Problem: instance runs but fails

Run euca-describe-nodes to verify if instance is there. Is the instance there?

Yes: Go to the NC log for that NC and grep your instance ID. Did you find the instance?

  • Yes: Is there an error message?

No: Go to the CC log and grep the instance ID. Is it there error message?

  • Yes: The error message should give you some helpful information.

  • No: grep the instance ID in cloud-output.log . Is there error message?

No: Log in as admin and run euca-describe-instance . Is the instance there?

  • Yes:
  • No: Start over and run a new instance, recreate failure, and start these steps over.