How to Upgrade Your VPS

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Upgrading your Storm® VPS (Virtual Private Server) is a simple process, and can be done in just a few satisfying clicks. Upgrades and making sure you are properly backing up your VPS are a necessity. Let’s face it, you work hard on your blog, or e-commerce store, and the traffic grows! That is why understanding Cloud VPS and maintaining it are so important. So, once you’ve optimized your WordPress site or Magento store, reward yourself with an easy upgrade process and increase the available resources to your Storm® VPS by following the steps below!

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How To Create a Child Instances On Private VPS Parent

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Now that your Private VPS Parent is set up and ready to go, you’ll want to kick-off a few Child Instances. We’ll start from the Dashboard for the Private VPS Parent, which is where we left off in the previous article: Available Resources On a Private VPS Parent.

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How to Configure Cyberduck for Use with Storm Object Storage

Reading Time: 2 minutesStorm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Here we use the client Cyberduck to interact with Storm Object Storage. Cyberduck can be downloaded from here: https://cyberduck.io/?l=en.

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  • I’ll be working from a Microsoft Windows 8 desktop with Cyberduck already installed.

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How To Add a Record With the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.

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  1. Let’s learn how to add an “A record” with the DNS Zone Editor.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--02
  2. Click the “Simple Zone Editor” icon.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--03
  3. Select the domain you want to edit.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--04
  4. Then enter the “A Record”, followed by the IP address you want it to point to.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--05
  5. Click Add a Record.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--06
  6. That’s it! We’ve successfully added an “A Record” to our domain.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--07
  7. You can see the new record listed here at the bottom …cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--08
  8. Which is also where you can click to delete the record when it’s no longer needed.cpanel-paperlantern-14-dns--09

 

How to Configure awscli for Use with Storm Object Storage

Reading Time: 2 minutesStorm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Here we use the client awscli to interact with Storm Object Storage. If you don’t have awscli installed then you can follow these instructions: How to Install an Object Storage Command Line Interface (awscli)

Storm Object Storage 101: Command Line
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  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server with awscli installed.

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How to Use Basic AWS CLI Commands with Storm Object Storage

Reading Time: 2 minutesStorm Object Storage delivers a durable, secure, highly available solution for storage needs of virtually any size. With object storage access occurs via API calls to the object storage cluster, which replaces the need to rely on additional servers for dedicated storage.

Here we use the client AWS CLI to interact with Storm Object Storage. If you don’t have AWS CLI installed then you can follow these instructions: How to Install an Object Storage Command Line Interface (AWS CLI)

Storm Object Storage 101: Command Line
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  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server with AWS CLI installed, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Resize a Liquid Web Storm (Cloud) Server

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  • I’ll be resizing a 2 GB Storm VPS instance to a Storm Dedicated server.

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