Step 1: The Horizon (Dashboard)


In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to use OpenStack.

You will start with the Horizon dashboard, then switch to the console and finish with writing your own Heat template.


After you have received your credentials, you can log on to the dashboard.

IMPORTANT: You cannot automatically reset the password. If you need a new password, write an e-mail to

The URL for the dashboard is

The login form appears. UseĀ default for the Domain field, and enter your user name and password in the relevant fields.

To log in, click Connect.

Change Password

For security reasons we recommend changing your password after receiving it from GEC.

To change the password, click your User name (1) in right corner of Horizon and then Settings (2).

The Settings window appears, where you can change various settings.

To change the password, click Change Password (1) in the left-side navigation menu. Enter your old password (2), then enter the new one (3), and confirm the new one (4).

To save it, click Change (5).


You have taken your first steps in the dashboard and successfully changed your password.