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Iniz - $6.78/Month 4096MB RAM VPS in the Netherlands

Patrick, from Iniz, has sent in six different OpenVZ based offers for LowEndBox readers. Since their last offer, they’ve released some new SSD Cached and pure SSD offers.

OpenVZ.IO – IO4G

  • 3 vCPU Cores
  • 4096MB RAM
  • 75GB SSD-Cached Disk
  • 1000GB @ 1Gbps
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $6.78/Month
  • Coupon: “OPENVZIO
  • Order Link
  • Alblasserdam, Netherlands.

  • 4 vCPU Cores
  • 2048MB RAM
  • 1024MB vSwap
  • 100GB Diskspace
  • 1000GB @ 1Gbps
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $6.78/mo or $45.21/year
  • Order Link
  • Chicago, Buffalo, LA & Atlanta.

Iniz have been featured on LowEndBox once before. You may remember them under their previous name ‘StormVZ’; who we featured numerous times before. SSD Cached servers in Netherlands are equipped with the Dual E5-2620 CPU, 6x2TB HDD and 2x256GB SSD. Pure SSD servers in Netherlands are equipped with the E3-1230v2 CPU and 4x256GB SSD in Hardware RAID10. More information on their NL based servers can be found here. Reviews on their last offer were mostly positive.

Iniz accepts one time payments through Gate2Shop (Credit Card & PayPal) and recurring payments through their onsite processing. They have a 5 day refund guarantee on your first order only. Patrick informs us that 5 IPv6 will be allocated to servers bought in both LA and Netherlands. For more information, take a look at their Terms of Service for more information.


  • 4 vCPU Cores
  • 1024MB RAM
  • 512MB vSwap
  • 50GB Diskspace
  • 500GB @ 1Gbps
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $4.52/mo OR $30.14/year
  • Order Link
  • Chicago, Buffalo, LA & Atlanta.
OpenVZ.IO – IO3G

  • 3 vCPU Cores
  • 3072MB RAM
  • 50GB SSD-Cached Disk
  • 1000GB @ 1Gbps
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $4.52/Month
  • Coupon: “OPENVZIO
  • Order Link
  • Alblasserdam, Netherlands.

  • 4 vCPU Cores
  • 512MB RAM
  • 512MB vSwap
  • 15GB SSD Diskspace
  • 500GB @ 1Gbps
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $4.14/Month
  • Order Link
  • Alblasserdam, Netherlands.

  • 4 vCPU Cores
  • 1024MB RAM
  • 1024MB vSwap
  • 30GB SSD Diskspace
  • 1000GB @ 1Gbps
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $6.63/Month
  • Order Link
  • Alblasserdam, Netherlands.

Network Information:

Atlanta, GA – ColoCrossing –
Chicago, IL – ColoCrossing –
Buffalo, NY – ColoCrossing –
Los Angeles, CA – QuadraNet –
Alblasserdam, Netherlands – Proserve –


  1. We’re expanding. Tell us where to go next, fill in the quick anonymous survey below!

    IPv6 Available in Los Angeles & Netherlands upon request.

    Thanks once again Liam for post!

    June 8, 2013 @ 8:08 pm | Reply
  2. sundaymouse:

    This guy criticised both StormVZ and Iniz a lot: http://cheapestvps.at/review/show/iniz-dont-go-there
    Disclaimer: Yea, this is just this guy’s opinion, not reflect anything else.

    June 8, 2013 @ 8:12 pm | Reply
    • Used up 100% of his bandwidth in few days/hours (can’t remember on the top of my head) then complained why server was suspended.

      June 8, 2013 @ 8:19 pm | Reply
    • Spencer:

      Considering he wrote:
      “You can change the name * but you can not change the attitude and morals of an asshole like Patrick.”

      Real mature of the guy. I wouldn’t value anything he says

      June 8, 2013 @ 10:53 pm | Reply
  3. Adam:

    Bought one of their 3GB deals they had a few months back, when they were under the name “StormVZ”. It was a great deal, with a great network and speeds… I had no use for it, so I didn’t pay any longer… In short, great services… I’d recommend them.

    June 8, 2013 @ 8:36 pm | Reply
  4. Shigawire:

    Got the 3GB deal, runs like a charm!
    Fast network, fast hardware. Go and get it.

    June 8, 2013 @ 8:54 pm | Reply
  5. DalComp:

    I took 3072MB RAM few days ago. (should be IO3G by the way, a little typo on the offer).

    Running cPanel for several websites. So far it’s been great, I guess SSD-Cache really helps for my big MySQL databases. Oh and I love their network speed!
    Few benchmarks if anyone interested:

    June 8, 2013 @ 8:58 pm | Reply
  6. Random:

    few questions:
    Is TUN/TAP, PPP available?
    Are the 5 IPv6 addresses available right after setup or do I have to request them?
    Do I have to pay taxes/VAT as EU citizen?


    June 8, 2013 @ 10:22 pm | Reply
    • Hello,

      – You can enable TUN/TAP from the VPS CP

      – IPv6s are not automatically assigned, please submit a ticket.

      – We do not charge VAT currently as we are not VAT registered (though this may change soon).

      If you have any more questions let us know!

      June 8, 2013 @ 10:24 pm | Reply
  7. karel:

    I’ll actually consider taking 2! 1 LEB-VZ2048 for replacement of a bad performing VPS in the USA and 1 OpenVZ.IO – IO3G for my Dutch websites.

