Add default SSH Keys

GridPane has a Default SSH Keys feature which allows you to set any SSH Keys you have added to your GridPane User Settings to default so that they will be added automatically to any servers you provision with GridPane. Please note, this feature does not work retroactively, that is to say any default keys which you mark as default will only […]

Connect to a GridPane Server by SFTP as System User

When we want to download/upload files and folders to our Serious WordPress site we should use SFTP (it’s stronger than FTP), or SSH File transfer Protocol, to securely access our System Users’ sites’ directories. Want to watch this process? Here you go:   Step 1. Ensure you have an Active System User added to GridPane  […]

Connect to a GridPane server by SSH as Root user

With GridPane your servers are your own. You have full access to them and may wish to connect to them as a root user to administer them as you see fit. In this article we will look at how to do this. Step 1. Ensure you have an Active SSH key  If you haven’t already, […]

Connect to a GridPane Server by SFTP as Root user

With GridPane your servers are your own. You have full access to them and may wish to connect to them as a root user to administer them as you see fit. In this article we will look at how to connect to a GridPane server as root by SFTP to manage files, directories and permissions […]

Delete an Active GridPane Server

Deleting an Active Server from your GridPane dashboard is easy.  If the server was created using a Cloud Provider API, deleting it from your GridPane dashboard will also destroy it. If the server was created using the Custom VPS provider script, deleting it from GridPane will only remove it from your dashboard. You will need […]

Rename an Active GridPane Server and/or Change a Server IP Address

Sometimes you may wish to change the name of a server that we have already provisioned, or change the server IP address. You can do this easily from the Active Server list in the GridPane home page for providers that support this functionality: DigitalOcean Vultr Linode  Step 1. Go to the GridPane Servers page The list of Active servers […]