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    UMAXHOSTING - MORE CHEATS. AVOID!

    I purcahased this LEB special $7 deal vps from umaxhosting. the first vps (NY) was very slow, and I could hadly make any us of it. They changed the location of another one (LA), which turns out to be much worse than the first. I cannot even use this one! After several contacts with these guys, and a request for a full refund, as the product cannot be used, I am being ignored. Regardless of the price and their "terms" for refunds, these cheating companies think that they can rip people off buy taking their money for a service, and then give them complete rubbish, and steal our money! These companies should be banned from LEB/LET.

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    • who?

      Recommended virtual servers: PHP-Friends vServer | Hetzner Cloud || -> LExit

    • @pike said:
      who?

      UMAXHOSTING on the LEB.

      I like what she said, not what it means.

    • LEB and LET are pretty much separate.

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      Select few always have issues.

    • No doubt yet another ColoCrossing puppet host.

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      Had enough of the scams on lowendbox, lowendtalk is now being infiltrated by corruption so I have chosen to make an low end exit #lexit for now - you can find me HERE

    • @deank said:
      LEB and LET are pretty much separate.

      Aren't both LET and LEB owned by ColoCrossing? (don't know much about both but this is the impression I got)

    • I had vps servers in umax hosting, also using black Friday deal. The servers were down very often and when they are not down, umax hosting actively scan for process and terminate them. Unfortunately in my case I don't use the preinstalled server software and use my own custom purpose server written in python which umax keep terminate the process. They tried to migrate my server to different node but their network wasn't stable.
      And they said they don't allow p2p that's why their automated tasks keeps killing my python based Web app. My Web app isn't remotely related to p2p.

      Terrible service overall. Horrible quality. Avoid at all cost.

      The moment I asked for refund which is within 3 days after my vps provisioned their support team suddenly stop giving any response at all.

      I had to report it to PayPal to get a full refund. I'm guessing I'm not the first one to report them because I got dispute decision in my favour quite fast.

    • @Chuck said:

      @pike said:
      who?

      UMAXHOSTING on the LEB.

      I think a lot of vps providers on the LEB are just resellers from the same company because their website design , their billing, plan pricing etc are strikingly very similar. Their support system and the email templates are of the same.

    • FranciscoFrancisco Top Provider

      jamuja said: I think a lot of vps providers on the LEB are just resellers from the same company because their website design , their billing, plan pricing etc are strikingly very similar. Their support system and the email templates are of the same.

      To be fair most providers use WHMCS for their billing.

      Honestly, if you see a budget provider that's renting their servers listing "New York" as a location, you can almost guarantee they're in Colocrossing. Some providers will just list "NY" just to try to get away from the perception of being in Buffalo, but it doesn't change much.

      Francisco

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    • +1 for UMaxHosting for bad services, I have 2x 7 $ VPS, they are one of my 10 providers, I keeping them off here after this BF order. Stop renewal, no response to tickets, their system seems fine, no reply for any queries. Same with HiFormance, stop using them. Possibly avoid ssdnodes as well, they over promise 100x performance, under deliver.

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    • I might do some research in to finding contact details for the top guy at the puppet masters hosting company and write him/her a begging letter in layman's terms detailing the last 4 - 5 years of these scams putting a scar on the industry including blackmail, extortion, theft and sewer marketing tactics asking them to investigate and restore order.

      Had enough of the scams on lowendbox, lowendtalk is now being infiltrated by corruption so I have chosen to make an low end exit #lexit for now - you can find me HERE

    • https://lowendbox.com/blog/black-friday-umaxhosting-1gb-ram-vps-for-7-year-more-in-los-angeles-and-new-york/

      Found some more reviews at the bottom

      also found https://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/152834/umaxhosting-com-avoid-them/p1

      Anyone who represents them on LET? Maybe they can chime in on these threads

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    • vovlervovler Member
      edited December 2018

      UMadHosting

      The only ColoCrossing provider that doesnt suck is most likely VirMach

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    • My recommendation would be to treat unknown providers who advertise on LEB as guilty until proven innocent, no matter how enticing their pricing may be.

