This topic describes how to obtain a Compute Nest service and create a service instance. A service named Use a custom image to create an ECS instance is used as an example.

Prerequisites

An Alibaba Cloud account is created. The real-name verification for the account is complete.

Background information

Method 1: Use the deployment URL of the Compute Nest service

  1. Obtain the deployment URL of the Compute Nest service from your service provider, and go to the page to which the URL redirects.
  2. Configure the parameters for the service instance.
    configure parameters

    The following table describes the parameters for the service instance. The service instance parameters that you need to configure vary based on different service types. If you require further assistance, contact your service provider.

    Parameter Example Description
    Image ID centos_7 The ID of the image that is used to create the service instance.
    Instance Type ecs.c5.large The type of the service instance to be created.
    Instance Password Ecs123456 The password of the service instance to be created.
  3. Click Create.
    After the service instance is created, click View Service Instance to view the service instance. service status