Launching virtual appliances using the AWS CLI - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.3.0

BlueCat AWS Virtual Appliances

prodname
BlueCat Address Manager
version_custom
9.3.0

Advanced users can also launch BlueCat AWS Virtual Appliance instances using the AWS command line interface.

In order to launch instances using the AWS CLI, you must install the AWS CLI and configure it using the AWS Access Key ID and AWS Secret Access Key. For detailed information about installing and configuring the AWS CLI, refer to the following Amazon documentation:
Before you launch the virtual appliance:
To launch BlueCat virtual appliance using the AWS CLI, run the following command:
aws ec2 run-instances --image-id <ami-id> --count 1 --instance-type
<type.size> --key-name <aws key-pair> --security-group-ids <secure group
id> --subnet-id <subnet id> --private-ip-address <ip address> --user-data
file://path_to_your_license_file/license.txt
For example:
aws ec2 run-instances --image-id ami-20b47640 --count 1 --instance-type
t2.large --key-name exampleName --security-group-ids sg-9bd625fd --subnetid
subnet-d2ca49b6 --private-ip-address 192.0.2.55 --user-data file://
path_to_your_license_file/license.txt
where license.txt has the following content:
#cloud-config
   bluecat_license:
   key: "XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX"
Note: #cloud-config must be in a valid YAML format. Spaces are required before line 3 (Activation key).