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DotVPS - $7/Month 3072MB RAM OpenVZ VPS in Maidenhead, Scranton, Buffalo and Texas

DotVPSJack, from DotVPS is back with another offer, which he posted on LowEndTalk last week. 2GB RAM is usually the most you can expect for your 7 bucks, but in this offer you can get 3GB!

OpenVZ 3072MB

  • 3072MB RAM
  • 50GB Diskspace
  • 1000GB Bandwidth
  • 2 vCPU Cores
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • 5 IPv6 Address (UK)
  • 100Mbps Port (USA)
  • 1000Mbps Port (UK + Buffalo)
  • $7/Month
  • Order: Maidenhead, UK
  • Order: Texas | Buffalo | Scranton
OpenVZ 512MB

  • 512MB RAM
  • 1024MB Burstable RAM
  • 50GB Diskspace
  • 500GB Bandwidth
  • 2 vCPU Cores
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • 5 IPv6 Address (UK)
  • 100Mbps Port (USA)
  • 1000Mbps Port (UK + Buffalo)
  • $3.99/Month | $40/Year (UK) | $30/Year (US)
  • Order: Maidenhead, UK
  • Order: Scranton | Buffalo | Texas

Note: Jack informs us that the SolusVM details are listed password first then username in the VPS information email and that an influx of tickets have come in with people getting them the wrong way; users are advised to read the e-mail twice.

DotVPS have been featured four times since November 2011. We last featured DotVPS in January 2013 when they were offering a $7/Month 2048MB OpenVZ VPS in 4 Locations. IPv6 is currently only available in the UK, but Jack informs us that it will be available “soon”. Just how soon isn’t quite clear. I’ve had a quick look over their previous thread, and all of the reviews seem to be very positive, which is always a good thing to see. If you’re a customer, make sure you have your say in the comments below.

DotVPS accept payment via Liberty Reserve & 2CheckOut (Credit Card & PayPal Accepted). Servers are provisioned instantly and you can enable/disable TUN/TAP and PPP from the control panel. Additional IPv4 address can be purchased for $2.50/Month. IRC and adult content is allowed. VPN/Proxies are only allowed if it’s for private use but Tor is strictly prohibited. For further information, click here.

Network Information:

Dallas, Texas – Limestone Networks
Test IP:

Scranton, PA – Volumedrive
Test IP:

Maidenhead, UK – Rapidswitch
Test IP:
Test IPv6: 2001:1b40:5000:4::3c6a:84db

Buffalo, NY – Colocrossing
Test IP:


  1. Emil Vals:

    I bought a yearly VPS recently from Jack. At first there were problems getting the DC in UK to enable rDNS for IPv6 but after few days since I signed up it was fixed. So far the service has been excellent.

    April 2, 2013 @ 9:14 am | Reply
  2. drazilo:

    Are gameservers allowed?

    April 2, 2013 @ 9:28 am | Reply
  3. 无爱!
    no love!

    April 2, 2013 @ 10:08 am | Reply
    • Tianyi:

      Please, don’t post this meaningless thing here.

      1.Type Chinese is not polite to others
      Everyone type English here just because others can understand better. A lot of U.S can speak Spanish, and how will you feel if everyone communicate in Spanish here?

      2.Your “no love” is bullshit
      If you don’t need it, just close this page. Ignoring this offer is better than posting this meaningless thing. Your post can’t neither help other visitors nor the provider improve service.

      April 2, 2013 @ 10:22 am | Reply
  4. The price is good. But now OpenVZ too much. you know.


    April 2, 2013 @ 10:59 am | Reply
  5. Are torrents allowed? And any additional disk space available?

    April 2, 2013 @ 11:18 am | Reply
    • Darn..I missed that part in the post about it being not allowed.

      April 2, 2013 @ 11:18 am | Reply
      • I don’t allow them overall but if you ask and aren’t abusive I probably won’t know you are running a torrent client :)

        April 2, 2013 @ 11:19 am | Reply
    • Yes but don’t be abusive and you can purchase another plan and I can merge it if you wish.

      April 2, 2013 @ 11:18 am | Reply
      • Sounds reasonable. :)

        If only there was more disk space and 2 TB bandwidth, I’d gobble this up.

        April 2, 2013 @ 11:23 am | Reply
        • UK+Texas bandwidth is expensive, if you want something in Buffalo or Scranton I can do that :)

          April 2, 2013 @ 11:24 am | Reply
        • Sure, location isnt important for me. How should I proceed? Ticket?

          April 2, 2013 @ 11:26 am | Reply
  6. Ticket or email [Jack@DotVPS.co]

    April 2, 2013 @ 11:27 am | Reply
  7. thundernode:


    The Annual buffalo deal https://dotvps.co/portal/cart.php?a=add&pid=133 is listed as having a 1000Mbps Port but the link provided only lists 100. Just wanted to know which is the correct speed” Also it would appear that the two provided tests for buffalo aren’t working at the moment.

    April 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm | Reply
  8. null:

    Is it possible to get ~3TB or unlimited bandwidth in UK and how much it will cost?

    April 2, 2013 @ 3:50 pm | Reply
    • What’s the 3TB going to be used for? you’re looking at £20/mo for the 3TB extra.

      April 2, 2013 @ 5:24 pm | Reply
  9. Would recommend this greatly, if you want something cheap with great quality go with DotVPS, never had an issue with them.

