Installing OPNsense AWS image¶
To apply for access to the OPNsense Amazon AWS EC2 cloud image, you need:
- An active support subscription
- see: https://opnsense.org/support-overview/commercial-support/)
- Supply your Amazon Account Number
- to share the Amazon Machine Image with.
Step 1 - New Instance¶
Start a new instance and then go to “instances”, followed by “launch instance” and then “My AMIs”, don’t forget to select “Shared with me”
Step 2 - Select Type¶
Choose an instance type
Step 3 - Configure security group¶
To configure security group, make sure you allow HTTPS access from your own network.
Step 4 - Configure a disk¶
Step 5 - Review your settings¶
Step 6 - SSH keypair¶
Select ssh keypair or skip, the ssh key isn’t used for OPNsense, ssh is disabled by default.
Step 7 - Review status page¶
Step 8 - AWS instances¶
Go to your AWS instances
Select the image, go to “image settings” then “get system log” to obtain the initial password
Step 9 - Initial root password¶
Copy your initial root password (line ** set initial….)
Step 10 - Search current address¶
Login to OPNsense using the address provided.