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

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How to permanently allow use of port 81?

I am using a VPS on nginx ubuntu and I am hosting two different files on default port (80) and the port 81. The problem is that I ALWAYS have to run this command below before making the port 81 ...
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How can I emulate a full system in a docker container?

I want to emulate a reasonably complete Linux system as correctly as possible in a Docker container. Before you ask:I know that in pretty much all cases you shouldn't do this in a container but in a ...
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SSH Session freezes when running 'high bandwidth' commands (like htop)

My client, OpenBSD is connected to a VPN, and the server, OpenBSD is also connected to a VPN with the SSH port being forwarded. I can complete any number of tasks just fine, but if, for example, I tar ...
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MiniUPnP interface and NAT-PMP is not going through wireguard

Running a wireguard VPN on both an ubuntu VPS and Arch local machine. Forwarded port 23288 on VPS's wireguard conf with iptable rule: PreUp = iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -d vps.public.ip -p tcp --...
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Forwarding the local service ports through wireguard and back for the local service

My System: Local: Arch Linux VPS: Linode uubuntu 20.04.1 Standard Wireguard Package on both ends So I am using airdcppd, a file sharing program which uses 3 ports on my local machine to transfer ...
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No space left on the device when /dev/sda is only at 84%

No space left on the device when /dev/sda is only at 84% Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on udev 8182636 0 8182636 0% /dev tmpfs 1642508 ...
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Getting ALSA cannot find card '0' whilst trying to play audio files on my VPS Debian server

I am trying to play audio on a Debian server with sox. But I get these errors: ALSA lib confmisc.c:767:(parse_card) cannot find card '0' ALSA lib conf.c:4568:(_snd_config_evaluate) function ...
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Locate scheduled task on Ubuntu VPS

I had a python scraper running on my VULTR Ubuntu VPS. It is supposed to run non-stop. It stopped for some reason, so I rebooted the machine, However it still doesn't run. I cannot find the python ...
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Perform sudo commands via midnight commander and sftp

I use midnight commander to sftp into my ubuntu VPS. The VPS requires sudo for anything important, e.g. copy/move/delete files. So for e.g. I cannot press F5 to copy (except into ~). Is it possible ...
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Forwarding traffic on one port on interface A to the same port on interface B

I understand similar questions have been asked many times however nothing I find seems to work. I have a WireGuard connection set up between a VPS and my home network. My goal is to forward certain ...
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Port forwarding/routing to an Openvpn Client for a game server

I think I have read every topic that is close to mine but I'm still stuck :( I have a VPS running Ubuntu 20.04, it is running an OpenVPN Server and my windows client can connect to it fine and I get ...
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Forwarding ports through OpenVPN server to local server (Ubuntu 20.04 x64)

The Goal Hello, I have run into quite a wall when it comes to figuring out my issue of forwarding ports through my remote VPS to my local home server. What I am trying to do is host a Counter Strike ...
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wireguard. Forward traffic from wan to wg interface

when I am at work I want to have access to my windows pc at home. I want to use https://github.com/quasar/Quasar i don`t have static ip, but i have vps with wireguard server and idea in my mind, in ...
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How to edit .bash_profile or .profile file. and Append the following text into it so these two commands will be executed every time the user login

In the following article https://www.linuxbabe.com/linux-server/setup-passwordless-ssh-login it says to edit .bash_profile or .profile. But I haven’t understood this line: Then edit .bash_profile or ....
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how do i setup reverse proxy game server?

I first posted this question on Reddit which got deleted, after discussing with the mods they banned me. So I decided to give this community a try. If you don’t have the time or don’t want to please ...
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ffmpeg connection to tcp://a.rtmp.youtube.com:1935 failed: connection timed out

I want to live stream using FFmpeg, when live on Facebook it runs normally, but when I live on YouTube there is an error, is there anything wrong with the command I entered? even though the command ...
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SoftRaid 3x2TB SATA?

I recently took a new dedicated server ovh whose description is: SoftRaid 3x2TB SATA but I'm not sure I understand the meaning. I suppose there are 3 physical 2TB disks so I would tend to assume it is ...
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Can't Use Gradle With Cron Ubuntu

I have this report, but i can't understand why it doesn't recognize gradle command... I'm new to cron, thanks for your help! From ubuntu@vps-a29e040b.vps.ovh.net Sun Dec 13 04:02:01 2020 Return-Path: ...
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Make app under NAT work like it's not under it

I have the "server" at my home under NAT(ipv4) with program that open 1234 port, but it request static ip to work correctly. I want to use such ip from my VPS. VPS come with ipv4 and ipv6. I ...
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Connecting to a Windows VPS from a Linux PC

I have a Linux PC. I also use a Windows 10 VPS. I can connect without a problem. However, I cannot hear any audio on my Linux from the VPS. The PC has sound and I know the VPS is working and has the ...
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Configure SPF for existing domains in DirectAdmin panel using BIND

I have a server runs the DirectAdmin panel and I want to add SPF record to all domains in the server What I did from this link is: cd /var/named mkdir /root/dbbackup cp *.db /root/dbbackup perl -pi -e ...
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Synaptic on a VPS unser Debian

I am running Debian GNU/Linux 9.13 (stretch) on a VPS. I have installed Xfce 4.12 and accessing my desktop with VNC. Synaptic was also installed but when I click on it through the menu nothing happens....
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How to move my 4GB+ file from my computer to a VPS with only terminal access?

