IP Request Justification

Codero dedicated servers and SmartServers are allowed 4 IPs without technical justification and a maximum of 16 IPs total. Any additional IP address requests beyond the initial 4 must meet the criteria dictated by the RIRs (Regional Internet Registry). Since this server is in the United States, the RIR involved is the American Registry of… read more »

How to create a Codero Cloud Instance

This article is designed to walk you through the steps required to create a new Cloud Instance through Codero Cloud Portal Requirements: * A current Codero Cloud Account.   Procedure Log In Log into your Codero Cloud portal using your login ID or Codero Client ID and your Password.   Create Cloud To… read more »

Understanding Codero Cloud Portal

This article is designed to help you navigate your Codero Cloud Portal account. When the screen width is limited, Only icons are displayed and the text descriptions are hidden. This document provides a brief summary of what each icon is used for.   Requirements A current Codero Cloud account.   Icon Descriptions The Codero Cloud… read more »

How to create a Codero Cloud Account

This article is intended to assist potential new Codero clients with the steps required to create a cloud account. A cloud account is required to create a cloud instance and only costs $1.00 to get started.   Requirements: A valid email address A valid phone number where you can be reached A valid credit card:… read more »

How to view or edit my server’s password

Log into Log into using your Codero Client ID as the username and your assigned password.   Access the Services Selection Page Click Services > My Services from the top menu bar.   Click Options Click the “Options” button (looks like a magnifying glass) adjacent to the plan(s) you wish to access.  … read more »

How to add a MAC address in ServerPortal

Before a Virtual Machine can connect to the Internet, its MAC address must be submitted through ServerPortal. This guide is designed to show you how to add these MAC addresses to your account.

How to set Reverse DNS (rDNS)

The Reverse DNS (also known as rDNS or PTR record) for an IP should be set to the EHLO value that is sent in the outgoing mail header.  This is generally the HostName of the computer, which should be different from the domain name.  Recommended values for the Hostname include or

How to view and request additional IPs in

As a default, Codero Dedicated and SmartServers are initially allowed 4 IPs, however only one of these IPs is allocated to the server.  This guide is designed to show you how to obtain the remaining IPs that have been reserved for your system.

How to edit DNS in ServerPortal

DNS 101: To keep things as simple as it gets, DNS serves one primary purpose: to convert a domain name (,, to an IP address ( It does this either directly using an A record, or indirectly using a CNAME record. With an A record, you “point” the domain directly to the IP… read more »