We recently released Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) version 2.2 and as part of this release, we made it available on the AWS Marketplace. In this blog post, I’ll explain how to find PMM in the AWS marketplace and how to install it. It is important to note that PMM is presented as an AMI image providing native support, so you can install PMM server in your AWS environment directly from the AWS Marketplace, and there is no need to create additional EC2 instances to run docker.
To install PMM on AWS you need to search for PMM in AWS Marketplace or go directly to the PMM Server page.
This will get you to the main PMM Server page:
By pressing “Continue to Subscribe ” (the big yellow button) you’ll proceed to the next step. Here you need to select the proper version of PMM Server you would like to run. If you have deployed PMM previously, you may have an earlier version selected by default. So, it is important to ensure you pick the latest version.
Once you’ve selected PMM 2 version, proceed by pressing the “Continue to Launch” button.
On the next screen, you’ll see the confirmation details of the instance deployment and link to the EC2 console.
When you open the EC2 Console, you should see the status of the instance. Click on your instance, find IP and open it in a browser.
Note: It depends on your default and selected Security group and other settings on how you’ll be able to access your instance. If you can’t open your PMM Server by IP in the browser, contact your IT or Infrastructure Team to help with AWS EC2 settings
On the EC2 console page, you also need to copy the Instance ID.
Due to AWS security restrictions, the only person who can access the EC2 console can access products from AWS Marketplace the first time.
After opening PMM in the browser you’ll see a verification screen where you need to enter the Instance ID.
Once that is done, you’ll have a typical PMM Server usage experience.
We strongly recommend you change the default password from the first login to make your PMM Server instance more secure.
For more detailed and technical information please visit the Running PMM Server Using AWS Marketplace page on Percona.com.
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