Best practices of installing PPM on AWS
You can install PPM 9.43 and later versions on the AWS cloud. This section provides the best practices of installing PPM on the AWS cloud.
The diagram below shows the recommended architecture on AWS.
- For PPM 9.43 - 9.53, a patch is required if you use RDS.
- You can also install Oracle in the EC2 instances by yourself instead of using RDS.
Install PPM on AWS
Install PPM on an EC2 server. See Installing PPM for installation details.
Install one node per server. You can install PPM on the first EC2 server, and create an AMI from this server. Then you can launch new instances of this AMI to create the rest nodes in the cluster.
For more information on PPM server clustering, see Configuring a Server Cluster.
Create a shared folder for the
server.conffile for all the nodes in the cluster. You can use the AWS EFS filesystem or NFS to create the shared folder.
For details, see Creating a shared folder for the server.conf file.
server.conffile, for each node, set values for the parameters listed in Server parameters required for server clustering. Follow the guidelines below:
Make sure you set the following parameters as below:
Parameter name Value EXTERNAL_WEB_PROTOCOL
BASE_URL The load balancer address
- The values must be same for all the nodes in the cluster.
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Create an application load balancer as described in Create an Application Load Balancer. Follow these guidelines:
Enable sticky sessions.
In the Configure a target group section, configure the target group as follows:
Parameter Value target group port
target group protocol