In this article, you will learn how to manage a Windows Virtual Private Server (VPS) from the Client Area. Using your account at the Client Area, you can monitor and manage your virtual machine. The lesson focuses on how to manage your VPS server which includes supervision of the following features:
- Service Actions, including: Power on/off, Shut down, and Reboot the server.
- Service Management, including: Console, Graphs, and Rebuild the server.
- Server Information, provides you with the current status, resources and options set for the virtual machine.
Select the VPS you want to modify
- Enter your account on the Client Area.
- From the Home menu, click on Cloud Services.
- The “My Products and Services” list will appear.
- Click on the Windows VPS server you want to modify from the list.
Via the Service Actions buttons, you can do the following:
- Click Power On to run the server.
- Click Power Off to shut down the virtual machine.
- Click Shut Down to shut down guest OS on the virtual machine. Note that Power state will change to Partially Powered Off.
- Click Reboot to restart the server.
Under the Service Management section, you can do the following :
By clicking on Console you can access the console directly and connect to the server.
Click on Graphs to show the generated graphs showing the ‘Network Traffic'.
- Rebuild Server
Click on Rebuild Server to rebuild your virtual machine and change a server's OS image.
Press the adjacent button next to the OS image name to reinstall your server to the chosen image and confirm your choice.
Note: Keep in mind that this will also wipe the previously saved data on the VM disk.
In the Server information section, you can review the current status, resources, and options set for the VPS.