Tutorials

How to log into your ‘Windows’ virtual machine with Remote Desktop

Pre-requisites:  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.   Step 1 – Enable Remote Desktop By default, “Remote Desktop” is […]

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 – How to request port-forwarding

Yellow Circle now offers direct access to your virtual machines. You can use your favorite tools like PUTTY or Remote Desktop to manage your instances. Additionally, you can request port-forwarding for your web-applications running on port 80, or get to your Minecraft Server from anywhere in the world. Port forwarding is now available for following […]

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, […]

Detailed instructions for “Elementary OS Live”

Login to your cloud dashboard with username / 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. – Select “Images“, and click “Launch” button next to “Elementary OS Desktop Live” image. – […]