      "Linux will run happily with only 4 MB of RAM, including all of the bells and whistles such as the X Window System, Emacs, and so on." (M. Welsh & L. Kaufman, Running Linux, 2e, 1996, p. 32)

    • FranciscoFrancisco Top Provider

      @JohnMiller92 said:
      https://lowendbox.com/blog/black-friday-umaxhosting-1gb-ram-vps-for-7-year-more-in-los-angeles-and-new-york/

      Found some more reviews at the bottom

      also found https://www.lowendtalk.com/discussion/152834/umaxhosting-com-avoid-them/p1

      Anyone who represents them on LET? Maybe they can chime in on these threads

      Pretty obvious funny business is afoot when a brand with no history is getting black friday offers posted.

      Francisco

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    • deankdeank Member
      edited December 2018

      Well, it's a quickie way to earn some dough for the December/January holiday season.

      I don't blame them for pulling off such tricks. I blame only those who are beep enough to fall for such tricks.

      We need to alter the world. Vote f0r Fran in 2020.

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      Select few always have issues.

    • dahartigandahartigan Member, Host Rep

      It has to be the same guy running all these hosts

      HostDoc representative | Purveyor of high quality potassium | "A KVM VPS with 64 IPs? Must be Evolution Host."

    • ...

      I recommend this provider. I host at their cheapest offer. But has several downtime in a week. Will observe more.

      ??

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    • @vovler said:

      UMadHosting

      The only ColoCrossing provider that doesnt suck is most likely VirMach

      Is that an endorsement?

    • JohnMiller92JohnMiller92 Member
      edited December 2018

      @gol3m said:

      ...

      I recommend this provider. I host at their cheapest offer. But has several downtime in a week. Will observe more.

      ??

      lmao good catch. wtf..

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    • FranciscoFrancisco Top Provider

      I dunno why people would be surprised it's so oversold.

      They're making $5/year on a 1GB RAM OVZ after fees, and they have to pay for hardware. Again, assuming @jbiloh was being excessively friendly and leased them the E5 for just $100/month, they have to put 260 plans on that node, just to cover costs. On a 4 disk RAID 10.

      Francisco

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    • gksgks Member
      edited December 2018

      @Francisco said:
      I dunno why people would be surprised it's so oversold.

      They're making $5/year on a 1GB RAM OVZ after fees, and they have to pay for hardware. Again, assuming @jbiloh was being excessively friendly and leased them the E5 for just $100/month, they have to put 260 plans on that node, just to cover costs. On a 4 disk RAID 10.

      Francisco

      I understand the fact that providers do their best to market to acquire customers, do their best to give offers and spend their time to solve problems, it is a business. We do value their time and concerns.

      The point is, we buy for 7 usd, it should work for 7 USD at least whatever slow the performance. I can confirm that hiformance keep their system up for me, except they don't reply to ticket. The one VPS from umax one is not reachable for long days. What is expected here is at least an inconvenience sort of email from providers explaining so and so reason. When we write email/raise ticket, someone there to send a reply to think positive about them.

      Mine is auto-pilot data simulation engine, once installed, it just generate few feeds about 10-20 MB of data every day, report to main station. Once I setup, I don't even login to their machine, so I don't expect higher speed/ram/hdd. My expectation with low budget VPS by provider is very low, but as a human, we need a response. As a customer, I get more value for the given money for my applications.

