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 Can I customize my RAM/CPU/HDD space?

Yes, we scale servers through different-level Block packages. To increase the server's capability...

 Can I stream video of sporting events or commercial content?

Not unless you have licensed the content. Broadcasting copyrighted video without the permission...

 Can I use my own Windows or cPanel license instead of one issued by DotBlock?

While we understand your desire to use a license which you have already obtained, we can only...

 Can I use my server for mail?

Yes, all of our servers can be used for email applications. We allow users to utilize any mail...

 Do I have full "root" access to my server?

Yes. On Linux based systems you have full "root" access. In Windows environments you have full...

 During signup there is a "hostname" field. What do I put there?

In this field, you should enter the label or nickname for your server. Many users opt to specify...

 How can I tell what my needs will be in terms of blocks?

If migrating a server and looking for an estimate, relaying the hardware specifications you...

 How long does it take to move an account to DotBlock?

This depends on a large number of factors; account size, number of accounts, ease of migration...

 How many CPU cores are provided with a DotBlock VPS?

Our Block 1 package has 1 core and our Block 2 package has 2 cores. For every additional 4 blocks...

 I am having difficulty signing up on your website. What can I do?

If you are having trouble signing up on our website, please do not hesitate to contact us via...

 I'm not familiar with Linux. What are my options?

There is software for Linux based systems called cPanel. This gives you an easy to use, graphical...

 What are the benefits of a VPS?

Scalability: VPS is a great intermediate step between shared and dedicated hosting, as it allows...

 What is cPanel/WHM?

The cPanel/WHM software suite is a graphical front end for server management. It makes...

 What is meant by Unmetered Bandwidth?

Unmetered bandwidth essentially means you can utilize as much bandwidth as physically possible in...

 What is the maximum download speed from your service?

Your VPS resides on a full 100mbit capable line. Maximum download speed would be in the range of...

 Where are your servers located?

We have datacenters in the following locations:Clifton Park, NYChicago, ILSan Jose, CAAmsterdam,...

 Why does Microsoft Windows cost more?

Microsoft Windows is a commercial, closed-source product, and requires a monthly licensing fee to...

 Would clients see DotBlock.com advertised on my server?

No. Whether you choose a cPanel or Windows based server management software, they are both...