    April 3, 2013 @ 12:47 am | Reply
  10. Dave:

    I signed up for one of the larger offers yesterday and from the limited testing I did last night all looks fine.

    There was a payment problem when trying to setup a recurring payment (“Unfortunately your payment attempt was not successful. Please try again or contact support.”, I’ll try again next month, I’ve paid for a single month for now) but once I’d got that sorted provisioning was quick.

    Quick question: Is is possible to purchase a bit more drive space, perhaps by getting one of the smaller offers and merging them? I’d not need the extra memory, cores, or IP addresses, but could easily use more than the 50Gb space.

    April 3, 2013 @ 1:49 pm | Reply
    • Dave:

      (ignore the question unless you think the answer relevant to other buyers: I’ll raise a ticket for it through the proper channel!)

      April 3, 2013 @ 1:52 pm | Reply
    • Hi Dave,

      Thanks for your custom, I tried to get the recurring payment thing fixed however WHMCS blame 2Checkout and 2Checkout blame WHMCS…

      Also another reason I wouldn’t really want to use it is this: http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/9359 , Many providers seem to have issues with disputes as clients can’t seem to cancel their own Subscriptions.

      I’d need to merge the same plan with the plan you had only, sorry.


      April 4, 2013 @ 8:59 am | Reply
  11. azdoo35:

    Is the CPU usage on 3GB plan limited? for example can I be running processes using 40% of CPU 24/7?

    April 3, 2013 @ 9:21 pm | Reply
  12. Another UK box being setup now :)!

    April 4, 2013 @ 9:00 am | Reply
  13. Matej:

    Do you allow gre_tunnel ?

    April 4, 2013 @ 11:58 am | Reply
  14. Matt Jones:

    I like the look of your services, can you tell me if you’re still working on Ubuntu availability?

    April 4, 2013 @ 12:42 pm | Reply
  15. Adolfo:

    I want to pay with Paypal but can’t find the option to do it..

    April 5, 2013 @ 4:51 pm | Reply
  16. I got a vps from them, first i tried to install whm cpanel with trial license the ip was already using the trial license before, then i request a new ip they said NO.
    I cancel the vps and request a refund they dont refund me, i request again the vps if the refund was not possible they said they cannot revoke.

    April 6, 2013 @ 2:23 pm | Reply
    • Stop spamming all my LEB offers.

      Where did I ever state that you would get an IP that hadn’t had CPanel used on it before?

      You cancelled the VPS… Our TOS states no refunds on Virtual servers and Yes you cancelled it due to “ip was already using the trial license”.

      I don’t recommend any other provider to take you on as a client.

      April 6, 2013 @ 2:24 pm | Reply
    • Mark:


      Mentor, I am not sure why you want a cPanel trial. Please look in to IPv4 and limitations, IPv4 are rotated and are rotated regularly. This is because of the limit numbers. Be happy you have a IP and your note NAT through a shared IP.

      Regards to your issue, you should have contacted cPanel, their support is great and I recommend looking into contacting them as the problem is with cPanel and not DoTVPS. If you requested a new trial and explained to them I would say they would be more than happy to help.

      On another note, if you wanted to use cPanel generally used by companys, if your going to use it, it would be wise to just buy the key. If its for personal use check out Kloxo.

      I have been with them for the past 3 days and I must say I am over impressed. I was considering to my self “Wow thats is a really low price, whats the catch” as we all know the saying “When something is to good to be true it generally is”. In this case I think this is that 2% of the time When something is to good to be true it true. Great service, I have a teamspeak server on mine and we have had a fantastic service so far.

      Their tech support and sales team are so great at replying at 1AM in the morning, just a great job. Keep this up!

      May 16, 2013 @ 12:14 am | Reply
  17. I have on cosmosteck and weloveservers and alot others providers and i never had problem with them, only with your mister smarty!

    April 6, 2013 @ 2:26 pm | Reply
  18. I’ve been using DotVPS for over an month now and I’m very pleased with the service offered. I would highly recommend!

    April 6, 2013 @ 6:50 pm | Reply
  19. 2 Months with DotVPS and all I have to say is WONDERFUL services, Jack is very helpful and understanding. Props to you man!

    April 8, 2013 @ 2:04 pm | Reply
  20. Stop blaming or using multiple nick names here, changing ip address is not a BIG WORLD PROBLEM! Which he dont do it, i used the server only 1 day and no refund and not server back.

    April 8, 2013 @ 4:13 pm | Reply
  21. herb:

    so, i bought one of the UK $7 plans over the weekend, it went off on monday morning & is still down 28 hours later, the new excuse this morning is that they have been bought out & will be rebranding :/

    April 9, 2013 @ 1:32 pm | Reply
  22. Steven:

    Bought this VPS 5 days ago and the server has now been down for 30hrs.

    Multiple tickets has resulted in multiple excuses, School boy has attacked the server, the whole server has been taken offline and now apparently Jack has sold the company so no idea whats happening.

    I was told we would be back online at 1pm. That never happened… I submitted a ticket to be told it it would be up within the hour, 4 hours later and still nothing.

    I have since emailed Jack and submitted more tickets but getting no reply.

    No idea whats going on now. Waste of time and money.

    April 9, 2013 @ 3:58 pm | Reply
    • Steven,

      I replied to you, I’ve been really busy.

      Feel free to email me now or even submit a ticket regarding credit.

      Again I am really sorry for this.

