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Can't connect to instance
04-14-2017, 05:31 PM
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Can't connect to instance
Hey all, I've got a very strange situation here. I can't seem to connect to a DreamCompute instance when I create it from a snapshot.

Here's what I did:

1. Made a quick launch Debian 8 instance.
2. Modify the instance to my needs.
3. Shut down the instance
4. Create a snapshot
5. Go to the 'Images' tab, and create a new instance from the snapshot.

At this point, the instance comes up and starts running, but I can't ping or login to it in any manner. I can go to the instance and see the log, so it has definitely booted but I can't communicate with it at all. All attempts to ping or SSH to the machine fail. Any ideas what could be wrong?
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04-15-2017, 11:44 AM
Post: #2
RE: Can't connect to instance
I've figured out a workaround at least. For some reason, it seems like the networking doesn't work properly when it first comes up. So the solution is to either re-start the VM(not feasible in my case, as I am automating the bringup of the VMs), or have a customization script that re-starts the network interface. In my case, since I'm using Debian, it looks like this:


ifdown eth0
ifup eth0
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