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Orchard CMS on Cloud

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

Overview

Orchard is a free, open source, community-focused Content Management System built on the ASP.NET MVC platform. Orchard is built on a modern architecture that puts extensibility up-front, as its number one concern. All components in Orchard can be replaced or extended.
Content is built from easily composable building blocks. Modules extend the system in a very decoupled fashion, where a commenting module for example can as easily apply to pages, blog posts, photos or products. A rich UI composition system completes the picture and ensures that you can get the exact presentation that you need for your content.

Secureanycloud Provides Hardened images of Orchard on the cloud ( AWS marketplace, Azure and Google Cloud Platform).

Orchard is owned by Orchard (https://orchardproject.net/) and they own all related trademarks and IP rights for this software.

Deploy Orchard securely on cloud i.e. AWS marketplace, Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Secured Orchard CMS on Windows 2012 R2

Orchard CMS on Cloud for AWS

Orchard CMS on Cloud for Azure

Features

Major Features of Orchard

  • Widget Control Wrapper: The widget control wrapper is installed by default. Once activated, it will render “Edit” Buttons for all the content sections on the front page.
  • Shape Tracing: The shape tracing feature creates a menu on the web site that allows you to look at the layout structure of the page. Once activated, it displays a small icon at the bottom of the page: The icon opens a menu that lets you analyze all the content element and look at their configuration in terms of Shape, Model, Placement, Template and HTML.
  • TinyMCEDeluxe: TinyMCEDeluxe extends the built-in WYSIWYG HTML Editor with more functionality, such as table editing features.TinyMCEDeuluxe is a module that needs to be installed from the gallery. In order to do this, navigate to Modules –> Gallery. Search for TinyMCEDeluxe and install the module.

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

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 the password.

Step 2) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/orchardcms

  • User Name: ec2-user
  • Password: Passw@rd123

Step 3) Steps to access the  Admin Panel:

  • To log in to Orchard CMS Administrative Panel, you need
    to open your browser and navigate to http://PublicDNS/orchardcms/admin
  • Enter username and password in the given fields and click on the“Login” button to access the Admin Panel.
  • After successful login to the Admin Panel, you will get access to Orchard CMS Application.

Step 4) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be in your web root folder “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\orchardcms
2.Default ports:

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

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link.

AWS Step by Step Screenshots


Azure

Installation Instructions for Windows

Note : How to find PublicDNS in Azure

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

Connect to the virtual machine using following RDP credentials:

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

Username: Your chosen username when you created the machine ( For example:  Azureuser)
Password : Your Chosen Password when you created the machine ( How to reset the password if you do not remember)

Step 2) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/orchard

  • User Name: azureuser
  • Password: Passw@rd123

Note: Please change the password immediately after the first login.

Step 3) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be in your web root folder “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\orchard
2.Default ports:

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

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Azure 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 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) 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) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/orchardcms

Step 4) Steps to access the  Admin Panel:

  • To log in to Orchard CMS Administrative Panel, you need
    to open your browser and navigate to http://PublicDNS/orchardcms/admin
  • Enter username and password in the given fields and click on the“Login” button to access the Admin Panel.
  • After successful login to the Admin Panel, you will get access to Orchard CMS Application.

Step 4) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be in your web root folder “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\orchardcms
2.Default ports:

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


Videos

Secured Orchard CMS on Windows 2012 R2

Orchard CMS Tutorial Week 1 : Installation

Orchard CMS on Cloud

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