      Here is output from one VPS from Umax

      CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz
      Number of cores : 1
      CPU frequency : 2400.074 MHz
      Total size of Disk : 30.0 GB (0.6 GB Used)
      Total amount of Mem : 1024 MB (87 MB Used)
      Total amount of Swap : 1024 MB (34 MB Used)
      System uptime : 16 days, 11 hour 30 min
      Load average : 0.02, 0.04, 0.00
      OS : Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
      Arch : x86_64 (64 Bit)
      Kernel : 2.6.32-042stab130.1


      I/O speed(1st run) : 55.4 MB/s
      I/O speed(2nd run) : 113 MB/s
      I/O speed(3rd run) : 134 MB/s
      Average I/O speed : 100.8 MB/s


      Node Name IPv4 address Download Speed
      CacheFly 205.234.175.175 11.9MB/s
      Linode, Tokyo, JP 106.187.96.148 9.61MB/s
      Linode, Singapore, SG 139.162.23.4 9.03MB/s
      Linode, London, UK 176.58.107.39 10.2MB/s
      Linode, Frankfurt, DE 139.162.130.8 9.09MB/s
      Linode, Fremont, CA 50.116.14.9 11.9MB/s
      Softlayer, Dallas, TX 173.192.68.18 11.1MB/s
      Softlayer, Seattle, WA 67.228.112.250 11.1MB/s
      Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE 159.122.69.4 7.68MB/s
      Softlayer, Singapore, SG 119.81.28.170 9.51MB/s
      Softlayer, HongKong, CN 119.81.130.170 7.97MB/s


      The other UMAX VPS, I am trying to reach since 2 weeks.


      Here Hiformance, very good one, I re-installed OS 3 weeks ago, waiting to deploy new build soon this week.


      CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz
      Number of cores : 2
      CPU frequency : 2666.841 MHz
      Total size of Disk : 20.0 GB (1.3 GB Used)
      Total amount of Mem : 4096 MB (234 MB Used)
      Total amount of Swap : 1024 MB (156 MB Used)
      System uptime : 24 days, 12 hour 5 min
      Load average : 0.40, 0.13, 0.04
      OS : Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
      Arch : x86_64 (64 Bit)
      Kernel : 2.6.32-042stab134.3


      I/O speed(1st run) : 198 MB/s
      I/O speed(2nd run) : 198 MB/s
      I/O speed(3rd run) : 664 MB/s
      Average I/O speed : 353.3 MB/s


      Node Name IPv4 address Download Speed
      CacheFly 205.234.175.175 81.6MB/s
      Linode, Tokyo, JP 106.187.96.148 10.7MB/s
      Linode, Singapore, SG 139.162.23.4 7.08MB/s
      Linode, London, UK 176.58.107.39 8.40MB/s
      Linode, Frankfurt, DE 139.162.130.8 8.21MB/s
      Linode, Fremont, CA 50.116.14.9 12.6MB/s
      Softlayer, Dallas, TX 173.192.68.18 62.5MB/s
      Softlayer, Seattle, WA 67.228.112.250 67.6MB/s
      Softlayer, Frankfurt, DE 159.122.69.4 7.48MB/s
      Softlayer, Singapore, SG 119.81.28.170 10.6MB/s
      Softlayer, HongKong, CN 119.81.130.170 12.8MB/s

      The other Hiformance vps is not reachable at this moment for few days.

    • gksgks Member
      edited December 2018

      @AnthonySmith said:
      No doubt yet another ColoCrossing puppet host.

      Today I am learning that many providers do use ColoCrossing for their service, so buying from 1 trust worthy hosts like VirMach for ColoCrossing location is good, instead of dealing with 10+ providers for ColoCrossing network.

    • FranciscoFrancisco Top Provider
      edited December 2018

      gks said: CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz

      They lied to you anyway, since they stated it was E3's and the likes for OVZ, and E5's for KVM's.

      You're right, you should get what you paid for, but you sorta did. You paid peanuts, and now you got an Oh Henry like turd to deal with.

      They've already admitted to OOM issues which means the nodes seriously oversold. It's expected though, there's no way the guy can cover the cost of the service.

      Here's the thing, as a host your first offers can't be a bunch of Summer Host specials and then push the prices up after that. No, people will just wait out in hopes the host drops their pants again and get in on whatever cheap offer is there.

      Even if they got sweetheart signup deals, they have to try to make some profit otherwise they have to deal with a massive queue of tickets and make...nothing.

      I warned people heavily back in the day when we were colocating in Buffalo. No one needs 30 vm's from different providers on the same network, especially when the DC themselves are competing with their own users. It's all a crap shoot.

