Automatic deployment with AWS

# Automatic deployment with AWS

If no AWS account, please firstly create and setup AWS account (opens new window)

To create AWS Access Key (opens new window)

Log in to the Octopus Network mainnet (opens new window) with the NEAR account created in Generate Validator Account.

validator login

Click the Appchains and select the appchain which would like to be a validator, click it to open the appchain page, then perform the following operations:

  1. In the My Node area of ​​the appchain page, input your AWS Access Key in the Access Key input box, then click Deploy;

aws access key

  1. The deployed AWS instance configuration information and approximate cost will be displayed in the My Node region. After confirmation, please input your AWS Secret Key in Secret Key input box and select the deployment area of the AWS instance in the Deploy region drop-down box, then click Confirm;

aws secret key

Note: The AWS Secret Key will only be used for this deployment and will not be stored anywhere.

  1. In the My Node area, the node status is Applying which means the automatic deployment service is deploying the node.

validator applying

Please wait for about 3~5 minutes, the node status will change to Syncing which means the validator node is synchronizing the block data of the appchain. The earlier the appchain is online, the longer the node synchronization time will be. please wait patiently.

validator syncing

To check the synchronization of nodes, please refer to Monitor Node.

After the node synchronization, the status in the My Node area will change to Running.

validator running

For the automatically deployed validator node, the validator can click ... in the My Node area, and select Instance Info to check the hardware status information (such as CPU, hard disk, memory) of the running validator node instance.

At the Running status, the validator can proceed to the next step register validator.

# Change AWS instance type

The validator can resize the AWS instance by changing the instance type as the appchain requirement change. Click the link to the right of Instance in the My Node region to open the console of the automatically deployed AWS EC2 instance, then, please refer to AWS EC2 Changing the Instance Type (opens new window) to complete the operation.

Last Updated: 9/22/2022, 3:47:40 AM