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NodeDeploy – $6.95/Month, 1024MB Unmetered OpenVZ VPS in Germany

Phil from NodeDeploy has fired in a LEB Special @ 6.95/Month 1024MB OpenVZ with a bandwidth option of metered or unmetered:

LEB/LET Special

  • 1024MB Dedicated Ram
  • 1512MB Burst Ram
  • 60GB Diskspace
  • 1TB @ 1Gbit Metered, or 100mbit Unmetered Bandwidth
  • 1Gbit or 100Mbps
  • 1x IPv4 Address
  • 10x IPv6 Addresses
  • SolusVM/OpenVZ
  • $6.95/Month, Direct Signup

NodeDeploy is a new company having registered their domain in April 2012 making them less than 3 months old, their servers are located with Hetzner. Current nodes are Intel i7-920, 24GB Ram with 4x 1.5TB raided drives. You are offered the option of either 1TB on a 1Gbit port, or you can elect to have your VPS unmetered and throttled to 100mbit. When Phil sent the offer in system uptime so far was an incredible “System uptime : 14:52.” ;)

Test IP:
Wget: https://nodedeploy.com/100mb.test


  1. Jath:

    Are you going to deadpool like your old company http://nixhost.co.uk/ ?

    June 24, 2012 @ 3:11 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Sorry, I have no idea what you are going on about. I have only recently got into the hosting buisness.

      June 24, 2012 @ 11:08 am | Reply
      • You don’t know ‘Ben Love’ or ‘Bradley Hession’ ?

        June 24, 2012 @ 1:23 pm | Reply
      • Alex:

        Well, you should ask Ben about it if you don’t know nixhost.

        June 24, 2012 @ 5:49 pm | Reply
      • Phil:

        Yes, I know them, this is not their company though. They help me out with support tickets and management of the servers as I am new to this. I have just asked them about Nixhost and apparently it was shutdown due to the amount of illegal content that was hosted with them and “Police Investigations” as they put it?

        I assure you that this will not happen to NodeDeploy, I am not prepared to take that sort of risk and I want my company to be a big success in offering low cost VPS’s.

        June 24, 2012 @ 8:02 pm | Reply
        • My final question, are you and Ben:

          1.) Brothers?
          3.) Neighbours?
          3.) One and the same person?

          June 25, 2012 @ 10:50 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          None of the above. I actually met him on a forum and he offered me management.

          Sorry about the short reply, but I am on my phone

          If you can think of a way for me to prove this to you. Feel free to suggest. I do not want sales to be effected due to this misunderstanding.

          June 26, 2012 @ 12:18 am | Reply
        • NvL:


          If the traffic from OpenVPN, will get unmetered?


          June 27, 2012 @ 4:45 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          Public Proxies / VPN’s are not allowed.

          June 27, 2012 @ 6:44 pm | Reply
        • TrollArch:

          Hello Phil. If you claim not to be Bradley Hession then why is the nodedeploy paypal in that guys name?

          Best Regards
          Troll Arch

          August 28, 2012 @ 10:46 pm | Reply
    • Salvador:

      Hello, I’ve just bought it and it’s too slow, could you refund me my money ?


      July 20, 2012 @ 11:49 am | Reply
  2. zar:

    How unmetered?

    June 24, 2012 @ 6:54 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      If you wan’t unmetered just submit a ticket after purchase


      June 24, 2012 @ 10:10 am | Reply
      • zar:

        No, I mean just how unmetered is it? Typically when providers say unmetered, they still have a soft limit.

        June 24, 2012 @ 3:18 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          If it is legitimate traffic then we have no limit, if the traffic is caused by outgoing DDoS from the server then we will suspend, all incoming traffic is not even counted.

          June 24, 2012 @ 3:32 pm | Reply
  3. Marijn:

    Anyone tried this? How many cores does it have?

    June 24, 2012 @ 9:05 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      The LET plan has 4 cores allocated.

      June 24, 2012 @ 11:09 am | Reply
  4. azerima:

    Very cheap, are they legit? Is there any review from anyone that have tried their service?

    June 24, 2012 @ 9:20 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Umm, I am not actually sure if we have any reviews, we have already had some buyers from here so I am sure they will leave a review.

      June 24, 2012 @ 11:11 am | Reply
  5. jcaleb:

    Shoutcast/IceCast allowed?

