Configure the Reblaze Platform
Log into Reblaze to configure the Reblaze platform for your environment.
Once you have completed the deployment process, this section will guide you through the process to complete the site setup and link your web applications to Reblaze.
- 1.Log into Reblaze. Enter your email address and password, and click the envelope icon to receive a one-time password (OTP). The OTP will go to the telephone number you gave when you created your login account.
- 2.Enter the OTP and click Log In. Your Reblaze dashboard appears.
- 3.From the navigation panel, go to Settings > Planet Overview. This shows all the sites and web applications defined within Reblaze. Note: Since the initial setup of a site or application is prone to error, Reblaze lets you create a new application only by copying an existing application and then editing the results. A new Reblaze deployment includes a default application for this purpose.
4. Click Duplicate on the row of the default application.
5. Enter the name of the new site or application.
6. Click Duplicate. The new site/application is created and opened for editing.
We will use the default Reblaze settings when appropriate.
- A note on load balancing: Please note that the load balancing parameters shown here are separate from the load balancer that you will set up in Set Up GCP Load Balancer. The load balancing within Reblaze (which is defined here) is done to distribute scrubbed traffic across the servers within your network. The load balancing outside of Reblaze will dynamically create new instances of Reblaze as needed, in response to spikes of incoming traffic which has not yet been scrubbed. For more details about Reblaze settings, see Reblaze Deployment Terminology in the Reblaze user manual at https://gb.docs.reblaze.com/.
7. Under Host, enter the IP address for the upstream server. This is the server that Reblaze will sent the traffic after the traffic is scrubbed.
8. To add additional servers, click Add and enter the IP address for each one.
9. In the Domain Names box, enter the domain aliases for this site or application. Wild cards can be used.
10. (optional) To redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS, copy the return 301 https... command as described on the page into the HTTP Redirect Line box.
11. Click Save Changes.
12. You will be prompted to publish your changes to the cloud. Close the popup box and click Publish Changes.
Important: After publishing, there will be a message at the bottom that the changes are being published to the cloud. Do not refresh or leave this page until the publishing process is finished.
13. By default, a new application is set to report only mode. In this mode, Reblaze does not filter any traffic. It only reports on traffic that would have been filtered if it were in active mode. This is useful if you want to test or fine-tune an application or new deployment. To move an application to active mode, click the REPORT button to toggle it to ACTIVE mode, and then publish the change.