      April 9, 2013 @ 5:05 pm | Reply
  23. As i have mentioned before, guy is considering himself very smart..
    And don’t talk as much and all what you ask its not possible without any explaintation but with only word NO.

    April 9, 2013 @ 5:01 pm | Reply
    • Give me your LR and I’ll refund you.

      April 9, 2013 @ 5:03 pm | Reply
      • Dear Jack,

        You have successfully sent a payment from your account U5941401 (DotVPS Hosting):

        Date: 4/9/2013 5:07 PM
        Batch: 139449002
        Sent To: xxxxxxxxx (Removed)
        Amount: $7.00
        Memo: Good bye!

        Thank you.

        April 9, 2013 @ 5:09 pm | Reply
  24. George Wych:

    Just want to say despite the issues a few of us have encountered with downtime relating to the message of being sold. (I got a few of the 2gb offers).

    Jack has been very helpful in support alongside giving reasonable response times (longest I have waited was 1hr and over bank holidays even had phone support) for the prices we pay.

    Also, ordered another server tonight, was setup by the time I loaded my email and seems to be working fine.

    A+ for a great host.

    April 9, 2013 @ 9:17 pm | Reply
  25. Miguel:

    I ordered a VPS with this offer, set up the system but it never worked, as today the VPS doesn’t start and I need to start working right away :(

    it’s been 24 hours since I reported the problem and no solution, they state that Fedora is available but it is not. Jack you seem like a hard working guy but if this isn’t resolved I cannot work and then I will need a refund as I have not been able to use the service (I know 7$ isn’t much money but I like to pay for useful services).

    Ticket ID: 852597

    April 10, 2013 @ 1:49 am | Reply
    • Miguel:

      Ok, just got Ubuntu 11 *mixed-feeling-but-enough-for-price*


      April 10, 2013 @ 2:09 am | Reply
    • lol! jack is treating his customer like a child. he keep on insisting that his customer has a problem. but the truth is, his server has so many problems that he cannot fix.

      jack is a wannabe server provider reseller, beware on him!

      April 13, 2013 @ 5:42 am | Reply
      • Troll alert. :D

        April 13, 2013 @ 8:55 am | Reply
      • What’s with this ‘lol!’, You don’t have a clue on how to manage a server.

        You do have a problem your VPS CTID has a load avg of 18-40 depending on when I pull it up, I told you the UK had a problem has you were suspended then you contacted us during a subnet null.

        I opened a ticket with you to say;


        Please use a different webserver as;

        apache 9414 6.0 1.3 97552 14484 ? S 14:20 0:14 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9560 4.6 1.3 97568 14548 ? S 14:20 0:09 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9725 3.4 1.3 97328 13832 ? S 14:20 0:06 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9792 3.9 1.3 97328 13816 ? S 14:20 0:07 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9793 4.9 1.3 97328 13860 ? S 14:20 0:09 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9794 3.7 1.3 97568 14488 ? S 14:20 0:07 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9974 3.8 1.4 98448 15156 ? S 14:21 0:06 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 9977 5.0 1.3 97328 13908 ? S 14:21 0:08 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11324 2.9 1.3 97568 14420 ? S 14:21 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11411 3.9 1.3 97328 13756 ? S 14:21 0:05 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11412 2.6 1.3 97552 14368 ? S 14:21 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11516 2.1 1.3 97336 13872 ? S 14:21 0:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11517 3.2 1.1 95972 12412 ? S 14:21 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11518 3.2 1.3 97568 14336 ? S 14:21 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11610 3.1 1.3 97552 14384 ? S 14:22 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11677 2.2 1.3 97568 14320 ? S 14:22 0:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11691 4.6 1.3 97568 14372 ? S 14:22 0:04 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11692 1.3 1.3 97336 13688 ? S 14:22 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11699 3.8 1.3 97568 14480 ? S 14:22 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11700 5.3 1.2 96524 13396 ? S 14:22 0:05 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11701 3.1 1.3 97328 13716 ? S 14:22 0:03 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11702 2.1 1.3 97336 13724 ? S 14:22 0:02 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11916 1.7 1.3 97336 13684 ? S 14:22 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11917 2.0 1.3 97336 13812 ? S 14:22 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 11918 1.7 1.3 97328 13668 ? S 14:22 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12189 0.1 1.2 97332 13624 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12191 0.1 1.2 97332 13624 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12193 0.1 1.2 97332 13624 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12194 0.1 1.2 97332 13624 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12195 0.1 1.2 97332 13624 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12207 2.4 1.3 97336 13728 ? S 14:23 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12214 2.5 1.3 97568 14336 ? S 14:23 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12216 1.6 1.3 97336 13700 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12217 0.2 1.2 97332 13624 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12218 2.7 1.3 97568 13688 ? S 14:23 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 12219 0.0 0.5 95084 5976 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13377 1.5 1.3 97336 13704 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13378 3.1 1.3 97336 13684 ? S 14:23 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13379 1.0 1.3 97328 13684 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13380 1.6 1.3 97336 13664 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13381 2.7 1.3 97336 13664 ? S 14:23 0:01 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13382 0.0 0.5 95084 5976 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13754 0.0 0.5 95084 5976 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13755 0.0 0.5 95084 5976 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13756 0.0 0.5 95084 5976 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 13757 0.0 0.5 95084 5976 ? S 14:23 0:00 /usr/sbin/httpd
        apache 21650 1.9 1.3 97548 14316 ? S 13:35 0:55 /usr/sbin/httpd
        root 24357 0.0 1.1 95084 11620 ? Rs Apr02 1:07 /usr/sbin/httpd

        You tell me that’s my issue? You are using a stock apache install and have no idea on how to optimise it.

