Help:Cloud VPS
Please read the Wikimedia Cloud Services Introduction.
The content on this page is undergoing planned improvements:
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
Learn how to manage email in Cloud VPS.
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
ConnectBest for
Phabricator Workboard#Cloud-ServicesTask tracking and bug reporting
IRC Channel#wikimedia-cloud​connect
Telegram bridge
mattermost bridge
General discussion and support
Mailing Listcloud@Information about ongoing initiatives, general discussion and support
Announcement emailscloud-announce@Information about critical changes (all messages mirrored to cloud@)
News wiki pageNewsInformation about major near-term plans
Cloud Services BlogClouds & UnicornsLearning more details about some of our work
Wikimedia Technical Blogtechblog.wikimedia.orgNews and stories from the Wikimedia technical movement
Last edited on 6 May 2020, at 17:08
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