Deploy core infrastructure for data retrieval

Create Main Resources

The first step is to create a set of reusable resources and respective data collection modules

  1. Log into your Optimization Data Collector account (dedicated linked account for cost optimization work - recommended). Click Launch CloudFormation template if you are deploying to your Cost Optimization linked account.

Or if you wish to keep this on your local machine please copy CloudFormation template locally and deploy with your preferred method of choice:

  1. Click Next. Images/upload_templates3.png

  2. Call the stack OptimizationDataCollectionStack and fill Deployment parameters. The Role mentioned in Multi Account Role Name parameter will be deployed in the next step. Select the Code bucket for the region you are deploying in and fill Management Account Id. You have the option to change the name of your access roles, if you do please make the same changes in the Role for Management Account and the Read Only roles for Data Collector deployments.

Under available modules section select modules which you would like to deploy. Detailed description of each module can be found here Click Next and Next again Images/Main_CF_Parameters.png

When selecting Compute Optimizer module provide additionally a comma separated list of regions where need to collect Compute Optimizer data. Make sure you have a right to deploy S3 buckets in these regions.

  1. Tick the boxes and click Create stack. Images/Tick_Box.png

  2. Wait until your CloudFormation has a status of CREATE_COMPLETE. Images/Main_CF_Deployed.png