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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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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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This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
Rackspace Cloud Essentials 2 - Creating a...
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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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Uncategorized

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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Connecting to a Linux Cloud Server
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Going from Windows to Linux Using PuTTY
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Going from Mac to Linux using Terminal
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Rescue Mode on Linux Cloud...
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This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
Rackspace Cloud Essentials 2 - Creating a...
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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 Gen Cloud Servers
First Gen Cloud Servers
Cloud Load Balancers
Cloud DNS
Cloud Identity
Cloud...
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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 are going to learn how to add a reverse DNS record (also known as a PTR record) to map your server's IP address to a domain name. The process is fairly simple so let's jump in and add our first reverse DNS...
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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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This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
Rackspace Cloud Essentials 2 - Creating a...
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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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High Availability - HA

 
This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
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Load Balancing

 
This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
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Control Panel Software

 
This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
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Linux Tools

 
This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
Rackspace Cloud Essentials 2 - Creating a...
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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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Windows Tools

 
This Second Guide will show you how to add new Cloud Servers and Cloud Load Balancers to your account, as well as how to work with Cloud Files through the File Manager.
 
Cloud Servers
Rackspace Cloud Essentials 2 - Creating a...
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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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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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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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FAQ

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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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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