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Cloud Block Storage - Overview

Rackspace Cloud Block Storage is a block-level storage solution that allows you to expand the storage capacity of your Rackspace Cloud Server. This means you can increase your storage without increasing the size or capacity of your Server or by provisioni ...

Rackspace Cloud Backup - Install the Agent

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 1 Note: You can use Rackspace Cloud Backup on virtually any server in the Rackspace Cloud. The exceptions are FreeBSD 9, Debian 5 and Windows 2003. Establish network routes If your Cloud Server was create ...

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How to create a server from an image

image images rebuild Cloud Hosting This short video shows how to create a new server from a saved image. When you take an image of a Cloud Server, you make an exact replica of the Cloud Server that is then stored in Cloud Files. This image can be used to ...

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Rackspace Cloud Backup - Backup Information

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 3 How to View Backup Information On the last page, we discussed How to Create a Backup . Once your Backup is set up, you might want to confirm its settings, make sure a clean up or restore finished proper ...

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Rackspace Cloud Backup - Backup Actions

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 4 How to Use Backup Actions You may do several actions with a single Backup. This page describes them. You can access the Backup Actions drop-down menu in two ways: 1) from the gear widget next to the Bac ...

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Rackspace Cloud Backup - Preferences

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 6 Preferences On the Preferences screen, you can determine how Cloud Backup notifies you about Backup activity on your Account. Wait, didn't I do this already? When you created your Backups, you dete ...

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Create and Use Cloud Block Storage Snapshots

A Snapshot is a copy made of your Volume at a specific moment in time. It contains the full directory structure of the Volume. Snapshots can be used as incremental backups of your Volumes, as restore points for your data, as long-term storage for your dat ...

Detach and Delete Cloud Block Storage Volumes

Detaching a Cloud Block Storage volume will prevent you from writing to it when you want to take a snapshot. It is also useful when you want to take a volume offline for archival purposes, or to move a volume to another server. A Cloud Block Storage volum ...

Rackspace Cloud Backup - System Actions

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 5 How to Use System Actions Important : The system actions are for users who are familiar with Rackspace Cloud Backup. Users with Managed Cloud Service Level accounts might want to contact their account m ...

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What Is New with Performance Cloud Servers

Rackspace Cloud Servers has introduced a new architecture for Linux and Microsoft Windows servers called Performance Cloud Servers . This article describes some of the major features and benefits that this new offering provides: New Disk Structure Perform ...

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Rackspace Cloud Backup - Create a Backup

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 2 If you have an account with Managed Cloud Service Level and do not see your Server under Systems, check with your account manager to install the RCBU Agent. Other users who do not see their Server liste ...

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Rackspace Cloud Backup - Overview

Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Overview **NOTE: Cloud Backup currently only works on Rackspace Cloud Servers Overview Rackspace Cloud Backup is a file-based backup application that lets you choose which files and folders to backup from your ...

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Prepare Your Cloud Block Storage Volume

After you have created and attached your Cloud Block Storage volume, you must prepare it for use on your server. To prepare your volume, you must partition, format, and mount it. After you have successfully completed these steps, your volume is usable li ...

What does The Rackspace Cloud use for a storage system? Have you done anything there to make it redundant?

Nothing as important as your website should be served from a single hard drive, but you'd be surprised by how many web hosts have little more redundancy than a pair of crossed fingers. We're different - and for good reason. The advanced architec ...

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Where are my Cloud Backups stored?

All of your Cloud Backups are stored in your Cloud Files account. But what if I never set up a Cloud Files account? When you established your Cloud Account, a Cloud Files account was set up as well. You are not charged storage fees for your Cloud Files ac ...

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How do I generate a Rackspace Cloud Backup Encryption key?

If you wish to create your own encrypted key and bypass the default client-side encryption, please refer to this article on using OpenSSL to generate a key . Cloud Backup Backups ...

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What happens if I lose my Encryption key?

Rackspace does not store customer encryption keys. Only you will know and be able to access your encryption passphrase. If you forget your passphrase, you will not be able to restore data from your Backups. See our section on Setting up Encryption on your ...

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Does the backup agent accept incoming connections?

No. The agent only makes outgoing SSL connections to our API server on port 443. Cloud Backup Backups ...

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Can I utilize a software RAID to improve the I/O performance of my SATA Cloud Block Storage volumes?

Yes. However at some point the cost benefit of utilizing multiple less expensive SATA volumes in a RAID configuration will be outweighed by the benefit of utilizing a single higher I/O SSD volume. In the event that you are looking to increase the I/O perf ...

When I am using a volume, how can I know how much space I have left?

You can verify a volume’s capacity and available space using basic system commands available via their Cloud Server operating system: In Linux CLI: From a terminal window, run the “df -h” command and note the Size, Used, Avail, and Capacity of the storage ...

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