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 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 Click "Next".

    network subnet

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

  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