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FAQ - VPS (Virtual Private Server)

If you have a VPS supplied by Bet Angel, some of the more common solutions to problems can be viewed here.

  • Do you offer a VPS service

    Yes we offer a number of packages to suit all requirments, please visit the link below for full details on all our VPS packages  https://www.betangel.com/vps/...

  • What is the difference between a VPS & a VPN?

    At Bet Angel we sell VPS which are remotely accessed computers somewhere on the internet. In our case, the VPS's are located in data centres in the UK with a high speed backbone. A backbone is simply ...

  • How do I turn off active hours on a VPS?

    The best way to stop your server from automatically installing updates is to use the command linen SCONFIG option: - https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mu/2016/10/25/__trashed/ Here is a more detaile...

  • I need to install dot net 3.5 on my VPS

    To install .net 3.5 please use the following steps: - Open 'Server Manager 'Click ' 2) Add roles and features 'Click 'Next' four times until the 'Select features' window has highlighted 'Features' on ...

  • My VPS time / clock is not accurate

    VPS clocks have a tendency to lose time so you should install a tool that will automatically synchronise your clock if it starts to 'drift' beyond a certain level. We use the following program and hav...

  • My VPS is becoming slow and unresponsive

    While a VPS can run 24/7 it will still require a restart every few weeks to maintain performance, or you may need to do this sooner if you begin to experience excess slow down. To restart it click the...

  • Connecting to a VPS

    We recommend the Microsoft RDP client for connecting to a VPS. It offers good functionality but remains simple to use. It is a matter of entering your IP address (Computer Name) and the supplied passw...

  • Error Code 6

    This error code appears if you have installed Bet Angel Server Edition on your local computer. The Server Edition will only work on a Bet Angel supplied VPS. You will need to uninstall Bet Angel and d...

  • How do I secure my DNS resolver against amplification attacks?

    Like any service on a dedicated server or VPS, a DNS resolver should be properly secured before being enabled. Linuxdistributions typically do not enable a DNS resolver by default, while Windows does....

  • Sound stops when using VPS

    Occasionally, when connected to a VPS via the Microsoft Remote Desktop Client the sound will stop working. This best fix is to restart the Remote Desktop session...