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VPSPort – $6.99 1GB Windows VPS in Jacksonville

Tags: , , , Date/Time: May 31, 2011 @ 12:05 pm, by LowEndAdmin

VPSPort VPSPort posted a question on LowEndTalk asking how to be listed, and then later on updated his question with their LowEndBox Special Offer — Windows VPS for $6.99/month with the following spec:

  • 1GB memory
  • 20GB storage
  • 100GB/month data transfer on 100Mbps
  • Hyper-V/Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Servers with GoRACK in Jacksonville FL (test IP: 68.67.76.1). Pretty cool video on the page showing how fast their network and how usable their desktop is. Looks like a nice offer for remote Windows desktop or hosting your .NET sites. Domain has been registered for 2 years although most reviews are very recent. For example some on Microsoft’s listing.

Only PayPal is offered. Port 25 is blocked and no mail server is allowed. No IRC server connected to other network, and “if we get complaints your server may be terminated”.

151 Comments

  1. 100G bandwidth? They didn’t mention that on their order page.

    May 31, 2011 @ 1:12 pm | Reply
    • Those can’t be unmetered, can they?! Their usual $8/month plan has 100GB/month data quota, and their LowEndBox offer was based on that plan so I presume it probably has the same amount.

      May 31, 2011 @ 1:44 pm | Reply
      • Reasonable, 100GB/m is good enough for such a low price.

        May 31, 2011 @ 1:59 pm | Reply
      • Lesly:

        _have just _purchase a plan an hour ago. but did not receive any single email. please help_!

        May 31, 2011 @ 2:28 pm | Reply
        • Opening up a support ticket on their website or droping them an email would be a quicker method of getting assistance. Quicker than posting on a third party website anyway….

          They even list a toll free number on their site: 888.587.7929

          May 31, 2011 @ 2:36 pm | Reply
        • Lesly:

          i emailed them but no one replies.

          May 31, 2011 @ 8:05 pm | Reply
        • Lesly filed a dispute immediately after subscribing. Our policy is to cease communications in that event as it’s a high fraud signal. We have issued a full refund to Lesly. It’s unfortunate he has spammed this post.

          June 2, 2011 @ 1:59 am | Reply
    • Yep, 100GB/mo

      May 31, 2011 @ 2:04 pm | Reply
  2. Pete:

    Are these Windows only?

    Also, r.e. IRC you mention no servers, but is it ok to have a client running ?

    May 31, 2011 @ 1:15 pm | Reply
  3. Im going to take a lucky guess why port 25 is blocked, *cough* Windows servers mostly used for distributing viagra spam *cough*

    May 31, 2011 @ 1:16 pm | Reply
    • Jun:

      LOL

      May 31, 2011 @ 1:39 pm | Reply
    • Maybe Bill Gates left in those “holes” since he needs some help?

      May 31, 2011 @ 1:40 pm | Reply
    • Forgot to ask about php’s mail function. Is that disabled as well? What about the other mail ports? (ie 110, 465, etc.)

      To be honest not having access to mail would be a show stopped for me.

      May 31, 2011 @ 1:41 pm | Reply
      • Windows dosen’t even support PHPMail’s function, it has to use SMTP.

        May 31, 2011 @ 2:18 pm | Reply
        • Damn if I know. Haven’t had a windows server box since 1999-ish.

          Just was curious.

          May 31, 2011 @ 2:20 pm | Reply
        • I haven’t used Windows Crashtop for years, not having to pay each year $100s just to get a little UI update and security that shoulda been there from the start is awesome!

          May 31, 2011 @ 2:48 pm | Reply
    • It says no mail server allowed, i.e. port 25 inbound is blocked. Sending spams, yes even the Viagra ones, just needs port 25 outbound.

      I guess it might be preventing mis-configured MTA that becomes open relay, which could be common amongst amateur Windows admins.

      May 31, 2011 @ 1:48 pm | Reply
      • Nah, Hotmail screwed up their servers for many years. And then tried to justify it to the internet community. Experience doesn’t apply.

        May 31, 2011 @ 2:02 pm | Reply
      • Francisco:

        SMTP uses port 25 inbound and outbound.

        May 31, 2011 @ 4:31 pm | Reply
        • Indeed. Although from what I have read, it is port 25 INTO your VPS that is blocked. It should not prevent your application to connect to a outside MTA listening on port 25.

