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Hostwinds’ Scheduled Maintenance Events

Hostwinds ensures that our server nodes are always secure, and always running the latest updates on our nodes, including zero-day exploits.  Whenever an upgrade requires a reboot of the node to apply the changes, these will be labeled as Maintenance Events, and clients who are impacted by a required reboot will receive a notice of…

Dedicated Server Management & Controls

The vast majority of Hostwinds Dedicated Servers offer a wide variety of management and control options for Hostwinds clients to use when managing a Dedicated Server. This guide is intended to help Hostwinds clients better understand how to use the many different features of their Dedicated Server Controls available with the Client Area.   Access…

Creating a new instance with an ISO

From the Cloud Control panel, Hostwinds clients can click on Create Instance, this allows you to create a new instance. From there you can select ISOs under Select Instance Image. This will display several operating systems to choose from for your instance and the list is displayed by the Operating System name. Some Operating Systems have several versions to…