Workbench provides a GUI for you to manage files in Elastic Compute Service (ECS) Linux instances in a visual manner. This topic describes how to use Workbench to view, add, delete, and modify files in a Linux instance.

View files

  1. In the left part of the top navigation bar, choose File > New Navigator.
  2. View files.
    The following figure shows a file navigator. file-navigator

Create a file

  1. In a file navigator, right-click the location where to create a file and select New File.
  2. In the New File dialog box, enter a name for the file and click OK.

Edit a file

  1. In a file navigator, right-click a file and select Open.
  2. Enter content in the editor and click the Save icon in the upper-right corner.
    edit-file
  3. In the Confirm Saving message, click OK.

Delete a file

  1. In a file navigator, right-click a file and select Delete.
  2. In the Confirm Deletion message, click OK.