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Register Phoenix AWS proxy

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 This topic provides instructions for registering Phoenix AWS Proxy. 

Before you begin

You must register the Phoenix AWS Proxy in the same region as the server storage region.

To register Phoenix AWS proxy

  1. Log in to the Phoenix Management Console.
  2. On the menu bar, click All Organizations, and select the required organization from the drop-down list.
  3. On the menu bar, click Manage Disaster Recovery.
  4. On the Manage Disaster Recovery page, click the Phoenix AWS Proxies tab.
  5. Click Register Phoenix AWS Proxy. The Register Phoenix AWS Proxy page opens.
  6. Perform one of the following:
    • If you have not downloaded the policy, perform the following step to download the policy and click Next
      • Click Download Policies to download the .json policy files on your machine.
    • If you downloaded the policy, skip this step, and click Next.
  7. Under the Generate Activation Token tab, provide the following details.
    Field  Description

    Token description


    A short description of the token. 

    Note: This is a mandatory field.
    This token can activate The number of Phoenix AWS Proxies that the activation token can activate. The default value is 25.
    The token expires in The number of days after which the activation token expires. The default value is 7
  8. Click Next.
  9. Under the Activate Phoenix AWS Proxy tab, click Copy to copy the activation token and save the token in a text file.

     Note: Phoenix lists the activation token under Manage > Activation Tokens

  10. Click Finish.
  11. Access the Phoenix AWS Proxy instance using the .pem file containing the key pair (public key and private key file) downloaded while launching the Phoenix AWS Proxy. The default user name is centos. For more information about how to connect to your Phoenix AWS Proxy instance, see Connecting to your Linux instance from Windows using Putty and Connecting to Your Linux Instance Using SSH.
  12. Run the following command on the command line interface to activate the Phoenix AWS Proxy:
    sudo PhoenixActivate <<activation_token>>
    Field  Description
    sudo command
    PhoenixActivate command
    activation_token The token that you have downloaded and saved on your machine. 
  13. After the activation completes successfully, the AWS account appears on the AWS page. 
    The following screenshot depicts the Phoenix AWS Proxy that you have registered.
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