We've put together a Getting Started Guide for first time users. Check it out here.
You can publish your data using FTP, Git or Web Deploy.
If you are setting up your name servers on your domain registration – our Name Servers are ns1.gear.host and ns2.gear.host.
A CloudSite comes with an application URL with in the format of http://appname.gear.host. Therefore please setup a CNAME record with your DNS provider to use your application URL.
DNS can take time to propagate. Also, your local nameserver will cache results; therefore, you must flush your local nameserver cache in order to effectively debug DNS updates.
The GearHost architecture allows for your IP to change multiple times. As such there is not a static IP attached to your CloudSite.
Our Two-Factor Authentication requires the Google Authenticator app for your mobile phone. Check out this article for more details.
GearHost only accepts certificates in PFX format.