Tutorials

Guides and instructionals

Browse and discover tutorials and guides on UpCloud products and services as well as popular technologies and our partners’ services.

SDN

How to configure SDN Private networks using the UpCloud API

SDN Private networks offer unmetered secure networking customisable by you and they are quick to configure using the UpCloud API.

API

Networking

UpCloud services

Create private network

How to configure SDN Private networks

Private networks offer unrestricted secure networking customisable by you.

Networking

UpCloud services

Floating IP addresses

How to manage floating IP addresses

Floating IP is a static public or private IPv4 address that can be attached to your cloud server.

Networking

UpCloud services

UpCloud api

Managing floating IPs using the UpCloud API

Using the UpCloud API for managing your floating IP addresses allows you to perform all necessary operations programmatically and automate failover.

API

Networking

UpCloud services

iptables

How to setup iptables firewall effortlessly using ‘recent’ triggering and ipset

In this quick guide to iptables and ipset we'll put a stop to the ever so prevalent issue of brute force SSH attempts on Linux cloud servers.

Networking

Security

NicTool adding new zone

How to use NicTool to set up your own domain name server

This article describes instructions and configuration examples for setting up two DNS servers and an administrative web interface with NicTool.

Integrations

Networking

Auto add DNS rules

DNS servers and firewall settings

In this guide, we'll explain the DNS settings and how these affect your cloud servers.

Networking

Quick start

How to install OpenVPN Access Server in the cloud

This introductory guide to OpenVPN goes through the steps for setting up and configuring your personal Access Server, and how to connect to it.

Integrations

Networking

Snort Debian

How to install Snort on Debian

This guide shows how to configure and run Snort in NIDS mode with a basic setup that you can later expand as needed.

Integrations

Networking

Security

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