Get Your Own EMS Server

  1. Go to https://ems.element.io/

  2. Click Sign up or Sign in
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  3. Enter your email address
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  4. Click the confirmation link in the email
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  5. Enter your name or company name and a password on https://ems.element.io/user/account. Then click Billing address and payment method
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  6. Enter your billing address and credit card information on https://ems.element.io/user/billing
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  7. Click Your Account, then Manage Servers to get started setting up your EMS server

  8. Click the Setup tab, and choose your Host Size
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  9. Select your hostname and click Check. Keep in mind that this cannot be changed later
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  10. Configure your host settings, then click Next. If you want to use Custom DNS (ie. have your usernames be @someone:yourdomain.com instead of @someone:yourhost.ems.host and have your Element client on your own domain), see EMS Server With Custom Domain
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  11. Select Monthly or Annual billing and confirm your payment options. Then click Purchase
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  12. Sit tight for a few minutes while your server is being built
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  13. When it's done, click Manage hosts to configure additional settings and add users
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Revision #3
Created 18 April 2022 14:19:42 by Karl Abbott
Updated 4 August 2022 16:26:38 by Twilight Sparkle