Launch the stack

You are now ready to launch the Apache stack from the blueprint.

Deploy New Stack

To launch the Apache stack from the Dell Cloud Manager console, click on the Stacks menu then click on the Deploy New Stack button.

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Launch

Locate the Apache blueprint and click on the Launch button.

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Next specify the inputs:

  • Specify a name for the stack.
  • Specify a description (optional).
  • Select a User Group (optional).
  • Select a Budget.
  • Select the Cloud.
  • Select the Region.
  • Select the product size.
  • Click on the Launch button.
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Confirm Launch

Confirm the stack launch by clicking on the Proceed With Launch button.

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Connect to Load Balancer

Wait for the stack to go to the running state (it may take several minutes). Notice that 2 Apache Web Servers have been created. Click on the Apache Server URL which is the url to the Load Balancer.

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Web Server Home Page

The Apache web server home page displays in your web browser.

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