          May 31, 2011 @ 11:13 pm | Reply
        • Doesn’t that still allow spam out though? :)

          If they have control over their network they could look at just rate limiting outbound SMTP :)

          Francisco

          June 1, 2011 @ 8:32 am | Reply
        • 5 years in the business and you can’t think of a dozen ways to get around port 25 blocks?

          June 1, 2011 @ 1:42 pm | Reply
      • Mike:

        Stay away from with host its been 4 days and i ordered a server and never received my details or a refund!

        May 30, 2012 @ 3:35 am | Reply
  4. What? Viagra spam? LOL

    May 31, 2011 @ 1:30 pm | Reply
  5. Lesly:

    have just purchase a plan an hour ago. but did not receive any single email. please help!

    May 31, 2011 @ 1:49 pm | Reply
    • Everyone is being provisioned now.

      May 31, 2011 @ 3:22 pm | Reply
      • Lesly:

        still did not receive my account details..

        May 31, 2011 @ 7:45 pm | Reply
  6. Peeves:

    Sounds like a really good offer. Where is the server located? How long will this offer last?

    May 31, 2011 @ 2:32 pm | Reply
    • East coast USA, Tier 1 ISPs, check out this IP to ping: 68.67.76.1
      It will last until our stock runs out. Approx 20 boxes left as of now.

      May 31, 2011 @ 3:25 pm | Reply
      • Lesly:

        i made the purchase. you have deducted my paypal account but you did not give my vps account details.

        May 31, 2011 @ 7:48 pm | Reply
  7. Peeves:

    How come their domain is set to expire this year or is next month?

    May 31, 2011 @ 2:36 pm | Reply
    • We use the ‘auto renew’ setting on our registrar, do not worry about when the domain expires.

      May 31, 2011 @ 3:22 pm | Reply
  8. innya:

    Is your support time going to be South East Asia time?
    Vpsport.com is owned by “seeknext.com” from India. So, I was wondering about the support time.

    IP Location Results for 68.67.76.1
    ==============
    City: Bangalore
    Zip Code:
    Region Code: 19
    Region Name: Karnataka
    Country Code: IN
    Country Name: India
    Latitude: 12.9833
    Longitude: 77.5833

    Seeknext IT Solutions Pvt Ltd
    #159 Vinayaka Mansion,
    2nd Floor, 8th Cross,
    HMT Layout, R.T.Nagar, Bangalore-32.

    Phone: 9743317718 / 9164665338
    9900900045 / 080-41558366

    Fax: 080-23338092.

    May 31, 2011 @ 5:33 pm | Reply
  9. Francisco:

    “Please note: Your server may not show 1 GB of RAM but it does have at least 1 GB and it will be allocated when you open a program that requires it.”

    Windows shows 640MB.

    May 31, 2011 @ 7:20 pm | Reply
    • rds100:

      “640kb ought to be enough for anybody.” — Bill Gates
      Well they are giving you atleast 1000x that. Should be enough ;-)

      May 31, 2011 @ 7:26 pm | Reply
    • VPSPort:

      Open a few programs and check if the ram reaches 1gb. We guarntee it will. Please report back.

      May 31, 2011 @ 7:33 pm | Reply
      • Lesly:

        Hello Lesly Ilustrisimo,
        Subscription Receipt for VPSPort.com – Special D1

        You have successfully signed up for a subscription to VPSPort.com – Special D1 using PayPal.

        Your first subscription payment, for $8.00 USD, has already been sent to Ripcord Industries.

        —————————————————————-
        Subscription Details
        —————————————————————-

        Date of sign up: May 31, 2011
        Subscription Name: VPSPort.com – Special D1
        Subscription Number: S-8FV4260784921564T

        Item Number: VPSPORT_D1

        Subscription Terms:
        $8.00 USD for each month

        The following options were included with this subscription:
        Payment options: Monthly

        Operation System: Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32bit)

        Server Nickname:: mywinserver

        Your subscription will automatically renew at the rates stated above unless you cancel prior to the end of the billing period.
        If you have any questions or concerns about this subscription, please contact Ripcord Industries.

        —————————————————————-
        Contact Information
        —————————————————————-

        Business Name: Ripcord Industries
        Contact Email: paypal@automatedvps.com
        Contact Phone: 312-436-1007

        —————————————————————-
        Notification Preferences
        —————————————————————-

        Currently, we don’t notify you via email each time you make a payment for this subscription. To change your Notifications preferences, log in to your PayPal account, go to your Profile, and click My settings.

