Last updated on: 2019-08-07
Authored by: Rackspace Support
Note: Rebuilding your server from an image is not an option currently available for OnMetal servers.
One advantage of rebuilding your server (versus creating a new server) is that you retain the same IP address, which saves you from having to update your DNS records and wait for DNS propagation.
Note: Rebuilding an image destroys all of the data on the server. Be sure to back up any data you wish to keep in a safe location prior to performing this task.
Use the following instructions to rebuild your server from the Cloud Control Panel:
The server’s status changes to Rebuilding. When the build is complete, the status changes back to Active.
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