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Rebooting Your Server

To reboot your dedicated hosting server, you will need to SSH or Remote Desktop to your server (depending on your operating system) and then issue a reboot command.
To Reboot Your Dedicated Hosting Server
In Linux
SSH to your server.
In the command line, type:
su -
In Windows 2003
Remote Desktop to your server.
From the Start [...]

Canceling Your Server

If you no longer need your server, you can cancel it.

Starting over with My Virtual Private Server

Posted: 12/6/14 in General

If, at any time, you want to revert to a clean setup on your Virtual Private Server (VPS), you can reprovision your server. Reprovisioning erases all of the content on your server hard drive. Your server will return to the state it was in when you first purchased it.

To Reprovision [...]

Changing Your Password on a VPS or Dedicated Server

If you forget your server’s Remote Desktop or SSH password, reset it by following the steps outlined in this article.

Patching Your VPS or Dedicated Server

To protect yourself from security vulnerabilities, it is incredibly important to patch your server regularly. Developing a monthly or weekly habit of performing this simple task can save you a lot of grief and hassle later on.

NOTE: Assisted Service Plan customers do not need to patch their own servers.

The process [...]

How do I upgrade or downgrade options on my server?

Most upgrades can be done through your account under the My Products section of Servers.

To Upgrade Virtual Private Servers (VPS)

Log in to your Account Manager.
Click Servers.
Click Options next to the name of the server you want to use.
Go to the Customize tab.
Select the Plan you want.
Click Checkout, and then complete [...]

What server upgrades or modifications require a re-provision or downtime?

When making modifications to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) or a Dedicated Server, some procedures may result in downtime or a loss of data.Some modifications may also require reprovisioning of the server. If you are unsure, please contact our Professional Hosting Services team so that they can make expert recommendations [...]

Verifying Domains in Google Webmaster Tools

To get the most out of Google Webmaster Tools, you need to verify your domain names’ ownership.

Adding Bandwidth-Overage Protection to Your Server

Bandwidth-Overage Protection shields you from bandwidth overage charges by automatically suspending your account when its allotted bandwidth is exceeded. Reinstatement occurs at the start of your next billing cycle or when additional bandwidth is purchased.
Bandwidth-Overage Protection cannot be added to an account when it is already over its allotted bandwidth. [...]

Migrating Websites from Shared Hosting Accounts

Some of the information in this article is advanced material we make available as a courtesy. Please be advised that you are responsible for properly following the procedures below. Customer Support cannot assist with these topics.

Before you attempt to migrate your hosting content, make sure you have created a backup [...]

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