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Umbraco CMS On Cloud

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

Overview

Umbraco is an open source content management system (CMS) platform for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. Umbraco is easy to learn and use, making it perfect for web designers, developers and content creators alike. It is written in C# and deployed on Microsoft based infrastructure.

Umbraco was developed by Niels Hartvig in 2000 and released as open source software in 2004.In 2009, CMS Wire described it as one of the leading .NET-based open source CMS systems. In 2010, with 1000 downloads a day,Umbraco was in the top five most popular downloads via the Microsoft Web Platform Installer, two places below its main rival DotNetNuke,and was the 12th most downloaded application from Codeplex, six places below DotNetNuke and 13 places higher than mojoPortal.

Umbraco is owned by Umbraco (https://umbraco.com/) and they own all related trademarks and IP rights for this software.

Cognosys provides hardened images of Umbraco on all public cloud ( AWS marketplace , Azure and Google Cloud  Platform ) also offers a secured and one-click deployment of Umbraco on cloud i.e. AWS marketplace , Azure and Google Cloud Platform with easy installation instructions.

Secured Umbraco CMS on Windows 2012 R2

Umbraco CMS On Cloud for AWS

Umbraco CMS On Cloud for Azure

Features

Major Features Of Umbraco

  • JQuery Multi-level Navigation
  • Supports internal and external flash videos
  • Allows the client to post Tweets based on node publishing
  • multi-level galleries
  • e-commerce with PayPal
  • Current weather (which I thought was interesting)
  • widgets

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

Note :  Please add Instance id of the instance from ec2 console as shown  below

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) Database Login Details:

  • SQL Username: sa
  • SQL Password : Passw@rd123

Step 3) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/Umbracocms

  •  Username: admin@cogno-sys.com
  •  Password : Passw@rd123

Step 4) Other Information:

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

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443
  • Sql ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. Internally Sql server: 1433.

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

Step1 ) RDP Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows instance on Azure Cloud

Connect to 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 )Database Login Details :

  • SQL Username : sa
  • SQL Password : Passw@rd123

Note: For Stack Database SQL DB umbraco809 with user umbracouser809 and password Passw@rd123 has already been created.Please use this SQL database for you Stack Configuration.

Step 3 ) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/umbracocms

  •  Username : admin@cogno-sys.com
  •  Password : Passw@rd123

Step 4 ) Other Information:

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

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443
  • Sql ports: By default, these are not open on Public Endpoints. Internally Sql server: 1433.

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.

choose 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.

overview of cognosys page

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

choose number of cpu

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

Step 3) Database Credentials:

The below screen appears after successful deployment of the image.

successful deployment of image

For local SQL Server sa 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 SQL server instance as SQLEXPRESS. The SQL Server instance name to be used is “.\SQLExpress” . Connect to SQL Management Studio with username as sa and password provided in Custom Metadata .

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

Step 4 ) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/umbracocms

enter details for installing umbraco cms

access application

welcome screen

enter credentials in umbraco cms dashboard

enter credentials to login

Step 5 ) Other Information:

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

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443
  • Sql ports: By default, these are not open on Public Endpoints. Internally Sql server: 1433.

Videos

Secured Umbraco CMS on Windows 2012 R2 

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