Connecting Machines

 
 
 

By connecting machines together you are booting them on the same LAN, behind the same firewall. If you boot 2 machines without using the Connected to option they will boot behind separate firewalls on separate LAN’s.

NOTE: You can only connect a machine that is NOT running to one that is. If a machine is already running you must first stop it before connecting it to another (running) machine.

Follow these steps to connect machines:

  1. In the rCloud Web application, click on the Machines tab.
  2. Filter the list by using the Clients drop-down if necessary
  3. Use the two drop down arrows next to the name of the machine and click Start to start it.

  4. Once you are on the Operation: Start Machine page, click the words 0 Machine next to Connected to:

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  5. Click Choose a running machine to connect to and then check the radio button of the appropriate machine.

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  6. Click OK and SUBMIT.

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    You should now see the name of the machine next to Connected to:

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  7. Now you can start the machine by clicking the grey START MACHINE button. The machine will boot on the same LAN as the other machine.

 
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