To download or launch an application available in the Marketplace, you should start by registering with the Oktawave system. By registering, you will be given permissions to allow you to download and run the software, as well as its evaluation and ability to comment them.
To the Marketplace, you can go from two places in the administrative panel:
- from the OCI list page,
- from the Application management page.
In the Marketplace you can find a search engine, with which you can search by name, by category, by operating system or applications that can be found in the sections Featured, Popular and Recent.
By default, in the category view, you can see the latest versions of the application. On the detailed overview of the application template (if a applications template have older versions) Related versions are displayed. Under Related versions there is a choice of viewing an older version of the application template.
Application templates can be downloaded to your Application library. Special Download link is in the description of each individual templates.
Keep in mind that Oktawave do not charge any fee for the downloaded application templates.
On the template page of selected application, there is also a link to run it, used to run the application directly from the position of Marketplace. Before selecting this option, you must also check the desired type of OCI.
To downloaded templates you can gain access from Template management link under the Services section.
After the template is downloaded you can run it. just select it and then click on Launch.
In new window you have to set some parameters:
- specify the type of instance (class selection),
- clarify the details of instances (technical and general eg. to allow the inclusion of a larger number of instances at once).
Enabling applications from the downloaded application template does not remove it from the private folder in the Oktawave cloud, on the contrary - it enables you to start other instances of the application.
As a result of the launch of the application, instance is settled according to the Oktawave rates and license accounting model prescribed by the creator of the application template.
It should also be noted that the removal of the downloaded template does not affect the running of template instances of the application.
To run one instance of the application template you should:
- specify the name of the application instance,
- specify the type of instance (class selection).
As a result of launch, application instance will be available in the administration panel in several places:
Application instance as a result of running from the Marketplace is settled in accordance with the model of hourly rates of Oktawave and licenses accounting model set by the template creator.
- in the Application Management view,
- in the active OCI list.