Virtual Machine Release Notes

This page contains the latest release notes for features and updates to virtual machine.

April 2024

April 28, 2024

Added support for random password generation when setting customized login password in virtual machine instance creation.

April 01, 2024

Access via system-generated password is not supported. Choose custom password or SSH key pair to access your virtual machine instance.

November 2023

November 27, 2023

Added restriction to port 25 access for email transmission for security reasons. If you require continued access to port 25, you may submit a request to remove the restriction.

November 13, 2023

Added support for network pricing model change for subscription instances.

October 2023

October 30, 2023
  • Upgraded rules of default security group and added support for port descriptions;

  • Added support for entry of order and bill details on the instance list page.

October 16, 2023

Added support for SSH Key Pair login and management.

September 2023

September 25, 2023
  • Added support for custom image deletion if instances are already created with this custom image;

  • Added support for Admin lock of instances;

  • Upgraded password change. You can only change password of powered-on instances.

September 11, 2023

Upgraded VPC and subnet network.

August 2023

August 28, 2023

Added support for instance specification upgrade and downgrade. Changes between different models are allowed.

July 2023

July 31st, 2023
  • Upgraded HDD disk type to Standard Disk;

  • Added support for Zone selection in instance creating.

July 17, 2023
  • Added support for HDD and SSD storage disk types;

  • Added support for High-performance instance model;

  • Upgraded tiered price display when setting up public network bandwidth or data transfer.

July 3rd, 2023
  • Added support for pay-as-you-go data transfer network billing method. You are charged per GB by hour;

  • Added Default username display when setting up your own password of the instance.

June 2023

June 19, 2023
  • Added support for location filtering for Private Connect while virtual machine instance creation;

  • Upgraded pricing model display while resource creation and pay-as-you-go model will be displayed first if available.

June 05, 2023
  • Upgraded insufficient balance reminder in pay-as-you-go instance purchasing;

  • Added support for the default security group. An instance will be associated to the default security group by default;

  • Upgraded data transfer display in the instance list page, including purchased data transfer package and the overages.

May 2023

May 22, 2023
  • Added support for pay-as-you-go pricing model. You can postpay virtual machine instances or data disks by hour;

  • Upgraded private bandwidth limit for 1 Gbps.

April 2023

April 17, 2023
  • Upgraded security group creation procedures. You can apply the created security group to the instance later after creation;

  • Added supported for Temporary Hold in pay-as-you-go pricing model.

April 3, 2023
  • Upgraded default network pricing model to data transfer pricing.

  • Added support for selecting custom images and setting the password in OS reset.

March 2023

March 20, 2023
  • Added support for promo code. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with discounts for long-term subscriptions;

  • Added support for Virtual Network Computing (VNC) access. You can remote control your virtual machine via VNC.

March 6, 2023
  • Added support for the custom image. You can quickly create virtual machine instances with the same configuration as the custom image by using it as the system disk.

  • Added support for different billing cycles of instance subscription. You can subscribe the service for 1 month, 3 months, 6 months and etc.

October 2022

October 16, 2022
  • You can now reinstall the operating system of your virtual machine instance. After powering off the instance, you can reset your operating system or reinstall other operating systems.

  • Bandwidth upgrade and downgrade are now available. You can downgrade or upgrade instance bandwidth cap, which will take immediate effect and cannot be reversed.

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