Amazon EC2

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The Halon SMTP software runs on Amazon EC2.

Launching the image

To launch it, you can either download the "raw" image and write it to the root (/dev/xvda) disk of a HVM machine yourself, or use our public AMIs. For other regions, please copy the AMI yourself.

Region AMI Link
us-east-1 ami-26d7844e  Launch
eu-west-1 ami-fd7fe88a  Launch

Getting started

  1. Create a new VM using whichever method you prefer
    • The provided SSH key won't be used
  2. Browse to its web admin on port 443
  3. Login with username and password "admin" (the SSH keys you choose in EC2 arn't used)
  4. Choose a new password in the getting started guide
  5. Once the getting started guide is completed, you will be redirected to the web admin's overview page
  6. Go the System > Hardware page and choose "System disk" as storage device (the system will reboot)