N-central Help

Install SolarWinds N-central on Amazon AWS EC2

  1. Login to the Amazon AWS Console, and select the EC2 Management Console.
  2. Click Instances and click Launch Instance.
  3. Click Community AMIs and search for the AMI, or for N-central.
  4. Click Select.
  5. Select a suitably sized General Purpose Instance Type, based on sizing information from the SolarWinds N-central System Requirements Guide.
  6. Click Next: Configure Instance Detail, then Click Next: Add Storage.
  7. Set the appropriate storage size for your instance based on sizing information from the SolarWinds N-central System Requirements Guide.
  8. In the Volume Type drop-down list box, select General Purpose SSD (GP2).
  9. Click Review and Launch.
  10. On the Review Page, click Edit security groups.
  11. Create a security group, and open the inbound TCP ports 22, 80, 443, 5280, and 10000.
  12. Click Review and Launch, then click Launch.
  13. Select Proceed without keypair from the drop-down list box and click to select the acknowledgement check box.
  14. Click Launch Instances.

The new instance launches, and you are returned to the Instances page to view the new instance.