Windows Reference

This topic presents the list of all topics containing Windows-only features or tasks.

Topic Guide Windows Specificity

Instances

About Instance Lifecycle

IaaS > Compute

  • Windows updates can slow down the stop of an instance

  • Force Stop

Accessing a Windows Instance

  • Accessing a Windows Instance Using Remote Desktop Applications

Accessing a Linux Instance from a Windows OS

  • Accessing a Linux Instance from a Windows OS Using Windows PuTTY

Configuring an Instance with User Data and OUTSCALE Tags

  • Adding a Script or Text in User Data

Installing the Required Virtio Drivers on Windows Instances

Technical Guide

  • Windows-only procedure for instances launched using now deprecated OMIs

OMIs

About OMIs

IaaS > Compute

  • Windows instances require at least the v3 processor generation, 2 vCores and 4 GiB of memory

Official OMIs Reference

  • Windows OMIs

Creating an OMI from a Snapshot

  • Windows instances preparation before creating an OMI

Creating an OMI from an Instance

  • Windows instances preparation before creating an OMI

Volumes

About Volumes

IaaS > Storage

  • Volume attachments and device names

Initializing a Volume from an Instance

  • Windows-only procedure for formatting and mounting a volume

Increasing the Size of a Volume

  • Configuring the partition of a volume in a Windows instance