Elastic CentOS VPS

CentOS VPS logo

CentOS (Community ENTerprise Operating System) is a free community-driven project, with open source code delivered from RHEL Linux distribution.

Due to continuous community contribution, CentOS offers enterprise-level stability strengthened by robust performance and represents a reliable, low-maintenance, secure option for running virtual private servers.

CentOS VPS Installation

1. Click the New Environment button at the top of the dashboard.

new environment button

2. Within the opened wizard, select the required OS for your Elastic VPS server (CentOS in our case).

CentOS VPS wizard

Here, the following configuration options are available before the installation:

  • Vertical Scaling per Node - configure the upper and lower resource limits for automatic vertical scaling
  • Horizontal Scaling - set the required number of same-type nodes
  • Disk Limit - allocate required disk space quantity
  • Sequential restart delay - set a delay between restart operation on different nodes (required to ensure availability of at least one server when restarting scaled VPS)
  • Access via SLB - allow or deny access to your VPS via the platform’s Shared Load Balancer
  • Public IP - add public IP (IPv4 or IPv6) for external access
  • Region - select the target region
  • Environment Name - set the environment name within the platform domain

Click Create to proceed.

3. In a few minutes, your VPS instance will be created.

CentOS VPS dashboard

That’s all! You can start managing your VPS server right away with a built-in Web SSH client or check the after-creation email for additional access information.

What’s next?