Articles

 Accessing your VPS Server using SFTP (Secure FTP)

There are two ways to access your VPS files - SFTP or via SSH commands. SSH commands are for more...

 Changing the Operating System / Reformatting your VPS

In order to change the operating system on your VPS or reformat it, you will need to login to the...

 Common Linux SSH/Shell Commands

This is a list of frequently used Linux SSH/shell commands. It may not apply to all Linux...

 Disable Firewalld on CentOS 7

If for any reason you need to disable the firewalld service on your CentOS 7 VPS (such as to test...

 Emails Not Being Sent

By default, email ports are blocked from outbound connections to reduce abuse and lower the...

 How To Set A Hostname For Your BeastNode VPS

To set a host name for your BeastNode VPS running on a RedHat distro (CentOS for example), just...

 How to Install Apache Web Server and PHP on CentOS VPS

How to Install the Apache Web Server and PHP on CentOS VPSThis guide will explain the basics on...

 How to Install PocketMine Server 0.14 on CentOS 6 64-bit

Updated guide here:...

 How to Install a MySQL Server on your CentOS VPS

Install MySQL on your Linux Server This guide is based on a standard install of CentOS - other...

 How to Install and Configure an OpenVPN Server on CentOS 6

This guide will provide you with all the steps necessary to install a simple OpenVPN server on...

 How to Login to Your VPS

In this guide, we'll be going over how to login to your VPS via SSH terminal/console....

 How to Use a BeastNode VPS to Backup Your Minecraft Server

This guide will explain the basic steps for you to create your own backup VPS (running on CentOS...

 How to Use the VPS Serial Console

The VPS serial console allows you to access your cloud VPS server with SSH directly from the back...

 How to install a Starbound server on your VPS (Ubuntu)

Although this guide is for Ubuntu, these same steps may apply to other operating systems/distros....

 Install Minecraft Pocket Edition Server (Nukkit) on CentOS 7 64-bit

Installing Minecraft: Pocket Edition servers has never been easier with the advent of Nukkit (the...

 Install Minecraft Pocket Edition Server on your VPS

Updated Guide Here:...

 Install Team Fortress 2 Server on a VPS

To run your very own Team Fortress 2 server on a BeastNode VPS (running CentOS 6 64-bit, not...

 Installing a Minecraft Server on Your VPS

For this guide, we'll be going over how to install a Minecraft CraftBukkit server on a CentOS 5...

 Operating System Templates / ISOs

OpenVZ Templates: CentOS 5 (x86_64/x86) CentOS 6 (x86_64/x86) CentOS 6 Minimal (x86_64/x86)...

 Protect SSH with Fail2Ban on CentOS 6

Fail2Ban is an SSH security program that blocks SSH brute force attempts on your server (as well...

 Securing your VPS

Running a VPS can be risky if you do not go through with some basic security measures before...

 VPS offline or suspended without notice?

We have an automated anti-abuse system that may suspend your VPS if there is any abusive activity...

 What can I enter for the hostname when ordering?

The hostname is used to identify your VPS (or dedicated server) during the ordering process. It...