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How to order new VM?

Login to https://portal.creodias.eu/clientarea.php

In the Client Area select Order/Buy option (highlighted in yellow hereunder).

Figure 1 - Creodias Client Page


Choose one product (in the example hereunder eo2.xlarge 4 vCores RAM 16GB local disk SSD 64GB) by selecting “Order Now” (highlighted in yellow)

Figure 2 - Server selection page


„Configure” page lets you choose billing mode, choose whether you want to have your VM with EO data access and requires you to fill in information on instance’s name and network.


Figure 3 - Service configuration page


In the field hereunder you are ought to fill in the public key, corresponding to your private key, that you will be using to SSH to your VM. You can use our built-in SSH Key Generator by clicking on this link: https://portal.creodias.eu/ssh.php

Figure 4 - Public SSH key


After successful configuration of your VM, review page will appear. It summarizes the purchase.

Figure 5 - Creodias Checkout screen


In order to finalize the operation, select “complete order” option (highlighted hereunder)

Figure 6 - Creodias checkout page


Upon completion of the order, you will see order confirmation with a according order number as well as you will receive three e-mails.

In order to manage you VM, you need to login to CloudFerro dashboard (https://cf2.cloudferro.com), using information from your registration process.


Figure 7 - Customer Invoice

Figure 8 - Order confirmation

Figure 9 - Invoice payment confirmation


Now you should login to OpenStack Dashboard (https://cf2.cloudferro.com/)

You will see OpenStack dashboard as depicted hereunder.


Figure 10 - OpenStack Dashboard


Choose Project/Compute/Instances


Figure 11 - Instances


You can see the Network Topology after choosing Network/Network Topology panel


Figure 12 - Network Topology


Choose Project/Compute/Instances, open drop-down menu and click “Associate Floating IP” option

Figure 13 - Associate Floating IP


Select IP Address (from the drop-down menu)


Figure 14 - Floating IP


Select Port to be associated and “Associate” it.


Figure 15 - Floating IP


You can see Floating IP addresses associated to your instances after choosing the Project/Computer/Instances


Figure 16 - Instances


Now you can SSH to your VM using the following linux command:

$ SSH -I your_private_key eouser@

or using PuTTy for Windows