This will create platform
super-userwhich is used to bootstrap
new Athena environment keys. Do
notuse this user to
run and deployenvironments.
Athena by default runs in AWS. There is no tight lock-in in AWS and it is possible to run Athena on any infrastructure but nevertheless AWS is default target and this guide will focus on starting new Athena platform instance in an empty AWS account.
AWS Athena super-user
- Open AWS IAM.
- Open Groups, create new group
- Attach AWS policies
AmazonEC2FullAccess, IAMFullAccessto a group.
- Add IAM user to newly created group and download users AWS access ID and KEY
Athena needs a publicly registered domain (for example
that is hosted in AWS Route53 to be able to add publicly accessible host records for deployed services.
SSL keys and certificates
wild-card (for example: with CN
SSL certificate to be able to expose athenapaas.com domain deployed
services (for example: service https://redmine-test-dev.yourproductiondomain.com)
Simple email Service
Athena uses AWS SES to send platform generated emails.
It is necessary to setup and validate
FROM email addresses in AWS SES
that will be used to send out platform emails.
Common name for
FROM address to be validated is