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INTRODUCTION: If you have a busy, data-driven website it's advisable to spread the 'webserver' load over a couple of servers, and have a backend database server. This tutorial explains how you can build such an environment for yourself with the Web Driv...
Overview: Data disk allocation is required for storage over the capacity of the default storage disk for your server. It may also be used to separate data from the OS partitions where needed. Although you can have as many data disk drives as needed, y...
INTRODUCTION The Cloud Control Panel will assist you to manage all servers within your account. You can create and manage servers, firewall rules and get usage tracking and accounting information. [http://support.digiweb.co.nz/images/overview.png] im...
Overview: By default, your cloud server is locked to allowed only internal traffic and no access from the outside world. You will need to allow access by creating a new NAT rule [https://support.webhost.co.nz/index.php?/webdrive/Knowledgebase/Article/vi...
Overview: In order to SSH or connect to your Cloud server(s) you will need to allow access from specified IP address to your server. You can specify port numbers or ranges if required also. This example shows a generic port creation, we do have an examp...
Overview: Our Cloud Servers (also known as Virtual Machines) can use different Operating Systems and be utilised to run any of your applications. The operation of these is similar to dedicated or virtual servers and in this example you will create a New...
Overview: All tasks (create Server, edit networking rule, update network etc) performed within the Web Drive Cloud Control Panel asynchronously report back to our primary tasks and queueing server. Any task within the current tasks section has three sta...
Overview: Any time after you have created your cloud server (Virtual Machine), you can adjust the RAM, add a new Storage disk and update the server name. Unfortunately, you cannot edit disk existing storage sizes - more information is detailed in KB art...
Overview: With .htaccess you can restrict access to sections of your website to verified IP addresses or IP ranges. This is particularly useful when you want to secure sections like "admin" or "configuration" on your website. Prerequisites: You shou...
Overview: Each Linux based server has Secure Shell (SSH) access once created. You will need the following things in order to setup any of your servers for SSH access: * YOUR SERVER PASSWORD (learn how to reset your password from your control panel H...
INTRODUCTION: This multiple-server architecture would be useful where you require multiple web servers (with different content) backed with MySQL databases. In this scenario the web servers pull double-duty as file servers, which is ideal for dynamic,...
Overview: Currently you cannot edit existing rules within Cloud Control Panel. You must first remove the rule and then CREATE ANOTHER ONE [HTTPS://SUPPORT.WEBHOST.CO.NZ/INDEX.PHP?/WEBDRIVE/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/745]. STEP 1. Log into your CLOUD C...
Overview: Periodically you may wish or need to change server access password. The password covers SSH & terminal serivces credentials and can be reset as often as required. This will require you to STOP your server, so please ensure you are safe to pe...
INTRODUCTION: It's possible to use just one Public IP address for SSH'ing to multiple Web Drive Self-Provisioning Cloud Servers. This is an advisable method for several reasons: * It's more cost-effective than multiple public IP addresses. * Runni...
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Overview: The usage track and trace area of your Cloud Control Panel shows your account charge and usage information. This data is not in realtime and provides information generated until 1pm the previous day. You can also download the usage as a CSV fi...