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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...
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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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 LinuxRackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpdRackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpdRackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpdRackspace 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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Knowledge Base - This link will open a new tab for the Rackspace Knowledge Center, a valuable resource containing articles, community discussions, videos, and white papers to help you find all the available information on using...
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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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 LinuxRackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpdRackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpdRackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpdRackspace 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...
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File Transfers and File Sharing

 LinuxRackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpdRackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpdRackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpdRackspace 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 SnapshotsRackspace Cloud Essentials - Restoring a Cloud Server From a Saved ImageRackspace Cloud Essentials - Cloud Server Snapshot Limitations   Back to the First 48 Guide PageOn to...
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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 SnapshotsRackspace Cloud Essentials - Restoring a Cloud Server From a Saved ImageRackspace Cloud Essentials - Cloud Server Snapshot Limitations   Back to the First 48 Guide PageOn to...
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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 and...
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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 click...
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