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Getting started with Web PaaS

Find out how to set up your Web PaaS solution in the OVHcloud Control Panel

Last updated 1st April 2021

Objective

OVHcloud Web PaaS powered by Platform.sh enables web developers to manage, develop and deploy applications by offering a centralised collaborative solution with numerous integrated features.

This guide explains how to order and preconfigure your Web PaaS solution in the OVHcloud Control Panel.

Requirements

Beta restrictions

This service is currently in the beta phase. Some of the service options of the full Web PaaS solution mentioned below are not available:

  • Only one project can be created per OVHcloud customer account.
  • Only the Start plan is available (free of charge, not upgradeable).
  • Only one user (type admin) will be created.
  • Storage is limited to 5 GB.
  • Projects are located in a fixed region.

Instructions

Subscribing to the service

Log in to your OVHcloud Control Panel and switch to Web Cloud in the top navigation bar.

Select Web PaaS in the services bar on the left-hand side, then click on the button New project.

order service

Step 1: Choose a plan (restricted for beta)

Select a plan that best suits your needs after verifying the details on the product page. You can upgrade the project later in the Control Panel.

choose plan

Step 2: Enter project details (restricted for beta)

Give your project a name and choose a region near you in this step.

project details

Step 3: Select the project type

  • If the project relies on your own code, you will be able to import it: click on Create your template in this step.

  • If you click on Select an existing template, a list of available templates will be displayed.

project type

Step 4: Configure your project (restricted for beta)

In this step you can choose options for the project, according to the plan you have selected. Please refer to our product page for details about the available Storage, Environments and User licenses for each plan.

configure details

Step 5: Proceed to complete your order

During the beta phase, you only need to click on Confirm to accept the contract.

Finally, take note of the payment information and click on Order to confirm. This will start the payment process.

You can order the service from the product page as well.

Each project requires a separate service subscription. In order to add a project, simply repeat the steps above.

After the payment is completed, the project will be deployed and you will be able to log in to the Management Console from the OVHcloud Control Panel.

Step 5: Verifying the project's deployment in the Management Console

On your project's General information page, click on Access project in the Management interface section.

console project

You will be redirected to the OVERVIEW tab of the Web PaaS Management Console. Here you can follow the configuration wizard to guide you through the first steps with your project. The project is ready when the status is set to Active on the Master environment.

console project

Managing the service in the Control Panel (restricted for beta)

Log in to your OVHcloud Control Panel and switch to Web Cloud in the top navigation bar. Click on Web PaaS in the left-hand sidebar an select your project.

The General information page displays the basic configuration options of the project. Use the Management interface section for the following actions:

  • Access project: opens the Management Console of your project.
  • New project: begins the process of ordering a new project.
  • Delete project: will delete the project after confirming the action in the popup window.

To upgrade the project, click on Upgrade in the General information box.

Go further

Using SSH

Configuring the CLI

Using YAML

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