Why are we doing?
Actually every time you stop your VM, you lose your external IP address and a new is generated. Thus we are solving this issue.
You can make some changes to fix your external IP addresses. For that, go to you VPC and then you may see something like this
So now we will reserve a static IP address to fix it.
Now give it a name and choose if you want to use the premium or standard network.
Note: Choose the same region your VM has already been launched.Otherwise it will not work for your VM.
Also you can choose the IP version and type . The type should be Region here as we are focusing to solve VM issue which is launched in a region.
Then press reserve.
So, this is what we created:
Now to attach it with our VM to use it, press this Change button:
Note: You can not find your VM if this VPC and Vm is not in the same region.
So, after attaching it, the earlier VPC which was created by default is gone (For which your external IP IP .
Now this becomes your external IP address and won't change in case the VM is stopped.
Tips: Once you are finished working with your VM, once you delete it, don't forget to delete the Static IP address you just created in your VPC.
Because it charges still when you are not using it.