In the CAL cockpit select Solutions to list all solutions available for your account. Reduce the list to Free Solutions and type
vora in the search box.
Open the details of the
SAP Vora, 1.3, developer edition solution. CAL’s “solution” is the definition, and not yet the physical instance.
Review information about the solution, like descriptions, Terms and Conditions, template configuration etc.
Download and keep locally the Getting Started Guide. In this guide you will find important details, including software components and versions pre-installed, network configuration, default users and passwords etc. Review this document.
Click Create Instance.
On Create Instance screen choose the CAL account, where the instance to be created. In the example below the CAL account is
Default and it is linked with the AWS account in Amazon Web Services.
- the instance name (here
- the AWS region (here
us-east-1, which is the only AWS region, where the instance can be created),
- the master password (make sure you remember it ;-).
Click Advanced Mode and go through the wizard steps. On step 3 Virtual Machines change SAP VORA machine size to at least
r3.xlarge to make sure there will be enough resources for all processes.
To get better storage performance you can change as well the Volume Type to
Provisioned IOPS. It has a cost impact, so choose what is more important for you. Review the cost forecast related to the instance. This is the cost charged by the cloud provider, which is AWS in this example.
At the end of the wizard click Review to review your settings, and then click Create if everything is good. Read and accept Terms and Conditions if displayed.
It is important that you click Download and store a file with a private key. You will use it to connect to the instance’s host using ssh client of your choice, like PuTTY.
The instance build will start. It should take about 45 minutes.