IRP for Cloud – Setup


IRP for Cloud satellite VM

IRP for Cloud service is enabled by a satellite VM running in a customer’s VPC and automating the service.
The following apply:

  • the satellite VM image is available on AWS Marketplace
  • it uses an IRP for Cloud satellite VM CloudFormation Template that enables it to:
    • request and install a Virtual Interface/Gateway in your existing VPC;
    • enable Route propagation from IRP for Cloud service;
    • monitor VPC operation and update IRP for Cloud with changes;
    • restore to previous configuration in case of incidents.
  • is provisioned with:
    • security groups with HTTP/HTTPS (and optional SSH) access to open access for your users to review and manage it;
    • IAM role with EC2, Direct Connect and Marketplace Metering rights allowing the AMI to automate IRP for Cloud service.

Launching IRP for Cloud satellite VM with CloudFormation console

1. Accept the Software Terms.


2. Return to the Launch Page to proceed.

3. Click the “Launch with CloudFormation console” button below to deploy the IRP for Cloud satellite VM.

4. With the Cloud Formation Stack selected click “Next“.

5. Specify the desired instance type, SSH Key pair to be installed on instance, VPC Subnet to be used and the VPC Id where the Instance is to be installed.

6. Unless you want to tag the resources in your stack or assign additional permissions, you can skip the following step and click “Next”.

7. At this stage, review the CloudFormation Template, CFS details and options. Check mark the “I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources” capability and click “Create“.

If successful IRPFC Cloud Formation Stack gets created.

8. To complete the IRP for Cloud Service setup go to the IRPFC satellite VM Web interface. Find and copy the IRP for Cloud instance assigned public IP address. Navigate using a web browser to the assigned resource, bypass the HTTPS message and proceed.

Login into the IRPFC satellite VM Web interface using the “admin” and the actual instance-id user credentials:After a successful login, accept the VM to send service specific data to the IRP for Cloud service.
9. At this point, the service is completely setup and a similar interface displays the status of various required components of the setup process.

Accessing the IRP for Cloud dashboard

Navigate to Use your cloud provider credentials to login. IRP for Cloud integrates with public cloud providers authentication services and you don’t need to create and maintain additional credentials.

Note: Customers with AWS accounts created after August 10, 2017 might experience problems signing into the IRP for Cloud Dashboard as such accounts are no longer connected to the account system. Create an Amazon account with the same email used to create your existing AWS account to be able to log in to

When accessing the IRP for Cloud dashboard for the very first time, you’ll be asked to provide the “Instance ID” and “Owner” details. These can be found under your IRPFC instance description section:

This is it. Now you should be able to see the comprehensive IRP for Cloud service statistics.

IRPFC Dashboard