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Quickstart

Accessing a Project

  1. Log into the portal at https://eidf-vdi.epcc.ed.ac.uk/approval/. The login will redirect you to the SAFE.

  2. View the projects that you have access to at https://eidf-vdi.epcc.ed.ac.uk/approval/project/

Accessing a VM

  1. View your user accounts on the project page.

  2. Click on an account name to view details of the VMs that are you allowed to access with this account, and look up the temporary password allocated to the account.

  3. Follow the link to the Guacamole login or log in directly at https://eidf-vdi.epcc.ed.ac.uk/vdi/. Please see the VDI guide for more information.

  4. Choose the SSH connection to log in for the first time. You will be asked to reset the password.

Warning

Do not use RDP to login for the first time as you have to reset your password. Always use SSH to login to the VM for the first time.

Further information

Managing VMs: Creating, configuring and removing VMs and managing user accounts.

Virtual Desktop Interface: Working with the VDI interface.