How to setup the rDNS on MVPS


In order to setup the rDNS (PTR Record) for the main IP of your VPS, you need to have your own domain name. If the domain is pointed towards the VPS IP (for example, if you are using our nameservers ), you can directly use the domain name as the rDNS. Otherwise, you will need to create an A record, for example mail.mydomain.tld and point it towards the VPS IP. This is done on the service where...

New VPS Feature – Extra Lifetime IPs


We would like to inform you of a new feature of our VPS services. Now you can get additional IPs for your VPS at the cost of 30 EUR+VAT. The IP is added for the entire lifetime of your VPS and there are no extra costs for it. You would need to assign the IP statically in the VPS on an alias of the public network interface (usually eth0). The IPs are not transferable to other servers and are non...

New Feature – DNS Hosting


We are happy to inform you that we have launched a fully-fledged DNS hosting and management for all our Virtual Private Servers. You can now use our nameservers and point your domain name towards your VPS without any fuss. The DNS records will be created automatically and our default settings are useful for most domains. Moreover, you have control over the DNS and you can modify or create custom...

New Feature – Automatic Balance replenishment


As per the request of our customers, we have added the option for automatic balance replenishment. You can now ensure there is always enough balance for your servers to be automatically renewed by saving your card and setting the balance replenishment feature. It can be found on the automatic payments page, which is also used to handle automatic Card and PayPal subscriptions. If your balance ever...

New VPS Feature – Cloud Firewall


We are happy to inform you that we have just added a new feature to our VPS services. You can now block the traffic before it is reaching your server by using our cloud firewall. Up to 20 rules are allowed for each VPS and you can create a default policy on the first rule. The firewall is will block only incoming traffic and will allow the traffic from established and related connections. The...

New VPS Location – Spain


¡Bienvenidos al VPS en España! MVPS is happy to announce the expansion to a new server location, in Spain. Located in Valencia, our services are dedicated to all customers interested in a reliable VPS server with a fast network connection. With an excellent internet infrastructure and exceptionally fast connection, the Spanish VPS servers are available for immediate use. Choosing a cheap Spanish...

How to add your existing SSH Key to Yubikey via OpenPGP


In the previous article, we’ve shown how you can use a Yubikey’s openpgp smartcard for ssh public key authentication. Now, there are cases where you do not want to generate a new keypair and instead would like to use your existing ssh keypair. It should be noted that the most secure way is still to generate a new key directly on the smartcard. That’s the only solution that can...

How to enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux


Microsoft has outdid itself by adding native support to run a Linux system. This has a variety of cases, as you can now mix Windows and Linux apps on the same machine without the need to start a virtual machine. The system is called Windows Subsystem for Linux and currently has support for the following distributions: Ubuntu 16.04 LTSUbuntu 18.04 LTSUbuntu 20.04 LTSopenSUSE Leap 15.1SUSE Linux...

How to setup Yubikey for SSH Authentication via OpenPGP on Windows


We all know that using public/private key authentication is the most recommended authentication mechanism to connect to SSH servers. Using a ssh-agent makes your life much easier and much more secure than entering passwords manually for each of your servers. Also, if you configure properly the ssh agent forwarding, you can connect to air-gaped systems while maintaining the security of your keys...

How to install PrestaShop on a CentOS 8 VPS


Prestashop is one of the most well-known eCommerce software in the world. It’s easy to work with and has a large variety of themes and addons which can simplify your eCommerce life. So, in order to get your PrestaShop VPS ready, choose one of the packages of our cheap VPS services. We recommend to go with at at least the VPS Basic plan and, in order to follow up with this guide, choose...

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