I have bought a VPS where I have terminal access via SSH. I have a zip file of the project I want to move to this VPS, sized about 4 GB+. However there seem to be no way upload this file to either ...
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redis-server doesn't start as a service on Debian 10 because of status=227/NO_NEW_PRIVILEGES [closed]

I have a Debian 10, on a Digital Ocean droplet, I'm trying to install and run Redis as a service, which won't start because and error related to NoNewPriviliges. I've reviewed the similar question ...
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Linux kernel.panic not working as expected

For the last 2 months I'v been investigating a problem related to some unexpected "freezes" of my Ubuntu VPS. Somehow my VPS stops working entering an uncontrolled state, which can only be ...
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500 error on index.php with nginx + php-fpm

Before starting, I'd like to ssay this is my first experience with VPS, I have an Ubuntu 18.04 64bit minimal server. For everything I tried so far I didn't tried using complex application. Just plain ...
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How to setup a VNC Server on Linux?

How to configure and secure a VNC server on Linux with TigerVNC? (on a screen less server or a classic machine) Since the VNC Server (TigerVNC) configuration is the same on most Linux distributions ...
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How to check how much CPU assigned to my VPS?

I have bought a VPS service that is claimed to give 4 cores wuth total 6GHz power. I have installed CentOS 8 on this VPS and want to check if I have that power of CPU or not? This is the info I do get ...
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add ssh user to vps

I have a vps running debian that I can access as root over ssh. I would like to set up a user account to allow ssh access. I ssh'd in as root, created a user: useradd -m user created a password for ...
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How can I install the latest version of packages (e.g. Apache2) using a stable version of Debian?

I'm managing a VPS server (I'm using Debian 10 Buster, the latest stable version), and I want to install the latest version of the essential web packages (for example: Apache 2.4.43, Bind 9.16.3), but ...
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Centos 7: mv command mishap

I am on a Centos 7 64bit machine on a VPS using VMWare. I was moving some files and I think I may have moved the root directory to some folder. After this was done I could not cd to any directory and ...
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pids.current lower than pids.max but threads cannot be created in Ubuntu VPS

Problem I have a VPS with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 4vCore and 8GB of RAM. I don't know exactly the max nprocs for this VPS. What have I done/tried I run this command sudo cat /sys/fs/cgroup/pids/pids....
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Unable to add Let's encrypt ssl certificate to domains using nginx (certbot) [closed]

I have an issue with applying Let's Encrypt SSL certificates to my domains using nginx and certbot. My (Nuxtjs) website is running on a VPS with Ubuntu 18.04. I want to add the certificates to ...
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Messed up IP table rules and locked myself out while setting firewall on SSH

I was trying to set firewall rules to my website but I messed up with IP table rules and locked out myself. Now, I can't access to the VPS via SSH. When I try it I get that message: ssh: connect to ...
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FreeBSD on VPS unable to connect to the internet; interface appears configured

I've recently installed the raw virtual image of FreeBSD 12.1-STABLE onto a VPS provided through OVH. I'm able to login via the KVM on my control panel, but the machine is unreachable by SSH. It ...
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Where should I `dd` mfsBSD to get it to boot correctly?

I'm trying to install freeBSD onto a VPS (OVH provider). So far, the third method from this response has come the closest to getting me where I want to go. I think OVH has a problem with nested ...
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MaxAuthTries is being crazy

I just installed a breand new OVH VPS. When it was delivered I tried to login using the credentials given by OVH. When I am trying to SSH with root (for the first time !) I have the following message: ...
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Downgrade debian 10 to 9

I would like to install a software in my Debian VPS but I found that it only supports Debian 9. Is it possible to downgrade Debian in my VPS? PS. I would like to install Koha indeed
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Sony (and my VPS hosting) blaming me for attacking their servers by my VPS. How can I find out what happened?

Yesterday, my VPS hosting provider blocked my network in and out of my VPS, because they received abuse notice from Sony Entertainment, claiming that the IP of my VPS was attacking their servers. In ...
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Possible Ways to Build a Virtual Private Cloud with VPS nodes

I have a number of internet based VPS nodes used for prototyping that I would like to connect together as if they were on the same secure private LAN, like a VLAN. I have been looking for ways that ...
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Screen resolution on xfce4 on VPS using xrdp

Thought id have a go at having a VPS running Debian Buster and installing a GUI and connecting to it using RDP (Reminna). I installed as below sudo apt-get -y install xfce4 xfonts-base ...
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Problem with auto-completion on VPS

I just set up a VPS with hostinger.com. The OS is Ubuntu 18.04. I created a user account, mike. I quickly realised that auto-completion wasn't apparently installed so looked up how you do this. For ...
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Send System Emails without MTA on VPS

I'm using a third party mail server to receive/send emails for the domains hosted on the VPS. They provide MX, TXT, CNAME records (without any IP address) to add in the DNS zone file for each domain, ...
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What does it mean if requests from a blocked IP do not show up on tcpdump?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 16.0.4 installed on it. Every time I connected to it through SSH, the next times I attempted to connect would end up in time out errors along with any other kind of connection ...
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Why "Sum of RES" not equal to "Mem Used + Swap Used" (Ubuntu 18.04)?

I'm trying to host java8 UI application on VPS server (Digital Ocean) with 1GB of RAM. Java is started with -Xms600m -Xmx600m(startup and max memory usage). Also it runs VNC + mate-core. My assumption ...
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UDP port forwarding with iptables in OpenVPN server

How to forwards all the UDP ports? I setup an OpenVPN server on my debian VPS & by using iptables, I forwarded all the TCP ports except 1100 & 1200. Here is the command that I used: iptables -...
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XRDP Crashing on login on CentOS 7

I was happily using xrdp on my CentOS 7 vps, but I touched something and I broke it. I was trying to change the system language via terminal last time I've been able to access my DE. Here are ...
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I am not able to receive emails on my VPS [closed]

I am using linux (Debian 8) on my VPS server. I use virtualmin to handle all domains. I created emails using 'create new user' in the 'edit users' section. I can send emails to others, but I am not ...
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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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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 ...