# Initial Installation

If you have completed the Metabase deployment on Cloud Platform, the following steps is for you to start use it quikly

# Preparation

  1. Get the Internet IP on your Cloud Platform
  2. Check you Inbound of Security Group Rule (opens new window) of Cloud Console to ensure the TCP:80 is allowed
  3. Make a domain resolution on your DNS Console if you want to use domain for Metabase

# Metabase Installation Wizard

  1. Using local Chrome or Firefox to visit the URL http://domain name or http://Internet IP, you will enter the register interface of Metabase

  2. You may wait for 1-3 Minutes for the loading of Metabase Start Metabase

  3. Click the Let's get started button and set your administrator account, then go to next step

  4. Add your data: you can select the type of Database which will be analyzed or click I'll add my data later then Metabase will create a Demo from H2 Database Add data to Metabase

  5. Once you have completed the installation, click the button Take me to Metabase to log in Metabase Console Metabase installation successful

  6. Take the H2 demo data as an example to start data analysis work. Metabase H2

  7. Log in Metabase Console, go to Metabase Admin page like below Metabase Admin

  8. Click Add a database to add a new data source for Metabase Metabase Data source

  9. Click People tab on the top of Metabase Admin, you can add user and modify password Metabase People

More useful Metabase guide, please refer to Metabase Documentation (opens new window)

# Q&A

# I can't visit the start page of Metabase?

Your TCP:80 of Security Group Rules is not allowed so there no response from Chrome or Firefox

# Which database does this Metabase use?

MySQL