Rodeo New Project Setup

There are a few one-time things that new projects will need to do in order to be able to launch instances on Rodeo.

Create Private Network

For new projects, instances cannot be created until a private network and router have been created. This is a one-time operation that should be done by the first person in the project to use Rodeo.

  1. Login to https://rodeo.tacc.utexas.edu using your TACC User Portal credentials. If you are in more than one project, make sure you have the correct tenant selected in the upper left corner:

    verify tenant

  2. Click on Network on the left side menu, then + Create Network on the right and follow the prompts.

    create network

  3. Network Name should be TENANT-NAME-net. Click "Next".

    network name

  4. Subnet Name should be TENANT-NAME-subnet. Network Address shold be192.168.0.0/24. Gateway IP should be 192.168.0.1. Click "Next".

    network subnet

  5. Make sure Enable DHCP is checked. DNS Name Servers should be:

    • 129.114.97.1
    • 129.114.97.2
    • 129.116.84.203
  6. Click Create.

    network DNS

  7. Click on Routers on the left bar and then the + Create Router button on the right.Router Name should be TENANT-NAME-router. Click the Create router button.

    create router

  8. Click the Set Gateway button on the newly created router. Select Public-Network from the External Network menu. Click Set Gateway.

    set gateway

  9. Click on the router name to see its details. Then click the + Add Interface button.

    router details

  10. Create an interface for the router. Choose the TENANT-NAME-net network from the Subnet list. Click Add interface.

    add interface

  11. Click on Network Topology. It should look like the picture below. Note the router between the TENANT-NAME-id network and the Public-Network. This allows your private tenant network to communicate with the outside world.

    network topology

Modify the Default Security Group

  1. Click on the "Access & Security" button. Click on the "Manage Rules" button for the default security group.

    manage rules

  2. Click the "+ Add Rule" button.

    add rule

  3. Create a security group rule with the following information to enable inbound SSH.

    1. Rule = SSH

      add rule ssh

    Then click the "Add" button.

  4. Create a security group rule with the following information to enable inbound PING.

    1. Rule = ALL ICMP

      add rule icmp

    Then click the "Add" button.

  5. Verify your new security group rules in the "default" security group.

    verify rules

Last update: September 11, 2014