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VPSCheap - $1.50 128MB OpenVZ VPS in Scranton or Phoenix

VPSCheap Yet another dirt cheap VPS offer from a new provider today. Erez from VPSCheap.info sent me some info about their cheap VPS plans, which starts at $1.50/month for their “Lite” plan. Alternatively you can pay $15/year, or $25/year for two. Here is the spec:

  • 128MB guaranteed/256MB burstable memory
  • 10GB storage
  • 200GB/month data transfer
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM

It’s on old’ish Xeon X3220 boxes. Only payment method is PayPal. Two locations to choose from — Scranton PA with BurstNET, or Phoenix AZ with Secured Server. Erez also ran CheapDomainNamesDot.com which was featured here in July, but VPSCheap.info has much better website :) Domain registered in early July 2011, although Erez would have other Internet/hosting-related business for longer. Google “erezrb” for more info.

There are a few other low end plans at VPSCheap.info. For example “Maximum” which has 1024MB/2048MB memory, 40GB storage and 300GB/month data transfer for $5.90/month.

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  1. Vipies:

    I think LEA should add one more criteria which is the connection speed guarantee.

    September 6, 2011 @ 12:11 pm | Reply
  2. On the whole, quite normal!

    September 6, 2011 @ 1:20 pm | Reply
  3. Adam:

    I do like their VIP packages:

    VIP TOP:
    – 3TB Guaranteed Ram
    – 5TB Burstable

    That must be one damn big server :P

    September 6, 2011 @ 1:31 pm | Reply
  4. Giong to get one month package to have a try :D

    September 6, 2011 @ 1:58 pm | Reply
  5. David:

    Is it me or is the website full of poor English?

    September 6, 2011 @ 3:05 pm | Reply


      September 6, 2011 @ 3:34 pm | Reply
      • Eddie:

        For what it’s worth, they’ve changed it to “WE ARE NOT ALLOWED.” :D

        September 7, 2011 @ 2:02 am | Reply
        • Vipies:

          It sounds like they are reseller of resellers.

          September 7, 2011 @ 5:37 am | Reply
        • ROFL!

          September 7, 2011 @ 10:17 am | Reply
        • VPSCHEAP.info:

          we own all our servers, we are not a reseller.

          September 7, 2011 @ 1:45 pm | Reply
  6. Itsa me Mario:
    # cat /proc/cpuinfo 
    processor	: 0
    vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
    cpu family	: 6
    model		: 15
    model name	: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           X3220  @ 2.40GHz
    stepping	: 11
    cpu MHz		: 239.078
    cache size	: 4096 KB
    # dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 25.8174 seconds, 41.6 MB/s
    # wget http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    --21:31:43--  http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    Resolving cachefly.cachefly.net..., 2a01:4f8:120:6481::1337
    Connecting to cachefly.cachefly.net||:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 104857600 (100M) [application/octet-stream]
    Saving to: `100mb.test.2'
    100%[=======================================>] 104,857,600 10.8M/s   in 10s    
    21:31:54 (9.63 MB/s) - `100mb.test.2' saved [104857600/104857600]

    They have instant activation. For the price okay i guess. Wonder how it works out when they sold some more boxes.

    September 6, 2011 @ 5:32 pm | Reply
    • Sailor2k:

      Time for @rm to shout out loud since you just get a fraction of a CPU core. Where is @rm?

      September 7, 2011 @ 6:26 pm | Reply
    • Wolfgang:

      Itsa me Mario

      which vps? burstnet or securedservers vps?

      November 4, 2011 @ 10:48 am | Reply
  7. john:
    [root@### ~]# dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 36.3871 seconds, 29.5 MB/s
    September 6, 2011 @ 10:36 pm | Reply
  8. mike:

    test ip’s? allow IRC?

    September 7, 2011 @ 1:15 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Test IP in SCRANTON:
      Test IP in PHOENIX:

      September 7, 2011 @ 7:30 am | Reply
  9. john:

    nobody is there, ticket was not answered for a long time.

    September 7, 2011 @ 3:00 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      dear Clients

      there was an issue with SMTP that has been fixed,

      i reply to all support tickets but you probably didn’t received it

      September 7, 2011 @ 7:22 am | Reply
  10. I love that when I vote (on the stars) a lower star value then ‘4.5’ out of 5 votes it goes up to 4.6.
    I don’t think a 3 star would bring it up to 4.6 out of six votes?

    Lol. But just saying, that vote is whack O.o

    September 7, 2011 @ 3:42 am | Reply
  11. mike:

    How the hell do I log in – no welcome email – no ticket response. hehehe.. Speeds are good, everything looks ok… but you get what you pay for!!!

