How to Reinstall Server while Keeping the IP Addresses

If you ever need to get a fresh install of your cloud server, but would also want to retain the IP addresses from you old host, then this guide is for you. The storage devices containing the operating system for your servers are easy to configure, move and remove using the features at your UpCloud […]

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How to Import VMware Image to UpCloud

If you already have a running virtual host on a VMware hypervisor, but would like to take advantage of the scalable hardware and MaxIOPS storage technology, it is possible to import VMware systems to UpCloud. To get your existing server running in the cloud you will need to upload the server image to a new cloud […]

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Adding and Removing Storage Disks

Adding and removing storage disks on a cloud server at your UpCloud control panel is easy, but the changes also require actions on the operating system level. Whether you are looking to increase data storage or make other changes to the disk configurations, this guide will help you to perform the required operations on Linux and Windows hosts. […]

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How to Boot a Server With Live CD

A live CD is a complete operating system bootable directly from portable media such as CDROMs. Rather than loading the OS from the system storage, with a live CD you can quickly test different operating systems without having to spend the time to go through the installation process. Many Linux distributions offer downloadable disk images […]

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Using Your Own Server Image

If you already have a server image that you would like to use on top of UpCloud’s IaaS service, you can create a bootable OS storage from it. The process requires that you deploy a new server, upload the image to the cloud host and set up the new disk device. This guide goes through the […]

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Using Your Own Installation Media

Although we offer several different operating system images and CDROMs at the UpCloud control panel, you might want to install an operating system from your own installation media. This process requires you to create a storage that contains the install image, define it as a CDROM at the control panel and then boot up the server […]

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Resizing Storage

Before resizing storage disks, there are a couple things you need to consider. While increasing storage size is safe to do on an existing disk, and can even be done while the disk is mounted in the operating system, decreasing the storage disk is not as straightforward. Imagine shrinking a disk too much and accidentally […]

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