Working with Outposts and sites - AWS Outposts

Working with Outposts and sites

Manage Outposts and sites for AWS Outposts.

You can tag Outposts and sites to help you identify them or categorize them according to your organization's needs. For more information about tagging, see Tagging AWS Resources in the AWS General Reference Guide.

Manage Outposts

AWS Outposts includes hardware and virtual resources known as Outposts. Use this section to create and manage Outposts, including changing the name, and adding or viewing details or tags.

To create an Outpost

  1. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  2. On the navigation pane, choose Outposts.

  3. Choose Create Outpost.

  4. Choose a hardware type for this Outpost.

  5. Enter a name and description for your Outpost.

  6. Select an Availability Zone for your Outpost.

  7. (Optional) Choose Private connectivity option. For VPC and Subnet, select a VPC and subnet in the same AWS account and Availability Zone as your Outpost.

    Note

    If you need to undo the private connectivity for your Outpost, you must contact AWS Enterprise Support. For more information, see Service link private connectivity using VPC.

  8. From Site ID, do one of the following:

    • To select an existing site, choose the site.

    • To create a new site, choose Create site, click Next, and enter the information about your site in the new window.

      After you create the site, return to this window to select the site. You may need to refresh the site list to see the new site. To refresh your data, choose the refresh icon ( ).

      For more information, see Manage Outpost sites.

  9. Choose Create Outpost.

    Tip

    To add capacity to your new Outpost, you must place an order.

Use the following steps to edit the name and description of an Outpost.

To edit the Outpost name and description

  1. Open the AWS Outposts console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/outposts/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. On the navigation pane, choose Outposts.

  4. Select the Outpost, and then choose Actions, Edit Outpost.

  5. Modify the name and description.

    For Name, enter the name.

    For Description, enter the description.

  6. Choose Save changes.

Use the following steps to view the details of an Outpost.

To view the Outpost details

  1. Open the AWS Outposts console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/outposts/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. On the navigation pane, choose Outposts.

  4. Select the Outpost, and then choose Actions, View details.

You can also use the AWS CLI to view Outpost details.

To view Outpost details with the AWS CLI

Use the following steps to manage tags on an Outpost.

To manage the Outpost tags

  1. Open the AWS Outposts console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/outposts/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. On the navigation pane, choose Outposts.

  4. Select the Outpost, and then choose Actions, Manage tags.

  5. Add or remove a tag.

    To add a tag, choose Add new tag and do the following:

    • For Key, enter the key name.

    • For Value, enter the key value.

    To remove a tag, choose Remove to the right of the tag’s key and value.

  6. Choose Save changes.

Manage Outpost sites

The customer-managed physical buildings where AWS will install your Outpost. A site must meet the facility, networking, and power requirements for your Outpost. For more information, see Outpost site requirements.

To create an Outpost site

  1. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  2. On the navigation pane, choose Sites.

  3. Choose Create site.

  4. Choose a supported hardware type for the site.

  5. Enter a name, description, and operating address for your site. If you chose to support racks at the site, enter the following information:

    • Max weight – Specify the maximum rack weight that this site can support.

    • Power draw – Specify in kVA the power draw available at the hardware placement position for the rack.

    • Power option – Specify the power option that you can provide for hardware.

    • Power connector – Specify the power connector that AWS should plan to provide for connections to the hardware.

    • Power feed drop – Specify whether the power feed comes above or below the rack.

    • Uplink speed – Specify the uplink speed the rack should support for the connection to the Region.

    • Number of uplinks – Specify the number of uplinks for each Outpost network device that you intend to use to connect the rack to your network.

    • Fiber type – Specify the type of fiber that you will use to attach the Outpost to your network.

    • Optical standard – Specify the type of optical standard that you will use to attach the Outpost to your network.

    • Notes – Specify notes about a site.

  6. Read the facility requirements and choose I have read the facility requirements.

  7. Choose Create site.

Use the following steps to edit the name and description of on an Outpost site.

To edit the site name and description

  1. Open the AWS Outposts console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/outposts/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. On the navigation pane, choose Sites.

  4. Select the Outpost, and then choose Actions, Edit site.

  5. Modify the name and description.

    For Name, enter the name.

    For Description, enter the description.

  6. Choose Save changes.

Use the following steps to view the details of an Outpost site.

To view the site details

  1. Open the AWS Outposts console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/outposts/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. On the navigation pane, choose Sites.

  4. Select the site, and then choose Actions, View details.

Use the following steps to manage tags on an Outpost site.

To manage the site tags

  1. Open the AWS Outposts console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/outposts/.

  2. To change the AWS Region, use the Region selector in the upper-right corner of the page.

  3. On the navigation pane, choose Sites.

  4. Select the site, and then choose Actions, Manage tags.

  5. Add or remove a tag.

    To add a tag, choose Add new tag and do the following:

    • For Key, enter the key name.

    • For Value, enter the key value.

    To remove a tag, choose Remove to the right of the tag’s key and value.

  6. Choose Save changes.