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How do I contact LowEndBox?

We are happy to hear from you! Should you have any questions or inquiries we invite you to contact us via our help desk. Please be sure to review our Privacy Policy.

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Does a Hosting Company Own LowEndBox?

LowEndBox and LowEndTalk are not owned or affiliated with any web hosting company. While in the past that was not the case, since being acquired by WNY IT Services in January 2020, LowEndBox and LowEn...

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Does a Hosting Company Own LowEndBox?

Who Owns LowEndBox?

LowEndBox is owned by WNY IT Services, Inc. We appreciate your feedback, don’t hesitate to let us know how we’re doing at our help desk. Please be sure to review our Privacy Policy.

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Who Owns LowEndBox?

Common Uses for a VPS

What are 5 common uses for a LowEndBox (aka a cheap VPS)? LowEndBox recently ran a poll asking that question and in this FAQ article, we’ll highlight the most common use cases for a LowEndBox. Are you...

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Common Uses for a VPS

Why You Want a Low End Box

We define a “Low-EndBox” as a cheap virtual server.  “Cheap” is obviously relative and changes over time.  When LEB started, cheap cloud hosting meant a 64MB RAM server for $5 or less.  Today you can...

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Why You Want a Low End Box

What is LowEndTalk.com?

One of the Internet's busiest and most engaging hosting related forums is our very own LowEndTalk.com - the message board companion to LowEndBox.com. Known for its spirited discussion and strong commu...

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What is LowEndTalk.com?

How does a hosting provider get featured on LowEndBox?

Hundreds of thousands of users visit LowEndBox per month, looking for deals on services from companies like yours. We’re interested in featuring quality companies offering great services at a discount...

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How does a hosting provider get featured on LowEndBox?

Which VPS providers does LowEndBox recommend?

All hosting and VPS providers featured on LowEndBox pass a basic review and reliability check prior to their offers being published. That said, we always recommend that buyers conduct their own resear...

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Which VPS providers does LowEndBox recommend?

Advertise on LowEndBox and LowEndTalk

LowEndBox and LowEndTalk are ad supported and the ongoing hosting, maintenance, content creation and overhead of our websites is significant. Our advertisers (generally hosting providers or other tech...

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Advertise on LowEndBox and LowEndTalk

What location is best for VPS Hosting?

There is no best datacenter location for VPS hosting, just the location that is best for you. In the United States, datacenters in California and New York are especially popular because of their abili...

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What location is best for VPS Hosting?

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)...

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

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...

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

Can a VPS be DDoS Protected?

Yes! While DDoS attacks are getting a little less common when it comes to simple high-volume/high-traffic attack patterns LowEndBox has featured numerous cheap VPS plans that offer DDoS Protection. Ch...

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Can a VPS be DDoS Protected?

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 h...

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How secure is a VPS?

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 di...

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What Operating System can I run on my Cheap VPS?

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, includ...

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What is LowEndBox.com?

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, mak...

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How do I log into a VPS?

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 t...

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How do I manage my VPS?

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 o...

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How much disk space does my VPS need?

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 n...

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Does a VPS come with a dedicated IP address?

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: M...

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Can I host a game server on a VPS?

How do I use a VPS?

LowEndBox is a resource website which has dozens of different tutorials published, designed to help you navigate the use of your VPS server. Just go on our website and click on the Tutorials section o...

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How do I use a VPS?

How much is a VPS?

On LowEndBox, the cost of a VPS is anywhere from $1/month to $10/month. The cost of VPS hosting varies, depending on how much resources you’re looking for. Using a resource website like LowEndBox, you...

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How much is a VPS?

What is a VPS?

A VPS is a Virtual Private Server. It is a private server which is exclusively yours to use, and can be installed with any operating system of your choice. A VPS service provides you with a carved out...

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What is a VPS?

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