Creating a Virtual Router
IMPORTANT: This is an advanced tutorial for students interested in learning about cloud-based routers.
Login to your cloud dashboard with userid / password provided in an email.
- In dashboard, expand “Network” from left navigation menu.
- Select “Routers“.
- Click “+ Create Router“
- Provide your router a Name (Recommended name is XX-Router-N where XX are tenant initials, and N is an integer).
- Click on “Set Gateway” to connect “XX-Router-N” to external network so that network traffic can reach servers outside you networks. You must “Set Gateway” if you want your virtual machines to be able to reach internet.
- Congratulations, you have successfully created your first router in the cloud, and connected it to external network.