The Scaleway Console allows you to view and manage your Scaleway Elements products, billing information, support tickets and more.
In this tutorial you will learn how to navigate the console for the first time, and how to start using:
When you log into console.scaleway.com you will see your Organization dashboard:
On this dashboard you can see:
As you add and use resources, this dashboard will stay up to date.
An Organization starts with just one user (its Owner) and one default Project. As the Owner, you can manage the quotas, support plan and billing for your organization, and add and manage new users, by clicking on the options in the top right menu (4).
You can visit our official documentation to learn more about Organizations and Roles.
Note: If you belong to multiple Organizations, you can switch between them by using the menu at the top right (4).
You can come back to the Organization dashboard from anywhere else in the console, by clicking the
Scaleway logo at the top left of the screen, or by using the drop-down menu next to it (5).
Click on “My Profile” from the drop-town menu at the top right of the console:
This takes you to your profile page.
From this part of the console, you can:
(a) View and edit your profile . Here, you can change your first name, last name, email address and the language of the console and Scaleway’s communications. Currently, the console is available in English and French.
A Project is a grouping of different resources (eg Instances, Databases etc). Click the
Projects tab (6) to view your Organization’s projects.
Create Projectsbutton (8)
Click on the project name (6) to go to its Project Dashboard. You can also access the Project Dashboard from the sidebar on the left (9).
This is the Project Dashboard. Here you can:
You can visit our official documentation to learn more about Projects.
At first, your Organization and Project will have no resources. So, let’s see how to add some by looking at the different products available.
On the left of the console is the sidebar:
Use the sidebar to navigate the different Scaleway Elements products. You can see that products are grouped into different categories:
Use the links in the sidebar to navigate to the page for each product. For example, click on “Instances”:
Here, you can view and manage your existing Instances and create new Instances. When you create a new Instance, it becomes a resource associated with a Project of your Organization. Learn more about creating Instances.
Click on the other product links in the sidebar to view, create and manage other types of product. This is how you add to and manage your resources.
To find the Credentials page, go to the Project dashboard (14) and click the
Credentials tab (15). Alternatively, click on
Credentials from the drop-down menu on the top right (16).
On the Credentials page, you can manage the SSH keys and API keys for your Project. If you have multiple Projects, each will have its own set of Credentials. Credentials allow you to log in to your instance via SSH and authenticate command via the API.
To find the Billing page, click on
Billing from the drop-down menu on the top right (17). Alternatively, click on
View Billing Page from the Organization Dashboard (18).
On the Billing page you can view your Organization’s billing information, add billing contacts, enable alerts, manage your payment methods and view your invoices:
To find the Support page, click on
Support at the bottom of the sidebar (19). Alternatively, click on the lifebelt icon at the top of the screen (20).
Here, you can create a new support ticket if you need help.
To find the Documentation page, click on
Documentation at the bottom of the sidebar (21). This takes you to the Scaleway Documentation & Tutorials Page.
Here, you can find more help and guidance on using the console and the different Scaleway products.
To find the Abuse Report page, click on
Abuse at the bottom of the sidebar (22).
Here, you can report abuse of Scaleway resources. Abuse could mean cyber-crime, copyright violation, illegal or offensive content, spamming or malware distribution.
Read more about Abuse Reports
To log out of the console, click
Log Out at the bottom of the drop down menu on the right (23). This will end your Scaleway Console session.