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1. Get started
In order to login to the Cloud and manage your organisation’s cloud through the browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) type the unique URL that has been provided to you and login with your credentials.
For example, https://vcloud.ox.ac.uk/cloud/org/myorgname
Note: The correct URL needs to be used otherwise you will get an 'access denied' message.
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For details of supported browser and platform combinations see:
Once you have logged in successfully you should create and populate a catalog for your organisation. A catalog is a collection of vApps, vApp templates, and media that an organization uses. Follow the steps outlined in the Howtos listed below to start using the private cloud by creating your organisation's catalog and populating it.
3. Further reading