    June 24, 2012 @ 11:23 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      It is indeed, things we do not allow are

      Nulled Scripts
      Malware or Viruses
      CPU or bandwidth intensive scripts
      DoS/DDoS Scripts
      Mailbombers or SPAM scripts
      Images/Video of minors
      Public Proxies
      Illegal torrents
      Warez or Warez Linking

      If you can think of 1 or 2 things I have missed, please feel free to say and I will update our TOS.

      June 24, 2012 @ 11:33 am | Reply
  6. Peter:

    I have recently bought one from them, and tried to setup a simple PPTP server, which failed first and then worked perfectly after the support enabled the missing modules.

    Awesome server.

    June 24, 2012 @ 1:31 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      Thanks for the that, sorry the modules were not enabled as default, I totally forgot about PPTP modules.

      June 24, 2012 @ 3:33 pm | Reply
  7. This is run by Bradley aka NixHost aka OptimalGaming..

    June 24, 2012 @ 7:24 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      Please refer to the top comment, they do not own this company, they merely provide my customers with support and help with management of my servers.

      June 24, 2012 @ 8:04 pm | Reply
  8. Phil:

    NodeDeploy are now helping an open source project known as Raspbmc, we are providing SYN and UDP filtering for them, aswell as providing a mirror for all their files.


    June 24, 2012 @ 8:27 pm | Reply
  9. John:

    I paid for a month of that plan, and in my first 6 hours with this server has been frozen for no reason a couple of times, it seems, is a general problem, I can not enter the domain and http:// . nodedeploy.com I can not access the web management console to generate a ticket.

    When attempting to ping to verify connectivity with the server responds very slow.

    June 25, 2012 @ 7:30 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Hi, I believe the issue is resolved now, if it is not can you please submit a ticket, if that fails email contact@nodedeploy.com

      It appears we are currently victim to a SYN Flood in excess of 70k PPS rendering the server unreachable at times, I believe this stopped about 4 hours ago but I may be wrong.

      If you submit a ticket I will be happy to add another day onto your service to compensate for this, if it continues we will be purchasing a hardware firewall.


      June 25, 2012 @ 12:20 pm | Reply
      • Project Geekland:

        Seriously, your are selling VPS’s and you dont have a hardware firewall??? If your cheap at least setup a m0n0wall. How long have you been doing this?

        June 26, 2012 @ 2:06 pm | Reply
  10. Phil:

    Also, the uptime in the first post was a test VPS

    Test Results:

    CPU model : Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz
    Number of cores : 8
    CPU frequency : 2667.000 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 1024 MB
    Total amount of swap : 2046 MB
    System uptime : 14:52,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 90.8MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Atlanta GA: 2.46MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Dallas, TX: 3.91MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 4.46MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, London, UK: 32.6MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 80.4MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 7.80MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 7.28MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 12.0MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 11.1MB/s
    I/O speed : 198.2 MB/s

    Notice it only has 2GB ram.

    Also, we take full VPS backups every Monday, we keep 3 of each VPS in case of data loss, and that backups are available to be restored at $2 or a download link can be provided for free.

    June 25, 2012 @ 5:44 pm | Reply
    • Interesting numbers… the swap space is discounted from those 60Gb included in the package ?

      June 26, 2012 @ 10:07 am | Reply
    • 2Gb ram ? you mean swap right?

      June 26, 2012 @ 10:11 am | Reply
      • Phil:

        Yes, sorry, it was a VPS with 1GB ram and 2GB swap.

        The LEB plan has 1GB Guaranteed ram and 1.5GB Burst, this is not taken from your HDD allocation, you still get your full 60GB

        June 26, 2012 @ 12:05 pm | Reply
  11. Jacob:

    Hmm seems good, ill take a look.

    June 25, 2012 @ 8:27 pm | Reply
  12. Relo:

    Do you accept google checkout? I don’t have have any other means to pay.

    June 25, 2012 @ 9:26 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      We will add support for it ASAP

      June 26, 2012 @ 6:42 am | Reply
      • Relo:

        Please do! I am very impressed by your offering and want to do a review here but I cannot until I can actually pay for it hah

        June 26, 2012 @ 5:42 pm | Reply
      • Relo:

        Phil, any idea when you will make it available…?

        June 27, 2012 @ 10:21 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          Its been added, sorry about the long wait.

