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 > Policies > Cloud Zones.
  2. Click New Cloud Zone, and enter values for the development cloud zone.

    Cloud Zone Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-AWS/us-east-1

    Name

    OurCo-AWS-US-East

    Capability tag

    zone:dev

  3. Click Compute, and verify that the zones you expect are there. Do not enter additional tags.
  4. Click Create.
  5. Repeat the process twice, with values for the test and production cloud zones.

    Cloud Zone Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-AWS/us-west-2

    Name

    OurCo-AWS-US-West

    Capability tag

    zone:test

    Cloud Zone Setting

    Sample Value

    Account / region

    OurCo-Azure/East US

    Name

    OurCo-Azure-East-US

    Capability tag

    zone:prod

What to do next

Account for different size deployments by adding flavor mappings. See WordPress Use Case: Add Flavor Mappings.