Cloud FAQs


What cloud services does DreamHost offer?

DreamHost offers two cloud products:


Can DreamObjects backup my website?

DreamObjects itself is just a storage option. You must configure your site to backup data to DreamObjects. For example, you could use a WordPress plugin for this:

How do I upload data to DreamObjects?

View the following article for different options:

What clients can I use to access DreamObjects?

View the following link for a list of compatible clients:


What operating systems can I install on DreamCompute?

DreamHost offers several Linux distributions for you to install. These include CentOS, Debian, Fedora, and Ubuntu. View the following article for a current list:

Is email included with DreamCompute?

Email hosting is included at no cost with any Shared, VPS, DreamPress, or Dedicated Hosting plan. Since DreamCompute/DreamObjects-only plans do not include email service, you can purchase an email add-on plan at a low cost.

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 article for further details:

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