Launching Thunder in AWS

Adding a Credential for AWS

  1. Click Infrastructure > Orchestration > Credential.

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  2. Click Add Credential.

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  3. Select the environment as AWS, enter a name for the account, access key and secret access key.

  4. Click Save.

Deploying vThunder on AWS

  1. Click Infrastructure > Orchestration > Virtual Devices.

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  2. Click Create Virtual Device.

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  3. Select a cluster that has been previously created from the Adding a Cluster.

  4. Select the environment as AWS and provide the credentials.

  5. (Optional) Provide a non-default management-port for the new Thunder device. Default management port for a Thunder device is 443.

  6. Select a valid license token and click Next.

    Selecting a license token is optional. If no license token is selected device will remain un-licensed after instantiation unless a license is explicitly applied to the device at a later point. To add a new license, refer to Adding a License section.

  7. Provide a name for the virtual device, and select the region. a virtual private cloud, search and select an image or VM template that should be used to instantiate virtual device.

    VPC or subnet or security groups should be pre-defined in the AWS account for the selected region and availability zone. The subnets should have an internet gateway associated.

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    Note

    Only vThunder images based on ACOS version 5.0.0-P1 or above, 4.1.4-GR1-P2 or above, 5.1.0 or above are supported.

  8. Select an instance type, subnet from the list for each network interface, provide an IP address for each interface or use the ‘Auto-assign’ for the system to assign an IP address to the interface.

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  9. Selecting a public IP address for the interface is optional. Select one from the list or use ‘Auto-allocate’ for the system to allocate a public IP address and associate it with the interface and select a security group.

  10. A new device is added in the list and its status will depict whether deployment is in progress or completed.

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  11. You can power-off or delete the virtual device by selecting image_reference and click Power Off or Delete.

  12. Use the ‘Key Pair’ menu item to display the SSH Key details for the device.

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