You can install Humio manually following the steps found in overall installation guide, but we also provide a couple of easy installation options for AWS.
If you want to ship logs from AWS CloudWatch to Humio see the AWS CloudWatch Logs integration.
Use the following “Launch Stack” button to quickly try Humio on a new instance using a CloudFormation Template.
The template will create an instance and a data volume and start Humio in single-user mode.
When the template is done you can click on the output link to log into Humio - give it a few moments to start.
Log-in using the
developer user and use the EC2 instance ID of node running Humio as password.
Humio will listen for HTTP traffic on port 8080, but behind a single-user login page. You can restrict access based on IP range if wanted. For a production setup we advise you to put a HTTPS proxy in front of Humio or place it inside your VPC.
Choosing the right instance size depends on your ingest volume and usage patterns. As a general guideline the following table is a starting point for sizing your Humio instance.
You can see the CloudFormation template on GitHub:
Humio is available directly from the AWS Marketplace: