XSEDE Capability Delivery Plan for "IAAS-11: Protect a virtual cluster by creating a bastion host"

Use Case IAAS-11: Protect a virtual cluster by creating a bastion host

Area: Scientific Computing
URLs: Review

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.

First CDP: 2019-10-23
Current CDP: 2019-10-24
Current Implementation Status: 
Discussion Forums: 
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Time & Effort Summary: 

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.

Significant Revisions:
  • 2019-10-24 13:30 (current revision)
This capability is currently supported by the following 1 components:
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.