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    Binding multiple IPs to one interface in Debian/Ubuntu

    Important Notes: 1.) Before making any changes to your network configuration, please make sure you obtain any relevant information such as Gateway, Subnet and allocated IP Block details to ensure ...

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    Binding multiple IPs to one interface in Centos 6

    The steps to add additional IP's to one network card / interface in Centos 6 are as follows:1.) Login into the server as the root user2.) Navigate to /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory3.) Ass...

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    Binding multiple IPs to one interface in Windows

    The following procedure will guide you through how to add Multiple IP Addresses to one interface. 1. Open Control Panel and Network Connections. 2. Right-click the LAN connection and select "prop...

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    IP and DNS information

    By default we only configure a services primary IP address allowing clients to configure any additional addresses as they see fit.As well as the usable IPs, you will likely need additional network ...

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    What is KVMoIP?

    KVMoIP (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) over IP allows IT administrators to remotely manage their UK dedicated box even when their usual remote access software (SSH, RDP, VNC etc) is no longer functioning....

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    Reset forgotten root password with Centos 5/6

    Please Note: In order to reset your Centos 5/6 password you will need KVM access to adjust your servers boot loader menu!1.) At the boot loader menu, use the arrow keys to highlight the installatio...

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    How do I perform a tracert?

    If you or one of your customers is experiencing a less than optimal route into our network resulting in higher latency or packetloss then it is advisable to submit a tracert (trace route) to our su...

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    Slow SSH login

    Slow SSH logins are generally because your server/vps is attempting to do a rDNS lookup of your IP which it will log and this can often cause a delay. You can disable this default feature very eas...

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    How do I know my power requirements?

    We're quite often approached by prospective clients who either have no idea what the power draw of their server will be or have calculated their power draw based on the max/peak output power of the...

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    Insurance on colocated equipment

    Q: Do RackSRV take care of insuring any colocated equipment and the data on it?A: No, it is the responsibility of the client to adequately insure any assets belonging to them (both tangible and int...

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    Can I have custom rDNS / reverse PTR records?

    All rDNS management can now be done quickly and easily by logging into our client portal. Once on your 'My Services' tab simply click on the desired service and look for the 'Create rDNS' part of ...

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    How do I reboot my server?

    To remotely reboot your dedicated / colocated server, please follow these simple steps: 1.) Login to our client portal at https://www.racksrv.com/portal/clientarea.php2.) Then click 'My Services' ...

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    What is a glue record?

    A glue record is the IP address of a name server held at the domain name registry.Glue records are required when you wish to set the name servers of a domain name to a hostname under the domain nam...

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    Access for Rackspace clients

    First of all only rackspace clients are eligible for un-escorted 24x7 access to the data centre and they will be issued a PAC application form upon their sign-up. Once this form has been completed ...

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    Enabling Passive Mode on your FTP Server

    If you are running an FTP server behind CSF (a front end for iptables on Linux) then you will likely have run into issues with directory listing either being non-existent or very slow!The solution ...

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    Reset forgotten root password with Ubuntu

    Please Note: In order to reset your Centos password you will need KVM access to adjust your servers boot loader menu!1.) Reboot your computer.2.) Hold Shift during boot to start GRUB menu.3.) Highl...

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    What do I need to send with my server?

    All we require is your server (preferably pre-configured with network settings or if not we will need your login details to configure our end) and any rails it may come with - if no rails are being...

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    Storage of spare parts and packaging materials

    Storage of spare parts (HDD's, RAM etc) This is generally not a problem, please contact us to see if there will be any fees involved for the storage. Storage ofpackaging materials (boxes etc) Un...

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    What is an attended O/S installation?

    What is an attended O/S installation?An attended installation is a custom version of the O/S you are trying to install which required your input either via SSH or VNC in order to configure the OS t...

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