Here are some common issues encountered when trying to set up Flagsmith in a self hosted environment.
If you are using health-checks, make sure to use
/health as the health-check endpoint for both the API and the Front
API and Database connectivity
The most common cause of issue when setting things up in AWS with an RDS database is missing Security Group permissions between the API application and the RDS database. You need to ensure that the attached security groups for ECS/Fargate/EC2 allow access to the RDS database. AWS provide more detail about this here and here.
Make sure you have a
DATABASE_URL environment variable set within the API application.
Frontend > API DNS Setup
If you are running the API and the Front end as separate applications, you need to make sure that the Front end is
pointing to the API. Check the Front end environment variables,