Should definitely be stable enough to use in a classroom and that it isn't
working for you is definitely unexpected; it's the only way I've launched
instances for many months now. I'm digging through logs to see if I can find
any indication of why your particular requests are having issues.
On Jan 18, 2013, at 12:33 PM, Matthew Shirley <mshir...@jhmi.edu> wrote:
> Thanks, Quang. That's not exactly what I'm looking for. My motivation is to
> teach an entire class how to start a Galaxy cluster on their own, with
> minimal knowledge of AWS or systems administration. The "cloudlaunch" feature
> on the main psx site seems to fit this purpose exactly, but does not work
> reliably for me. I've just tried using Chrome 24.0 with no success. I'm using
> The cloudlaunch page just sits there and tells me "Launch Pending, please be
> patient." and I have - it's been over an hour. Any help figuring this out is
> appreciated. If this feature is just not mature enough to use in a classroom,
> that would be an acceptable answer as well.
> On Jan 18, 2013, at 11:40 AM, Quang Trinh <quang.tr...@gmail.com>
>> Hi Matthew,
>> Would you like to try out what we put together for modENCODE DCC?
>> Please see the README file in the docs folder at
>> On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 10:17 AM, Dannon Baker <dannonba...@me.com> wrote:
>>> Cloudlaunch on the main public instance is fully supported and should work
>>> fine -- I use it regularly for launching instances without issue.
>>> There was a brief EC2 API outage yesterday (on the Amazon end) that caused
>>> intermittent errors to all users of the API (including cloudlaunch), but
>>> that should be resolved now.
>>> Creating security groups and selecting (or creating, if necessary) an
>>> access key should be possible -- since it's not even getting that far I'm
>>> form submission. What browser are you using, and do you see any errors?
>>> On Jan 17, 2013, at 5:11 PM, Matthew Shirley <mshir...@jhmi.edu> wrote:
>>>> I've searched the list to see if anyone specifically mentions not being
>>>> able to use the "cloud launch" feature on the main public instance, but no
>>>> one seems to address it. I have no trouble launching Galaxy-cloudman using
>>>> an AMI and pasting in my own user data. However, I can't successfully use
>>>> the cloud launch page to do the same. I've tried letting it create a new
>>>> security group as well as using a pre-existing security group. Also, I've
>>>> then deleted all security groups to see if it would create one, which it
>>>> did not. Similarly, I tried creating a new access key pair, with no
>>>> further success. I make it through the process of entering the key ID and
>>>> secret key, it pulls existing security group information into the
>>>> drop-down selector, and I give a cluster name and password and submit the
>>>> form. Then it just stalls forever. No new security groups and no EC2
>>>> instances launched. What is the state of this tool? Thanks.
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