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What is Elestio?

Getting started

Elestio is the simplest way to run Open Source Software. Deploy any one of over 250+ supported o...

Updated 2 months ago by Amit Shukla

Locking/unlocking a domain

Domains

The domain lock is an added layer of security to guard against unauthorized domain transfers. You...

Updated 2 months ago by Amit Shukla

How to Renew a Domain on Elestio?

Domains

It is always best to renew a domain name before it expires so there is no interruption in service...

Updated 2 months ago by Amit Shukla

How can I change the name server for elestio domains?

Domains

Nameservers are the first thing domain names look to when they need to know where the content of ...

Updated 2 months ago by Amit Shukla

How to resolve the Borg acquire lock in remote backups.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you see the following error when listing, restoring, or taking manual backups for your Borg re...

Updated 3 months ago by Amit Shukla

How to resolve the Borg cache error in remote backups.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you see the following error related to the Borg cache when listing, restoring, or taking manua...

Updated 3 months ago by Amit Shukla

Buying a Domain from Elest.io

Domains

Great brand names are like magnets that people gravitate towards. Try https://elest.io/domains ...

Updated 3 months ago by Amit Shukla

How to Transfer your Domains from GoDaddy /others to elestio

Domains

If you desire to transfer your domain to elestio, here is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide tha...

Updated 3 months ago by Amit Shukla

Power Management

Services Dashboard Overview

You may manage power management on an elestio by using the Reboot, Reset, Shutdown, Power On, and...

Updated 3 months ago by Amit Shukla

Custom domain and automated encryption (SSL/TLS)

Security

If you have activated the firewall on your service ensure port 80 is open or else certificate cre...

Updated 4 months ago by Joseph Benguira

Using Cloudflare

Security

Cloudflare DNS: If you wish to use Cloudflare for DNS ONLY, you can configure it just like any o...

Updated 4 months ago by Daniel

Multi-factor authentication

Security

By default, Elestio uses Email-based MFA, each time you log in to Elestio we will send you an ema...

Updated 4 months ago by Amit Shukla

Manage SSH Keys

Security

From the Dashboard, navigate to the Security tab and select the Show Options button to Manage SSH...

Updated 4 months ago by Amit Shukla

SMTP service

Security

All deployed services include a basic preconfigured SMTP service, useful for sending alerts and n...

Updated 4 months ago by Joseph Benguira

Termination protection & grace period

Security

You can enable or disable the Termination protection option from your Dashboard Overview, using t...

Updated 4 months ago by Amit Shukla

Output Cache

Security

From the Dashboard, navigate to the Security tab and select Show Options under Output Cache.From ...

Updated 4 months ago by Amit Shukla

IP rate limiter

Security

From the Dashboard, click on Security then Rate Limiter > Show Options.From here, you can easily ...

Updated 4 months ago by Amit Shukla

How can I automatically remove system log files in order to free up disk space?

Frequently Asked Questions

By default, new instances are automatically configured to delete log files on a daily basis. How...

Updated 5 months ago by Amit Shukla

Create a new volume

Volumes

To create a new volume in an Elestio: Step 1: Open Elestio Dashboard and then click the volume ...

Updated 5 months ago by Amit Shukla

Can I use OUTFILE in Managed MySQL?

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes it's possible on Elestio. Since we are running MySQL inside a docker container you will have ...

Updated 5 months ago by Joseph Benguira