Launching: Quick Start Guide



If you are experienced in AWS and AWS Marketplace offerings follow these minimal instructions:

  1. Start the instance from the marketplace using the Manual Launch then choose your region.
  2. When directed to the EC2 Console choose either t2.medium, m4.large, m4.xlarge according to the required number of users. (details explained here).
  3. Start the instance in a VPC subnet with internet access (Matillion needs to connect to the AWS API’s and Redshift as a bare minimum).
  4. Attach an IAM Role that has the following predefined policies (details here).
    1. AmazonRedshiftReadOnlyAccess
    2. AmazonSNSFullAccess
    3. AmazonSQSFullAccess 
    4. AmazonS3FullAccess 
    5. CloudWatchFullAccess
    6. AmazonRDSReadOnlyAccess
  5. Add a security group with SSH (port 22) and HTTP(S) (port 80 and 443) access to the instance.
  6. Launch the instance.
  7. Connect to the instance with a browser using the host name and log in with the username ec2-user and password instance ID.
  8. Complete the Create Project setup screen to create your first project and connect to your Amazon Redshift environment  Use the test button to ensure connectivity to Redshift before continuing.

Next Steps

Log in to your copy of Matillion with ec2-user and the instance ID i-xxxxxxxx (e.g. i-88ed92c6)

Administer your instance of Matillion ETL for Redshift using the <hostname>/admin URL to manage users and other configuration.


Next Steps