        —————————————————————-
        Cancelling Your Subscription
        —————————————————————-

        If you would like to cancel this subscription, log in to your PayPal account and go to the “History” subtab of the “My Account” tab. Choose “Subscriptions” from the pull-down “Show” menu and press the “Submit” button. Choose this subscription, and click on its “Details” link. You will be taken to a Transaction Details page from which you may cancel your subscription. Cancelling your subscription will immediately stop all future scheduled payments for this subscription.

        Thanks,

        PayPal

        —————————————————————-
        PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD

        NEVER give your password to anyone, including PayPal employees. Protect yourself against fraudulent websites by opening a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox) and typing in the PayPal URL every time you log in to your account.

        —————————————————————-

        Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and click the Help link in the top right corner of any PayPal page.
        Copyright © 1999-2011 PayPal. All rights reserved.

        Consumer advisory- PayPal Pte. Ltd., the holder of PayPal’s stored value
        facility, does not require the approval of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
        Users are advised to read the terms and conditions carefully.

        PPID PP266

        May 31, 2011 @ 7:51 pm | Reply
        • Lesly:

          THAT IS THE SUBSCRIPTION RECEIPTS AFTER I MADE THE PURCHASE BUT YOU DID NOT GIVE MY ACCOUNT DETAILS UNTIL NOW!!!!

          May 31, 2011 @ 7:53 pm | Reply
        • rds100:

          Dude, calm down :) It is windows after all, maybe it takes some time to provision it? How long ago (hours? minutes?) did you pay?

          May 31, 2011 @ 8:06 pm | Reply
        • If it’s that important to you, why aren’t you contacting them directly?

          Posting on a third party website is not the way to get help with account information. Give them a chance to respond. I;m sure they will.

          If they don;t, than cancel your account, move on and then complain about it.

          This is the low end market. Many of these hosts do not have 24/7 support.

          May 31, 2011 @ 8:15 pm | Reply
        • innya:

          @Lesly;
          They have never said that it will be automated provisioning.

          May 31, 2011 @ 8:40 pm | Reply
        • Lesly:

          I contact them several times. No one replies. I even file a dispute at paypal. No one answer. The only email I received after purchased is the subscription payment from paypal. I did not receive any single email/word from them. I supposed to received a confirmation email from them about my order. But there’s nothing. That’s the reason I am seeking help from this forum. Because I found vpsport.com in this forum. I see them posting here.

          June 1, 2011 @ 12:15 am | Reply
        • NEVER open a dispute with PayPal regarding webhosting you are 100000% likely to loose the case and the money as most hosts don’t want to deal with people who open disputes.

          June 1, 2011 @ 12:44 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          And so, many people will pretend as a webhost. Because webhosts will always win the case?

          June 1, 2011 @ 12:54 am | Reply
        • Hmm… so this is AutomatedVPS?

          June 1, 2011 @ 2:07 am | Reply
        • @Lesley

          Yes they will always win.. Its because of paypal’s stupid policy’s

          June 1, 2011 @ 2:10 am | Reply
        • @eLohkCalb — Good pick up! Yes looks like Joe is also running AutomatedVPS, which was featured here last year.

          June 1, 2011 @ 2:33 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          I emailed paypal. Got refunded at least.

          June 1, 2011 @ 3:09 am | Reply
        • This is the sort of person I worry about, file a paypal dispute because they wasent setup instantly.

          I’m guessing VPSPort gave you a refund because they didn’t want to deal with you.

          June 1, 2011 @ 5:50 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          I dont want to make deal also for those people whos mouths are stapled. Don’t know how to talk.

          June 1, 2011 @ 11:18 am | Reply
      • sb:

        ram goes up if needed, yes

        vps is fast but on my c-drive I have 6.4 GB free with no roles added, that is very little free space.

        May 31, 2011 @ 8:57 pm | Reply
        • Well you did ask for an operating system that installs Notepad and Solitaire and a full graphical UI by default. Surely you can’t compare that with 200MB Debian netinst! :)

          May 31, 2011 @ 11:16 pm | Reply
      • Isn’t it 6.99$ per month, he paid 8$?

        May 31, 2011 @ 10:53 pm | Reply
      • Spirit:

        “Date of sign up: May 31, 2011”

        “I even file a dispute at paypal.”

