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Welcome to the OUTSCALE Public Documentation

For a broad overview of the OUTSCALE Cloud, see Quickstart.

To learn how to launch your first instance, see Tutorial: Getting Started with the OUTSCALE Cloud.

What’s New?

Public Documentation

November 16, 2022

October 4, 2022

  • All procedures of the User Guide that can be executed with OSC CLI now include links to the corresponding sections of the OUTSCALE API documentation.

September 20, 2022

  • A page summarizing the concepts and compatibility of the Elastic Identity Management (EIM) service is now available: About EIM.

August 19, 2022

  • To improve the user experience of the API documentations, the red and green banners indicating the authentication methods have been moved toward the beginning of each API method section.

August 16, 2022

August 12, 2022

  • The display of multiline parameter descriptions has been fixed in the API documentations.

August 3, 2022

July 13, 2022

  • In the API documentations, the code samples have been updated:

    • For the OUTSCALE API: The existing code samples with OSC CLI, Curl, and in Python have been improved.

    • For the FCU, LBU, EIM, ICU, and DirectLink APIs: Code samples with OSC CLI and Curl are now included.

June 23, 2022


Cockpit v2-beta Release Notes

September 20, 2022 (Cockpit 2.2)

June 20, 2022 (Cockpit 2.0)


API Release Notes

November 7, 2022 (eu-west-2) / November 7, 2022 (cloudgouv-eu-west-1) / October 31, 2022 (us-west-1) / November 2, 2022 (us-east-2) / October 31, 2022 (ap-northeast-1)

  • From now on, if you use the CreateAccessKey method of the Elastic Identity Management (EIM) API without specifying the UserName parameter, an access key is created for the user who sends the request.

  • The information provided by the BIOS and related to the vendor and the product name of an instance have been update to 3DS Outscale and 3DS Outscale VM respectively.

September 26, 2022 (eu-west-2) / September 26, 2022 (cloudgouv-eu-west-1) / September 19, 2022 (us-west-1) / September 20, 2022 (us-east-2) / September 19, 2022 (ap-northeast-1)

  • You can now attach up to 40 volumes to an instance. For more information, see About Volumes.

  • In the OUTSCALE API, the Overall parameter of the ReadConsumptionAccount method is now set to false by default.

  • An invalid route is now deleted instead of remaining in the blackhole state. For more information about routes, see About Route Tables.

August 8, 2022 (eu-west-2) / August 8, 2022 (cloudgouv-eu-west-1) / August 1, 2022 (us-west-1) / August 2, 2022 (us-east-2) / August 1, 2022 (ap-northeast-1)

  • In the OUTSCALE API, you can enable nested virtualization for VMs with a dedicated tenancy, via the new NestedVirtualization parameter of the CreateVms and UpdateVm methods. For more information, see About Instances > Nested Virtualization.

  • In the OUTSCALE API, the UpdateLoadBalancer method now supports the SecuredCookies parameter.

  • You can now import keypairs in the PEM, PKCS8, and RFC4716 formats. For more information, see the CreateKeypair method in the OUTSCALE API or the ImportKeyPair method in the Flexible Compute Unit (FCU) API.