FAQ

Q: How much does this solution cost?

A: You are responsible for the cost of the AWS services used while running this solution. As of February 2021, the cost for running this solution with the default settings in the US East (N. Virginia) Region using two t3.small Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances in public subnets is approximately $54.80 per month, and $0.164 per GB of data sent from the AWS Cloud to your IoT devices. For more information about costs, refer to the Implementation Guide.

Q: Does this solution use NAT Gateways or AWS Global Accelerator?

A: This solution supports both NAT Gateways and AWS Global Accelerator. By default, these services are deactivated, but you can choose to activate them in the AWS CloudFormation template during deployment, or if deployed, by updating the stack. For more information about how these services are implemented, refer to the Implementation Guide.

Q: Does this solution employ monitoring services?

A: This solution includes a set of Amazon CloudWatch components to monitor and report on the state of the solution and provide email notifications using Amazon Simple Notification Service for important events, such as replacement or scaling out of instances.

Q: Does this solution require additional software licenses?

A: During deployment, third-party software packages are installed from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. This solution is licensed under Apache 2.0. Refer to the Implementation Guide for more information.

Q: Can I deploy this solution in any AWS Region?

A: Customers must deploy this solution in AWS Regions where AWS Systems Manager, Amazon CloudWatch Logs, and Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) are available. For more information, refer to the AWS Regional Services List.

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