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opsview4.6:opsview-on-demand [2014/11/19 23:49]
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opsview4.6:opsview-on-demand [2015/10/14 10:46] (current)
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Opsview is providing EC2 'cloud' images for Opsview Pro and Opsview Enterprise, with EBS storage running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.   Opsview is providing EC2 'cloud' images for Opsview Pro and Opsview Enterprise, with EBS storage running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.  
-Images are currently available at the following datacenters: Tokyo, Singapore, EU Ireland, Sao Paulo, N. California (US-West), Oregon (US-West), N. Virginia (US-East).+Images are currently available at the following datacenters: Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, EU Ireland, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo, N. California (US-West), Oregon (US-West), N. Virginia (US-East).
====== Getting started ====== ====== Getting started ======
To use Opsview's EC2 images, you will need to register for an [[http://aws.amazon.com/| Amazon AWS account]]. Pricing details are available [[http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/| here]] To use Opsview's EC2 images, you will need to register for an [[http://aws.amazon.com/| Amazon AWS account]]. Pricing details are available [[http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/| here]]
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-[[http://www.opsview.com/technology/resources/tutorials/launching-opsview-demand|Watch our Opsview On-Demand screencast (6mins)]] 
=====IMPORTANT INFORMATION===== =====IMPORTANT INFORMATION=====
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by going to the links at http://www.opsview.com/technology/downloads (registration required). by going to the links at http://www.opsview.com/technology/downloads (registration required).
-Here you will see the initial screen upon clicking a link above. Click 'continue' +Here you will see the initial screen upon clicking a link above. 
 +<note important>A minimum instance size of 'm1.small' is required, using a smaller instance size will cause performance and start-up issues</note>
-{{:opsview-core:1.png?650|}}+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-01.png?650|}}
-We recommend you select 'm1.small' as a minimum. You can select a zone preference, if you do so wish. Our recommendation is to leave this as 'no preference'. +You can select a zone preference, if you do so wish, our recommendation is to leave this as 'no preference'. Select a VPC network as noted above. All other settings can be left at the default value.
-{{:opsview-core:2.png?650|}}+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-002.png?650|}}
-Leave the defaults selected.+Add storage, General purpose (SSD) is recommended at at least 10GiB.
-{{:opsview-core:3.png?650|}}+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-003.png?650|}}
-Enter a name for your Opsview EC2 image, as demonstrated below.+Add any tags you require. The Name tag will be used as the EC2 identifier.
-{{:opsview-core:4.png?650|}}+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-04.png?650|}}
-On this screen you will need to create an SSH key to login to the Opsview server with. Type the name of your key pair, and click '''create & download your key pair'''+Add security groups, SSH on port 22 will be require for remote terminal access, HTTP on port 80 will be required for access to the Opsview web interface. 
 + 
 +{{:opsview4.6:ec2-05.png?650|}} 
 + 
 +Selecting launch will give you a key/pair menu, on this screen you will need to create an SSH key to login to the Opsview server with. Type the name of your key pair, and click '''Download Key Pair'''
**Please ensure you keep this key safe, it is required to SSH to your Opsview server** **Please ensure you keep this key safe, it is required to SSH to your Opsview server**
-{{:opsview-core:5.png?650|}}+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-06.png?650|}}
-Select the 'default' security group and click ''next''. You will need to open up ports to allow connectivity to your guest within this group, we will cover this further below. +You will now see your Opsview EC2 image loading
-{{:opsview-core:6.png?650|}}+Finally, to connect to your EC2 instance, select either the Public DNS URL or Public IP as seen in the screenshot below, copy and paste this into your web browser.
-Review your configuration. It should look the same as below.+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-07.png?650|}}
-{{:opsview-core:7.png?750|}}+You should be presented with this screen. If your connection times-out, please wait a minute for the EC2 guest to load and double-check your firewall rules within the AWS console.
-You will now see your Opsview EC2 image loading+{{:opsview4.6:ec2-8.png?650|}}
-{{:opsview-core:8.png?850|}}+You will need to enter your EID (serial/license key) in the text box, and enter Submit. This will then authenticate your license against the Opsview servers. Once successful, you will be able to begin using Opsview.
==== Passwords ==== ==== Passwords ====
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The MySQL password is set to empty string. The MySQL password is set to empty string.
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-==== Firewall Rules ==== 
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-You will need to open up port 80 to connect to the Opsview GUI. You can open up port 22 if you wish to connect via SSH to your Opsview server. 
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-Within your EC2 management screen, navigate to 'network & security', then 'security groups'.  Click 'Inbound' and enter port 80 & 22 (if you wish to connect via SSH). Remember to click 'apply rule changes'.  
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-Finally, to connect to your EC2 instance, highlight the URL as seen in the screenshot below, copy and paste this into your web browser.  
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-{{:opsview-core:10.png?850|}} 
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-You should be presented with this screen. If your connection times-out, please wait a minute for the EC2 guest to load and double-check your firewall rules within the AWS console.  
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===== SSH ===== ===== SSH =====
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 +===== Webmin =====
 +To access Webmin you need to enable access to port ''10000'' and execute following command (to set up root user password):
 +
 +<code>
 +/usr/share/webmin/changepass.pl /etc/webmin root PASSWORD
 +</code>
 +
 +After then point your browser to:
 +<code>
 +https://[amazon hostname]:10000/
 +</code>
 +
 +and login as root.
===== Credits ===== ===== Credits =====
A big thank you to the team at [[http://www.canonical.com| Canonical]] who created the underlying Ubuntu image used to create our Opsview EC2 images. A big thank you to the team at [[http://www.canonical.com| Canonical]] who created the underlying Ubuntu image used to create our Opsview EC2 images.
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