    Any special deal on this, both for annual payment? Or would you be interested in sponsoring the Dutch National Support Site for an open source content management system in exchange for a logo&link?

    June 8, 2013 @ 11:15 pm | Reply
  8. Gherman:

    Very fast answer on my issue. Thank you.

    June 8, 2013 @ 11:46 pm | Reply
  9. Shivanthi:

    Here’s a bench.sh from their OpenVZ.io 3G plan, in case anyone is interested:

    CPU model :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz
    Number of cores : 3
    CPU frequency :  2000.206 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 3072 MB
    Total amount of swap : 0 MB
    System uptime :   15 days, 8:01,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 65.2MB/s
    Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 11.1MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 10.2MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 4.94MB/s
    Download speed from i3d.net, NL: 99.8MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 71.0MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 3.82MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 8.71MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 8.40MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 14.9MB/s
    I/O speed :  287 MB/s
    June 9, 2013 @ 1:24 am | Reply
  10. I wish they have Xen or KVM plan, i’d like to get their NL node.

    June 9, 2013 @ 1:45 am | Reply
  11. tdc-adm:

    Iniz – $6.78/Month 4096MB RAM VPS in the Netherlands
    Can’t see the 4096MB plan 0_0

    June 9, 2013 @ 3:00 am | Reply
    • tdc-adm:

      Sorry, my mistake :P It’s the first one. I’m too similar with the first one is the lowest one :))

      June 9, 2013 @ 3:02 am | Reply
  12. 金将军:

    Is adult content allowed on NL servers?

    June 9, 2013 @ 3:08 am | Reply
    • “warez linking/hosting, rapidleech and other such services is prohibited on our servers. Any accounts found hosting such content will be suspended or terminated without notice.”


      June 9, 2013 @ 3:18 am | Reply
    • Adult content is allowed if you own the content

      June 9, 2013 @ 4:55 pm | Reply
  13. I can’t vist it in china

    June 9, 2013 @ 3:19 am | Reply
  14. Roman:

    Is this valid for recurring payments as well?

    June 9, 2013 @ 10:52 am | Reply
  15. smadav84:

    hello . can i buy bandwidth more ??

    June 9, 2013 @ 11:24 am | Reply
  16. Juergen:

    Why are not Debian 6 in the minimal version?

    June 9, 2013 @ 11:46 am | Reply
    • Roman:

      On the same. Deb7 planned?

      June 9, 2013 @ 11:47 am | Reply
    • Minimal templates have been synced again to nodes and available from Control Panel

      Debian 7 will be available at a later date

      June 9, 2013 @ 2:09 pm | Reply
  17. genchie:

    what is the best vps location if your customers are located in asia (philippines)? My previous vps provider speed was 1mbps as the fastest..lol..Though they offer more bandwidth and ipv4 but the rest is the same as you. contented with the proof of the speed but is it the same speed if I’m in philippines?

    June 9, 2013 @ 12:20 pm | Reply
    • go for LA, speed obviously will vary considering it goes over ocean lines to get there

      June 9, 2013 @ 4:57 pm | Reply
      • genchie:

        yo thanks for the reply. I am just concerned about my bandwidth of only 1TB.. 2TB is enough but 1TB is a bit small

        June 10, 2013 @ 1:10 pm | Reply
  18. Emil Vals:

    Had VPS’s from Patrick since October 2012 and so far the service has been excellent.

    June 9, 2013 @ 1:39 pm | Reply
  19. naveed:

    Is there a file to test download speeds from Netherlands?

    June 9, 2013 @ 8:20 pm | Reply
  20. Vu:

    Can you tell me different between SSD-Cached Disk and SSD Diskspace?

    June 9, 2013 @ 8:55 pm | Reply
  21. Misael Roman:

    Why cant i use the apt-get command on Ubuntu?

    June 9, 2013 @ 11:19 pm | Reply
    • Misael Roman:

      Nevermind, i got it to work…so far its great

      June 9, 2013 @ 11:29 pm | Reply
    • Misael Roman:

      Nevermind, i got it to work…so far its great

      June 9, 2013 @ 11:29 pm | Reply
  22. smadav84:

    hi you accept for paypal ??

    i was order but i didn’t see payment for paypal .

    June 10, 2013 @ 5:32 am | Reply
    • smadav84:

      update : i was order and great perfomance :D
      CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz
      Number of cores : 3
      CPU frequency : 2000.206 MHz
      Total amount of ram : 3072 MB
      Total amount of swap : 0 MB
      System uptime : 1 min,
      Download speed from CacheFly: 32.8MB/s
      Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 11.3MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 10.9MB/s
      Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 4.81MB/s
      Download speed from i3d.net, NL: 91.9MB/s
      Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 68.5MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 3.79MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 7.73MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 8.27MB/s
      Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 13.9MB/s
      I/O speed : 205 MB/s

      Retrieving speedtest.net configuration…
      Retrieving speedtest.net server list…
      Testing from RoutingDNS (…
      Selecting best server based on ping…
      Hosted by Frost Gaming (Rotterdam) [13.88 km]: 65.565 ms
      Testing download speed………………………………….
      Download: 332.49 Mbit/s
      Testing upload speed…………………………………………..
      Upload: 49.94 Mbit/s
      Share results: http://www.speedtest.net/result/2763619752.png

      June 10, 2013 @ 6:41 am | Reply
      • Shivanthi:

        Great to see that you’re satisfied.. I know that I certainly was when I signed up. That is quite the speedtest! :)

        So you’re aware, I am not an employee of INIZ or a paid spokesperson for the company.. I’m a very satisfied customer, much like you. :)

        June 11, 2013 @ 4:00 am | Reply
        • smadav84:

          yeaah :D

          but i need extra bandwidth for my vps ..

