What is the archive?
It is an option that allows you to leave your server in a special state when you are not going to use it for a while.
Steps to follow to archive your cloud server
Enter your client panel and click on the three points to the right of the server you want to archive.
A drop-down will open with different options. Click on "Archive."
A window will open in which you are told that you will no longer pay for RAM or CPU but for SSD and backups. To confirm, click on 'OK'.
In a few seconds, under the column 'Status' your server will appear as 'Archived'.
Steps to follow to unarchive your cloud server
Click on the three points to the right of the server. A dropdown will open. Choose the "Start" option.
A window will open to confirm the unarchiving of your clod server. Click on "OK":
In just a few seconds, your server will return to the "Active" state.
On a server like the one on this article, with resources 1 vCore, 2 GB RAM and 50 GB of SSD and Linux OS, the cost is € 0.013 per hour (about € 10 per month) and the cost whith the server archived is only € 0.007 per hour (about € 5 per month). Archive your cloud server and save money!