How to Upgrade your Codero Cloud Server


How to Upgrade your Codero Cloud Server


Scope

This article describes the steps required to restore a previously created Codero Cloud snapshot.

 

Requirements

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.

 

Procedure

Log In

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 cloudsnapshot1.png from the Main Menu.

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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.

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Stop Server

The server must be stopped before you are able to upgrade it. To stop the instance, click the “Stop Server” icon.

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Upgrade Server

After the instance has stopped, click the “Upgrade Server” icon. This will display the sizes available.

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Choose Server Size

A new window will appear with the available upgrade options. Click the size you wish to upgrade to, then click Upgrade.

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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.

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*** 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.

 

 

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