Getting Started.

Sharing management of DNS

This guide describes how to allow your colleagues to manage the DNS zones in STORM, please see this guide for managing DNS within STORM. DNS management within STORM is within your user dashboard. Within the DNS section there will be a list of your domains that have zones on our name servers. To share management […]

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Understanding Users

Managing Users is one of the most useful features inside STORM. This function makes it very easy to invite someone to your server without having to reset your login for yourself and anyone else who has access. All users are able to access multiple servers with the same STORM login even if the servers are […]

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Managing users

How access is managed to a server is at the core of how STORM works. We’ve designed this process to be as simple as possible. There are two ways to grant access to a STORM server, either as an owner or a standard user. Both users have full access to the server although an owner […]

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Setting up a website

This guide explains how to set up a website on your server using STORM First you need to log into STORM Once logged into STORM, you will be taken to the STORM dashboard. From the STORM dashboard click on Websites. Click the Add Website button. Type your domain name into the Domain field. Choose the […]

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Accessing your FTP details

From the STORM dashboard, click on Websites. Click the cog icon next to your website to manage your website. Click on FTP. When you set up a website in STORM, a default FTP user is created for you. You can copy these details into your FTP client by simply clicking on the username and password. […]

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Adding an additional FTP user

From the STORM dashboard, click on Websites. Click the cog icon next to your website to manage your website. Click on FTP. Click the Add FTP User button. Enter your desired username into the Username field. This can be anything you like. For the Directory field you can leave this as / which is the […]

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Restoring an expired FTP user

From the STORM dashboard, click on Websites. Click the cog icon next to your website to manage your website. Click on FTP. Under Expired FTP Users, click on the restore icon next to the user you would like to restore.

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Pointing your domain to your server

From the STORM dashboard, click on Websites. Click the cog icon next to your website to manage your website. STORM will let you know if your DNS is pointing correctly as below. What to do if your domain is not pointing to your website Please see the following guide on how to point a domain […]

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STORM Background

How STORM Works STORM works differently from cPanel and Plesk by not being installed on each server that it manages. Instead STORM is based on a number of management servers that connect to each customer server each time a change is requested. As these servers are located on the same network these changes are made […]

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Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a basic free SSL project that enables any web site to have an SSL certificate for no cost. Nimbus integrated Let’s Encrypt into STORM to offer our customers a free SSL certificate installed within minutes with no technical knowledge or lengthy validation process. Once Let’s Encrypt is enabled on your primary web […]

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