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Do I need to be technically-inclined to use a VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 12:40 pm, by Jon Biloh

A Do I need to be technically-inclined to use a VPS? Yes and No. A Linux VPS does require some technical understanding because you will generally be accessing it using either a web hosting control panel, like cPanel, or by a terminal session (text only). On the other hand, a Windows based VPS is very […]

When is the right time to upgrade from Shared Hosting to a VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 12:35 pm, by Jon Biloh

A When is the right time to upgrade from Shared Hosting to a VPS? That depends on a number of factors which we’ve explained in detail in a recent article about Why and When to Use a VPS instead of Shared Hosting. Essentially it comes down to: If you are just looking to host a […]

How secure is a VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 12:27 pm, by Jon Biloh

A How secure is a VPS? A VPS is generally as secure as a private dedicated server. Ultimately how secure your virtual private server is depends on the steps you take to securing it. At LowEndBox we are big on security and have written dozens of articles and helpful tutorials about how to best secure […]

What Operating System can I run on my Cheap VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:55 am, by Jon Biloh

A What Operating System can I run on my Cheap VPS? Just about any! Depending on the underlying virtualization engine, you may or may not be limited in your choices. For example, an OpenVZ based virtual private server may be limited to certain Linux distributions where as a virtual private server running KVM virtualization, VMWare, […]

What is LowEndBox.com?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:42 am, by Jon Biloh

A What is LowEndBox.com? LowEndBox.com is made up of a small team that have a common interest in the community and the low end box field as a whole. Our mission is to help our users find really great hosting solutions, including virtual private servers (VPS), dedicated servers, VPN and web hosting at a great […]

How do I log into a VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:04 am, by Jon Biloh

A How do I log into a VPS? To log into a Linux based VPS (i.e. CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora) you would utilize an SSH client such as PuTTY or WinSCP. To access a Windows based VPS, you would use Remote Desktop Connection, making it very simple and similar to your at-home Windows based desktop […]

How do I manage my VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:04 am, by Jon Biloh

A How do I manage my VPS? Most VPS providers provide a VPS control panel where you will be able to administrate your server’s state – this is usually powered by either SolusVM, Virtualizor, or a custom control panel solution that your hosting provider utilizes. Within this control panel, you will be able to start, […]

How much disk space does my VPS need?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:03 am, by Jon Biloh

A How much disk space does my VPS need? Every project has different needs and takes different demands. You should consider numerous factors when determining how much storage space you might need, such as the operating system, and the type of projects/applications you’ll be hosting on the server. Nowadays, VPS hosting is generally scalable and […]

Does a VPS come with a dedicated IP address?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:03 am, by Jon Biloh

A Does a VPS come with a dedicated IP address? Yes, VPS’s generally include a dedicated IPv4 address. If your provider advertises that they are providing you with a “NAT IP” – then be aware that this is not a dedicated IP. Otherwise, if there is no such indication – your VPS runs on a […]

Can I host a game server on a VPS?

Date/Time: May 29, 2020 @ 11:03 am, by Jon Biloh

A Can I host a game server on a VPS? Yes, gameservers are commonly hosted on VPS’s because of the great amount of flexibility and root access that VPS servers come with. Common gameservers hosted on VPS include, but are not limited to: Minecraft, Rust, CS:GO, ARK: Survival Evolved, Garry’s Mod, Terraria, Team Fortress 2, […]

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