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How to Add an Application to an Existing ServerFebruary 12, 2014


In this KB

  • How to launch a new server on an existing server.
  • Avoiding an error when installing a new application.


Step 1: Select Server

Log into the Cloudways Platform with your credentials. Click on Servers in the top menu bar and then select the desired server you want to install the new application on.

Server management alt

Now, click on the circular grid icon located on the bottom right corner of the screen and then select Add App.

Add application Select


Step 2: Installing the Application

Select your desired application from the drop-down list and then click on the Add Application button.

Add application Select App


The installation now begins. Your high-speed application will be ready in a few minutes.

Application Adding


Note: Make sure that MySQL Service is running while the installation of the new application is underway. Otherwise, it will fail, and you will see the following error:

(Test Server: MySQL service must be running to complete this operation.)

Step 3: Application Installation Completed

You can view your new application on the server by clicking the www button on the server.

New App


That’s it. You have learned how to add a new application to an existing server.

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3 Responses

  1. Matt Duddles says:

    Hi – my Koken app requires ffmpeg to display video thumbnails in galleries, but it says it’s not installed on the webserver. How can I install it? I get permission denied if I try to run it within the application command line.
    Cheers, Matt

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