Creating vApp from a template

To create a vApp from a template:

1) Go to Menu -> Libraries.
2) On the left, in the vApp Templates section, select the required template. You can only view templates from a specific catalog by enabling the Catalog column filter..

3) Select a template, click   and select Create vApp.

4) In the window that appears, specify:

Name - enter the name of the vApp.
Description - enter a description. This will help you in the future to understand what this vApp is used for.
Runtime lease - how long the vApp will run before it is automatically shut down. Use Never Expires so that the vApp is not automatically turned off.
Storage lease - vApp lifetime after shutdown. Use Never Expires, so that the vApp is not automatically deleted after shutdown.
Click Next.

5) At the Configure Resources step, select the data center (vDC) and storage (storage policy): SATA, SAS, SSD or NVMe.
Click Next.

6) At the last step, check the parameters of the future vApp and click FinishWait for the vApp.

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business challenge

The customer faced a technical issue with a persistent BGP session flag with Linxdatacenter hardware. We examined the problem and found out that one of customer’s hosts was under a DDoS attack.

Because of the distributed nature of the attack, traffic couldn’t be filtered effectively, and disconnecting the host from the external network wasn’t an option. The attack stopped after changes in the server configuration, but resumed the day after. A 5.5 Gbps attack overloaded the junctions with internet providers, affecting other Linx Cloud users. To mitigate the effects of the attack, we employed a dedicated DDoS protection service.

Solution

To ensure the continuous availability of resources hosted in Linx Cloud, we rerouted all the customer’s traffic through StormWall Anti-DDoS system. The attack was stopped within half an hour. To prevent future cyberattacks, we organized all connections to the customer’s resources through the StormWall network.

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