Getting Started on AWS - NiFi

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For earlier setups https://calculatedsystems.com/legacy-getting-started-on-aws

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Get up and running quickly without needing to spend time setting up and administering your environment.  We take care of all of the initialization, configuration, and stabilizing for Nifi.  Our process will help protect you from common pitfalls associated with open source software such as JVM issues and logging configuration.

Up and Running in Minutes

Launch from AWS
  1. Go to your AWS Instance launcher or click the button above
     

  2. Press Launch Instance

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Select the AMI

3.  Search for "Calculated Systems" in the search bar

4.  Select "AWS Marketplace"

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Pick your Instance

7.  Press the blue select button next to calculated systems

6.  Pick your instance type we recommend T2.large for starters

7.  Click "Next: Configure Instance Details"

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Name your Nifi

8.  Click "Next: Add Storage" 

9. Click "Next: Add tags"

10.Select 'click to add Name Tag' and name your Nifi

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Optional Security

11. Click "Next: Configure Security Group"

12.  If you wish to control access to nifi select "My IP" from source for all rows.  Port 80 is required.

13. Press Review and Launch

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Launch Nifi

14. Press Launch

15. Create an new keypair or use an existing one.

16. Press Confirm

17 Press "View Instances"

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Open Nifi

17.  Copy the variable "Public DNS (IPv4)" into your address bar

18. You will be prompted for a username and login

Username: admin

Password: the instanceID in the instance description

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Open Nifi

19.  Copy the variable "Public DNS (IPv4)" into your address bar

20. You will be prompted for a username and login

Username: admin

Password: the instanceID in the instance description

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Logging In

21. Login to your service.  If you get no response or "502" get an extra cup of coffee while Nifi starts up

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Logging In

22. Get to Work! 

Next Step:

Download Nifi for Dummies eBook

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Launch from AWS
  1. Go to your AWS Instance launcher or click the button above
     

  2. Press Launch Instance

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Select the AMI

3.  Search for "Calculated Systems" in the search bar

4.  Select "AWS Marketplace"

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Pick your Instance

7.  Press the blue select button next to calculated systems

6.  Pick your instance type we recommend T2.large for starters

7.  Click "Next: Configure Instance Details"

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Name your Nifi

8.  Click "Next: Add Storage.  We Suggest setting a volume of >50GB for the root volume" 

9. Click "Next: Add tags"

10.Select 'click to add Name Tag' and name your Nifi

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Optional Security

11. Click "Next: Configure Security Group"

12.  If you wish to control access to nifi select "My IP" from source for all rows.  Port 80 is required.

13. Press Review and Launch

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Launch Server

14. Press Launch

15. Create an new keypair or use an existing one.

16. Press Confirm

17 Press "View Instances"

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Get Credentials

17.  Copy the variable "Public DNS (IPv4)" into your address bar

18. You will be prompted for a username and login

Username: admin

Password: the instanceID in the instance description

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Logging In

19. Login to your service.  The default username and password is listed in the previous step

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Launch NiFi

20. NiFi Starting will be displayed while the system completes initialization. 

 

The Log stream window will display the current nifi-app.log so power users can monitor progress

First time launch takes up to 5 minutes

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Click Launch

22. Nifi is Starting will become "Launch NiFi".  Click this to get started right away!

NOTE: During first time startup an additional couple of minutes may be required. after "Launch NiFi" is displayed.

Next Step:

Download Nifi for Dummies eBook

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