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How to start your Cloud Server

In this manual we are going to guide you, step by step, so that you can start your Cloud Server from the SW Panel. First of all, you must go to the SW Panel Dashboard: Using the top search bar that you have in the SW Panel, search for the Cloud serv (...)

How to check your server's event log

To review the event log of your Cloud, you can follow the steps below: 1- Log in to SW Panel and go to the corresponding Cloud Dashboard using the top browser. 2- Once you are in your Cloud Dashboard, go to the LOG Manager by clicking on the LOGs ic (...)

How to manage the status of cloud services

Cloud services status management From SWHosting we have implemented a new tool, in order to facilitate even more the management of the services of your server, so that you can perform in a graphical and intuitive way the management of these services (...)

Synchronizing local and remote directories with rsync

In this guide we will explain how to use rsync to improve productivity on Linux based systems. What is rsync? Rsync is a utility that allows you to efficiently transfer and synchronize files or directories between a local machine or remote server. Ba (...)

Setting up a cloned CentOS 8 server

Once the cloning of your Cloud server with CentOS as operating system is done, you can use the newly deployed machine to test your website or have a pre-production environment. To start operating with your clone you will need to provision your server (...)

Configuration of a cloned Debian/Ubuntu server

Once the cloning of your Cloud server is done, you can use the newly deployed machine to test your website, or have a pre-production environment. To start operating with your clone, you will have to provision your server with a series of previous mod (...)

Updating Ubuntu 19.04 repositories

Discontinuance of Ubuntu 19.04 Dingo Disk Ubuntu version 19.04 ended its lifespan at the end of January 2020. Canonical, the company that makes the famous open source distribution possible, offered nine months of support, which entails that updates a (...)

Connect to your Hosting by console through PuTTY

In this manual we will show you how to access the console of a hosting service, hosted on your Cloud server with SW Panel as a management tool with the SSH/CHRooT user and through the free application PuTTY. ⚠️To be able to activate the SSH/CHRoot u (...)

Connect to your Cloud by console via PuTTY

IIn this manual we will show you how to access your Cloud server console from any computer using the free PuTTY application. What is PuTTY? PuTTY is a free SSH client that allows us to connect to another machine in remote mode or via Serial. Its most (...)

How to stop your Cloud Server

In this manual we are going to guide you, step by step, so that you can stop your Cloud Server from the SW Panel. First of all, you must go to the SW Panel Dashboard: Using the top search bar in the SW Panel, search for the Cloud server to manage: (...)

Enable AWStats option in my Cloud

In this manual we will learn how to activate the web statistics option in our Cloud to be able to use AWStats in the Hosting services that are within it. If you already have the option active in your Cloud and you want to start seeing the web statist (...)

How to export your Web

How to export your Web The action of exporting a web site involves saving and moving the entire content to be sent. You can use the exported files to import them elsewhere, or use them as a backup. At SW Hosting you can export your website through yo (...)

How to change the root directory of your Web

To manage the root directory of your web hosting on your cloud server using the SW Panel, you will have to follow the following steps: **1.**Indicate in the upper box of the SW Panel the name of the service whose root directory you want to modify. * (...)

How to plan your Web Snapshots

How to plan your Web Snapshots A planned snapshot of a website is a snapshot of the content of your website on a specific date, previously scheduled. At SW Hosting you can create scheduled snapshots of all your web sites through the Scheduled Snapsho (...)

File management

In your SW Panel, you have a File Manager with which you can manage and administer the directories and files of your Web. To access the file manager, you must first search for the service where the website to be managed is located, using the top sear (...)

How to sign up for SWPanel for Cloud training with SW Panel Smart Web

SWPanel training is perfect for those people who have just hired a Cloud with SW Smart Panel from SWHosting and want to learn how it works. What are SW Panel training courses? They are non-classroom courses that are carried out virtually using Zoom, (...)

Create a Hosting service in your Cloud with a template

What is a Hosting Template? A service template is an option added in our SW Panel that allows you to create different services that have the same characteristics. Thanks to these, we can create many similar services in a more orderly and faster way. (...)

How to manage my Cloud server updates with SWPanel

Upgrading a server is important in order to maintain optimal security and performance for your Cloud server. To upgrade the server through the SW Panel, you must follow the following steps: Go to the Dashboard of the server you want to upgrade: Y (...)

How to activate my Cloud server backups with SWPanel

How to activate the backup on your Cloud server Backup is an essential and necessary service for your server. To activate it you must follow the steps below: Inside your SW Panel use the search engine to find your Cloud, in our case it is called ma (...)