    September 7, 2011 @ 4:15 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      dear mike,

      there was an issue with SMTP that has been fixed,

      i reply to all support tickets but you probably did’nt recived it,

      i resend it to you.

      September 7, 2011 @ 7:20 am | Reply
  12. Frank:

    Signed up 2 days ago and have yet to use it only to find out I can’t find out because service is suspended???

    September 7, 2011 @ 5:19 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear Frank,

      i did not suspend your account,

      anyway i reactivate your account.

      September 7, 2011 @ 7:25 am | Reply
  13. any clue of how to change OS?

    September 7, 2011 @ 6:09 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear noone,

      there is solusvm control panel to manage your vps and reinstall os,

      just login to your control panel, click on “manage” and click on “reinstall os”

      September 7, 2011 @ 7:27 am | Reply
  14. mike:

    Thank you sir! problem was fixed… VPScheap looks good..

    September 7, 2011 @ 8:28 am | Reply
  15. hi, which is better? a server from burstnet or secured server?

    September 7, 2011 @ 9:05 am | Reply
    • Daniel:

      Secured servers have a very good network, While burstnet do not. Burst are a tiny bit cheaper too.

      September 7, 2011 @ 11:32 am | Reply
      • Thanks for the reply daniel :) will check it now.

        September 7, 2011 @ 11:34 am | Reply
      • Care to discuss your issue with BurstNET’s networks or is this just another pissing contest? I have a server on Scranton and in Miami with no problems, my clients have never complained and I cannot figure out why everyone loves to take jabs at BurstNET.

        September 8, 2011 @ 2:55 am | Reply
        • Daniel:

          No issue just a shit network.

          September 8, 2011 @ 4:46 am | Reply
        • Real classy, Daniel. Seems like LEB is nothing more than a popularity pissing contest with no real facts.

          September 8, 2011 @ 9:21 pm | Reply
        • Oh please. I’ve been bitching about that for months now. Most of the comments here are either commenters posting positive or negative comments with no proof, people complaining about open tickets but not offering up any ID numbers, or just general garbage.

          And when one of us actually posts a decent comments we get abused for it.

          You get used to it after a while.

          September 8, 2011 @ 9:45 pm | Reply
  16. VPSCHEAP.info:

    We have our own server
    we also have reseller plans, look here: https://vpscheap.info/vps-reseller.html

    September 7, 2011 @ 11:48 am | Reply
  17. Wira:

    Do you support pptp vpn?

    September 7, 2011 @ 3:33 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      We Support VPN only in SCRANTON,PA.

      September 8, 2011 @ 8:37 am | Reply
  18. I ve not received a welcome email and there is no such solusvm.

    Ive submitted a ticket 2 hours ago approx.

    September 7, 2011 @ 10:30 pm | Reply
    • Might be helpful if you gave a sales receipt number and/or a ticket number.

      September 7, 2011 @ 11:21 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      all support tickets are answered.

      September 8, 2011 @ 8:39 am | Reply
  19. Brian H:

    My password I used for the signup didn’t work for the VPS panel. I put in forgot password, no emails ever reach me. Tried this 3 times. Opened a ticket and an hour later someone mispelled my name and said to login to the vps and use passwd… Well the point I wanted to go on the control panel is because the VPS wasn’t even correctly made, I cannot connect to it via SSH.

    Also there was no choice in the OS of the VPS when I ordered, I assume I can just goto the panel and have it reinstalled with debian though.

    Its been 5 hours now, still waiting on a solution where my panel password is reset and the VPS is correctly made…

    So far you get what you paid for, $1.50.

    September 7, 2011 @ 10:52 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear Brian,

      the problem was that when you order the vps you setup a password that start with %
      solusvm did not accept this kind of password.

      about “no choice in the OS of the VPS when I order” – yes you will need to login to solusvm control panel in order to do that.

      anyway problem was resolved and support ticket are answered.

      September 8, 2011 @ 10:19 pm | Reply
  20. Brian the no choice of OS also happened to me.

    This my ticket

    September 7, 2011 @ 11:37 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      just login to your solusvm control panel, there is lots of os templates there.

      September 8, 2011 @ 8:41 am | Reply
  21. jay:

    Hi VPSCHEAP.info

    Thanks for the really cheap vps.

    I am an Indian, currently in US for some time. The stupid MaxMind thing is marking my account Fraud because I am giving my Indian permanent address for signup while I am on US IP address.

    Requesting to look at Ticket #724375 for other info.

    Thank you.

