The following section will go through the deployment of the cloudformation template using the AWS console, with the minimum set of required parameters. See the Custom configuration chapter for detailed information about all available customisation options.
Navigate to the AWS Cloudformation console and click Create stack
Copy the following url and paste it into the
Amazon S3 URL field, then click
Specify stack details
Provide a password for the web admin user
Firstly generate a strong password for use as your web admin password.
Copyto your clipboard.
Paste the password in the WebAdminPassword field. Be sure to save it in your passord manager of choice.
Specify an IP Address CIDR range for web admin and sftp access
It is best practice to only allow client connections to the service from known IP addresses.
For the first deployment, set the SftpAllowedCIDR and AdminAllowedCIDR fields to your current IP address. This is easily obtained from here. Ensure you use CIDR notation.
Then scroll to the bottom and click
Configure stack options
Stack options is the next page. Nothing to change here.
Review and create stack
The next page allows you to review the stack settings.
Scroll to the bottom and click the IAM resources checkbox
Stack creation complete
After about 5 minutes the stack should have deployed successfully.