How to add a host?

Learn how to add compute capabilities to your infrastructure

Last updated 1st February 2022


Within your OVHcloud environment, you can add a new dedicated host in just a few minutes.

Learn how to add compute capabilities to your infrastructure.



Adding resources through vSphere adds them as hourly resources for billing purposes. If you wish to switch them to monthly resources, it can be changed in the OVHcloud Control Panel. For more info on this, check out our Introduction to the Hosted Private Cloud Control Panel

In the vSphere interface menu, go to the Hosts and Clusters dashboard.


The Configure tab gives you access to the OVHcloud plugin.
in the Add Host menu, choose the type of host you would like to add and click Next.


Verify your order and confirm by clicking Next.


Your order is then confirmed. The progression of the delivery is showing with an estimated time of availability.


Once done, a new host is showing in your datacenter and is ready for use.

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