          July 8, 2012 @ 11:49 pm | Reply
  13. Tiger:

    I has but it ,And I want use 1TB @ 1Gbit Metered port .
    I has send Ticket to Tech Support for change it .

    June 26, 2012 @ 1:53 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      All VPS’s have 1Gbit metered as default

      June 26, 2012 @ 6:42 am | Reply
    • paul:

      I’d be interested to hear if any users of the 1gbps metered port get higher transfer speeds than users of the 100mbps unmetered. I’d also like to know if either of these speeds is anywhere near 100 mbps for actual meaningful internet transit rather than cachefly.

      June 26, 2012 @ 9:23 am | Reply
      • Phil:

        Download speed from CacheFly: 90.8MB/s
        Download speed from Linode, Atlanta GA: 2.46MB/s
        Download speed from Linode, Dallas, TX: 3.91MB/s
        Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 4.46MB/s
        Download speed from Linode, London, UK: 32.6MB/s
        Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 80.4MB/s
        Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 7.80MB/s
        Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 7.28MB/s
        Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 12.0MB/s
        Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 11.1MB/s

        It depends on where they are downloading from, remember, 100Mbit ~= 12MB/s
        Some locations such as London are getting 30MB/s etc. and obviously cachefly gets ~90MB/s

        June 26, 2012 @ 9:38 am | Reply
        • Tiger:

          I buy it .
          SPEED IS GOOD .

          June 26, 2012 @ 3:55 pm | Reply
        • Tiger:

          WGET FDC Standard Network(Chicago) MAX 1.1M/S
          FDC Standard Network(Denver) MAX 6.6M/S
          FDC Standard Network(Zlin) MAX 1M/S
          you can tyr it

          June 26, 2012 @ 4:04 pm | Reply
        • Tiger:

          And WGET china ONLY 65K/S MAX

          June 26, 2012 @ 4:07 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          Are you talking about the Zlin location that FDC has? Thats is Czech

          Speeds from Zlin are

          1% [ ] 13,524,320 1.25M/s eta 14m 36s

          No idea why it was only 64Kb/s, the speeds to them locations are slow, I am assuming it is their networks, can anyone verify this? If its not I will look into it


          June 26, 2012 @ 4:25 pm | Reply
        • Tiger:

          I wget China File ONLY 64K/S
          But when I wget 163.com 20+M/S

          June 26, 2012 @ 11:46 pm | Reply
      • paul:

        Thanks, those are impressive numbers. I think European networks these days are generally better than what we have here in the USA. It kind of makes me wonder if I should have bought into the Linode birthday sale too.

        June 26, 2012 @ 9:47 am | Reply
  14. Manh Ha:

    Hi, Phil,
    Is there any limit of running Java (precisely Tomcat) on your VPS offer? I’ve had ordered some cheap VPSes, but they didn’t allow me to run Tomcat nor Java. Does it happen with your VPS?

    June 26, 2012 @ 11:35 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      No, there is no limits to running any java based application.

      June 27, 2012 @ 12:41 pm | Reply
    • jcaleb:

      better not to use OpenVZ for Java. Go Xen or KVM

      June 28, 2012 @ 12:50 am | Reply
      • fer:

        Typically the only problem OVZ users face is that the Java VM sees burst memory as regular available memory. As long as you limit the memory available to the Java application (through the command line) to your regular memory (1gb in this case, so limit it to ~850mb), there shouldn’t be any problem running Java apps.

        June 28, 2012 @ 3:17 am | Reply
  15. @Pill can you run on your offer this:

    1) openssl speed rsa

    2) openssl speed rsa -multi 8

    and show us the result for both cases. The 8 number is because i saw a “Number of cores : 8” on previous post

    June 26, 2012 @ 1:59 pm | Reply
    • Also

      can you explain us what is:
      1)CPU or bandwidth intensive scripts
      2)Public Proxies
      3)Illegal torrents

      June 26, 2012 @ 2:14 pm | Reply
      • I mean:

        1) LEB can be used for a continuous integration system like Jenkins? or for nigthly building of Android ROMS ?

        2) Squid3, ZipProxy, Varnish can not be installed on this LEB ?

        3) What are illegal torrents ? who decide it is illegal? are you “whatching/monitoring” data transfer/storage ?

