My RamNode VPS Got Hacked

I have a 128MB VPS with RamNode which I use only for storage of backup files. Yesterday, I got a surprising message from RamNode: “Your VPS has been using a high CPU load for an extended period of time. Please reduce your usage to comply with our AUP and notify us once you’ve done so.

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Speed Test (Upload & Download) Of VPS

There are multiple ways to check the upload and download speed tests of a VPS. One way using the python tool is set out here. The other way is given in a LET post. It requires you to run this command: wget dl.getipaddr.net/speedtest.sh 2>/dev/null -O- | bash Here are the results of my RamNode VPS:

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How To Check Upload & Download Speeds Of VPS

There is a simple speedtest script that will help you check the upload and download speeds of your VPS: Download the speedtest script onto your VPS with the command: wget -O speedtest-cli https://raw.github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest_cli.py Chmod the script to make it readable chmod +x speedtest-cli Run the script python speedtest-cli Here are some speedtest results of the

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VPS In India

If you want a VPS in India, you have a wide choice. Let’s look at the options. VR.org offers VPS at the Netmagic datacenter in Chennai. Let’s look at the performance of the VR.org Chennai VPS CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHzNumber of cores : 2CPU frequency : 2000.000 MHzTotal amount

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How To Set Reverse DNS for VPS IP Addresses

I am using PHPList to send emails to my subscribers. When you use PHPList (or any other self-hosted email programme) a large number of mails are either rejected outright or delivered to the Spam/ Junk folder of the recipient. Three things are essential to avoid emails being rejected by the receiving or being treated as

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WordPress Nginx Cache Plugin

If you are running WordPress on apache, you have no problem because all the well-known cache plugins like Quick Cache, WP Super Cache & W3 Total Cache work very well. However, if you are running WordPress on nginx, then you have a problem because with the different rewrite rules that Nginx has, the cache plugins

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SSH Commands To Check The VPS Performance

Here are some common SSH commands done through putty to check the performance of the VPS Checking the processor used for the VPS [abc@vps2 ~]$ cat /proc/cpuinfoprocessor : 0vendor_id : GenuineIntelcpu family : 6model : 44model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 970 @ 3.20GHzstepping : 2cpu MHz : 3200.539cache size : 12288 KB To

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