        Lesly, huh?

        June 1, 2011 @ 12:30 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          Because I’m afraid if this people are real.

          June 1, 2011 @ 12:37 am | Reply
      • Francisco:

        Confirmed. The VPS dynamically adjusts the RAM.

        Thanks.

        June 1, 2011 @ 1:16 am | Reply
  10. Lesly:

    At least I’m holding my money. I did receive any single word from them. If this is your case what would you do?

    June 1, 2011 @ 12:39 am | Reply
    • Spirit:

      How long are you waiting?

      June 1, 2011 @ 12:40 am | Reply
      • Lesly:

        Look! When you sign-up or buy something online, after you pay you should receive a confirmation email about your order? right? But for them there is nothing. This is unusual!

        June 1, 2011 @ 12:44 am | Reply
        • cd:

          Not in all cases – it doesn’t seem like they use a billing system

          June 1, 2011 @ 1:01 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          Then they should inform us even dropping a single email about our order.

          June 1, 2011 @ 1:12 am | Reply
        • cd:

          Heh. It’s probably all manual – how long ago did you order now?

          June 1, 2011 @ 1:14 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          16 hours is more than enough to let us know.

          June 1, 2011 @ 1:18 am | Reply
  11. Lesly:

    Correction: At least I’m holding my money. I did *NOT receive any single word from them. If this is your case what would you do?

    June 1, 2011 @ 12:40 am | Reply
    • ab:

      Correction: When you opened a dispute you pretty much gave up any chance of potential goodwill toward you and are now fraud.

      June 1, 2011 @ 1:05 am | Reply
      • Lesly:

        Maybe.

        June 1, 2011 @ 1:07 am | Reply
      • Lesly:

        Do you easily give your money to the people you did not know? Cancelling the dispute is very easy.

        June 1, 2011 @ 1:15 am | Reply
        • Cancel the dispute before it escalates and say it was a mistake. They have been featured on LowEndBox I imagine quite a few orders need processing. So be patient!

          June 1, 2011 @ 2:12 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          I will not cancel until I hear few words from them.

          June 1, 2011 @ 2:21 am | Reply
        • Fair enough but they might also charge you Dispute fees (If its in there TOS) I know burstnet charge $35

          June 1, 2011 @ 2:26 am | Reply
        • It’s only $7!!

          Some people use PayPal emails as order confirmations. I highly doubt your get setup.

          June 1, 2011 @ 5:53 am | Reply
        • Lesly:

          If you are from lowendbox please talk to them. Tell them to acquire a billing system before selling. So customers wont be confused. :)

          June 1, 2011 @ 11:22 am | Reply
    • innya:

      I ordered one too and they sent the information to the email address register in paypal.
      So, make sure you know what is your primary email address on paypal.

      June 1, 2011 @ 4:49 am | Reply
  12. Francisco:

    Intel Xeon X5470 @ 3.33GHz

    C:\Users\Administrator>wget  http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    SYSTEM_WGETRC = c:/progra~1/wget/etc/wgetrc
    syswgetrc = C:\Program Files (x86)\GnuWin32/etc/wgetrc
    --2011-06-01 01:13:19--  http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    Resolving cachefly.cachefly.net... 205.234.175.175
    Connecting to cachefly.cachefly.net|205.234.175.175|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 104857600 (100M) [application/octet-stream]
    Saving to: `100mb.test'
    
    100%[======================================>] 104,857,600 7.01M/s   in 11s
    
    2011-06-01 01:13:30 (9.17 MB/s) - `100mb.test' saved [104857600/104857600]
    
    June 1, 2011 @ 1:17 am | Reply
    • CPU is overclocked to 3.46 Ghz

      June 1, 2011 @ 1:25 am | Reply
    • Francisco:
      Tracing route to www.softlayer.com [66.228.118.51]
      over a maximum of 30 hops:
      
