Chapter 15. Launching Red Hat Storage Server for Public Cloud

Red Hat Storage Server for Public Cloud is a pre-integrated, pre-verified and ready to run Amazon Machine Image (AMI) that provides a fully POSIX compatible highly available scale-out NAS and object storage solution for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud infrastructure.

Note

For information on obtaining access to AMI, see https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/145693.
This chapter describes how to launch Red Hat Storage instance on Amazon Web Services.

15.1. Launching Red Hat Storage Instance

This section describes how to launch Red Hat Storage instance on Amazon Web Services.
To launch the Red Hat Storage Instance
  1. Navigate to the Amazon Web Services home page at http://aws.amazon.com. The Amazon Web Services home page appears.
  2. Login to Amazon Web Services. The Amazon Web Services main screen appears.
  3. Click the Amazon EC2 tab. The Amazon EC2 Console Dashboard appears.
  4. Click the Launch Instance button. The Choose an AMI step of the Request Instances Wizard appears.
  5. Click the Select button for the corresponding AMI. The Instance Details screen appears.
  6. Choose Large using the Instance Type menu, and click Continue. The Instance Details screen continues.
  7. Accept the default settings, and click Continue. The Instance Details screen continues..
  8. Type a name for the instance in the Value field for Name in Key field , and click Continue. You can use this name later to verify that the instance is operating correctly.
    The Create Key Pair screen appears.
  9. Choose an existing key pair or create a new key pair, and click Continue. The Configure Firewall screen appears.
  10. Select a security group from the Security Groups field, and click Continue. You must ensure to open the following TCP port numbers in the selected security group:
    • 22
    • 6000, 6001, 6002, 443, and 8080 ports if Unified File and Object Storage is enabled
    The Request Instances Wizard screen is displayed to review your settings.
  11. Review your settings, and click Launch. A screen appears indicating that the instance is launching.
  12. Click Close. The Amazon EC2 Console Dashboard appears.