We’re thrilled to tell you about our exciting new features we’ve launched for Elastichosts’ Cloud Server users this Spring:
- In-browser VNC for new servers. Go to ‘Control Panel’, ensure your server is on and click ‘Show screen’, voila! Works best in Chrome and Firefox web browsers.
- ‘Submit ticket’ function now available from ‘Support’ menu in your account. We encourage you to use this function whenever you have a question or issue, as it enables us to answer your queries faster.
- Virtio by default. From today, all new pre-installed servers are configured with a Virtio connection by default to provide faster performance. Pre-installed Windows images also work with Virtio.
- Choice of new drive attachment when you add a drive, i.e. Virtio, ATA, IDE or SCSI.
- ‘Edit’ button on running servers. Adjust CPU, Firewall and much more. This is now available for some settings on running servers as well as for all settings on stopped servers.
- Specify a restricted list of possible static IP addresses when configuring a server for enhanced security.
- Generate a new secret API key. Go to ‘Profile’ and click ‘Generate a new key’.
- Firewall status tooltip. For servers with firewall, you will see a firewall icon, hover over the icon and you will see a tool tip showing the current firewall configuration.
- Accept port ranges in server firewall rules. Click the ‘Edit’ button on your server, view the firewall tooltip and follow the instructions.
- Prevent accidental drive deletion. When you click the ‘delete’ button, you will be asked to check the drive you are deleting and double confirm permanent deletion.
- View your monthly and yearly total spend. Go to ‘Billing’ and hover over the month or year tooltip.
- Download your billing history, go to ‘Billing’ and click ‘Download all in .csv’.
- Auto top up more than £1,000. Please contact us if you require this feature.
- Remove your stored card details if you are changing your payment method. Go to ‘Billing’, ‘Disable use of this card’.
- Upgraded to QEMU 1.4 so your virtual machines can run even faster.
- Two-step authentication support (e.g. Google Authenticator).
- Recommend Elastichosts to your friends, go to the ‘Recommend’ tab and recommend us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ or by email.
We’ve got lots more new features coming up!