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Connecting to a Linux Cloud Server
Going from Windows to Linux Using PuTTY
Going from Mac to Linux using Terminal
Rescue Mode on Linux Cloud Servers
Linux Security
Checking a server’s SSH host fingerprint with the web console...
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If you are ever having a problem accessing the Control Panel, or any other Rackspace Cloud services, the first place you should check is the Cloud Status page.  This is where we list all maintenances and service-impacting events...
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Linux
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Secure File...
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Account Services

Community - This is the section for our customers to interact and discuss topics related to their Rackspace Cloud services.  You can access the Rackspace Open Cloud Community via the Support menu in the navigation bar at the top...
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The Rackspace Knowledge Center is an online support resource that contains Cloud Hosting and Cloud Office articles, videos, case studies, and white papers. You can access the Knowledge Center directly by going to http://www....
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If you are ever having a problem accessing the Control Panel, or any other Rackspace Cloud services, the first place you should check is the Cloud Status page.  This is where we list all maintenances and service-impacting events...
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- Getting Started -

If you are ever having a problem accessing the Control Panel, or any other Rackspace Cloud services, the first place you should check is the Cloud Status page.  This is where we list all maintenances and service-impacting events...
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Linux
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Secure File...
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If you are using a Windows server and you only need to upload a few small files from your local machine, you can copy them to your clip board and use Local Resources to paste them to your Windows Cloud Server.   If you have more...
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API

Developer Resources
Rackspace Cloud API documentation for the following resources can be found at: http://docs.rackspace.com/api
Next Generation Cloud Servers
First Gen Cloud Servers
Cloud Load Balancers
Cloud DNS
Cloud Identity...
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File Transfers and File Sharing

 
Linux
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Secure File...
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If you are using a Windows server and you only need to upload a few small files from your local machine, you can copy them to your clip board and use Local Resources to paste them to your Windows Cloud Server.   If you have more...
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DNS

 
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In this article we discuss how to add a reverse DNS record (also known as an RDNS record and a PTR record) to map your server's IP address to a domain name (for example, 1.2.3.4. to example.com). We use the Cloud Control Panel....
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Have you just made DNS changes but aren't sure if they're correct? Don't want to wait for the changes to propagate before discovering a small typo?
No problem. Using the common but often ignored command dig (domain information...
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Resizing

 
 
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Configuring Snapshots
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Restoring a Cloud Server From a Saved Image
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Cloud Server Snapshot Limitations
 
 
 
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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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Server Migration

 
 
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Configuring Snapshots
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Restoring a Cloud Server From a Saved Image
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Cloud Server Snapshot Limitations
 
 
 
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Server Images

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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Windows Firewall


Creating an Inbound Predefined Allow Rule
1. Launch Windows Firewall with Advanced Security by clicking on Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

2. Select Inbound Rules in the left pane...
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Creating an Inbound Port Allow Rule
1. Launch Windows Firewall with Advanced Security by clicking on Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.


2. Select Inbound Rules in the left pane and...
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