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  1. You need to install the command line tools on your local machine. On Debian linux, you need to install the openstack-clients package from the distribution's repository.

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    root@client:~# apt install python3-openstack-clients
    


  2. Log in to https://cc.lrz.de with your username, click on your username on the upper right corner of the screen and download the OpenStack RC File v3 to your computer.
  3. The RC File contains the settings you need to talk to the LRZ Compute Cloud. However, you need to provide your password to perform any actions on the cloud. Before running an openstack command, you need to source this file and enter your LRZ SIM password.

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    fallenbeck@client:~$ . di25xib-openrc.sh
    Please enter your OpenStack Password for project di25xib as user di25xib:
    


  4. That's it. Now you can use your locally installed command line tools to query information from the OpenStack cloud and manage your VMs and Images.

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    fallenbeck@client:~$ openstack server list
    +--------------------------------------+----------------+-------------------+--------------------------------+-------+---------------+
    | ID                                   | Name           | Status            | Networks                       | Image | Flavor        |
    +--------------------------------------+----------------+-------------------+--------------------------------+-------+---------------+
    | 5be95ee4-c3e0-4c53-b5c3-351065ec9be4 | My 3D VM       | SHELVED_OFFLOADED | MWN=192.168.0.w                |       | nvidia-v100.1 |
    | 06877088-2d14-4805-814d-9a1dfe66f656 | Workstation    | SHELVED_OFFLOADED | MWN=192.168.0.z, 10.195.x.y    |       | lrz.medium    |
    +--------------------------------------+----------------+-------------------+--------------------------------+-------+---------------+
    



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