Rocky Linux

Overview

Overview

About This Menu

  • This menu provides the Official Image Template of Rocky Linux, which is compliant with Virtual Server.

Menus Available with Rocky Linux

  • When Customers utilize Rocky Linux, following two ways are available: 1. To utilize Official Image Template; 2. To bring their own OS image.

  • Following is how Customers utilize Rocky Linux with each menu.

OS Use Case

Baremetal Server

Virtual Server

vSphere ESXi Hyper-V IaaS Powered by VMware

Official Image Template

N Y N N N

Customers’ BYOL (Private Image)

Y Y Y Y Y

Deployment Patterns

  • The deployment patterns of Rocky Linux for each menu are as follows.

    Deployment Patterns

Menu

Use

Host OS

Guest OS

Official Image Template

Customers BYOL

Deployment Patterns

Availability

Baremetal Server

Host OS

Rocky Linux  
N
         
Y
 

Guest OS

Optional Hypervisor

Rocky Linux  
N
         
Y

Virtual Server

Guest OS

Virtual Server Platform Environment

Rocky Linux  
Y
         
Y
vSphere ESXi

Guest OS

vSphere ESXi Rocky Linux  
N
         
Y
Hyper-V

Guest OS

Windows(Hyper-V) Rocky Linux  
N
         
Y
IaaS Powered by VMware

Guest OS

vSphere ESXi Rocky Linux  
N
         
Y
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Features

  • On-demand
    Customers can apply for Rocky Linux OS templates on Virtual Server menu via ECL2.0 customer portal or API.
  • Free of Charge for Official Image Template
    Regardless of the server the customer uses, both initial and monthly charges are free.
    *Virtual server cost will be charged separately from OS template cost.

Available Functions

List of Functions

  • Following is the list of functions offered with Rocky Linux Official Image Template:

Name of Functions

Overview

Initial Username Settings

The username of OS will be set default of this menu.

Password Settings for Default User

Initial Password is described in Initial Username and Password Settings section.

Locale Settings

Time Zone / Language / Character Code / Locale / Keyboard Sequence are set default.

Security Settings

The security settings (firewalld/SELinux) of OS will be set default of this menu.

SSH Settings

Parameters of sshd.conf are described in SSH Settings section.

Other Settings

OS Initial Status, Additional PKG, Repositories, IPv6, NTP Server, DNS Server, and Default Gateways are respectively set.

*Server functions (OS installation and deletion, rebuild, duplication, etc) are described in the service description Function list of Virtual Server menu. Please refer to the service description.
*As for the functions offered by Rocky Linux itself, please refer to the official website (https://rockylinux.org/) .

Description of Functions

Initial Username Settings

  • NTT Com sets the following as initial user name and initial user’s authority.

Items

Virtual Server

User Name

root

Permissions

root

Initial User Password Settings

  • Customers can set following passwords of Server to be created:

Items

Virtual Server

Details

Initial login password is as follows: root
root

Locale Settings

  • Time Zone (UTC), locale, and keyboard layout are set as follows:

Items

Virtual Server

Time Zone Settings

UTC

Locale Settings

en_US.UTF-8

Keyboard Layout Settings

English Key Layout (101/104)


Security Settings

  • firewalld and SELinux settings are set as follows:

Items

Virtual Server

firewalld

N/A

SELinux disable

SSH Settings

  • The configuration of sshd conf are set as follows:

Items

Virtual Server

Port 22

Protocol *

2
Password Authentication N
PubkeyAuthentication Y
Hostbased Authentication N

Note

If there is no change from the default setting of Protocol value, it is not displayed according to the OS specifications.

  • When Customers create Baremetal Server, they can create SSH key pairs, as well as they can utilize their existing ones. Maximum number of key pair per Tenent is 120.

  • Following is the methods for create/delete/register key pairs:

Items

Method

Create Key Pairs

Customer Portal /API
・Keyname (String)
・SSH public key generated by RSA or DSA.

Delete Key Pairs

Customer Portal /API
・Keyname (String)

Register Key Pairs

Customer Portal /API
・Keyname (String)

Other Settings

  • Following is the installation status and initial settings of OS:

Category

Item

Virtual Server

Initial Status

OS

Minimal installation

 

Additional PKG

cloud-init-21.1-7

Initial settings

Repository Server

Under “/etc/yum.repos.d/”

  IPv6 Enable
 

Default Gateway

Assigned values for Logical Network will be set. (NOTE:1)
If left vacant, no value will be set.
  DNS
Assigned values for Logical Network will be set. (NOTE:1)
If left vacant, no value will be set.
  NTP
The values described in Logical Network subnet resource will be set.
If left vacant, 169.254.127.1 will be automatically set.
Settings regarding slew mode is defined in chronyd.conf.
  Linux EDAC (Error Detection And Correction) driver


NOTE1: In case of DHCP=false, this column is null. Customers need to configure after creation.


Official Image Template

Official Image Template

  • Following is the Rocky Linux Official Image Template to be provided for Customers.

OS Version

Language

Baremetal Server

Virtual Server

vSphere ESXi Hyper-V IaaS Powered by VMware
Rocky Linux 8.5 EN N Y N N N

Subscription Method

  • New Subscription
    Customer needs to designate following Image Template when they create servers.

OS Version

Virtual Server

Rocky Linux 8.5 RockyLinux-8.5_64_virtual-server_02

Terms and Conditions

Conditions for Usage with Other Menus

  • Customers are required to request for Subscriptions in combination with Virtual Server.

  • In the event that Customers utilize NTP Server that is provided in this server, they will essentially be required to obtain the Common Function Gateway.
    If Customers would like to request such, they are suggested that they request for subscription.
  • In order for Customers to access to Repository they are required to separately subscribe Internet Connectivity Menu.


Minimum Contract Period

  • There is no minumum contract period.


Pricing

Initial Fee

  • This service does not require initial fee.

Monthly Fee

  • This service does not require initial fee.
    *However, the Customers’ concurrent Virtual Server Subscriptions seperately require to be billed.

Quality of Service

Support Coverage

Supported Official Image Template

  • Support for the Official Image Template corresponds to the following Virtual Server that is created by Official Image Template:

OS Version

Virtual Server

Rocky Linux 8.5 Rocky Linux-8.5_64_virtual-server_02

Support Method

  • Please refer to OS Service Description as for the support coverage of Official Image Template including free OS such as Rocky Linux. .

Quality of Operation

Monitoring Coverage

  • The monitoring of this menu is based on the standardized SLA for Enterprise Cloud 2.0.

SLA

  • The SLA for this menu is based on the Standardized SLA for Enterprise Cloud 2.0.


Data Center Providing This Menu

  • Available data centers are as follows. (As of August 2022)

Region

Virtual Server

JP1

Y

JP2

Y

JP4

Y

JP5

Y

JP6

Y

JP7

Y

US1 N/A
UK1 N/A
DE1 N/A
SG1 N/A
HK1 N/A

Restrictions

All

  • In order for Customers to access Repository, they are requiered to separately subscribe Internet Connectivity Menu.