        June 26, 2012 @ 2:22 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          1) It can be used for Jenkins etc. I am unnsure how long building anrdoid roms takes nor how much cpu it uses. If it is only single threaded and is not maxing out that core for extended periods of time then I do not see any issue.

          2) A few of our users use Varnish, I believe squid is basically the same so I do not see any issues. By bandwidth intensive scripts we mean scripts that are utilzing full connection speed and effecting other users.

          3) Illegal torrents means torrenting Software / Movies you would normally have to pay for. Torrenting freeware software for example is perfectly legal.

          June 26, 2012 @ 3:05 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          Obviously you can use multi threaded software, providing it is not maxing out all the cores.

          June 26, 2012 @ 3:06 pm | Reply
        • paul:

          I don’t speak for Phil but normally “public proxies” or “open proxies” means http proxies where people can browse the web while hiding their originating IP address from the browsed sites. These are widely abused by spammers and the like.

          June 26, 2012 @ 5:46 pm | Reply
    • Phil:
      June 26, 2012 @ 3:05 pm | Reply
    • paul:

      Note that you will get drastically different results from that RSA test depending on whether you are running a 32 or 64 bit OS. The 64 bit version of openssl will run the test around 2x faster, maybe even more than 2x. The LET thread is worthless for that reason. Nobody said what OS they were running.

      June 26, 2012 @ 5:43 pm | Reply
      • Phil:

        This was done on a 64bit Centos 6 box.

        June 26, 2012 @ 5:47 pm | Reply
        • paul:

          Thanks, those are excellent numbers. This is on an i7-920 as mentioned at the top?

          June 26, 2012 @ 7:05 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          Yes it is indeed. Not going to lie, I have no idea what them numbers are.

          June 26, 2012 @ 7:30 pm | Reply
  16. Project Geekland:

    Ok, Phil or anyone who has this service…. How much are additional IP4 Addresses? and can you upload your own OpenVZ template?

    June 26, 2012 @ 2:14 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      $3 per ip. And yes you can.

      June 27, 2012 @ 4:17 pm | Reply
  17. zar:

    Also, are game servers allowed? What about TOR exit nodes? And TOR bridges?

    June 26, 2012 @ 5:37 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      Game-servers are allowed, TOR Exit nodes are not allowed nor are TOR bridges, I will update the TOS with this in a moment.

      June 26, 2012 @ 5:46 pm | Reply
  18. Nguyen Binh:

    I can’t run XAMPP on VPS – LET/LEB Special.
    Can you change it to 32Bit Centos for me???

    June 27, 2012 @ 6:24 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      You can change using the details that were emailed to you.

      June 27, 2012 @ 2:50 pm | Reply
  19. My order Invoice 67 is still pending :(
    i have paid yesterday

    June 27, 2012 @ 7:04 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Hi, please submit a ticket. We are having issues with the Payza Gateway.

      June 27, 2012 @ 2:50 pm | Reply
      • owh, my vps is activated, but i dont receive mail with vps login information.

        June 27, 2012 @ 11:44 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          It seems that the STMP account ran out of credits, if you submit a ticket we can resend the email if need be.

          June 28, 2012 @ 9:46 am | Reply
  20. BigY:

    Ok, bought a VPS with them. Here are my results untill now.

    Payment can only be done by month with a recurring payment (I find it usefull, but be carefull when the server dies. Cancel your recurring payment!)
    Payment will be send to Bradley Hession trough Paypal (known person here)
    VPS will be delivered with Debian 6. Other distro’s possible
    Only got 512 vswap
    After installing a desktop (sorry, i am not that unix nerd :)) it uses 140mb of memory
    Installing from repositories is QUICK!

    It looks good, but for how long?

    Overall: 8+

    June 27, 2012 @ 8:20 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Very strange. Whmcs is set to allow one off payments. I will look into this.

      June 27, 2012 @ 2:49 pm | Reply
      • Jack:

        What happened to Bradley and Ben Just ‘managing the nodes’?

        His accepting payments too?

        June 27, 2012 @ 4:16 pm | Reply
  21. David G.:

    I’ve ordered yesterday. Paid by Payza [alertpay]. The VPS was generated automatically or manually by 1 minute. :-) After day of testing I’m really happy. Support changed to 100 mbit unmetered and set revdns. Higly recomenned. I hope this company will live long.

