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How am I billed for Compute Instances?
CloudCone Compute Instances billing is pretty straightforward, this article will explain everything you need to know Hourly Billing Instances are billed hourly, you will receive a bill on the 1st of every month for the previous month's hourly use which means you are charged for the number of hours your machine uses during the month. When you create your machine, you will see your total bill per hour and per month. ![Hourly and Monthly Estimate](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/we
Deploy a Cloud Server
Deploying a Cloud Server on Cloudcone is easy and can be done within a few minutes by following these simple steps. Log in to the Cloudcone panel at https://app.cloudcone.com/ Click on the ** Create new** button, which is the green colored button with a plus icon at the top right corner and select Cloud Server from the drop-down. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/2d4cd5516f670e00/screenshot14_e0pgdm.
Rebuild Your Instance
How to install a fresh OS onto your instance and boot it up. If anytime you mess any installations, you are free to rebuild your instance and start from scratch by re-installing a fresh OS onto your instance. To rebuild your instance you can follow these steps in order, Log in to the CloudCone panel at https://app.cloudcone.com/ Navigate to the [Compute](https://app.cloudcone.com/compute
How to Reset My Root Password
If you need to reset you compute instance's root password, this guide will help you out. Things to note Click on the "Manage" button under on the compute instance in question You will be redirected to the Manage Instance page On the left navigation bar, click the "Access" tab. ![Access Tab](https://stor
How to attach a DDoS protected IP to my instance?
Before you continue, please check out our DDoS protection offering as advertised on our site to see if it can work with your existing application environment :) If you require an Always On DDoS protected IP, you can follow the steps to add one to your account. Click on t
Destroy Your Compute Instance
If you need to remove a cloud server from your account and delete all of its data, you can follow the below steps to destroy your instance. To destroy your instance, Log in to the CloudCone panel at https://app.cloudcone.com/ Navigate to the Compute page. Click on the Manage button of your instance to access the instance management page. Select Destroy
Resize Your Instance
How to update the resources allocated to your server with ease Resources such as CPUs, RAM and Disk space of your instance can be easily increased or decreased through the CloudCone panel. To resize your instance, Log in to the CloudCone panel at https://app.cloudcone.com/ Navigate to the Compute page. Then access the instance management page by clicking on the Manage button of your server Then select Resize from the left side navigation menu. Select the new values for CPU, RA
How to use the Cloud Firewall?
If you are not a fan of managing software firewalls within your server, you can use our Cloud Firewall to allow and deny ports of your choice. In this guide, we will show you how to allow port 22 for IP 10.10.1.254 Navigate to the Firewall tab on your compute instance !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/b4a6582f-f407-4054-b73c-d6e4bf698b1e/a02e869d-823e-4e77-ae1b
How to add rDNS ?
Adding rDNS to your IP address can be done via the client area. Please follow these few easy steps to have it added. Click on the Manage page of the VM Navigate to the networking tab from the left navigation Enter the rDNS entry on the rDNS column relevant to the IP address Click save After DNS propagates, your rDNS entry will be shown to the inte
How to attach IPv6 addresses?
Attaching IPv6 addresses to your computer server is a straightforward task. This article will help you attach IPv6 addresses onto your new compute instance Log in to the CloudCone panel at https://app.cloudcone.com/ Navigate to the relevant Compute servers manage page Click on the networking tab found in the left navigation pane Click on the "Enable IPv6" button to ad
This article will explain how you can easily boot, reboot and shutdown your instance. To follow the steps below you'll first need to log in to the CloudCone panel at https://app.cloudcone.com/ Reboot Go to your instance management page by clicking on the Manage button of your server on the Compute page and click on the REBOOT button. You will be asked to verify your action. Click on Yes, reboot. The rebooting process will generally take around 30 to 40 seconds and your server will be of
A guide to backups and snapshots
Backups and Snapshots are a feature available to all new clients at CloudCone. This guide will have complete instructions on how to get started with our backups and snapshots Backups How to enable automatic backups? How to restore a backup or snapshot file? [How to delete a backup or snapshot file?](/en-us/article/how-to-delete-a-backup-or-snapshot-file-r6d59z/
Adding SSH Keys
If you need to secure your server more using SSH Keys, this article will help you out While passwords can be cracked, SSH keys provide more security as they are nearly impossible to decipher. By following the steps below, you can add SSH key to your cloud panel. Visit https://app.cloudcone.com/login and login to your account. Click the "Manage" button On the Navigation bar to your left click the "SSH Keys" tab Click "Add new SSH Key " button You will be redirected to the Add S
How to add an SSH key to your server ?
