Managing your server.

Rebooting your server

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 Management. Click the Reboot Server button. As STORM does not run on your server, access to STORM will remain whilst the server is rebooted. Any changes you make in STORM […]

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Restarting services

How to restart services such as Apache, NGINX, PHP and MySQL 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 Management. Click Restart button next to the service you would like to restart.

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What web server does STORM use?

OverviewSTORM uses Nginx as it’s primary web server. We have chosen to use Nginx on STORM as it is built for performance especially when serving static files such as Javascript, CSS and images.In addition to Nginx, STORM also utilises Apache meaning that your sites can still use .htaccess files for things like redirects. This is […]

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Where are logs kept on STORM?

STORM keeps both access and error logs for each site. These are stored by the webserver that has served the request, either Apache or NGINX. Each log file is prefixed with the name of the web server and whether it is an access or error log. These logs are refreshed each day and kept for […]

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Connecting with SSH

Nimbus Hosting servers are managed using the control panel (STORM) and SSH You’ll need to have an SSH client on windows we recommend PuTTY and Terminal on OSX. To log in to your server with SSH, you need three pieces of information: The server’s IP address or Hostname The SSH username The SSH users password […]

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STORM Technologies

STORM uses a number of different technologies to get the best speed out of your websites and to give you some great features.  Here is an overview of some of the technology behind STORM: Ubuntu STORM servers run the latest stable version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system which gives you access to the latest […]

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