Governance and Automation with Enstratius
Enstratius is a cloud infrastructure management platform that enables you to manage enterprise applications in the Joyent Public Cloud. This includes a whole host of operational and governance features such as:
- Financial cost reviews and budgeting tools.
- Management of access roles and user groups within a security policy.
- Automation and deployment features that allow you to scale fast and intelligently.
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You can use Enstratius by signing up for the free trial at www.enstratius.com. The free trial lasts for two weeks. You can choose from a selection of packages to purchase at a later time.
|Ensure you have an account setup at my.joyentcloud.com. You need to have SSH keys and a credit card on file before you can provision machines through Enstratius.|
- Navigate to www.enstratius.com.
- In the top right corner of the web page, click the red Free Trial button.
- Follow the onscreen instructions to signing up for the Enstratius free trial.
- Log in to Enstratius for the first time and select JoyentCloud as your provider.
- Provide the login credentials to your my.joyentcloud portal account.
This allows Enstratius to talk to the Joyent API.
The following Linux images include pre-installed Enstratius agents that support immediate integration of Enstratius with the Joyent Public Cloud:
- centos-5.7-Enstratius-public 1.0.1
- centos-6-Enstratius-public 1.0.1
- ubuntu-10.04-Enstratius-public 1.0.1
- ubuntu-12.04-Enstratius-public 2.0.2
When you sign up, you receive immediate access to features such as:
- Server provisioning
- Financial audits and controls
- User and role based privileges
For more information on Enstratius products, visit the official Enstratius website.
Many of the advanced features of Enstratius require the installation of agents. You can manually add Enstratius agents to your Linux/Windows virtual servers or SmartOS Smartmachines. You can also install Enstratius agents by adding them to install scripts you use for provisioning your servers.
|For end users with large autoscale requirements, contact Joyent to inquire about making custom Enstratius-ready images available to you.|
Follow the instructions here.
Use pkgin or pkg_add in the following way: