Select the AWS option from the list of providers. If you haven't already configured credentials for AWS you'll be asked to provide them now. Enter a name for your credentials then enter your Access key ID and Secret access key. Once this is done, click Save.
Once you have added your credentials (or if you already had them set up) select your cluster options from the fields below.
Enter a name for your cluster.
Select the set of credentials to use for the provision.
Select the region to deploy your cluster in.
Select the AMI type to use for your nodes.
Select the instance type to use for your nodes. You will need to make sure that the instance type you choose is available in the region you choose or the provision will fail.
Node disk size (GiB)
Enter the amount of disk space to provision on each node.
Enter the number of nodes to provision in your cluster.
Select the version of Kubernetes you want to deploy on your cluster
The environment options are refreshed automatically if the information cached by Portainer is over 12 hours old. You can manually refresh the options by clicking Reload cluster details under the Actions section.
You can also expand the More settings section and set groups and tags for your environment now or you can do this later.
Once you have made your selections, click Provision environment to begin the provision. If you have other environments to configure click Next to proceed, otherwise click Close to return to the list of environments where you will see the progress of your provision.