AWS Lab

[Lab] Getting Started With Amazon EC2 - Part 3 - Terminating the Instance

This lab assumes that you have completed first two parts of the lab titled “Getting Started With Amazon EC2”.

 

Steps:

  1. Login to AWS console and go to EC2 page.

  2. Go to Instances page and select your instance.

[Lab] Getting Started With Amazon EC2 - Part 2.1 - Connecting to Instance (Windows)

In Part 1 of the lab, we created an EC2 instance. In this continuation lab, we will connect to it and do some basic operations from a Windows machine.

 

Steps:

  1. Login to AWS console, go to EC2 page and click on instance menu option on the left.

  2. Select your EC2 instance and click on connect to see steps to connect. We will do it for windows.

  3. Get putty and puttygen (Search google)

[Lab] Getting Started With Amazon EC2 - Part 1 - Launching Instance

We will start working with EC2.  We will use the free T2 micro instance type for this demo. This lab assumes that you have already created an account, logged in and done basic IAM configurations.  This lab also assumes that you have created a billing alarm for some amount, just in case you do something and are billed unknowingly.

 

Steps:

  1. Login to AWS console and go to EC2 page.

  2. Click on Launch Instance.

[Lab] Creating and Setting up AWS Account

As of writing this note, AWS provides a free tier account for 12 months. Not all service may be free, but most services are free for decent usage. For example, you can use EC2 and RDS for 750 hours per month, 5GB of free S3 storage etc. There are also some services, which are free after the free tier trial period, but may be within certain limits. All free tier details are available at https://aws.amazon.com/free/.

[Lab] Setting Billing Alarm Before Getting Your Hands Dirty With AWS

AWS provides a free tier for one year. Just do a simple google search to get the link. To avail the free tier, you need to add your credit card details and the card will not be charged for using services as per the free tier agreement.