You access the user and administrative controls for your VMware Integrated OpenStack deployment through the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard. The dashboard enables you to create and manage instances, images, user accounts, and volumes, among other tasks.

About this task

To log in to the dashboard, you must obtain the host name or IP address for the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard from your OpenStack operator. This is the public virtual IP created when deploying up the VMware Integrated OpenStack in vSphere.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that you have a user account that was set up by an administrative user.

  • Verify that you have a browser with JavaScript and cookies enabled.

Procedure

  1. In a browser window, navigate to the host name or IP address for the VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboard.

    A certificate warning might appear the first time you access the URL. To bypass the warning, verify the certificate or add an exception.

  2. On the Log In page, enter the domain name, your user name and password.
  3. Click Sign In.

    You are now logged in. The Project tab appears, opened to the default Overview page.

    Figure 1. VMware Integrated OpenStack Overview Page