We always operate with the most current stable Linux vServer Patchset version.
Yes, for technical and safety reasons, there are a few small restrictions:
To raise the security of your vServer, you cannot login directly via root into your vServer, but instead you must use the admin user. An example via OpenSSH follows:
You can, of course, change this behaviour in relation to your own vServer.
The correct DNS settings from the file /etc/resolv.conf are as follows:
The Portage directory is linked to your vServer in read only mode, to save space. The Portage tree is updated every 12 hours. When you want to update your system, enter the following commands as root in your Shell:
Otherwise the normal Gentoo update process applies.
Since you are within a vServer, the corresponding vServer profile (default-linux/x86/vserver) is used.
For Pentium 4 with the following CFLAGS:
Very simply: order the required additional amount.
You may run any software or services you wish on your vServer, providing these activities are legal, within the jurisdictions that they are used.
We, of course, guarantee physical security. Moreover, access violations from other vServer customers are prevented
In terms of the software and services: no-one other than yourself. This also applies to data security. We offer you the option of Online Backup.
When you would like specific TCP or UDP ports blocked, please contact our Support. We will then make of appropriate changes to our firewall configuration.
Yes, when you have completely "destroyed" the system. Contact our Support - we will install a new basic system for you.
Yes, Asterisk functions within a vServer in combination with the Digium ztdummy timer. Please indicate that you wish this when you order your vServer. Then we can create for you the required Device Nodes.
Yes, we offer the Mail Filter product, which complements simply and perfectly your existing Mail-Server.
Try our Online Backup, this can be easily integrated into an existing vServer.
Yes, with the product, Mail Backup.
No, you can use our DNS infrastructure.
By default it is vserver-xy.stepping-stone.ch. Contact our Support if you would like to change this.
The name "localhost" can't be resolved.
Check if localhost is added to the hosts file and that the permissions of the hosts file are correct: