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Virtual Private Servers (VPS) use servers that offer many of the capabilities and features of dedicated servers, including admin (root) access and dedicated IP addresses, but at a lower price. With VPS, servers are shared; however, accounts are effectively isolated allowing the user full control over the server space.

Securing Your Server Against the Heartbleed Vulnerability

Due to a major security flaw in OpenSSL, you should update your server to the newest version of the software. The following versions of OpenSSL are affected:

0.9.8
1.0.0
1.0.1 through 1.0.1f

NOTE: Only customers using dedicated and virtual private servers need to complete the steps listed in this article steps. These steps do [...]

Comparing Dedicated Hosting Control Panels

Hosting control panels offer unique interfaces, workflows and features. This chart outlines the differences:

Plesk
cPanel

User Interface

Site Preview
X
X

Operating System

Fedora®

CentOS
X
X

Windows® 2008 R2
X

Ubuntu
X

DNS

Addition/ Deletion
X
X

Automated setup with new site
X
X

Virtual DNS support
X
X

Subdomains

Addition/ Deletion
X
X

Redirects
X
X

Software firewall
X
X

Web Server Scripting

ASP
Windows Only

Perl®
X
X

Python™
X
X

SSI
X
X

CGI
X
X

Java™
X
X

Database

MySQL®
X
X

MSDE or MSSQL Express Windows Plesk Pack Pro(must be installed after upgrade)
Windows Only

PHPMyAdmin
X
X

Mail

Manage email accounts
X
X

Supports Webmail
X
X

Forwarding
X
X

Auto-Response
X
X

Mailing lists
X
X

Spam filters
X
X

Antivirus
X
X

SSL

Manage SSL certificates
X
X

FTP

Manage [...]

Getting Started with Your Windows Server Using Parallels Plesk Panel 9.2

This guide will assist you in getting started with your Windows Virtual Private Server (VPS) using Parallels Plesk Panel as your hosting control panel.
NOTE: The PDF format guide requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader at Adobe’s website.
Getting Started With [...]

Rebooting or Requesting a Power Cycle for Your Server

You can request a power cycle of your server in the VPS and Dedicated Server Control Panel.

Log in to your Account Manager.
Click Servers.
Next to the server you want to use, click Launch.
From the Support section, click Request Power Cycle.
Review and confirm your request.
NOTE:Please allow up to 30 minutes for your [...]

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