          June 12, 2013 @ 6:43 am | Reply
  23. Vu:

    Do you accept payment from Perfect Money?

    June 10, 2013 @ 9:32 am | Reply
    • Hello,

      We only accept PayPal & Debit/Credit Cards at the moment, I don’t have plans to introduce any form of anonymous payment methods.

      June 10, 2013 @ 2:47 pm | Reply
  24. Hawk:

    Can software like ScreenConnect or SimpleHelp be hosted ?

    June 10, 2013 @ 6:52 pm | Reply
    • Shivanthi:

      If it doesn’t prohibit the application in their AUP, assume yes until told otherwise. Patrick isn’t very apt on suspending VPSes on the fly for causing excessive CPU usage, so if you do something that ultimately affects other people, I believe that he should let you know.

      June 11, 2013 @ 3:58 am | Reply
  25. Yannick:

    Is a gaming server(Team Fortress 2) allowed?

    June 11, 2013 @ 1:29 pm | Reply
    • Yes

      June 11, 2013 @ 3:53 pm | Reply
      • Yannick:

        ok, thanks I thought maybe they’re not allowed because minecraft servers aren’t allowed.

        June 11, 2013 @ 4:57 pm | Reply
        • Tom:

          That’s because Java is very very intense on hardware. You need a minimum of 1Gb of RAM just for a couple of people on 1 server.

          TF2, CS:S, GMod and so on are the complete opposite.
          I’m currently running 7 SourceEngine servers on my 2GB VPS from ServerHub – problem is I’m starting to hit limits with a lot of players on the servers so will be taking up Patrick on his 5GB deal at the end of the month.

          How long will this offer go on for?

          June 12, 2013 @ 3:27 pm | Reply
        • As above, minecraft mainly hits Disk IO hard due to bad code for plugins etc. which bloat the system.

          This offer will go on for a fair few weeks depending on node availability

          June 12, 2013 @ 3:30 pm | Reply
        • Xati:

          I was thinking about buying a vps with iniz but if minecraft isn’t allowed I’ll have to find another host :S

          June 13, 2013 @ 12:01 pm | Reply
  26. Mostafa:

    Can you please reply to ticket #YWV-100383?
    I am waiting since yesterday :)

    June 13, 2013 @ 8:33 am | Reply
    • Sales is between 9-5 BST, if you bumped your ticket within this time then it would have been pushed back again.

      June 13, 2013 @ 2:45 pm | Reply
  27. Vall:

    Is it possible to have additional IPv4 addresses? If so, for how much? I need a few (half a dozen or so max) addresses for my planned VPS in order to host SSL web sites with different certs…

    June 13, 2013 @ 10:14 am | Reply
  28. Vall:

    Also, I’m interested in the LEB-VZ2048 in the USA. Can you please provide test links in your four US sites (Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago and LA) so I can test download speeds, ping times, etc? Thanks in advance.

    June 13, 2013 @ 10:36 am | Reply
  29. Chiezy:

    I am unsure how much RAM mono ( http://www.mono-project.com/Main_Page ) actually needs so I figured I should ask here. I am a looking forward to run asp.net pages on the server. Would I be allowed to use mono?

    June 13, 2013 @ 12:53 pm | Reply
  30. Lukas:

    Can anyone provide a unixbench?

    June 13, 2013 @ 1:08 pm | Reply
  31. Random2:

    An earlier comment asked ‘Is TUN/TAP, PPP available?’ and the reply said ‘You can enable TUN/TAP from the VPS CP’ but did not mention PPP. Is PPP available?

    June 13, 2013 @ 3:19 pm | Reply
  32. Richard:

    Had taken advantage of previous offer’s by Iniz and had been happy with service.

    ordered a ” IO4G ” with them 2-3 days ago, and was saddened to find the server sluggish at best and totally unresponsive at worst, contacted support and they were sadly unhelpful and rude.

    closed my account there.

    June 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm | Reply
    • Right.

      Rude in what they? Because we followed the terms you accepted and denied refund as it wasn’t your first order?

      June 15, 2013 @ 10:32 am | Reply
      • way*

        Also, so far we haven’t had a single user complain about bad performance in ANY way whatsoever, whether it be bad IO or Network. No one is capped and users are enjoying this great deal on a mass scale.

        June 15, 2013 @ 12:17 pm | Reply
  33. Osman Aksar:

    Iniz sucks. They suspend my Vps because of high load without warning. And they did not response any of my tickets. I do not have any backup so my site is offline because of their nonsense action

    June 15, 2013 @ 1:21 pm | Reply
    • We have no open tickets so that’s clearly a lie. I looked up your account and we responded already.

      June 15, 2013 @ 4:30 pm | Reply
    • Also if you didn’t consume high CPU with extreme loads for a long duration then the issue would have not occurred in the first place. We have no problem with consuming high CPU for a few minutes but when it goes on for hours this becomes a problem.

      June 15, 2013 @ 4:33 pm | Reply
    • anybody:

      @Osman Aksar I’m glad they suspended you.

      June 15, 2013 @ 8:37 pm | Reply
  34. coupke:

    good provider all round. i’ve been suspended twice but with good reason. if you make it worse for others you should get pulled right? i’ve had 2 for playing with in hopes of moving from current provider (crappy people but our radio software works 24/7) and the specs have been great for playing with other stuff too. it’s not going to work out for our radio setup for the number of issues seemingly down to openVZ although no concrete info. considering buying more tonight for personal use, or b/w upgrade if possible (getting fibre to the office our usage has exploded)

    i think matey boy means emails not tickets – when you get an email about the suspension you go to hit the email addys listed in the email (i did the first time) and it fails. but it’s kinda obvious to go to the client area when it doesn’t work, but i’m not sticking up for him, just saying.

    recommended, worth a punt. sometimes one just has to know when VPS ain’t the tool for the job.

    June 15, 2013 @ 11:24 pm | Reply
  35. Johny:

    I want to host my forum for discussion and for sharing study material. But I don’t want to be in trouble for any copyrighted material posted by users, as I won’t be able to watch all posts due to my routine (job , life). What is your policy about this?

    June 17, 2013 @ 8:45 pm | Reply
  36. bob_v2:

    I just sign for a vps.
    I was suppose to be in Netherlands but my ip is in Czech republic.
    I’ll see what i’ll do because for me that doesn’t matter. I just like to have the right information.

    June 18, 2013 @ 3:53 am | Reply
    • It is in Netherlands, feel free to traceroute.

      IP has old users Geoloc / Geodata, its already been sent to update at major IP databases.

      June 18, 2013 @ 9:14 am | Reply
  37. I just wish to know, do you provide SSH? can I freely download VNC and RuTorrent ??
    I mainly care about VNC and I do not use torrents frequently. but in case I needed to download it while I was offline, can i ?

    June 18, 2013 @ 11:51 am | Reply
    • anybody:

      are you stupid? do you know what vps is or does?

      June 18, 2013 @ 2:02 pm | Reply
      • Tim:

        lmfao +1

        June 18, 2013 @ 3:55 pm | Reply
      • Axel:

        I think he just posted to advertise his website.

        June 19, 2013 @ 1:04 am | Reply
    • Root access through SSH is provided, you can install VNC/Desktop if you wish.

      – Torrents (Personal usage is fine if usage is low)
      However any accounts found hosting copyright infringing content will be suspended or terminated without notice.

      June 19, 2013 @ 4:53 pm | Reply
  38. Rob:

    Just been a customer for a few days but their support is slow. It takes hours to get a response from them about your services. The main reason I am even demanding support is because their solus is offline and they have to manually submit changed. Been waiting quiet a few hours now just to get a vps’ os reinstalled. Service seems pretty speedy though.

    June 19, 2013 @ 1:52 am | Reply
    • The only reason support is delayed is because of Solus being offline. We’re normally quick to our toes (I’m sure others can vouch for this) but there has been a huge back log and we follow in order.

      June 19, 2013 @ 4:45 pm | Reply
      • Rob:

        Shouldn’t this be when your support responses are faster? Clients cannot manage their servers on the fly becaus the Solus is down, I would think manpower would be increased during this time. I have one ticket that took 8 hours to told me to use Solus, then 10 minutes later you took Solus down. The next ticket was almost a 12 hour wait just for a response. I am not sure what others are experiencing but I have 3 services with this company and have experienced slow support from the start.

        June 20, 2013 @ 8:51 pm | Reply
        • Most people don’t need Solus, the only use of Solus is that our Client Area/Billing Panel doesn’t have is Reinstall and rDNS.

          Serial console, graphs, reboot is all available from the Client Area.

          June 20, 2013 @ 9:36 pm | Reply
      • yudi:

        how should i enable TUN/TAP for now?

        June 21, 2013 @ 2:26 am | Reply
      • Tone:

        Also waiting for an OS reinstall. Turnaround is unacceptable. Can’t even get an ETA from Iniz. Ticket #YHD-811133

        June 21, 2013 @ 2:05 pm | Reply
        • Maybe if you didn’t bump the ticket every hour for 3 hours it would have been answered already. You just pushed it back further more.

          June 21, 2013 @ 4:35 pm | Reply
        • Tone:

          Ahhh! Customer service with a smile. Yes, I did politely inquire when my ticket might be looked at. Nobody expected the Spanish Inquisition ;-)

          June 21, 2013 @ 4:44 pm | Reply
        • Rob:

          Wow, what kind of customer service is that?

          June 22, 2013 @ 10:42 pm | Reply
          • No Service:

            He is a bit rubbish at customer service! i wont be buying thank you very much! He’s probably never had a real job in his life!
            It looks like as long as things are working he’s ok but when things aren’t he’s a bit defensive and rubbish at it too.

            April 29, 2014 @ 10:45 am | Reply
  39. stim:

    I took a punt on this deal yesterday.
    A few niggles on set-up, but the support from Patrick was immediate.

    The 4Gb ram was the main draw for me. All looking good so far!

    June 19, 2013 @ 9:59 am | Reply
  40. Shaun:

    I am considering signing up for the IO3G plan, but is it possible to bump up the plan I have in the future if I need to?

    June 19, 2013 @ 4:42 pm | Reply
    • Yes, it’s possible to upgrade to IO4,5,6 and downgrade as and when needed. But IO6G would be the limit

      June 19, 2013 @ 8:08 pm | Reply
      • Shaun:

        Thanks for the quick reply. Does your VM Control Panel run on the default HTTPS port or a different one. I currently have Chicago VPS and they use 5656, which causes me lots of issues at work.

