Tutorials

Browsing your website in Yellow Circle

This tutorial will help you learn how to brows your websites and web applications in the Yellow Circle Learning Platform. The Yellow Circle Learning Platform has a variety of web applications to choose from. You can spin up a WordPress website, Joomla, Drupal, and a host of programming languages. In order to access those sites, you […]

How to Remote Desktop into a Windows instance

Pre-requisites:  You must have a paid subscription account with internet access. It is assumed that you have received your port-forwarding information. If you have not done this, you must first request port-forwarding. Update “Security Groups” to include TCP port 3389 within your dashboard. Follow the Detailed instructions on security groups to perform this task.   […]

How to log into your virtual machine with PuTTY (for windows users)

Pre-requisites:  It is assumed that you already have received your port-forwarding information. If you have not done this, you must first request port-forwarding.   Step 1 – Download PuTTY All users who have public IP addresses assigned, or have port-forwarding subscription can use PuTTY to directly connect to their virtual machines. PuTTY is a free […]

Video – Basic cloud components

This six minute video covers the basic components of a virtual data center. Video starts with a brand new account, and in six minutes there is a fully functioning virtual machine that is already connected to the Internet. Video covers the topics of… Creating a router, Connecting the router to external gateway, Creating a private network, […]

How to store files in “Cloud object storage”?

Login to your cloud dashboard with userid / password provided in an email. (IMPORTANT: Dashboard uses features from HTML5, please use browser that fully supports HTML5. Some examples are Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera).  In dashboard, expand “Object Store” from left navigation menu. Select “Containers“, and click “+ Create Container“. Container Name: Provide a name for the files container. […]

How to update dashboard user password?

Login to your cloud dashboard with userid / password provided in an email. (IMPORTANT: Dashboard uses features from HTML5, please use browser that fully supports HTML5. Some examples are Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera). – – In dashboard, click on down arrow next to your “username” in top right corner and click “Settings“. – – Under “User Settings” page, […]

How to create / manage Security Groups

Login to your cloud dashboard with userid / password provided in an email. (IMPORTANT: Dashboard uses features from HTML5, please use browser that fully supports HTML5. Some examples are Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera).  In dashboard, expand “Compute” from left navigation menu, and go to “Access & Security” section. Go to “Security Groups” tab and click on “Manage Rules” […]

Floating IP addresses

Login to your cloud dashboard with userid / password provided in an email. (IMPORTANT: Dashboard uses features from HTML5, please use browser that fully supports HTML5. Some examples are Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera). In dashboard, expand “Compute” from left navigation menu, and go to “Access & Security” section. Go to “Floating IPs” tab and click on “Allocate IP […]