The Virtual private server (VPS) is a server in a shared environment, but with absolute control, flexibility and operational isolation. Every VPS account is independent, that is it can be configured according to the needs of each client. The Virtual private server (VPS) is the perfect solution for webmasters, designers and companies, seeking greater independence, security and exclusivity in their applications, or need resources not included in the plans of shared hosting. To have an own IP of your virtual server, reduces the risk of security problems by up to 99% if compared to a web hosting on a shared hosting.
Understanding the VPS hosting model
Virtual server offers the possibility to configure as many domains as you wish. Some of the important features of this hosting system are as follows:
- Unlimited mail accounts
- Unlimited databases
- FTP access to the Web space
- Mail Manager (Mail Admin.)
- Webmail (Horde)
- Web statistics
- vii. Located in the Data Center.
VPS management: root access
VPS root access is one of the advantages of using Linux VPS hosting service. Access to the Linux VPS root ensures total control of the server, allowing installation of packages or customizing settings according to specific needs. However, all this depends heavily upon the nature of the VPS hosting package you choose for your web site.
VPS server management and the hosting company
Administer and manage VPS servers on the web can be a difficult task for inexperienced people in the Linux operating system. However, there are Linux hosting companies that offer end-to-end management of Linux VPS servers on the web, and are targeted to the users who need to dedicate their valuable time for their own business, such as: web designers, E-commerce website owners and companies who provide technical support to the end user. In this sense, choosing a hosting company that can offer server management service is useful to save both time and money.
This way you will have their support and advice via their “full management” system, and ensures the security of data, files and information saved in the Linux VPS server. You can take the advantage of this possibility to avert problems that might occur to your VPS server. The hosting company will help you install, optimize, configure and always keep your VPS updated, including paths of kernel-level security (beyond the CPANEL/WHM). You will also have at your disposal their technical support on any issue, problem or question regarding your VPS server.
Managing your own VPS panel
It is also possible to manage your Linux VPS cPanel by yourself. There are hosting companies that offer advanced cPanel system which is more lightweight, reliable and above all safe and even an average computer user can manage all these facilities. This facilities enhances the possibility to be able to manage several VPS with just one log-in, reinstall the VPS operating system more quickly and efficiently, possibility of resale as well as the ease of navigation. However, beware that this Panel only helps in the technical management of your VPS not replacing any panel installed by the Web admin.