        June 19, 2013 @ 9:08 pm | Reply
        • It’s on port 443 so it works as normal website, it’s currently down whilst we wait for updates from SolusVM as they are still auditing the code.

          June 19, 2013 @ 9:22 pm | Reply
        • Shaun:

          Yep, same issue I have no. Only made worse by the fact that I screwed up my sshd_config :(

          June 19, 2013 @ 9:24 pm | Reply
      • Shaun:

        Final question (for now), can I start with the monthly payment option and switch to yearly at a future time?

        June 19, 2013 @ 9:38 pm | Reply
  41. Ruben:


    I am offended about your reaction to Rob.
    I am developing and service professional services and use the image install sometimes more than once a day. Being depended on you for reinstalling and having to wait until you get to servicing my request is not working for me. I have to much experience with those practices. I is not what we contracted and for us i will not suffice, it will be a reason for me to cancel our services contracted!
    I thought I stept on a train, but now you tell us no it is a horse, but to comfort you I will make train noises… Then you go on in saying it does not matter, because most people do not like the speed with which a train runs. Let me tell you I am not most people, and I doubt Rob is (a bit over the edge, but you get my drift?)
    I have 5 vps’es at Iniz and was really satisfied up to the moment you brought down Solus. I raised a ticket about it, your response made me believe you would bring it up again any time soon and it kept me quit. Reading your to Rob response I sincerely doubt this cause of action. Please tell me: when can we expect the Solus VPS or an alternative interface (with matching cloud functionality) back up?

    June 21, 2013 @ 1:23 am | Reply
    • Tone:

      On one hand Patrick says: “Most people don’t need Solus…”

      And on the other hand he says: “The only reason support is delayed is because of Solus being offline… but there has been a huge back log and we follow in order”

      It appears that a “huge” number of people need Solus.

      Constructive suggestions:

      1.) Put full info about Solus being down and your suggested workarounds in the Knowledgebase. How much time would that really take? Maybe 20 min?
      2.) If you’ve got a ticket backlog, inform those with waiting tickets of an approximate time you’ll look at their ticket. Some of us actually have work to do and clients to assuage.
      3.) Try a bit of triage, i.e. many tickets will take 30 sec. to resolve (like an OS reinstall.) Just clear out the easy ones right away. You’ll have many more satisfied customers than with the FIFO approach.

      June 21, 2013 @ 3:53 pm | Reply
      • It’s because they do not know that there a basic functionalities in Client Area that can be used.

        June 21, 2013 @ 4:35 pm | Reply
        • Tone:

          Patrick – hence my suggestion that you inform your users of these functionalities in your Knowledgebase. Also inform them of what functionalities need to be ticketed.

          June 21, 2013 @ 4:48 pm | Reply
    • Ruben:


      I suspect you are also somewhat frustrated by the situation.

      But again: I know and knew exactly what the standard interface offers as functionality. I miss the little bit extra!

      You just disabled, without any information on your website. Tone is correct, if you would have communicated (better) at least your world would be less hectic…

      Please change your demeanor and tell me how long this service degradation will continue? Or if this is indefinite, how you are going to compensate customers for who this absence is a deal breaker?

      June 22, 2013 @ 10:22 am | Reply
      • The VPS CP page clearly displays a notice stating it’s down and requests people to email or submit ticket to get things done.

        We have no ETA and if you look around all other *sensible* hosts have also had there Solus down ever since Sunday.

        June 22, 2013 @ 11:25 am | Reply
        • Tone:

          Patrick – Iniz sent out an email on May 22 (one month ago) announcing a new URL for the user control panel: https://controlvps.net. Sending one’s browser to this link results in a warning and then the message: “Executing in an invalid environment for the supplied user”.

          Similarly, if you click on the tab within the Iniz Client Billing Area entitled: “VPS Control Panel”, you receive exactly the same message and nothing more.

          I fail to see how this is a clear message “stating it’s down and requests people to email or submit a ticket to get things done.

          You required that I submit a ticket which took 7 hours to respond to in order to receive a URL explaining the situation: “http://controlvps.net/”, however the contents of this web page make no mention of the workarounds available on the Iniz Client Area Services Information page.

          It would be helpful to look at this situation from the customer’s perspective. We are all frustrated by the Solus vulnerabilities, and I appreciate Iniz taking the safe and sensible approach. However, some decent workaround instructions on your website and a bit less snark on LEB would go a long way towards easing the pain for both Iniz and its customers.

          As Ruben implies, your potential new customers will doubtless take note of the demeanor of your replies. But it’s your business and I’m just a lowly customer…what do I know?

          June 22, 2013 @ 3:18 pm | Reply
        • Thanks.

          We’ve added temporary SSL and added details about functions available from Client Area.

          June 22, 2013 @ 4:54 pm | Reply
  42. w00tc0d3:

    I’ve got one question. Is Minecraft allowed for private servers? I’m planning to play on a private server with a few other people. Max 5 people.

    I don’t think that matters much, does it?

    Thank you,

    June 22, 2013 @ 12:56 pm | Reply
  43. ruben:

    He Patric,

    My frustration is that my service is degraded. It has become my problem because the responses (like yours) hinder me in my work…. Because of that I want to understand and I have started to look at the problem. The more I get informed the less I understand the responses.

    I think you run hell of an interesting hosting. I really like the price/quality of your servers, last month after some try out first, I have contract 5 vps’es at Iniz. My state of mind is very positive and also I recognize your willingness to act on behave of security. In my eyes it is a mark of quality in line with the quality you offer.