    September 8, 2011 @ 1:38 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      hi ray,

      just send you a solution by replying to your support ticket.

      thank you,

      September 8, 2011 @ 8:46 am | Reply
  22. botsman:

    Also getting troubles with MaxMind, it labelled me as fraud because i’m using the US IP of my VPN.. Hope it’ll be fixed soon..

    September 8, 2011 @ 8:11 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      About MaxMind Fraud Check, i disable it for now so you guys can order without any problems.

      September 8, 2011 @ 11:51 am | Reply
      • botsman:

        wow that’s great. thank.

        September 8, 2011 @ 12:04 pm | Reply
  23. I dont have any site, what will I put in srver1, ns1 and ns2?
    I want to try it

    September 8, 2011 @ 7:55 pm | Reply
    • Server1 – fixyourform.tld

      ns1 – ns1.fixyourdarnform.tld

      ns2 – fixyourdamnform.tld


      September 8, 2011 @ 9:24 pm | Reply
      • That was meant in a bit of humour. The issue with providers not editing their form to remove the ns1/ns2 fields has been discussed here a few times now.

        September 8, 2011 @ 9:28 pm | Reply
        • How can I set up it in my PC? Sorry I am a newbie

          September 8, 2011 @ 10:19 pm | Reply
        • Tom:

          What PC? You know what a VPS is? Maybe you should learn to use Linux first on a local PC then making a loophole for every script-kiddie that is out there. Just a thought.

          September 8, 2011 @ 10:30 pm | Reply
        • Best bet would be asking VPScheap what they want in there. Those fields are really for shared hosting and shouldn’t be there on the form but it’s really up to the provider as to what they want to do.

          But yes, if you don’t know what those fields are for, maybe a VPS is a bit out of your league.

          September 8, 2011 @ 11:13 pm | Reply
  24. Ordered one. And it’s instant setup.
    I’m gonna give it a try :)

    September 8, 2011 @ 10:52 pm | Reply
  25. mike:

    Running for a few days now, No issues what so ever.

    September 8, 2011 @ 11:59 pm | Reply
  26. JessieJames:

    can i run OpenVPN on this servers? tun/tap enabled?

    September 9, 2011 @ 2:47 am | Reply
    • how to run vpn like this?

      September 9, 2011 @ 6:40 am | Reply
      • There are a lot of tutorial in the internet for installing and configuring VPN inside the VPS :). Maybe you can try to find it using Google or search in the LowEndTalk.

        For simple way, install openvpn, configure the iptables and you can start your own VPN server

        September 9, 2011 @ 8:31 am | Reply
        • Daniel:

          With openvpnAS one can be up in running in less than 2 minutes :)

          September 9, 2011 @ 8:35 am | Reply
      • VPSCHEAP.info:

        tun/tap are enabled in Scranton, PA

        September 9, 2011 @ 1:10 pm | Reply
        • Kadnik:

          cat: /dev/net/tun: No such file or directory

          September 14, 2011 @ 4:25 pm | Reply
        • Daniel:

          Run this on main node

          modprobe tun

          And these help too

          modprobe ipt_mark

          modprobe ipt_MARK

          September 15, 2011 @ 1:45 am | Reply
        • wakowako:

          I don’t get it. They enabled tun and now /dev/net/tun is there but it looks like the tun module is not built in the kernel of their templates. is there something they didn’t do?
          #modprobe tun
          FATAL: Module tun not found.

          iptables return errors too

          September 15, 2011 @ 4:32 am | Reply
        • LOL, you don’t need to enable the module, is enabled now. If a cat /dev/net/tun throws you a “File descriptor in bad state” just set up your software (OpenVPN surely)

          September 15, 2011 @ 4:34 am | Reply
        • wakowako:

          yeah I know that but shouldn’t modprobe tun still work. Anyway i have errors in openvpn-as pointing me to thinking the module is just not there.

          iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT)


          2011-09-15 08:48:35+0400 [-] iptables-PP ERR: ‘WARNING: Deprecated config file /etc/modprobe.conf, all config files belong into /etc/modprobe.d/.’
          2011-09-15 08:48:35+0400 [-] iptables-PP ERR: ‘FATAL: Module ip_tables not found.’
          2011-09-15 08:48:35+0400 [-] iptables-PP ERR: ‘iptables v1.4.8: can’t initialize iptables table `filter’: Table does not exist (do you need to insmod?)’
          2011-09-15 08:48:35+0400 [-] iptables-PP ERR: ‘Perhaps iptables or your kernel needs to be upgraded.’

          September 15, 2011 @ 4:48 am | Reply
        • I have my tun working and I can’t use modprobe, I get the same message, so, you don’t need it.

          The iptables issue is independent of this.

