This section describes the tasks that may be performed by the cloud user. Depending on user privileges, some of these functions may be performed by the tenant administrator.
Click on your user name in the
After you log in, you may need to edit your user account to update your details:
Edit your user account and update your details. Add a public key for SSH access to VMs deployed in public cloud.
Add your public key that that the platform will use to launch VMs so that you can access them with SSH
Edit user general information
Edit user advanced
A virtual appliance is folder that holds a group of VMs so that you can easily access them and launch them into the cloud together. At the virtual appliance level, you may also be able to create templates from the disks of your VMs, view VM metrics and create alarms.
To create a new virtual appliance, open :
Click the add button for virtual appliances, and complete the form
Screenshot: Select a virtual datacenter and click Create virtual appliance
Screenshot: Create a virtual appliance
The platform will create the virtual appliance. To open it, click on its name.
The basic process for working with VMs is the same throughout the whole Abiquo cloud platform, regardless of the underlying technology, which may be hypervisors, public clouds or Docker. The following screenshots show a private cloud environment, but they would be very similar for a public cloud or even a Docker environment.