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VPS technology creates isolated, secure virtual environments (sometimes referred to as a sandbox) on a single physical server. VPS technology enables better server utilization and ensures applications do not conflict. Your VPS account performs and executes your requests like a stand–alone server. You can reboot your VPS account independently and configure root access, users, files, applications, system libraries, and configuration files. Your VPS account behaves as a stand–alone Linux server. It uses standard startup scripts and software from multiple vendors. You can change any configuration file and you can install additional software. The file system and processes are fully isolated from any other account. Your VPS account includes its own IP address. Traffic snooping is not possible. FairShare resource management controls the amount of resources available to your account. This enables the quality of service to meet the service level agreements associated with your account.
Your VPS account represents a highly refined step in server virtualization technology. The technology partitions a single physical server into isolated VPS accounts. Each account operates as a real, networked server. In addition, each VPS account can host multiple domains or websites, referred to as subhosts or sometimes virtual hosts.
You can install most Web–based applications, software, and utilities within the virtual host without any modifications. Widely tested and utilized open–source and commercial applications run successfully on your VPS account. Applications and services do not have to be aware of VPS technology. However, direct access to hardware is not available for your VPS account.
The following examples describe practical applications of your VPS account:
- Increase availability and keep an up-to-date copy of your virtual hosting on another server, and start it in seconds in case of failure.
- Provide trainers and learners with their own virtual server with root access.
- Enable testers and beta program participants to experiment on a machine that runs other services.
- Improve network services security; each account runs in its own virtual host environment. If the application has a security hole, only this particular virtual hosting will be compromised, and not the whole system.
VPS technology provides highly scalable virtualization with low overhead, strong isolation, and rapid customer provisioning that is ready for production use right now. Deployment of VPS technology improves efficiency, flexibility and quality of service offered by your VPS account.
As your needs grow and as new feature upgrades become available, you can utilize more powerful plans without concern of overwhelming the physical limits of a physical server. You can upgrade without rebuilding your configuration.
There is no emulation layer, only security isolation, and all checking is done on the kernel level without context switching. This means that your private server account truly utilizes all of the processing power you purchased for each feature, application, or utility you use.
The main difference between the different classes of users is based on what which permissions that user has. A user can only affect the files for which he or she has permission. The root user has the ability to control anything, including files owned by other users. Because of this power the root user has, the root user does not have FTP or email access and can only access the server through SSH (either directly using an SSH key for the root user or indirectly by logging in as the Administrative User and then becoming the root user through commands such as
Your VPS account is designed with the goal to emulate the behavior of a dedicated Linux server in a shared virtual environment. Because of this, your account will operate and function as a dedicated Linux server does. One of the key limitations of your account is that, because of the shared environment, the VPS account root user does not have the ability to modify kernel or hardware-related configurations. It is significant to note, however, that any of the system files not specifically changed by the VPS account administrator will continue to be maintained and updated by our staff. While many of the utilities are extended to your VPS account, the multi-user environment makes application management slightly different.
By default, your account comes with a single dedicated IP address. However, you can purchase additional, multiple IP addresses and configure your account to utilize them.
The shutdown and reboot commands are designed to behave on a virtual level as close as possible to the same way they would on a dedicated Linux server. Because you do not have access to the physical system to manually start up the system, you can not completely halt your VPS account (the -h option in shutdown is disabled), but you can restart all the services on your server. The reboot command is different from shutdown because it does not attempt a clean shutdown of your system. Instead, reboot simply kills all your running processes and then initiates init (which will run the appropriate startup configurations, such as rc scripts).
No. If you have not purchased additional, multiple IP addresses, you must not change the IP address. If you have purchased additional, multiple IP addresses for your account, you must exercise great care when you change an IP Address. In all cases, if you specify an IP address other than one which is assigned to you, your VPS account will not function. This is true of any other IP address than those your VPS was assigned at the time of provisioning.
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system supports a standard, UNIX/Linux command which enables you to see the status of network interfaces for your VPS account. Use the command for diagnostic and configuration tasks only. For example, if you issue the ifconfig command without any additional argument, all of the currently active interfaces are displayed. If you issue the command with the additional argument of –a, all of the interfaces, including inactive ones are displayed. For more details about the ifconfig command, refer to the RHEL operating system Man Pages.
Following are links to Web sites you can use to learn more about the software applications and utilities supported by your VPS account. These sites provide you with information about how the applications remain powerful and secure. They inform you how these applications interact with each other. In addition, many of the Web sites provide opportunities for you to subscribe to topical email lists and RSS Web feeds.