Common commands

  • Show all available commands:
    • bytemark
  • Show information about your account:
    • bytemark show account alice
  • Set the default account/username:
    • bytemark config set account alice
    • bytemark config set user alice
  • Show information about a server:
    • bytemark show server monkey
  • Restart a server:
    • bytemark restart monkey

Connect to the console

To connect to the serial or graphical console, you first need to add your SSH public key to the list of allowed keys:

bytemark add key --public-key-file ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

You need to add at least one key to be able to connect. Once you’ve done that, use one of the following commands to connect:

  • Connect to the graphical console:
    • bytemark console monkey
  • Connect to the serial console:
    • bytemark console --serial monkey
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