FeNAgO Creation Tutorial

Setup a Virtual Machine in the FeNAgO Cloud Quickly and Easily

The FeNAgO cloud has been designed around speed, efficiency, and usability. We want you up and running on your virtual machines (VMs) and virtual private servers as quickly as possible. Here’s our guide to creating and setting up a VM.

Step 1 — Log Into Your FeNAgO Dashboard

Go to <web address> and enter your username and password.

Step 2 — After Logging In, You Will See Your Dashboard (Cloud View)

This shows the following information:

  1. The number of VM owners.
  2. Your VM group.
  3. How many VMs are running, deployed, off, or in error.
  4. The total number of hours consumed across CPU, memory, and disk.
  5. How much you have consumed compared to your quote.
  6. Clicking on your name in the top right corner provides options for adjusting your settings, logging out, changing what you’re viewing, and assigning groups.
Step 3 — Name Your Virtual Machine and Select a Template

Select the green [+] button just underneath “Owner”

The “Create Virtual Machine” screen will appear.

  1. Create a descriptive name for your VM to make it easier to find later.
  2. Choose if you want the VM to be persistent — this creates a private, persistent copy of the template of the VM, plus any image defined in the DISK, then instantiates that copy.
  3. Select the template or “base build” of your VM — there are several templates available, use the page numbering in the bottom right to find the right configuration for your needs.
  4. Search templates by name.
  5. Label and filter VM templates to make them easier to find later.
Step 4 — Define the Details of Your Virtual Machine

When you select a template a further screen will appear where you can define various configuration details.

Depending on the template you choose, this might include:

  • Capacity — Memory, CPU, and VCPU.
  • Disks — Disk size.
  • Network — How the VM is accessed.
  • VM Group — Assign the VM to a specific group or cluster.

Pricing details will also be shown for the VM you are creating.

Once you have defined the details of the template, named your virtual machine, and set persistency, simply click the “Create” button to spin it up.

Step 5 — Review your Virtual Machines

Finally, you will be taken to a screen that displays all the VMs you have created.

From here you can see a summary of each VM at a glance, or select a specific VM to get into the details.

Optional Step 6 — Creating a Virtual Machine in the User View

There’s another way to create a VM, through the “User” view, instead of the “Cloud” view. Click your name in the top right corner, select “Views” and then “User.”

From here, you can easily:

  1. View dashboard, instances, templates, storage, networks, and settings.
  2. Create new Virtual Machines, similar to steps 3 and 4.
  3. Create new Virtual Networks including name, configuration, addresses, security, bandwidth, and context, via a wizard or detailed configuration specs.
  4. Create new Images, including name, description, type, datastore, and path, via a wizard or detailed configuration specs.

Other Features of the FeNAgO Cloud

  • Filter VMs by creator and owner.
  • Easily assign VMs to groups.
  • Get an at-a-glance view of your VM configurations.
  • See how much of your quota you’re using.
  • Easily change views between admin, end user, and more.
  • Look at instances, templates, storage, networks, infrastructure, and system — including overviews and detailed stats.
  • Clone and copy various aspects of your VM infrastructure.

As you can see, FeNAgO  gives you all the options you need to quickly and easily set up all of your virtual machine cloud hosting. Whether you need virtual private servers, scalable cloud infrastructure, testing, development, or production environments, FeNAgO can provide the services you need.

  • View VMs in a regular browser session.