How to Resize a Windows Cloud Disk Size After an Upgrade

Log into the VM with Remote Desktop


Open Server Manager

Click Start Computer, then Manage to open the Server Manager.

Navigate to Storage > Disk Management

Right click on the current drive space and click Extend Volume


Extend Volume Wizard

Click Next on the Welcome to the Extend Volume Wizard


Select Disks

The available space will automatically be added to the Selected drives. Click Next


Finish Wizard

That’s It! You’re done! Click Finish



Now check the drive space with File Explorer, right click on the drive and select Properties


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How to restore a Codero Cloud Snapshot


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



An active Codero Cloud account
A cloud instance with a previously created snapshot



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 from the Main Menu.


Display Control Options

If you do not see the Cloud control options (Start, Restart, ect., click the the downward pointing arrow located at the right of the cloud description.


Restore Snapshot

Click the “Restore Snapshot” icon. This will display the “Restore from a snapshot” confirmation form.



Confirm Restore

Confirm you are restoring the correct snapshot based on the details displayed in the “Restore from a snapshot” confirmation form. If the information displayed is correct click Confirm Restore


Snapshot Restore

The screen will update displaying different stages of the restore process. The server will restart before the process has completed.


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How to open the Hyper-V Manager

Open the Hyper-V Manager

Start > Administrative Tools > Hyper-V Manager


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How to allow access to WHM after being blocked by cphulk

To add your IP by clicking “cPHulk Brute Force Protection” from the WHM main menu, then click the “White/Black List Management” tab. Enter your IP in the text box under “White List (Trusted IP List)” then click the [Quick Add] button.

Once your IP is registered on the white list, you will no longer receive the dreaded “password failed” error from WHM when trying to log in as root.

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How to use this site

Welcome to HowToWebHost.com! The owner and contributors to this site have created it with hopes it will provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on basic skills required to host your own websites. Most of the articles on this site have been created based on the most frequently asked questions to web hosting support techs.

Inline Articles

While we make strides to leave no stone unturned, you will find there are several portions of articles here that are used multiple times, such as how to access Server Manager in Windows. Rather than re-write this portion for each article, we provide simple dropdown links. If you already know how to access this section of the article, feel free to skip it. If not, click the clearly labelled link to display the full steps.


Open Server Manager

How to open Server Manager

Windows 2008 & Windows 2003

Method 1 – From Start

Click Start then Server Manager.



Method 2 – Administrative Tools

Click Start then Administrative Tools. Now click Server Manager from the side menu.



Method 3 – Right click “Computer”

Click Start then right click on “Computer”, then click “Manage”. This will open the Server Manager window.



Inline Graphic

You will also find our heavy use of inline graphics, such as Keyboard and Windows buttons. These are provided as additional guides to help you complete the current process (step) you might be working on. You will also find references to multiple key strokes. If you see something like Ctrl+X, this says to press both of these keys at the same time.


Information Windows

There are a few information windows you will see scattered throughout the site. Each of these will be color coded.

If you see a red window such as this one, pay close attention! The information in here is important and needs to be followed closely.


GREEN = Important.
The information located in a green window is for your information, but should be paid attention to.


GRAY = Additional Information.
The information located within any gray window is there to provide additional information that can safely be ignored.
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How to add an additional IP in Windows 2008

1. Log into your Windows 2008 server using Remote Desktop.
2. Right click on your networking Icon located in the lower right corner and select .

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