        It then carried on so I shut down your VPS, you booted it back up , I suspended it you then contacted me to say hey why you suspend? in the same ticket I opened, isn’t it obvious?

        April 13, 2013 @ 9:55 am | Reply
        • LOL!

          i optimized my VPS, httpd and mysql and also installed memcached and APC! you are just making your client stupid.

          the funny things is, why did you suspend my account before 5th oh the month? you just wait my payment then creating a ghost story that there is a problem with the server? hahahaha! SCAMMER you are!

          imagine, im a regular customer then you dont have consideration?

          another funny thing is, i am asking you to open my vps for a while to check whats goin on? then you reopen my account after so many hours when i am not online anymore? SO THAT YOU HAVE A REASON to suspend my account again?

          you are bad.

          only stupid person will trust on this crap dotvps!

          April 13, 2013 @ 2:19 pm | Reply
  26. Symon Davis:

    Signed up yesterday(9th Apr ’13) afternoon and in a few short minutes in between working, I had a set up almost everything that I wanted. No mucking around.

    10 out of 10, from me.

    April 10, 2013 @ 10:49 am | Reply
  27. After they got the payment, they will create issue that your VPS is having CPU load. So that they can suspend you and they can resell your VPS.

    Jack is a certified SCAMMER!

    April 13, 2013 @ 5:36 am | Reply
  28. only stupid person will believe on your bias images uploaded.

    the funny things is, why did you suspend my account before 5th oh the month? you just wait my payment then creating a ghost story that there is a problem with the server? hahahaha! SCAMMER you are!

    imagine, im a regular customer then you dont have consideration?

    another funny thing is, i am asking you to open my vps for a while to check whats goin on? then you reopen my account after so many hours when i am not online anymore? SO THAT YOU HAVE A REASON to suspend my account again?

    you are bad.

    only stupid person will trust on this crap dotvps!

    April 13, 2013 @ 2:24 pm | Reply
  29. jack has no idea about NIX Server LOAD 5.0

    mybb, vbulletin, phpbb and other forum boards has a setting NIX server load, you can limit it to 5.0 according to those board softwares.

    now, i believe that the nix server load of boards are accurate because i always check my vps, when i try to ping our site to check if it is really accurate by trying to post our link to twitter and facebook and it is realy happen that the server load will get high once the fb or twiiter bot will visit your site.

    TAKE NOTE: we done this not ony 1 fb account, 20 fifferent fb accounts + 10 twitter accounts simultaneously share our links.

    and when i check the vps load, it really increase upto 5.0, TAKE NOTE AGAIN!!!!!!! why i keep on emphasizing?? because on that particular time only we reach that so called high server load. compare to malicious statement of jack that consistently we have max serverload.. TAKE NOTE!!!! not all the time we reach 5.0 serverload.

    and FYI, the board are accurate! when nix 5.0 reaches, message will appear to guest or member that “max server load reach” and in vps aso show and limited to 5.0 then after few seconds the server back to normal load. MEANING, jack has no idea about this. he keep on insisting that simultaneously 5.0 is our serverload. tsk! and also he insist that my vps was 1 core only, and according to him i need to upgrade to dedicated server?? whoahh!!! nonsense!

    we also told him that we remove some plugins of our members in fb, which is RSS Graffitti, that according also to forum board communities (vb, phpbb, mybb, smf) hav an issue when the site crawls by that plugin. because rssg will ping/crawl the website’s syndication page then it will publish to fb walls of those people installed rssg the site contents of the website.

    and on that time (he keep on suspending our vps), we are wanting to check and share to that certain jack if the server load still increase since the RSS Graffitti has been removed by our 20+ members in their fb account. but how can we prove to him that we already fix server load issue? that is why we humbly approach him to reopen our vps.

    UNFORTUNATELY, jack does NOT want us to fix our issue, he is not listening. he keep on insisting that “i need to shift from apache to nginx”, “that i dont have knowledge” to optimize apache, mysql ETC,,,, he is treating me like a child.

    totally disappointed!

    stay away from DotVPS

    April 13, 2013 @ 3:33 pm | Reply
    • Hi
      jack i want to buy a vps with unmetered bandwidth then i seen your virtual server which seems to be cost 9.95$ and i wanted to buy this then i saw in front page it is written that it unmetered bandwidth(fair usage) and internally i seen that it have bandwidth limit of 1024gb.Please tell me what is true.

      And also i wanted to know that i have site and wanted a server for game download for my visitors and i also want 2 more site to be hosted on same vps.And i wanted to know what configuration i need for this.Is 1000gb ok or not or anything else and what more can do with at that price.Please reply fast thanks

      April 14, 2013 @ 6:55 pm | Reply
  30. DomainBop:

    juandelacruz said “malicious statement of jack that consistently we have max serverload.”

    Jack is right. If your plan only has 1 core then anything above a load of 1 would be considered overloaded. The fact that your forum software has a setting of “max NIX server load of 5.0” is irrelevant.

    juandelacruz said “it is realy happen that the server load will get high once the fb or twiiter bot will visit your site.”

