Tutorial

Last updated: 2021-03-25 11:30:42

    This document helps you quickly get started with Tencent Cloud Virtual Machine (CVM) instance.

    1. Overview

    Tencent Cloud CVM is a scalable cloud computing service that frees you from estimation of resource usage and upfront investment. With Tencent Cloud CVM, you can start CVMs and deploy applications immediately.

    2. Learn about CVM

    See the following documents to learn more about CVM instances.

    3. Create CVM Instances

    You can flexibly select the region, model, image, public network bandwidth, purchase quantity and validity period on the Custom Configuration page to purchase CVM instances to meet your business needs.
    To create CVMs in a custom way, please see Customizing Linux CVM Configurations or Customizing Windows CVM Configurations.

    4. Log in to CVM Instances

    After you purchase CVM instances, you can log in to them. For more information, see:

    Then you can log in to them to store your local files, use them as your virtual machines or build websites. For more information and practices, see the following contents.

    5. Relevant Information

    Overview of console features

    Feature Reference
    Create CVM instances Guidelines for Creating Instances
    Name instances or CVMs according to a rule Batch Sequential Naming or Pattern String-Based Naming
    Upgrade or downgrade the CVM specification Changing Instance Configuration
    Select SSH key pair as the encrypted CVM login method and manage SSH keys Managing SSH Keys
    Change or reset your instance password Resetting Instance Passwords
    Terminate, release or return a CVM instance Terminating Instances
    Obtain the CVM instance list of a region Export Instances
    Search for CVM instances and other resources Cross-region Search
    Create a custom image and use this image to start more new instances that have the same custom configurations as the original one Creating Custom Images
    Obtain images shared by other users, get the necessary components and add custom contents Sharing Custom Images
    Import the system disk image on local computers or other platforms to the custom image on the CVM Overview
    Create and export a Linux image Creating Linux Images
    Create and export a Windows image Creating Windows Images
    Migrate systems and applications on the source servers from your IDCs or other cloud platforms to Tencent Cloud Overview
    Expand cloud disks to increase the storage capacity Expanding Cloud Disks
    Convert a public IP to an EIP to mask an instance failure Elastic IP
    Create a CVM with IPv6 CIDR block and enable IPv6 for ENI, implementing the IPv6 communication over the private and public networks Configuring IPv6
    Configure security groups based on use cases Security Group Use Cases
    Use tags to categorize and manage your CVM resources User Guide on Tags
    View the monitoring data of CVM instances such as the CPU, memory, network bandwidth, and disks Getting Monitoring Statistics

    Advanced usage

    You can build a personal website or forum on CVM instances as instructed in Setting up a Website.

    Developer tools

    Tencent Cloud API provides a variety of tools including API Explorer, TCCLI, SDK, and API Inspector, helping you easily use and quickly manage Tencent Cloud services with a few codes.

    6. Feedback and Suggestions

    If you have any doubts or suggestions when using Tencent Cloud CVM products and services, you can submit your feedback through the following channels. Dedicated personnel will contact you to solve your problems.

    • To report product documentation issues such as link, content, or API errors, you can click Send Feedback at the bottom of the document.
    • If you encounter product-related problems, please submit a ticket.

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