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Apple silicon

Is there a minimum allocation period for Apple silicon Mac mini?

Due to license constraints, the minimum lease for Apple silicon-as-a-Service is 24 hours. As a result, a Mac mini can only be deleted after a minimum allocation period of 24 hours.

How many public IPs can I assign to a Mac mini?

Each Mac mini can have one IPv4 IP address and one IPv6 subnet (/64).

How can I reinstall my Mac mini?

It is not yet possible to reinstall your Mac mini, however, it will be soon. To have a fresh macOS installation, you have to delete your Instance and create a new one.

How can I back up my Mac mini?

You can backup your Mac mini using a backup solution of your choice.

For example restic for backups from the command line, or Arq Backup for backups from a graphical interface. Both solutions allow you to store your backups safely on our Object Storage.

Why can’t I send emails from my Apple silicon as-a-Service?

For security reasons, the SMTP ports on Apple silicon machines are blocked. It is therefore not possible to send emails from your Mac mini.

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