How to deploy a cloud server with custom ISO

How to deploy a cloud server with custom ISO

Why do we require custom ISO ?

To download and use the Custom/specific OS according to the client requirements .

A Custom ISO file is an archive file that contains an identical copy (or image) of data found on an optical disc, like a CD or DVD. For any custom version of OS , you can download  SO file of that OS and Deploy the server with that file.

1. At first, you need to login Microhost Cloud Dashboard

2. Select the ISO section in Dashboard .

3. You can download ISO file here . Choose the data center location , ISO file link and name of the server and click on Add ISO.


ISO is downloaded and available .

4. Now, create a new server and choose ISO section and that custom ISO file while deploying the cloud server .


5. Select cloud size ,options and enter host name of the server . 

6. Click on deploy cloud server to deploy and mount the ISO .

7. Server is in running status now :

8. Now click on console and install the OS from the Cloud Console .

Console view : Here we are going to install centos 7 in the screenshot, You can install OS as per your requirement.

9. After the installation of OS, click on ISO section in the manage cloud and unmount the ISO by clicking on the unmount ISO as given below in the Screenshot.

10. At last , after Unmount and server reboot , You need to manually configure the network file and enter/edit the IP Address , Netmask gateway entry as per the in the location .

Example:Network Location in CentOS 7 - /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 

You can also verify your IP , Netmask and Gateway in the Networking section of the Microhost Cloud Dashboard .

Cloud Servers > Action > Manage cloud > Networking    

Server deployed with custom ISO 

Thank you !

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