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Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud
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Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

In this blog, we will show you the steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud Environment.

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Minimum free tier subscription with Alibaba cloud.

Note: Please follow this URL https://www.alibabacloud.com/getting-started/projects/alibaba-cloud-new-user-free-trial to create a free trial with Alibaba cloud.

CREATING INSTANCE

 

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Click on the Log In link.

 

  • Provide your login credentials and select Sign In.

 

  • Once we logged into the portal, click on the console option.

 

  • Click on the image_thumb16_thumb_thumb button to expand the products list. Now select the Elastic Computing Service under Elastic Computing Section.

 

  • Click on the Instances link.

 

  • Make sure that you have selected the correct region on the top left-hand corner before creating the instance. Then click on the create instance button.

 

  • Select the Billing method and region as per your need. For this demo, we select the PayAsYouGo method and Region as Asia Pacific SOU 1 (Mumbai) Zone A.

 

  • For demo purpose, we select 2vCPU and 2 GB RAM from the drop-down list.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Then select the corresponding instance checkbox.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Select the number of instances to create using this configuration. For demo purpose, we specified 1 unit.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • You can specify the OS disk size also we can add the data disk for your instance.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Click Next for Networking

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

NETWORKING CONFIGURATION

 

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Also, we can set the bandwidth usage for your instance using the given slide bar.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Click next for the system configuration window.

 

INSTANCE CONFIGURATION

 

  • Set the password for your administrator account.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Provide the instance and hostname.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Click Next for Grouping.

 

  • Provide a tag for your instance and click preview.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • Preview all your selected settings and accept the service level agreement. Then click on the Create Instance button.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • A new window will popup with below message. Click on console button.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • After a few minutes, your instance will be in the running state.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

  • You can able to access the server through RDP using the Internet IP address.

Steps to create a new instance in Alibaba Cloud

 

REFERENCE

https://www.alibabacloud.com/help/doc-detail/25424.htm

 

Thanks for reading this blog. We hope it was useful for you to learn about creating an instance in Alibaba cloud environment.

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