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Obtaining and launching the CloudTAP ARM template

How to obtain and launch the Ciena​ CloudTAP ARM template.

The CloudTAP ARM template is listed in the Azure Marketplace. All Azure users are able to create CloudTAPs without having to contact Ciena and can integrate CloudTAP into their solution quickly and easily.

To create CloudTAPs, do the following steps:

  1. Log in to the Azure portal, Azure at http://portal.azure.com/ .
  2. Click New.
  3. Search for Ciena CloudTAP.
  4. Select Ciena CloudTAP in the results.
  5. Click Create in the next plane.
  6. Configure the following settings in Basics:
    1. Cluster Name:: The name to be used as a prefix for the resources created.
    2. Version: The Vyatta NOS version to use.
      It is suggested that you choose Latest.
    3. Standalone or HA Pair: Decide whether you want your CloudTAP to consist of a single vRouter or pair of vRouters to be created that you can configure for high availability.
    4. Username: The username of the administrative (admin) user to create.
    5. Authentication type: How the admin user should authenticate.
      This type can be either Password or SSH public key.
    6. Password: The password for the admin user that is to be created.
      Only applicable if the authentication type is Password.
    7. Confirm password: The same password again.
      Only applicable if the authentication type is Password.
    8. SSH public key: An OpenSSH RSA public key for the admin user
      Only applicable if the authentication type is SSH public key.
    9. Subscription: The Azure subscription to use to create the resources in this template.
    10. Resource group: The resource group in which to create the resources in this template.
    11. location: The Azure region in which to create the resources.
  7. Configure the following settings in Service Configuration:
    1. IP Address Name: The name of the public IP address that is assigned to the load balancer.
      This name can be an existing IP address or a new one.
    2. Domain Name Label: The name of the DNS record that is assigned for the public IP.
      Not applicable if using an existing IP address.
  8. Configure the following settings in Network Settings:
    1. Virtual Network: The virtual network in which to place the CloudTAP.
      This network can be an existing virtual network or a new one.
    2. Subnets: The subnet names and address prefixes of the three subnets the CloudTAP is to use.
      If you are using an existing virtual network, you must use existing subnets.
  9. Configure the following settings in Instance Configuration:
    1. CloudTAP VM Size: The VM size to use for the vRouters in the CloudTAP The first port number to use for SSH access to the CloudTAP vRouters.
      This port on the public IP is forwarded to port 22 of the first vRouter. If using an HA pair, the next port is forwarded to port 22 of the second vRouter.
    2. Storage Account Prefix: The prefix to use in the storage account names.
      This prefix must be unique.
    3. Storage Account Type: The type of storage account to create.
  10. Check that all settings look correct in Summary.
    You should see a banner saying Validation passed after a few seconds.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Read the Purchase page, and then click Purchase.
The ​ Ciena CloudTAP ARM template will be launched.