Launching Virtual Machines

Starting the Launch Dialog

In this tutorial we will use the Launch Dialog and configure the most basic Virtual Machine we could think of.

  1. Log on to on your Nectar Dashboard and ensure you’re working in the right project (Use the project selector on the top left-hand side)
  2. Navigate to the Project | Compute | Instances page
  3. Click the Launch Instance button to start the Launch Dialog

Launch dialog from the instances page

From the Images page

  1. Alternatively you can navigate to the Project | Compute | Images page, find an Image, and Click Launch on the Image’s Action Menu Button

Launch dialog from the Images page

The Launch Dialog will guide you through the steps to launch an instance.