How to Upgrade your Codero Cloud Server
This article describes the steps required to restore a previously created Codero Cloud snapshot.
An active Codero Cloud account
A cloud instance with a previously created snapshot
Please note that Codero Cloud servers can only be scaled UP and cannot be scaled down. In order to scale an instance down, you will need to first create the smaller instance, then copy your data to the new instance manually.
Log into your Codero Cloud account at https://portal.codero.com
List available servers
Lists all available cloud servers by clicking the small cloud icon from the Main Menu.
Display Control Options
If you do not see the Cloud control options (Start, Restart, etc., click the downward pointing arrow located at the right of the cloud description.
The server must be stopped before you are able to upgrade it. To stop the instance, click the “Stop Server” icon.
After the instance has stopped, click the “Upgrade Server” icon. This will display the sizes available.
Choose Server Size
A new window will appear with the available upgrade options. Click the size you wish to upgrade to, then click Upgrade.
Verify New Size
After a few moments, your server upgrade will complete and will automatically restart. You will see the upgrade change in the cloud description.
*** Resize your drive ***
While your instance is ready to accept the new drive size, you will need to manually resize it. The steps to resize your drive are quite different between Linux and Windows systems, so these steps are outlined in different articles.