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Dashboard

The dashboard makes it easy to get started using Lambda GPU Cloud.
From the dashboard, you can:

Launch, restart, and terminate instances

Launch instances

To launch an instance:
  1. 1.
    Click Instances in the left sidebar of the dashboard.
    Then, click Launch instance at the top-right of the dashboard.
  2. 2.
    Click the instance type that you want to launch.
  3. 3.
    Click the region in which you want to launch the instance.
  4. 4.
    Click the persistent storage file system that you want to attach to your instance.
    If you don’t want to or can’t attach a persistent storage file system to your instance, click Don’t attach a filesystem.
  5. 5.
    Select the SSH key that you want to use for your instance. Then, click Launch instance.
You can add additional SSH keys to your instance once your instance has launched.
  1. 6.
    Review the license agreements and terms of service. If you agree to them, click I agree to the above to launch your instance.
In the dashboard, you should now see your instance listed. Once your instance has finished booting, you’ll be provided with the details needed to begin using your instance.
You can also use the Cloud API to get details of a running instance.

Restart instances

Restart instances by clicking the checkboxes next to the instances you want to restart. Then, click Restart at the top-right of the dashboard.

Terminate instances

Terminate instances by clicking the checkboxes next to the instances you want to terminate. Then, click Terminate at the top-right of the dashboard.
When prompted to do so, type in erase data on instance, then click Terminate instances.

Create and manage persistent storage file systems

Create a persistent storage file system

To create a persistent storage file system:
  1. 1.
    Click Storage in the left sidebar of the dashboard.
    Then, click Create filesystem at the top-right of the dashboard.
  2. 2.
    Enter a name and select a region for your file system. Then click Create filesystem.
You should now see your persistent storage file system listed in the dashboard.

Add, generate, and delete SSH keys

Add or generate an SSH key

To add an SSH key that you already have:
  1. 1.
    Click SSH keys in the left sidebar of the dashboard.
    Then, click Add SSH key at the top-right of the dashboard.
  2. 2.
    In the text input box, paste your public SSH key. Enter a name for your key, then click Add SSH key.
To generate a new SSH key:
  1. 1.
    Instead of pasting your public SSH key as instructed, above, click Generate a new SSH key. Type in a name for your key, then click Create.
    The private key for your new SSH key will automatically download.

Delete SSH keys

Delete SSH keys by clicking Delete at the far-right of the SSH key you want to delete.

Generate and delete API keys

Generate API keys

Generate API keys by clicking API keys in the left sidebar of the dashboard.
Then, click Generate API Key at the top-right of the dashboard.

Delete API keys

Delete API keys by clicking Delete at the far-right of the API key you want to delete.

Use the Demos feature

Use the Demos feature by clicking Demos in the left sidebar of the dashboard.

View usage

View usage information by clicking Usage in the left sidebar of the dashboard.

Manage a Team

Click Team at the bottom of the left sidebar to access the Team feature.
Learn how to manage a Team by reading our FAQ on getting started with the Team feature.

Modify account settings

Click Settings at the bottom of the left sidebar to modify your account settings, including your password and payment method.