3. Getting Ready


If setting up a VPN connection is not possible for some reason, you can skip this section and connect to the Virtuozzo Hybrid Server 7.5 node via SSH at the direct IP address You will be able to create and fully manage Windows containers but will not be able to access WordPress and DotNetNuke deployed in them.

Do the following to access the demo environment:

  1. Create a VPN connection to the demo environment. Use these details:

    • VPN type: PPTP

    • VPN server: winctpreview.virtuozzo.com

    • VPN user: vpnclient<N> (will be provided in the invitation email)

    • VPN password: <password> (will be provided in the invitation email)

    • Make sure you do not use VPN network’s gateway. Otherwise your computer may lose Internet connectivity.

      To configure this on Microsoft Windows, navigate to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network Connections. Open the VPN connection properties and switch to the Networking tab. Open the properties of Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Advanced. Uncheck the option Use default gateway on remote network.

  2. Connect to the VPN network of the demo environment.

  3. Setup a local route on your computer. Do this each time you connect to the VPN network.

    On Microsoft Windows:

    C:\> route add MASK

    On Linux:

    $ sudo route add -net netmask gw dev ppp0
  4. Check that the demo environment nodes are available. For example:

  5. Connect to the Virtuozzo Hybrid Server 7.5 node where you will try out the demo:

    ssh vpnclient<N>@

You are now ready to create and manage Windows containers.


As there may be other users looking at the demo, it is recommended to include your username in the names of your Windows containers. Please also consider using storage volumes no larger than 5 GB.