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WordPress One-Click on Cloud Sites

click cms Content Management Systems one-click wordpress Cloud Sites We are pleased to introduce the WordPress Installer on Cloud Sites. This feature has been in the works for some time, so thank you for your patience as we worked this out. Now that this ...

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How do I optimize my website on Cloud Sites?

Optimizing Your Website on Rackspace Cloud Sites Below we have outlined some best practices and suggestions to optimize your website on Cloud Sites: Using SSL SSL may be right for you but should be used only when necessary. SSL traffic is encrypted and ca ...

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Zipit Backup Utility for Cloud Sites - Linux

The Zipit Backup Utility is a tool that enables users to compress and back up data on Cloud Sites, including files and mysql databases. All backups are stored on your Rackspace Cloud Files account. The backups are done on a site-by-site basis and are init ...

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Handling High Traffic Events on Cloud Sites

Our environment is designed to scale from small to large volumes of traffic, but since you know your business best we ask that you update us on extra-large volume, high traffic events (HTE). For an idea of what to expect you can compare your anticipated a ...

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Can I Purchase a SSL Certificate From The Rackspace Cloud?

Unfortunately, we do not provide the actual SSL certificates. Please see our article on which SSL certificates we support, you will need to purchase your cert from a supported vendor.  Click here for a list of supported SSL certificates. There is a fee as ...

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Creating A Simple ASP.NET Site For the Main Cloud Sites Account

NOTE: This article is written for our Classic Cloud Cloud Control Panel . You can access this interface from the New Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right of the control panel and selecting "Classic Cloud Control Panel" ...

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Installing Gallery on Cloud Sites

NOTE: This article is written for our Classic Cloud Cloud Control Panel . You can access this interface from the New Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right of the control panel and selecting "Classic Cloud Control Panel" ...

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How can I improve my Cloud Sites email spam filtering?

NOTE:  This documentation refers to a feature that is no longer available for Cloud Sites.  This article is here for the purpose of legacy support only. Basic spam filtering is set up and enabled for all of your email accounts through Cloud Sites. While t ...

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How do I change the default document on my PHP site?

You can use the following in a .htaccess file to change the default document on your PHP based sites: DirectoryIndex filename.html This would cause filename.html to be treated as your default page, or default directory page. You can also add additional fi ...

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How Do I Setup customErrors In ASP/.NET on Cloud Sites?

You can enable custom error messages for your ASP .NET application defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with a "customErrors" setting configured. We have included example web.config files below.  For more detailed information refe ...

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How Do I Enable Detailed Errors In Classic ASP and Server Side Errors on Cloud Sites?

You can enable detailed error messages for your classic ASP site defaulted to Windows/IIS by using a web.config file with the following code. This is useful in diagnosing issues with a site but for security reasons should be turned off once the site is in ...

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How do I prevent search engines from indexing my site?

It isn't uncommon in certain situations to not want to allow indexing of a site by a search engine. This can come into play when preparing to launch a new service or developing a new site. A consensus between a majority of bot authors was reached on ...

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Install and use Joomla on Cloud Sites

NOTE: This article is written for our Classic Cloud Control Panel . You can access this interface from the New Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right of the control panel and selecting "Classic Cloud Control Panel". Pre ...

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How To Install Magento on Cloud Sites

Note:  We've had reports of problems using Magento with Cloud Sites.  We cannot provide support for Magento on Cloud Sites so we do not recommend using it at this time.  This article is made available for archival purposes only. This article will sho ...

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Installing OSCommerce on Cloud Sites

This article will show you how to install OSCommerce version 2.2 onto your site with The Rackspace Cloud. Please note that this article assumes you have already selected either PHP4 or PHP5 as your default technology, you have already setup a MySQL databa ...

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Installing Serendipity on Cloud Sites

NOTE: This article is written for our Classic Cloud Control Panel . You can access this interface from the New Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right of the control panel and selecting "Classic Cloud Control Panel". If ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials 5 - Tips and Tricks for .htaccess and web.config

In this article we're going to take a look at the .htaccess file and the web.config file. We'll discuss what they are, and how they're used with Cloud Sites. If you are using Windowa IIS, ASP/.NET then please click the web.config link to sk ...

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How Can I Contact The Cloud Sites Billing Team?

A Cloud Billing Specialist can help you with account billing and ACH payment questions. The Billing Team may be reached directly by phone at 1-877-934-0410 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm CT, Monday through Friday. billing support payment ach Clo ...

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How do I schedule a cron job for Cloud Sites?

NOTE: This article is written for our Classic Cloud Control Panel . You can access this interface from the New Cloud Control Panel by clicking your username in the upper-right of the control panel and selecting "Classic Cloud Control Panel". Bef ...

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How to backup your MSSQL database with myLittleAdmin on Cloud Sites

Follow the instructions below to backup your MSSQL database. Note: The Rackspace Cloud recommends using Internet Explorer when managing your MSSQL databases via myLittleAdmin. Note: Our system will only allow one backup file to be stored at one time. It m ...

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