Whenever you purchase a new VPS it will be displayed on the VPS dashboard:
Once you select your VPS you will be presented with these sections on the left side:
Overview - general information about your VPS, like its status, VPS IP, uptime, location, and so on
Settings - main settings like root password, emergency mode, firewall, SSH, hostname
Server Usage - here you can find your server’s usage for the last 24 hours, week, month, or even a year
Snapshots & Backups - all of your backups and snapshots will be shown here with the ability to restore them with ease
Latest Actions - this section shows all of the latest actions along with their statuses (if they are still running or were completed)
Operating System - here you will see your operating system, main information about it, and have an opportunity to change the OS if needed
Help - help section contains a load of useful articles for your VPS
The overview page consists of several sections:
This is the first section you see after selecting your VPS. Here you can see your VPS IP, server status, uptime, current OS, location, and node:
Not only that: here you can also Reboot or Stop your VPS completely with a few clicks!
This is a section where you can find all the information for connecting to your VPS via SSH:
The full command to paste into a terminal
And a button to change SSH password
Here you can find details about the plan of your VPS: the name of the current plan, its expiration date, and assigned resources:
The bottom of the Overview page always displays your current order usage and provides options for upgrade and information about the expiration date:
In this section you can easily reset your root password as well as change DNS resolvers:
If you scroll down a bit you will see buttons to Reset Firewall or Reset SSH, these options will help if you get locked out of your VPS:
Lastly, this section gives you an option to change your hostname as well as enable Disk Quota or NFS support:
Here you can set up a PTR record for your IPv4 or IPv6 address:
This section provides you with the ability to enable emergency mode, which is very crucial when accessing corrupted VPS via SSH:
Here you can easily add SSH key or manage existing SSH keys:
On this page, you can see a comprehensive order usage of your VPS: CPU usage, Incoming traffic, Number of processes, and many more.
You can also choose a period for which to see statistics: last 24 hours, last week, last month, or even last year
The time is shown in the GTM+0 timezone
Snapshots & Backups
Here you can find all of your backups and snapshots.
A snapshot is a copy of the VPS state, exactly as it is at the moment the snapshot is taken, while a backup is simply a full backup of your whole VPS. Restoration is as easy as clicking one button 😊
In this section, you can see all of your latest actions like rebooting or shutting down your VPS, changing your OS, or restoring a backup. In case you see any failed actions be sure to contact our Customer Success team and we will help you out:
We offer a variety of operating systems for your VPS, and this section consists of everything OS-related.
There you will see:
Short information about your current OS and control panel.
Opportunity to change your Operating System
Opportunity to reinstall your Operating System
Here you can find short information about the template you’ve chosen, change your OS to a different one, or reinstall a current one:
Changing or reinstalling OS will delete everything