Creating an instance of Ivanti Standalone Sentry on AWS

Ivanti Standalone Sentry is packaged as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) and is available in multiple AWS regions. It is available on AWS community as a public AMI.

Before you begin 

Verify that you have a valid AWS account.

Verify that the system and memory requirements are met as mentioned in the Ivanti Standalone Sentry Installation on Amazon Web Services section.

Verify that port 22 is open when the instance is created. SSH is enabled by default in the instance.

The source IP must be decided by the administrator.


1. Log in to AWS with admin credentials.
2. On the AWS services page, click EC2 under Compute.
3. Expand Images and select AMIs in the left pane.
4. Select Public Images from the drop-down list in the right pane.
5. Search for Sentry using Sentry-MobileIron as the keyword. Select the latest version of Sentry from the list and click Launch.
6. On Step 2: Choose Instance Type page, select General purpose - t2.medium as the instance type and click Next: Configure Instance Details.
7. On Step 3: Configure Instance Details page, retain the default values, and click Next: Add Storage.
: Verify that the Auto Assigned Public IP is enabled.
8. On Step 4: Add Storage page, retain the default values and click Next: Add Tags.
9. On Step 5: Add tags page, retain the default values and click Next: Configure Security Group.
10. On Step 6: Configure Security Group page, select Select an existing security group and select launch-wizard-1. Click Review and Launch.
11. Select the existing key pair for SSH and the acknowledgment. After a successful launch, the launch status is displayed.

For more information RSA keys, see Working with RSA Keys for SSH Access.

Next steps 

Go to Setting the initial configuration of Ivanti Standalone Sentry on AWS.