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How To Launch Cloud Instance From One-Click Application

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In today’s fast-paced digital environment, being able to rapidly deploy applications is crucial for maintaining a competitive edge. Our One-Click Application Cloud Instance is the perfect solution for users who require quick and efficient instance launches with pre-configured applications. From databases like MySQL to caching solutions like Redis, our platform automates the installation process for you. This guide will navigate you through the simple steps to set up your instance with the application of your choice using the Customer Portal.





Step 1: Once logged in, click on NovaCloud and dropdown to Instances.


Step 2: Select the region where you want your Instance to be launched.

IMPORTANT: Please take note that the region of your Instance cannot be changed later.

Select the region where you want to launch your instance and proceed to click Launch Instance.

Step 3: To create an instance with setup of application, select Create Instance from One-Click Application.

Step 4: Select the application you would like to create alongside instance. Under the Category click on the dropdown and you may select any application to install, be it for database, cache, queue, big data, remote-access VPN, Content Management, App, Containerization or Application Stack.

Click on Select version for the application version you would like to run. 

By clicking on Details, you will be informed of the minimum requirement and recommended requirement for the application to work alongside instance.  You may refer to these requirements to fill in Step 5 and 6. 

E.g. for MySQL:

Step 5: Select a Flavor for your Instance.

Note: Although flavour has already been auto-selected from Step 4, you are free to opt for a higher plan according to your use-case. We offer a variety of Instance types (eg: General Optimized, RAM Optimized, CPU Optimized). 

Flavor can be upgraded in the future when scaling is required. You may refer to this guide to upgrade the plan : How To Resize Cloud Instance.


Step 6: Specify the type and size of your Volume.

IMPORTANT: It is advisable to plan for the size of your volume. If you do not have a volume in planning, go for the recommended amount made available (from Step 4) to fill in the Volume Size (GB) type box. 

You may extend the volume later by referring to this guide: How To Extend Cloud Volume.

Step 7: Name your Instance and click Continue.

Step 8: Generate a new key-pair for your Instance.

Note: You can also Import and use your existing public key. If you do not have any public keys yet, click on Generate to create one.

Step 9: Enter a name for your key-pair. Once done, continue to click Generate. 

Note: This key-pair will be used to access your Instance.

Step 10: Download your private key (.pem) for safekeeping.

Note: The private key is unique and non-retrievable nor resettable, thus, in any case, this key goes missing, you will lose access to your Instance.

Step 11: Continue to select your new key-pair.

Step 12: Complete the following application credentials. This step may vary, following your application of choice. This step will appear for all application setup except for Elasticsearch (Big Data).

Note: Username and password is auto-generated, you may change the given credentials to your own. 

e.g. for redis

e.g. for MSSQL

e.g. for Remote-Access VPN: L2TP/IPsec (PSK)

Step 13: You can choose to open or close security groups for the following ports by clicking the toggle button. Suggested security groups may vary depending on the application you have selected. 

If you choose to open the ports, you will be given the choice to allow instance access to users across all IP addresses or only to a specific IP address.

If you choose to allow the latter, click on the Allow access from this IP only and fill in the blank with the IP address accordingly. 

Step 14: (Optional) Apply Predefined Security Group Rules

Step 15: (Optional) Create a new security group (firewall) rules by clicking Here. 

Next, enter a name for the new Security Group. Continue by clicking Create.

Then, select your Security Group. You can also view the Rules of your Security Group.

Note: The default security group allows all egress traffic and block all ingress traffic.

Step 16: Verify the cost of your Instance before you click on Create.

Note: Make sure you have sufficient credit in your account before launching an Instance.

Step 17: Click on Instances to view your newly launched instance.

Step 18: Please wait while your Instance is being created. You may refresh this section to view the preparation status.


Your Instance will be in Active status once the launch is successful.

Note: You might want to take note of the IP addresses that have been assigned to your Instance.



By following this guide, you’ve successfully launched an instance with a pre-configured application, streamlining your deployment process. This one-click solution not only saves time but also ensures that your instance is set up with best practices in mind. Remember to keep your private key secure, as it is vital for accessing your instance.