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How to Transfer Files to VPS with SFTP (Windows,OS X,Linux)

Another way to connect to a Linux VPS is with SFTP, or FTP-over-SSH, not to be confused with FTPS. Because SFTP makes use of a graphical interface for viewing folders and folder trees, it is well-suited to transferring files to and from Linux VPS servers, without the need to install additional software like FTP. Executing […]

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How to Ping a VPS from Windows and Linux

Ping is a useful tool for checking if a VPS is online and responsive to outside connections. With certain exceptions, a server will always “ping” when it is online and available. To ping a VPS or another server, open Command Prompt on Windows, or Terminal on Mac OS X / Linux.Enter the IP address of the remote server with the ping command:ping Replace […]

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