How do I change the operating system?

This article will explain how to change your VPS operating system.

Please note: this article was originally created for our previous generation of Virtual Private Servers. As such, these instructions may not be relevant to our current generation of Virtual Private Servers.

Step 1 of 7

Start by logging in to your legacy Control Panel. For details on how to do this, please read the following article: How do I access and manage my products?

Step 2 of 7

From there, select Virtual Private Servers (VPS) within the ‘Manage active products’ section and then select Manage opposite Manage Virtual Private Servers (VPS).

Manage VPS

Step 3 of 7

Click on the Manage button next to your VPS.

Step 4 of 7

Click on the Manage VPS tab.

Step 5 of 7

Click on the Change OS link next to Operating system under the Server Information section.

Step 6 of 7

Select the operating system you wish to change to from the drop down list

Step 7 of 7

When a operating system is selected click on the Reimage VPS button to complete.

Please note: All data will be lost when the server is reimaged.