We have officially launched our SSD VPS servers.
For decades, hard disk drives have been used as the main storage devices in the IT field, but with the latest technological advancements, solid state storage has been becoming the next step in performance improvements for both consumer desktop computers and servers alike. Over the past few years, SSDs have become significantly larger in storage size, as well as becoming more affordable, allowing them to be implemented in more complex server configurations.
Our VPS servers were previously all based on high-speed enterprise-grade Hard Disk...
This article will guide you on how you can connect to a Windows VPS using Remote Desktop from Windows.
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a protocol that allows users to access their Windows VPS directly from a remote location. Follow the steps mentioned below to connect your Windows VPS:
Go to Start menu
Select Run and type mstsc.exe to access remote desktop.
Go to Start → All Programs→ Accessories → Remote Desktop Connection
Type your server’s IP address (If RDP is configured on...
In this tutorial, we will show you how to change the Administrator password in Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2012 R2. Whenever you need to change your server administrator password you can do it by following the steps below.
To change your Server Administrator Password in Windows Server 2012 R2, follow these steps:
Log into your server via Remote Desktop.
Press your Windows key and type Administrative Tools.
Double click on Computer Management.
Expand Local Users and Groups.
Click on Users.
This article shows you how to add an additional IP address to a Windows Server. The steps are nearly considered the same for Server 2008 or 2012.
Steps for Configuring an IP Address
Login to you server via ‘Remote desktop connection’
Press the Win Key + R
In the Run window, type the ‘ncpa.cpl’ and click OK
Right click on ‘Local Area Connection’ (your selected interface) and select ‘Properties’
Click ‘Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)’ then click...
At times, VPS servers have a very noticable issue: upon login, the copy paste function is not working. This article will help you diagnose and fix this problem.
The first step towards the solution, is diagnosing the problem. The diagnosis is split into two parts, A and B. If following part A does not sove the isssue or it is already done, then please follow part B.
In the source computer (i.e. the computer that you are using to connect to the VPS), open Remote Desktop Connection, go to Local Resources tab, click on Show Options. Under Local devices and resources make...
One of the most important matters which worries poeple while using a virtual server is the security. Here we will try to present some useful tips to increase the security in windows virtual servers.
Disable default administrator account and create a new user with administrator permissions
Your Windows VPS hosting provider installs the OS and creates a default administrator account. This is quite usual and typical. The drawback is that your account can easily be attacked. The attack is usually done by bots trying to login with brute-force. Well, this is easy and simple to prevent:...
Virtual Private Servers (i.e. VPS) are created by dividing a single powerful server into multiple virtual servers with individually dedicated resources. The operating system of the Linux VPS is one of Linux distributions (e.g. Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.), meanwhile the Windows VPS’s operating system is one of the Windows Server versions (e.g. Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, etc.).
Now let us compare the two kinds of VPS.
The cost of a Linux VPS is significantly lower than that of a Windows VPS. This is due to the fact that Linux is a free, open...
What is Windows VPS?
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a virtual machine that is run on a high-performance server, alongside other virtual machines. This is done with a help of a special virtualizer, which allows for full VM isolation and truly dedicated resources. The performance of a VPS holds the nearest resemblance to the performance of a dedicated server, however at a much lower price, as serveral VMs are run on a single physical server.
Why choose a VPS over traditional web hosting?
There are multiple factors that define whether a VPS or a regular shared hosting...
How to download files from Windows VPS?
In this article, we are going to learn how to move our files between our PC’s and Windows VPS (Virtual Private Server) hard drives. Actually, we are going to share one or more of PC’s drives, then we can copy files from VPS to this shared drive or copy files from it to VPS. This will enable us easy transfer between our VPS and home PC.
Run the Remote Desktop Connection in your PC.
Click on Show Options.
Open Local Resources tab.
Press More... button under Local devices and resources category.