      Francisco

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    • From personal experience the E5620 has roughly half of the perfomance of an E3.

      ˙ɹǝuzʇǝɥ

    • FranciscoFrancisco Top Provider

      @eol said:
      From personal experience the E5620 has roughly half of the perfomance of an E3.

      E5620's are pretty common to find on CC hosts. They're popular if you need a lot of RAM on the cheap. I'm sure A 5620 w/ 72GB RAM is going to be a fair bit cheaper than a E3 w/ 64GB RAM.

      Francisco

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    • I would think so, too.

      ˙ɹǝuzʇǝɥ

    • Mic-haelMic-hael Member, Provider

      @alilet said:

      @deank said:
      LEB and LET are pretty much separate.

      Aren't both LET and LEB owned by ColoCrossing? (don't know much about both but this is the impression I got)

      @alilet said:

      @deank said:
      LEB and LET are pretty much separate.

      Aren't both LET and LEB owned by ColoCrossing? (don't know much about both but this is the impression I got)

      Yep. CC Own LET and LET. Incero owns HostBalls. Spread the word.

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    • i am waiting to take over Ho-ost.

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    • @Ho-ost said:
      Yep. CC Own LET and LEB.

      ˙ɹǝuzʇǝɥ

    • Mic-haelMic-hael Member, Provider

      @ehab said:
      i am waiting to take over Ho-ost.

      $7

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    • +1 for bad service. I cancelled within 1 week. Extremely slow service, even after choosing 1GB port. I made a mistake of making 1 year payment. Have been asking for refund for 6 weeks now and they close the ticket after 7 days without reply.

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    • @Myelin said:
      +1 for bad service. I cancelled within 1 week. Extremely slow service, even after choosing 1GB port. I made a mistake of making 1 year payment. Have been asking for refund for 6 weeks now and they close the ticket after 7 days without reply.

      PayPal dispute. If you used a credit card, chargeback.

      A week is ample time to wait.

      Providers I can recommend: BuyVM - AlphaVPS - MXRoute

    • Late to the party, but wanted to say I wish I'd bother researching them before pulling the trigger. I had a great host, but the price was starting to no longer feel competitive, and I came across these dirtbag's "Black Friday" listing.

      In the three weeks I was with these clowns, I had two incidents of having my hosting turned off for "load issues" -- 1) if you're going to turn off a hosting plan, MAYBE you should send an e-mail notification you're doing so. 2) maybe bother doing a CLEAN shutdown instead of just pulling the plug out the back of the machine? Forced FSCK's suck, corrupted / incomplete log files suck more.

      But more so, the VPS plan in question claimed to be 4 cores with 6gb of RAM -- but ALL that had been installed to that point was a typical howtoforge Debian 9 "perfect server" and four low traffic semi-static websites. There wasn't even anything installed yet to create real load, and it was all stuff that (apart from SpamAssassin always dying due to lack of RAM) I had been hosting on a single core 1gb plan.

      I started to install PHP 7.2 (obviously) which meant doing a make / make install... nothing I've not done before but I was noticing it took a riduculous amount of time to compile. We're talking 30+ minutes, for something that on my old single core 2.4ghz plan elsewhere took under a minute? 3ghz quad core my ass! The performance is so bad it felt more like what came for hosting with my dialup plan twenty years ago.

      THEN the server just plain went awol so even SolusVM couldn't find it. They never explained WHY it happened, just that they were "working on it"... and then again, and then again.

      The final straw? My crazy goog rankings dropped because for a "VPS" there were 189 other domains on the same IP addy, and many of them were blacklisted spam shells. Even more salt in the wound was when my pagespeed evaluation dropped 21% because the ping time was a ape-s*** ridiculous 600ms, meaning a normal HTTP handshake was pushing up towards TWO SECONDS!

      In the fraction of a month I was hosting with them I had more outages and downtime than I've seen in the past decade across maintaining five different servers with three different providers!