If you are having a trouble of entering the username and password when you want to login to your server every time. Well, you can use SSH Keys :) Generating an SSH Key It only takes few minutes to create an SSH key, you can open your terminal and run a simple command After running the above command it will ask you where to save the file, enter the passphrase and that's it.The Key will be shown. Adding an SSH Key to your account After generating the Key it's easy to ad
How to view your IP Address ?
If you are not sure of your IP address assigned to your instance, this guide will help you! Visit the Server Manage Page on the server in question IPs On the left navigation tab, click on Networking There you will see the assigned IPs on your instance
How to change my servers hostname
This article will help you to change the hostname of your server to appear on the client area for better reference. Visit the compute instance manage page of the server Visit the Rebuild tab on the left navigation panel On the Change Hostname option, type in your new hostname Click the green Update hostname button to save your changes
How to check my hourly bill up to now?
Since the servers are billed every hour, we charge you after use and this article will help you to understand the due from the last paid date up to today. Click on the Manage button of the relevant VM Click on the billing tab at the left navigation tab Billing Tab There, you will see three cards, the first card shows the current hourly bill for that specific server from the
How to mount a Live CD to my machine?
Network enabled Live CDs are helpful if you ever corrupt your data in the drive, or accidentally removed partition information which leads to Kernel Panics WIth using the Live CD, you can access your server files and securely move them to a secure location over the network. To mount the live CD to your machine, follow these few easy steps Click on the manage page on the VM where you need the CD mounted. Navigate to the access tab on the left side navigation tabs !(https://storage.cri
How to enable automatic backups?
Backups are essential to protect your server against not only data loss but also countless other external threats like data breach and the impact of malicious software. The following guide will help you enable backups on your new server. Visit your server's manage page On the left navigation tabs, click on Backups 3. Check the green checkbox and click on Enable Auto Backups !(http
How to restore a backup or snapshot file?
Restoring a backup or a snapshot can be done in under 2 clicks, this guide will help you. Visit the relevant servers manage page Click on the relevant tab; Backups or Snapshots Click on the restore button next to the relevant file you wish to restore To restore auto backup files ![To restore snapshot file](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/2d4cd5516f670e00/7-sn
How to take a snapshot of my server?
If something goes wrong in your server with new updates or etc. it is always good to have a snapshot ready. A snapshot can restore your server back to the point in time before the error occurred and help you get the issue rectified. It can also be used to help with creating quick backups. Taking a snapshot is pretty easy, the following steps will guide you to take a snapshot of your server. Visit your server's manage page On the left navigation tabs, click on Snapshots !(https://s
How to disable automatic backups?
The following steps will help you disable automatic backups. Visit the Instance manage page of the relevant server Click on the Backups tab from the left navigation tabs 3. Under the AUTOMATED DAILY BACKUPS section, click on the red dustbin icon under the actions column 4. On the pop
How to delete a backup or snapshot file?
If you wish to delete a backup/snapshot file, the following guide will help you. Visit the relevant instances manage page Click on the dustbin icon on the relevant backup file For automated backup files For snapshot files 4. Click on Yes on the popup window to confirm the deletion of th
How to install a Language Pack on Windows Server 2019
This article shows how to download and install Language Packs in Windows Server 2019. The installation is quite easy, you only have to choose the right language in your Windows Server. Please follow the following steps. Step 1: Open the Windows Settings and select Time & Language. Windows Settings Step 2: Click the Language option and select Add a language. ![Language Screen](https:
Connecting using Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
Connecting using Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection tool will let you access everything from afar. Connect Remotely From Windows Launch the Remote Desktop Connection tool in Windows 10 by clicking the Start button and opening the folder for Windows Accessories. OR Click the Start menu, Type in “mstsc” or “mstsc.exe” and hit Enter. Enter the IP address and the username and Click "Connect". If you wish to save your credentials so you don
Why is the CPU model different from what is displayed on my servers' manage page?
You may have tried checking your CPU model on your server, and it displayed a different CPU model than what's mentioned on your servers' manage page. The CPU version displayed on your server is not accurate as they are virtual machines. The CPU is emulated to match certain CPU options. The reason we emulate the CPU is to allow certain features on the cloud, like Hot Migration which allows us to move servers across Nodes without downtime, which is to maintain service quality and to make sure o