What is Linux VPS in a nut-shell?
Linux VPS is a virtualized container designed to simulate a dedicated server. It's completely private to you and gives you full root access. You interact with it just like you interact with a physical computer with Linux operating system installed on.
How can I connect to my Linux VPS?
Linux VPS's arrive with OpenSSH pre-installed. You could connect to your VPS using industry standard SSH console. Alternatively, you could install a desktop environment such as xFCE or Gnome and connect using remote desktop.
What virtualization technology do you use?
Virtuozzo / OpenVZ 7 is used for the backend virtualization technology for our Linux VPS line. By utilizing this technology, we are able to provide you with real bare metal like performance with no virtualization overhead.
How long does the VPS provisioning take?
If it's your first order with us, then there is going to be a 10-15 minute delay while we manually screen your order.
What are the advantages of using Virtuozzo / OpenVZ 7?
With Virtuozzo the kernel is not virtualized. This gives you ability upgrading and downgrading your VPS on the fly without a single second of downtime. Also since there is no virtualization overhead on the kernel layer, you feel the power of the hardware underneath the fullest.
Can I upgrade or downgrade my Linux VPS easily?
Scaling up and down Linux VPS is very simple and transparent to the eye. It happens without interruption so you could enjoy downtime free upgrades and downgrades.
Are the resources dedicated to my VPS?
Memory and disk space are completely dedicated to your VPS. CPU power is, however, shared with other VPS's on the host node. As our in-house fully automated monitoring systems consistently taking care of any disturbances, you always have all the power you need when required. Providing shared CPU is helping us passing the savings to our customers and therefore providing an absolute bang for your buck.
How is Linux VPS so cheap?
We own our racks and all of our hardware. Our compute nodes are built for very high capacity coupled with our in-house optimization software to handle high number of VPS without breaking a sweat. All the software we use for virtualization is also built in-house. All of this keeps our running costs at minimum and helps us providing an excellent value to our customers.
Which Linux distros can I use with my VPS?
You could use Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Alma Linux or Rocky Linux with your Linux VPS.
Can I reinstall my VPS's operating system?
Of course, you could reinstall your Linux distro on your client area with a few simple clicks. It will only take a few seconds before your VPS is ready for you again.
What kind of technical support do you provide?
Our service is self-managed. This means that our customers are responsible for managing their own VPS's. However, it doesn't mean that you are left alone. Our technicians are always available to reply your questions within minutes and help you in a best effort basis. We are not going to manage everything for you but we are going to help you resolve your issues and will always point you to the right direction.
Do you backup my VPS?
By default, Linux VPS's are not backed up. However, you could purchase a Nightly Backup addon which costs only $5/month to have your VPS backed up nightly with 3 days retention.
Is my VPS DDoS protected?
Our network is able to handle small to medium attacks and for larger attacks, we have automated null-routing system. We recommend using Cloudflare for your website for DDoS protection.
What are the differences between Linux VPS and Premium VPS?
Linux VPS's are great for almost any use case, however if you are looking to use your own kernel or ability to utilize all of the CPU resources at all times without any interruption, then Premium VPS is recommended.
Can I run Docker on Linux VPS?
Sure, Docker is fully supported on our Linux VPS plans. Swarm and Kubernetes might need some tweaking.
Do you support NFS, FUSE, TUN/TAP, GRE?
Linux VPS comes all of these features enabled out of the box. It supports all the VPN software as well.
Do you offer IPv6?
IPv6 is offered multiple locations for our Linux VPS line. Please contact us to inquire more about this.