Executive Summary: A researcher or educator wants to protect a virtual cluster on a cloud resource by using a prepared image to create a bastion host for the virtual cluster.
About two weeks (0.05 FTE) to compile, review, and publish XSEDE specific user documentation. About two weeks (0.05 FTE) of cloud service provider effort to identify, test, and publish virtual machine images for bastion login node accessible virtual clusters.
|Component||User facing?||Component’s role in the capability|
|Service Provider IaaS (Cloud) Services||yes||XSEDE Service Providers (SPs) provide the XSEDE cloud systems used by researchers to create virtual clusters. They also provide the system images, cloud-specific documentation, and user support for creating and using bastion hosts.|