This article contains requirements and instructions on how to launch Nastel Navigator on AWS ECS for Express products.
- Subscribe before creating stack
- An ECS cluster with one instance
- A VPC with at least 2 subnets connected to the ECS cluster, see VPCs and subnets for more information
- IAM role for ECS task execution
- Amazon EC2 key pair (create keypair)
Run the Cloud Formation Wizard
To create the stack, right click HERE and select Open link in new tab to run the Cloud Formation Wizard. It will contain a template which reads from the s3 bucket. Fill all required parameters as explained below:
ConsolePassword = Enter the password of the default Admin user to log into Navigator.
DesiredCapacity= Number of instances to launch in your ECS cluster. Leave the default value of 1.
InstanceType = EC2 instance type. Leave as the default t2.large.
KeyName = Name of an existing EC2 KeyPair to enable SSH access to the ECS instances.
LbSubnets = Select external ones if you need internet access. Select at least 2 subnets.
Maxsize = Maximum number of instances that can be launched in your ECS cluster. Leave the default value of 1.
SecurityIpCidr = Use 0.0.0.0/0 for open access from the internet at your own risk.
VpcId = Select a VPC that allows instances access to the Internet.
Click the Create stack button when finished. It will typically take around 5-10 minutes for Nastel Navigator to be deployed.
Launch Nastel Navigator
The URL of Nastel Navigator will be located on the Outputs tab of the stack under the name, ECSALB. Open this URL in a web browser and log in using the administrator password set during installation.
Now add your IBM MQ, TIBCO EMS or Kafka nodes as described in Step 4: Configure Initial Environment of this document.