Last updated on: 2018-10-25
Authored by: Rose Contreras
In addition to viewing CPU, RAM, and disk space configuration information for available Cloud Servers, you can also view disk, I/O, and networking information. Use this information to help you decide which Cloud Server is right for your needs. You can view the available servers through either the command-line nova client or the Cloud Control Panel interface.
For information about installing the nova client on Windows, Linux, or Mac systems, see Using python-novaclient with Rackspace Cloud Servers.
On the command line, run the following command:
All available server configurations are displayed. The list contains the following information:
Copy the ID of the configuration that you want to use from the ID field. You need it to create your server.
For instructions on creating a cloud server through the nova client, see the Cloud Servers API guide.
You can view all the available information for your cloud server through the Cloud Control Panel interface. On a single page, you choose what type of server to create (Windows or Linux) and the server configuration that best meets your needs. Each server option has a unique configuration of RAM, CPU, and disk space.
Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
Select Servers > Cloud Servers.
On the Cloud Servers page, click Create Server.
In the Flavor section, view server configuration information by first choosing the class of server–General Purpose, Compute, Memory, I/O, or Standard–and then using the slider bar to select the specific configuration.
The following information is listed for each configuration:
A description of the selected configuration can help you decide if the configuration is right for you. You can also click the Comparison Chart link to see a comparison chart for all the configurations in each class.
For instructions on creating a cloud server through the Cloud Control Panel, see Create a cloud server.
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