    A visiting bot shouldn’t cause a huge load spike unless your VPS is already overloaded. If FB’s bot is causing a spike in your server load you a) either need to optimize your apache configuration ( or switch to straight nginx or nginx frontend proxy for apache) and/or b) upgrade to a more powerful server.

    April 13, 2013 @ 3:58 pm | Reply
    • another nonsense person..

      is it hard to understand that “on certain time” when rss graffiti crawls website increases the server load?

      so therefore, it is not true that we simultaneously have 5.0 and above or even 1.0 above load.

      Domainbop also have no idea about nix server load.

      we tested already, perhaps you don not have visitors on your site that is why you cant justify your statement.

      hahaha! jack is right? then if the vps client increases load server to 1.01 “for sometime” then the client need to upgrade to dedicated server??? hahahaha!

      that is illogical reasoning Domainbop, same ilogical reasoning of scammers!

      FYI, most forum board suggest 5.0 nix server load in a share hosting, what more on my vps that it has only 1 website?????

      and again, and again and again..

      NOT ALL THE TIME our serverload is 1.0 in above..

      irrelevant??? hahaha! appeal to vbuetin, smf, phpbb and mybb Domainbop… ask them why they suggest 5.0 nix serverload, or create a cause in internet that you are more genius about nix serverload that they put in their forum software. told them that they need to remove that.

      April 13, 2013 @ 4:34 pm | Reply
      • See here: http://i.imgur.com/KaredSf.png you had a 23.33 server load. that’s not a ‘5 nix load’.

        April 13, 2013 @ 4:40 pm | Reply
        • that is why i would like to check my server where did it come. but you suspend my account and when i approach you to reopen my vps, you only open it when i am not online.

          and is that the avarage load of my vps? certainly NOT!

          i checked it last time after you unsuspending my account and i found out that rssg was the issue.

          and also want to check my firewall but i got no chance because you suspend my account.

          this only happen when you transfer our IP from Netherlands to UK.

          we are on the observing stage yet, since we also experience downtime and also as you stated, UK has a problem.

          consideration is what i am looking for you.

          April 13, 2013 @ 5:18 pm | Reply
        • That is the load avg on your VPS.

          April 13, 2013 @ 5:25 pm | Reply
        • no! that is not the load average, stop insisting,,,

          i last check its only ranging 03.-0.9

          and that was the time we contact our members that to remove the rss grafitti asap, so that to avoid the rss graffitii scan our site.

          but, in the midst of observation you suspend our vps.

          while checking the firewall i had been disconnected and i found out you suspend again.

          and i try to aproach you but you are not listening, you just reply “You have had a lot of chances why should I give you another?”

          ok, let us set this clear, since you reply now to client area and i decided to accept your suggestion about fb as exchange to reactivate my vps.

          kindly check your client area

          April 13, 2013 @ 5:39 pm | Reply
        • i will try to check also the firewall since you transfer our ip from netherands to UK, if you reopen my vps.

          everything is under observation, only consideration is what we want.

          April 13, 2013 @ 5:44 pm | Reply
  31. RSS Graffiti scanning our site, and we ask our members to disable that plugin in FB.

    need to check if the server load still increasing.


    1. MYSQL = change my.cnf as per suggested by CentOS in accordance to RAM and i used my-large.cnf
    2. APACHE = decrease prefork’s max client, server startup etc.,
    3. MemcachED installed.
    4. APC installed
    5. MEMCACHe as forum board’s cache

    multiple problems about serverload when IP change from NL to UK.

    April 13, 2013 @ 5:58 pm | Reply

    he told me as you can see in his reply that check the client are, and guess what? he told me that if you want to unsuspend my vps then i must folow his suggestion stated in his bias client area.

    but after folowing him, i dont get any response from him.

    this guy is really bad.

    desperate to steal $7 to feed him self.


    April 14, 2013 @ 3:59 pm | Reply
    • zhuanyi:

      They are no longer in business if you don’t know that yet.

      April 14, 2013 @ 4:02 pm | Reply
      • Dotvps is still in business?

        April 14, 2013 @ 6:17 pm | Reply
        • Mark:

          haha Jack :) I like how you replied :D

          May 16, 2013 @ 12:23 am | Reply
        • Jack:

          What do you mean?

          May 16, 2013 @ 9:12 am | Reply
        • Mark:

          Well, its like someone says “They are not in business” and business owner reply “We are not?” sarcastically. Well thats what I took from that. Made me laugh a little.

          May 18, 2013 @ 11:52 am | Reply
  33. juandelacruz is talking utter rubbish, I’m going to refund him now.

    April 14, 2013 @ 7:41 pm | Reply
  34. he refund my $7 because he knew that we will never stop exposing his bad attitude here in web.

    jack is a certified SCAMMER! he STOLE MY DATABASE and files by suspending my account so that he can scan our site. desperate move from a wannabe vps provider.

    he did not give at least link for a backup, because he wants our database to be mangled.

    we will monitor your ads jack, and of course for the sake of others we will expose your scam techniques.

    i am now your shadow, i will follow you where ever you will promote your crap vps.













    April 16, 2013 @ 6:48 am | Reply
    • Jack:

      You’re an actual idiot.

      April 16, 2013 @ 3:10 pm | Reply
    • ZoliBen:

      Calm down man, nobody wants to hear your whining. It was your fault and if you cannot realise it, just leave the forum and don’t spam it. I’m totally satisfied with Jack’s attitude, so my advice would be don’t be a moron and you won’t be treated as one.