    June 27, 2012 @ 4:50 pm | Reply
    • David G.:

      It’s still good, but much slower. I bet the resources is oversold.

      June 30, 2012 @ 12:50 pm | Reply
      • Hi David,

        Can you send over a ticket with whats slow? We had a few guys that were trashing CPU running PHP loops over and over (possibly trying to wreck the servers?) We suspended them the other day.

        The RAM is dedicated, as is the disk so feel free to use it.


        June 30, 2012 @ 6:09 pm | Reply
        • David G.:

          Yeah, since yesterday it’s much faster. Thank you for reaction. The working on VPS on my Centos 6 + GNOME is very smooth and fast now. Cheers.

          July 1, 2012 @ 12:15 pm | Reply
        • David G.:

          Today the VPS is terrible slow. :-(

          July 3, 2012 @ 2:21 pm | Reply
  22. where is the solusvm url?

    June 27, 2012 @ 11:54 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      Should have been sent to your emails. I have replyed to your ticket.

      June 28, 2012 @ 7:28 am | Reply
  23. porknbeans:

    irc related processes allowed? eg znc/psybnc/eggdrop

    private socks5 proxy allowed? (passworded and ip access list)

    how much are extra IP’s per month? (IPV4)

    do any IPV6 come with either package?

    DNS manager handles all Reverse DNS entries?

    thanks in advance.

    June 28, 2012 @ 6:09 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Irc is alowed
      Personal Socks 5 is allowed. However public is not.
      Ipv4 are $3 /month with valid justification.
      You get 10 IPV6 bore available at request.
      DNS entrys are added manually.

      June 28, 2012 @ 7:31 am | Reply
      • porknbeans:

        thank you for the quick reply

        June 28, 2012 @ 8:19 am | Reply
  24. Anon:

    I’d like to buy that server.
    I registered anything but Paypal just wants to allow to pay via Creditcard..?

    I got that money on my Paypal account and can’t pay with it?!

    Is there any other way?

    July 1, 2012 @ 11:47 am | Reply
  25. Redman:

    Slow as hell…

    dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
    1024+0 records in
    1024+0 records out
    67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 8.95372 s, 7.5 MB/s

    And installing bash-completion (apt-get install bash-completion) took like 3 or 4 minutes :)

    July 2, 2012 @ 4:19 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      We would appreciate it if you read the ticket response before posting here.

      July 3, 2012 @ 1:48 pm | Reply
  26. Phil:

    Last night was backup night we temp lower the i/o on a vm as it’s compressed and gzipped.

    If you still have issues ding a ticket and we will sort it for you.

    July 3, 2012 @ 7:34 am | Reply
  27. Sicca:

    I got one today
    dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
    1024+0 records in
    1024+0 records out
    67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 1.95539 s, 34.3 MB/s

    i’m interested of having a responsive server , i will make several tests and i will give feedback.
    Keep supporting guys

    July 3, 2012 @ 10:15 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Please re-test, server was running backups majority of yesterday.

      July 3, 2012 @ 1:46 pm | Reply
    • Sicca:

      dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
      1024+0 records in
      1024+0 records out
      67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 1.15653 s, 58.0 MB/s
      root@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
      1024+0 records in
      1024+0 records out
      67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 1.13043 s, 59.4 MB/s
      root@xxxxxxxxxx:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
      1024+0 records in
      1024+0 records out
      67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 15.7278 s, 4.3 MB/s
      root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
      1024+0 records in
      1024+0 records out
      67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 2.32668 s, 28.8 MB/s
      root@yxxxxxxxxxxx:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=64k count=1k conv=fdatasync;rm -f test.file
      1024+0 records in
      1024+0 records out
      67108864 bytes (67 MB) copied, 1.40793 s, 47.7 MB/s

      July 3, 2012 @ 4:17 pm | Reply
  28. Jacob:

    I just purchased it we’ll see how it goes. I’ll update once everything is setup.

    July 3, 2012 @ 5:33 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      It will be setup very shortly, the new node is currently being configured.

      July 4, 2012 @ 9:57 am | Reply
    • Well It took a minute but the site got setup.

      Really good speed, fast account. I love it.

      However, It’s been going in and out of slow connection speeds.

      Other than that it seems to be great!

      Very fast support! Seriously… very fast!

      I will probably be upgrading in the near future and using them.

