On virtual private servers a kernel upgrade may not be possible and it may vary depending on the technology used and on the host. OpenVZ does not use its own kernel and upgrading your package can cause errors. You should let your host CloudOye to update the kernel sporadically.
When you host your website on a VPS platform you get complete control. As you are aware, you have complete administrative control over your server space and have the liberty to configure the settings. You can install software applications of your choice on your server kernel which you find necessary for your business.
However,you have to make sure you comply with the rule wherein you are not allowed to install any software that will change or upgrade the kernel on the VPS server.You also have to make sure that you are complying with the terms and conditions that are laid by the hosting company. With a reliable provider you will not have any security issues and you can avail their assistance at any point of time.
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