Featured Guides

A curated list of guides to get you started!

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How to Create a VM in ESXI

With VMware ESXi, creating your own VMs is a seamless process. This article will show you how to get started with creating VMs to build your ESXi environment.

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How to Configure Networking for a VM Running Ubuntu 18.04

With OVH US Failover IPs, connecting your virtual machines to the Internet can be a breeze. Follow this tutorial to configure networking on your Ubuntu 18.04 VM.

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How to Deploy a Minecraft Server in Linux

OVH US Game Servers are ideal for hosting a multitude of games. With state-of-the-art hardware and our patented Anti-DDoS GAME protection, your games will run smoothly and be safe from potential attacks. This article covers how to install Minecraft on an OVH US Dedicated Server and how to connect to it.

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How to Connect a VM to the Internet Using VMware ESXi 6.5

With OVH US Failover IPs, connecting your virtual machines to the Internet can be a breeze. Follow this tutorial to connect your VM to the Internet in VMware ESXi 6.5.

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How to Configure vRack on a Dedicated Server

By utilizing vRack, our VLAN (Virtual LAN) technology, you can route traffic privately between your OVH US services. In this article, we cover setting up vRack so that you may utilize this amazing feature.

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How to Connect a VM to the Internet Using Proxmox VE

Proxmox VE (Virtual Environment) is a Debian-based open-source server that allows system administrators to deploy and manage VMs (virtual machines) and containers. In this article, we will cover connecting a Proxmox VM to the Internet.

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Getting Started with Windows Server

Now that you have purchased a Dedicated Server with OVH US, the next step is getting your server ready for use. There are many ways to accomplish this and how you choose to configure your server is dependant on your specific needs. What follows is a general tutorial of the steps involved in setting up a server with Windows Server for the first time.

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How to Configure Anti-DDoS

OVH US manages its own Anti-DDoS solution, called VAC (short for vacuum), that is made up of four components: Pre-Firewall, Network Firewall, Shield, and Armor. VAC serves to protect the OVH US network from DDoS attacks.

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How to Install an OS with IPMI

IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) is an important tool for any server administrator. With IPMI, you can access the server as if you were physically sitting in front of it with full KVM (i.e., Keyboard, Video, Mouse) access. Also, you can install an OS outside of the OVHcloud templates. This tutorial explains how to access your server using IPMI from a Java applet and how to install an ISO file on it.

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How to Configure an IPv6 Address in Ubuntu

Each Dedicated Server from OVH US is assigned a /64 block (1 subnet) of IPv6 addresses, which is 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 (18 quintillion 446 quadrillion 744 trillion 73 billion 709 million 551 thousand and 616) addresses. In this article, we will cover configuring an IPv6 address in Ubuntu.

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Getting Started with Veeam Backup & Replication (Enterprise)

OVH US provides our customers with excellent choices for backing up workloads in a Hosted Private Cloud environment. This article explores Veeam Backup & Replication.

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How to Secure Your SSH Connection in Ubuntu 18.04

SSH is the main protocol used to connect to and administer Linux servers. Because of this, it is one of the most frequently attacked ports when nefarious actors attempt to gain access to your server. In this article, we will discuss a few methods that you can use to make your SSH connection more secure.

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How to Connect Windows Server 2016 to vRack

By utilizing vRack, our VLAN (Virtual LAN) technology, you can route traffic privately between your OVHcloud services. In this article, we will cover setting up a subinterface in Windows Server 2016.