    But I am an Internet specialist for over 15+ years I have been involved in developing, building and managing Internet services. All I see is a panicking herd. Based on flimsy information and a attack at two hosting companies many IAAS hosting vendors are running with the herd and copying each other. In my eyes, without thinking or really assessing the situation. The perpetrator can be marked as a kind of terrorist, though I doubt that was his intention….

    Being IAAS hosting provider is not my specialty, my line of business is more that of Application Hosting. So what happens to Solus comes very close to my field of expertise. I do get the panic at the hosting companies. Our business is Internet, we know it is open and as such comes with risk. Knowing how to asses and judge them is big part of our job? I do not get how all but a small portion of you estimate the risk.

    I do not know Solus code. So I do not know if the use mvc. But I have read nothing about javascript or cross-linking vulnerabilities in Solus. In my response I regard those as not a problem.
    I have seen the ‘vulnerability’ it simply was an undeclared integer query string. Because this integer was not casted it could be substituted for any other character. So a HPPT attack trying out different query strings is the vulnerability… Which if it succeeds can result in not anticipated DB feedback.
    An extra security Solus could build in is some more indirect DB connections through stored procedures or a self made connection class that checks on the db response so only successfully responses are processed (or use Zend).
    But from what I have seen this vulnerability is such a small deal that it can be mediated with cntr+H (string replace) in all code. I saw the Solus auditor response and I get their indecisiveness: this was an issue, but rumors about other vulnerabilities is like fighting windmills, what can you do? So the only solution is some external validation…. I know these kind of processes: the validator has to prove his value and as such has find a lot off bullshit, just to validate the fact he is selected as auditor. Assessing his conclusion and the decision management about what and what not to correct will cost time, then the solution has to be built and tested. This could take weeks, if not months (depending on the code base)…

    Then my brains hurt, because you all reaction is so over the top: in regard to your standard hosting practice and because any attack can only be executed behind the validation wall (as a Iniz customer).
    Look at the implementation. Solus is implemented behind an user/logon wall. Everyone (serious about their business) puts this functionality behind a SSL connection. I do not think invalid ssl certificates is an issue, certainly not something Solus could be responsible for… So man in the middle or sniffing for usernames / passwords is ruled out.
    I do not run Solus so I do not know their php code, but they must have a logon validation check at every page? So any HTTP attack, injecting put, get and post request can only succeed when for the attacking ip-adress there is an administered user session at the server. That means any potential hacker is also a hosting client!!! Someone who payed you to hire a VPS. They could use false names, but you have their bank account, so in the circumstantial case something happens you can guarantee the hacker will be identified ones you have reported them to the police. This seems to me to be the ultimate detergent? I can not imagine a kid or cracker to willingly take that risk, but if they do identification is certain… And look what happened at the first hack, the perpetrator was almost immediately identified!
    Why not keep the functionality up and put up, besides the ssd advertisement you promote, an application flash message about the Solus breach and warning that you regard all suspicious attempts as criminal behavior which you will report to the police?

    If this would not be to your satisfaction: put the logon wall in a DMZ behind an extra firewall logon… As customer it would mean I have to validate twice, but I can live with that, and that way you can guarantee (for yourself) that only paying customers have access?

    I called degrading services a dumb response, why? I my eyes your focus is off:
    1) in light of the Solus vulnerability I have read about, every windows node you host is a bigger risk!
    2) the credentials you supply at the registration of every new customer is hilarious (in light of the current power of cpu’s and their decryption potential). Rather than to focus on the product behind the wall I would advise you to focus more on the wall itself and how potential easy it is to get through….

    June 23, 2013 @ 12:40 pm | Reply
    • sundaymouse:

      my worry of Iniz at the second comment of this offer did not come out with nothing. That is confirmed.

      June 23, 2013 @ 1:21 pm | Reply
    • anybody:

      Nobody is going to read this, don’t waste time..

      June 23, 2013 @ 6:43 pm | Reply
  44. Stanislav:

    Dear friends, I had no luck. Аll node’s power take neighboring users, my server is down.

    June 24, 2013 @ 9:27 am | Reply
  45. kirill:

    top – 09:30:36 up 1 day, 4:18, 0 users, load average: 5.74, 5.15, 4.70
    Tasks: 58 total, 1 running, 57 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
    Cpu(s): 0.1%us, 0.1%sy, 0.0%ni, 92.7%id, 14.1%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st

    Your VPS has been causing extremely high IO Wait (% wa) and Load whether it be a cron or not it is for a long while, as a result we have decided we are unable to host you anymore as we don’t meet your needs.

    Please update this ticket if you need a back up or else we will proceed and terminate the service.

    We will be offering a pro-rata refund out of generosity.

    Patrick Hayward
    Managing Director
    Web Phase Limited

    June 24, 2013 @ 1:13 pm | Reply
    • Eddie:

      What were you doing on your server?

      June 26, 2013 @ 3:59 am | Reply
  46. Shaun:

    Got their 2048MB special & love it so far. Now to get a cheap 256MB server for a second DNS and a MyLowEndBoxes site.

    June 26, 2013 @ 12:55 pm | Reply
  47. Shaun:

    Signed up for a second 2048MB special. Have one ns pointing to server a and one to server b. Funny thing is, I chose Chicago for both (closest to me) and they have sequential IPs :D

    June 27, 2013 @ 1:45 am | Reply
    • Rob:

      Yea they are both hosted at the same datacenters, ColoCrossing. I like the actual service, I am using patrick for name servers as well. I see alot of users having their accounts suspended. My only hope in using iniz as a primary for ALL my dns will be a smart move. One suspension would result in my whole company going offline, so I am now debating an alternate company to host a backup name server.

