Cloud FAQs



What cloud services does DreamHost offer?

DreamHost offers two cloud products:


Can DreamObjects back up my website?

No. DreamObjects itself only stores data. However, you can configure your site to back up data to DreamObjects. For example, you could use a WordPress plugin such as UpdraftPlus for this.

How do I upload data to DreamObjects?

View the following articles for various options:

What clients can I use to access DreamObjects?

View the DreamObjects clients section for a list of compatible clients:


What operating systems can I install on DreamCompute?

DreamHost offers several Linux distributions for you to install. View the following How to launch an instance using the DreamCompute dashboard article for a current list.

Is email included with DreamCompute?

DreamCompute-only plans do not include email service, but you can purchase an email add-on plan to host your email at DreamHost.

Email hosting is included at no cost with Shared, VPS, DreamPress, and Dedicated Hosting plans only.

Can I install Windows on DreamCompute?

Only Linux distributions are available when creating a DreamCompute instance.

Do I have root/sudo access on DreamCompute?

Yes. DreamCompute is a fully unmanaged option for you to customize as you like.

Can I host websites on DreamCompute?

Yes. View the following Adding a website to DreamCompute article for further details.

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