      July 9, 2012 @ 9:33 pm | Reply
  29. Adi Wong:

    the speed is pretty fast on https://nodedeploy.com/100mb.test

    but somehow it is much slower at

    is there a reason for that?

    July 6, 2012 @ 9:29 am | Reply
  30. Abaejo:

    I bought a VPS but i the IP is not in Germany. I bought it because i’m in Germany and i want to use this for personal things….

    Can i migrate to germany? because in the title says: VPS in Germany


    July 7, 2012 @ 11:56 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Hi, yes, drop us a message, the post on LEB is out of date now, alot has changed since it was posted.

      July 7, 2012 @ 5:41 pm | Reply
      • Waffo:

        Yeah, I just dropped you guys a ticket over this as well.
        Quoted Abaejo and yourself, Phil. Hope that’s all right.

        July 7, 2012 @ 6:31 pm | Reply
      • Abaejo:

        You told me that the German server is full… that’s not good :/

        July 8, 2012 @ 1:37 am | Reply
        • Phil:

          We told you that is is full and the new order is pending at the datacenter.

          We have just recieved the new Germany node

          [root@zeus ~]# free -m
          total used free shared buffers cached
          Mem: 24022 1284 22738 0 20 836

          And you will be placed on that as soon as it is set up properly.

          July 8, 2012 @ 4:40 pm | Reply
  31. Phil:

    Germany will be back in stock tomorrow.

    US LEB Special in Pheonix is available for $5 /month.

    Both new servers are 4 Drives in Raid 10.

    July 8, 2012 @ 4:41 pm | Reply
  32. Eyad:

    Hello, is there a moneyback-garuntee? And whats kernel’s Version on CentOS 6

    July 8, 2012 @ 9:06 pm | Reply
  33. Phil:

    We are aware of the fact that we are currently experiencing issues, they are currently being looked into.

    July 9, 2012 @ 12:52 pm | Reply
    • David G.:

      Yeah, the VPS and even your site is down. Any ETA?

      July 9, 2012 @ 1:39 pm | Reply
    • BigY:

      Still down 5 hours later :(

      July 9, 2012 @ 4:05 pm | Reply
      • Phil:

        We have posted an update on our site, we have experienced harddrive failure on Aura, Aura happens to be the server that also had NodeDeploy on it,

        We are using this opportunity to add another 2 drives to our raid 10 configuration to improve disk access.

        Continue to check the site for any updates.

        July 9, 2012 @ 4:19 pm | Reply
        • BigY:

          Which site, cause nodedeploy.com is also not reachable for me

          July 9, 2012 @ 6:13 pm | Reply
        • BigY,

          I get

          Please wait for updates on the current situation 
          Update 1: We have experienced Harddrive failure on aura, we are using this oppotunity to add another 2 drives to our raid 10 configuration. 
          Update 2: Data isbeing backed up, all clients on Hyperion are unaffected an can still access their servers.

          on nodedeploy.com

          July 9, 2012 @ 6:20 pm | Reply
        • Waffo:

          It’s reachable by http, not https.

          July 9, 2012 @ 6:43 pm | Reply
        • BigY:

          Can’t reach both of them…

          July 9, 2012 @ 7:06 pm | Reply
  34. jEp:

    How long can it take to add 2 drives and restore a server???

    July 9, 2012 @ 7:10 pm | Reply
    • Hours – Days.


      I guess there was a good 1TB + data on them.

      July 9, 2012 @ 7:14 pm | Reply
      • jEp:

        Actually they have been advertising that they are using fault tolerant raid configuration?

        There should be nothing that needs to be restored if they “have experienced hard drive failure” like they say?

        July 9, 2012 @ 7:18 pm | Reply
        • RAID10 can fail.

          and they said they are adding 2 disks into it so they would have to do some magic.

          July 9, 2012 @ 7:19 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          We have the data backed up, we are waiting for hetzner to install the two new drives.

          Its not as simple as plugging another 2 drives in…

          July 9, 2012 @ 7:25 pm | Reply
        • jEp:

          Adding 2 drives to a raid array is magic???

          Are you also stating that raid 10 is not fault tolerant?

          July 9, 2012 @ 7:28 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          We never stated anywhere that it is fault tolerant… we stated that if one drive fails that all data is safe, but adding drives isn’t anywhere near as simple, Adding more drives to a raid 10 array is hard work.

