Managing your server.

Rebooting your server

On the rare occasion that you need to reboot your server, this can be safely done 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 the Reboot Server button. As STORM does not run on […]

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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?

STORM uses a combination of Apache and NGINX to display each web site. As NGINX is built for performance we serve all static files like Javascript, CSS and images are served directly from NGINX. Any requests for PHP and HTML pages go directly through to Apache. For performance any PHP requests are served from PHP-PFM. […]

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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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