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Version: 3.6.5

Launch Resoto

Resoto allows you to manage and explore your cloud infrastructure via a web or shell interface.

Resoto UI

Resoto UI is a user-friendly web interface that simplifies managing and exploring your cloud infrastructure.

The steps to launch Resoto UI are dependent on how you installed Resoto.

  1. Log in to the AWS CloudFormation console.

  2. Click Stacks.

  3. Enter ResotoEKS into the search box, and click on the ResotoEKS stack.

    ResotoEKS stack in AWS CloudFormation

  4. Click the Outputs tab.

  5. Enter ResotoUI into the search box. There should be exactly one entry. Copy the value (e.g., https://a3xxxxxx.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com:8900).

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    The value of ResotoEKS.ResotoUI in Outputs is the URL of the Resoto UI.

  6. Open the copied URL in your browser.

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    The SSL certificate is self-signed, but you can safely ignore any browser warnings.

  7. Log in with your Resoto credentials:

    Screenshot of Resoto login form

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    If accessing a new Resoto install, you will be prompted to create an administrator account:

    Screenshot of Resoto account creation form

    Additional users can be added via the CLI using the user add command.

    See User Management for details.

  8. After logging in, Resoto UI will start.

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    The first time Resoto UI is launched, a setup wizard will appear to help you configure Resoto:

    Screenshot of Resoto UI setup wizard

Resoto Shell

Resoto Shell is Resoto's command-line interface.

The steps to launch Resoto Shell depend on how you installed Resoto.

  1. Log in to the AWS CloudFormation console.

  2. Click Stacks.

  3. Enter ResotoEKS into the search box, and click on the ResotoEKS stack.

    ResotoEKS stack in AWS CloudFormation

  4. Click the Outputs tab.

  5. Enter ResotoEKSConfigCommand into the search box. There should be exactly one entry. Copy the value (aws eks ...).

    ResotoEKS stack outputs in AWS CloudFormation

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    The value of ResotoEKS.ResotoEKSConfigCommandXXXX in Outputs is a command to configure kubectl to connect to the EKS cluster.

  6. Open a terminal and execute the copied command.

    Screenshot of ResotoEKS config command in terminal

  7. Execute the following in the terminal to access the Resoto Shell interface:

    $ kubectl exec -it service/resoto-resotocore -- resh

Screenshot of Resoto Shell

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