          July 9, 2012 @ 7:30 pm | Reply
  35. jEp:

    I agree that you did not use the words “fault tolerant”, but you definitely have stated using raid 10.

    It can be that I am ignorant, but what I have learned about raid 10 is that it provides both fault tolerance and increased performance.

    Please correct me if there is some other way of configuring raid 10 that is not fault tolerant?

    Unfortunately I have been working only with server hardware, so it is difficult for me to comment the hard work with adding drives to an array.

    July 9, 2012 @ 7:55 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      We could put it back up right now, we are waiting for two new hard drives like I stated..

      July 9, 2012 @ 7:57 pm | Reply
      • jEp:

        I bet your customers would appreciate having an ETA for that?

        July 9, 2012 @ 8:06 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          If we had an ETA we would give it.

          July 9, 2012 @ 8:17 pm | Reply
  36. jEp:

    Ok, it seems that you have no SLA’s in place with the datacenter operator.
    In this case it is good that you have not promised any SLA’s for you customers either…

    July 9, 2012 @ 8:31 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      Hetzner do not have a SLA, especially out of working hours.

      July 9, 2012 @ 8:38 pm | Reply
      • David G.:

        My condolences Phil, it’s hard time for you. But chin up! All will go fine. :-)

        July 9, 2012 @ 8:46 pm | Reply
    • paul:

      jEp, in my opinion your recent line of posts aren’t doing much good. I’m not connected with NodeDeploy and I don’t use their services (I have a bunch of other LEB’s with other providers) but it looks to me like what they’re doing is reasonable in this situation.

      If you can rebuild a failed RAID10 drive at 50MB/second you are doing pretty good. That is 3GB a minute or 1TB in about 4.5 hours, so that is probably the timeframe you’re looking at. SLA’s in this segment generally mean you get credit for downtime (I don’t know about this specific host). So if the service is down for a day, you get an extra day added to your account. I see in the case of one other provider, you get 2 days added. I don’t know how common that is. Since this is a ~25 cent per day service ($7/month), you’re looking at 50 cents worth of compensation even under that more generous scenario. You can probably understand, it’s not that impressive to see someone hiss and fume over an amount like that.

      These services are all unmanaged and you are supposed to know what you’re doing before choosing to use them for anything important. That includes setting up your own redundancy and failover to deal with outages. If you want enterprise-level hosting, it’s easy to find, it just consumes a lot more of a certain ingredient (spelled m-o-n-e-y) than this LEB stuff does. This site says “low end box” at the top of the page for a reason–set your expectations accordingly. NodeDeploy seems to be taking the necessary steps to get back online, and that’s about all you can realistically hope for.

      July 9, 2012 @ 9:04 pm | Reply
      • jEp:

        I apologize for my questions, I was only trying to figure out what is going on.

        Also I am very familiar with the word LEB – meaning that there is no expectations for enterprise-level hosting.

        The thing that I was missing was the official communication to customers, I think many (stupid) questions could be avoided with communication.

        So, once again, apologies for my questions.

        July 9, 2012 @ 9:15 pm | Reply
  37. jEp:

    This is good to know.

    Although this makes me wonder what are their working hours – as it has been _quite_ many hours from your first announcement about your problems…

    July 9, 2012 @ 8:45 pm | Reply
    • Phil:

      We had to back up the data and move it before we could request more disks…

      Not being funny, the questions are getting a bit tiresome now. As I keep saying, I will update you when I hear back from them.

      July 9, 2012 @ 8:54 pm | Reply
      • jEp:

        I’m sorry that you feel that way.
        My intention has not been to annoy you at all… and I feel also sorry for your customers if you are annoyed with the questions about your unplanned service break.

        I will stop my questions here and move on. Thank you for your patience.

        July 9, 2012 @ 9:03 pm | Reply
      • jEp:

        My intention was not to annoy you in any way – and I apologize if you feel annoyed about questions related to your unplanned service break.

        I was only trying to figure out what is going on as the official communication was missing.

        In my understanding even the most pessimistic estimate about the ETA is better than no ETA at all.

        I wish all the best for you and NodeDeploy.

        July 9, 2012 @ 9:20 pm | Reply
        • Phil:

          We are hoping to have it done by tomorrow morning. (Its now 10:30 PM here)

          We will reimburse everyone with 4 days.

