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Getting started

The following topics outline the process of getting started with software products as a Amazon Web Services Marketplace China subscriber.

To choose your software:

  1. Navigate to Amazon Web Services Marketplace China. The Categories pane contains the list of categories you can choose from. You can also quickly find your interested products by several search filters such as pricing options, vendors and deliver methods, or by search bar through keywords.
  2. Choose the product.
  3. On the product details page, review the product information. If you decide this is the right software choice for you, choose Continue. The product details page includes additional information such as:
    • Support offering
    • Highlights
    • Detailed product description
    • Pricing details for instance type in each Region (for AMIs)
    • Additional resources to help you get started
    • Customer rating

To subscribe your software:

  1. Sign in to Amazon Web Services Marketplace China with your Amazon Web Services China account.
  2. Choose Continue to Subscription. You can review the pricing information and check the terms for this software.
  3. Choose Accept Terms to subscribe to this software. Subscribing to a product means that you agree to the pricing terms and the seller’s EULA.

To configure your software:

  1. Choose Continue to Configuration.
  2. On the Configure this software page, choose fulfillment methods, software version and region that you want to launch the instance in. You can choose the Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region or the Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region. AMI ID can be found on this page.

To launch your software using Launch from Website:

  1. Choose Continue to Launch.
  2. On the Launch this software page, choose Launch from Website.
  3. You can choose several basic settings including instance types VPC, subnet, security group and key pair. You can also check usage instructions.
  4. Choose Launch from Website to launch your software.

To launch your software using Launch through EC2:

  1. Choose Continue to Launch.
  2. On the Launch this software page, choose Launch through EC2 and click Launch. You will be directed to Amazon EC2 console.
  3. On the Amazon EC2 console, follow the instructions to complete the Launch Instance Wizard and launch your instance.

To launch your software using Amazon CloudFormation Templates:

  1. On the Configure this software page, choose CloudFormation Template in the fulfillment option.
  2. Choose Continue to Launch.
  3. On the Launch this software page, choose Launch CloudFormation and click Launch. You will be directed to Amazon CloudFormation console with the Amazon S3 URL of the template automatically attached.
  4. On the Amazon CloudFormation console, follow the instructions to create stacks.

To manage your software:

  1. Sign in to Amazon Web Services Marketplace China with your Amazon Web Services China account, and choose Your Marketplace Software on the top right corner to visit Amazon Web Services Marketplace Subscription console.
  2. Use the Amazon Web Services Marketplace Subscription console to manage your software subscriptions. On the Amazon Web Services Marketplace Subscription console, you can do the following:
    • View your instance status by product
    • View your product usage instructions
    • View terms of your product
    • Run a new instance
    • Cancel your subscription
    • Write a review
    • Contact the vendor
    • Link to the Amazon Web Services Management Console to manage your instances

Frequently asked questions:

Who should use Amazon Web Services Marketplace China?

Customers interested in commercial and free IT and business software, including software infrastructure, security, developer tools, and business applications should visit Amazon Web Services Marketplace China.

How do I cancel a software subscription in Amazon Web Services Marketplace China?

At any time, customers can cancel their software subscriptions in Amazon Web Services Marketplace China through Amazon Web Services Marketplace Subscription console. To visit AAmazon Web Services Marketplace Subscription console, you should log in to Amazon Web Services Marketplace China with your Amazon Web Services China account and then click Your Marketplace Software on the top right corner on Amazon Web Services Marketplace China website.

How many instances of a subscription can I run?

Amazon EC2 initially limits the number of instances you can run to 20 per Region. If you need more instances, complete the Amazon EC2 instance request form. Your request for instances is tied to the Region that you request them for. For more information on making a request to increase a limit, see Amazon Web Services Limits.

Do I need special technical knowledge to run the software that I find in Amazon Web Services Marketplace China?

Yes. These server-based products might require technical knowledge or IT support to set up and maintain. For information on Amazon EC2 basics, see the Amazon EC2 guide.