          September 15, 2011 @ 5:01 am | Reply
        • Daniel:

          Take a look at the following and tell the provider to replace 123 with your actual VEID


          These also work for openvpn access server, Also take it in mind you need to reboot vps

          September 15, 2011 @ 10:18 am | Reply
        • wakowako:

          I asked them what you proposed. They replied “it’s working now”. I reboot and still have the same problem, as if i don’t have iptables.

          September 15, 2011 @ 3:41 pm | Reply
        • VPSCHEAP.info:

          Dear Clients,

          We try to help our costumes and installed iptables with all modules like nat, TUN/TAP.

          if something is not working just open a new support ticket until we resolved all IPTABLES, Nat, TUN/TAP issue.

          in the kernel side all modules are working.

          September 16, 2011 @ 10:56 am | Reply
        • VPSCHEAP.info:

          dear wakowako,
          tun/tap are enabled by request, please open a support ticket.

          September 16, 2011 @ 3:51 pm | Reply
        • wakowako:

          Problem solved. They ran what Daniel proposed. I don’t know why it didn’t work before.

          My previous post was not a critic of their support, I just wanted to know if anyone had other ideas. I’m satisfied with their support. For the price, my expectations were pretty low.

          Thanks for your help.

          September 16, 2011 @ 4:13 pm | Reply
  27. I buy it for 1 month, I thought I can use it as remote desktop.

    I don’t know how to use it. I email the vpscheap but no response at all

    September 9, 2011 @ 4:22 am | Reply
    • Tom:

      As I said before. You should now how to handle a Linux system before you buy a shell on the rough internet. A car manufacturer also won’t explain you how to learn driving when you bought a car.

      September 9, 2011 @ 8:46 am | Reply
    • Vipies:

      Maybe you should get a taxi (managed vps)

      September 9, 2011 @ 9:00 am | Reply
    • johnny:

      If you have a Windows 7 pc and you set up your box as Ubuntu with a Desktop then it’s pretty easy. I don’t know VPScheap but I assume that it’s an option for your operating system. Go in through the control panel route that was described in the original email and re-install the operating system if it is. If it’s not an option then you will have to google instructions for how to set up a desktop on the server type you have. I would go for Ubuntu if I were you. Once you’ve done that then follow these instructions from your PC. http://www.liberiangeek.net/2011/06/connect-to-ubuntu-11-04-from-windows-via-remote-desktop/

      You have got to put a bit of effort in yourself but that’s part of the fun. Enjoy. Johnny

      September 9, 2011 @ 1:43 pm | Reply
    • daniel:

      we response to all support tickets.

      September 9, 2011 @ 2:57 pm | Reply
  28. Brian H:
    dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 25.0443 s, 42.9 MB/s
    September 9, 2011 @ 5:37 am | Reply
  29. can I have the solus VM link please?

    September 10, 2011 @ 5:55 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear noone,

      please open a support ticket and i will send it to you.

      September 11, 2011 @ 10:29 am | Reply
  30. Why you guys using .info domain, instead .com or .net that more benefit..

    I’m sorry, just ask

    September 11, 2011 @ 11:31 am | Reply
    • Daniel:

      What is the difference? The answer is none..

      September 11, 2011 @ 11:48 am | Reply
      • Actually there’s quite a lot of difference now a days. Not necessarily with the difference between *.info’s and *.com/*.net’s but Google is being selective with the country based *.tld’s now and only giving them full weight within those countries and languages while downgrading them elsewhere.

        I have a youtube downloader on a *.be domain what does great with Belgium visitors but poorly elsewhere.

        As to why, it probably was the only one available with that name.

        September 11, 2011 @ 2:49 pm | Reply
      • Big difference. Rather than calling themselves “VPSCheap”, they have to call themselves “VPSCheap.info” instead. When people hear about a brand name the tendency is to put a .com behind it…

        September 12, 2011 @ 11:19 am | Reply
  31. Box is working great so far

    September 11, 2011 @ 10:37 pm | Reply
  32. wakowako:

    tun/tap are not enabled, i’m in scranton. Is this supposed to be enabled on all OSes by default?

    September 12, 2011 @ 3:26 pm | Reply
    • Spirit:

      Not at OpenVZ/SolusVM VPSes. Open support ticket and they will most likely activated it for you.

      September 12, 2011 @ 3:42 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      tun/tap are enabled by request, please open a support ticket.

      September 14, 2011 @ 8:27 am | Reply
  33. JessieJames:

    im still waiting for my box, paid hours ago.. :’c

    September 13, 2011 @ 5:13 am | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear JessieJames,
      All vps are Activate Immediately!, vps information are send by email,

      you can also login to whmcs client area to find your vps information.

      please open a support ticket.