      April 16, 2013 @ 6:25 pm | Reply
  35. let us compare the accusation of malicious wannabe vps provider jack,

    he said that i dont have an idea how to optimize my vps.. i am not a guru though i have a basic knowledge about vps optimization.

    here is my new vps load –> http://i47.tinypic.com/1zfo7s2.png


    obviously, jack the scammer was just creating a ghost server load to his client so that he has a reason to suspend his client, and he will ask you to upgrade to his another higher value crap vps. business techniques of scammer!

    now who’s idiot among us? of course you are jack!

    you think your evil strategy will not be expose?

    next time, be good to your client.. and do not suspend and ask to bow on you.. you are acting like a god. have a consideration!

    VISIT –> http://www.DOTVPS.tk













    April 17, 2013 @ 1:57 pm | Reply
    • Jack:

      SolusVM clearly lies too right? http://i.imgur.com/3FZmWm5.png

      the load wasn’t 24/7 it was a burst for an hour or so but it still caused other clients issue for that hour.

      I’m glad you’ve found another provider and hope you don’t do the same to them in an attempt to tarnish the rep for your lack of knowledge.

      April 17, 2013 @ 3:32 pm | Reply
  36. Pedro:

    To all that may interest

    I’ve bought one of this offers and, until now i just want to say that all in the provided service is amazing.
    In fact few days after the subscribe Jack had to nullroute for about 24 hours but as i said that was an incident. I decided to stay despite that and until now the best provider i found for the small amount we pay.

    Pedro Morgado

    April 20, 2013 @ 1:47 am | Reply
  37. LOL!

    Jack is creating fake account that will post here in LEB so that it may looks like someone is amaze with his crap vps. :D

    oh by the way, last day our VPS was down and I believe that Jack was the mastermind of DDOS Attack.

    Shame on you dude, you are so desperate to attack my new VPS provider.

    you are so bad. :(

    VISIT –> http://www.DOTVPS.tk













    April 22, 2013 @ 6:44 pm | Reply
    • Juandelacruz,

      HTTP Group the parent company of HTTP Zoom bought DotVPS and are currently finalising the details. I can assure you that we are not involved in DDOS attacks and if you’d like to email us we can discuss this in futher detail.

      I’m unsure what you mean by “here is our average serverload”.

      Thank you.

      April 22, 2013 @ 7:24 pm | Reply
      • i believe he use some vps to attack our new vps provider. he is desperate and of course, attacker will not use his own vps perhaps he has a dummy vps and manipulated by him but under the administrative of a dummy.

        how come that after we transfered the attack has been made?

        dont fool us here!

        only moron will believe on that bad jack!

        April 23, 2013 @ 3:58 pm | Reply
        • Spirit:

          juandelacruz read what’s written above and calm down. dotvps was recently sold to httpzoom, completely legit company with decent reputation. I don’t know what’s your issue with Jack, but dotvps isn’t his anymore.

          April 23, 2013 @ 4:04 pm | Reply
        • Jack:

          I’m no longer part of DotVPS however I would like to put some information out there regarding your nonsense.

          You’re saying ‘malicious post by Jack’ yet you have posted the same picture twice and as you can see with only 12 hours of uptime on the server.. so it’s probably not had all the traffic your VM did with me yet, as I said it wasn’t a 24/7 issue just when it happened you made the node nearly freeze up due to it.

          And this other thing about me attacking your new provider? Do you really think I am that arsed about a $7/mo client that was refunded and shown the door especially when I’m not even in the industry anymore.

          Spirit I appreciated your input, I really do this guy has been told by 2-3 people now that it was his VPS at fault but he was having none of it.

          April 23, 2013 @ 5:32 pm | Reply
      • Well, here is our average serverload..


        i am pertaining to the average load of our site compare to malicious post by jack.

        April 23, 2013 @ 4:01 pm | Reply
  38. Well, here is our average serverload..

    and I believe that Jack the will attack again our main VPS Provider.

    common kid, go ahead! expose your bad attitude by doing such desperate moves like DDOSing.

    are not satisfied for stealing our Database? are you desperate to takedown our VPS? because we did expose your bad attitude?

    we will spread this issue if you will not refrain from doing bad things.

    VISIT –> http://www.DOTVPS.tk













    April 22, 2013 @ 6:52 pm | Reply
  39. Well, here is our average serverload..


    and I believe that Jack will attack again our main VPS Provider.

    common kid, go ahead! expose your bad attitude by doing such desperate moves like DDOSing.

    are not satisfied for stealing our Database? are you desperate to takedown our VPS? because we discovered your dirty tactics? and we did expose your bad attitude here?

    we will spread this issue if you will not refrain from doing bad things.

    VISIT –> http://www.DOTVPS.tk













    April 22, 2013 @ 6:55 pm | Reply
  40. Pedro Morgado:

    I’m not a fake ;)
    I’m a very satisfied customer. A customer that now, thanks to Jack has a decent VPS for only 7 USD/month.
    I’ve another hosted in into vps and i pay for it 20 USD month.
    My VPS is running like hell (only 415 MB/mem in use and serverloads 0.20/0.40.
    Someone please shut this guy (juandelacruz)

    April 23, 2013 @ 5:43 pm | Reply
    • Jack:

      I wouldn’t take him on Pedro, I appreciate your feedback and Love the fact you’re enjoying your VPS with DotVPS.

      I don’t even understand why he is still going, I refunded him.

