Our private network

[:en]SWISSLAYER’s PRIVATE NETWORK Private Networks are formed by computers or servers connected to each other but not so to external networks such as the internet. Each server is given a single usable IP address. By default we segment traffic to every individual server into a single vlan using VLSM, this means no other server can talk to your server on the same vlan as only […]

Setting rDNS from your control panel

[:en]SETTING REVERSE DNS RECORDS FROM OUR CONTROL PANEL. Why its important. Lets say you are a customer and you have a dedicated server with us from which you would like to send mail. If  you dont configure rDNS records for the servers responsible for sending emails, there is a 100% chance the email will be flagged as SPAM, the emai lwont reach the intended person […]

OS installation over IPMI

[:en]OS INSTALLATION OVER THE IPMI INTERFACE In order to reload the OS on your server, you need to follow the basic steps of “Working with the IPMI” in order to connect to the remote IPMI of your server. Once you have the “Remote Console” prompt available, you can re-load the OS on your server the same way we do it.

Working with the IPMI

[:en]USING THE IPMI Each server comes by default with IPMI access. IPMI access is given to our customers on a “custom access level” basis, meaning, NO administrator user is given unless the client has a specific reason for requesting it. This avoids mistakes made by customers on configuring the IPMI, and rendering it useless without the intervention of an administrator in the Data Center.

VPS Control Panel

[:en]VPS CONTROL PANEL. We at Rackeknd, have tried to centralize all management functions in one single Platform. When it comes to VPS servers however, at times this is not enough, which is the reason of the creation of this article. Almost every management task can be done from our Control panel available at https://support.swisslayer.com with a few exceptions, amonf these exceptions we can include:

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