        2     7 ms     9 ms     8 ms  ge-6-15-245.car2.Atlanta2.Level3.net [4.71.254.73]
        3     7 ms     8 ms     9 ms  vlan52.ebr2.Atlanta2.Level3.net [4.69.150.126]
        4     8 ms     9 ms     8 ms  ae-73-73.ebr3.Atlanta2.Level3.net [4.69.148.253]
        5    28 ms    27 ms    28 ms  ae-7-7.ebr3.Dallas1.Level3.net [4.69.134.21]
        6    27 ms    29 ms    27 ms  ae-63-63.csw1.Dallas1.Level3.net [4.69.151.133]
        7    28 ms    29 ms    28 ms  ae-1-60.edge2.Dallas3.Level3.net [4.69.145.12]
        8    29 ms    27 ms    28 ms  SOFTLAYER-T.edge2.Dallas3.Level3.net [4.59.36.94]
        9    28 ms    28 ms    28 ms  po6.dar02.sr01.dal01.networklayer.com [173.192.18.213]
       10    28 ms    29 ms    27 ms  po2.slr01.sr01.dal01.networklayer.com [66.228.118.142]
       11    28 ms    29 ms    29 ms  www.softlayer.com [66.228.118.51]
      
      Trace complete.
      
      
      C:\>tracert www.webnx.com
      
      Tracing route to www.webnx.com [72.37.150.10]
      over a maximum of 30 hops:
      
        2     1 ms    <1 ms    tracert www.atlasnetworks.us
      
      Tracing route to www.atlasnetworks.us [216.243.11.40]
      over a maximum of 30 hops:
      
        2     1 ms     1 ms     2 ms  66-193-173-205.static.twtelecom.net [66.193.173.205]
        3    81 ms    81 ms    82 ms  sea2-pr1-ge-4-0-0-0.us.twtelecom.net [66.192.253.122]
        4    82 ms    81 ms    82 ms  agg1-sea-p20.bb.spectrumnet.us [208.76.153.38]
        5    82 ms    83 ms    81 ms  br1-metro-g1-0-25.bb.spectrumnet.us [216.243.29.50]
        6    81 ms    84 ms    83 ms  br1-cristalla-g1-0-28.bb.spectrumnet.us [216.243.29.45]
        7    82 ms    82 ms    82 ms  br1-atlasdc-g1-0-1.bb.spectrumnet.us [216.243.29.42]
        8    88 ms    88 ms    85 ms  Atlas-Networks-atlasdc-1000M.demarc.spectrumnet.us [174.127.131.18]
        9    83 ms    82 ms    82 ms  216.243.11.110
       10    83 ms    83 ms    83 ms  lnx.atlasnetworks.us [216.243.11.40]
      
      Trace complete.
      
      
      C:\>tracert www.steadfast.net
      
      Tracing route to steadfast.net [67.202.100.2]
      over a maximum of 30 hops:
        2   109 ms   172 ms    12 ms  ge-6-15-245.car2.Atlanta2.Level3.net [4.71.254.73]
        3     8 ms     7 ms     8 ms  vlan52.ebr2.Atlanta2.Level3.net [4.69.150.126]
        4    29 ms    26 ms    26 ms  4.69.132.73
        5    27 ms    26 ms    26 ms  ae-24-52.car4.Chicago1.Level3.net [4.69.138.38]
        6    30 ms    31 ms    32 ms  Steadfast.car4.Chicago1.Level3.net [4.71.102.202]
        7    30 ms    30 ms    31 ms  ip41.208-100-32.static.steadfast.net [208.100.32
      
      June 1, 2011 @ 1:26 am | Reply
  13. Jason:

    How long is the 6.99/month offer good for?

    June 1, 2011 @ 1:55 am | Reply
    • I think it is for the entire lifetime of the account?

      June 1, 2011 @ 5:44 pm | Reply
    • For life unless our costs go up (not planned).

      June 2, 2011 @ 2:34 am | Reply
  14. Got one, hosting a Terraria server on it, t.jmainguy.com password Jmainguy. Setup took about 30 mins to an hour, it does seem to be fast network wise.

    June 1, 2011 @ 2:29 am | Reply
    • ab:

      terraria has a standalone linux server now?

      June 1, 2011 @ 2:58 am | Reply
      • fanovpn:

        This is a windows 2008 R2 server offer.

        I’d assume that the game logic, etc. code will someday be able to run on mono without too many xna dependencies, but I doubt it’s a priority right now; they don’t even have a standalone, dedicated windows server yet.

        June 1, 2011 @ 3:03 am | Reply
    • Logain:

      Wouldn’t Terraria’s desire to spend your system resources due to lack of optimisation kind of conflict with the 100 GB traffic limitation on that plan though?
      (Tried logging on there today and it went rather astonishingly smooth for me -Kudos to VPSPport!-, but your friends on the server seemed to be rather shocked *grins*)

      June 1, 2011 @ 10:37 am | Reply
      • lol how in the world did you crack that impossible password =), yeah the server was actually as fast as it is in his video. The monsters do lag but chat and everything else is smooth so I think it is the game not the server.