          July 9, 2012 @ 9:22 pm | Reply
  38. BigY:

    I can reach my VPS box now, but nothing is working…no SSH etc.

    July 10, 2012 @ 7:04 am | Reply
  39. John:

    The service is still down.

    Phill, will give some “reimbursement” for lost time?

    July 10, 2012 @ 8:02 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      As stated above, We will reimburse everyone with 4 days.

      July 10, 2012 @ 9:06 am | Reply
  40. I just got a nasty gram from staff when I requested cancellation.
    These guys can’t run servers OR provide customer service.
    I wasted 6 bucks, boohoo.
    My lost time, however, was far more annoying.


    July 10, 2012 @ 11:26 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      There is a “Cancellation Request” option within WHMCS.

      All that we told you was that we can not cancel automatic payments, you have to do this yourself.

      And that we keep your account on WHMCS for future reference.

      July 10, 2012 @ 9:35 pm | Reply
      • I dropped the paypal dispute.
        I will drop my comments here as well.
        Let’s avoid each other.



        July 11, 2012 @ 4:42 pm | Reply
  41. Phil:

    All VM’s are online an data migrated, we’re upgrading everyone from 60GB -> 80GB and adding addtiona days (4) to your services.


    July 10, 2012 @ 9:34 pm | Reply
    • BigY:

      Allthough it took ages before everything came back online, i am happy with the service atm. Keep up the work.

      July 11, 2012 @ 4:31 pm | Reply
  42. Germany is back in stock at this moment in time!

    July 11, 2012 @ 12:03 pm | Reply
  43. Duke:

    Too bad i want one for torrent…

    July 12, 2012 @ 1:14 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Sorry about that, we had orginally stated no illegal torrents, however, this was abused and people were downloading PS3 games, movies etc. so because of a few abusers we have had to change our TOS to disallow all torrents.

      July 12, 2012 @ 2:17 pm | Reply
  44. ynzheng:

    paid Invoice #213

    but it`s still Unpaid status ?

    July 16, 2012 @ 10:34 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Please submit a ticket.

      July 17, 2012 @ 6:48 am | Reply
  45. Jay:

    Looking good. Supportive staff. Great overall hosting in my opinion.

    July 18, 2012 @ 5:37 pm | Reply
  46. I wich to set up VPs with you guys .My question is that those the
    promotion is valid still

    LEB/LET Special

    1024MB Dedicated Ram
    1512MB Burst Ram
    60GB Diskspace
    1TB @ 1Gbit Metered, or 100mbit Unmetered Bandwidth
    1Gbit or 100Mbps
    1x IPv4 Address
    10x IPv6 Addresses
    If so please inform me because ive created the account and waiting confirmation to pay trough payza.
    Thanks .

    July 19, 2012 @ 8:04 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      Yes it is still active, it won’t let you order if we remove it.

      July 19, 2012 @ 5:18 pm | Reply
  47. cron:

    what is this? –> UK @ 20.00%

    i thought $6.95/Month?

    but why is it Total Recurring: $8.34 USD Monthly?

    August 5, 2012 @ 12:36 am | Reply
    • Phil:

      This is VAT, it is only relevant for customers who live in the UK

      August 18, 2012 @ 3:20 pm | Reply
  48. UK @ 20.00%: $1.39 USD
    This is an add on
    instead of $6.95 its up to $8.34 / month

    August 18, 2012 @ 11:28 am | Reply
  49. Salih Özdemir:

    Invoice #881 waiting for activation.

    October 1, 2012 @ 3:45 pm | Reply
  50. Mastermind:

    Hey guys. I love your service so far. Unfortunately your website and at least node Aura just went down. Please tend to this ASAP.

    October 7, 2012 @ 12:27 pm | Reply
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    July 6, 2013 @ 9:43 pm | Reply
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    @Liam Nulled script is a spammer

    July 6, 2013 @ 10:27 pm | Reply
  53. mizhgan:

    Hello! Does it still unmetered?

    December 20, 2013 @ 8:20 am | Reply
  54. You can is there anyone has idea with unmetered server management?

    September 22, 2014 @ 5:32 am | Reply
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  56. I’ve been using them for years. Just got word they are closing down.

    Sad to see them go.

    August 23, 2016 @ 5:31 am | Reply

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