Create amazon EC2 instance with example

Let’s get started with Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) by launching, connecting to, and using a Linux instance. An instance is a virtual server in the AWS cloud. With Amazon EC2, you can set up and configure the operating system and applications that run on your instance.

Login to amazon console

Enter your login details and you go to dashboard of amazon services. select EC2 from all service.


Select Instance from left menu. New page open, Click on Launch Instance Button. Now you see there are Seven step to complete the process of Instance creation.



In first step choose your AMI server, You can search the server and choose it, Mostly I am choose the Ubuntu latest version. Select server and you moved to next step.



In this step, you can select the Instance type where you can see CPU power, memory unit, instance storage and etc.., select your need fully requirement and move next step.



This step allow you to configure instance as you need. read all note and choose carefully. You can only select two major filed and move to next step. Subnet choose any subnet from option. Auto-assign Public IP make it enable.



Next step is configure the Storage, No need to make change in storage. if you want you can.



Next step is create a tag, its just used to give the name to instance. you can leave this step and move next.



Configure the security group, Here you can allow the port numbers which you want to allow. If you already have security group then you can choose it.



Last step is Review your selection and Launch the Instance.

When you click on launch instance button your instance are under process to complete and you see popup window which ask you to create new instance pem key or use existing key. Download the key instance mostly take 3-5 minutes.


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Harinder Singh

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