        June 1, 2011 @ 1:22 pm | Reply
  15. Peeves:

    Lol..those 20 remaining boxes were sold faster than you can say LowEndBox…dang..

    VPSPort, any similar promo coming up anytime soon? Don’t forget to drop us a line here on LEB :)

    June 1, 2011 @ 9:41 am | Reply
  16. I wonder what they are using to track that 100GB perpahs just SNMP? if so that can easily be disabled in Services :)

    June 1, 2011 @ 10:55 am | Reply
  17. Offtopic:
    OMG lea included social plugins in the blog!

    June 2, 2011 @ 3:32 am | Reply
    • Was going to add Google’s +1 when they got announced, then I thought I might as well add Facebook’s Like button. Maybe it would be one indicator whether a LowEndBox offer is good or not.

      June 2, 2011 @ 3:42 am | Reply
    • I’m sure there are plugins for wordpress with like/dislike buttons, it could be a kind of rating.

      June 2, 2011 @ 1:09 pm | Reply
  18. Back-ordered a VPS with them. Can’t wait to try out now!

    June 2, 2011 @ 9:21 am | Reply
    • Got my VPS within 24 hours. Everything looks great. I give a word “buy”!

      June 3, 2011 @ 1:26 am | Reply
  19. I have to admit, I didn’t have confirmation for a couple of days, but patience is a virtue (all of a couple of days), and they let me know it was being provisioned soon. This thing is the fastest box i have from about 6 others i have from lowendbox posts (that does include one W2servers one though, but it has become amazingly responsive since their recent ‘pull-back’ on advertising… we’ll see :P). Anyway, it took a few days but I guarantee miss lesly would be kicking himself if he saw it… It’s more responsive than connecting to a local machine at work, however that network in managed by a luddite…

    June 3, 2011 @ 10:05 am | Reply
  20. My email confirmation came in a couple of hours after purchase. The details of my account not yet arrived. For example, are offered in my plan (fire starter) 2 IPs, but so far reported only 1.

    Within the virtual server everything looks OK, but at this point, IIS 7 is not working, for example http://localhost does not show the welcome page of IIS 7.

    The transfer speed is very good for what I need. MySQL works very well. My current problem is that I can not host ASP pages or applications due to problems with IIS 7.

    I have requested support for three times without success.

    VPSport is a good deal, but customer service should be improved and information on their webpage should be more detailed.

    Best regards

    June 3, 2011 @ 11:09 am | Reply
    • Maybe I’m misunderstanding something here but localhost wouldn’t bring up a webserver’s home page on a server hosted elsewhere. It’s local.

      June 3, 2011 @ 2:02 pm | Reply
      • Kuro:

        I think he means using the web browser installed on the VPS.

        June 3, 2011 @ 2:20 pm | Reply
    • Francisco:

      By default ASP is disabled in IIS. Also if you want index.asp or index.html default pages you must add these in the configuration.

      June 3, 2011 @ 3:58 pm | Reply
  21. Maybe I’m wrong, however it appears that IIS 7 fails within this virtual machine. IIS 7 usually presents its “welcome page”, for example using http://localhost (using IExplore). From outside, should be the same, but using http://myipaddress. I’m comparing with another server that I manage: http://200.124.229.130/ where IIS works well, displaying the Welcome page of IIS 7.

    June 3, 2011 @ 2:28 pm | Reply
    • fanovpn:

      I don’t want to sound rude, but with an unmanaged vps it’s best to describe a bit more of your debugging if you’re going to publicly complain about support not helping you with a non-running Windows Service.

      Without that sort of detail, all your comments describe is trying to open the IIS in a browser and then contacting support when it didn’t respond. Nothing mentioned about the state of the IIS Service, if there’s anything in the event logs, whether port 80 is open and accepting connections or closed, etc.

      Without that sort of detail, a complaint like yours is ambiguous about whether it’s a case of a broken virtualization service and poor support, or a customer who is wrongly expecting an unmanaged company to administer his server for him. It’s not anything personal, and I know writing out more detail is a pain, but it’s just that those sorts of over-their-depth customer complaints do happen, and it’s hard to guess about the person doing a review if there’s no “proof” of the problem likely being on the provider’s end.

