Cloud Starter Series
Get started in the Nectar Research Cloud with this tutorial series. Learn how easy it is to launch VMs, to connect and to try something new.
Understand, manage and maintain an allocation in the Nectar Research Cloud
Learn to quick deploy an application environment from our catalog with this R-Studio example.
Rebooting, Deleting, Rebuilding, Resizing
Making changes to existing instances. Learn to reboot, resize, rebuild and delete instances.
Command line, sudo and apt
Find your way around your instance from the command line. Learn to use admin privileges and install and maintain software
Learn to use AARNet Cloudstor in Nectar's Virtual Machine
Access using SSH and web-based VNC
Access your Virtual Machine's command line using your Terminal and ssh or the web-based vnc console.
Creating a keypair for use in Nectar
Understanding Public-Private Keypairs in the Nectar Research Cloud.
Launching Virtual Machines
Launching a virtual machine using the Nectar dashboard and the launch dialog
Learn some basic ways of copying data to and from your Nectar instance.
Security groups, the absolute basics
Get ready to launch with the bare minimum ssh Security Group for your Nectar instance.
Learn to use Snapshot to make a copy or backup of a Nectar instance.
DNS with Designate
Learn to manage your domain name records in Nectar
Intermediate Security Groups
Learn to use advanced security groups in Nectar Research Cloud.
Learn to use X11 Forwarding to run graphical applications on virtual machine.
Learn how to create and administer your own Kubernetes cluster using Magnum
A basic introduction to Nectar Cloud OpenStack command line interfaces (CLI)