Reference Documentation

Detailed information about various elements of Brightbox Cloud.

CLI

The Command Line Interface.

Glossary

A quick lookup list of Brightbox Cloud terminology.

Cloud Servers

Cloud Servers are virtual server instances.

Cloud IPs

Dynamically movable Public IP addresses.

Load Balancers

Geographic redundancy, fault tolerance and horizontal scalability for your server.

Cloud Firewall

Distributed firewall for controlling network access to, from and between Cloud Servers.

Cloud SQL

Cloud SQL instances are relational database servers you can build and manage via the API.

Network

General documentation about the Brightbox Cloud network.

Image Library

Our Image Library holds all available Cloud Server images and snapshots, and Cloud SQL snapshots.

Server Images

A Cloud Server Image is a virtual disk image from which a Server can be created.

Metadata service

The Metadata service available to Cloud Servers.

API

Our RESTful HTTP API.

DNS

Our convenience DNS records and Cloud IP reverse dns support.

Accounts

All Brightbox services are provided through an Account.

Collaboration

Collaboration allows you to grant access to your account to other users.

Billing

Billing documentation

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