1. Upon launching the AMI several scripts will run to configure the instance. By default, it is setup to listen on port 8080 using the public IP and public DNS hostname provided by AWS.
2. The default password for your mdacadefault account is change. Once you have logged in, it should immediately be reset to a unique value. When browsing to the public DNS on port 8080, you will be presented with the MDACA login page:
3. Upon first login, you will be presented with the settings page. Here you will need to configure the scanner settings as well as your metrics storage database.
4. The final step is to configure one or more database servers to monitor. This is done on the DB Info page that is accessed in the menu by hovering over the application name in the top left.