Cloud Quick Start
Parent page: Cloud
Getting a cloud account
1. If you do not have a Compute Canada account, create one with these instructions.
2. Create your cloud account here.
The online web interface for OpenStack, the horizon dashboard, works well with both the Firefox and Chrome web browsers. Other browsers may work also, however some browsers have shown the error message
Danger: There was an error submitting the form. Please try again. which suggests that your browser is not supported by OpenStack. This error message was noticed with certain versions of the Safari web browser on Macs, upgrading Safari may help. If you see this error messages please try one of the browsers mentioned before emailing cloud support.
Creating your first virtual machine
Log into the East or West cloud
When you log in, the OpenStack dashboard shows an overview of your resources.