How to Launch Debian Jessie in MegamVertice

May 09, 2016 Written by Rajesh Platform Operations Engineer


Debian is a Unix-like computer operating system that is composed entirely of free software, most of which is under the GNU General Public License, and packaged by a group of individuals known as the Debian. Three main branches are offered: Stable, Testing and Unstable.

This tutorial will guide you in launching Debian Jessie in MegamVertice.

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You have to install openssh-server for ssh access.

$ sudo apt-get install openssh-server

To check the ssh is properly installed in our system

$ ps aux | grep sshd

Step - 1 Creating Debian Jessie VM

This initial section contains everything you need to get Debian Jessie and running on your server.

First, ensure the user can login to

  • Go to the Market Place.

  • Select the Debian, A window will pop up with for CPU, storage, RAM and SSHkey options.

  • You can choose the storage size and RAM capacity.

  • You can create a new sshkey, use an existing sshkey or import your own sshkeys too.

  • Click the create button. it will create the virtual machine.

Step - 2 Access the Debian Jessie VM Machine

Next, Go to the Dashboard and click the domain name a new window will open.

  • It contains the CPU, RAM and Network tab.

  • It shows the Metrics, VM Logs, IP address and SSH URL.

  • Metrics shows the CPU,RAM and Network usage.

  • VM Logs shows all the running process in VM.

  • You need to access the Virtual Machine from a terminal.

  • You can download the SSH Keys from SSH Keys tab or Overview page. Use this key to login to your virtual machine using the following command,

      $ ssh -i path to/<private_key filename> root@<ipaddress>


These are the very simple steps to launch Debian Jessie virtual machine. This is a good head-start for launching a Debian Jessie in MegamVertice.

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