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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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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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How make routing on VPS with VPN?

I bought VPS with ubuntu 18 server. I set VPN on L2TP connection. After this I had problems with ssh ssh root@VPS_IP, because VPN_IP override VPS_IP. To fix it I changed ssh settings in place /etc/ssh/...
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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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using Virtualmin migrate sites on DigitalOcean to new vps but always return 403 forbid

/etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts ::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback fe00::0 ip6-localnet ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix ff02::1 ip6-allnodes ff02:...
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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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Why I can't install nextcloud by snap on a Linux VPS(Ubuntu)?

My operation system is Ubuntu 16.04 64bit ,and i did these: apt-get update apt-get install snap apt-get install snapd snap install nextcloud But I cannot access my IP address.It says 39.106.224.162 ...
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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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SSH to VPS works from specific IP but fails with Mobile Data (3G/4G)

The VPS (remote location) has UFW installed and the issue is that when I connect from my own computer / every device connected to my router it works perfectly fine but as soon as I use my phone's data ...
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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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problem with internet connection in fresh created VPS's

in my last server, I used virtualizor ~v3.0.1 and there is a little problem. when I create a new VPS the network configuration like IP and Gateway didn't set automatically and I have to set them with ...
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pfSense, transparent proxy to VPS public IP

I'm not quite comfortable with using the correct lingo with regards to a solution I would like to reach within my building home lab and I'm not experienced enough to reach the goal even with using the ...
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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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How to port forward all ports in OpenVPN?

I have a VPS running OpenVPN on Ubuntu 18. I've successfully setup OpenVPN and can connect to it from my computer. Now, the reason I'm doing this is to open all my ports since my university internet ...
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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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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 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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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, ...