Verifying limits for node instances

You can increase the following AWS limits before deploying the Cloud Edition cluster. The limits are per region. Verify the limits in the region where the cluster is set to deploy.

Before you begin

Running On-Demand EC2 instances: This limit is for all types of EC2 instances in the region. The limit must be large enough to accommodate the node instances and any other instances in the region.


To verify and increase the limits, complete the following steps:

  1. Log in to the Amazon AWS console and select EC2. The EC2 Dashboard appears.
  2. In the left frame of the EC2 dashboard, select Limits.
  3. Scroll down and find the limits. If the current limit for either of the above is too low, click Request limit increase.
  4. Complete the form and click Submit.