Overview

The CloudCo Partner platform includes support for External Networks for internet connectivity. Public IP addresses can be easily allocated to your account, and attached to any required Instance.

For unmetered private network traffic, refer to External Networking for allocating External Networks and External IP Addresses.


Viewing External IP Addresses

Under Networking, the External IP Addresses screen allows for creating, modifying, deleting and viewing External IP Addresses. Detail columns include:

Column Description
Name user friendly name to identify the External Network IP addresses
Region where instances using the network are physically located (for example, AU East 1 (SY3))
Address the External Network IP address
Network the External Network the IP address is assigned to
State either Assigned, Unassigned , Provisioning or Terminated
Actions the ⚙ Actions menu button which allows for renaming, deleting and viewing information on External IP Addresses

Allocating External Network IP Addresses

External Network IP addresses can be allocated with the Allocate External IP address button in the navigation bar above the External IP address list.

The Allocate External IP address popup includes:

Column Description
Region where instances using the network will be physically located (for example, AU East 1 (SY3))
Network the External Network the IP address will be assigned to
Name user friendly name to identify the External Network IP address (optional)
Address the External Network IP address (optional).

If an Address isn't specified, the next logical address in the External Network address space will be allocated.


Adding External Network IP Addresses to Instances

Once an External Network and External Network IP Address have been created, they can be assigned to an Instance for it to participate in that External Network. The Instance does not need to be shut down for this.

External Network IP Addresses can be added:

  1. When an Instance is being created with the Advanced Create popup. These settings are under the Networks section

  2. When an Instance is created, by clicking the ⚙ Actions button next to the Instance in the Instances screen under Compute, and selecting Networking.

To add the External Network IP Address to a new network interface:

  1. Click "Add network..."
  2. Choose the External Network you wish to add the IP address from
  3. Click "Add IP address..." under the interface with the External Network attached
  4. Choose the External Network IP address

Changing or Removing External IP Addresses on Instances

To remove External IP Addresses, click the Remove link beside the target IP address or interface, as per the Adding External Network IP Addresess to Instances section above.