Launch a VM: Log In & Naming
Once you receive the email notification that your resources are available, you can login to the Horizon web interface and get started.
Log In to Horizon
- Navigate to the web interface at https://cloud.cades.ornl.gov/.
- Log in with your UCAMS credentials.
Your three-letter UCAMS ID
Your UCAMS password
You can now launch a new VM Instance from within the web interface.
Launch an Instance
- Navigate to
Launch Instancebutton, and fill out each section of the resulting dialog.
Details Tab – Fill out the required fields for the Details section.
Instance Name– The instance name can contain up to 20 alphanumeric characters and a hyphen. No special characters are permitted, and the host names are case sensitive. For example, good: my-instance, no good: my_instance&server. See RFC 952 and RFC 1123 for more information.
📝 Note: When launching a new VM Instance, be aware that your VM Instance name may also serve as your DNS host name. If you wish for a DNS record to be created, matching the instance name you create, contact ORC Tickets Support with the subject "Request DNS Name Creation for VM."
Availability Zone– "nova" is the default zone. Do not change unless instructed to do so by a CADES administrator.
Count– The number of instances to start up at once. If using multiple Instances, the Instance names will be numerated (instance-1, instance-2, instance-3, and so on).
Once finished, click
Nextto proceed to the next tab.