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What does a VPS lock do?

By locking your VPS you can protect it against actions that might have (temporary) unwanted consequences. This does not include actions executed from within the OS (e.g. via SSH) The following actions are blocked while your VPS is locked:

  • Restart
  • Shutdown
  • Re-installing
  • Upgrading
  • Using the console
  • Adding, changing and removing a VPS from a private network
  • Removing a private network
  • Creating, removing and restoring snapshots
  • Restoring an automatic backup
  • Cancelling your VPS
  • Handing the VPS over to another account
  • Ordering and cancelling add-ons
  • Changing or setting TCP monitors
  • Changing or setting reverse DNS / PTR-records for your BladeVPS

Switching the VPS lock on or off

The VPS lock can be switched on or off from within your control panel. Click the name of your VPS > 'Manage' and then switch the VPS lock on or off as desired in the bottom right of the 'Manage' window.

VPS lock


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