Clouds

Overview

Clouds are integrations or connections to public, private, hybrid clouds, or bare metal servers. Clouds can belong to many groups and contain many hosts. The clouds view a includes search feature and provides the option to edit, delete, and add new clouds. Morpheus supports most Public Clouds and Private Clouds.

Supported Cloud Types

  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Amazon
  • Azure (Public)
  • Azure Stack (Private)
  • Bluemix
  • Bluemix Platform
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Dell
  • DigitalOcean
  • Google Cloud
  • HPE
  • HPE OneView
  • Hyper-V
  • Kubernetes
  • MacStadium
  • Metacloud
  • Morpheus (generic)
  • Nutanix
  • Open Telekom Cloud
  • OpenStack
  • Oracle Public Cloud
  • Oracle VM
  • Platform 9
  • SCVMM
  • SoftLayer
  • Supermicro
  • UCS
  • UpCloud
  • VMWare ESXi
  • VMware Fusion
  • VMware vCenter
  • VMware vCloud Air
  • VMware vCloud Director
  • VirtualBox
  • Virtustream
  • XenServer

Information on each cloud type can be found in the Integration Guides section.

Creating Clouds

Clouds can be added from Infrastructure -> Clouds or in Infrastructure -> Groups -> (select Group) -> Clouds. Individual Guides for adding specific Cloud Types can be found in the Integration Guides section.

Cloud Detail View

The Cloud Detail view shows metrics on health, sync status, current month costs, average monthly costs, resource utilization statistics, and resource counts for Container Hosts, Hypervisors, Bare Metal, Virtual Machines, and Unmanaged resources.

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To view the Cloud List View, select the name of a Cloud to display the clouds Detail View.

EDIT
Edit the setup configuration of the Cloud.
REFRESH
Force a sync with the Cloud. Last sync date, time and duration is shown under the Cloud name.
DELETE
Delete the Cloud from Morpheus

Important

All Instances and managed Hosts and VM’s associated with the Cloud must be removed prior to deleting a cloud.

Cloud Detail Tabs

Note

Not all tabs are available for all Cloud Types.

Hosts
The hosts tab panel displays available hosts in the cloud and displays power, os, name, type, cloud, ip address, nodes, disc space, memory, and status. You can add a container host from this by clicking the Container Hosts button, add a hypervisor host by clicking the HyperVisor button, or perform actions actions by click the Actions button.
Virtual Machine
Displays an Inventory of Existing Instances in your cloud configuration and provides details such as power, os, name, type, cloud, ip address, nodes, disc space, memory, and status.
Bare Metal
Setup PXE Boot in the Boot section to add bare metal servers. Once setup you can view information such as power, os, name, type, cloud, ip address, nodes, disc space, memory, and status.
Security Groups
The Security Groups tab panel displays a list of existing Security groups in the cloud. You can add a security group to this cloud by clicking the Edit Security Groups button.
Load Balancers
The load balancers tab panel displays available load balancers in the cloud and displays the name, description, type, cloud and host. You can add a load balancer from this tab by clicking the Add Load Balancer button.
Networks
Displays Networks synced or added to the Cloud.
DataStores
Displays Datastores synced or added to the Cloud.
Resource Pools
Displays Resource Pools synced from the Cloud.
Policies
Manages Policies enforced on the Cloud.
+ Container Host
Provisions a Docker host into the Cloud, or adds an existing Docker Host (manual) to the Cloud. KVM hosts are also available for Morpheus and Bare Metal cloud types.
+ Hypervisor
Add an existing Hypervisor to the Cloud. Not available for all Cloud types.

Deleting Clouds

To delete a cloud:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Clouds link in the sub navigation bar.
  3. Click the Delete icon of the cloud to delete.

Important

All Instances and managed Hosts and VM’s must be removed prior to deleting a cloud. To remove Instances, Hosts and VM’s from Morpheus without deleting them in the actual Cloud, select Delete on the Host or VM, unselect “Remove Infrastructure” and select “Remove Associated Instances” if Instance are associated with the Hosts or VMs.