HyperVM Manual TABLE OF CONTENTS How Can I: ...............................................................2 Change HyperVM password.......................................2 Change Root Password.............................................2 Get a console connection..........................................2 Block IP addresses from accessing the server .............3 Change main IP of the server ....................................3 Manage Files on the server .......................................4 Setup TimeZone......................................................4 Manage Server statuses ...........................................4 Check VPS logs .......................................................4 Monitor VPS Internet activities ..................................5 Add/manage DNSs of the server ...............................5 What is this feature for: .............................................6 SSH Authorized Keys ...............................................6 Network .................................................................6 T raceroute..............................................................6 Recover Corrupted Vps ............................................6 Contacts.................................................................7 HelpDesk................................................................7

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HyperVM Manual How Can I: Change HyperVM password

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Login to your HyperVm Click on Password under Administration Menu Change the password and click on Update

Change Root Password

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Click on Root Password under Resources Menu Input a new password into the files and click on Update

Get a console connection You can get it in two ways: 1) You can gain the console access directly from your HyperVM by going to "Console Access" under "Console" menu

2) You can also connect to it using any SSH client. Please be advised to use the following settings: server: vps1.namecheaphosting.com port: 65321 then get authorized with your vm_name and root password.

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HyperVM Manual Block IP addresses from accessing the server



Click on Blocked Ips under Console Menu

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Choose Add Blocked Ip Enter new IP address to be blocked into the field and click on Add

There are two lists in this menu: 1) Allowed IPs – is the list of IP address that can access your control panel. NOTE: once you allow some IPs to access the control panel, all the other will be automatically blocked. It means that you can block IPs only if the Allowed IPs list is empty. 2) Blocked IPs – is the list of IPs that can’t get access of your Control Panel NOTE: you can also add a range of IPs to the both lists in the following way: 66.45.53.* or 66.45.*.*

Change main IP of the server •

Go to Main Ip address under Console Menu



Select an IP address from the Dropdown menu and click on Update

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HyperVM Manual Manage Files on the server You can manage files on your server using File manager option from the Resources menu

Setup TimeZone This can be done with the help of Set TimeZone option under Resources menu

Manage Server statuses For this purpose you can use Power Menu that provides the following options: Boot, Shutdown or Reboot.

Hard PowerOff option is used to cut your server off.

Check VPS logs You can check traffic and login histories using Traffic History and Login History options correspondingly:

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HyperVM Manual Monitor VPS Internet activities For this purpose you can use Port Monitor opting from Extra Menu:

Please add here IP of the server to monitor . Then add port to be monitored with the help of Add Standard Port option. NOTE: you can use such ports as: HTTP:80, FTP:21, SSH:22, SMT:25, MYSQL:3306, POP3:110, SMTP:25, IMAP:143, DNS:53. You can also add a custom port to be monitored using Add Custom Port feature. In case some of these ports go down you will be notified about this via email.

Add/manage DNSs of the server You can do it by going to Dns under Extra menu. There you will be able to manage already created DNS or add new ones (for this click on Add DNS bookmark)

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HyperVM Manual What is this feature for:

SSH Authorized Keys This option is used to control Authorized keys. SSH Authorized keys allow you to connect to your server without the password. You can read more about creating of SSH Authorized keys here: http://www.sshkeychain.org/mirrors/SSH-with-Keys-HOWTO/SSH-with-Keys-HOWTO-4 After you create your SSH Authorized key you will be able to add it from Add Authorized Key menu under SSH Authorized Keys.

Network This feature allows to modify network settings of your server . For example, change hostname, IP or NetMask of the server .

Traceroute Using this option you can check the table of route to your server . Here you can see all the servers you are connecting through and in case a problem appears you will see at which step the issue is.

Recover Corrupted Vps With the help of this feature you can recover your VPS's system files after some damage. Please note, that only the system files will be updated and your data files will be left untouched.

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Contacts In this sector you can indicate an email, where notifications about some services issues will be sent to.

HelpDesk Having clicked on this tab on you will be forwarded to Namecheap HelpDesk.

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