Questions tagged [vps]

A VPS runs its own copy of an operating system, and customers have superuser-level access to that operating system instance, so they can install almost any software that runs on that OS.

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How do I check my public facing remote node is up and running via a web browser?

I have a Monero daemon (monerod) setup on a public facing VPS server. How can I check it's running fine by using a web browser, or what type of linux command can I run? I'm using the default ports.
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CPU does not have AES-NI, which is required

I have a problem. I made it with this tutorial http://fucking-it.com/articles/bitcoin/771-monero-cpu-mining-on-linux In the last step I get this message CPU does not have AES-NI, which is required. ...
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Running a full node without revealing my home IP address

How can I safely run a full node without revealing my home IP address? Please compare the privacy and security of the following methods for running a Monero node both from home and by using a cloud ...
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Low hashrate on some CPU instances

I have currently 30 CPU instances running minerd on Ubuntu (for XMR). Not all instances have the same CPU, but some of the instances have "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650L v4 @ 1.70GHz". These instances ...
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How do I connect to a pool?

I am using Putty via a VPS. I have my wallet set up and can mine using start_mining. I know how to access my wallet using ./monero-wallet-cli. What I don't know is the command to use to connect to ...
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How to use a remote node on a very bandwitdh restricted connection?

I set up a remote node for Monero using SSH tunneling, it works great. The problem is that it's using quite a bit of bandwidth. I assumed all bandwidth intensive operations were done in the remote ...
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Does the network benefit more from a local full node than through a VPS?

Not having much technical background, I was wondering if there is an actual difference running it locally (99% uptime) or on a VPS, on terms of how much benefit the network gains from it? (Considering ...
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How long to fully sync with blockchain via VPS?

How long should it take to fully sync the blockchain using a VPS? My sync appears to be stuck at 334 days behind?
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Windows vs Linux vs. OS X Monero user distribution

Is there any data on the current distribution of Monero users by Operating system? Useful data could include the following: Download data from: https://getmonero.org/downloads/ Any estimates about ...