29 Sep 2018

How to Change the Password for Remote Desktop

Access your computer remotely using the Windows Remote Desktop. Remote Desktop allows you to access a remote computer using your Windows user name and password. The only criteria is that you must have permission to access the remote computer. Change the password for a Remote Desktop connection at any time by changing your log-on credentials for Windows. Use Remote Desktop to troubleshoot a remote computer or access files from a home or office computer on the go.

Access computers remotely with Remote Desktop.

Step 1

Select “Start” or the start globe. Choose “Control Panel,” select “User Accounts,”

 

Step 2

Select the account you want to change the password

 

Step 3

Select “Change the password”

 

Step 4

Type your current password and type your new password, select “Change password” to continue.

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29 Sep 2018

How do I connect to my Window server via RDP?

This tutorial will guide you using RDP from different operating systems to connect to your Window VPS or dedicated server at VPS Malaysia.

Below will be what we will covered.

Desktop operating systems connections:

  • WindowsOS (e.g. Windows 7, 8, 10) RDP connections to your Window VPS or Dedicated Server
  • MacintoshOS (e.g. Apple MacBook) RDP connections to your Window VPS or Dedicated Server

Mobile devices connections:

  • Android based systems (e.g. Samsung Galaxy) RDP connections to your Window VPS or Dedicated Server
  • iOS based systems (e.g. Apple iPhone) RDP connections to your Window VPS or Dedicated Server

WindowsOS – RDP connections

  • For Windows 7: Go to “Start icon” from the taskbar and search for “Remote Desktop Connection”
  • For Windows 8/10: Go to “Windows icon” from the taskbar and search for “Remote Desktop Connection”

The RDP window should show up as follows:

You are now able to connect to your server using IP address  (e.g. “xx.xxx.xxx.xxx:5633“). Select “Connect” after you type in the IP address and wait for the RDP session to connect shortly after.

Or you can select “Show Options” to bring out more settings, you will be able to adjust options like screen resolution or audio settings etc.

Explanations:

  • Screen resolution can be adjusted by using the slider under “Display Configuration”
  • To enable your audio signal on your local PC: Select “Settings” under “Remote Audio“, then tick “Play on this computer“.
  • To enable your server to use your local printer: Please tick the “Printer” option under the “Local devices and resources” section.
  • Shortcut for Copy (CTRL + C) and Paste (CTRL +V) is enabled by default, it can be disabled by un-tick “Clipboard“.

MacOS – RDP connections

To be able to connect from MacOS based systems (e.g. Apple MacBook), you need to download the RDP client from the download URL below:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id715768417?mt=12&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Start RDP client by entering the server’s IP address or the hostname in the “Domain” field.

Always use the latest RDP client version, to ensured that there is no connection issues.


Android-base Systems – RDP connections

To connect from Google-Android-based systems (e.g. Samsung Galaxy), you need to download the RDP client from the download URL below:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.rdc.android&hl=en


iOS-base Systems – RDP connections

To connect from iOS-based system (e.g. Apple iPhone), you need to download the RDP client from the download URL below:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id714464092?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

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21 Sep 2018

What Is Web Hosting? 4 Types Of Web Hosting You Must Know

What Is Web Hosting?

There are 4 types of web hosting in today’s market. A web hosting, or web hosting service provider, offers the technologies and services required to host a website. These websites are hosted on a mother computer, called servers. In today’s market, small, medium to large businesses benefit from the services of web hosting in terms of expanding their network of clients. The Internet is a useful virtual environment that allows businesses to reach both local and international customers. On top of that, it is generally easier to close a sale on your own business website compared to your business Facebook Page, due to the less amount of distractions available on a website. With the cPanel feature you get from web hosting, your business can prompt more sales (e.g. when launching a new product) to existing clients using newsletter marketing.

1.0 Shared Hosting
2.0 Dedicated Hosting
3.0 VPS Hosting
4.0 Cloud Hosting
5.0 How To Pick A Server That Best Suit Your Needs?

4 Types of Server Hosting

There are several types of server hosting, typically in the forms of shared hosting, dedicated server, virtual private server and cloud server. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages from the aspects of specifications and pricing. And, to choose the one that best fit your business or personal needs, you must first understand the pros and cons of each types of server hosting. Let’s get down to knowledge!

 

1.0 Shared Hosting

Shared hosting is a type of web hosting service, where multiple users or websites are located on ONE web server, while sharing the same server resources. Imagine living in an apartment. There are multiple, separate residential units located in ONE building. However, all these residences would share common apartment facilities, such as the swimming pool, gym, badminton court, etc. Users of a shared hosting have their websites hosted on the same server, and they also share the same server specifications and resources, including CPU, RAM, memory, disk space.

