Create a pool

Important

You must have permission to create a pool; see Pool access control.

This article describes how to create a pool using the UI.

To create a pool:

  1. Click compute icon Compute in the sidebar.

  2. Click the Pools tab.

    Pools tab

  3. Click the Create Pool button at the top of the page.

    Create pool

  4. Specify the pool configuration.

  5. Click the Create button.

    Create button

You will notice idle instances in the pending state. When they are no longer pending, clusters attached to the pool will start faster.

Pool details

To create a pool using the REST API, see the Instance Pools API 2.0 documentation.