I upgrade from a FreeBSD or BSD/OS Virtual Private Server
to a Solaris VPS?
Yes, you can upgrade; however, the process is not automatic.
In order to upgrade, you will have to order a Solaris
VPS, transfer your content, files, configurations, etc.,
move your domain name, and then terminate your existing
In the near future, we will have a 'Shadow' process much
like the one we currently use for migrating from BSD/OS
are the details of the Solaris VPS?
SPARC Ultra AXI 440 MHz
1 GB RAM
36 GB drives
Operating System: Solaris 2.6
Web Server: Apache 1.3.12
FTP Server: ProFTP
Mail Server: sendmail
many subhosts can the Solaris VPS support?
The same subhosting recommendations for the FreeBSD VPS
apply to the Solaris VPS.
Solaris Standard: 25 subhosts
Solaris Pro: 60 subhosts
Of course the same guidelines and limitations of subhosting
also apply to the Solaris VPS. The Server Administrator
is responsible for managing the load created by multiple
Although the Solaris VPS will support subhosts, the intended
purpose of this product is to support a single user with
more complex web site requirements.
system resources are allocated to each Solaris VPS?
Disk Space: 400 MB
Processes: 64 processes (25 httpd processes)
Disk Space: 800 MB
Processes: 96 processes (40 httpd processes)
there an E-Commerce shopping cart available for the Solaris
There is not currently a shopping cart add-on available
directly from NTT/VERIO. You can, however, purchase a variety
of shopping carts that run on the Solaris operating system.
We are planning to add Mercantec's SoftCart in January
the Solaris VPS support Java Servlets and Java Server
We anticipate making servlets and JSPs available via Apache's
Jakarta-Tomcat project. These add-ons are scheduled to
be available by January 9, 2001.
will Allaire ColdFusion be available?
NTT/VERIO will be offering ColdFusion Enterprise v4.5 on the
Solaris VPS. Clients can lease ColdFusion for approximately
£15 per month. ColdFusion is planned to be available on
the Solaris Virtual Server by January 9, 2001.
will Chili!Soft ASPs be available?
Much like NTT/VERIO's ColdFusion offering, we will also be
providing Chili!Soft ASPs on the Solaris VPS. Pricing
is yet to be determined, but it will be monthly recurring
fee of less than £20. Chili!Soft ASPs is planned to be
available on the Solaris VPS by January 15, 2001.