Plan your Deployment Strategy for Aternity on-premise 10

To plan your Aternity on-premise deployment, you must choose the size, shape and contingencies to put into place for your deployment.

Plan your deployment of Aternity on-premise

Procedure

  1. Step 1 Size your deployment to determine the number of servers and their hardware requirements.

    Some Aternity components can share the same computer, depending on the size of your deployment.

    Size of deployment Description

    Trial deployment (up to 100 devices)

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    Trial POC deployment for Aternity on-premise

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    X-Small deployment (up to 5000 devices)

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    X-Small Aternity deployment

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    Small deployments (up to 20,000 devices)

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    Small sized Aternity deployment

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    Medium sized deployments (up to 40,000 devices)

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    Medium Aternity deployment

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    Large deployments (up to 70,000 devices

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    Large Aternity deployment

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    X-large deployments (up to 100,000 devices)

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    X-large Aternity deployment

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    XX-large deployments (up to 155,000 devices)

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    XX-large Aternity deployment

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    Important

    These specifications are provisional, and may change before Aternity 10 is formally released.

  2. Step 2 Secure your deployment to determine whether to implement secure HTTPS for external access to the system.
    Secure your connections to monitored devices and to users of the system
  3. Step 3 Choose the network topology of your deployment, which determines the placement of firewalls and any ports to open between them.
    Centralized deployment of Aternity on-premise
  4. Step 4 Choose a policy of redundancy, high availability (HA), backups and restore or disaster recovery (DR) procedures of your deployment.
    Implement redundancy via failover in Aternity
  5. Step 5 Prepare the operating systems and other software requirements for each server.
    Important

    Synchronize all Aternity components to have the same date, time AND time zone.

  6. Step 6 Perform your setup or upgrade of Aternity on-premise on the computers you prepared.
  7. Step 7 Plan and deploy Aternity Agent on devices, so they report their performance to Aternity
    Important

    Aternity on-premise 10 requires that devices ONLY run Aternity Agent 9.0.x, 9.1.7 or 9.2.5.

    Product Supported Aternity Agent
    Aternity 10.x

    Aternity Agent 9.0.x, 9.1.7 or 9.2.5 ONLY.

    Aternity 9.x

    Aternity Agent 9.0.x ONLY.

    Workflow for deploying Aternity Agent in your organization