In this step, the cloud administrator adds three cloud zones, one each for development, testing, and production.

Cloud zones are the resources onto which the project will deploy the machines, networks, and storage to support the WordPress site.

Prerequisites

Add cloud accounts. See WordPress use case: add cloud accounts.

Procedure

  1. Go to Infrastructure > Configure > Cloud Zones.
  2. Click New Cloud Zone, and enter values for the development environment.

    Cloud Zone Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-AWS/us-east-1

    Name

    OurCo-AWS-US-East

    Description

    WordPress

    Placement policy

    Default

    Capability tags

    env:dev

    Remember that all values are only use case samples. Your zone specifics will vary.

  3. Click Compute, and verify that the zones you expect are there.
  4. Click Create.
  5. Repeat the process twice, with values for the test and production environments.

    Cloud Zone Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-AWS/us-west-2

    Name

    OurCo-AWS-US-West

    Description

    WordPress

    Placement policy

    Default

    Capability tags

    env:test

    Cloud Zone Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-Azure/East US

    Name

    OurCo-Azure-East-US

    Description

    WordPress

    Placement policy

    Default

    Capability tags

    env:prod

What to do next

Account for different size machine deployments by adding flavor mappings. See WordPress use case: add flavor mappings.