      September 13, 2011 @ 5:37 am | Reply
  34. ordered also a box in scranton apart from phoenix.
    So far they rock

    September 13, 2011 @ 6:33 am | Reply
  35. john:

    this is spammer’s heavenly vps, they don’t even investigate who uses heavy and now the L.A node I/O is
    less than 10m/sec. Cheap doesn’t have to be garbage, that anybody can abuse.

    September 13, 2011 @ 11:18 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear john,
      i found one vps that abuse server in phoenix

      he take lot’s of cpu including network bandwidth.

      i terminate his vps.

      September 14, 2011 @ 11:35 am | Reply
  36. although I agree that we should pay what was promised, my experience has been acceptable so far.
    Phoenix node performs better than scranton .
    IMHO :hammering server with those IO tests dont have much relevance

    September 14, 2011 @ 1:38 am | Reply
  37. botsman:

    Did vpscheap site move? I can’t access my control panel and the vpscheap website..

    September 14, 2011 @ 1:01 pm | Reply
    • Looks like they may be having issues:


      September 14, 2011 @ 1:16 pm | Reply
      • botsman:

        thanks for the info drmike..

        September 14, 2011 @ 1:23 pm | Reply
      • IP is still up (respond to ping) but port 80 is not accepting connections…

        September 14, 2011 @ 2:11 pm | Reply
      • VPSCHEAP.info:

        i didn’t notice that firewall is blocking the server that i host vpscheap,
        my ip are in approve list by firewall so i didn’t notice that.

        it just been fixed,

        sorry for keeping you waiting,


        September 14, 2011 @ 4:27 pm | Reply
  38. john:

    Already folded? come on, you should at least last a month.

    September 14, 2011 @ 2:47 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      i didn’t notice that firewall is blocking the server that i host vpscheap,
      my ip are in approve list by firewall so i didn’t notice that.

      it just been fixed,

      sorry for keeping you waiting,


      September 14, 2011 @ 4:28 pm | Reply
  39. how to install firefox in VPS?

    September 14, 2011 @ 4:32 pm | Reply
  40. Mike Cha:

    Do you answer any ticket?
    behaving like Nordic, 123 systems.

    September 17, 2011 @ 9:05 pm | Reply
    • erezrb@gmail.com:

      Dear Mike,
      just replay to your support ticket and enabled tun/tap for your vps.

      September 18, 2011 @ 6:18 am | Reply
  41. john:
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 58.2076 s, 18.4 MB/s
    Saving to: `100mb.test'
    100%[======================================>] 104,857,600 2.77M/s   in 59s
    2011-09-19 02:15:46 (1.69 MB/s) - `100mb.test' saved [104857600/104857600]

    Problems with the box today??!?!?
    I had a hard time even doing the UPTIME command or LOGGING in.. whats going on? Anyone else have this issue?

    September 18, 2011 @ 10:15 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      we detected that one vps takes lots of cpu resources and disk i/o
      that was way the slow performance issue
      this vps are terminated and refund,

      now all vps are working normal.

      September 19, 2011 @ 7:29 am | Reply
      • So is this the second user you’ve terminated? You did so on the 14th up there.

        If they’re using large amount of bandwidth, maybe offering such a package with 200gigs of monthly traffic wasn’t such a good idea. My math shows that that would work out to be 6 gigs a day per client. Multiply that by the number of users on the box and…

        I have to admit that I’m also concerned about these two users being terminated without warning. If you’re overselling, which appears that you are, they could have been using what was allocated to them per your offer and were getting towards the upper limit. Much like how shared hosts handle client on “unlimited” plans who actually start using a decent amount of resources.

        September 19, 2011 @ 1:46 pm | Reply
        • VPSCHEAP.info:

          Dear drmike,

          the last terminated vps get a warning and ignore it, then i suspended his vps, he contact us and asked to unsuspend his vps, we reactivate the vps with a warning no to continue to used high cpu and disk i/o, his ignore that massage again, so the vps was terminated.

          September 19, 2011 @ 2:18 pm | Reply
  42. also had log in issues today but server is online though

    September 19, 2011 @ 3:46 am | Reply
  43. they are performing very good overall ( had some tun tap and access issues but nothing serious ) :) cant complain TBH

    September 19, 2011 @ 4:47 pm | Reply
  44. wwoooops


    my scranton box went down also :S

    September 19, 2011 @ 9:31 pm | Reply
    • I have the same problem, my scranton box is down too.

      Might consider going with another VPS host.

