About vpsmodel

Documentation about running a cloud server with vpsmodel.
How vpsmodel works

How vpsmodel works

vpsmodel is a cloud service for hosting WordPress and other PHP websites on cloud servers. You can think of vpsmodel as a modern, centralized cloud server provider which adds a minimalized hosting control panel.

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What vpsmodel installs

vpsmodel installs various packages on your server. Some of these packages are from Ubuntu's repositories. Other packages are provided by us.

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What are apps

Apps are your web applications. Sometimes people call apps "websites."

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LAMP-LEMP stack configuration

vpsmodel configures a LAMP/LEMP stack on your server. LAMP stands for Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP. As vpsmodel also configures Nginx on your server, this is sometimes called a LEMP stack because Nginx is pronounced "Engine X."

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Why vpsmodel installs its own Nginx Apache and PHP packages

vpsmodel builds our own "deb" packages of Nginx, Apache, and PHP. We do not install the versions of these provided by Ubuntu.

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How to enable two-factor authentification

With two-factor authentication (2FA), you can further secure your vpsmodel account. vpsmodel supports Google Authenticator for two-factor authentication. To get started, first install the Google Authenticator app on your phone.

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How changing your root password and ssh port affects vpsmodel

After the initial installation, vpsmodel does not depend upon SSH or your root password in any way, so you may change the SSH port, disable password authentication, etc., without interfering with the service.

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How to change the database password

If you forgot your database password, it's easy to reset it in vpsmodel.

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How to add and remove domains

If you forgot your database password, it's easy to reset it in vpsmodel.

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