Launching a gateway - AWS Storage Gateway

Launching a gateway

You can launch any of the three storage gateways on the appliance—file gateway, volume gateway (cached), or tape gateway.

To launch a gateway on your hardware appliance

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Storage Gateway console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/storagegateway/home.

  2. Choose Hardware.

  3. For Actions, choose Launch Gateway.

  4. For Gateway Type, choose the type of gateway you want to create.

    Note

    Storage Gateway offers the following gateway types:

  5. For Gateway name, enter a name for your gateway. Names can be 255 characters long and can't include a slash character.

  6. Choose Launch gateway.

The Storage Gateway software for your chosen gateway type installs on the appliance. It can take up to 5–10 minutes for a gateway to show up as online in the console.

To assign a static IP address to your installed gateway, you next configure the gateway's network interfaces so your applications can use it.

Next step

Configuring an IP address for the gateway