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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

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 easy to use because you access it using Windows Remote Desktop, […]

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

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

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 simple website or blog and do not anticipate much traffic/visitors, then starting off with […]

How secure is a VPS?

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

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 your Linux or Windows VPS. Specific […]

What Operating System can I run on my Cheap VPS?

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

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, Xen or Hyper-V may have a winder selection of operating system […]

What is LowEndBox.com?

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

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 price. If you are […]

How do I log into a VPS?

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

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 computer.

How do I manage my VPS?

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

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, stop, restart, console, or even re-install your […]

How much disk space does my VPS need?

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

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 can be upgraded – so it’s not the end […]

Does a VPS come with a dedicated IP address?

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

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 dedicated IPv4 address. Don’t hesitate to contact your hosting provider […]

Can I host a game server on a VPS?

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

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, and more.

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