Now that you are familiar with the Control Panel and know how to get Fanatical Support through all of our available channels, let's introduce you to an alternative method to using the Cloud Control Panel. The Rackspace mobile applications provide a seamless way for customers to access, create, and manage Cloud Servers across the Rackspace Cloud. Specifically, you will be able to create, rename, resize, rebooot, and rebuild servers; check response times across multiple data centers; look up the Rackspace Cloud System Status; and contact Rackspace Fanatical Support across all regions.
Download the Rackspace mobile application appropriate for your mobile device:
Once you have installed the Rackspace application on your mobile device, you are ready to get started with managing Cloud Servers on your account!
After tapping on the "+" icon in the top right of the Server List page, you will see the 4 primary setup options - Name, Region, Image, and Size - that you will want to configure. If you select Create Server without modifying any criteria, your server will be set up with the default configuration details.
You will be returned to the Server List where you will see your new server in the process of being built. You will be able to look at your new server's details, but will not be able to make any changes until the server creation is complete and the status has changed from yellow to green.
On your sever list, select the standard cloud server you want to manage. Once on your Server Details page you will be able to Rebuild, Resize, Reboot, and Rename your server.
Note: Resizing is not an option for Performance Cloud Servers. For additional information, see Changing the Size of Your Performance Flavor Server.
NOTE: Resizing your server will require a restart of your system. Resizing is not available with Performance Cloud Servers
NOTE: Rebooting your server will require a restart of your system
On your Server Details page you can select your Public IPs and/or Private IP to Ping the server, Copy the IP address or open the IP in your mobile browser.
Tap on the IP address you are interested in and you will see the options to:
On your Server Details page you can tap the Change Root Password button to update the password you use to access your server
To delete a server on your Rackspace account, select the specific server in your Server List. At the bottom of the Server Details page tap on Delete Server.
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