FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We're here to help. Get in touch and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

What is Virtual Private
Server (VPS) Hosting?

VPS Hosting utilizes a technology called Virtualization, to create isolated an isolated Virtual Machines for you with dedicated resources and full root access. It gives you all the features and functions of Dedicated server, without the additional cost.

What are the advantages
of VPS Hosting?

With VPS Hosting, you have complete isolation. This means that no matter what other users might be doing on the server, your VPS package will be unaffected. With root access, you can install whatever applications you require. VPS also gives you guaranteed resources, so no matter what, the CPU,RAM, HDD and Bandwidth allocated to your VPS package will always be available for your applications.

Is VPS secure?

Yes, each VPS server hosting account has its isolated or dedicated RAM, CPU and all server resources. Compared to a shared hosting, your data and processes are more secure in its own virtual environment.

How does VPS hosting differ from
shared and dedicated hosting?

VPS hosting is technically a combination between both shared hosting and dedicated hosting.With dedicated servers, you rent out an entire server, which can get pretty expensive fast. With shared hosting, you end up renting a portion of a server that’s shared with other users.

How does VPS hosting work?

VPS hosting is similar to using virtualized OS software. For example, let’s say you have a MacBook Pro, but you really need to use the Window OS for a certain program to run. Instead of buying a separate Windows PC you could use software like VirtualBox or VMware. This software will allow you to run a virtualized version of the Windows OS on your Mac machine.

What software can I install
on VPS hosting?

With VPS hosting you have much more control over the software that your server is running. Typically, the only limits placed upon the software you can run are the operating system the server runs on and your total memory allocation.

Why can't people connect to
the web server on my PC?

Every website starts with a great domain name.
HostCluster, as a leading domain registrar, offers you a
wide variety of domains. Register or transfer your
domain name in a snap.

What domain name should I
choose for my site?

Every website starts with a great domain name.
HostCluster, as a leading domain registrar, offers you a
wide variety of domains. Register or transfer your
domain name in a snap.

Why does Internet Information
Server want a password?

Every website starts with a great domain name.
HostCluster, as a leading domain registrar, offers you a
wide variety of domains. Register or transfer your
domain name in a snap.

Why does Internet Information
Server want a password?

Every website starts with a great domain name.
HostCluster, as a leading domain registrar, offers you a
wide variety of domains. Register or transfer your
domain name in a snap.

How do I give my computer a
static local IP address?

Every website starts with a great domain name.
HostCluster, as a leading domain registrar, offers you a
wide variety of domains. Register or transfer your
domain name in a snap.

How can I make my website
work without www. in front?

Every website starts with a great domain name.
HostCluster, as a leading domain registrar, offers you a
wide variety of domains. Register or transfer your
domain name in a snap.