Quick start

Last updated 2 October, 2018

Quick start

The following steps will get your HPE OneSphere hybrid cloud up and running. Detailed information about each step can be found in the referenced topics.

  1. Check the software and hardware requirements to verify that HPE OneSphere is compatible with your environment.
  2. Configure the network and verify requirements in your private cloud.
  3. Open a browser to your HPE OneSphere portal provided by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and click the link to reset your password. (This is required only when logging in for the first time.)
  4. Log in to HPE OneSphere using the user name provided by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and your reset password.
  5. From the Providers screen, click Private Zones, click the green plus icon, then download and launch HPE OneSphere Connect to connect your existing private virtualized environment to HPE OneSphere.
  6. From the Projects screen, add a project.
  7. (Optional) From the Settings > Public Billing Accounts screen, add a billing account for a public cloud provider (Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure).
  8. (Optional) From the Providers screen, add a public cloud provider (Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure).
  9. From the Settings > Catalog Registry and Catalog screens, manage the catalog of images and templates used to deploy virtual machines and containers.
  10. From the Projects screen, deploy virtual machines and containers to the public cloud and virtual machines to the private cloud.
  11. From the Projects screen, manage the deployed virtual machines and containers, including power cycling, connecting storage volumes, and launching the virtual machine console.
  12. From the Insights screen, view cost analytics for your public and private clouds. From the Providers screen, view the resource usage of your deployments.
  13. (Optional) From the Settings screen, select People, then add other users.