      Can we get an update, even your vpscheap.info website doesn’t work anymore

      September 19, 2011 @ 10:06 pm | Reply
    • Look up. They probably are having issues with their firewall again or had their ip’s changed yet again.

      September 19, 2011 @ 11:57 pm | Reply
    • Kro:

      Still down here.

      September 20, 2011 @ 1:24 am | Reply
  45. JessieJames:

    same here, i hope they can enable tun/tap on phoenix too..

    September 20, 2011 @ 2:23 am | Reply
  46. john:

    scranton down here as well.

    September 20, 2011 @ 2:42 am | Reply
  47. JessieJames:

    im on scranton, still down from here.

    September 20, 2011 @ 3:51 am | Reply
  48. kro:

    Its up here.

    September 20, 2011 @ 5:23 am | Reply
  49. came back now :)

    September 20, 2011 @ 5:40 am | Reply
  50. VPSCHEAP.info:

    Dear Customers

    there was a power outage and that’s why all vps was down.

    September 21, 2011 @ 8:04 am | Reply
  51. Dan H:

    Where’s support? Ticket’s gone ignored for 24 hours. Not good.

    September 23, 2011 @ 6:36 am | Reply
    • kro:

      Support seems to come around every week or so. Took me forever to get TUN and PPP modules enabled, only to have them forget mppe. Which is expressed heavily in each email.
      Had that ‘Power outage’, TUN and PPP gone, took ages to get that enabled. Again clearly stating please not to forget ppp_mppe/mppe module.

      Finally got a reply yesterday afternoon. (31 mins) after I had received it. Never guess what. That damn mppe. Responded within 45 mins. yesterday. Still no reply.

      Don’t count on the greatest support. But then again $1.50 hosting, cant really complain :P.

      September 23, 2011 @ 8:22 am | Reply
  52. john:

    Down and out…….

    September 25, 2011 @ 12:18 am | Reply
  53. Ok now what is the problem??

    September 25, 2011 @ 12:58 am | Reply
  54. pablo:

    This is why I’m requesting cancellation on Monday, I think it will be easier in the the long run!

    September 25, 2011 @ 2:56 am | Reply
  55. mike:

    scranton down and out all night… even the main site is down. How long before Lowendbox calls this one dead?

    September 25, 2011 @ 3:41 am | Reply
  56. mike this type of boxes aré not to be used as production, not even as test bed.
    they aré more like función boxes .
    Dont get stressed dude. Is 1.5 what to you ? We kinda knew this was like jackpot . we deserve to get what we paypal for though.
    Side noté :
    Arizona has been working great so far

    September 25, 2011 @ 4:26 am | Reply
    • For what it’s worth, if it’s a billing issue they’re having with burst it’s quite possible one is coming for Phoenix. If they used securedservers or whatever it’s called, it’s the same people blazeVPS did after getting kicked out of hostdime for chargebacks.

      It’s quite possible SS is a lot more easy going about late bills.


      September 25, 2011 @ 5:46 am | Reply
  57. Stefan:

    This is a HORRIBLE provider. I have had a VPS with them for about a week now and it is always down, insane! I am so glad I paid for one month (I was going to get the yearly plan). Obviously I wouldn’t put anything critical on a 1.5$ VPS, but this one is good for nothing, always down when I need it. Stay away people. Btw. I never had issues with SecureDragon or UptimeVPS for example.

    September 25, 2011 @ 5:07 am | Reply
  58. john:

    I used to have one vps in scranton and the server was so bad and requested to move to LA, he did and never had any downtime since. Ask, something might happen.

    September 25, 2011 @ 4:29 pm | Reply
  59. Im not sure LA is an option

    September 25, 2011 @ 4:36 pm | Reply
  60. VPSCHEAP.info:

    Dear Clients,
    we having some issue with correct server in scranton,

    we are now in a process of installing a new server in Scranton with more powerful cpu, disks and 1Gbps Network Link.

    all our correct vps customers in scranton will be moved to the new server in a few days.
    we have a server in Phoenix, AZ that works very well.

    server in

    September 26, 2011 @ 8:59 am | Reply
  61. Johan:

    You Have Been Blacklisted – Contact Support

    blacklisted without any reason…

    September 29, 2011 @ 9:16 pm | Reply
    • VPSCHEAP.info:

      Dear Johan,

      the block list are when you try to login to solusvm control panel few times with a wrong password,
      please open a support ticket.

      October 2, 2011 @ 6:56 am | Reply
  62. VPSCHEAP.info:

    UPDATE: We Have new Stocks & New Servers at Scranton, PA.
    also we have new server at Phoenix, AZ that will be available soon for orders.

    October 2, 2011 @ 6:58 am | Reply
  63. service is good .