The advantages of shared hosting is it’s ease of use. Shared hosting are usually managed by the server company, and so users do not need to worry about security, upgrades and maintenance.

The disadvantages of shared hosting however, is a lack of server control and performance. Users generally have no root access to the server. If the server is down, all the websites hosted on the same server would share the same downtime, that generally translates to the loss of profits. As we always say, don’t put all the eggs in the same basket. Shared hosting is also difficult to scale, since the resources are shared. Say for example, if you wish to have a new gym equipment in the common gym room, you’d have to go through several rounds of discussion with everyone else in the apartment building, which takes too much time and effort. Data security is also not guaranteed. When one website is infested with viruses or invaded by hackers, the rest of the websites would be affected too.

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Pros and Cons of Shared Hosting


2.0 Dedicated Hosting

A dedicated hosting, or dedicated server, is a type of web hosting service that rents out an entire server to a client. You will not be sharing the server with anyone else. It is like living in your own house. You don’t have to share the property with anyone. And you have full rights and access to the server resources. You are free to configure the hosting environment to the exact specifications that suit your needs and wishes.

The upside of dedicated hosting is rather obvious. You have access to superior performance. Of course the performance aspect would still depend largely on the specifications of the server. However, because you’re not sharing the server resources with anyone, websites hosted on your dedicated server would run faster and smoother. Naturally, your data is more secure since no one else have access to your dedicated server. On top of that, a reliable web hosting provider offers a quick and easy problem-solving through a professional 24/7 customer support team.

The downside of having a dedicated server is that it requires you to have a certain degree of technical knowledge in terms of maintaining a server. So, a dedicated server is not at all recommended to a beginner. A dedicated server is also one of the most costly option among all server hosting.

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Pros and Cons of Dedicated Hosting


3.0 VPS (Virtual Private Server) Hosting

A Virtual Private Server or VPS is a virtual environment that runs on its own Operating System (OS), typically on Linux or Windows. Unlike a dedicated server that operates fully on one mother computer, the mother computer of a VPS is divided into multiple compartments. Think of living in a low-density condominium. Although these compartments share the same server, the server specifications and resources are allocated individually and separately for each compartment. Hence this makes VPS a more affordable solution compared to a dedicated server.

The pros of a VPS hosting is that users still have access to great server performance, despite a more affordable price. It also offers more data security compared to shared hosting. Plus, users get individual access to root server and the freedom to customize your own VPS.

However, this freedom of a self-managed VPS comes with a con. That is, you would need a certain degree of technical knowledge in order to configure the server. It could be rather difficult for a beginner who just started learning. But, some server hosting companies offer managed VPS, so you wouldn’t have to worry about managing or maintaining the server.

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Pros and Cons of VPS Hosting


4.0 Cloud Hosting

A cloud server is a type of web hosting service that is built, hosted and delivered through a cloud computing technology. Cloud servers have similar capabilities and functionality compared to a typical server, but cloud servers are accessed remotely from a cloud service provider. Think of renting a room from AirBnB. You rent the property for individual use. And you may be sharing property resources with the rest of the tenants. But unlike shared hosting, cloud hosting is built on more servers, hence you have the access to more server resources.

The benefits of cloud hosting is its great reliability. Not to say that cloud computing never breaks down, but malfunctions rarely happen. Cloud hosting is also extremely scalable and flexible. You can upgrade your server specifications to expand your use at anytime and anywhere you wish, since it can be accessed remotely. Cloud computing is not expensive at all. With the rapid technology development and a competitive market, cloud servers are not only getting more reliable, it is also becoming more affordable for commercial uses.

The only drawback of cloud hosting is that you would need advanced knowledge in server hosting in order to setup. However, at VPS Malaysia, we strive to provide you a convenient cloud hosting solution. It would only take you less than 5 minutes to set up your server without any prior technical knowledge. Just follow the step-by-step instructions on how to access your VPS provided by our welcome email upon completing your purchase.

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Pros and Cons of Cloud Hosting

5.0 How To Pick A Server That Best Suit Your Needs?

Whether you’re running an e-commerce business, or you’re a service provider, a website is a necessity in today’s market. A website engages your business audience in immersive story telling, shows off your portfolio, showcases your services/products offered, and generates profits from closing sales. So, having a website is definitely a must. But how do you pick the type of web hosting that best suit your needs?

