Cloud DNS User Interface – A Quick Start Video

 In this video we provide an overview of the Cloud DNS functionality within our Cloud Management Portal. Learn how to create domains manually and via the import tool, copy domains, assign Zone Transfer pools, plus a brief overview of DNS Failover, GEO Zones and Monitors.

Cloud Load Balancing user interface – a Quick Start Video

 Here is a Quick Start video showing you how to quickly set up an initial configuration for Cloud Load Balancing in our web-based management console. Learn how to create a new Pack configuration with a Default Server Group and two web servers. Add a ping monitor to test server availability and configure load balancing using […]

Top External Monitoring Tools in 2019

What is external monitoring? In a general sense, it means regularly checking on something to find out what is happening. It’s a way to gather information. In a large network, it means observing and recording data from a wide variety of devices and applications. We should clarify that monitoring and management are not the same […]

Controlling Your Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Abstract The only constant in information technology is change. Technical pioneers continue to come up with new ways of doing things. The latest developments in IT infrastructure, as demonstrated in industry studies, include an increased adoption of hybrid cloud computing. With that trend comes a greater need to find ways to control a widely distributed […]

What You Should Know About APIs

We all know how a computer user interface (UI) works — at least in general terms. Humans interact with digital machines using input devices, and we watch everything real-time on computer monitors. When we think of user input, we usually think of Input devices like a mouse, keyboard, touchscreen, trackball, or pointing stick. But we […]

How to Install an SSL Certificate

Total Uptime gives you the ability to load an SSL certificate and key pair for use in SSL offload or decrypting the SSL session in order to insert client IP headers.  This article describes the process of retrieving your certificate and key files from a Linux web server, uploading them, and pairing them in our […]

Supported Load Balancing Persistence Types

Persistence is a function of load balancing where connections will be routed to the same service based upon the criteria selected.  This is set up alongside the algorithms for the load balancing virtual servers.  Each persistence type has a time-out value which will keep the persistence session in effect until it has been inactive for […]

Selecting the Right Monitors for Your Website

Suppose you’ve just launched a new website and you want to make sure that everything keeps working fine. What’s the next step? You could just hope and pray, but there is merit to being more proactive than that. The responsible thing to do is to monitor your website, including all the critical pages, services, and […]

Version 3.5 of our Cloud Platform released

Today we released a significant update to our cloud platform which includes numerous improvements to our user interface and API. This first 2016 release includes a number of new features as well as enhancements that will provide better UI feedback and responsiveness we know will make it simpler and easier for customers to deploy advanced […]