Configuring data proxy connections
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Requirements for a data proxy

The following are requirements for successfully impementing a data proxy host within your cloud destination:

  1. You must enter a valid HTTP/HTTPS string to submit the proxy. Invalid HTTP/HTTPS strings will be rejected at entry.
  2. You must create credentials for any cloud provider before you will be able to see any cloud provider on the list where you can configure a data proxy.
  3. When a data proxy is configured for a cloud provider, all data moving to that provider will pass through the data proxy.
  4. The data proxy host will will need to be instantiated with an HTTP/HTTPS proxy such as Squid running on it.
  5. The host IP space should BGP routable via VLAN attachment in your dedicated connection.

How to configure a data proxy

  1. Create your proxy host using your service of choice (such as an Amazon EC2 instance with an HTTP/HTTPS proxy such as Squid running on it).
  2. Login to Igneous
  3. Click on the cog icon in the bottom left, then select Cloud settings
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  4. Select the cloud vendor where you would like to configure your data proxy
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  5. Click Configure then input the data proxy host address and click Save
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  6. To edit an existing data proxy connection, click the three-vertical-dot icon at the right of the existing data proxy address, then click Edit, input the new address, and click Save
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  7. To remove an existing data proxy connection, click the three-vertical-dot icon at the right of the existing data proxy address, then click Clear
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