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Why is reliable and fast SSD VPS important for an online business.

Why is reliable and fast SSD VPS important for an online business.

Why is reliable and fast SSD VPS important for an online business. -   You need to understand how to choose the best VPS hosting for your needs. VPS is suitable for small or medium scale businesses. When you want to buy VPS, there are some requirement which should pay attention like as great uptime, fast SSD, technical support 24x7, network connection and etc. Below you can check some advantage of VPS hosting:   - VPS is much more cheaper than dedicated server and you don’t share your space with other customer like on shared hosting.   - VPS is flexible. If ...
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Buy Dedicated Server or VPS with PayPal

Buy Dedicated Server or VPS with PayPal

Buy Dedicated Server or Virtual Private Server with PayPal -   Dear customers, please be notified, that we started to accept PayPal payment methods. Now you can order VPS or dedicated server and pay it with PayPal. We want to remind that PayPal one of the most popular payment methods and one of the easiest ways to pay your order. PayPal cares about your privacy, thus it lets you shop online without sharing your financial information, and all the transactions are secured.   To order SSD VPS or fast dedicated server with PayPal you need to have account in mentioned electronic ...
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How connect to SSH

How connect to SSH

How connect to SSH — After activation of your VPS and receiving access credentials to your Linux VPS, you can log in to the server using SSH protocol. At first you need to download SSH-client PuTTy. ➤ https://www.putty.org/ 1. Run the program 2. Fill in the required fields: • Host name (or IP address): IP address of your VPS • Saved Sessions: vikhost.com • Port: 22 • Connection type: SSH • Click "Save". It will save your settings. The next time at start, you will need to select “vikhost.com” from the list of saved sessions and click “Load”, item ...
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Unix/Linux Command Reference

Unix/Linux Command Reference

Unix/Linux Command Reference — System Info date – show the current date and time
cal – show this month's calendar
uptime – show current uptime
w – display who is online
whoami – who you are logged in as
finger user – display information about user
uname -a – show kernel information
cat /proc/cpuinfo – cpu information
cat /proc/meminfo – memory information
man command – show the manual for command
df – show disk usage
du – show directory space usage
free – show memory and swap usage
whereis app – show possible locations of app
which app – show ...
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