Once an instance is completed, the status will change to "Running". Clicking on an instance will present the viewer with loads of useful information. There are several sections within an Instance page that provide useful capabilities to the user.
VM/Container/Bare Metal Icon
Expiration or Shutdown Date
Favorite Toggle (star)
Expiration & Shutdown Warnings
Extension Requests and Status
Compute % (hover for more info)
Memory % (hover for more info)
Storage % (hover for more info)
Summary - Stats and status information including CPU, Memory, Storage, IOPS, and even Network throughput.
Tip: Hover over the utilization graph for more info:
Deploy - Track deployment history for instance types that support deployments or manually kick off a deployment (only visible for instance types that support deployments).
Network - Useful for configuring security groups and access to the instance.
Logs - View all aggregated logs from the containers or vms representing the instance.
Storage - Overview, stats and details for all volumes in the instance.
Backups - Quick backup dashboard. Useful for viewing historical backups as well as kicking off new ones.
Environment - View the environment variables presented to the instances or exported by the instances via Apps (more on this in the Apps section). Even see Imported environment variables that may be referenced by the running instance.
History - Event history and details for actions performed on the instance. Click the arrow next to an event to expand for more details.
Scale - For instances that support load balancing and auto scaling. Easily configure auto scaling thresholds and load balancer settings that pertain to a particular instance.
Console- Access the instance via a clientless Console supporting SSH, RDP, VNC, and even hypervisor level remote consoles.
Settings Some instance types support custom configuration settings (i.e. mysql presents the my.ini).