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Microsoft DirectX SDK on cloud

1-click AWS Deployment 1-click Azure Deployment 1-click Google Deployment

Overview

DirectX is the key multimedia handler on Microsoft-based computers, game consoles or smartphones. It consists of various APIs such as Direct3D, DirectDraw, DirectPlay, DirectSound or DirectMusic. All of which manage the connections between software and hardware.

This complete DirectX SDK contains the DirectX Runtime and all DirectX software, including updates to tools, utilities, samples and documentation, that is required to create DirectX compliant applications.

The kit comprises of redistributable runtime libraries. It provides developers with all the necessary tools, debug files and documentation that is required.

Microsoft DirectX SDK on Cloud runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure is built to create DirectX compliant applications.

Cognosys provides hardened images of Microsoft DirectX SDK on all public cloud i.e. AWS marketplace and Azure.

 

Microsoft  DirectX SDK on cloud For AWS

 

 

Features

Major Features of DirectX SDK

1. Easy to use tool.
2. Simple installation.
3. Manages 3D graphics on all platforms.
4. Contains many APIs.
5. Keeps your system updated.
6. Helps your system to work efficiently.

 

AWS

Installation Instructions For Windows

Note: How to find PublicDNS in AWS

Step 1) RDP  Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows  instance on AWS Cloud

1) Connect to the virtual machine using following RDP credentials:

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 3389

Username: To connect to the operating system, use RDP and the username is Administrator.
Password: Please Click here to know how to get password .

Step 2) Click the Windows “Start” button and select “All Programs” and then point to DirectX SDK .

Step 3) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be in your root folder “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft DirectX SDK (June 2010)”
2.Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

Note: Click on Desktop icon – Press start then App will open in browser.

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Installation Step by Step Screenshots

 

 

 


Google

Installation Instructions for Windows

Step 1) VM Creation:

  1. Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings.

2.You can see at this page, an overview of Cognosys Image as well as estimated cost of running the instance.

3.In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type etc.

Step 2) RDP Connection: To initialize the DB Server connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows instance on Google Cloud

Step 3) Database Login Details:

The below screen appears after successful deployment of the image.

successful deployment of the image

For local MySQL root password, please use the temporary password generated automatically during image creation as shown above.

i) Please connect to Remote Desktop as given in step 2 to ensure stack is properly configured and DB is initialized.
ii) You can use MySQL server instance as localhost, username root and password as shown above.

If you have closed the deployment page you can also get the MySQL root password from VM Details  “Custom metadata” Section.

Step 3) Application URL:

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4) Other Information:

1.Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22

2. To access Webmin interface for management please follow this link

Installation Instructions For Redhat

Step 1) VM Creation:

1.Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings.

 

2.You can see at this page, an overview of Cognosys Image as well as some estimated costs of VM.

 

3.In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type etc.

 

Step 2) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Redhat instance on Google Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to the virtual machine using SSH key

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Step 3) Database Login Details:

The below screen appears after successful deployment of the image.

successful deployment of the image

For local MySQL root password, please use the temporary password generated automatically during image creation as shown above.

i) Please connect to Remote Desktop as given in step 2 to ensure stack is properly configured and DB is initialized.
ii) You can use MySQL server instance as localhost, username root and password as shown above.

If you have closed the deployment page you can also get the MySQL root password from VM Details  “Custom metadata” Section

Step 4)Application URL:

Steps to configure the stack:

 

 

Step 5 ) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be in your web root folder

2.Default ports:

Windows Machines: RDP Port – 3389
Http: 80
Https: 443
Mysql ports: By default, these are not open on Public Endpoints. Mysql :3306

 

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