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Denodo Platform for AWS 8.0 BYOL Quick Start Guide

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Denodo Platform (BYOL) for AWS Marketplace has been replaced by Denodo Enterprise (BYOL) for AWS Marketplace starting in February 2022.


Denodo Platform, the data virtualization leader for unifying enterprise data and delivering data services for the business, is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a bring your own license (BYOL) virtual machine (VM)..

The VM image contains an Amazon Linux 2 Server with the latest version of Denodo Solution Manager, optimized for use with the AWS EC2. Once the Denodo Solution Manager is deployed, it allows to create and manage the Denodo Platform environments on AWS.

Thank you for your confidence in Denodo and choosing the Denodo Platform for AWS as your data virtualization technology!

This quick start guide will give you an overview of the Denodo Platform and how to quickly start building data virtualization solutions on AWS.

Denodo Platform for AWS BYOL Usage Instructions

First Steps

The Denodo Platform for BYOL offers the flexibility of instantiating a Denodo deployment under your AWS account. Therefore it is expected that you already have an AWS account that you can use to logon to the AWS Marketplace.

You are responsible for operating your own AWS account. You can create and launch your Denodo Platform for AWS BYOL instance using that AWS Account.

The high level list of steps needed to provision and configuring your Denodo Platform BYOL on Azure is the following:

  1. Previous Step: Obtain a Denodo Platform license.
  2. Launch the Denodo Platform BYOL instance
  3. Install a Denodo Platform license.
  4. Start Denodo Platform services.
  5. Log in the Denodo Solution Manager
  6. Create your first Denodo Environment


1- Previous Step: Obtain a Denodo Platform License

This is a BYOL offering and requires you to work with Denodo directly to obtain licenses.

If you currently do not hold a license agreement for Denodo Platform, please contact Denodo directly to pursue a license to use the software.

2- Launch the Denodo Platform BYOL Instance

Log on to the AWS Marketplace, search for the Denodo Platform 8.0 (BYOL) listing, and launch the instance through the EC2 Console.

3- Install the Denodo Platform License

Once you have a Denodo Platform license file, log in as the ec2-user in the Denodo Platform for AWS BYOL instance through SSH Connection.

Copy the Denodo Platform license file to the AWS instance, rename it as denodo.lic, and save it in the /opt/denodo/denodo-solution-manager-8.0/conf directory.

4- Start Denodo Platform Services

Logged in as the ec2-user user through SSH Connection and once a Denodo Platform license is installed you can start enjoying Denodo Platform.

You have to start the Denodo service by executing:

$ sudo service denodo start &

As an optional step, you can enable the service at boot time with the following command:

$ sudo chkconfig --level 2345 denodo on

5- Log in the Solution Manager

Once the Denodo license is installed and the service is started you can log in the Denodo Solution Manager webtool.

Check first the list of Supported Browsers for Solution Manager admin tool.

Then use a supported browser to point to the following URL:


Denodo Solution Manager default administrator user is admin with the current instance name as default password. You should change the administrator password as soon as possible to ensure that you are operating under a secure environment.

6- Create your first Denodo Environment

Once logged in the Denodo Solution Manager you can create Denodo Environments.

You can find more information through the Quick Start Guide with Automatic Cloud Mode.

Further Recommended Steps

Once you are all set to start building your data virtualization solutions on AWS, we recommend that you check out all the available information:

You can always post your question directly on the Q&A section, a moderated forum on our Community Site, where the Denodo Team plus data virtualization professionals and enthusiasts will assist you. Our community is knowledgeable and tenacious and there's no question without a valid answer. Technical resources such as product documentation, Knowledge Base articles, step-by-step tutorials, and how-to videos are also available.

If you want to chat with one of our Cloud specialists, you can send an email to cloud.solutions@denodo.com with the subject “Cloud advisor meeting request”.