Deploy using Amazon Web Services

Before starting your deployment you will need to download the latest PxM Virtual Appliance OVA file which can be found on the Osirium Support portal. Click here for more information.

The following steps will walk you through deploying the PxM Virtual Appliance OVA file within your environment.

  1. Log onto the AWS Management Console.

  2. Within the AWS services window select EC2 within the All services > Compute heading.

    AWS-mgt-console

  3. Click Launch Instance within the EC2 Dashboard > Resources window.

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  4. Step 1: Choose an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) window, click AWS Marketplace from the left-hand menu. Search for Osirium PxM Virtual Appliance.

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  5. Click Select next to the latest version found. You will be presented with the Osirium PxM Platform pricing information. Click Continue.

    Pricing

  6. Step 2: Choose an Instance Type window, select the instance you want to deploy the PxM Virtual Appliance onto.

    Choose-instance-type

    Note

    Recommendation is a minimum instance size of 2 vCPUs and 8 GiB.

  7. Click Next: Configure Instance Details.

  8. Step 3: Configure Instance Details window, configuring as per your requirements.

    Configure-instance-type

  9. Click Next: Add Storage.

  10. Step 4 Add Storage window, configure a minimum storage size of 40GB.

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    Note

    To add an additional volume see: Adding Instances Store Volumes to Your EC2 Instance.

  11. Click Next: Add Tags.

  12. Step 5: Add tags window: configure tags as per your requirements.

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  13. Click Next: Configure Security Group.

  14. Step 6: Configure Security Groups window, Click Next: Configure Security Groups. The PxM Platform preconfigured security group will be visible and the required firewall rules that need to be applied will be listed.

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  15. Click Review and Launch.

  16. Step 7: Review Instance Launch window, review and click Launch.

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  17. Within the Select an existing key pair or create a new key pair window select the option you want to use.
    If you use an existing key pair or create a new key pair, make sure the private key file is made available to superadmins who may need to login to the default ubuntu account.

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  18. Click Launch Instances.

  19. Within the Launch Status window, click View Instances. Wait while the instance is initialised and passed the Status Checks. Launch-status

  20. From the instances list, right-click the PxM Virtual Appliance instance created and click Connect. Launch-status list

  21. You will be presented with the Connect To Your Instance window which provides the instructions on how to connect to your instance. Leave this window open. Connect

  22. Open an SSH client of your choice and follow the instructions in the Connect To Your Instance window to get to your instance using the private key file.

  23. Now the PxM Virtual Appliance has been successfully deployed you will need to run through the Setup and configuration steps.