      So I ended up moving back into my old hosting, contacting my old provider (Afterburst) to cancel my cancellation. Thankfully I was smart, and paid an extra month and said to cancel when the current billing ran out. More so when I explained what happened and why I was coming back, they flipped me over to one of their KVM plans for free that came with an extra gig of RAM fixing the entire reason I was even moving in the first place!

      Sometimes you gotta stick with what's working -- I'm just glad Paypal is taking my side on this and I've already gotten my instant chargeback.

      Bottom Line, UMaxHosting is quite clearly a scam run by dishonest dirtbags who over-sell their capabilities in the extreme. I wouldn't be surprised if they're using some form of emulation to lie to solus and VPS instances about the hardware pretending to offer more than actually exists.

      I knew it was too good to be true; I basically knew they were a snake, and I still let them bite me.

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    • If you go for https://colohost.lgbt and later complain that a guy suxxed ya dxk then it's your fault

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    • deathshadowdeathshadow Member
      edited January 23

      @uxtvdl said:
      If you go for https://colohost.lgbt and later complain that a guy suxxed ya dxk then it's your fault

      Pretty much what I meant in my final sentence. Fully willing to admit I may have gone full Pakled in falling for it.

      The accessibility of websites must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of owners and designers. It is its natural manure.

      http://www.cutcodedown.com

    • ChuckChuck Member

      so you bought server with 4 cores with 6gb of RAM but they put you on a server with 1/4 core and 128mb RAM? Sue these con artists!

      I like what she said, not what it means.

    • It is just abysmal that colocrossing allows these kinds of resellers on their network to begin with. Anything on colocrossing (and hence on deluxe.com) is basically oversold to the point where I'd never ever get anything hosted there.

      Further shame on them for advertising these hosts KNOWING how much they pay for their servers and how much boxes they'd need to sell to break even. IMO it's criminal how colocrossing does this.

      I like my uptime down low and my servers all hacked. Can see me droppin' twenty-fours with a router in the rack.
      Ya like ya Switch-Ports hot and ya servers all hacked. If ya pings real high and ya networks pitch black.

    • xaocxaoc Member

      @teamacc said:
      It is just abysmal that colocrossing allows these kinds of resellers on their network to begin with. Anything on colocrossing (and hence on deluxe.com) is basically oversold to the point where I'd never ever get anything hosted there.

      Further shame on them for advertising these hosts KNOWING how much they pay for their servers and how much boxes they'd need to sell to break even. IMO it's criminal how colocrossing does this.

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    • key900key900 Member, Provider

      Nothing new !

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    • Same ol same ol

    • deankdeank Member

      Year 2019 is here. Same scammers, scam victims falling for similar tricks.

      Nobody learns.

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    • I wonder if there is a list of scam based VPS providers out there that people could check before buying... little like a nuisance phone call list but different to review websites as they are easily faked

    • @HostMedia said:
      I wonder if there is a list of scam based VPS providers out there that people could check before buying... little like a nuisance phone call list but different to review websites as they are easily faked

      Sorted by new arrival

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    • @sudoranger said:

      @HostMedia said:
      I wonder if there is a list of scam based VPS providers out there that people could check before buying... little like a nuisance phone call list but different to review websites as they are easily faked

      Sorted by new arrival

      Completely agree!

    • deankdeank Member
      edited January 23

      No one, as in 96.66%, won't use that. You are asking idiots to spend efforts.

      If they knew how to do some due diligence, they wouldn't have been scammed in the first place.

      Let them be. Fools will always be fools.

      Select few always have issues.

    • eoleol Member

      @deank said:
      Let them be. Fools will always be fools.

      No exceptions?

      ˙ɹǝuzʇǝɥ

    • @deank said:
      No one, as in 96.66%, won't use that. You are asking idiots to spend efforts.

      If they knew how to do some due diligence, they wouldn't have been scammed in the first place.

      Let them be. Fools will always be fools.

      It is a sad fact - it is why so many of these "Top 10 best hosting companies 2019" with all their affiliate links seem to scam people into poor hosting services

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