You start setting up a new Elastic Cloud Enterprise installation by installing the software on your first host. This first host becomes the initial coordinator and provides access to the Cloud UI, where you can manage your installation. You then install Elastic Cloud Enterprise on additional hosts to add them as resources to an existing installation.
Not sure what your Elastic Cloud Enterprise installation should look like? Check our topology recommendations.
Before you begin:
To run the installation script, a user must be part of the
docker group. You should not install Elastic Cloud Enterprise as the