Virtual private server combines advantages of webhosting and dedicated servers.
Westmaster partitions physical servers into multiple virtual servers with their own operating system, isolated memory, CPU performance, disc space and IP address. VPS represents perfect solution for your growing webhosting demands. This type of service deliberates you from investment into hardware as well as bring benefits in form of flexibility to changing performance. Servers are being monitored 24 hours a day, but the administration itself is at your hands. For this reason you have full root access to your virtual server.
Data backups are stored on the disk space of separate servers. Nevertheless, magnetic media can also be used for backup, if you preferred them. The data transfer is encrypted by the use of the SSH or FTP protocol. Method, frequency and data quantity can be chosen to fit the customer’s needs. Data can be backed up via ISPManager, on the level of a file-system or from the main VPS system.
All leased equipment is delivered with preinstalled operating system. But choice of operating system is completely up to you. We offer the up to date version of Windows and various Linux distributions.
ISPManager is a control panel for complete Linux system management. This software combines various tools for setup and diagnostics in one solution that is accessible through a single web interface. The system is divided into admin and user levels with different functions. For a higher price, ISPManager professional version with advanced functions is offered as well.
Monitoring and reporting services are available as well. We check them from the point of availability, processor workload, computing output, disk usage, RAID field consistence, temperature and others. The monitoring is carried out by Nagios system. Thanks to that we have the possibility to set up e-mail or SMS in the case of chosen activities on customer’s server.
Servers run on UNIX systems called Linux and FreeBSD.
Virtual server comes on where classic webhosting is going to fail and you don't want to purchase dedicated server. You don't have to care about hardware and operating system, the server is independent and can be anytime upgraded. Virtual server is also outstanding for very low price.
There are several pre-installed programs on every VPS. Namely Apache, PHP, MySQL, Webmin, SSH, FTP.
Yes, you will have full administrator access. It means, that you can install your own software, change service settings etc. The only restriction is, that you cannot change settings and disk space of other virtual server users.
Yes, you will.
Yes, you can install your own applications. Many different programming environments and developing tools are at disposal.