      April 23, 2013 @ 6:50 pm | Reply
      • Pedro Morgado:

        Thx Jack for your words. What i think about this is that we know that small businesses need clients to survive and to continue the service. Despite the fact that now we are with httpzoom i can’t accept the fact that the testimonial of one client (used to hostgator baby packages and that don’t have any clue how to set and optimize a vps) put in risk the service of all of us.

        Best Regards
        Pedro Morgado

        April 23, 2013 @ 6:59 pm | Reply
  41. ZoliBen:


    I’ve been trying to setup VPN on my Centos 6 64 bit device, but failed miserably several times. If anyone would be so kind as to link me a working tutorial (for noobs) or add me on skype, I’d really appreciate it. I’m completely lost :(

    Skype: rogerthat14

    April 24, 2013 @ 4:38 pm | Reply
    • Pedro Morgado:

      what are you trying to install on it?

      April 24, 2013 @ 5:09 pm | Reply
      • ZoliBen:

        It’s got pptp-server installed on it.

        April 24, 2013 @ 5:19 pm | Reply
      • ZoliBen:

        By the way, when I try to execute the iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE command, I get the following error message:
        iptables: No chain/target/match by that name.

        April 24, 2013 @ 5:35 pm | Reply
        • Jack:

          OVZ doesn’t have eth0 it has venet0

          April 24, 2013 @ 6:08 pm | Reply
        • ZoliBen:

          Yes, I’ve figured that out, but still getting the error message with the “iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o venet0 -j MASQUERADE” command.

          April 24, 2013 @ 6:15 pm | Reply
    • ZoliBen:

      I’ve got the VPN service running, and I can connect with clients, but I cant access the internet through it. There must be some problem with the routing. Could anybody help please?

      April 24, 2013 @ 5:19 pm | Reply
  42. Chris:

    VPS is running pretty great, really it is a steal for $7 a month.

    April 29, 2013 @ 10:16 am | Reply
    • Pedro Morgado:

      I said that days ago ;)
      Indeed i’m very pleased with my box.

      April 29, 2013 @ 1:58 pm | Reply
  43. Alex R.:

    I just signed up for the $7 deal mainly to put the “too good to be true” idiom to test. I live in the UK so i chose GBP as currency, and was told 4.52 GBP and redirected to 2CheckOut which also said 4.52 GBP. However, after that I was redirected again to another (4th party?) payment system which said 4.73 GBP (?)

    I paid it as it’s not a big deal for an one-off test, but what gives? These inconsistencies are not a good sign. Can Jack clarify maybe?


    May 2, 2013 @ 8:01 pm | Reply
    • Alex R.:

      Also, clicking again now on the UK-Maidenhead link, I’m now told 4.49 GBP and it shows the UK flag. This is getting odd.

      What will I actually be charged monthly if I stay with DotVPS? It seems like it should be 4.49 but it’d be appreciated to have a confirmation of the actual price and a confirmation it won’t bounce up and down randomly.


      May 2, 2013 @ 8:07 pm | Reply
    • Jack:

      That’s just 2checkout being amazing as usual probably with exchange rates.

      I suggest you read this btw: http://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/9545


      May 2, 2013 @ 9:16 pm | Reply
      • Alex R.:

        Hi Jack, I’m less interested in 2checkout. How about the queries that I raised?

        I confirm that I was actually charged 4.73 GBP.

        Throughout all DotVPS web interfaces, while signing up, after payment, in the emails from DotVPS before and after the VPS was up, all of them say 4.52 GBP:


        Yet I was charged 4.73 GBP:


        Using the top link on this page right now to sign up, it now says 4.49 GBP:


        What gives? What is the actual price? If I keep the current server with you, what will I continue to be charged from next month onwards in GBP? Will the price vary in GBP?

        I know the deal is a steal, but I’m asking about the procedure/principle.


        May 3, 2013 @ 12:49 am | Reply
        • Jack:

          I’m not part of DotVPS anymore therefore the queries shouldn’t be raised to me.

          May 3, 2013 @ 1:26 am | Reply
        • Alex R.:

          I raised a ticket with DotVPS, and after a reply which didn’t address at all the payment charges, then after a dry “it’s due to exchange rate changing” reply, and then after some more convincing on my part, they finally said they escalated it to 2co – the checkout 3rd party.

          This was 4 days ago, haven’t heard anything since. Ticket was also closed (not by me) …

          They also said that they did see my messages on LEB but thought that Jack was handling it. But Jack had already said he’s not part of DotVPS anymore before I even contacted them.

          I’m cancelling my account based on just that. It was a test anyway, I knew I was most likely going to lose 4.73 GBP (which should have been 4.52).

          Bite at your own risk.

          May 14, 2013 @ 11:19 pm | Reply
        • Jack:

          I followed this up with James and it seems a ticket at 2Checkout is still open.

          May 14, 2013 @ 11:20 pm | Reply
        • Alex R.:

          Well, I hope they find a resolution. I requested a cancellation of the account already.

          Neil who replied in the tickets has been courteous enough (something to be expected really, rather than appreciated, but there are still children with a temper problem handling support at other providers).

          May 14, 2013 @ 11:31 pm | Reply
  44. Emil:

    Ordered 1 year, to bad.. i can understand now why there is no refund on vps service.. :(

    May 4, 2013 @ 7:48 pm | Reply
    • Jack:

      I spoke to James for you, he said you didn’t state the reason for cancellation but he did contact you to see why you’d cancelled.

