Monday Aug 31, 2009

SGCS v1.5 AMI now available in Europe

We are very happy to announce the availability of the latest SGCS v 1.5 AMI on Amazon EC2 in the European Region. This AMI is based on the OpenSolaris 2008.11 base AMI US AMI and does not need registration.

Following are the details of this new AMI:

Sun GlassFish Communication Server v 1.5 32-bit AMI:

ami-a896bedc aki-661c3412 / ari-601c3414

Manifest: sgcsv1.5-opensolaris-2008.11.img.manifest.xml

To run this AMI in Europe, change the following environment variables before launching the AMI:

EC2_URL="https://eu-west-1.ec2.amazonaws.com"
LOCATION="EU"

The other env variables remain the same.

NOTE:  a unique <your-keypair-name> must be generated for each region before launching an AMI.(Use ec2-add-keypair <name> > keypairfile after setting the above env variables).


Thursday Aug 27, 2009

SGCS v1.5 AMI on OpenSolaris 2008.11

AMI ID: ami-8b01e0e2
AMI Manifest: sun-osol-2008-11/sgcsv1.5-opensolaris-2008.11.img.manifest.xml
License: Public

Sun GlassFish Communications Server is a Java EE technology-based converged application server combining enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services capabilities with Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) servlets.

This 32bit AMI is based on OpenSolaris 2008.11 AMI.


This AMI has Sun GlassFish Communication Server and MySQL pre-installed and pre-configured as services. So when the image comes up, you have a running server. All it needs is your service/application.

When the AMI instance is up and running, you can access the administration server using
http://Public-DNS-address-of-instance:4848

For your convenience, as database connection pool and JDBC resource has been configured in SailFin.You can see it under JDBC Resources in the Admnin console. Ping the Connection pool named mysql and it should be successful. Now run your usual asadmin scripts that deploy the service to the SailFin.

Configurations:

  • Sailfin installation directory: /opt/sailfin
  • MySQL databse name: sailfin As MySQL service need to be running for sailfin operation the sailfin service has a dependancy on mysql services and also sailfin has been declared as dependant on mysql in mysql SMF configuration.
  • JDBC resources has been creted to used with "sailfin" database.


You can enable the service management facility(SMF) for sailfin by running the command:
#svcadm enable domain1

You can check the status of the sailfin service by running the command:
#svcs | grep domain1

You can disable the sailfin service by running the command as root:
#svcadm disable domain1

You can restart the service management facility(SMF) for sailfin by running the command:
#svcadm restart domain1

For security information and other details on how to work with this AMI, you can look at the README files located at

/root/ec2sun/sailfin.README
/root/ec2sun/mysql.README
/root/ec2sun/sysbench.README
/root/ec2sun/DTrace.README

Documentation:

Support

OpenSolaris AMI License for Amazon EC2

http://www.sun.com/third-party/global/amazon/license/ami/

OpenSolaris and MySQL are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the US and other countries.

Wednesday Apr 29, 2009

Glassfish 2.1 and MySQL 5.1 AMI now available in Europe

GlassFish AMI Now Available on Amazon EC2 in Europe! 

We are very happy to broaden the availability of the latest GlassFish AMI on Amazon EC2 in the European Region. This AMI is based on the OpenSolaris 2008.11 base AMI and does not need registration.

Following are the details of this new AMI:

GlassFish 32-bit AMI:

ami-e8c1e99c aki-661c3412 / ari-601c3414

Manifest: sun-osol-2008-11-eu/Glassfish_2008.11_32_1.0.img.manifest.xml

To run this AMI in Europe, change the following environment variables before launching the AMI:

EC2_URL="https://eu-west-1.ec2.amazonaws.com"
LOCATION="EU"

The other env variables remain the same.

NOTE:  a unique <your-keypair-name> must be generated for each region before launching an AMI.(Use ec2-add-keypair <name> > keypairfile after setting the above env variables).


Friday Apr 24, 2009

Glassfish 2.1 and MySQL 5.1 AMI on OpenSolaris 2008.11

Announcing availability of new GlassFish AMIs based on OpenSolaris 2008.11 AMI.

OpenSolaris + GlassFish + MySQL

32-bit AMI: ami-a87b9cc1 aki-6552b60c ari-6452b60d


This 32bit AMI is based on OpenSolaris 2008.11 AMI and MySQL AMI. It contains Glassfish 2.1 binaries with MySQL Connector/J 5.1.  Glassfish 2.1 is deployed from JAR distribution in Developer profile. By default Glassfish 2.1 administartion required SSL mode, is enables only from CLI and localhost. Users should check /export/home/gf21 README files for post configurations (securing) directions. An existing user 'gf21' is authorized to manage the Glassfish 2.1 server.

Note:  Default Glasfish admin user password can be obtained from /root/ec2sun/README file

You need to reset default admin  password by following procedure in /export/home/gf21 README files

It is highly recommended to secure your Glassfish 2.1 server  by following the guidelines mentioned within Glassfish 2.1 server documentation - :
Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1 Administration Guide >> Chapter 9 Configuring Security
http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/820-4335/ablnk?a=view


Administering Glassfish 2.1

Glassfish 2.1 installation is located under /opt/gf21 directory and is managed by gf21 user with home at /export/home/gf21

NOTE: You need to be user gf21 when administering Glassfish

Start Service     svcadm enable glassfish/domain1

Stop Service     svcadm disable glassfish/domain1

Check status    svcs glassfish/domain1

Start MySql

su - mysql;

svcadm enable mysql


For more information and details on this AMI please refer /export/home/gf21/glassfish.README, /export/home/mysql/mysql.README and Rudolf's Blog. As always, please feel free to contact us at ec2-solaris-support [at] sun [dot] com.

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