Sharing your Virtual Machine


You may think the answer is to share your own private key, so a colleague can access your Virtual Machine. Absolutely not!!! Do not do this. This will leave any services or machines reliant on your private key, (including your instance) vulnerable!

This tutorial will show you how to safely and securely share access to an existing Virtual Machine/Instance.

What you’ll learn

  • How to add another user’s public key to your running instance
  • How to create additional user accounts for your instance

What you’ll need

  • A standard Nectar Cloud Project
  • An active running instance
  • Terminal Software