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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).  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…

Web Hosting Cloud Backups

Hostwinds now offers our Shared hosting and Business hosting clients our Hostwinds Shared Backups. This service will automatically backup your server’s data every night. And you’re only charged for actual data used.   Pricing The monthly price for our backup service is: Cost of Server Add-on : $1 per month Cost of Backup Storage: $0.03…

Why are Backups Important?

Viruses and Malware Trojans, malware and viruses are commonplace on the internet. They may be uploaded to your site(s) unknowingly, or you could downloaded one unknowingly. This is especially true for users who use popular content management systems, as they’re often a prime target of malicious activity. Having your files backed up means that you’re prepared…

Object Storage Management

What Is Object Storage? Object storage is a format of data storage that manages data as objects rather than as files. This is different from other data storage architectures like file systems or block storage.  File systems store their data in a file hierarchy, while the block storage stores data with blocks of memory. Object…

Firewalls Management

Your Firewalls area is under the Security drop down menu in the Cloud Control Panel.  Here you can view your currently configured and setup Firewall Profiles, as well as create new Firewall Profiles.       Firewall Profiles are firewall settings above the instance and allow for ease of firewall settings and configurations. You can apply…

How To Manage Your Instance(s) IPs Using Your Cloud Portal

You’re able to manage the IPs you have for your Cloud Instance VPSes by using Hostwinds’ Cloud Portal IP Management area.  Through this feature, you’ll be able to view, add and remove both IPv4 and IPv6 IPs you have available for the servers, as well as set their rDNS records as needed. This guide is…

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