How to restart services on a VPS

You can restart services on your Pickaweb VPS using WHM panel or SSH. To restart services with WHM Login to WHM. Navigate to Restart Services. Click on the service which you want to restart. Click yes when prompted.   To restart services with SSH Login to your VPS as root user in the syntax: ssh […]

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How do I login to phpMyadmin on a VPS

phpMyAdmin is a tool that is used to administer MySQL databases with a web based graphical interface. To login to phpMyAdmin on your Pickaweb VPS running cPanel, do the following: Login to your cPanel. Go to Databases section. Click on phpMyAdmin icon. This will take you to the phpmyAdmin panel where you can import and […]

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How do I point my domain name to my Pickaweb VPS?

We always recommend you to have your own custom name servers on your VPS so that you can make the DNS changes from your cPanel/WHM itself. But if you want to use an external provider like CloudFlare, it is totally welcome. If you want to use your own custom name servers for your VPS You need […]

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How do I change the PHP parameters on a VPS

To change PHP parameters on your VPS, follow the steps below: Login to your cPanel VPS Go to File Manager under Files section. Navigate to public_html directory. Click on New File button at the top of the page. Enter php.ini as the New File Name and click Create New File. Select the php.ini file. Click on the […]

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How To Reboot A VPS – Rebooting a Virtual Private Server

You may need reboot if for instance you are doing an upgrade, updating kernel etc. How To Reboot Your VPS Step By Step Login to your Client Area Select VPS plan from the home screen. If you have multiple VPSs with us, just click on the VPS which you want to reboot. In the VPS management area, […]

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Virtual servers vs reseller hosting

What Is The Difference Between A Virtual Server And A Reseller Plan?

Whilst there are several key differences between a Reseller plan and a VPS  it’s easy to understand why there is confusion between the two so we shall look to clarify the differences to help you better decide if it is appropriate for your needs. Reseller plans are intended for any web designer, web developer or other web professional who […]

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VPS explained

What Is A VPS? – Explained

In this post I will explain what is a VPS and its advantages. VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, also known as a Virtual Dedicated Server (VDS) and is a virtual machine as opposed to a physical dedicated server. A virtual server is just like a normal server is used to host websites, but several ‘virtual’ servers […]

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How Long Will It Take To Activate A VPS?

When you order a vps hosting, your server will be set up instantly. It can take a couple of hours if we have to install contol panel applications such as cPanel/WHM on your virtual machine. If you have any questions you can always click on the chat button on our site to ask one of our […]

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Permission Denied: Unable To Modify Or Delete Files

Scenario This error happens as a result of migration or copying files from a remote location etc. This error as it states is because you don’t have permission to modify or delete files. Every cPanel account is associated with a Linux user and only the files and folders in the ownership of that Linux user […]

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How To Set Up A LAMP Server Using Ubuntu

What is LAMP? LAMP stack is open source software bundle which all together helps hosting dynamic website and the web apps. LAMP stands for four essential software packages that is necessary to run dynamic webpages. ‘L’ stands for Linux operating systems on which platform we will be hosting our websites. ‘A’ stands for apache web […]

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