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CS VM Farm - Power on or reset VMs


This article provides steps to power on or reset student-assigned virtual machines in the CS VM farm.

Power on or reset your VM

  1. Navigate to in a browser

  2. Log in with your NetID and password

  3. Input your VM name in the search bar at the top - your course staff will have assigned you a VM, i.e.

  4. Select the VM from the search results

  5. Select the 'Actions' dropdown menu, navigate to Power --> 'Power On' (or use the shortcut Ctrl + Alt + B)
    • Select 'Reset' if the VM is in an unusable state (or use the shortcut Ctrl + Alt + T)

  6. Give the VM a couple of minutes to boot up, and then connect to the VM
    • Connect to the campus VPN
    • SSH into the VM (i.e. ssh
    • Contact your course staff if you have trouble logging in to your VM

  7. We strongly recommend reviewing the following pages to be familiar with the basics of using Linux:

Keywords:cs vm farm "vm farm"   Doc ID:108475
Owner:Manu P.Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
Created:2021-01-20 17:31 CDTUpdated:2021-01-20 23:32 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Engineering IT
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