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Instances and Servers

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New Server

Add a server through the add server assistant. On the confirm page, you have the ability to use these settings as your server defaults.

Manage > Instances and Servers > New Server


The Instances and Servers page provides an overview of all instances in your account, whether they are associated with servers, server arrays or stand-alone. Specifically:

  • For each running server, the instances provisioned in the cloud are shown (there can be multiple instances while relaunching) and the ‘next instance’ used when relaunching the server is shown. For each inactive server only the ‘next instance’ is shown.
  • For each server array all the provisioned instances are shown and the ‘next instance’ used for the next launch is shown
  • All stand-alone instances are also shown.


The following actions are available for selected Instances and Servers from the Actions drop-down. For each action, the resource 'types' to which the action is applicable is listed in parentheses (i.e., Array, Array Instance, Instance, Server, Server Instance, etc.). For the selected resource(s), only actions valid for the selection are available in the drop-down. All actions not valid for the selection are disabled.


  • SSH (Server Instance, Array Instance) - Connect to the selected server or server array instance(s) using an SSH client. You can configure the default setting in Settings > User Settings > SSH.
  • Launch (Server, Array) - Launch the server (if no instance exists) or another instance into the array.
  • Terminate (Server Instance, Array, Array Instance, Instance) - Terminate the selected instance(s). All instances in selected server arrays will be terminated.
  • Set current server inputs (Server Instance, Array) - View and edit the inputs for running server and server array instances.
  • Set next server inputs (Server, Array) - View and edit the inputs for a next server or array. The changes will affect future instance launches.
  • Relaunch (Server, Server Instance) - Terminate the currently running server instance and launch a new instance. Not available for servers with no running server instances.
  • Review Inputs and Launch (Server) - View and edit inputs and then launch an instance into a server. Not available for servers with running server instances.
  • Delete (Server, Array) - Delete the server or the server array. Not available for servers and server arrays with a running instance.
  • Add tag(s) (Server, Server Instance, Array, Array Instance) - Add one or more tags to the selected objects.
  • Remove tag(s) (Server, Server Instance, Array, Array Instance) - Remove one or more tags to the selected objects.
  • Start (Server Instance) - Stop a running instance, if supported by the cloud.
  • Stop (Server Instance) - Start selected running instance(s). Not available for instances that are not in a stopped state.
  • Enable (Array) - Enable the selected array(s). Enabled arrays will grow or shrink based on the defined alerts or queues.
  • Disable (Array) - Disable the selected array(s). Disabled arrays will no longer grow or shrink.
  • Lock (Server, Server Instance, Array Instance). Lock the selected servers and instances. Locked items cannot be terminated.
  • Unlock (Server, Server Instance, Array Instance). Remove the lock the selected servers and instances.
  • Reboot (Server Instance, Array Instance, Instance). Reboot the selected instance(s).
  • Move (Server, Server Instance, Array, Array Instance, Instance). Move the selected items into the indicated deployment. Server arrays will always move with all of the contained array instances.
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