      June 27, 2013 @ 4:19 am | Reply
      • If your doing nothing wrong then you don’t have to worry, anyways a backup DNS server or a cluster is always advisable as well :)

        June 27, 2013 @ 12:28 pm | Reply
        • Shaun:

          One thing I forgot to check although I think I’ve seen the answer elsewhere. Do your VPSes in Chicago support IPV6?

          June 27, 2013 @ 6:00 pm | Reply
        • Jack:

          They’re with CC so unless he has a tunnel no they won’t.

          June 27, 2013 @ 6:07 pm | Reply
        • IPv6 is currently available in NL & Los Angeles only at the moment. Don’t have any ETA for other locations unfortunately

          June 27, 2013 @ 6:07 pm | Reply
        • Shaun:

          Ok, not a huge deal. I care more about the VPS to VPS communication I sent a support ticket in asking about right now.

          June 27, 2013 @ 6:29 pm | Reply
  48. Can I run a build server on these VPS? I’m thinking on a IO6G to run a Debian Live System and make the build center for my distribution outside of my computer ‘-‘

    July 2, 2013 @ 3:57 am | Reply
  49. Vall:

    Just completing one month with a LEB-VZ2048 server in LA… I’m very satisfied, so much that I’m migrating to the annual plan to save a few more bucks, and I’m also planning to order a Netherlands server soon.

    July 7, 2013 @ 5:15 pm | Reply
    • Glad to hear!

      We’re currently process of upgrading all our old nodes which includes LA1 to new servers with SAS Drives (Constellation ES.3) as we know the IO isn’t best in LA and same goes for those on NL1,2,3 (not openvz.io plans).

      Further emails will be out as soon as we secure some hardware and space required and will be all coloed at Quadranet LA :)

      July 7, 2013 @ 5:45 pm | Reply
  50. Sangvinikis:

    I would buy this hosting, but in “Terms of Service” is sad:
    “We currently do not allow any usage of our services to be used with IRC servers or network, servers found hosting IRC servers will be immediately suspended or terminated and you will be given a warning in which you will have to remove the IRC service from your VPS and that you acknowledge you will not host such service again.”
    I need a TeamSpeak server, it’s not really an irc, but still. Traffic would not be high.

    July 9, 2013 @ 11:39 am | Reply
  51. Ari:

    promo code expired…

    July 18, 2013 @ 12:43 pm | Reply
  52. sean:

    Signed up last month for this, so far so good, uptime is decent and lots of ram for cheap. Currently running a private vpn, website, pbx on it.

    Opened a ticket to change billing from monthly to yearly, it was resolved within minutes (fastest I think I have ever seen a ticket resolved)

    July 18, 2013 @ 10:55 pm | Reply
  53. Ari:

    i can’t order.. they promo code expired…

    July 19, 2013 @ 1:09 pm | Reply
    • You can order without promo code for £1-2 more, unfortunately it is over permanently and was a LEB Opening promo.

      July 21, 2013 @ 11:05 am | Reply
  54. makemenot:

    LEB-VZ2048 very low I/O in LA

    wget freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh -O - -o /dev/null|bash
    CPU model :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
    Number of cores : 4
    CPU frequency :  3301.000 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 2048 MB
    Total amount of swap : 1024 MB
    System uptime :   23 min,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 22.3MB/s
    Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 14.1MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 35.4MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 5.42MB/s
    Download speed from i3d.net, NL: 1.52MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 5.13MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 6.59MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 4.54MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 53.8MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 5.85MB/s
    I/O speed :  60.5 MB/s
    July 29, 2013 @ 7:02 pm | Reply
  55. John:

    Coupon: “OPENVZIO“ expired. I need a new discount code!

    July 30, 2013 @ 4:45 am | Reply
  56. Paul:

    Are we going to see another discount code? I want one.

    August 6, 2013 @ 3:11 pm | Reply
  57. Karel:

    Any one got the SolusVm API working on an android phone app with Iniz? What to enter for host? API key and hash are obvious.

    By the way, I’m very pleased with my VPS’s in the US and the Netherlands.

    August 8, 2013 @ 9:38 pm | Reply
  58. bohdans:

    Can someone run the following on an IO3G plan?
    I have few cheap VPS that limit the number of processes to 100 and that causes fork issues running some mail servers.
    $ cat /proc/user_beancounters
    I am most interest in the “numproc” limit.

    August 22, 2013 @ 2:29 am | Reply
    • Here you have it:

      cat /proc/user_beancounters | grep numproc
      numproc 26 81 9223372036854775807 9223372036854775807 0

      August 22, 2013 @ 6:01 pm | Reply
      • bohdans:

        Thank you :D better than 100!

        August 23, 2013 @ 9:09 am | Reply
    • Karel:

      numproc 53 105 9223372036854775807 9223372036854775807

      August 22, 2013 @ 9:12 pm | Reply
  59. Shaun:

    numproc 60 93 9223372036854775807 9223372036854775807 0

    August 22, 2013 @ 9:18 pm | Reply
  60. Jah:

    Have a 4GB plan in NL and quite happy with it. CPU/disk/network performance is all very good. Have not needed support so cannot comment on it. NL went through a planned datacenter move with no issues. NL services recently upgraded to double bandwidth which brings it more in line with the other VPS specs.

