Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator simplifies cloud initiatives by automating and orchestrating the secure deployment and management of workloads in any public, private, hybrid or multi cloud environment.
1) You cannot access the IMCO Portal without enabling Cloud Orchestrator first and assigning IMCO to the ‘First User’;
2) All Users must be created within the Customer Control Panel (even Users for whom you want to create customized roles) and;
3) Refer to the Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator Table of Contents for a list of all articles related to Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator in Odin.
IMCO Portal’s Quick Launch feature uses default settings for deploying an IaaS or PaaS. If you want to configure your own settings, you will need to manually deploy these services. Follow these general steps below to manually deploy a service (click on the links for detailed instructions):
For Step 5 you have 1 of 4 options by which you can deploy a server:
Other important actions you may want to perform include:
In addition to these basic steps, following are a list of other actions for which you can find detailed instructions. Articles are grouped under their related left-side menu option:
About the IMCO Portal Interface
Whenever you log in to the IMCO Portal, you always land first on the ‘Dashboard’. The IMCO Dashboard offers a snapshot’s view of your cloud initiatives. It summarizes activity and available resources and assesses the current state of your infrastructure.
Left-side Menu Options
The left-side menu options are: BLUEPRINT; INFRASTRUCTURE; NETWORK and SETTINGS
You can click on each option to expand and view their sub-options. Following are the left-side menu options’ sub-options:
- APPLICATIONS: Deployment, Templates
- COMPUTE: Servers, Monitoring and SSH
- BLUEPRINT: Templates, Scripts and Chef
- NETWORK: VPCs, Firewall, Floating IPs
- SETTINGS: Licenses, Accounts, Roles, User Details
When you click on a sub-option, the corresponding page opens.
Each page has some common functions such as editing names, deleting, locking, etc. The following table shows these common functions; their representative icon and the contexts within which they can be applied:
Names of: Templates, Scripts, Workspaces, Firewalls and Roles
Disallows other Users from modifying, where applied: Templates, Workspaces, Firewalls and Roles.
Templates, Scripts, Workspaces, Firewalls and Roles.
Understanding Server States
The table below depicts the various states (represented by icons) related to a deployed server and their corresponding labels:
These various states are referenced in the following articles: