Veronica Davis has written 20 articles

Hostwinds’ Unmanaged Cloud Services

What is an Unmanaged Service? Hostwinds’ Unmanaged Cloud servers are services where we provide servers to you without any technical, management or administrative assistance or support. These services are provided for clients with prior knowledge and experience of Linux or Windows Server Administration or already have an IT staff in place to handle Server Administration.…

Backup and Restore MySQL Databases Using mysqldump

mysqldump lets you quickly and efficiently take a backup of a single database, multiple databases or even all of the databases on your server. This requires shell access to the server you wish to perform the commands on and the mysql login credentials for your user(s).   Backing up a Single Database Usage: mysqldump -u user…

WordPress Application Template Overview

Your Hostwinds WordPress Application Template includes a fully setup and installed WordPress installation, using the latest version of WordPress available. It runs on one of our LAMP stack instances, which you can read more on here. How Do I Install WordPress on my Instance Using the Application tab? Step One: Create an Instance in your Cloud…

Migrating WordPress Website to WordPress Application Server

First, you will need to access your server via FTP. If you need help with this, see our LAMP Stack Overview guide, which explains how to do so. Once you’ve accessed your server via FTP, navigate to /var/www/html This is your default directory for your WordPress application. You’ll want to download or save the wp-config.php…

LAMP Stack Application Overview

This installation is performed on your own VPS which is configured as a LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) stack. This server includes the following setup and configured for you:   Latest version of CentOS 7 Latest version of Apache Web Server MariaDB 10.1 installed and configured Latest version of PHP-FPM installed and configured   Accessing FTP…

Cloud Control Overview

Accessing the Cloud Control Panel in Your Client Area You can access the Cloud Control Panel from your client area while logged into your Hostwinds account. Simply navigate to Cloud Control in the navigation panel as seen below and click the Cloud Portal option:       This will allow you to view and manage…

Instance Management Sections Explained

This guide will show what you can do in each of the Instance Management Panel sections (found in the top navigation menu).   Firewall Profile     Here you can view the present firewall profile that is active for the selected instance. You can change the firewall profile that is applied to the instance by…

Web Hosting Cloud Backups

Hostwinds now offers our Shared hosting and Business hosting clients our Hostwinds Shared Backups. This service will automatically backup your servers data every night. And you’re only charged for actual data used.   Pricing The monthly price for our backup service is: Base Price: $3 per month Monthly Storage Price: $0.03 Per GB   Backups…

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