Help:Cloud VPS

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Overview

This page contains links to technical documentation for Cloud VPS.

About Cloud VPS

Learn more about what Cloud VPS is and how it differs from Toolforge.

User roles and rights

Learn about different roles and user rights you'll need to participate in Cloud VPS.

Learn more about the infrastructure of Cloud VPS.

Instance administration and configurations

Learn about Cloud VPS instances. What are they? How can you create, configure, and manage Cloud VPS instances? What is the Cloud VPS lifecycle?

Accessing Cloud VPS instances

Learn how to gain access to access Cloud VPS instances.

Proxies, IP addresses, and DNS names

Email management

Security groups and firewall settings

Learn how to manage security groups and firewall settings.

Best practices for moving to production

Understand recommended best practices for moving to production.

Sudo policies

Learn how to configure policies for a project.

Operational documentation

The following links are mostly useful for people working on operating the Cloud itself, i.e, the engineers in the Wikimedia Cloud Services team and our technical contributors that collaborate to keep the cloud running in general.

Troubleshooting Cloud VPS

Communication and support

We communicate and provide support through several primary channels. Please reach out with questions and to join the conversation.

Communicate with us
Connect Best for
Phabricator Workboard #Cloud-Services Task tracking and bug reporting
IRC Channel #wikimedia-cloud connect General discussion and support
Mailing List cloud@ Information about ongoing initiatives, general discussion and support
Announcement emails cloud-announce@ Information about critical changes (all messages mirrored to cloud@)
News wiki page News Information about major near-term plans
Cloud Services Blog Clouds & Unicorns Learning more details about some of our work
Wikimedia Technology Blog techblog.wikimedia.org News and stories from the Wikimedia technical movement