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How to manage your VPS with SolusVM
  1. How to change the server status:


To change the server status, select the General tab: 

  • Reboot - reboots your VPS; may be needed if VPS has stopped responding 
  • Shutdown - turns off your VPS server 
  • Boot - turns on your VPS server 
  • Reinstall - reinstalls OS on your VPS 


NOTE
: The reinstall option will erase all existing data on your VPS 


  2. How to change VPS hostname:

  • Select the Hostname tab
  • In the New Hostname field input the new server hostname of your choosing and click Change.


NOTE
: The new hostname must be set in the following format - newname.yourdomain.tld 


  3. How to change the root password:


  • Select the Root Password tab
  • In the New Root Password field input the new root password and click Change.


NOTE
: A reboot of your VPS is required for the root password change to take effect. 


  4. How to enable API access to the server


  • Select the API tab
  • Click on Generate in order to generate a new pair of API user/password.


  
  5. How to check VPS usage statistics

In the Controls section select the Statistics tab and a time period from the drop-down list to see Traffic and Disk Space usage log:



 6. How to access server via Serial Console

Serial Console is a SolusVM feature that enables an SSH connection via a separate IP address using session-specific random login details. It can be used when you can’t connect to your VPS via regular means, for example, due to a firewall misconfiguration:

  • To access this feature, click on the Serial Console button
  • On the next page, select the time period access will be granted for and click Create Session:





  • On the next page, you will be provided with SSH access details which can be used in any SSH client (or use Java console on the same page)  













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