Install on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

To install Tideways on an AWS Elastic Beanstalk application you just need to adding two small Elastic Beanstalk configuration files to your web applications source code. If you don't have a folder called .ebextensions yet create it and add the following two files. 

First .ebextensions/10_tideways_repo.config to configure the location of the Tideways packages from our YUM repository:

files:
  "/etc/yum.repos.d/tideways.repo":
    mode: "000644"
    content: |
      [tideways]
      name = Tideways
      baseurl = https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/tideways/rpm

commands:
  01_tideways_repo_gpg:
    command: "rpm --import https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/tideways/packages/EEB5E8F4.gpg"
  02_tideways_repo_makecache:
    command: "yum makecache --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=tideways"<br>

Then .ebextensions/20_tideways_install.config which installs the packages and configures the PHP extension. Don't forget that you need to put the API key of your Tideways application into the tideways.api_key instead of the placeholder.

packages:
    yum:
       tideways-php: []
       tideways-daemon: []

files:
  "/etc/php.d/40-tideways.ini" :
    mode: "000755"
    owner: root
    group: root
    content: |
      extension=tideways.so
      tideways.api_key=< API KEY HERE ><br>

Now create a new source package or use the EB-CLI to deploy the new version via Git and your application should start using Tideways after the next deployment.

Info: Two files are necessary, because Elastic Beanstalk processes the  packages keyword before  filesand  commands, so that it would try to install the packages before adding the repository source if you merge them together into one file.

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