FAQs CREODIAS Platform

How to order new VM?

CloudFerro will prepare your account and inform you when you can start the ordering process.

Login to https://portal.creodias.eu/clientarea.php

In the Client Area select Order/Buy option (highlighted in yellow hereunder).


Choose one product (in the example hereunder eo2.xlarge 4 vCores RAM 16GB local disc SSD 64GB) by selecting “Order Now” (highlighted in yellow)


„Configure” page lets you choose billing mode, choose whether you want to have your VM with EO data access and requires you to fill in the information on instance’s name and network.


In the field hereunder you are ought to fill in the public key, corresponding to your private key, that you will be using to SSH to your VM. You can use our built-in SSH Key Generator by clicking on this link: https://portal.creodias.eu/ssh.php


After successful configuration of your VM, review page will appear. It summarizes the purchase.


In order to finalize the operation, select “complete order” option (highlighted hereunder)


Upon completion of the order, you will see order confirmation with an according order number as well as you will receive three e-mails.

In order to manage your VM, you need to login to CloudFerro dashboard (https://cf2.cloudferro.com)

Now you should login to OpenStack Dashboard (https://cf2.cloudferro.com/)

You will see OpenStack dashboard as depicted hereunder.


Choose Project/Compute/Instances

You can see the Network Topology after choosing Network/Network Topology panel


Choose Project/Compute/Instances, open drop-down menu and click “Associate Floating IP” option


Select IP Address (from the drop-down menu)


Select Port to be associated and “Associate” it.


You can see Floating IP addresses associated to your instances after choosing the Project/Computer/Instances


Now you can SSH to your VM using the following linux command:

SSH -I your_private_key eouser@185.52.195.159

or using PuTTy for Windows



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