      May 6, 2013 @ 2:55 pm | Reply
  45. Mahir:

    Hello Jack:
    I test your service year ago for more than 3 months, and i found it very good.
    If i purchase 2 services of 3 GB plan, can you merge theme, and what i will finally have (Ram, Bandwidth, cpu … etc)?

    May 13, 2013 @ 7:51 am | Reply
  46. Crackernuts:

    I purchased one of these virtual servers and they look relatively fine..ish.

    I just want it for testing personal apps but I got a bit amazed/worried by following:

    If i hit top in ssh i get:
    Mem: 3145728k total, 91812k used, 3053916k free, 0k buffers
    Swap: 0k total, 0k used, 0k free, 0k cached

    After installing webmin, I can see this:
    Real memory
    768 MB total, 26.23 MB used

    EVERYTHING IS 4 TIMES LESS. :) Fake advertisement ?!

    May 15, 2013 @ 12:22 pm | Reply
    • Jack:

      Have you opened a ticket for them?

      May 15, 2013 @ 1:03 pm | Reply
      • Mahir:

        Hello Jack:
        I have the same problem , but it show me in webmin :
        Real memory 8589934592 TB total, 15 MB used
        By the way, are you going to make a new company because we love your services and we love the way you deal with your customers.

        May 15, 2013 @ 1:52 pm | Reply
        • Jack:


          Can you submit a ticket then I can get chase James about it.

          Probably nothing in the budget market.

          May 15, 2013 @ 3:10 pm | Reply
  47. Chris:

    Had a 3gb VPS for a week now.. Suffered a problem installing a new OS with solusVM so I sent off an email asking for support.. Didn’t get a reply for 2 days (albeit, the weekend, but still).. That coupled with the slow speeds of the server (loading solusVM, connecting via SSH etc) I probs wont be renewing my services :(

    May 31, 2013 @ 6:09 am | Reply
    • I haven’t had anything from a ‘Chris’?

      Could you email me; Jack(at)DotVPS.co and I’ll look into it for you.

      May 31, 2013 @ 9:09 am | Reply
    • Hi Chris,

      After looking at our database only one Chris signed up last Friday ‘a week’ ago, so I have emailed that Chris, Apologies if that’s not you but as I haven’t received an email from you, I don’t know if that is you or not.

      May 31, 2013 @ 1:24 pm | Reply
  48. Mark:

    I run a ts service on my server and it has been uninterrupted for 15 days solid, till I decided to reboot it my self for some small maintenance.

    Chris I think its special to you your problem as I have had nothing but fantastic service, I am now considering buying a second one.

    May 31, 2013 @ 11:04 am | Reply
  49. shabeeb:

    if i purchase OpenVZ 512MB can i set up a web hosting server with installed cpanel… ???

    June 12, 2013 @ 3:40 pm | Reply
  50. wlanboy:

    I am using a small OpenVZ box in UK from DotVPS. Good and fast network/routings (Maidenhead, UK – Rapidswitch).
    Wanted to use a newer kernel and he moved me to another host – one of those limitations OpenVZ has. Really friendly support.
    Looking forward to new locations.

    June 15, 2013 @ 6:13 am | Reply
  51. Haama:

    Just got the 3GB VPS (great deal, by the way) and everything is smooth so far, however, the one thing that really bothers me is that they sent me 2 passwords in plain text over email along with the ssh account and the ip address. Please don’t send passwords in plain text. It also raises concern over what kind of format the passwords are stored on the providers’ server.

    On a side note, just found LowEndBox. Great site, helped me a lot with comparing vps offers.

    July 11, 2013 @ 4:18 pm | Reply
  52. Sean:

    So is Jack back now at dotvps? Seems to be done inconsistency in the threads spice.

    July 31, 2013 @ 4:40 am | Reply
  53. Sean:

    Sorry I meant inconsistency in the thread above. Darn spell checker!

    July 31, 2013 @ 4:41 am | Reply
  54. Mads:

    Don’t buy from this shitty company, they are suspending your service without any reason.

    I can’t recommend them at all. Stay away from this horrible company!

    July 31, 2013 @ 1:56 pm | Reply
    • ibaran:

      Weird. Exactly since you’re gone lags on my VPS suddenly disappeared!

      July 31, 2013 @ 10:48 pm | Reply
  55. person:

    i recently bought 3gb vps in maidenhead, and for that price, it’s satisfying.

    July 31, 2013 @ 8:04 pm | Reply
  56. Mads:

    Don’t ever buy from this Company. The Owner “Jack” have been ddosing me for 48 hours and terminated my accounts without any reasons.

    Hes just a skid. Horrible Company!

    August 1, 2013 @ 1:57 pm | Reply
    • User is just mad he can no longer attack our website, The user was suspended for sending an attack from his VPS, he then contacted us about it saying he didn’t, when we looked into it fair enough the last login was different to all the others so we lifted the suspension after this another attack was launched from his VPS so we terminated him. Ever since this user has been launching attacks against our webserver.

      August 1, 2013 @ 2:03 pm | Reply
  57. Mads:

    DotSHIT !

    August 1, 2013 @ 1:58 pm | Reply
  58. Jakub Minkiewicz:

    Thanks for using 2Checkout, now I have to wait until my payment is validated…
    And I though I would start my project today.

    October 27, 2013 @ 2:13 pm | Reply

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