Install GigaVUE-FM on AWS

You can deploy GigaVUE-FM using the AWS CloudFormation Templates (CFT) found in the AWS Marketplace or deploy the latest GigaVUE-FM instance manually using the public images (AMI) through the AWS EC2.

You can launch GigaVUE-FM in AWS using one of the following methods:

Launch GigaVUE-FM using CFT

Refer to the following topics for details:

Launch GigaVUE-FM from AWS Marketplace

To launch the GigaVUE-FM instance from the AWS Marketplace:

  1. Login to your AWS account.
  2. Go to
  3. In the Search field, type Gigamon and click Search.
  4. Select the latest GigaVUE Cloud Suite version link from the list for Gigamon products.
  5. Click Continue to Subscribe. The Subscribe to this software page is displayed, where the complete detail about the product is described.
  6. Click Continue to Configuration. The Configure this software page is displayed.
  7. In the Configure this software page, select the following:
    1. From the Fulfillment option drop-down list, select Auto Deploy GigaVUE-FM using AWS CFT.
    2. From the Software version drop-down list, select the latest version.
    3. From the Region drop-down list, select the appropriate region.
    4. Click Continue to Launch. The Launch this Software page is displayed.
  8. In the Launch this Software page, from the Choose Action drop-down, select Launch CloudFormation.
  9. Click Launch. The Create Stack page is displayed.

Configure an AWS CloudFormation Stack

To configure CloudFormation Stack:

  1. In the Create Stack page, enter or select the following details:
    1. Specify a Template and Template source for the Stack.
    2. Click Next. The Specify stack details page is displayed.
  2. In the Specify stack details page, enter or select the following details:
    1. In the Stack name field, enter a name for the stack.
    2. Enter or select the following details for the Parameters.



      GigaVUE-FM Instance Configuration

      Instance Type

      Select m4.xlarge as the minimum instance type for GigaVUE-FM

      Note:  Do not select the t2 instance types as they are not supported.

      Key Pair

      Select the name of an existing Amazon EC2 key pair.

      Volume Size

      The default volume size is 40 GB. You can change the volume size based on your requirement.

      GigaVUE-FM Network Configuration

      VPC ID

      Select the existing VPC ID.


      Select the existing public subnet ID.

      GigaVUE-FM Security Group Configuration

      SSH Location

      Enter the IP address or subnet that requires SSH access to the GigaVUE-FM instance.

      CIDR IP

      Enter the CIDR block where GigaVUE-FM would be deployed to allow management port access to the other components.

    3. Click Next. The Configure stack options page is displayed.
  3. In the Configure stack options page, enter or select the following details.
    1. In the Tags section, enter the key and value pairs. Click Add tag to add new tags and click Remove to remove tags.
    2. In the Permissions section, select the IAM roles for the CloudFormation. Refer to AMI and Permissions for detailed information on the required IAM roles.
    3. In the Stack failure options section, select a behavior for stack failures.
    4. In the Advanced options section, select the required stack policy and notification options.
    5. Click Next. The Review page is displayed.
  4. In the Review page, review the complete details and then select the I acknowledge that AWS CloudFormation might create IAM resources check box.
  5. Click Create Stack to deploy GigaVUE-FM in AWS.

Launch GigaVUE-FM using an Instance in AMI

To launch GigaVUE-FM using a public image:

  1. Login to the AWS EC2.
  2. From the navigation pane, select Images > AMIs. The Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) page appears.
  3. Select the latest GigaVUE-FM public image and click Launch instance from image. The Instance launch wizard is displayed.
  4. In the Instance Launch wizard, select or enter the details in the respective tabs. Refer to the following table for details.



    1. Choose AMI

    Select the latest GigaVUE-FM public image.

    2. Choose Instance Type

    Select m4.xlarge as the minimum instance type for GigaVUE-FM

    Note:  Do not select the t2 instance types as they are not supported.

    3. Configure Instance

    Select the instance details by your requirements like VPC, Subnet (management network), IAM Role, and more.

    Refer to Permissions and Privileges for detailed information on the required IAM roles.

    • You can also launch your instance into an Auto Scaling Group.
    • You can launch multiple instances from the same AMI.

    4. Add Storage

    Select Add New Volume, select a Snapshot, and enter 40 (GiB) as the Size for the new volume in addition to the Root volume 40 (GiB).

    5. Add Tags

    Enter the key-value pair information for the instances and volumes.

    6. Configure Security Group

    Select an existing security group or select the protocol type, CIDR IP, and other details for a new security group. For security group values, refer Security Group , and Security Group .

    7. Review

    Review your instance launch details.

  5. In the Review tab, click Launch.

If the page prompts you to specify key pair, select an existing key pair from the drop-down or create a new key pair.