  • Shared hosting is best suited for blogs and personal sites, that showcase your artistic designs or fashion styles.
  • VPS hosting is best suited for small to medium enterprises, whose website expects a certain amount of visitor’s traffic. VPS is also suitable for Forex traders who trade using Electronic Advisors (EAs).
  • Dedicated hosting is best suited for large businesses that expect high level of data security, as well as a huge amount of visitor’s traffic to the website.
  • Cloud hosting is great for any businesses. With the advanced technology and a competitive market, you generally don’t have to worry about having no technical knowledge about server hosting. A reliable web hosting service provider offers you the solution of having a convenient cloud hosting experience.

 

At VPS Malaysia, we never oversell our cloud VPS. We don’t boast our reputation.

If you’re not convinced, here, sign up for a 30-days trial.

If you’re unsatisfied with our services, you can get ALL your money back in 30 days.

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04 Sep 2018

How to Run ClamAV Antivirus Scan from cPanel

In this documentation, we can learn how to run ClamAV antivirus scan from cPanel.

1) Login to your website cPanel account.

2) Find the section ‘Advanced’.

 

3) Click on the icon ‘Virus Scanner’.

 

4) You will be brought to the page where you can scan your account.

* Please note that scans will automatically stop if they run for more than one day. *

 

5) Select the scan you want from the option and click the button ‘Scan Now’ to start.

 

6) You will be brought to the interface that shows the scanning status.

 

7) You will get the list of infected files in section ‘Infected Files’ once the scan is completed.

 

Following these procedures accordingly to run ClamAV scan from cPanel.

For further assistance, please kindly contact our support department. We will try our best to help you.

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14 Oct 2017

Setup Multiple MT4 Accounts on One VPS (From 1 – 200 MT4)

You must be aware about using a single MT4 but what about setup multiple MT4 accounts on the single VPS. You can take it very hard but setup multiple MT4 on a single VPS is easy with this guide. As you install a single MT4, in the same way you can install 50-200 MT4 terminals or more. However, if you need to run 50 MT4, 100 MT4, and 200 MT4 or more, you will need a powerful dedicated server. Our Forex Dedicated Server will be able to support large amount of MT4.

 

Steps 1: Download MT4 From your Broker and Install

The MT4 program can be downloaded directly either from the MT4 web site or through any of the large number of forex brokers that offer the program.

With a VPS server with 1GB RAM, you will be able to run at least 4-6 platforms at the same time. However, you have to note that you need a powerful VPS with higher specification for setting up 50 MT4. VPS Malaysia can provide you Forex VPS up to 128GB of RAM and 32 Cores of CPU.

 

Steps 2: Setup Multiple MT4 (Go to next steps if you are lazy)

You just have to consider that when you install the 2nd, 3rd or any other terminals after the first MT4 installation, you need to change this location to a unique folder name that does not exist already. For instance, if the installation folder for the first MT4 installation is C:\Program Files\Metatrader 4\, the installation folder for other MT4 would be like this:

  • C:\Program Files\Metatrader 4 – 1\
  • C:\Program Files\Metatrader 4 – 2\
  • C:\Program Files\Metatrader 4 – 3\

You can give folders whatever name you want, just make sure that each name is unique and keep all installation files in different folders.

When you run MT4 installation it will give you an option to change installation destination folder. A dialog box will appear with the “settings,” “cancel,” and “next” option. Once you select “Yes, I agree…” box, “Settings” button will become accessible.

When you click the “settings” button you’ll be taken to a page where you can change the MT4 installation destination folder. You can add number at the end of the “program group” as well. By that way each installation will have its own shortcut created in the programs list.

 

Steps 2 (Quick): Copy and Paste Multiple MT4

If you have one MT4 terminal installed, you can simply duplicate folders using the copy/paste command and renaming each folder as your wish. You can even use the CTRL+C and CTRL+V commands on your keyboard.

 

Setup Multiple MT4 Copy MT4

 

Open the folder wherever your MT4 platform is installed and locate the MT4 installation folder. The name would be “MetaTrader4.” Now what you have to do is select that folder, press the shortcut key to copy and paste to duplicate that folder. Rename it to “MetaTrader4 – 1” and repeat the process until you have the required number of terminals.

 

Setup Multiple MT4 Rename MT4

 

Once you have duplicated your MT4 folders you should run each terminal individually and set it up accordingly. Run by double click the metatrader.exe(or any other .exe file) inside the folder.

Though, it is easy to setup multiple MT4 but it requires time and effort to learn the program’s intricacies. You can contact VPS Malaysia to get the expertise on customization of your server with the exact number of MT4 accounts you need. I would like to know the server requirement I need!

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