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How to install PHP 7.3 or PHP 7.4 on CentOS 8

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It’s always a best practice to keep your software updated. While CentOS is generally more conservative on major version updates of its applications, we consider you should always use the latest PHP version and make sure your application is keeping up with the changes done in PHP. To update your CentOS 8 PHP version to 7.3 or 7.4, we will use the REMI repository. REMI has been the trusted...

How to enable the automatic updates on CentOS 8

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In today’s world, where vulnerabilities are found daily, it is imperative that you keep your servers updated. If you do not have the time and energy to do it manually, there’s a simple solution from a package called dnf-automatic. First, we install the dnf-automatic package: dnf install -y dnf-automatic Next, we update the configuration to apply the updates automatically.Edit...

How to install the LAMP stack on CentOS 8

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LAMP is an acronym which comes from Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. This is the default stack for running most web applications on a CentOS 8 server. To proceed with the installation of the LAMP Stack, you should first update all the packages. This can be accomplished by running: dnf -y update Next, we will install Apache, PHP and MariaDB (MySQL replacement): dnf -y install httpd mariadb-server php...

How to enable IPv6 for your MVPS server

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With each of our VPS services, you get a /64 IPv6 subnet (which is roughly 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 IPs). To activate the IPv6 for a VPS, and to receive your /64 subnet, go to the VPS details page and on the bottom you will see a blue button labeled “Activate IPv6”. Click on it and the subnet will be assigned to your IPv6 VPS. You will next need to statically assign the IP in your...

MVPS now supports automated Card payments

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We have implemented automated card payments along our PayPal subscriptions due to the many requests from our customers. The default card option will now create a recurring payment profile and the card will be automatically charged for each new invoice issued for that specific VPS. If you do not wish to use this option, do not worry! We have kept the one-time payment option which is available on...

How to configure the Mikrotik CHR on MVPS

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By default, the Mikrotik CHR has no configuration added. The default user is admin and there is no password (press enter when asked for password). As soon as your Mikrotik VPS is ready, go to the Servers page, search for your Mikrotik VPS and click on the “Details” button. You will be taken to the VPS management page where you will have access to the web console and you will be able...

New VPS Location – Greece

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MVPS is proud to announce the expansion to a new server location in Greece. Located in an Athens datacenter, in the capital of Greece, 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 Greece VPS servers are available for immediate use. Choosing a cheap...

How to configure the Private Network on MVPS

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As we have recently announced, MVPS now supports private network for all our servers. It is worth noting that a private network is created for each customer and for each of the datacenters we provide. Traffic from one datacenter to another is not forwarded via the private network. To configure the private network, you first need to enable it: Go to the the vps details page and click on the...

New MVPS Feature – Private Network

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We are pleased to announce that we have just added Private Networks as a new feature for all MVPS servers. The private network is an isolated dedicated VLAN which is available on all servers in a specific location belonging to the same customer. Access to the private network is done with a secondary network interface (usually eth1). After the private network feature is enabled on a server, the...

New VPS Location – Sweden

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MVPS is proud to announce the expansion to a new server location in Sweden. Located in a Stockholm datacenter, in the capital of Sweden, 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 Sweden VPS servers are available for immediate use. Choosing a cheap...

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