The KVM server hosting my website went offline last month. Thinking the server might have crashed, I went to Virtualizor, the VPS control panel, to reboot the VPS. It did not solve the problem, so I proceeded with my disaster recovery plan.
To investigate what went wrong with my VPS, I came back to Virtualizor to enable VNC access. Having VNC access is like attaching a monitor and a keyboard to the server. It would allow me to see any error messages printed on the screen and login to check whether there are configuration errors.
I didn't see any error through VNC connection.
Thinking it might be a routing problem, I logged in with username and password, and ran a
To my surprise, the
traceroute was able to reach Internet destination.
Moreover, I can SSH into this server again.