2.2.8. Install as a VM using AWS¶
AWS basic deployment¶
The Turbo Router private AMI image provides a simple way to deploy Turbo Router in AWS. Access to the AMI image must be requested to the 6WIND support team through the customer zone.
Once access is granted, the Turbo Router AMI will be available in the AWS management
console when selecting
Launch Instance >
My AMIs >
Shared with me.
This AMI requires Intel 82599 VF adapters. Please make sure to select an instance type that supports these adapters.
AWS cloud-init customization¶
In AWS, console access is provided through the network and relies on
cloud-init. cloud-init configuration must be provided through the
For network connectivity to work, VLAN stripping must be enabled in the Turbo Router configuration. In the following example, we also pre-install the license file (make sure you replace the contents by your own).
#cloud-config write_files: - path: /etc/fast-path.env content: | FPNSDK_OPTIONS='--vlan-strip' - path: /usr/admin/etc/turbo.lic content: | LICENSE 6wind turbo-router 01.99.99 permanent uncounted hostid=isv=628CE7A75DA9EFB7B3A2D3CDEB566889 customer=yourcompany _ck=c082fce984 sig="60PG4527MCR2KEKTD2UP7TRN18G1R6GDJCUM2XH508A03PHQ BQ168E3GWWK3VQ43TK0YPQ01KWVG"
AWS IP forwarding activation¶
By default, AWS forbids IP forwarding. It must be enabled from the management console after the instance is launched as follows.