DescriptionYou'll experience raw power when you opt for your own dedicated server resource from Leaseweb. Our Dedicated Servers are built to handle the most processor-intensive and disk I/O-intensive workloads, including large databases and big data analytics, as well as latency-sensitive workloads such as gaming and e-commerce. You can expect all the flexibility and scalability of virtualization, plus great security and performance.
Dedicated servers are highly customizable and if needed build to your needs. Because of our vast inventories we are enabled to deliver dedicated servers between on-demand provisioning to a maximum of 5 working days – from single servers to large-scale deployments.
It's easy to control too. Through our customer portal and API, you can channel that power in the way that best supports your specific application.
Leaseweb provides you with options to choose from a wide range of Windows or Linux-based operating systems and industry standard control panels.
For detailed information on the availability of various versions of operating systems for Dedicated Servers from Leaseweb, please refer to the article on operating systems.
All our control panels will provide you with the LAMP solution stack. Please note that not all control panels are compatible with the different operating systems. Please see the table below for compatibility details. For more information, please refer to the article on control panels.
|OS / Distribution||cPanel||Plesk||Vesta CP|
|Linux / CentOS||Yes (64-bit only)||Yes||Yes|
|Linux / Debian||Yes (Debian 10 only)||Yes (Debian 10 only)||No|
|Linux / Ubuntu||No||No||No|
|BSD / FreeBSD||No||No||No|
All Dedicated Servers are connected to a state-of-the-art network. For more information about network, please visit the Leaseweb website.
For information firewall options for your Dedicated Server, refer to the article on firewall.
For information about the limit of IPv4 addresses for Dedicated Servers, refer to the article on IPv4. For information about obtaining IPv6 addresses for your Dedicated Server, refer to the article on IPv6.
Leaseweb offers two network choices for your server—Volume and Premium. The Volume network offers one or more default Tier1 transit provider and selected peering connections, and is engineered to provide a cost-efficient solution to high bandwidth needs. The Premium network offers full redundancy on all routers, and uses multiple quality Tier1 transit providers, as well as private and public peering. For more information on the network types and the network type availability matrix, refer to the article on network types.
Leaseweb offers you to choose between three different forms of bandwidth billing, each suitable for different kinds of bandwidth usage. All three options are available on both our Volume and Premium networks. For more information on our billing options, refer to the article on bandwidth billing.
If your servers are located in the same datacenter, Leaseweb can set up an interconnect between these networks. An interconnect will add a dedicated in-house cable connection between your networks and can be achieved between servers that are in the same rack or between racks that are in the same datacenter. Traffic sent between servers across this interconnection will not count towards your bandwidth costs.
If you would like to have a connection between your networks but do not require a dedicated in-house cabling solution, it is possible to configure a private network. This will use the infrastructure that is already present at the datacenter to make a connection between your networks. For more information on private networks for your Leaseweb servers, refer to the article on 'Private Network'. For more specific instructions on how to set up private networking through the customer portal, refer to the article on 'Managing private network for your dedicated server'.
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
To keep your data connected 24/7, Leaseweb's Basic Service Level Agreement is provided at no additional charge. For additional support, there are multiple levels of SLAs. For further information, refer to the article on SLA.
Upgrades and downgrades
|Bandwidth||Yes 1||Yes 1|
|Uplink Port Speed||Yes 1||Yes 1|
|HDD||Yes 2||Yes 2|
- May involve downtime and/or new IP addresses.
- Requires downtime when hot-swapping is not possible. Leaseweb will not migrate your data.
It's possible that an upgrade requires a server to be relocated. In that case, your server will also receive new IP addresses. These will always be announced to you in advance, and the timing of the relocation can be scheduled with our support department.
An order placed through the website is first verified by us over phone. This is a one-time verification process applicable only for your first order. Once verified, the order will be delivered, fully automated. Our Dedicated Servers can be deployed in as little as a few hours. Delivery of custom-configurations takes longer (7-10 business days).
If you like to have a guaranteed fast deployment of a server, you can consider ordering an Instant Delivery Dedicated Server that can provisioned within an hour.
The Dedicated servers are available to deploy in different datacenters around the world. We offer Dedicated servers in the following locations and datacenters.
Product Life Cycle Phases for Leaseweb Dedicated Servers
Leaseweb maintains a Product Life Cycle process to manage the use, development and maintenance of the dedicated servers we provide. These life cycle stages dictate how a server is handled and supported within Leaseweb. We have defined the following life cycle stages.
Active server models are actively procured and offered by Leaseweb. Active servers are of course fully supported, and can be (re-)ordered from our vendors for additional supply when needed.
End of Procurement
Server models which are End of Procurement are actively offered by Leaseweb, but they are no longer procured from vendors. Most often they have been replaced by a successor. Servers in this stage are fully supported by Leaseweb.
End of Sales
Servers which are End of Sales are no longer being offered by Leaseweb. We will still fully support the use of these servers for our customers who are using them. But we will offer a successor model for additional orders or when a server needs to be replaced.
End of Full Support
When a server model becomes End of Full Support it means the server model itself and the CPU are no longer supported by Leaseweb support. Issues with either of these items will lead to a replacement of the server with a substitute model of equivalent or better specifications. Hard disk and memory are still supported and replaced if required.
End of Support
When a server model becomes End of Support it means the server model and all components including hard disk and memory are no longer support by Leaseweb support. You are requested to take action and migrate to a replacement server model. Please contact us to decide on a substitute and suitable migration.
When one of your servers moves to the End of Full Support or End of Support phase, we will communicate this to you in an email to keep you informed.
Controlling your Dedicated server can be done using our powerful customer portal. The features in the management pages enable you to view the details of your servers, turn them off/on, view bandwidth usage, set threshold notifications, reinstall with your preferred operating system or control panel, and much more.
The Dedicated Server Manual explains how to navigate through the following screens and perform relevant tasks in the Leaseweb Customer Portal.
- Viewing your Dedicated Servers
- Managing your Dedicated Server details
- Ordering Backup service
- Reinstalling your Dedicated Server
- Starting your Dedicated Server in rescue mode
- Power Cycle your Dedicated Server
- IP list and reverse lookup
- Viewing Null Route history
- Upgrading your Dedicated Server
- Managing Dedicated Server credentials
- Managing Dedicated Server notifications
- Managing Dedicated Server network settings
- Viewing Dedicated Server graphs
- Viewing Dedicated Server hardware details
- Remote Management of your Dedicated Server
- Managing Private Network for your Dedicated Servers
- Logging into your Dedicated Server
- Installing servers using your own PXE boot environment
- Wiping and cleaning Hard Disk Drive
- How to use a GPU server
- Performing hard and soft reboots
- File System Check and Check Disk
- Default partitioning of your Dedicated Server
- Troubleshooting hard disk and RAID
- RAID for Dedicated Server
Frequently asked questions about dedicated servers
FAQ: How do I restart my server in rescue mode?
You can easily reboot your server in rescue mode if your operating system fails to boot or if you do not access to your server. For step-by-step instructions on restarting your server in rescue mode, please visit "Starting your server in rescue mode".
FAQ: How do I restart my server from rescue mode to default operating system?
Once you are logged in to the Rescue Mode and finished your tasks, you can reboot your server with the reboot command or via the Customer Portal (Power Cycle). The server will automatically try to boot into your Operating System.