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Deliver an appliance to Amazon S3


AWS account required
You need an Amazon AWS account to perform this Test Case
  1. Prepare your environment
  2. Put the following BoxGrinder config into a file named: /root/.boxgrinder/config. Insert appropriate values, see:, for more information.
    access_key: AWS_ACCESS_KEY                        # (required)
    secret_access_key: AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY          # (required)
    bucket: stormgrind-test                           # (required)
    account_number: 0000-0000-0000                    # (required)
    path: /images                                     # default: /
    cert_file: /home/a/cert-ABCD.pem                  # required only for ami type
    key_file: /home/a/pk-ABCD.pem                     # required only for ami type
BoxGrinder Build config file location
The default location for this file is /root/.boxgrinder/config. You can put this file in different location by specifying BG_CONFIG_FILE environment variable.

How to test

  1. Execute
    boxgrinder-build boxgrinder-appliances/testing-appliances/jeos-appls/fedora-15-jeos.appl -p ec2 -d ami --trace
  2. Launch an instance of your new JEOS AMI, it should have been registered automatically
  3. Log in via SSH with user: ec2user password: boxgrinder
  4. Run the following Test Case in the VM: QA:Network_basic_test_case

Expected Results

The following must be true to consider this a successful test run.

  1. Step #1 completes without error (indicated on console)
  2. Program completes with exit code 0
  3. AMI boots successfully, and can log into the EC2 appliance without error
  4. QA:Network_basic_test_case is performed successfully on the new appliance