What is CentOS

CentOS is a Linux distribution that endeavors to give a free, venture class, group bolstered processing platform practically good with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). In January 2014, CentOS declared the official joining with Red Hat while remaining autonomous from RHEL, under another CentOS overseeing board.

For those small business owners who need an enterprise class OS without the cost of certification, it plays the most important role as It closely resembles the look and feels of Fedora Core. It typically provides more widely used versions of packages and applications by which package management is achieved via RPM or the YUM utility. For hosting resellers, it is one of the best options for enterprise-class distribution, stability, and well-tested and widely-used software.

Available Architectures:

  • INSTANT PROVISIONING ›› Service is setup and ready to use in just a few minutes after payment
  • ON-DEMAND OS RELOADS ›› Reload the VPS operating system any time, even change distributions
  • ROOT ACCESS (SSH) ›› Complete administrative control of the server, including applications and software
  • BACKUP MANAGEMENT ›› Access daily snapshots, manage your own backups, restore, clone, datacenter migration, and more…
  • RESCUE CONSOLE ›› Out of band SSH console to access VPS server
  • MANY MORE ›› Reverse DNS, Detailed Statistics, On-the-fly Adjustable Resources…

Generally any software that will run on a Linux dedicated server will run in an OpenVZ based CentOS VPS environment.

Below are some examples of common software our customers are running in their VPSs:

Every CentOS VPS is provisioned with a static IPv6 address in addition to a static IPv4 address. This allows all IPv6 compatible applications and services running in the VPS to be accessible to clients on native (or tunneled) IPv6 networks.

With IPv4 address space depleting fast, be ahead of the transition to IPv6.

Dahdi (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) timing can optionally be enabled for any CentOS VPS. This facilitates supporting certain functionality within the Asterisk PBX software, including conferencing. Several FAQ articles are provided in our Knowledgebase outlining the compilation procedure if building Asterisk from source.

Other PBX software can be installed in a CentOS VPS as well, including:

or software to provide GUI-based configuration, billing, or predictive dialer capabilities to Asterisk:

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