How to Create a CloudStack Instance

 

1. Enter the following URL into your web browser: http://129.8.26.11:8080/client/

2. Login using your credentials. Make sure to include your domain ("faculty", "researcher", or "student") when logging in.

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3. After logging in, your screen will appear as shown below. Click on the "Instances" tab (boxed in red).

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4. At the screen shown below, click the "Add Instance" button (boxed in red).

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5. Select Template.

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6. Click on the "Community" tab, and select a template for the OS that you want to use for your instance.

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7. Select your Compute Offering.

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8. Select your Data Disk Offering.

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9. Add your instance to a network. If this is the first instance you have created, then you will need to create a new network for your instance. To do this, enter a name for your network in the "name" field under "Add Network" (boxed in red) as shown below.

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10. Enter a name for your instance in the "name" field (boxed in red). Then click the "Launch VM" button.

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11. Your instance will now appear under the "Instances" tab as shown below.

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