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.