpenBSD-6.2-release. It's not an important system, so if it ...
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Change date on an OpenVZ VPS

I have a cheap OpenVZ VPS, and I noticed the time is a lot wrong. Each time I try: ntpdate -s time.nist.gov it silently returns as if it was successful, but nothing changes. When I do: date -s 11:...
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Contiuniosly upgrade everything (including a distro release) in some Debian distro? [closed]

How to continuously upgrade everything (including some Debian distro release) in a distro in a safe way? Why I ask this question I ask this question since I feel like I'm doing something wrong when ...
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Why is my CentOS 7.4 on kernel 2.6.32? [closed]

I'm paying for a VPS which is running CentOS 7.4: # rpm --query centos-release centos-release-7-4.1708.el7.centos.x86_64 # cat /etc/centos-release CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core) # uname -a ...
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“yum update” causes conflicting “libstdc++” on CentOS7

Running yum update has the following output: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, replace Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * epel: mirror.imt-systems.com * ius: mirrors.ircam.fr * remi: mirror....
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Use Spacewalk externally

Is it possible to control vps'es (which reside in an external network)with Spacewalk or can you only control local servers?
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Run basic administrative commands on GoDaddy

I've logged into my GoDaddy server through PuTTY, I'm connected as ted67942 which is not the root user. I'm trying to run basic commands like sudo, dpkg, su, etc. but they all return the "command not ...
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Disk space problem when migrating a VPS to another cloud infrastructure

I created an Ubuntu VPS on a cloud infrastructure and customized some configurations on it then exported it as an ISO image. I uploaded and 'attached' it to 2 other different cloud service providers ...
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Is it possible to hold a server hostage if someone is given root access? [closed]

If I have a VPS (on digital ocean) running debian and I share root access to this server via SSH keys or root password with someone, can that person hold my website (the thing that is being hosted on ...
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Got a problem executing my script in Ubuntu VPS

When I try to start my script in my VPS, I get these errors: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `(' line 1: `var Steam = require("steam"); I'm doing bash donation.js. Here is the start of ...
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Restricted Access for user via SSH and FTP

Hello i have a 14GB RAM VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 on it and i want to rent parts of it for gameservers. My Problem is that i want to restrict Customer1 to the directory /home/customer1/server/* and he ...
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Error configuring large page support on Centos 7 VPS

I am trying to mine Monero with my VPS, but I encountered an error when trying to enable large pages support. The miner I am trying to use is XMR STAK CPU, but I do not believe this to be the issue, ...
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Google cloud compute VM cannot change SSH port

I have some experience about linux admin, this issue never happened when I use AWS EC2 or other VPS. After I create centos7 vm on google cloud compute engine, I changed only one line of sshd_config ...
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What codecs are needed to be installed to support WordPress playback from local directory on a debian 8 vps [closed]

What codecs are needed to be installed to support WordPress video playback from local directory on a debian 8 vps? Because I have vps debian 8, with WordPress running and easy video player installed ...
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Clustered infrastructure on VPS

I want to build infrastructure which is clustered. Only option I have is VPSs in container. The following is how should infrastructure should look like. All incoming traffic comes to Fw1. Proxy ...
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How to enable quota on CENTOS 6.9 virtuozzo VPS?

I'm new on server administration. Recently I purchased a new VPS but when I add a new user/Cpanel, it always shows unlimited disk quota. I have tried many times to enable quota but failed every time. ...
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VPS, VPN and Policy Routing in Linux

I am looking for a way to configure my VPN on my VPS in a way that my SSH connection will go through regular network, but all other traffic that goes out of that VPS will go through VPN. I decided to ...
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Copy+Paste not working in terminal VPS, Debian 8 install

I'm trying to install/set up some VPS servers. But copying and pasting commands into the terminal is not working during the install. According to Google searches, there are many suggestions, such ...
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Tools like Xming in linux

Are there tools like Xming in Linux to show my plot on VPS? The effect is like this: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzCLPN5o3ziHUHNmc2ZFSTRLM0k https://drive.google.com/open?id=...
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Yum, Rpm and Find Command Not Found [closed]

I am trying to use "yum", "rpm" and "find" commands to install cpanel on my vps, but i am just getting "command not found", please help
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How does domain name preseeding work?

I've just set up nextcloud according to this guide: https://www.linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/install-nextcloud-11-ubuntu-16-04-nginx-config It's on a DigitalOcean VPS and I have the domain name dynamically ...
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High CPU load for WordPress

Some plugins in WordPress are causing high CPU usage. Running atop command i can see that can php-cgi and mysql services are causing the load. Is there a way i can see via CLI what plugins are causing ...
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Encoding problems on a VPS Ubuntu 16.04

This is greasy. I've checked this only with Polish characters. There's a virtual machine I SSH into. The only exception is when I type something in my terminal. Then it can echo it right. And there's ...
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How to compile when the machine has not enough memory?

I have a low-end VPS that is set up with a ZNC as an IRC bouncer, and it runs just fine, it has around 128 MB of flash memory, which is NOT ENOUGH to compile one of the modules I want to use znc-push ....
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How to stop spamming scripts on my VPS [closed]

I'm a VPS account owner and i'm getting emails all the time saying i'm out of memory. the hosting company don't seem to want to solve the problem, instead they want to try sell me another service ...
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How to read the data from SysBench And UnixBench when testing VPS

i want to test several linux VPS using bench mark tools as i reead there are 2 indestry standart tools called unixBench and SysBench I compiled them and executed them on the VPS And i have results : ...
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Centos 6 VPS - Fresh Install - No Network

First: Thank you for reading and trying to help. I just installed Centos 6 (6.3) on a Microsoft HyperV VPS (Server 2012), from the minimal ISO. After install, only the loopback interface shows. ...
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Domain pointing to specified directory Ex.: /var/www/example

I have main domain that is pointing to my VPS address and I want that points to /var/www -> my web melorcraft.eu, but I have two domains, the second domain I want to point to /var/www/example/ not /...
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No package php available on centos 6 vps

I have centos6.8 vps and installed php5.5 version using cpanel but Now I've to install/upgrade php5.6 on server but getting no packages available for php5.6 and php7.0 also; So that, I have installed ...
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Prevent user from reading others home directory, and associate him to /var/www/ folder

I create a user named "TEST" I want him to be able ONLY to be in ../var/www/ He can't move from it, he can't do anything outside of the folder. And also I want him to do this through FTP, he will be ...
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Completely restore centOS 7 as it was on first installation ( Factory Reset)

I am running cpanel on my CentOS VPS. but now i need to uninstall cpanel from my server and trying to uninstall it. but according to experts its very very difficult to do that because cpanel/WHM make ...