Deploy the NetBeez Server on AWS

NetBeez customers can launch a NetBeez server instance on their own AWS infrastructure. This procedure explains how to do this.

Step 1 - Launch an AWS instance using the NetBeez Server AMI

  1. Locate your AWS Account ID (follow this guide).
  2. Send your AWS Account ID to your NetBeez Customer Success or Account Manager.
  3. NetBeez will privately share with you the AMI of the NetBeez server.
  4. Launch an AWS EC2 instance selecting the AMI shared with you. Here are some tips:
    1. Instance size: Minimum requirements are 2 vCPU and 4GB of RAM. Consult NetBeez to select the instance type based on your installation size. Here's the list of available AWS instances (recommended M4 type).
    2. IP Address: Don't let AWS assign a public IP address when you launch the instance. You will assign an EIP (Elastic IP) to your instance once it's launched. If you don't do so, each time your instance is rebooted it will get a new public IP address.
    3. Storage: Make sure you select a disk space large enough to host your historical data. The minimum space required is 50GB.
    4. Security Group: Create a security group for your NetBeez instance that will allow the following rules:
      1. Outbound: All.
      2. Inbound: TCP/22 (ssh), TCP/443 (https), and TCP/20018 (server-agent communication). 

Step 2 - Request SSL certificates

  1. Communicate your instance's FQDN to NetBeez.
  2. NetBeez will send you instructions to apply the SSL certificates to your instance.
    1. One set of SSL certificates are needed for secure the HTTP server.
    2. Another set of SSL certificates are needed to secure the communication channel between the agents and the dashboard.

Step 3 - Activate your NetBeez installation.

  1. Follow the first-run wizard to complete the activation of your dashboard.

 

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