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Automation Suite on Linux Installation Guide
Last updated Feb 13, 2024

AWS deployment parameters

This page documents the AWS parameters you need to configure when deploying Automation Suite to AWS.

Important:

The Template-hosting S3 Region parameter must match exactly the AWS region in which you try to deploy. If the region does not match, the deployment does not succeed.

Keep the default settings for the parameters labeled Quick Start S3 bucket name, Quick Start S3 bucket Region, and Quick Start S3 key prefix. If these input parameters are altered, the deployment does not succeed.

Table 1. Availability Zone configuration

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

Availability Zones

(AvailabilityZones)
  • New VPC

Requires input

Choose up to three Availability Zones to use for the VPC subnets.

Number of Availability Zones

(NumberOfAZs)
  • New VPC

2

Choose the number of Availability Zones to use in the VPC. This must match the number of AZs selected in the Availability Zones parameter.

Deploy Bastion host

  • Existing VPC

true

Deploy a Bastion host inside the public subnet.

Table 2. Network configuration

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

VPC CIDR

  • Existing VPC

10.0.0.0/16

VPC CIDR block. Example: x.y.0.0/16, x.y.z.0/24.

VPC ID

  • Existing VPC

Requires Input

ID of the existing VPC.

Public Subnets IDs

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

List of public subnet IDs to deploy the internet-facing Load Balancer and the Bastion host.

Private Subnets IDs

  • Existing VPC

Requires Input

List of private subnet IDs.

Table 3. Automation Suite instance configuration

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

Instance key pair

(KeyPairName)
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Requires input

Existing key pair to connect to virtual machine (VM) instances.

Instance AMI id

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

AMI ID to be used for the creation of the EC2 instances of the cluster.

When AMI ID is not specified, the default version deployed is RHEL 8.3 for non GPU VM and RHEL 8.2 for GPU VM.

GPU instance AMI id

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

AMI ID to be used for the creation of the GPU enabled EC2 instance.

IAM Role ARN

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

ARN of a pre-deployed IAM Role with sufficient permissions for the deployment.

IAM Role name

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

Name of a pre-deployed IAM Role with sufficient permissions for the deployment

Table 4. Automation Suite deployment configuration

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

Specify Deployment Type

(MultiNode)
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

SingleNode

Install Automation Suite in single-node evaluation mode or multi-node HA-ready production mode.

Enable cluster backup

  • New VPC – backup is enabled by default but not exposed as a parameter
  • Existing VPC

true

Enable the cluster backup.

Load Balancer (UseLevel7LoadBalancer)
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

ALB

Select either an Application Load Balancer (ALB) or a Network Load Balancer (NLB). If you select a Network Load Balancer, then you need to manually configure the TLS certificates post deployment.

Perform Installation

  • Existing VPC

true

Perform the Automation Suite installation.

Automation Suite Version

(UiPathVersion)
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC
eg. 22.10.0

UiPath version to install

Installer download URL

  • Existing VPC

false

Choose to add a GPU-enabled VM to the deployment.

Extra configuration keys

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

Extra configuration keys to add to the cluster configuration.

Disable presigned URL

  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

false

Choose true to enable or disable objectstore access via pre-signed URLs.

Table 5. Automation Suite service configuration

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

Services Install flags

(multiple)

  • Existing VPC

true

Choose if the specific service is installed in the cluster.

Table 6: Automation Suite external registry configuration

Figure 1.

Parameter label

Template

Default value

Description

ExternalRegistryFQDN
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC
Blank stringExternal registry Fully Qualified Domain Name
ExternalRegistryUsername
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC
Blank stringExternal registry username.
ExternalRegistryPassword
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC
Blank stringExternal registry password.

Table 7. AI Center with external Orchestrator

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

Connect AI Center to an external Orchestrator

  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

false

Register AI Center to an external Orchestrator.

Orchestrator URL

  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Blank string

URL of the external Orchestrator.

Example: https://my-orchestrator.net

Identity URL

  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Blank string

URL of the Identity server used.

Example: https://my-orchestrator.net/identity

Base64 encoded Orchestrator certificate

  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Blank string

Base64 encoded string Orchestrator certificate

Example: UExBQ0VIT0xERVI=

Base64 encoded Identity certificate

  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Blank string

Base64 encoded string Identity certificate

Example: UExBQ0VIT0xERVI=

Table 8. DNS or SSL configuration

Parameter label (name)

Templates

Default value

Description

Cluster FQDN

(UiPathFQDN)
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Requires input

Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) for Automation Suite. This must be either a subdomain or root domain of the of ID of Route 53 hosted zone parameter.

ID of Route 53 hosted zone

(HostedZoneID)
  • New VPC
  • Existing VPC

Blank string

ID of Route 53 hosted zone or leave blank. For details, see Valid domain name.

If you deploy to AWS GovCloud, you must associate the Route53 resource for your custom domain with the existing VPC.

ARN of the ACM hosted certificate to use

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

ARN of the certificate present in the ACM (Amazon Certificate Manager) to use with the ALB.

This parameter is mandatory if you deploy to AWS GovCloud.

Use Internal Load Balancer

  • Existing VPC

false

Choose if you want to use an internal load balancer.

Table 9. RDS configuration

Parameter label (name)

Template

Default value

Description

Engine of SQL Server deployed on RDS

  • Existing VPC

sqlserver-se

Choose the RDS Microsoft SQL engine.

Version of SQL Server deployed on RDS

  • Existing VPC

15.00

Choose the RDS Microsoft SQL version.

KMS Key Id used to encrypt RDS storage

  • Existing VPC

Blank string

KMS Key ID to use for the encryption of the RDS storage.

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