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One of the upsides with the DIY service is that you easily can modify what system resources a server has access to – sometimes even without rebooting the server.
Accessing the control panel to do the changes
To access the control panel so you can perform the modifications, follow these steps:
- Begin by logging on to the DIY control panel.
- After logging in, click
Appliancesin the menu to the left.
- Click on the name of the server you wish to modify (under
You will now be able to modify the server you’ve selected.
Edit the amount of CPU cores and/or RAM
Sometimes you need additional processing power or more memory on a server, and to modify this, follow these instructions:
- After accessing the settings page for the server as described above, click the green
Toolsbutton towards the top right.
- In the popup menu, click
Edit Virtual Server.
- On the page where you end up, you find sliders for
CPUcores. Adjust these according to your needs and click the
Savebutton on the lower right.
- After clicking the
Savebutton, you’ll get a notice about rebooting the server. Make sure that you have no unsaved data on the server and click
Continue resizeto reboot the server and get access to the new system resources.
- Once the modification is completed, you’ll see this in the table on the bottom of the page.
Increase disk size
- After accessing the settings page for the server as described above, hover your mouse cursor over
Storagein the top menu and click
Disksin the menu that folds down.
- Click the gear icon to the right of the disk you want to increase and click
Editin the dropdown menu.
- In the popup that appears, adjust the slider under
Sizeaccording to your needs and click the
- The server will be rebooted when you save your changes. The reboot might take longer than usual due to the disk being inflated. Make sure no data is unsaved on the server and click
OKin the alert box that pops up.
- The control panel now schedules a shutdown of the server, an increase of the disk, and subsequently a boot of the server.
- Once the server has booted, you’ll have access to the increased disk space.