Machines are high-performing computing for scaling AI applications.
This article goes over some best practices, required settings, and tips for having the best experience on Paperspace.
You have full control over your machine. However, some pieces of software and default settings must remain unmodified for your machine to operate correctly. If you have modified any of the components, you are welcome to submit a ticket. Still, we may not be able to recover the machine for you.
Do not alter the system clock to a time in the future, for testing or other purposes. This can cause a system crash and, if you have auto-shutdown set, unexpected shutdowns.
Linux machines have less required settings than Windows machines, but there are a few things to be mindful of:
You can set a new hostname following this guide.
If using the desktop streaming technology, it is not possible to rename, modify, or remove the
Paperspace account within Windows. The
Paperspace user is an essential component of how we can log you into your machine and stream your desktop. You can add another user account with separate permissions but must remain logged in as the
Paperspace user. The only way to reveal or safely change the password of the machine is with this tool. If you remove or change this user, accessing your machine through Paperspace does not work – instead you must use RDP or other streaming protocols.
Paperspace requires the following software to run. It is pre-installed on all Windows machines:
The graphics driver can be updated on passthrough / dedicated-GPU machines.
Do not modify the IP address within your machine.
Do not modify the ethernet or network settings on your machine – they disconnect your machine and cannot be restored.
The machine hostname cannot be changed.