reference deployment

iBASEt Solumina on the AWS Cloud

Deploy the iBASEt Digital Suite for manufacturing, quality, and sustainment

The iBASEt software solution portfolio improves manufacturing productivity, quality, and compliance by providing real-time visibility and control to operators, supervisors, and plant managers. Built on Solumina, the iBASEt technology platform, these solutions allow operators to be more productive, IT departments to implement new Industry 4.0 technologies, and companies to cut costs while improving responsiveness to change.

This Quick Start builds a Solumina environment on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud that does the following:

  • Streamlines manufacturing productivity, quality, and compliance.
  • Integrates quality management as part of the production process.
  • Simplifies the execution of maintenance, repair, and overhaul processes.

The Quick Start is for developers who want to deploy the iBASEt Digital Suite on the AWS Cloud. It includes AWS CloudFormation templates that set up each Solumina environment in about 1.5–2 hours.


This Quick Start was created by iBASEt in
collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  •  What you'll build
  •  How to deploy
  •  Cost and licenses
  •  What you'll build
  • This Quick Start sets up the following:

    • A highly available architecture that spans three Availability Zones.*
    • A virtual private cloud (VPC) configured with public and private subnets, according to AWS best practices, to provide you with your own virtual network.*
    • In the public subnets:
      • Managed network address translation (NAT) gateways to allow outbound internet access for resources in the private subnets.*
      • A Linux bastion host in an Auto Scaling group to allow inbound Secure Shell (SSH) access to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances in public and private subnets.*
    • In the private subnets, installed as high-availability clusters:
      • iBASEt's proprietary software.
      • Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES).
      • A MongoDB resource.
      • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS).
    • An Application Load Balancer to route traffic to the Solumina web application over HTTPS.
    • Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).
    • An Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket for storing Quick Start assets.
    • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) to provide on-demand scaling and management of AWS Cloud services and resources.

    * The template that deploys the Quick Start into an existing VPC skips the components marked by asterisks and prompts you for your existing VPC configuration.

  •  How to deploy
  • To deploy the Solumina environment, follow the instructions in the deployment guide. The deployment process includes these steps:

    1. Sign in to your AWS account, and choose one of the following options to launch the AWS CloudFormation template.
    2. Check the AWS Region. This is where the network infrastructure for iBASEt will be built. The template is launched in the US East (Ohio) Region by default.

    Note     This deployment includes Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), which is not currently supported in all AWS Regions. For a current list of supported Regions, see Service Endpoints and Quotas in the AWS documentation.

    Important     This Quick Start does not support shared subnets. The subnets require NAT gateways in their routing tables to allow the instances to download packages and software without exposing them to the internet.

    Amazon may share user-deployment information with the AWS Partner that collaborated with AWS on the Quick Start.  

  •  Cost and licenses
  • This Quick Start requires a Solumina license. To use the Quick Start in your evaluation of the software or in a production environment, please contact your iBASEt sales representative, or send an email to Use the software to register your license.

    You are responsible for the cost of the AWS services used while running this Quick Start reference deployment. There is no additional cost for using the Quick Start.

    The AWS CloudFormation template for this Quick Start includes configuration parameters that you can customize. Some of these settings, such as instance type, will affect the cost of deployment. For cost estimates, see the pricing pages for each AWS service you will be using. Prices are subject to change.

    Tip     After you deploy the Quick Start, we recommend that you enable the AWS Cost and Usage Report to track costs associated with the Quick Start. This report delivers billing metrics to an S3 bucket in your account. It provides cost estimates based on usage throughout each month, and finalizes the data at the end of the month. For more information about the report, see the AWS documentation.