The following page on Cockpit enables you to create and manage your instances and display information about them:

You can also get information about your resources using AWS CLI. For more information, see Getting Information About Your Instances.

Instances Page

The state of the instance. For more information, see About Instance Lifecycle.


Hover over the colored dot for more information about a state.

The name of the instance, which you can add using a Name tag. For more information, see Tagging Your Resources.


Double-click this name to modify it.

The ID of the instance. This ID is unique and automatically created.


Click the ID to copy it to the clipboard.

In a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), the ID of the VPC in which the instance is. This ID is unique and automatically created.


Click this resource to display the corresponding page.

The instance type. For more information, see Instance Types.

The name of the keypair used for the instance. For more information, see About Keypairs.


Click this resource to display the corresponding page.

The primary private IP of the instance.


Click the IP address to copy it to the clipboard.

In the public Cloud, the public IP address associated with the instance (replaced by the External IP, if any). In a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), the private IP of the instance (replaced by the External IP associated with the instance, if any).

For more information, see About EIPs.


Click the IP address to copy it to the clipboard.

The operating system running on the instance (Linux  or Windows ).

The date and time of the creation of the instance.

The Availability Zone in which the instance is. For more information, see About Regions, Endpoints, and Availability Zones.

Click this button to group the instance entries in the table according to public Cloud or their VPCs.

Further information about the instance, ordered in the following tabs:

  • System:
    • Status: The state of the instance.
    • Creation date: The date and time of creation of the instance.
    • Image: The ID of the OMI used to launch the instance.
    • OS: The operating system running on the instance.
    • Type: The instance type.
    • Cores: The number of vCores.
    • Memory: The amount of memory.
    • CPU Generation: The processor generation.
    • Performance: The performance flag. For more information, see 3DS OUTSCALE's Offering Refinements FAQ.
    • Tenancy: Whether the instance is launched on shared hardware (default) or on dedicated hardware (single-tenant). For more information, see About Instances > Instance Tenancy and Dedicated Instances.
  • Security:
    • My keypair: The name of the keypair used for the instance.
    • Information about the security group used for the instance (its ID and its name).
  • Network:
      • (VPC only) VPC: The ID of the VPC in which the instance is running.
      • (VPC only) Subnet: The CIDR of the subnet in which the instance is running.
      • Primary Internal IP: The primary private IP of the instance.
      • Internal Hostname: The internal hostname of the instance.
      • Primary External IP: In the public Cloud, the primary public IP of the instance (replaced by the EIP associated with the instance, if any). In a VPC, the EIP associated with the instance, if any.
      • External Hostname: The corresponding external hostname of the instance.
      • (VPC only) Information about the FNI attached to the instance (state, FNI ID, VPC ID, Subnet ID).
  • Storage: Information about attached volumes (the number of attached volumes, their ID, and their device name).
  • Tags: One or more tags associated with the instance.

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