FileCloud Public AMI (Amazon Machine Image) is currently available in Amazon AWS Marketplace.
FileCloud AMI here on AWS Marketplace.See
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The FileCloud AMI image is built on top of Ubuntu 16.04.
Best Practices for an organization of up to 100 users:
What if I'm not using Ubuntu?
Apart from FileCloud AMI on Ubuntu 16.04, we have also pre-built AMIs (BYOL - Bring Your Own License) available on Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012. Please see the AWS marketplace links below,
We have also the following paid AMI's available on AWS Marketplace,
An Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is a master image for the creation of virtual servers, known as Elastic Cloud (EC2 instances) in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment.
Machine images are like templates that are configured with:
These elements determine the user’s operating environment.
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To launch the FileCloud AMI:
An AWS account allows you to:
If you've already signed up for Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can start using Amazon EC2 immediately.
If you haven't signed up for AWS yet, use the following link to get set up to use Amazon EC2.
You can read more about Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud on Amazon's site.
You can begin the process of launching a Linux instance by using the AWS Management Console.
To launch an instance:
Figure 1. An example of FileCloud listings in AWS Marketplace. (This image does not necessarily show the latest version.)
When you launch an instance, the instance type that you specify determines the hardware of the host computer used for your instance.
Each instance type offers different capabilities, such as:
Instance types are grouped in instance families based on these capabilities.
Table 1. General Purpose Instance Types
|Instance Family||Current Generation Instance Types|
|General Purpose||t2.nano | t2.micro | t2.small | t2.medium | t2.large | t2.xlarge | t2.2xlarge | t3.nano | t3.micro | t3.small | t3.medium | t3.large | t3.xlarge | t3.2xlarge | m4.large | m4.xlarge | m4.2xlarge | m4.4xlarge | m4.10xlarge | m4.16xlarge | m5.large | m5.xlarge | m5.2xlarge | m5.4xlarge | m5.12xlarge | m5.24xlarge | m5d.large | m5d.xlarge | m5d.2xlarge | m5d.4xlarge | m5d.12xlarge | m5d.24xlarge|
CodeLathe recommends that you should select an instance type based on:
To choose the Amazon EC2 Instance type:
This step can change depending on the Instance Type you chose:
Figure 2. Options for the next step after selecting an instance type.
To configure instance details:
Figure 3. Configure Instance Details
Figure 4. Configure Security Groups
Amazon EC2 Security Groups. You can read more about
To complete the Final Review and Launch, see the next step: Step 5: Launch the Instance
To launch an instance:
Figure 5. FileCloud Status in Your AWS dashboard.
To connect to your instance:
3. To login to the Admin Portal, use the following information:
|Default Password||Your amazon instance ID|
After logging in for the first time, you must change the admin password.
4. After logging in, you will see an Admin Attention window. Use this to install the FileCloud License.
To receive a license you must register at the FileCloud license management portal.
After logging in to the Admin Portal, you will see an Admin Attention window. You will also see tags on the right side of the dashboard telling you about what needs to be done after installation.
Complete the following items after you are able to launch and connect to your instance:
|Remove the Installation Folder|
The default FileCloud instance uses CodeLathe SMTP servers and accounts to send emails.
Change the SMTP servers and accounts to use your own servers for security purposes.
The admin email address is used in all the emails that sent out from the FileCloud System.
Change the admin email to your organization email address.
To show all the installed packages in this instance:
|The user name for the underlying Ubuntu OS is 'ubuntu'. Before launching the instance you will be required to create a key pair or you can use your existing key pair.|
FileCloud recommends you use S3 for file storage instead of the EBS.
To understand how to setup S3 for FileCloud file storage, read Setting up FileCloud Managed S3 Storage
|After you configure the FileCloud storage, follow the site setup instructions to setup the FileCloud site according to your requirements.|
|Take Periodic snapshots of your running instance for Disaster recovery and as an additional backup for FileCloud database and app.|
The ability to install an Enterprise license with components (like Salesforce) is available in FileCloud Server version 18.2 and later.
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