Signup Account

Go to SloopEngine website and signup to create your free trial Account. If the Account signup is completed, your Account will be pending for approval by SloopEngine team. Once the Account is approved, you will get an email containing the Account portal URL.

Important: The portal URL is unique for every Account that has been created on SloopEngine. So please make a note of your portal URL, otherwise, contact customer support.

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Whitelist our IP's

Go to Settings view by clicking the Manage Account dropdown menu on the top menu bar. Get the list of SloopEngine Gateway IP's and whitelist the same on your firewall to allow SSH access on port 22.

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Add Stack

Load the Stacks block on Dashboard view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To add a new Stack, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Add Stack form by using the Add Stack link.

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Add Identity

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Identities block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To add a new Identity, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Add Identity form by using the Add Identity link.

Important: It is much recommended to let SloopEngine automatically generate an SSH key pair for you. For that, enable Generate key pair checkbox.

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Create Layer

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Layers block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To create a new Layer, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Create Layer form by using the Create Layer link.

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Add Server

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Servers block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To add a new Server, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Add Server form by using the Add Server link.

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Sync Identity

  1. Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Identities block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. Click on the icon of specific Identity and copy the command shown in the popup.

  2. SSH to the Server in which you want to sync the Identity. Deploy SloopEngine command-line utility on the Server and then run the command you have copied during previous step.

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Add Repository

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Repositories block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To add a new Repository, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Add Repository form by using the Add Repository link.

Important: You can add new Repository only if the IDE feature is enabled on your Account.

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Create Map

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Maps block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To add a new Map, click the icon on top of the block and navigate to Add Map form by using the Add Map link.

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Launch Workspace

Important: Copy the SSH public key associated with a specific Map by clicking the icon on that Map. Paste it on the profile settings of your Git service provider. GitHub, Bitbucket, Gitlab, etc., are some of the popular Git service providers.

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Your Maps block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To launch a new Workspace, click the icon of a specific Map.


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Launch Session

Navigate to a specific Stack view by clicking the icon of the Stack on Dashboard view. Then, load the Your Maps block on Stack view by clicking the icon on the left pane. To launch a new Session, click the icon of a specific Map.