bookmark_borderInstalling Incredible PBX from CrownPanel

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In this week’s feature highlight, we look at How to Install Incredible PBX from CrownPanel

  1. Open a Support Ticket with us requesting to add the Incredible PBX 2020 template to your account.
  2. IncrediblePBX can be installed with a 1-Click re-install option in the CrownPanel and you can find it under CentOS re-install option with the label incrediblepbx2020, for Instructions on how to re-install you can click here
  3. Next, SSH into the server to complete the remaining installation steps. It is an interactive process from here on and the system will prompt you for some inputs regarding the configuration.

NOTE: The first IP Address accessing the Incredible PBX server is whitelisted and required the same IP address to access the server again, we recommend you to use a VPN, or have a static IP configured on your local system to access the server remotely anytime.

Screenshots,

Once the installation process is completed you will be presented with a final configuration window

To access Incredible PBX Admin Panel

Open the browser and enter the following URL,

http://server-ip-address/

Login credentials,

  • Username – admin
  • Password – what you have set in Step 3[root password].

To access Incredible PBX Webmin

Open the browser and enter the following URL,

https://server-ip-address:9001

Login credentials,

  • Username – root
  • Password – what you have set in Step 3[root password].

This would conclude the installation IncrediblePBX on CrownPanel.

If you face technical difficulties, kindly reach out to us via Support Ticket.

bookmark_borderReinstalling your KVM VM on CrownPanel

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In this week’s feature highlight, we look at how to Reinstall your KVM VM on CrownPanel

First, Click on the “Manage” button beside the VM you wish to reinstall

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Next, Switch to the “Reinstall” Tab

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Next, Select the Operating System you wish to install from the list,

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You can also reinstall your VM via the CD-ROM method if you wish to create custom partitions and/or wish to install a custom operating system

Once you confirm the reinstall, you’ll be presented with your new root password (if installing a Linux based operating system)

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bookmark_borderChanging your VPS Hostname on CrownPanel

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In this week’s feature highlight, we look at how to change the Hostname of your VPS on CrownPanel.

Before learning How to set the Hostname in CrownPanel, let us learn what is a Hostname.

A hostname is a domain name assigned to a host computer. For example, if Computer “A” had two computers on its network named “A1” and “A2,” the domain name “A1.abc.com” is connecting to the “A1” computer.
A hostname may have appended the name of a Domain Name System (DNS) domain, separated from the host-specific label by a period (“dot”) then the hostname is said to be a fully qualified domain name (FQDN).

OpenVZ Based VPS

OpenVZ VPSes pull the hostname from the config file which is updated when setting the hostname via our panel

Login to https://crownpanel.com/ and click on the “Manage” button beside the VPS you wish to edit the hostname for.

Next click on the “Hostname” listed beside the IP address,

This will open a new form where you can edit the hostname as you wish. Once the hostname is edited/changed, the VPS hostname is updated.

KVM Based VPS

Click on the “Manage” button beside the VPS you wish to edit the hostname for.

Next click on the “Hostname” listed beside the IP address,

This will open a new form where you can edit the hostname as you wish. Once the hostname is edited/changed, the VPS hostname is updated.

CentOS

How do I see the Host names?

hostnamectl

OR

hostnamectl status

How do I set the Host name? The new hostname can be set with the following command,

hostnamectl set-hostname YourHostname --static

To set Hostname as “myvps”, enter:

hostnamectl set-hostname myvps --static

To verify the new hostname, enter:

hostnamectl status

Ubuntu / Debian

Check your hostname status first:

hostnamectl status

Output shown will be something like:

[root@idroot ~]# hostnamectl status
Static hostname: vps.server.com
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Architecture: x86_64

To change the hostname to your preferred hostname, replace “YOUR_PREFERRED_HOSTNAME” with your hostname,

hostnamectl set-hostname YOUR_PREFERRED_HOSTNAME

Check your hostname status again in a new terminal:

hostnamectl status    

bookmark_borderSetting rDNS in CrownPanel

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In this week’s feature highlight, we look at how to set arDNS in CrownPanel.

Before knowing what is rDNS first let us learn what is DNS,

DNS is typically used to resolve a domain name to an IP address and this function is known as a forward resolution and is performed every time you visit a site on the internet.

rDNS which is known as Reverse DNS as its name implies it is a method of resolving an IP address back to a domain name.

Please note,

  • You will need to setup a A record on your domain to point to the IP, for eg, if you wish to setup my.domain.com on IP 127.0.0.1, then my.domain.com will have to have a A record pointing to 127.0.0.1. If this is not possible to do, please contact us via the Client Area to setup your rDNS manually.
  • Most IP(s) should be available to setup via the automated module, in some cases, you may see a message saying “Click here to contact our support team to setup rDNS for this IP Address” for these you will need to click on the message button to open a support ticket.

Login to CrownPanel at https://crownpanel.com/

To Set rDNS

Click on the rDNS button/link in the top-navbar,

rDNS

And enter the rDNS and click Update button.

rDNS

To delete rDNS

If you wish to delete or reset your rDNS, click on the Reset rDNS button.

rDNS

If using CloudFlare DNS

If you use CloudFlare, you will need to disable the proxied (orange cloud) icon for a few minutes, then you should be able to setup the rDNS.

The proxied(orange cloud) icon look like this. rDNS

Once you disabled it. it will look like this. rDNS

IPv6 rDNS

Please contact our support desk (create a ticket) at https://crowncloud.net/clients for IPv6 rDNS. We will add this to the panel soon.

bookmark_borderSetting Labels on a VPS in CrownPanel

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In this week’s feature highlight, we will look at how to set a label on a VPS in CrownPanel.

Labels are identifiers for your VPS’s to easily mark and/or group servers together, You can set the VPS labels and color according to your usage of the server.

Setting labels on a VPS is easy as it gets:

First, Click on the “Manage” button beside the VM you wish to Label

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Next, Switch to the “Label” Tab.

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Next, Click on Add Label to add the label to the VPS.

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Here, you can fill in the Label Text and select the Colour you wish to use from Red/Green/Blue. Then, Click on Add Label to Confirm.

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After setting a label on a VPS it will look like this,

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You can remove Label by clicking the Cross mark as shown in the below screenshot.

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bookmark_borderUsing SSH keys with your KVM VPS on CrownPanel

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In this week’s feature highlight, we look at how to use SSH keys with your KVM VPS on CrownPanel.

SSH (Secure Shell) is a widely-used protocol for interacting with remote servers for configuration and general usage. SSH keys provide a more secure way of logging into a server with SSH than using a password alone.

Here just a few easy steps to add a new key and use it.

Click on “SSH Keys” in the navbar,

Click on “New Key” to add a new SSH key,

Once the key is added, switch to the “VPS List” from the navbar,

Click on the “Manage” button beside the VPS you wish to manage,

Switch to the “Reinstall” tab and you can now select your SSH key,

Done!