USER GUIDE FOR VPS BEGINNERS †
Let's get started a new website with DigitalSwift †
This user guide helps you to upload a new website to your VPS and see your website on the Internet.
1. To sign up DigitalSwift's VPS:
First of all, please go to the "VPS PLANS" page from the top menu, select VPS plan you wish to use and click "Sign up". There are 3 steps to signup, please follow the steps and complete registration. After credit card transaction, you will receive an e-mail confirmation at the registered e-mail address. To login the DigitalSwift Manager, please access to the URL described on the e-mail or DigitalSwift's LOGIN page then enter your account name and password.
2. Before connect to your VPS:
After logging in your DigitalSwift Manager, please confirm your signal is green.
(If the signal is Yellow or Red, please click the [START] or [RESTART] button.)
Here we will explain how to access your VPS desktop by using VNC.
3. Open the VNC window:
Just push "Open" button for it at manager page.
If you cannot open it, please kindly try it with a different browser. For your reference, we confirmed that IE10, IE11 and latest Firefox can work without problem.
Now your VPS is launched.
4. To access to the webmin:
Your Webmin page addres is following URL;
http://[Your VPS IP address]:10000/
Please enter the "Username" and "Password" at the Webmin login page.
(At the first time, please enter as following.)
Password: registerd password at your signup
The "File Manager" cannot run without Java Runtime Environment (JRE) on your browser. You can verify and download JRE from http://java.com/en/download/installed.jsp .
You'll see a lot of folders, click this [var] -> [www] -> [html] and upload html files to "/var/www/html".
5. To upload your html files:
"Upload Files" dialog box is showed up when you click the [Upload] button on the top of the page.
Click the [Browse] button at the "File to upload" and choose a file being upload.;
Please confirm that the upload directory is "/var/www/html", and click [Upload].
The file is uploaded into the "/var/www/html" of Webmin File Manager.
6. To see your uploaded website:
You can use following subdomain URL for your website.
http://[Your VPS Name].digitalswift.net
If your VPS name were "abc", the URL would be http://abc.digital.swift.net.
You can also check your website the following URL.
http://[Your VPS IP address]/[Your file name]
Now you got your homepage!