ServerBite FAQ

Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQ

Do I need a virtual private server?

Whether you have outgrown shared hosting or are looking for an affordable alternative to dedicated server hosting, there is a good chance that a virtual private server will fit your needs and your budget better than any other hosting solution.

When will my server be ready?

Within 5 seconds! Your virtial private server will be provisioned and ready to use in just 5 seconds from the time you confirm your order.

Can I resell web space on my VPS?

The virtual private server you have with ServerBite is yours and you can certainly resell space within the VPS.

Are your VPS-servers scalable?

Yes! If you are anticipating growth you should consider the use of a virtual private server. The capacity of a VPS can easily be increased to meet your needs. The applications and data that reside on your VPS can be easily moved to larger and / or to additional servers. Mirroring and load balancing servers is also an option.

Does ServerBite offer backup?

Of course we do! Every VPS-server from ServerBite comes with backup as an available add-on that features managed and fully automated backups. Our backup system includes a total of three slots (night, weekly & monthly) plus a user defined snapshot. Monthly pricing for the backup service is $8 / €6.

Do you provide Console accesS?

Oh Yes! - from your control panel you can initiate a connection (web-based console access) using your browser to logon directly to your server. This is especially helpful if you locked yourself out or misconfigured your network settings.

Can I buy additional IPs?

Sure you can! All VPS-servers from ServerBite include one IPv4 address. If you need additional IP addresses, you can send us an email and provide technical justification. Additional IPs are $3.00 / €2.00 per month.

Can I order and control my domains using your DNS?

We maintain a laser focus on servers. Domain names and DNS is something others do way better than us :)

How much monthly bandwidth is included with my server?

The monthly transfer or bandwidth quota is 320GB for the smallest servers (256 MB and 512 MB). For the 1 GB server and above it's 640 GB montly transfer. And for the 4 GB server it's 1280 GB per month. However, our quotas are soft, meaning if you go over by a few GB we will not do anything drastic. We also let you know when you have reached your monthly usage. You can order extra bandwidth as needed.

Who wrote the ServerBite Manager?

The ServerBite Manager is a custom software that has been coded from scratch by our talented in house programmers.

How is my server billed?

We accept MasterCard and VISA. We expect to start accepting PayPal soon. We charge your credit card automatically on the same date every month until you decide to cancel. There are no contracts and you can cancel any time.

Can I run an IRC server on ServerBite?

No. The only thing we actually filter is IRC. You will not be able to connect to or host any IRC servers.

Does the OS count as disk space?

Your operating system files will count toward your disk space allocation. Linux operating system templates require approx. 2-3 GB of disk space. Windows require approx. 7 GB.

Why should I get a VPS?

The advantages of using a VPS include:

  • Improved reliability
  • Increased Security
  • Full freedom
  • Much lower cost compared to a dedicated server

The most significant benefit is flexibility.