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Desktop Requirements

  • All desktop users of the platform must have the latest version of Google Chrome installed on their desktops.
  • All desktop users must be able to connect to the EC2 instance over the port on which
    D s product
    is listening. Default is 3005.



D s product
enforces a maximum limit of 30 users.


Before you install the platform, please verify that the following steps have been completed.

  1. EULA. Before you begin, please review the End-User License Agreement. See See End-User License Agreement.

  2. SSH Key-pair. Please verify that there is an SSH key pair available to assign to the
    D s node

Install Steps - CloudFormation template

This install process creates the following:

  • D s node
    on an EC2 instance
  • An S3 bucket to store data
  • IAM roles and policies to access the S3 bucket from the
    D s node


  1. In the Marketplace listing, click Deploy into an existing VPC.
  2. Select Template: The template path is automatically populated for you.
  3. Specify Details:
    1. Stack Name: Display name of the application


      NOTE: Each instance of the

      D s platform
      should have a separate name.

    2. Instance Type: Only one instance type is enabled.

    3. Key Pair: Select the SSH pair to use for

      D s item

    4. Allowed HTTP Source: Please specify the IP address or range of address from which HTTP/HTTPS connections to the application are permitted.

    5. Allowed SSH Source: Please specify the IP address or range of address from which SSH connections to the EC2 instance are permitted.

  4. Options: None of these is required for installation. Specify your options as needed for your environment.
  5. Review: Review your installation and configured options.
    1. Select the checkbox at the end of the page.
    2. To launch the configured instance, click Create.
  6. In the Stacks list, select the name of your application. Click the Outputs tab and collect the following information. Instructions in how to use this information is provided later.
    1. No outputs appear until the stack has been created successfully.


      TrifactaUrl value

      URL and port number to which to connect to the

      D s item

      Users must connect to this IP address and port number to access.
      TrifactaBucketThe address of the default S3 bucketThis value must be applied through the application.
      TrifactaInstanceIdThe identifier for the instance of the platform

      This value is the default password for the admin account.


      NOTE: This password must be changed immediately.

  7. When the instance is spinning up for the first time, performance may be slow. When the instance is up, please navigate to the TrifactaUrl location:

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  8. When the login screen appears, enter the following:
    1. Username: admin@trifacta.local
    2. Password: (the TrifactaInstanceId value)


      NOTE: As soon as you login as an admin for the first time, you should change the password.

  9. From the application menu, select the Settings menu. Then, click Settings > Admin Settings
  10. In the Admin Settings page, you can configure many aspects of the platform, including user management tasks, and perform restarts to apply the changes.
    1. In the Search bar, enter the following:

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    2. Set the value of this setting to be the TrifactaBucket value that you collected from the Outputs tab.

  11. Click Save.

  12. When the platform restarts, you can begin using the product.

SSH Access

If you need to SSH to the

D s node
, you can use the following command:

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ssh -i <path_to_key_file> <userId>@<tri_node_DNS_or_IP>


Path to the key file stored on your local computer.

<userId>The user ID is always centos.

DNS or IP address of the

D s node