Server Images


Server Images

Prerequisites
This article presumes that you have already used a Cloud Images export task to export one of your images from the Rackspace open cloud, that you understand how exported images are stored in Cloud Files as Dynamic...
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Prerequisites
The steps in this article assume that you have already properly prepared an image for import into the public cloud and that you have already installed the swiftly Cloud Files client. If you need help on either of...
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About Swiftly
Swiftly is a client tool you can use to upload and download objects to your Cloud Files account. Swiftly understands the requirements for storing large objects in Cloud Files. If you have a very large object (such...
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A common request we receive is, "Dear Rackspace, I've got a server in your DFW region and I want one exactly like it in SYD.  How can I make that happen?"
You can make it happen by using Cloud Images.  This article explains how...
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Cloud Images
Where is the documentation?
What is Cloud Images and how does it relate to Glance?
What does Cloud Images expose, exactly?
Why are the Glance operations being exposed?
What kind of new functionality can be accessed...
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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 create a new Cloud Server or to rebuild an existing Cloud Server. 
Images are...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Images. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  
API Documentation...
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This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Some new task states have been exposed in the OpenStack Server Extended Status Extension that provide more fine-grained visibility into server state during the image-create (or "snapshot") process.  In this article, I'll tell you...
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Scheduled Images
What are Scheduled Images?
Why would I use Scheduled Images?
How do I use Scheduled Images?

Scheduling
How can I tell scheduled images from snapshots I took myself when I look at my image list?
Is there a...
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Introduction
While enabling or disabling scheduled images can be done through the Cloud Control Panel, the control panel does not yet give you the ability to manage the images themselves. However, this can easily be done from the...
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When you are done using your server and are ready to delete it, you can do this through the Cloud Control Panel.  If you have already saved a backup image of your server you can use that image to create a new server at a future...
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In this article, we dicuss the process for resizing your server - changing the RAM and disk space allocation. Note that at this time, Windows servers can be resized to a larger allocation but cannot be resized down to a lesser...
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Note:  Rebuilding your server from an image is not an option currently available for OnMetal servers.
One advantage of rebuilding your server (versus creating a new server) is that you retain the same IP address, which saves you...
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Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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FAQ

Cloud Images
Where is the documentation?
What is Cloud Images and how does it relate to Glance?
What does Cloud Images expose, exactly?
Why are the Glance operations being exposed?
What kind of new functionality can be accessed...
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You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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Scaling and High Availability

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Load Balancing

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Server Management

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Resizing

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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In this article, we dicuss the process for resizing your server - changing the RAM and disk space allocation. Note that at this time, Windows servers can be resized to a larger allocation but cannot be resized down to a lesser...
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You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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Backups

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Migrations

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Performance

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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API

This article describes some of the major features and benefits of the General Purpose and work-optimized flavors (configurations) of Cloud Servers compared to Standard servers. Changes have been implemented with General Purpose...
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Apache

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Windows Tools

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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Linux MySQL

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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DNS

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Windows Server 2003

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Windows Server 2008

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Server Migration

You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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Linux Tools

You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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MySQL

You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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Version Control Systems

You have just learned how to restore servers from an image. These images are ideal for use as templates or "gold images", so that you can easily restore to a known configuration or rapidly deploy additional Cloud Servers. This...
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