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IaC & Terraform

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Ensure you've visited our marketplace page and accepted the terms & conditions, and any private offers you may have been extended for your AWS account, first.

IMAGE IDENTIFIERS

keyvalue
owner-aliasaws-marketplace
product-codebz1yq0sc5ta99w5j7jjwzym8g
architecturex86_64

These filters will result in all the historic versions too. The latest among these is recommended.

TERRAFORM MODULES

You may want to consider our fully-working modules at the Terraform Registry, which include preconfigured high availability, load balancing and auto scaling. The examples within extend from the canonical terraform-aws-modules/vpc/aws module at the registry.

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CLOUDFORMATION

Equivalent CloudFormation templates are available on our GitHub profile.

DEPLOYMENT ESSENTIALS

For effective functioning, the DiscrimiNAT Firewall will need:

  1. A machine type with at least 2 vCPU and 2 GiB RAM. A t3.small should suffice where throughput requirements are basic and allowlists small. Otherwise a c6a.large (or c6i.large) makes a good choice for constant throughput. Talk to our DevSecOps to get the sizing right!
  2. An IAM policy that can read some EC2 metadata, write logs and set instance health (of itself). See the IAM Instance Profile page for details.
  3. Ability to forward IP packets with the SourceDestCheck property of the network interface turned off.
  4. A public IP with routing to the Internet via the AWS supplied Internet Gateway.

aws CLI EXAMPLE

Lookup

aws ec2 describe-images                                \
--query \
'sort_by(Images, &CreationDate)[-1].ImageId' \
--filters \
"Name=owner-alias,Values=aws-marketplace" \
"Name=product-code,Values=bz1yq0sc5ta99w5j7jjwzym8g" \
"Name=architecture,Values=x86_64" \
--no-cli-pager --output text