Cloud / Flavors

A flavor defines the compute, memory, and storage capacity of an instance. This will help you to create custom instances (plans) for your clients.

In this page, you can do as follow:

Create new flavor

To create a new flavor click the plus (+) button from the bottom-right - “Create Flavor”.

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On the next page fill in these fields:

  • Ram in MB: The amount of physical memory (RAM).
  • Virtual CPUs: The number of CPU cores.
  • Disk size in Gb: The amount of disk space (Gb).
  • Swap space in Gb: Used when the amount of physical memory (RAM) is full.
  • Ephemeral disk space in GB: Used for temporary files only. All data will be lost on reboot.
  • Is public: Public or private (flavor will not be visible to clients).
  • Description: A short description for your flavor.
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Search flavor

To search for a flavor, type the flavor name in the search box from the top page.

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Sort flavors

From the top-right of the page, you can sort flavors by:

  • Name
  • Virtual CPUs
  • Memory
  • Disk size
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Also you can switch from Card View to List View by clicking on the grid from top-right. Examples are shown below:

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View flavor details

To find more details about your flavor, click on a flavor box. A new page will open and there you’ll find all details about your flavor as follow: ID, Name, Ram, Virtual CPUs, Disk space, Swap, Ephemeral storage, Disabled, Public, Region, Description.

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Delete flavor

To delete a flavor click on Delete icon like in the image below.

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Cloud / Flavors groups

Flavor groups were implemented for a better management and a more user friendly display when choosing flavors to create instance. For this to be displayed in end user you will first need to switch the flavor display as cards to true in constants.js files.

Create flavor group

To create a new flavor group you need to click on the + icon from the bottom right side of the page.

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The priority is related on the position where the flavor group will be displayed.

Add flavor to group

To add a flavor to a flavor group you need to select the appropriate group and select the flavor. Then you need to click on ADD FLAVOR TO GROUP

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Delete flavor group

To delete a flavor group you need to press the “Bin” icon on the flavor dialog

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Deleting a flavor group will not delete the flavors that are in that group.