      June 3, 2011 @ 3:42 pm | Reply
      • Francisco:

        Agreed.

        As a side note I would like to suggest the provider to include the W2K8 setup files as some files are required to install/reinstall Windows components and applications.

        Said that, I’m happy with the VPS and the network. Both performing great.

        June 3, 2011 @ 4:03 pm | Reply
      • @Francisco

        Am quite sure you are wrong here. Windows disk isn’t needed for additional packages (never been that in my cases) you install them via Server manager, Then features.

        June 3, 2011 @ 4:12 pm | Reply
        • Francisco:

          Please install DNS and then post what happened here. :)

          June 3, 2011 @ 4:14 pm | Reply
        • i actualy use BIND not the MS one. (Most of my windows servers are on plesk),

          June 3, 2011 @ 4:17 pm | Reply
        • Francisco:

          Well, then you shouldn’t be quite sure I’m wrong. :) But to be fair I didn’t try to install DNS in a server running W2K8. I’m sure the setup files are required to install DNS in W2K3. :)

          June 3, 2011 @ 4:21 pm | Reply
        • Yeh W2K3 needs disk for anything realy. Just to remove that Horid Enhanced security configuration…

          June 3, 2011 @ 4:24 pm | Reply
    • IIS works perfectly fine on this VPS.
      You need to go into the Server/IIS manager -> Configure Role Services
      And add all the services required for your website (ex static content for simple html pages)

      If you don’t know what to ad. Remove the role and re-add it. It will select the basic services for you.

      The reason the IIS role is pre-installed is because .net 3.5 requires it and it’s installed by default for convenience. I see it’s not causing more issues then helping so I will remove it from the clean image and have no roles or services pre-installed.

      June 3, 2011 @ 11:38 pm | Reply
  22. I see it’s now* causing more issues then helping so I will remove it from the clean image and have no roles or services pre-installed. When a user goes to add the IIS role it will select the default role services.

    June 3, 2011 @ 11:39 pm | Reply
  23. Jun:

    It seems like I am the only one having terrible time with VPSPort.
    It has now been four days since I made order at May 31th and I still did not get mine delivered.
    To be specific, they gave me one with wrong login credential at June 1st.
    I mailed them several times and the last reply was sent at June 2nd saying “Thank you for the reminder that you are unable to log in. I will fix your issue today.”
    There is no ticket system and they do not answer the phone call I made to the number on the top of their website.
    Nightmare.

    June 3, 2011 @ 11:49 pm | Reply
    • Jun:

      Six days past and I still did not get mine delivered!

      June 6, 2011 @ 12:14 am | Reply
  24. Pros: The virtual server has a good performance. Windows Server 2008 R1. Appropriate amount of RAM, enough disk space. Its price is unbeatable.

    Cons: Slow Customer Service. The user must be highly patient. Very little information is available online. Mail with account details is brief. Some features may not be easy to find. The user must be “high skilled”.

    I canceled my account (at least temporarily), however I recommend VPSport. Just need more order and better response time.

    June 4, 2011 @ 4:17 am | Reply
    • sb:

      ” The user must be high skilled”
      well it is unmanaged. Unbeateable price, as long as the vps stays up of course.

      on my vps os = Windows Server 2008 R2

      I installed iis, php, mysql and phpmyadmin without any problem

      June 4, 2011 @ 10:18 am | Reply
    • Francisco:

      [The user must be “high skilled”]

      It is an unmanaged Windows VPS like every other offered in the market — no working knowledge of Windows server required more than the usual.

      By contrast, BurstNet’s Windows VPS requires a lot more: it may be delivered with pending OS installation (you must use virtual console to complete W2K3 SolusVM install), RDP is disabled by default, firewall blocking everything by default, automatic updated options disabled, manual network config required (to change DHCP to static IP and to add the 2o. IP), … yet these are common and easy admin tasks.

      June 4, 2011 @ 10:28 am | Reply
  25. Hi, I wonder how long the time of activation of vps?
    Since the day yesterday ise the payment and have not sent me any e-mail. Greetings

    June 4, 2011 @ 5:31 pm | Reply
  26. Looks like I was too late…. Will there be any more? :-(

    June 5, 2011 @ 8:09 am | Reply
  27. anyone know how the process of activation of vps? and they pass 48 hours of my payment and have not sent me anything

    June 6, 2011 @ 1:00 am | Reply
  28. Sometimes it seems to be a “one-man business”. VPSport needs better processes. We are investigating options more expensive but with better service.

