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Users with the Manage Datacenter privilege can create, edit and delete datacenters and public cloud regions. This page describes how to create, edit and delete datacenters and public cloud regions.

Create a Datacenter

This section describes how to Create a Datacenter.

 

API Documentation

For the Abiquo API documentation of this feature, see Abiquo API Resources and the page for this resource DatacenterResource.

API Documentation

For the Abiquo API documentation of this feature, see Abiquo API Resources and the page for this resource PublicCloudRegionResource.

To create a new datacenter, click on the add button and select Create Datacenter from the pulldown menu.


 

On the Create Datacenter popup, enter the name and location of the datacenter, and the location (IP address, domain name, etc.) of the remote services that are deployed as part of the Abiquo platform. Click Accept to continue.

Enter the basic details on the Create Datacenter form

FieldValue

Name

The name of the datacenter

Location

The physical location of the datacenter. Enter the city and country with
only spaces between them. Abiquo will plot this location on the datacenters map.

Create Remote Services for a Datacenter

Create a Public Cloud Region

To create a new public cloud region, click on the add button and select Create Public Cloud Region from the pulldown menu.

On the Create Public Cloud Region popup, enter the public cloud region details.

You will require one separate Amazon account for each enterprise using an Amazon public cloud region, i.e. one account per enterprise

Enter the basic details on the Create Public Datacenter form

FieldValue

Name

The name of the datacenter

Location

The physical location of the datacenter. Enter the city and country with
only spaces between them. Abiquo will plot this location on the datacenters map.

Provider

The public cloud service provider

RegionThe public cloud region

Create Remote Services for a Public Cloud Region

Modify a Datacenter or a Public Cloud Region

API Documentation

For the Abiquo API documentation of this feature, see Abiquo API Resources and the page for this resource DatacenterResource.

To modify a datacenter or public cloud region, click on the name, then click on the  configuration button at the bottom of the datacenter list.

To change the name and location, enter the new values on the General tab.

 

Modify Remote Services

The following image shows the pop-up for modifying the remote services in a datacenter. The information that can be entered in this pop-up is identical to that for creating a datacenter, although the format is different.

For a public cloud region, the remote services are different.

 

The following operations can be performed on the remote services tab:

ButtonAction

Add a remote service to the datacenter.

Remove the selected remote service.

Edit the selected remote service.

To check the status of remote service, first select and edit the remote service and click the Check button.

 

Delete a Datacenter or Public Cloud Region

To delete a datacenter, first delete any virtual datacenters and storage devices defined within it. For more information, see Manage Virtual Datacenters.
Then select the datacenter and select Delete from the button bar at the top right of the DATACENTERS screen.

 

 

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