Cloud servers are virtual servers that are hosted and maintained by cloud computing providers like Google Cloud, AWS, and Microsoft Azure., rather than being located in a physical data center. They provide the computing power and storage capacity needed to run applications and store data over the internet and can be easily accessed and managed via the cloud provider's web-based interface or API.
Cloud servers offer a number of benefits, including scalability, flexibility, cost efficiency, and reliability
Overall, cloud servers are a popular choice for businesses and organizations of all sizes looking to leverage the benefits of cloud computing in a flexible, scalable, and cost-effective manner.
When you sign up for PipeOps, you will automatically be assigned a cloud server that you can use to deploy and manage as many projects as your subscription plan allows. This server is fully configurable and equipped with all the tools and resources you need to build, test, and deploy applications and services.
You can find it by clicking on the Servers tab:
Custom AWS Server
If you want to use a custom server instead of the default one provided by PipeOps, you can easily do so by navigating to the "Servers" tab within your project and clicking the "Create Server" button. From there, you can choose the cloud provider, that best meet your needs, and configure your server to your specifications. This allows you to tailor your cloud environment to your specific requirements, whether you're building a new application, migrating an existing workload, or optimizing your infrastructure. With PipeOps, you have full control over your cloud servers, giving you the freedom to customize and scale your environment as needed.
AWS Account ID
To get started with creating a custom AWS server you need your AWS Account ID.
On AWS click on your profile name you will find your AWS Account ID
Authorize with IAM.
Create A Server
To create a new server on your PipeOps dashboard, follow these steps:
- First, make sure you have authorized PipeOps with the appropriate IAM (Identity and Access Management) permissions.
- On the dashboard, click the button to create a new server.
- In the form that appears, enter a name for your server. This name should be descriptive and easy to remember.
- Choose the region where you want to deploy your server. This can be based on factors such as the location of your users, the availability of resources, or regulatory requirements.
- Next, you will be given the option to select a server template. You can choose between the dev/test template or the production template. The dev/test template is intended for development and testing purposes, while the production template is optimized for live deployments.
- Once you have made your selection, click the "Start Creating" button to finalize the process. Your new server should be up and running within a few minutes."
View Export Settings
To view the export settings for a server on the PipeOps dashboard, follow these steps:
- Click the "View Export Setting" button from the image above. to open the export settings page for the server.
- On this page, you should see a list of the currently configured export settings for the server, along with any related options or controls.
- Once you have made the desired changes, click the "Finish" button to apply the changes.