Launching Virtual Machines

Overview

What is Launching

In Nectar you can create your own Virtual Machines, using the dashboard. We call it Launching.

In this tutorial you’ll step through the Launch dialog to configure and launch a Virtual Machine (also known as Instance).

Cloud Starter This tutorial is part of the Nectar Cloud Starter curriculum. You should be familiar with the absolute basics of Security Groups, you should have a Keypair and you should have terminal software installed on your machine. If you think you need help with any of that, you should complete those tutorials first.

What you’ll learn

  • Launch a Virtual Machine in your Nectar Project

What you’ll need