CentOS is a free operating system distribution based upon the Linux kernel. It is derived entirely from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution. We provide the latest CentOS versions.
– CentOS (32-bit and 64-bit)
– CentOS (64-bit) with cPanel
Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and distributed as free and open source software. It is named after the Southern African philosophy of Ubuntu (“humanity towards others”).
– Ubuntu (32-bit or 64-bit)
Debian is a computer operating system composed of software packages released as free and open source software especially under the GNU General Public License and other free software licenses. The primary form, Debian GNU/Linux, which uses the Linux kernel and GNU OS tools, is a popular and influential GNU/Linux distribution.
– Debian (32-bit and 64-bit)
Fedora is an RPM-based, general purpose operating system built on top of the Linux kernel, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat. The Fedora Project’s mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community.
– Fedora (32-bit or 64-bit)
Additional IP Address R250/month
Our virtual servers are provisioned with 1 IP address. You may require additional IP addresses for nameserver or SSL use. We will not issue IP addresses for SEO usage, justification is required for all additional IP addresses.
cPanel License R350/month
Simplify the management of your VPS with a cPanel/WHM license. This will allow you to manage all aspects of your server via a control panel and will also allow you to resell web hosting to clients and create web hosting reseller accounts to sell to other resellers.
How long does it take to setup my account?
Accounts are setup instantly if paid via EFT payments and will be manually processed once proof has been sent to email@example.com. You will receive your welcome email with all the necessary details within an hour of your payment during business hours and up to 8 hours after hours.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept the following forms of payment: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
My website is currently hosted with another provider, will you be able to move my data over?
Yes, we offer a free migration service, this process is streamlined by our expert technical support team! We will move your website files, databases, emails (if possible), etc. from your old web hosting account to your new Exceptional Host account. Once your order is activated, simply submit a ticket to migrations department requesting the migration. Please include your existing login details that we would require. This only applies to shared and reseller hosting accounts making use of cPanel. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss VPS migrations.
What is your minimum contract period?
We have no set minimum contract period, our hosting is billed from month to month, or at your selected billing cycle.
What do I do if I’m not happy with your service?
We’re confident that you will not be disappointed with our service. However, in the event that you are disappointed with our service, we offer a 30 day money back guarantee.
Do you allow the hosting of adult content?
We have no problems in hosting adult e-commerce websites on our servers. However there are some restrictions on what can be classed as “adult content”; the content must be legal, and comply with SA laws. Anything that we consider too graphic or depicts the abuse of children, your account will be suspended immediately. Membership based adult websites/forums are strictly disallowed. If you’re unsure please contact sales.
I’ve been told to secure my shopping website hosting with an SSL certificate, how do I do this?
An SSL certificate is an encrypted method which encrypts any data between the server and the client. We can provide you with an SSL certificate for R440/year including installation. This price excludes the static IP address which will be required to run the SSL certificate.
What is your uptime guarantee?
We offer a 99.9%+ uptime guarantee as per our Service Level Agreement (SLA). If your site isn’t available 99.9% of the time within a given month, we will give you a pro-rated credit for the downtime.