AWS Start an Instance and Connect to it

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Go to EC2 management console

Create a new key-pair if necessary and download it

Launch an instance

Add HTTP security group for web applications over HTTP

Get public DNS

Change permissions on key-pair file:

chmod 400 path/to/your/file.pem


ssh -i path/to/your/file.pem ubuntu@PUBLIC_DNS

Note: ubuntu is for connecting an Ubuntu 64 bit instance. It’s different for others

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