The Cloud Starter Series consists of the following tutorials, which you can work through at your own pace.
Setting up prerequisites
Get ready to launch with the bare minimum ssh Security Group for your Nectar instance.
Duration: 15 minutes
Understanding Public-Private Keypairs in the Nectar Research Cloud.
Duration: 16 minutes
Launching and connecting
Launching a virtual machine using the Nectar dashboard and the launch dialog
Duration: 25 minutes
Access your Virtual Machine’s command line using your Terminal and SSH and web-based VNC console.
Duration: 17 minutes
Making changes to existing instances. Learn to reboot, resize, rebuild and delete instances.
Duration: 32 minutes
The command line and software
Find your way around your instance from the command line. Learn to use admin privileges and install and maintain software.
Duration: 35 minutes
Learn some basic ways of copying data to and from your Nectar instance.
Duration: 18 minutes
Working with allocations
Understand, manage and maintain an allocation in the Nectar Research Cloud
Duration: 23 minutes