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 are a necessity. Let’s face it, you work hard on your blog, or ecommerce store, and the traffic grows! 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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Upgrade Your Core Managed Ubuntu 12.04 HWE Kernel

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It is highly recommended that you take an image of your existing server prior to following these instructions. Doing so will ensure that if something unexpected occurs, you will be able to restore your server from the backup image.

For instructions on creating a backup image from the Manage interface please visit:
https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/creating-storm-server-images/
https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/restoring-a-storm-server-from-an-image/

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  • As of August 08, 2014, certain versions of Ubuntu 12.04 will no longer receive software updates for the kernel. Affected versions include: 12.04.2 HWE, 12.04.3 HWE, and 12.04.4 HWE.
  • These instructions are intended specifically and only for updating the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04 in Liquid Web US Central Zone B.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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Upgrade Your Self Managed Ubuntu 12.04 HWE Kernel

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It is highly recommended that you take an image of your existing server prior to following these instructions. Doing so will ensure that if something unexpected occurs, you will be able to restore your server from the backup image.

For instructions on creating a backup image from the Manage interface please visit:
https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/creating-storm-server-images/
https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/restoring-a-storm-server-from-an-image/

Pre-Flight Check
  • As of August 08, 2014, certain versions of Ubuntu 12.04 will no longer receive software updates for the kernel. Affected versions include: 12.04.2 HWE, 12.04.3 HWE, and 12.04.4 HWE.
  • These instructions are intended specifically and only for updating the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04 in Liquid Web US Central Zone B.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self-Managed Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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Upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04

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It is highly recommended that you take an image of your existing server prior to following these instructions. Doing so will ensure that if something unexpected occurs, you will be able to restore your server from the backup image.

It is also your imperative, as a Self-Managed customer, to make sure your installed applications that currently work on Ubuntu 10.04 also work on Ubuntu 12.04.

For instructions on creating a backup image from the Manage interface please visit:
https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/creating-storm-server-images/
https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/restoring-a-storm-server-from-an-image/

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically and only for upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 in Liquid Web US Central Zone A.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self-Managed Ubuntu 10.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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