How to Host a File

This is a super quick and easy way to host a file on your server. In this example we will be using CentOS 6 32bit as our VPS operating system.

What you need:

1. A link to the file you want to host. Example:

The web server should be already running. To find out, just visit "http://yourserverip". You should see the default webpage.


1. SSH into your server.

2. Get the file onto your server.

# wget

3. Move the file to your web server folder.

# mv /var/www/html/


Your new download link will be: http://yourserverip/

Because the web server is already running on your server when the operating system was initially installed, hosting a file on your server is as easy as getting the file, and moving it to the right place.



Was this answer helpful?

 Print this Article

Also Read

Java error

"Could not reserve enough space for object heap"This error occurs because Java thinks that your...

How to block port 25

If you are not sending email from your VPS, you may want to block access to port 25. This can...

rsyslogd CPU Use

rsyslogd has been known to occasionally eat up 100%+ CPU on VPS platforms. If you see this...

Can I buy additional storage or bandwidth?

Additional Bandwidth:Yes. If you need more just open up a ticket with Sales and we can help you...

TUN Support (TUN/TAP)

How to enable TUN support on your VPS:1. Go into the Server Management Control Panel.2. Go to...