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 [RESTART] button.)

Here we will explain how to access your VPS desktop by using VNC viewer.

If you don't have any VNC viewer, you can download "REAL VNC" from here (free of charge).

After install the VNC Viewer, start it. If the following picture is shown up, it means success.

At the DigitalSwift Manager page, enter VNC password and click the [Start] button below the "VNC:"

3. Setting of the VNC viewer

Click the [Misc] tab, turn on the "Shared connection [do not disconnect other viewers]" then click [OK] button.

Enter your VNC IP address and port number. (Be sure to input ":", a colon, between IP address and port number such as "IP adresss:port number". ) Then click the [Option] button.

Enter your VNC password, the same password you entered on the manager page, and click [OK] button.

Now your VPS is launched.
4. To access to the webmin

Please enter the "Username" and "Password" at the Webmin login page.

After logging in the Webmin, click "File Manager" from http://digitalswift.net/pics/start9.gif on the left menu.

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;

http://digitalswift.net/pics/start14.gif

&clear: "Upload Files" dialog box is showed up when you click this [Upload] "image" 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;

Please enter the following URL on your browser and access to the page.

http://[Your VPS IP address]/[Your file name]

Now you got your homepage!

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