How to clone a Cloud server with data or without data

Cloning a Cloud service can be useful to have a server with the same features / data as one previously created. In case of having a Cloud with SW Panel, the cloning of it must be without data. There are two ways to clone a Cloud server, with the sour (...)

How to reinstall a Cloud server

Reinstalling a Cloud service can be useful to have a server with the same features as one created previously. Also, it is useful in case we have had any software problem that prevents us from recovering the server. ❗ Reinstalling a Cloud involves: I (...)

How to enable and configure vCores and Elastic RAM on my Cloud server with SWPanel

Elastic vCores and RAM are those that allow to be expanded without restarting your Cloud. Enabling elasticity will allow you to increase or decrease the vCores and GBytes of RAM of your Cloud without having to restart it, the changes are applied inst (...)

How to create a MultiCloud

Multicloud is the use of multiple cloud computing and storage services in a single heterogeneous architecture. This also refers to the distribution of cloud assets, software, applications, etc., across multiple cloud hosting environments. By default, (...)

Custody of logs

Our log storage service archives and classifies all your mail, Web and FTP logs for you, allowing you to retrieve them at any time. Offload your server from disk space. Our automatic system transfers your server logs to your own virtual log file, wit (...)

How to associate a registered domain to a One Clic App server with Odoo

In SW Hosting the access to the One Click Apps servers with Odoo is done through the URL corresponding to the name of the server. For example: http://ce2022021506001.dnssw.net In case you prefer to access your Odoo server with the name of an already (...)

Installing Laravel in the Cloud with Debian 10

Contract Cloud One with Debian Buster 10 First of all, you must have a Cloud server, for example a Cloud One A1. The Cloud contract can be done from our web or in case you are already a SW Hosting customer, from your SW Panel account. SSH connection (...)

Use of your Cloud resources

To view the resource usage of your Cloud, first go to the Cloud Dashboard. To do this, search for the name from the search bar: Once inside the Dashboard, open the third Service Usage option on the left side menu, click on "Usage History": (...)

How to create a planned scaling of resources

What is a scheduled scaling? A planned scaling is the increase or reduction of your cloud resources (vCores and RAM) to run automatically at a specific date and time. This way you will be able to provision the necessary resources on your server to as (...)

How to manage my Cloud IPs

Add additional IPs to my Cloud A Cloud, by default, is delivered with a public IP for its connection to the Internet. Once you have purchased a Cloud you can customize it with different options, one of which is the provision of up to a maximum of 7 a (...)

How to create a Cloud with a One Click App

To create a Cloud service with a One Click App, you must first log in to your private customer area, entering your username and password. Once inside your SW Panel Dashboard, click on the Create Service button at the top right: Next, click on Cloud (...)

How to create a Cloud with SW Panel as management panel

To create a Cloud service with SW Panel as a management panel, you must first log in to your private customer area, entering your username and password. Once you are in the Dashboard of your SW Panel, you must click on the "Create Service " (...)

How to create a Cloud from SW Panel

To create a Cloud service from your SW Panel, you must first log in to your private client area, entering your username and password. Once you are in the Dashboard of your SW Panel, click on the "Create Service " button, located at the top (...)

How to create an SSL VPN with my Cloud servers

A VPN, an acronym for Virtual Private Network**, is a network technology that enables a secure extension of a local area network (LAN) over a public or non-public, controlled network such as the Internet. It allows a device connected to the local are (...)

How to create a VLAN with my Cloud servers

A VLAN, an acronym for virtual LAN (Virtual Local Area Network), is a method of creating logically independent networks even if they are located within the same physical network. One of the advantages of using VLANs, when managing a local network, is (...)

Increase and reduce my Cloud resources

Log in to your SW Panel by entering your username and password. Click on the "Services" tab located on the left side blue menu and select your Cloud Server: Once inside your Cloud server, you will see a button bar with all the icons of th (...)

Activating and deactivating the Antivirus service in a Cloud

Procedure You should know that to activate this service on a specific domain, it must first be activated on the main server. First you must locate your server, for this, we recommend you to use the search engine located at the top of your screen: (...)

Enabling and disabling the Antispam service in a Cloud with SWPanel

On what type of Clouds can the Antispam service be activated? The Antispam service can only be activated in Clouds with SWPanel license. Procedure Access the SW Panel and use the search engine to find your Cloud, in our case it is called Manuals-Serv (...)

Create a Web Hosting in my Cloud

Applicable to:** Cloud with Administration Panel SW Panel, Cloud with Engineering Support. The Clouds with Administration Panel allow you to set up Hosting services within your Cloud in a matter of minutes without the need to access the machine or (...)

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