You can modify the default security group to enable SSH and ICMP access to instances. The rules in the default security group apply to all instances in the currently selected project.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.
  2. Select the project from the drop-down menu in the title bar.
  3. Select Project > Compute > Access & Security.
  4. Click the Security Groups tab, select the default security group, and click Manage Rules.
  5. Click Add Rule and configure the rules to allow SSH access.

    Control

    Value

    Rule

    SSH

    Remote

    CIDR

    CIDR

    0.0.0.0/0

    To accept requests from a particular range of IP addresses, specify the IP address block in the CIDR text box.

    Instances will now have SSH port 22 open for requests from any IP address.

  6. Click Add.
  7. From the Manage Security Group Rules page, click Add Rule and configure the rules to allow ICMP access.

    Control

    Value

    Rule

    All ICMP

    Direction

    Ingress

    Remote

    CIDR

    CIDR

    0.0.0.0/0

  8. Click Add.

    Instances will now accept all incoming ICMP packets.