Adding balance to your account

UpCloud uses a prepaid system where you can add balance to your account by making a payment at any time. Your services are then deducted from this balance on an hourly basis. Below are explained our two methods for adding balance to your UpCloud account using a credit card or PayPal. The credit cards we […]

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Managing Network Settings

Currently network settings are all about managing the IP-addresses and reverse DNS names of your servers. Private Network vs. Public Network Each UpCloud account forms a private network where servers are connected via private IP-addresses. It is not possible to use private IP-addresses between different UpCloud accounts. Private IP-addresses are useful for load balancing and […]

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Managing Disks

Storage disks are separated from the actual servers; while the server offers CPU, RAM, IP-address(es), Firewall rules etc. the disk is where the OS layer lives. You can attach a disk to another server, create templates from a disk, delete a disk (without deleting the server) and so on. While attaching disks to a server […]

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Connecting to Your Server

After deploying a new cloud server you’ll need to pick a method for connecting to it. This guide outlines your options for remote connection and the differences between them. Whether you chose to receive the server password via email, SMS or in the UpCloud Control Panel only, get your password ready and read ahead. SSH […]

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Managing Servers

This article discusses managing your deployed servers. There are quite a lot of settings you can change on an existing server, however, some require you to shutdown the server first. First, let’s look at the Server listing view. The screenshot is taken right after the How to Deploy a Server tutorial so you can still […]

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Quick Start

Welcome to UpCloud! This post will bring you up to speed on the basics and get you started on your trial. During your free trial period, you have the option to test our service with no commitment for 72 hours after activating your account. To upgrade your account for full access, see our guide about adding balance […]

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How to deploy a server

Deploying a new server with UpCloud is an easy and straightforward process. You can get started by logging into your UpCloud control panel and opening Deploy a server under the Servers section. The deployment page shows a number of options available for customizing a new cloud server. In this article, you can find some helpful information […]

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