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Chef Server on AWS
Quick Start Reference Deployment Guide

Step 2. Subscribe to the Chef Server AMI

  1. Visit the AWS Marketplace at https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace and select the version of the Chef Server AMI that supports the number of nodes specific to your environment. For this example, we’ll select Chef Server with 5 free nodes.

    
                        Selecting the Chef Server AMI

    Figure 5: Selecting the Chef Server AMI

  2. Sign in to your AWS account. Select the Manual Launch option for the AMI and choose Accept Terms.

    
                        Accepting the Terms of the Chef Server AMI

    Figure 6: Accepting the Terms of the Chef Server AMI

    After you accept the terms, you’ll receive a notice that your subscription will be completed in a few moments.

    
                        Chef Server AMI Subscription Confirmation

    Figure 7: Chef Server AMI Subscription Confirmation

  3. Wait for email confirmation from the AWS Marketplace notifying you that you are able to use this software in AWS. After you receive this confirmation, you are ready to launch the Chef stack.