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OpenVZ overwriting /etc/hosts file

If you find that the /etc/hosts file getting over written (I have found this happening in Virtuzzo and HyperVM servers already) ensure that you add the additional entries above the following comment line which you see in /etc/hosts file. # Auto-generated hostname....

Memory issue after OS upgrade?

Out of memory? Did you upgrade your OS recently? Then carefully have a look at ps -auwx output for memory consumption. Today I found that initscripts package owned minilogd was eating up almost 70% of the server resources on a VPS running on OpenVZ virtualization....
Setting up a LAN inside OpenVZ Hardware Nodes

Setting up a LAN inside OpenVZ Hardware Nodes

Configuring server network is always a fun. There is a good chance of getting disconnected from the remote servers if you’re working from a remote place on a production server. I have worked on OpenVZ for quite a long time now. But I had never  got to...