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How to reinstall a Dedibox VPS

Reviewed on 15 May 2024Published on 15 May 2024

You can reinstall your VPS at any time from your Dedibox console.

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Dedibox account logged into the console
  • Created a Dedibox VPS
  1. Log in to your Dedibox console account and locate Dedibox VPS in the top navigation menu. Click it to access the list of your Dedibox VPS.
  2. Select the Dedibox VPS you want to reinstall and click Manage next to it. This action will direct you to the VPS information dashboard.

    You can also directly access the VPS information dashboard by clicking the VPS Hostname or IP address.

  3. In the dashboard, locate and click Reinstall. The reinstallation wizard displays.
  4. Choose your desired Operating System (OS) for the Dedibox VPS and select the OS version.
  5. Optionally paste an SSH key that can used for authentication when connecting to the Dedibox VPS using SSH.
  6. Confirm your selection by clicking Reinstall then click OK in the pop-up prompt to confirm the action. Your existing preferences will be saved, and the reinstallation process will begin.

    Be careful, as reinstalling your VPS will erase all data. Make sure to have backups of your data before initiating a reinstallation.


    Reinstalling your Dedibox VPS will take a few minutes. During reinstallation, the VPS management page will be unavailable.

See also
How to manage a Dedibox VPSHow to delete a Dedibox VPS
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