GET STARTED with TigerGraph Enterprise Edition on Microsoft Azure

Deploying Your Instance

1. Go to https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_Azure_Marketplace/MarketplaceOffersBlade/selectedMenuItemId/home and search "TigerGraph Enterprise Edition" 2. Select your software plan and Click on "Create". Selecting the latest plan (TigerGraph Enterprise 2.6.1) is recommended.
3. Fill out the "Resource group", "Virtural machine name", "Username" and "SSH Public key" fields. The default values should work for the rest of the fields. Then click on "Next:Disks >".
4. Keep the default values for all other settings and click "Next" until you see the "Review + Create" page below. Check all your settings and click "Create" when your satisfied. Notes: The instance type needs to have at least 4 CPU and 16GB RAM for TigerGraph to work properly. The "NIC network security group" must allow inbound TCP traffic to port 14240 if you want to access GraphStudio (TigerGraph's visualization platform). For more about GraphStudio, see the GraphStudio UI Guide. The "NIC network security group" must allow inbound TCP traffic to port 9000 if you want to send RESTful requests to TigerGraph from outside the instance (this includes configuring the GSQL client on a remote machine). For more about the REST API, see the TigerGraph RESTful API User Guide.
For more about the TigerGraph Platform, see the TigerGraph Platform Overview.
5. That's it! The TigerGraph instance has been successfully deployed on Microsoft Azure.

Starting TigerGraph on Your Instance

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    Log on to the instance and switch to the tigergraph user using the following command:
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sudo su - tigergraph
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2. Run the following command to start TigerGraph:
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gadmin start
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3. TigerGraph has been successfully started on your cloud instance.

TigerGraph License on Microsoft Azure Images

The TigerGraph enterprise edition image has a system license and a GraphStudio license that will expire 2 years after the creation date (valid through Jun. 23, 2022 UTC for 2.6.1). Please follow the instructions below to check and update your licenses.

Check license expiration dates:

System License: To check the system license expiration date please see When does my license key expire? Notes: The TigerGraph Microsoft Azure image uses a version 1.0 string type license key.
GraphStudio License: To check the GraphStudio license expiration date please see GraphStudio License

Updating licenses:

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    If either the system or GraphStudio license(s) is expired please open a ticket at TigerGraph support requesting a license(s) extension for your Microsoft Azure instance and a license(s) will be issued to you free of charge. Notes: The issued license(s) will only work for cloud marketplace based images published by TigerGraph.
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    Once you get the new license(s) please follow the instructions below to apply your new license(s).
    System License: To update the system license please see How do I apply or update my license key Notes: The TigerGraph Microsoft Azure image uses a version 1.0 string type license key.
GraphStudio License: To update the GraphStudio license please see Applying a GraphStudio License Key.

Next Steps

‌If you're new to TigerGraph, see the section "You're Ready to go" for suggested next steps.
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