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The Server Overview in manage is the launch pad for the rest of the Manage functionality. Each active server is listed in the overview, and grouped according to the type of server it is.
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Reading Time: < 1 minuteThe Manage interface is Liquid Web’s Account and Cloud Management Portal. From Manage, it is possible to control all of your servers and services, whether your deployment is one Cloud VPS or a combination of many dedicated servers and other cloud services.
Manage will help you administer your private network, VPN (Virtual Private Network), CDN (Content Delivery Network), firewalls, upgrades, and much more!
- These instructions are intended specifically for logging into Liquid Web’s Account and Cloud Management Portal, called Manage.
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Liquid Web allows additional IP addresses to be added to your server for a minimal fee. Having multiple IP addresses on your server can be useful when needing to differentiate domains hosted on your server. With multiple IPs you can set up advanced firewall configurations, use different hostnames with reverse DNS and more.
In any case, if you need to add more IPs to your server Liquid Web provides a simple process through our Manage interface.
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In an effort to help our customers, we have recently made updates to the billing and payment sections of our Manage interface. With these changes, we hope to make reading and paying your Liquid Web bill a more streamlined and straightforward experience.
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Manage is Liquid Web’s Account and Cloud Management Portal. From Manage, it is possible to control your servers and services, whether your deployment is a single Storm® VPS (Virtual Private Server), or a combination of several Liquid Web Dedicated servers or other Clustered servers and services. Manage will help you administer your private network, VPN (Virtual Private Network), CDN (Content Delivery Network), firewalls, upgrades, and much more!
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- These instructions are intended specifically as an overview of Liquid Web’s Account and Cloud Management Portal, called Manage.
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Take a Backup, or Be Sure Backups are Running
We have tutorials on How to Create a Storm Server Backup, and How to Restore a Storm Server Backup.
Check Running Processes
Liquid Web’s Heroic Support team closely monitors the load on your servers with Sonar® proactive monitoring and service restoration. That said, it’s always wise to glance at what processes are running on your server to assure your services are running as expected. Check-out our tutorial on Monitoring Server Processes with Top for Linux.
Verify Services Will Start at Boot
Be sure to verify that all of your necessary services are configured to start when the server boots up. For CentOS users, you can follow this tutorial: chkconfig Command Examples for Red Hat and CentOS.
Save, Save, and Save Some More
Always check whether or not there are any unsaved changes to configuration files, etc. prior to a reboot. Save early and safe often!
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Reading Time: 2 minutesIf you have ever set up a Cloud VPS server in the past, you have probably seen how much easier it is to get a new server up and running than a traditional server. Once the server itself is up, of course, there is still plenty of work to do, getting other pieces configured: installing an application, setting up specific database configurations, and so forth. Tools such as Puppet and Chef help you to automate this process… but you still have to log in to your manage account and order new servers to begin with.
At least, you did. With the Cloud API, you can automate nearly all aspects of administering your Cloud servers.
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Reading Time: < 1 minuteIf you need to review your invoices or print them for your own record keeping you can do so effortlessly by logging in to https://manage.liquidweb.com.
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Reading Time: < 1 minuteLiquid Web does accept wire transfers. If you wish to pay for your account via a wire transfer please contact ether email@example.com or call our sales department at 1.800.580.4985 or 517.322.0434 (international) extension 4.
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