Exercise 1.7 - Explore Cloud Instances

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#Exercise 1.7 - Explore Cloud Instances

Exercise Description

In Red Hat CloudForms, a cloud instance is a virtual machine running under cloud infrastructure. In this exercise, you will learn how to search for cloud instances and review the details related to the cloud instance.

Section 1: Explore Cloud Instances

> Select ComputeCloudsInstances.


Cloud Instances

A list of your public and private cloud instances displays.

Section 2: Explore the Virtual Thumbnail for Cloud Instances

The web interface uses virtual thumbnails to represent providers. Each thumbnail contains four quadrants by default, which display basic information about each provider.


Example Virtual Thumbnail

Step 1. > In the top right corner of the window, click to toggle between Grid, Tile, and List views.


Top Window Navigation

Step 2. > Click (Download) to download a list of Cloud Instances.


Download Instances

Section 3. Explore Cloud Instance Details

Step 1. Click the Instances by Provider accordion.


Provider Accordion

Step 2. Select any instance and observe the following on the resulting screen.


Instance Provider

Step 3. Click these relationships to review how this instance relates to all of its resources.

When you have finished looking at the related resources, click (**Back**) at the top left—not the browser’s back arrow.

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