After Abiquo is installed, by default you can access the platform through the web interface.
The Abiquo client is compatible with the latest versions of almost all major web browsers. Check Abiquo Infrastructure Guide#User Interface for further details.
Enter this URL in your browser:
Then enter the User "admin" and the Password supplied by Customer Support.
If you have installed the platform from an OVA file, the default logins are:
To change your user password and user details:
Note that you cannot change many of the details of the main cloud administrator account, and you cannot change its role and privileges. However, you can replace the main cloud administrator account with another equivalent cloud administrator account. You can also edit this user account and other user accounts in Users View
Before you begin:
To enable two-factor authentication for your user account, do these steps:
Copy the Backup codes from the configuration window to a secure place. You can use these codes to log in to the platform if the authentication cycle fails
The platform will display Backup codes ONCE only
Enabling two factor authentication
Two factor authentication with Google Authenticator with backup codes and QR code
Login with two-factor authentication
To display the names of the sections, move the mouse over the main menu section.
Please include the following license registration details:
To add a license to the platform:
The platform will display your license details in the Configuration tab, including the enabled plugins, support for scaling groups, available cores, and expiration date for each license.
To delete a license, select it and click the trash delete button.
At some point you may see a warning "toast" message in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen. This message will pop up and stay on the screen until it is clicked, or for a few seconds only.
To review the messages that have appeared in the UI during the current session, click the user icon at the bottom left of the screen and select Logs. A popup will open with details of recent error messages. You can copy error message text from this popup. Further details of any events in the platform can be found in Events View
To open the help page for a pop-up in Abiquo, click the wiki links help '?' button in the top-left corner of a pop-up.
To open the Abiquo tutorials available for your user role, click the user icon at the bottom left of the screen and from the menu, select Tutorials.
To open the cloud platform documentation, click the Documentation icon. Or click on the help icon in the top left corner of any dialog box.
When you connect to the Abiquo server, make sure you are using the correct protocol for your server (HTTPS). The Abiquo client will download to your browser. If you cannot log in and there is no problem with your user account, there may be a problem with the connection to the Abiquo server. Check the UI configuration of the API in the client-config-custom.json file ("config.endpoint":"http://<serverIPaddress>/api",). See Configure Abiquo UI. There could also be a problem with the connection to the Abiquo database. Check that MySQL is running and check the jdbc connection details.
To display the Abiquo Support contact information, click on the user icon at the bottom left of the screen and select Support
The default message is:
Designated Support Contacts can raise support tickets here.
If you are not a Designated Support Contact, please contact your organization's support personnel to obtain support for this product.
The word "here" is linked to support.abiquo.com.
To configure the display of the help button and the URLs of the help pages, see Configuration View#Wiki Links Tab
To configure the URL for the Documentation link, see Configuration View#Dashboard.
To customize the Support message, edit the message text in the UI language files. See Abiquo UI Client Language Configuration#CustomizeAboutandSupportMessages