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22.08.2019 by Editorial team

First steps with Open Telekom Cloud

New to Open Telekom Cloud? Want to get started with creating your first Virtual Private Cloud? No problem! Click here and we’ll show you what first steps you need to take.

08.11.2018 by Editorial team

How to set up an IPsec Virtual Private Network

This tutorial is designed to help Open Telekom Cloud users quickly get acquainted with what IPsec Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are and what they can be used for, as well as how to set them up and modify them in their Open Telekom Cloud environment. The focus of this tutorial is on default VPNs. The quickest way to get a good understanding of how to start using VPNs in the Open Telekom Cloud is to learn how to set up a default VPN. This tutorial also includes a detailed overview of available help resources on how to configure and use VPNs for various scenarios and applications.

08.11.2018 by Editorial team

Access and user management in the Open Telekom Cloud: here is what you need to know

When it comes to creating users as well managing their access and permissions in your Open Telekom Cloud environment, there is more than one way to do it. Especially for new customers, it is important that they are aware of the different ways in which they can create and manage users. This tutorial provides a detailed, step-by-step overview of the available methods for: creating additional users; managing how they log into your Open Telekom Cloud; and managing what they can and cannot do after they log in. You will also learn about the extensive Open Telekom Cloud help resources that are available and where you can find them.

08.11.2018 by Editorial team

How to get started with the Open Telekom Cloud

If you are new to the Open Telekom Cloud, this is the tutorial you should read first. It will help you get started fast. Use it to get a quick overview of the MyWorkplace portal; where and how to log into Open Telekom Cloud; the Management Console of the Open Telekom Cloud; and the available help resources and where to find them.

08.11.2018 by Editorial team

How to set up a default Virtual Private Cloud

For new users of Open Telekom Cloud, setting up a default Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is often one of the first things they need to do as they begin to build and use their cloud environment. This tutorial explains what a VPC is and what you can do with it. It contains a detailed, step-by-step description of how to quickly set up a default VPC. Each of the default settings are briefly explained, which is helpful when you need to modify a default VPC. And at the end of the tutorial you will find an overview of further helpful resources and where to find them.

21.11.2017 by Editorial team

How OpenStack4j works with Open Telekom Cloud

Java users – find out how to use the most active and mature OpenStack SDK tool, OpenStack4j, on Open Telekom Cloud here.

14.11.2017 by Editorial team

How to deploy a DNS cluster on Open Telekom Cloud

How to create a DNS in a VPN in the Open Telekom Cloud.

09.11.2017 by Editorial team

How to configure an event notification for OBS

Learn how to configure event notifications for Object Storage Services in Open Telekom Cloud

13.10.2017 by Editorial team

Guide for setting up VPN between Open Telekom Cloud and AWS

When it comes to creating users as well managing their access and permissions in your Open Telekom Cloud environment, there is more than one way to do it. Especially for new customers, it is important that they are aware of the different ways in which they can create and manage users. This tutorial provides a detailed, step-by-step overview of the available methods for: creating additional users; managing how they log into your Open Telekom Cloud; and managing what they can and cannot do after they log in. You will also learn about the extensive Open Telekom Cloud help resources that are available and where you can find them.

19.07.2017 by Editorial team

Guide for using SNAT instances in Open Telekom Cloud

The Open Telekom Cloud allows customers to associate elastic IPs (floating IPs) with vNICs (ports) on Virtual Machines (VMs) to expose them to the internet and support in- and outgoing connections.

11.07.2017 by Editorial team

Virtual Private Network: Optimal use of Open Telekom Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to securely use cloud resources from the local corporate network. Read here how to set up a VPN in just nine easy steps in the Open Telekom Cloud!

09.05.2017 by Editorial team

How use a Web Application Firewall solution on the Open Telekom Cloud

Do you want to filter, monitor, and block HTTP traffic to and from specific web applications? A Web Application Firewall (WAF) solution is the answer. Find out how to set up a WAF on the Open Telekom Cloud here.

13.04.2017 by Editorial team

Automating the Open Telekom Cloud with APIs

Find out the benefits of using APIs to orchestrate applications running on the Open Telekom Cloud platform. As well as providing a getting started guide, this post explains the APIs available and command line tools.

11.04.2017 by Daniele Ebert

Bring Your Own Licence at no additional charge

The latest Open Telekom Cloud Release features a new service called "Bring your own license" for public and private images.

19.09.2016 by Editorial team

How to call the Object Storage Service from a Java application

In the previous post we learned how to access the Object Storage Service (OBS) from the command line. In this post, we want to do this from inside a Java application. As the OBS supports the S3 protocol the AWS SDK for Java can be used for this task. Some settings need to be adjusted for this to work, though.

19.09.2016 by Editorial team

How to use the API to control your Cloud

The services offered by the Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) can be controlled via APIs. Because the OTC APIs are based on OpenStack, you can simply use one of the many OpenStack clients available.

14.07.2016 by Sabrina Müller

Open Telekom Cloud Image Factory - image modifications

You don't need to be worried about getting a black box image, if you use Open Telekom Cloud prepared images instead your own or vendor images. 

13.07.2016 by Daniela Ebert

Open Telekom Cloud – Available Images, Naming Conventions, Planned Roadmap

This is the fourth post of the Open Telekom Cloud Image Factory series. We have started with two posts giving you an introduction about the Open Telekom Cloud Image Factory.

08.07.2016 by Anthony Clarke

VPN between a CISCO Router and the Open Telekom Cloud

When we consider Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs, we immediately think of security. Indeed, VPNs do normally deliver security, through both authentication and encryption, but that is not the only reason people use them. With a VPN, we can make any remote set of networks, possibly connected over a third-party or untrusted link, part of our home or company network. In this case, the link in question is the Internet.

07.07.2016 by Engelbert Eckstein

Extend your cloud and your options - creating a Virtual Private Network VPN connection between Open Telekom Cloud and DSI vCloud

Using the web interface (“service console”) of Open Telekom Cloud and the Web-Portal of DSI vCloud Director for quickly set up a secure Virtual Private Network Connection (VPN) through the Internet between Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) and DSI vCloud in a self-service manner.

14.06.2016 by Markus Meier

Open Telekom Cloud adoption guide – part 2

You want to know what to consider when moving to the cloud? You did read the first part of this blog series already? Then you’d follow up with this one to learn more about how to make VMs work well on Open Telekom Cloud.

08.06.2016 by Sabrina Müller

Open Telekom Cloud Image Factory - get in touch with an Open Telekom image

Standard OS images typically run in a cloud environment, but they may not be optimized; they do not accept configuration injected from the cloud platform or lack drivers to perform well. It’s better to use images that have been built for the cloud.

06.06.2016 by Daniela Ebert

Open Telekom Cloud Image Factory - Introduction

The Image Factory Project had the goal to provide automatically built Linux images to be used as public images for the Open Telekom Cloud.

06.06.2016 by Markus Meier

Open Telekom Cloud adoption guide

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