    October 2, 2011 @ 7:13 am | Reply
  64. erie:

    i ve just bought vps and completed payment yet. I ‘ve got information account in my mailbox. Unfortunaly, i can not login to my panel vps. I guess wrong password so I have requested lost password, and the message ” The Username You Entered Could Not be Found on Our System “.

    I checked my service in my billing account client area, the status VPS is active / online and username password appear are same when i registered before. I can use serial console but not for using ssh.

    please help..My ticket #701834

    October 3, 2011 @ 2:39 pm | Reply
  65. VPSCHEAP.info:

    Dear erie,

    i just respond to you support ticket,
    the control panel url that was sent to you was wrong, i just fix it.

    thank you,

    October 3, 2011 @ 2:59 pm | Reply
  66. gravyface:

    Fairly responsive support so far. Had an issue with the wrong IP and apparently the VPS cpanel doesn’t like spaces in the password as couldn’t login as root. Seems quick and responsive; pretty good latency.

    It’s currently down at the moment, but am expecting it to be resolved soon as I haven’t had to wait more than 12 hours for a reply/resolution.

    For the price, I can’t complain.

    October 4, 2011 @ 1:21 am | Reply
  67. Mario:

    Dear Sir, My ticket #931584 has not been answered.
    I didnt get any e-mail, i noticed inside the whmcs there were the login details, but now im having the problems i told you in the ticket.
    Best Regards

    October 5, 2011 @ 1:52 am | Reply
    • Holy doodoo. Someone around here gave a frigging ticket number.


      October 5, 2011 @ 12:38 pm | Reply
  68. erie:

    Their server seems has the trouble. Status my vps is offline, can not login the root. My service in billing are unvailable. 3 days i can not using my vps since i’ve been registered.

    October 6, 2011 @ 12:16 am | Reply
  69. how can i use it in hosting my domain?

    October 6, 2011 @ 8:18 am | Reply
  70. VPSCHEAP.info:

    Dear Customers,

    Due to Massive orders, our support response time are slow right now,

    we try try to respond to all support ticket,

    we are very sorry for the response delay,

    we will answer all the support ticket in the next 24 hours.

    thank you,


    October 6, 2011 @ 8:25 am | Reply
  71. VPSCHEAP.info:

    I am Happy To Report that
    All Support Ticket have Been Answered.

    October 6, 2011 @ 2:26 pm | Reply
  72. erie:

    No Virtual Servers Found..to my vps panel

    Please answer my ticket..#701834

    3 days no ticket answered response.

    October 10, 2011 @ 4:46 am | Reply
  73. Good prices and specs. However, their support is horrible! I ordered two extra IP Addresses, one a ecouple days back and one on Sunday. I have received none. Also, I filed support for refund because I cancelled a VPS two days after order (the refund period), I filed my ticket since Friday/Saturday, it’s now Tuesday, 4 days later and not one reply or e-mail. Buyers Beware!

    October 11, 2011 @ 12:40 pm | Reply
  74. john:

    their AZ node is gone, no ticket respond….

    October 13, 2011 @ 2:53 pm | Reply
  75. VPSCHEAP.info:

    Phoenix, Az are down right now due to disk fail
    it will be back online in a few minutes.

    October 13, 2011 @ 4:46 pm | Reply
    • john:

      how come you don’t answer ticket for this downtime, I asked yesterday.

      October 13, 2011 @ 5:48 pm | Reply
    • fox:

      There is still no service :(

      October 13, 2011 @ 7:51 pm | Reply
    • john:

      few minutes become hours, what’s going on? any update?

      October 13, 2011 @ 11:58 pm | Reply
  76. erie:

    No Virtual Servers Found
    no ticket answered ..
    not recommended…no trus.
    very horrible, they are are not professional team.
    Fortuntely, i have not setting everything yet, just lost my $$$ when registered.

    October 15, 2011 @ 8:09 am | Reply
    • File a dispute with PayPal. I got back some of my cash that way.

      October 15, 2011 @ 5:33 pm | Reply
  77. Jamie:

    My PayPal subscription was cancelled and the site is no longer up. Last time I get a cheap vps.

    October 16, 2011 @ 4:06 pm | Reply
  78. (yawn) just enjoying the 7th hour of another unplanned outage that started this morning. These guys really don’t give a flying one. Nice touch, taking down the portal as well – not that they respond to tickets anyway!

    October 16, 2011 @ 9:26 pm | Reply
  79. Down and down again and wait.. hoo yes again and again!

    October 17, 2011 @ 12:46 am | Reply
  80. kiol:

    scranton down.

