Getting Started.

Managing DNS within STORM

To get your domain hosting up and running you will need to add/update a DNS entry. This guide explains what to do to manage this if you would like to utilise our name servers for your DNS. To take advantage of this feature, you’ll have to set your domain to use our name servers, those […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Editing your Hosts file on MAC

A useful method for viewing a website before it is live on a server is to add an entry to your Host file on your Mac. This file bypasses the DNS so you can view the site whilst it’s still in development. On MAC OSX Open Terminal from Applications>Utilities>Terminal.       Open the hosts […]

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