    June 6, 2011 @ 1:16 am | Reply
  29. All “Up2VPS” comments and replies are removed. Thanks for your “recommendation”, although most people here won’t be interested in those due to the specific niche of this website.

    June 7, 2011 @ 1:58 am | Reply
  30. Adam:

    Can anyone reach their website? Its down for me ..

    June 7, 2011 @ 10:37 am | Reply
    • Fine here (Via France Telecom)

      June 7, 2011 @ 10:52 am | Reply
    • Fine for me as well from the US.

      Were those removed comments the ones for the high priced providers? I forgot which thread those were on.

      June 7, 2011 @ 2:33 pm | Reply
    • Fine for me on the other side of Pacific.

      @drmike — it was on UP2VPS’s Windows VPS.

      June 7, 2011 @ 10:53 pm | Reply
  31. lebadmin:

    it is sold out.

    what is the latest deal for windows vps

    June 9, 2011 @ 11:01 pm | Reply
  32. Jason:

    Ugh, vpsport price just doubled. I was gonna get another one and could stomach a 50% price increase, but $16 (100% increase) is a deal breaker :(

    June 14, 2011 @ 2:23 am | Reply
  33. zx123:

    hi,
    I am interested to buy the win vps.
    Can I use scrapebox on it?

    June 29, 2011 @ 12:58 pm | Reply
  34. Hi

    Can I install and use Cisco VPN client on this server?

    July 20, 2011 @ 8:14 am | Reply
  35. Marius:

    I have ordered a VPS package from them. Waited almost 3 days (while submitting tickets to their so-called “24×7 Support”) and did not received the product. Someone called “Lisa” replied at some point and they said I will receive the credentials shortly. That was 2 days ago and still nothing happened. I did escalate this with Paypal in order to get a refund.. still waiting for the $16 to be re-funded.

    Completely useless.. do not go for cheap stuff – you get rubbish!

    August 3, 2011 @ 7:32 pm | Reply
    • Zigga:

      I’ve had this box since it was listed on v2.lowendtalk . I must say I’m really impressed with it. The box that is. How ever support is really slow. Infact when I signed up they didn’t have even a ticketing system. I rang them after a few days of having my unresponsive box(my fault).

      Lisa answered my ticket.

      They won’t do rDNS due to no mail. the ram is definitely dynamic and fantastic! I hit 1.5gb regularly. but yup after many months, I am super happy with it.

      August 10, 2011 @ 7:12 am | Reply
  36. gt100:

    I my server went down for 1 month. There is no one reply my support ticket. I asked them to give me refund they didn’t do that. if you don’t want to pay your money and get nothing don go with VPSPort. It is suck hosting.

    August 11, 2011 @ 2:13 pm | Reply
  37. syf277:

    Good product, absoloutely rubbish service…. but get what you pay for i guess.
    I had a server trialed for a month, cancelled my automated paypal payment. Then logged 1 ticket for no sound and 1 to continue my subscription so asked for my account to be continued before it expired…and a paypal money request or something… no email, no contact nothing!

    Guess they just dont want my money!

    September 7, 2011 @ 4:54 pm | Reply
  38. carlos:

    no aceptaré !! jaja que tal raza!! terminado que si quieren tons nooooooooooooo!! se van a llevar mi plata :)

    October 22, 2011 @ 5:13 am | Reply
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    December 13, 2011 @ 3:25 am | Reply
  40. mirel:

    Do not buy from this people, i have ordered a vps and payed with paypal on 11.04.2012 i havent received anything , nobody answeres at their email adress, and i dont know how will i get my money back.I wish this site would be erased from lowendbox , so other people would not get scammed by this phantom service provider.By the way i claimed a dispute in paypal ,and nobody answeres ,is like they vanished.

    April 15, 2012 @ 1:41 pm | Reply
  41. NOTInterestedAtAll:

    It is an India company. Do not buy from these people. A big NO!!

    June 5, 2012 @ 6:57 pm | Reply
  42. Hey could you please reboot my server 68.67.79.205? I have opened several support tickets and contacted you via email. Thanks in adance!!!

    June 12, 2012 @ 7:24 pm | Reply
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    February 6, 2013 @ 8:26 am | Reply

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