Adding a VPS

Adding a VPS

The steps to add a new VPS vary depending on if you are adding a VPS for the first time or not.

The following instructions describe how to add a VPS for the first time or add an additional VPS to your account.

Moving a site to a VPS does not affect your email service. Email is on a different server and will continue to function normally.

What OS runs on my VPS?

New VPS plans include the Ubuntu Jammy OS. Only actively supported versions of PHP are available on these machines.

Adding a VPS for the first time

  1. Go to the Servers page.
    The VPS dashboard page opens.
  2. Click the Get Started button.
    The dashboard displays various VPS packages to choose.
  3. Select a Monthly, Yearly, or 3 Year option.
  4. Choose a VPS plan.
    The Cart page opens allowing you to confirm your order summary.
  5. Click the Submit Order button.
    A success message displays confirming the VPS has been purchased.

An email is sent to you after the VPS is provisioned. This usually completes in a few hours.

If you chose to migrate all sites to the VPS from another server, you can now delete the old server's hosting plan. However, you must first remove (or migrate) any remaining users on your old server to the new VPS before you can delete the old plan. View the following articles for instructions on how to delete or migrate users and close your old hosting plan.

Adding an additional VPS to your account

  1. Go to the Servers page.
  2. Click the Add Server+ button and select Virtual Private Server.
  3. Click the Get Started button.
    The dashboard displays various VPS packages to choose.
  4. Select a Monthly, Yearly, or 3 Year option.
  5. Choose a VPS plan.
    The Cart page opens allowing you to confirm your order summary.
  6. Click the Submit Order button.
    A success message displays confirming the VPS has been purchased.

An email is sent to you after the VPS is provisioned. This usually completes in a few hours.

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