the admin team: Fusl(she, her, hers), mt(he, him, his) and WilliamDotAT(he, him, his)
the support team: Basically everyone in the main channel willing to help and with some more or less basic idea on what's going on and how things work
Requirements for requesting a FuslVZ container
You need to be invited by an existing FuslVZ user who had their containers for at least 3 months. If you don't know such a user, feel free to join the main channel and ask around if someone is willing to invite you.
Being a freenode member for at least 1 year (you can check that by doing /msg NickServ INFO [your nickserv name] and checking the "Registered" field) or being a good, non abusive or trusted user (having mode +v) in #fnalerts
Being able to administrate/manage and secure a plain linux installation without any webinterface software
You must be at least 15 years old (but it not only depends on your age, but mostly on your behavior). The admin team reserve the right to ask for your ID or similar if they think you're too young. You're not required to hand out such documents, however, not doing so might significantly reduce your chance of getting a container.
Read the Other FAQ part of this website. It explains the things most often asked by FuslVZ users.
Once you get your login details for the VPS Control Panel, you need to log in at least once per month or your VPS will get suspended or deleted. You also need to make sure that you keep your username updates in the control panel (Company = "freenode user *your NickServ username here*").
Things which are forbidden to do/host/run on FuslVZ containers
Outbound DoS attacks
Any content/site/service/action illegal in Austria, England, Ukraine or United States
Any Trojan/Botnet executables, dropzones or C&C servers
Tor exit relays, no exceptions
Spam (any mail without confirmed double opt-in as well as IP log of opt-in - Requests for this data from us HAVE to be fulfilled)
Fake shops (for example Nike, Adidas, etc. clones)
Obvious copyright violations (movies, music,
Installing or using any kind of nulled, stolen or cracked software
Outbound port or network scans
Pornographic content picturing minors (under 18), this includes soft pornography and nudity as well
Excessive resource abuse
Forwarded abuse messages have to be strictly followed. Violating any of these rules will result in suspension or termination of your container and will get your freenode user banned permanently from using FuslVZ containers.
SLA, uptime, service info and support
We run the systems based on a best-effort policy. We do not offer SLA or uptime guarantee.
Although we try our best, we can not guarantee that this service can be provided forever, so please expect that it can disappear at any time and make backups, backups and moar backups!
Support (if any at all) is also based on a best-effort policy and mainly done in the main channel if it does not involve any personal information like real names, mail addresses, passwords, etc. Please talk to the admin team first in the main channel and ask them there if it's okay to be private messaged before doing so! Nobody from the admin team, support team or users are under and obligation to reply to your support requests.
Permanently begging owners, staffers or supporters for help or even highlighting them without reason will result in suspension or even instant termination of your service without warning.
To request a FuslVZ container, please tell us the following details into the main channel (please don't include your email address, an owner or staffer will ask you for your mail address as soon as we approve your request).
Your country - Where do you come from/what country do you live in?
Who invited you - Requesting a container requires an invite from an existing FuslVZ user, please don't request a container if you don't have an invite from someone and their explicit permission
What applications are you planning to run on your container?
Expected resource usage - How much resources do you expect to be using approximately (RAM, CPU, HDD, Disk I/O, Network Speed)? (Note: Containers will always be delivered with the default resource config)
What hostname do you wish to use for your new container?
Preferred pod - Which pod (see the list of Pods above)
Some notes before you go ahead and request a container:
Please keep your request as short as possible. Something like
My request: City, Country / Name from #channel on irc.network / PHP, Node, MySQL / Very low / webserver / UA-IEV-A
will give you a way better chance to get approved than
Hello, my name is Who Ever, I come from Where Ever, ...
After requesting your FuslVZ container, please stay in the channel and don't change your nick! Otherwise, your request will be treated as canceled.
Permanently begging owners, staffers, supporters or users for your FuslVZ container will just unnecessary delay your request or it will be silently ignored. A request once every 6 hours is okay but not desirable if you already can see that our team is busy right now.
You will get a response by private message, but please ask any further requests in the main channel!
Once you get a response, it will look somewhat like:
free<NickServ username> ABCdef012xyz Main IP Address 126.96.36.199 IPv6 Subnets xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxx::xx:x/64 Root Password XYZ012DeFaBc
Where the first and the second lines are your login details for the SolusVM control panel (see below for the URL).
The third and fourth line is the IP(v4) and the IPv6 address of your FuslVZ container and the last line is the SSH root password for your FuslVZ container.
It might take up to a minute until your container is reachable, but usually not more than around 10-20 seconds. - Please let us know if this is not the case and we'll take a look into it.
Bring your own IPv4 and/or IPv6 prefixes!
We offer BGP sessions along with your containers at no extra fee. Interested? Contact the admin team on the main channel to get you set up!
Checklist for getting started:
If you have an active AS number:
RIPE RIR AS: Add our AS (204136) to your routing policy - Example:
import: from AS204136 accept ANY
export: to AS204136 announce AS12345
Any other RIR AS: Sign a LOA document allowing our AS (204136) at FuslVZ Ltd to route your prefix announcements originating from your own AS.
Let us know your AS number and the container IPs from where you want to announce your prefixes from
If you only have one or more IPv4/IPv6 prefixes:
Allow our mntner to create route objects for your prefix
Let us know your prefixes and the container IPs from where you want to announce your prefixes from
Note: If you have no AS number, we'll strip out your (private, auto-generated) AS number on your BGP session so that prefixes announcements will appear as originating from our AS (204136). Fairnode offers provider-independent RIPE AS number registrations at a one-time fee.
IPv6 prefixes of size /40 can be requested from ip6.im.
Each active FuslVZ user is allowed to invite one other user within one month, but only 3 month after initial registration
The SolusVM panel for stopping, (re)starting, reinstalling, and otherwise controlling your FuslVZ container is reachable at https://panel.fuslvz.ws/.
Servers are hosted on Fusl's rented server at Colocall in Ukraine (Kiev) and QuickPacket in United States (Atlanta).
Outbound TCP traffic on destination ports 25, 465 and 587 is blocked by default to prevent containers from sending spam e-mails. If you want to run a non-abusive mail server on your container, please contact Fusl in the main channel and we'll be happy to unblock those ports for you after some identity verification.
Some applications are designed to run only on newer kernel versions or by interfacing with the kernel. If you believe that your application should run inside an OpenVZ container regardless of its requirements, please Google around a bit or ask the support team in the main channel for some help.
The reverse DNS for any of your IPv4 and IPv6 addresses can be changed from within the control panel.
The hostname for any of your containers can be changed from within the control panel.
TUN/TAP and PPP are enabled by default - There is no need to enable it from within the control panel and as such the option has been disabled.
If you need more IPv4 addresses or IPv6 subnets, please request them with some more information (planned usage, etc.) in the main channel.