AWS Elastic Beanstalk Docker Setup

The following instructions use Docker to install Mattermost in Preview Mode for exploring product functionality. This configuration should not be used in production.

  1. From your AWS console select Elastic Beanstalk under the Compute section.
  2. Select Create New Application from the top right.
  3. Name your Elastic Beanstalk application and click Next,
  4. Select Create web server on the New Environment page.
  5. If asked, select Create an IAM role and instance profile, then click Next.
  6. On the Environment Type page,
    1. Set Predefined Configuration to Multi-Container Docker under the generic heading in the drop-down list.
    2. Set Environment Type to Single instance in the drop-down list.
    3. Click Next.
  7. For Application Source, select Upload your own and upload the file from (select version you’d like to use), then click Next.
  8. Type an Environment Name and URL. Make sure the URL is available by clicking Check availability, then click Next.
  9. The options on the Additional Resources page may be left at default unless you wish to change them. Click Next.
  10. On the Configuration Details page,
    1. Select an Instance Type of t2.small or larger.
    2. The remaining options may be left at their default values unless you wish to change them. Click Next.
  11. Environment tags may be left blank. Click Next.
  12. You will be asked to review your information, then click Launch.
  13. It may take a few minutes for beanstalk to launch your environment. If the launch is successful, you will see a see a large green checkmark and the Health status should change to “Green”.
  14. Test your environment by clicking the domain link next to your application name at the top of the dashboard. Alternatively, enter the domain into your browser in the form http://<your-ebs-application-url> You can also map your own domain if you wish. If everything is working correctly, the domain should navigate you to the Mattermost signup page. Enjoy exploring Mattermost!

Configuration Settings

See Configuration Settings documentation to customize your deployment.