How to test a Mule project in AWS

By | September 2, 2015

So you finally have Mule ESB installed in AWS EC2. How do you test and verify it? What you can do is upload a project and try it out.

Overview:

  • Upload a sample project via scp to AWS.
  • Modify the security rules in AWS
  • Test helloworld application

First, you should know how to deploy apps to Mule. Basically from Anypoint Studio, do a File > Export
https://developer.mulesoft.com/docs/display/current/Importing+and+Exporting+in+Studio

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Step 1: Upload Mule project

You can upload your own project or download this sample project helloworld.

Run this command:
sudo scp -i /path/to/cert path/to/file ubuntu@ec2-52-0-213-172.compute-1.amazonaws.com:/path/to/folder

eg sudo scp -i muledemo.pem helloworld.zip ubuntu@ec2-52-21-5-173.compute-1.amazonaws.com:mule/mule-enterprise-standalone-3.7.1/apps

This does a secure copy transfer of the project file to the Ubuntu server in AWS.

This will upload the project to the apps folder. You should then see:

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Now, if you were to run this within Anypoint Studio, the URL would be http://localhost:8081/hi?name=superman

There are 2 options from here. You can send a GET request to Mule internally using this command:

Step 2a: Test the application via the Internal AWS IP.

>> curl -X GET 172.31.27.1:8081/hello?name=superman (replace IP with your internal IP)

Step 2b: Test the application in your browser

Grab a public Elastic IP (http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/elastic-ip-addresses-eip.html)
Click ElasticIP > Allocate New Address (there maybe costs associated here).

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Then Actions > Associate IP and select your instance.

Next, you want to open up the security rules (just for testing purposes and NOT for production) to ALL.

edit_inbound_rules
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Once you have done this, you can then use your own browser and enter:

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