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How to create a new security group

Prerequisite:You need to login to your OpenStack account. You can follow the tutorial here. Step 1: From the Dashboard, under Project tab, expand the Network option (Project > Network). Step 2: Under Network tab, select the Security Groups option (Project > Network > Security Groups). Step 3: From the Security Groups settings, click on Create Security Group to create a new security group (Project > Network > Security Groups > Create Security Group). Step 4: Enter […]

How to modify the default security group

Prerequisite:You need to login to your OpenStack account. You can follow the tutorial here.  Step 1: From the Dashboard, under Project tab, expand the Network option (Project > Network). Step 2: Under Network tab, select the Security Groups option (Project > Network > Security Groups). Step 3: From the Security Groups settings, click on Manage Rules to modify the rules […]

How to access your OpenStack Dashboard

Prerequisite:Get your Dashboard login from the registration email. Step 1: Open your Browser (eg: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) and browse to our OpenStack Dashboard.  Step 2: At the login page, enter your User Name and Password, and then proceed by clicking Connect. Step 3: If your login is successful, you should be able to view your Dashboard. Note: If you face any difficulties in accessing […]

How to obtain your Windows instance login

How to obtain your cloud server login – Windows instancePrerequisite:Register a Customer Portal account. You can find the tutorial here.Make sure that your cloud server is a Windows instance (eg: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012). If your instance is Linux-based, follow this tutorial instead. Step 1: Go to your registered email address and download the ZIP file attachment which contains a […]

How to login to your Linux instance

Access your cloud server via PuTTY clientPrerequisite: Have PuTTY installed. You can download and install PuTTY from here.Obtain and convert your private key file to .ppk format. You may refer to the tutorial here if you have not done so.Step 1: Start PuTTY (from the Start menu, choose All Programs > PuTTY > PuTTY). Step 2: In the Category pane, select Session and in the Host Name box, enter user_name@public_dns_name.Note: […]

How to convert .pem private key file to .ppk format

Converting your private key using PuTTYgenPrerequisite:If you do not have PuTTY installed, download and install PuTTY from here. PuTTYgen is included in the PuTTY installation.Obtain the private key (the private key is in .pem file format). Step 1: Launch PuTTYgen (for example, from the Start menu, choose All Programs > PuTTY > PuTTYgen). Step 2: Choose Load to the .pem private key file […]

How to obtain your cloud server private key file – Linux instance

How to obtain your cloud server private key file – Linux instancePrerequisite:Register a Customer Portal account. You can find the tutorial here.Make sure that your cloud server is a Linux instance (eg: CentOS, Ubuntu). If your instance is Windows-based, follow this tutorial instead. Step 1: Go to your registered email address and download the ZIP file containing […]

How to connect to OpenVPN in Windows 7

Download the OpenVPN client from here and install it in your PC or laptop. Once installed, go to OpenVPN installation directory, where normally it been installed in C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\bin Modify the privilege of openvpn.exe, where this file will be running as an administrator. In order to set this, right click on openvpn.exe, click on Compatibility […]

How to Generate Cloud Backup Image / Snapshot

In order to take a snapshot/backup image of your VM: 1. Login to IPServerone customer portal @ https://portal.ipserverone.com 2. Go to Cloud -> Virtual Machine (VM) 3. Click the Manage button for the VM/cloud that you wish to take the snapshot. 4. Next go to Save Image tab. 5. Insert the backup image name that […]

How to Create vLoadBalancer and Connect to your cloud server

In order to create vLoadBalancer and connect to your VM: 1. Login to IPServerone customer portal @ https://portal.ipserverone.com 2. Go to Cloud -> vRouter / vLoudBalancer 3. Click the Add Load balancer -> Insert the name of the Load balancer -> Assign a Public Network for the Load Balancer 4. Next go to Cloud -> […]