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How to Install Kong Enterprise and PostgreSQL onto Amazon Linux

$ sudo yum update
$ wget 'https://<BINTRAY_USER:<PASSWORD>' -O bintray-kong-kong-enterprise-edition-aws.repo --auth-no-challenge
$ sudo mv bintray-kong-kong-enterprise-edition-aws.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/
$ sudo vi /etc/yum.repos.d/bintray-kong-kong-enterprise-edition-aws.repo

Ensure baseurl is correct

$ sudo yum install kong-enterprise-edition
$ sudo yum install postgresql95 postgresql95-server
$ sudo service postgresql95 initdb
$ sudo service postgresql95 start
$ sudo -i -u postgres (puts you into new shell)

Create kong user

$ psql
> CREATE USER kong; CREATE DATABASE kong OWNER kong; ALTER USER kong WITH password 'kong'; 
> \q
# Change entries from ident to md5
$ sudo vi /var/lib/pgsql95/data/pg_hba.conf
$ sudo service postgresql95 restart

# add contents of license file
$ sudo vi /etc/kong/license.json

# Uncomment and add 'kong' to pg_password line
$ sudo vi [/path/to/kong.conf]

# Run migrations and start kong
$ kong migrations up [-c /path/to/kong.conf]
$ sudo /usr/local/bin/kong start [-c /path/to/kong.conf]

Note: You may use kong.conf.default or create your own configuration.

Setup HTTPie to make commands easier

$ sudo yum install python-pip
$ sudo pip install --upgrade pip setuptools
$ sudo pip install --upgrade httpie

Test your Kong installation

$ http :8001/apis name=demo uris=/ upstream_url=
$ http :8000/ip

Setup Admin GUI

# Get the local IP address
$ ifconfig 

# Uncomment the admin_listen setting, and update to something like this `admin_listen =`
$ sudo vi [/path/to/kong.conf] 

# Restart kong
$ sudo /usr/local/bin/kong stop 
$ sudo /usr/local/bin/kong start [-c /path/to/kong.conf]

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