Tutorials

Guides and instructionals

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

Server deployment time zone

Time zones and synchronisation

Many web applications require accurate and reliable timekeeping to function correctly. This guide helps you keep the time.

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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

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Add initialization script

Initialization Scripts

With Initialization scripts, you can automate the tasks you would otherwise perform again and again when booting up a new host.

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Include SSH key

Managing SSH keys

SSH keys are a generated pair of long and practically impossible to break codes that allow automated user authentication.

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migrating to cloud

How to import VMware images

Upload your existing VMware server image and migrate seamlessly to the cloud. Here's how to get your VMware server running on UpCloud.

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Storage

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Adding and removing storage devices

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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Storage

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Firewall settings

Managing firewall

Your UpCloud control panel offers an L3 Firewall that is positioned just before the network interface connecting your cloud server to the internet.

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Security

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Take backup now

Taking backups

Our control panel offers two methods of taking backups of your cloud servers - instant, On Demand Backups, and automated, Scheduled Backups. Here's how to use them.

Backups

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Editing reverse DNS name

Managing network settings

You can manage your cloud server's network settings by adding and removing IP addresses and setting a reverse DNS name.

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