Accessing PubSub+ Cloud
Follow this tutorial to learn how to log in and navigate PubSub+ Cloud.
At the end of this tutorial, you can decide on the next tutorials to try based what you want to learn next:
Before You Begin
Before you begin, you need an account. If you don't have one, or don't want to add sample data you your organization's account, you can register a trial account. For more information, see Create a Free Trial Account.
To use PubSub+ Cloud, you require a supported web browser. For more information, see Supported Web Browsers.
Create a Free Trial Account
To get started, you need an account. If you don't have one, you can sign up for a Free Trial PubSub+ Cloud account. The Free Trial account is sufficient for the tutorials in this documentation.
- In your browser, visit the New Account page, enter the requested information, and you'll be logged into the PubSub+ Cloud.
Log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console
To start using PubSub+ Cloud, log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console. From there, you can take a look around to familiarize yourself with the interface:
- Log in to the PubSub+ Cloud Console if you have not done so yet. The URL to access the Cloud Console differs based on your authentication scheme. For more information, see Logging into the PubSub+ Cloud Console.<![CDATA[ ]]>
- Enter the email address and password that you used when you signed up and then click Sign in.
- Take a tour of the Cloud Console if it's your first time logging in; otherwise, jump in and start some other tutorials.
Tour of the PubSub+ Cloud Console
Start your journey learning about PubSub+ Cloud,by taking a tour of the Cloud Console.
The first page is the Welcome page that shows the tools that you can use, based on the roles that you're assigned. On the left, is a navigation bar that you can use to jump from tool to tool as required. On the bottom of the navigation bar, these actions are available:
- Learn & Help
- Links to the PubSub+ Cloud documentation, feature introductions, Solace Developer Community, Support page, and a chat to contact us.
- System information about your account. For more information, see System Notifications.
- User & Account
- Your profile information, account details, API token management, notification settings, and a menu to switch accounts if your user profile is part of more than one PubSub+ Cloud account. For more information, see Managing PubSub+ Cloud Accounts and Users.
If you are using a trial account, the top-right corner of the Welcome page shows the number days left in your trial.
PubSub+ Cloud Tools
The PubSub+ Cloud Console gives you access to tools for event streaming, event management, and event insights.
To access these tools, you can select the tool from the navigation bar or click a card on the Welcome page.
To manage event streaming, you use Mission Control. Mission Control provides the following tools:
- Cluster Manager
- You use this tool create, configure, and manage event broker services. For more information, see Cluster Manager.
- Mesh Manager
- You use this tool to visualize and connect your event broker services. For more information, see Mesh Manager (Beta).
To design, discover, visualize, and share the various aspects of your event-driven architecture (EDA), you use Event Portal. Event Portal provides the following tools:
- You use this tool to design and view all aspects of your EDA. For more information, see Designer.
- You use this tool to browse events, schemas, and applications. it has an interface that permits you to search, sort, and filter events in your EDA. For more information, see Catalog.
- Runtime Event Manager
- You can discover and visualize events in your EDA, This includes the discovery and import of events, schemas, and application interactions. For more information, see Runtime Event Manager.
You use Insights to monitor your event broker services and receive alerts, making it easier for teams to ensure their event broker services and applications are performing as they should. For more information, see PubSub+ Insights.
To monitor and get an insights to your EDA, you can access dashboard visualizations of historical data and notifications regarding your event broker service using PubSub+ Insights. Insights is accessible from a tab for each service. The image below shows where to access PubSub+ Insights visualizations:
Now that you're logged in, you can try the following tutorials:
- If you want to learn how to use event streaming with PubSub+ Cloud, you can start by creating an event broker service. For more information, see Creating Your First Event Broker Service.
- If you want too learn how to design your EDA with PubSub+ Cloud, you can start by learning how to use Designer. For more information, see Designing Your Event-Driven Architecture.
- To get an overview of monitoring and using PubSub+ Insights, see PubSub+ Insights.