This topic explains what to do once you have installed Eucalyptus, including further
reading and other resources for understanding your cloud.
Eucalyptus has the following guides to help you with more information:
- The Administration Guide details ways to
manage your Eucalyptus deployment. Refer to this guide to learn more about managing your
Eucalyptus services, like the Cloud Controller; and resources, like instances and images.
- The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Guide
provides information to help you securely control access to services and resources for your
Eucalyptus cloud users. Refer to this guide to learn more about managing identities,
authentication and access control best practices, and specifically managing your users and
- The User Guide details ways to use
Eucalyptus for your computing and storage needs. Refer to this guide to
learn more about getting and using euca2ools, creating images, running
instances, and using dynamic block storage devices.
- The Image Management Guide describes how to create and manage
images for your cloud.
- The Management Console Guide describes how to create and manage
cloud resources using the Eucalyptus Management Console.
- The Euca2ools Reference Guide describes
the Euca2ools commands. Refer to this guide for more information about required and optional
parameters for each command. Also includes euca2ools.ini information.
The following resources can help you to learn more, connect with other
Eucalyptus users, or get actively involved with Eucalyptus development.
- The Eucalyptus IRC channel is #eucalyptus on Freenode. This
channel is used for real-time communication among users and developers.
Information on how to use the network is available from Freenode.
- Subscribe to one or more of the Eucalyptus mailing lists, which provide ways to ask questions and get
assistance from the community.
- Search for technical articles in the Knowledge Base to find answers to your questions
and learn about best practices.
- Check out the Eucalyptus Support pages for more ideas.