Getting Started: First Steps
The fundamentals necessary to creating a functional Internet
presence with your new Virtual Server are all included here. This is an excellent
resource for first time Virtual Server users.
You will also want to become acquainted with our online
Virtual Server Handbook.
1. Upload Content to Your Virtual Server
There are several methods to
upload website content and other files to your Virtual Server.
Instructions for FTP clients like WS_FTP and Fetch, and for other methods like
iManager and Windows File Sharing are presented in the Virtual Server Handbook.
2. Create E-mail and FTP User Accounts
Depending on the type of your Virtual Server, you have the ability to
setup E-mail Aliases, POP accounts, and FTP user accounts. It's
very easy to do by following our step-by-step instructions in the Virtual Server Handbook.
3. Become an Expert Administrator
After you have completed your web site, uploaded the content to your
Virtual Server, created some e-mail/ftp accounts, we invite you to
consider some further Virtual Server administration topics. Virtually
everything you need to know is included in the
FreeBSD Virtual Server Help and
Solaris Virtual Server Help sections of our
web site. Topics covered include web server configuration, virtual
subhost configuration, Virtual Server administration, the Microsoft
FrontPage Server Extensions, Java and Perl5, and much, much more.