Hosting Websites on Bare Minimum VPS/Dedicated Servers – $3.99 128MB OpenVZ VPS in Chicago

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 30, 2011 @ 3:00 pm, by LowEndAdmin

VPSCheap When I first received email from Mike at, I thought “C’mon?! Haven’t I featured you guys just 3 weeks ago?! Don’t you know the rules?” Then I found out that it’s actually a different company with a different TLD! So this also charges more than twice as much for a VPS with the same amount of memory — but with more disk space and unmetered bandwidth. For $3.99/month you get

  • 128MB guaranteed/256MB burstable memory
  • 15GB storage
  • 10Mbps unmetered bandwidth
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM

PayPal only it seems. Use promo code LEB50off to get 50% off for the first 3 months. Servers with FDC Server in Chicago (hence cheap unmetered bandwidth). Domain registered in February 2010. Having the pair of NS running on the same physical server.


  1. Vipies:

    LOL XD

    September 30, 2011 @ 3:09 pm | Reply
  2. circus:

    “Yes. Linux VPS servers have never been cheaper.” O Really? Maybe in their own private universe ^_^

    September 30, 2011 @ 4:13 pm | Reply
    • Just295 is well… $2.95 and reliable.

      September 30, 2011 @ 4:39 pm | Reply
    • I always wanted my own universe :(

      September 30, 2011 @ 4:57 pm | Reply
      • Sorry. Ready Player One only exists in book form. ;)

        September 30, 2011 @ 6:08 pm | Reply
    • What? You expect that these providers actually read, remember and understand the marketing copy on their websites? I think by now we’ve proven a number of times that that isn’t going to happen.

      September 30, 2011 @ 6:09 pm | Reply
  3. ville::

    Hi DrMike,
    How much to upgrade to 100MBPS port?

    September 30, 2011 @ 7:16 pm | Reply
  4. Remus:

    Trying to run a pptp client from my VPS
    FATAL: Module ppp_generic not found.
    pppd: Sorry – this system lacks PPP kernel support

    October 1, 2011 @ 5:01 pm | Reply
    • Remus:

      and… solved:D
      quite prompt answer to my ticket

      October 1, 2011 @ 6:16 pm | Reply
  5. Test IP?

    October 3, 2011 @ 8:26 pm | Reply

      Please use


      October 4, 2011 @ 4:06 pm | Reply
  6. You can use the following test IP:


    October 4, 2011 @ 2:33 pm | Reply
  7. b1naryth1ef:

    Whats the status on P2P/Torrenting?

    October 5, 2011 @ 1:25 am | Reply
  8. Hi,

    As long as it is nothing illegal you are allowed to run anything you’d like


    October 5, 2011 @ 1:13 pm | Reply
  9. qsun:

    Bad experience –
    * control panel died
    * Instances randomly stall
    * password does not work for control panel

    And worst of all, it seems they have very high latency for support tickets. 5 days since I lodged ticket regarding the password issue, and still no response.

    Although we should not expect too much from such cheap service, a working control panel is at least.

    October 13, 2011 @ 9:52 am | Reply
  10. Our average ticket response time is 15min. Please let me know your ticket # so we cab take a look

    Regarding “control panel died” – sorry but that has never happened , are you confusing us with someone else ?

    October 13, 2011 @ 11:26 am | Reply
  11. We are not

    we are

    you are confusing providers here…

    October 13, 2011 @ 8:38 pm | Reply
    • LOL!!!
      Anyway, please help him xDDDDD

      October 13, 2011 @ 9:27 pm | Reply
    • Quan:

      I’m very sorry for it. I appologize for this.

      October 14, 2011 @ 1:39 am | Reply
  12. I picked up the 128 meg deal, and it was not quite enough for mysql/php/lighttp (at least not with my limited understanding of web server optimization, which is kind of why i started small) I upgraded to the 256 meg plan and after a couple days doing some research I was able to get a really awesome web-server configured.

    The machine is responsive, the pings are great, overall best bang for the buck I have found.


    December 19, 2011 @ 10:17 am | Reply

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