How to Set up a Linux Cloud Server

Step 1: Login to your Account Login to your account. If you don’t have an account you can sign up for a 5 day free trial here. You are now in the Control Panel, from here you can Control all your servers, create new servers, drives, VLAN’s and more. Step 2: Add a New Server You will now add a New Ubuntu Server using on of our Pre-Installed images. Click the “Add” button. Select Server (VM)… You are now on the Add New Server Dialog Give the Server a Name, CPU and Memory Allocation. Select the Server Creation “Type” (Possible options here are Pre-Installed System, Self-Install from CD, Boot from Live CD, Boot from Existing Drive & Custom). Additional Details on these options can be found here. We are going to leverage a Pre-Installed System, so set the Type accordingly. Choose Ubuntu x.x (Where x is the version you wish to use) from the Image list. (You will notice there are a number of Linux and Windows Images to choose from) Set the Drive Size (10Gb should do the trick for now) Click Add. Your Server will now be created and your Pre-Installed drive will start imaging from our library (this will only take a few mins) While you are waiting you can confirm the server settings are as you would like them. Click on the Settings icon to access the settings page. From the Settings Page, you can adjust the Resouces, add additional Drives and CD Images, Configure Networking and VLANs. (Please see the other tutorials for details on this options). Return to the Account Overview Your Server imaging should...

New Linux Pre-Installed Images added

In keeping with all of the image updates we have been making available on the platform this week, the Go2Guys have refreshed and added new Linux Pre-Installed images. Now you can go from Zero to a New Linux Server in 60 seconds. Just login to your account or sign up for a 5 day free trial and add a New Linux Server using one of the following new Images: Debian 7.4 (Wheezy) Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Ubuntu Linux 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) centOS Linux 6.5...

How to Set up a Windows 2012 R2 Cloud Server

Step 1: Login to your Account Login to your account. If you don’t have an account you can sign up for a 5 day free trial here. You are now in the Control Panel, from here you can Control all your servers, create new servers, drives, VLAN’s and more. Step 2: Add a New Server You will now add a New Windows 2012 R2 Server using on of our Pre-Installed images. Click the “Add” button. Select Server (VM)… You are now on the Add New Server Dialog Give the Server a Name, CPU and Memory Allocation. Select the Server Creation “Type” (Possible options here are Pre-Installed System, Self-Install from CD, Boot from Live CD, Boot from Existing Drive & Custom). Additional Details on these options can be found here. We are going to leverage a Pre-Installed System, so set the Type accordingly. Choose Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (You can choose “Own License” if you plan to use your own Microsoft Licensing or “Subscription License” if you plan to Pay for the License monthly with Go2Cloud) from the Image list. (You will notice there are a number of Linux and Windows Images to choose from) Set the Drive Size (13Gb is the minimum for a Windows Image, but we recommend at least 15Gb for now) Click Add. Your Server will now be created and your Pre-Installed drive will start imaging from our library (this will only take a few mins) While you are waiting you can confirm the server settings are as you would like them. Click on the Settings icon  to access the settings page. From the Settings Page, you can adjust the...

New Open Source Images added to Library

The beauty of Open Source is that there really are a great number of Appliances and Software that you can make use of, and there is no easier way to enable these great applications than to make use of a Go2Cloud Cloud Server. Whilst it is easy for you to upload your own custom installer into your account and make use of it, the Go2Guys hope to make things even easier by providing an ever growing library of Software Images and Appliances for you to make use of. One of the great providers of Linux based appliances is Turnkey Linux, we have taken the liberty of adding that latest versions of a number of their images. You will find the following images under “Self-Install” in the Go2Cloud Control Panel Django Drupal Joomla LAMP Stack Magento OrangeHRM SugarCRM WordPress osCommerce Additionally we also updated the following Open Source and Linux Images CentOS 6.5 Debian 7.5.0 Knoppix 7.2.0 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Untangle Firewall Appliance 10.2 Why not go and take one of these great Images for a Spin with your very own Go2Cloud Account. Don’t have an account ? Sign up for a Free Trial For a quick tutorial on how to Setup your First Linux Cloud Server, take a look at our HelpDesk for “How to Set up a Linux Cloud Server” or watch the “How to Create your first Cloud Server” video...

New and Updated Windows Images

The Go2Guys have been hard at work updating our existing Windows Pre-Install images as well as Creating some new ones. Sign up for a Go2Cloud account today and take one of these images for a spin. Experience what it is like to go from Zero to Fully Functional Windows server in a matter of Minutes. We have just added the following New Images : Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (Own License) Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (Subscription License) Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard with SQL 2014 Web Edition (Subscription License) Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard with SQL 2014 Standard Edition (Subscription License) Additionally we have also updated the following images with the latest Windows Updates : Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard (Own License) Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard (Subscription License) Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard with SQL 2012 Web Edition (Subscription License) Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard with SQL 2012 Standard Edition (Subscription License)...
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