    FWIW, the “OPENVZIO” coupon still works as of about a week ago

    August 29, 2013 @ 3:59 am | Reply
  61. CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 0 @ 2.00GHz
    Number of cores : 3
    CPU frequency : 2000.000 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 4096 MB
    Total amount of swap : 0 MB
    System uptime : 1:38,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 32.7MB/s
    Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 11.4MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 5.14MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 2.64MB/s
    Download speed from i3d.net, NL: 28.6MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 36.7MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 2.16MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 7.77MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 8.10MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 14.7MB/s
    I/O speed : 424 MB/s

    Not bad. ;)

    September 23, 2013 @ 2:24 pm | Reply
  62. noom:
    October 24, 2013 @ 6:02 am | Reply
  63. Ozan:

    Please respond my ticket : #JNQ-850-51438 Why am I waiting you to activate my account? Why is it “Pending”?

    November 4, 2013 @ 11:45 am | Reply
    • The only reason why auto setup would fail is because you failed to enter hostname in the valid format listed in example and it will be manually setup with altered hostname in order of the queue.

      November 5, 2013 @ 11:48 am | Reply
      • Ozan:

        My bad. But site should validate input format.

        November 5, 2013 @ 11:57 am | Reply
  64. Trinity:

    Hello, does your OpenVZ.IO – IO4G VPS have the following?

    PHP Version 5.3+
    ionCube Loader
    PDO Extension
    mCrypt Libraries with Blowfish Cipher
    mbstring Extension Enabled

    I am looking to install this self-hosted tracking software: http://www.imobitrax.com/

    Would I be able to on your VPS?

    Also, do you offer any support in helping set this up?

    In all honesty, I’ve never purchased a VPS before, so any support is greatly appreciated. I’m also curious, do I need to purchase cPanel for my requirements? And what OS would I need to choose?

    Thank you so much!

    November 15, 2013 @ 12:09 am | Reply
    • These are most likely none, managed VPS. What I mean is that INIZ is not responsible for the software you install, it’s up to you. The only thing you have to bare in mind is that you don’t have to abuse the SLA if you don’t want to be suspended.

      You pre install the CentOS… it will come with Apache, MySql and the rest of the libraries you can configure because they’re free of charge and tutorial are many online.
      I would recommend installing centOs preloaded with Cpanel/WHM then customization will be very easy for you.

      December 31, 2013 @ 2:40 am | Reply
  65. KevinK:

    Follow-up question: If I don’t use cpanel, do you have an option to build the server with any other free panel such as ISPConfig?
    Thanks again

    November 20, 2013 @ 6:10 pm | Reply
    • I don’t think they will install for you iSpConfig. But you’re free to install it for yourself or invest in someone from iSpconfig to install it for you.

      December 31, 2013 @ 2:42 am | Reply
  66. I will be honest with everyone 5 months, I did know nothing about VPSes but I was ready to go in for them. I decided to take the one of there plans. I order for cpanel but in a few days I was suspended due to abuse of the SLA. Believe me I was honestly in a bad mood and mad at INIZ. I got in touch with and they answered promptly inclusive of showing me proof. Now if you ask me whether I would go away, I would say if they plan to build a long term serving company, am planing to be part it. They have been there for me in the hardest moments. Today I want to try the 75 SSD cache plan.

    December 31, 2013 @ 2:33 am | Reply
  67. Thomas:

    If you had SSD in these do you think you would allow Minecraft servers? I love the amount of RAM and location in the Netherlands but need an SSD or SSD cached. Am using greenvaluehost who are a great company, but I’d like another server a closer to home.

    January 8, 2014 @ 10:44 am | Reply
  68. Stoer:

    I wish to bot multiple WoW clients on your VPS’s. Is that against your terms of agreement and if not, do you have plans that support at least 2 WoW cliens to be run on 1 VPS? Thanks!

    January 18, 2014 @ 9:01 am | Reply
  69. Hate:

    Scam. They kept closing my application with no notice. When I gave up trying to figure out why and submitted a ticket they claimed it was CPU usage abuse. Problem is when I just opened the application and left it idle (not running) they still closed it. And not just on one server. They would close it on every VM it was on at the same time.

    November 2, 2015 @ 5:38 pm | Reply
  70. LAKSHA:

    this link is expired but u still get a good deal with them.and the guys seemed real nice.i bought and they are fast in their response.

    March 4, 2016 @ 2:22 pm | Reply
  71. wayne m:

    after praising these lot early on in the opening, i must say you dont get the resources you pay for your never going to use 3 4 6 gig ram as he will suspend your vps for cpu abuse which is nonsense i now run the same instances else where on smaller vps and never been suspended since i moved from iniz only leads me to believe it his way a douchebag oh he liked to suspend all the vps i had and not just the so called cpu abusing one i had ovh is better with the smallest package

    March 4, 2016 @ 3:31 pm | Reply
    • Kishan:

      We do not suspend clients for using their RAM, we also provide a process log for CPU breaches and give clients 24 hours to resolve it before suspension. You cannot compare other providers unless you’re comparing the same CPU as well, others may use better processors and as such lower usage. (IE. E3 vs E5)

      Suspensions would have only occured if you failed to resolved the issue after several notifications.

      The only time I can recall mass suspension on multiple VMs was when we randomnly received a influx of people hosting “runescape” bots all using full cores 24×7.

      March 4, 2016 @ 4:20 pm | Reply

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