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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How to manage authentication with multiple VPS's and GoogleApps?

I have a bunch of VPS's and every now and then I have to create another. Currently I use AWS, Rackspace and DigitalOcean as my IAAS providers. Most of them are Ubuntu-based. Besides, I have the users ...
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I've just purchased a VPS: What are the first things I should do to keep it secure [closed]

So I've just purchased a VPS to mess around with and host some of my sites. I've changed the password to a 15 digit alphanumeric string via SSH, but I would like to know what basic security measures ...
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Shutdown Red5 failed on every attempt

I'm at my wits end. I have asked everywhere. I've uninstalled - reinstalled countless times in countless different ways and STILL Red5 fails to shutdown. Can someone please give me a clue? Not even ...
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How to back up VPS

"It is highly recommended in the event a system is compromised that a backup of the VPS be taken and an operating system be performed." I have no idea what they meant by second part either. How is ...
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memory consumption alert

My VPS has reported a memory consumption alert says reached 273% and I cannot access any of my sites. But I checked on the terminal today and it does not look like a memory problem. Am I correct in ...
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Is there a right way to use one VPS backup file to build a clone VPS with it?

I tried many times to restore a tar ball from a different server to a fresh installed VPS with the same Linux Debian version (exactly the same) but every time when I restore the tar ball on a ...
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How to find out which virtualisation technology is used on Linux VPS server? [duplicate]

I have access to some Debian Linux vps servers, however I cannot access their controls panel directly: only server administrator himself can do that. Is there any way to find out what visualization ...
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Linux VPS host with graphical interface using RDP (not VNC)

Our CEO's latest brain-waive is "More people will use our software product if it were all accessible from the web". He wants to dump a lot of (but not enough) resources in to taking a complex Linux-...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - setup a user, when ssh login gives me /etc/bash.bashrc: Permission denied

I setup a user on my Ubuntu 12.10 server named "deploy" and I believe i added the user to the sudoers properly. However, whenever I SSH into the server with this user, I get: -bash: /etc/bash.bashrc:...

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