Provision an AWS Lightsail server using our Custom Server Option

IMPORTANT GridPane requires a BRAND NEW KVM virtualised VPS or bare metal server with only a standard Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or 20.04 LTS image installed (NOT a Minimal version). Once initial provisioning is complete at the provider, log in to your server via console or SSH and run the following command as ROOT. Please do […]

Provision an AWS EC2 server using our Custom Server Option

IMPORTANT GridPane requires a BRAND NEW KVM virtualised VPS or bare metal server with only a standard Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or 20.04 LTS image installed (NOT a Minimal version). Once initial provisioning is complete at the provider, log in to your server via console or SSH and run the following command as ROOT. Please do […]

Scaling up (resizing) your API provisioned servers

This article will walk you through how to increase the size of your servers at the providers we integrate with. Click on your provider below to skip to their section:  Amazon Lightsail DigitalOcean Vultr Linode UpCloud Amazon Lightsail  We’ll start with Lightsail first, because you can’t actually scale existing servers up. AWS will overwrite our […]

Whitelisting GridPane at Your Server Providers

Introduction To ensure that our application can connect to your servers, you may need to whitelist our IP addresses. This is especially true for providers that use a firewall or strict API access controls. SERVER STATUS If our application can’t connect to your server, you will see a notice on your account Server page that says “Disconnected” […]

Provision a Linode using the Linode API

Step 1. Login to Linode account and navigate to the API Panel Log in to your Linode Account via the new Linode Cloud Control Panel. Once inside the control panel click on your username in the top right navigation, then select My Profile from the dropdown menu. Your profile page will open and you now need to select […]

Provision a Vultr Instance using the Vultr API

In this article we are going to provision a Vultr Instance directly from within our GridPane dashboard using the Vultr API. This article will be using the Vultr nomenclature Instance and the word Server interchangeably. VULTR HIGH FREQUENCY You can provision both regular Cloud Compute servers or High Frequency servers with our API. To select the High Frequency option, […]