Last update: Jun 2021ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

This Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") governs your use of the Services and is incorporated by reference into HostAnvil.com’s Terms of Service. Unless otherwise stated, defined terms in this AUP have the meanings provided in the Terms of Service. HostAnvil.com may modify this AUP at any time without notice. The services provided by HostAnvil.com may only be used for lawful purposes. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with your use of the Services. HostAnvil.com reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Any material that in our judgment violates this AUP in any manner may be removed from our servers (or otherwise disabled), with or without notice. Failure to respond to an email from our abuse department within the specified time period in our email to you may result in the suspension or termination of the services.

ILLEGAL USE

Host Anvil services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. Host Anvil reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrong doing.

THREATS

Using of the Host Anvil services to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property. Harassment using of the Host Anvil services to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.

FORGERY OR IMPERSONATION

Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.

FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY

Use of Host Anvil service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes” and “chain letters.”

UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS

Use of the Host Anvil service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of Host Anvil or another entity’s computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the offending Host Anvil account is subject to immediate termination and further investigation.

NETWORK DISRUPTIONS AND UNFRIENDLY ACTIVITY

Use of the Host Anvil service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use Host Anvil services or the Internet. This includes “Denial of Service” (DoS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited. It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or inappropriate actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner. Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual’s computer system will result in immediate account termination. Host Anvil will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.

FRAUD

Fraud involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it. Fraud is strictly prohibited and offenses will be investigated. Third-party Links, Sites and Services Our Products may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, special offers, or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by Host Anvil. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access any third party website, service, or content from Host Anvil, you do so at your own risk and you agree that Host Anvil will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content.

PROHIBITED USAGE

Hosting services provided by Host Anvil are not to be used for any of the following: pornography, file sharing/repositories/storage, fraudulent activity, extortion or blackmail. Clients utilizing this service may also not upload any sort of malicious scripts/software; this includes the following but not limited to items involving phishing, backdoors, CPU/memory eating scripts and more. The service may only be used for the purpose of hosting a website/web application. It may not be used as a central source for providing clients with mod content (Arma 3, for instance).

DISK RESOURCE USE

Disk space provided in associated with our web hosting services may only be used for files and content in direct operation of the website, web applications or game servers being hosted. The disk space provided cannot be used for file sharing, storing backups, or anything unrelated to the operation of the website/web application.

If you have any questions about any policies mentioned here, please contact us here.

Frequently Asked Questions Have a question? The answer might be below.
What is a VPS?

A Virtual Private Server or VPS is a server that acts like a physical computer, but is virtual, and runs on another physical computer. These servers can do almost anything a physical server can, but for a fraction of the cost.

I purchased a server, what do I do now?

If you purchased a server using Linux you can SSH into it using a tool known as Putty, or you can use our control panel located here.

What can I do with my server?

There are plenty of uses for a server: A Game Server for playing with your friends, a File Server for storing backups and distributing files, a Webserver for hosting websites, A Video Streaming Server for streaming TV and movies, or even remote workstation.

Can I upgrade my server?

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Can I test a VPS or get a trial?

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I still need help

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