    October 17, 2011 @ 8:36 am | Reply
  81. Trepanier:

    Been down for now 22h 7m 26s

    October 17, 2011 @ 12:34 pm | Reply
  82. Headed toward 24h straight downtime. Kids probably tripped over the power cord again.
    Anyone want to bet how long before we see vpscheap.biz or vpscheap.co.ro?

    October 17, 2011 @ 1:24 pm | Reply
  83. Brian Hare:

    It’s down, and they keep sending me emails saying invoice is due and I already paid them….

    October 17, 2011 @ 11:03 pm | Reply
  84. Stefan:

    Main website is not accessible. They never replied to my ticket and kept sending me invoice notifications after I had already cancelled. In the dead pool already?

    October 17, 2011 @ 11:10 pm | Reply
  85. fox:

    I have no problem at the moment with the service, probably the Scranton PA is down…

    October 18, 2011 @ 6:40 am | Reply
  86. After 48h down It’s probably safe to assume Scranton has gone away & isn’t coming back.
    Just open a PayPal dispute; if enough folks complain they’ll pull his account.

    October 18, 2011 @ 3:32 pm | Reply
  87. wakowako:

    My node is Scranton 2, PA and it’s been up for a week without any problem.

    October 18, 2011 @ 3:39 pm | Reply
  88. D King:

    Let me add my voice to the list of those whose account has been lost. http://vpscheap.info isn’t even loading. I haven’t been able to log into the VPS web console for a couple of weeks, even after opening two tickets. I have been receiving late payment notifications, despite paying well before the due date. Now, VPS itself is unreachable by any means. I think that it’s a safe bet that this company was a scam. So, I lost about $2.90. That’s not bad. However, I did upload some content on there that I hadn’t backed up. That was my own fault, but it still hurts a bit.

    I still have another VPS, but recently opened up an account with Amazon. After the first year, it will cost more ( I’m figuring about $7/month at the current usage), but it will be worth it to know that it’s a legitimate company with superb uptime. The uptime on these has been horrible, and there is very little customer service. Even then, it can be pulling teeth to get basic things to work, like tunneling, or even loop devices. These are fun toys, but it’s not worth the work when you don’t even know if you’ll be able to access your account from week to week.

    For what it’s worth, the IRC client there dropped out of chat from ping timeout at 7am on October 16. It hasn’t been active since, or at least not enough to finish booting (I set up a script to send mail on boot). I’d go to their website to complain, but it looks like that’s not an option any longer.

    October 18, 2011 @ 9:17 pm | Reply
  89. mike:

    His vpscheap.info is down.
    I can’t even get into the control panel to reboot my box.

    October 20, 2011 @ 3:08 am | Reply
  90. erie:

    Finnaly, vpscheap.info is scam…

    October 20, 2011 @ 2:05 pm | Reply
  91. piedpiper:

    my account isn’t working anymore either and the site is down, tickets gone unresponded. consider this provider dead

    October 20, 2011 @ 3:37 pm | Reply
  92. Good news, I received full refunds today from the seller.

    October 23, 2011 @ 12:30 pm | Reply
  93. David:

    Are they done? Is all the file data gone? Completely my fault for not backing up, it was just up this morning what in the world happened?

    October 23, 2011 @ 10:36 pm | Reply
  94. David:

    I’d like to add comment, they’re not down. They’re back online, just a small network error. Just remember to take backups, I’m glad they’re back they hosted some a lot of my developmental items.

    October 24, 2011 @ 8:19 am | Reply
    • mike:

      glad to hear they’re back.
      But only the main site.
      But, the control panels still down.

      October 24, 2011 @ 8:57 am | Reply
    • Erez Obama:

      I haven’t seen the main site up for a week. And it’s still down for me now.
      One of my Scranton VPSs is up since yesterday, but the password isn’t working.
      All I have left is a couple of their Phoenix VPSs.

      October 24, 2011 @ 2:54 pm | Reply
    • john:

      they’re not online, they ran, what’re you talking about, dreaming?

      October 24, 2011 @ 7:10 pm | Reply
  95. David:

    They’re offline again, they may just be having issues, but it would be nice to get a notification.
    I don’t think they are running though.

    October 25, 2011 @ 5:09 pm | Reply
    • Their main site is back up (although incompletely). Their customer portal isn’t functioning, neither is my VPS, but at least the main website isn’t timing out anymore. I think there’s hope… At the same time, I’m glad I only paid month-to-month.

      October 25, 2011 @ 11:50 pm | Reply
      • mike:

        My vps in scranton already down for 5 days…..
        It’s an extremely bad experience with this host.

        October 28, 2011 @ 11:48 am | Reply

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