Creating an EC2 Linux and windows instance on AWS:

Following are the steps to create EC2 Linux and Windows instance:

  1. Login into you AWS system using User ID and Password
  2. Select EC2 instance under compute

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3.Click on Launch instance to create instance under Resources

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4.Select the AMI you want to create from the list Ex: Linux, Windows, SUSE

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5. Click on Next configure Instance details:

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6.Enter the details :

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No. of instances          : You can create more than 1 instance

Subnet                          : Select any item from dropdown list

Auto assigns Public IP:  Select Enable

Shutdown behavior    : Select stop

7. Click on Add volume to add the storage

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Select the Volume type                                : EBS

Select the device from dropdown list        : /Dev/xxxxx

Size                                                                   : 8

Select Volume type from drop down list   : General purpose SSD(2)

Remain the Delete on Termination           : Unchecked

8.Click on Add Tags and enter key and value

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9.Click on Next to configure security group : You can select the existing security group from drop down or create a new group

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10.Review and Launch

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11.Create a new key pair : Download the key  pair and store it

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Launch the Instance.

12.Click on View Instances

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Creating an EC2 windows instance on AWS:

  1. Login into you system using User ID and Password
  2. Select EC2 instance under compute

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3.Click on Launch instance to create instance under Resources

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4.Select the AMI to create EC2 Windows base instance:

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5.Select general purpose as this is going to be very simpler windows instance set up with 1 cpu,1 memory and click next

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6.Click next configure instance details: and enter details

As I only want 1 instance

Default subnet settings

Leave the public IP enabled and leave remaining as it is

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7.Click Next Add storage: By default it is going to have 30 bit and volume type select from drop down.

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8.Click next Add Tags : Key is the name(entered as EC2 )and add value (test windows Ec2 instance.

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9. Click Next to configure security group

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10. Next Click Review and Launch : Review all details

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11.Click Launch and select create new key pair, click download key pair and save to folder.

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12.Select Launch instances

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13.Scroll down and select view instances

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14.To test Instance Select Connect

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15.Click on get password and browse file .

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16.Download Remote Desktop file and connect to Remote desktop top

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Remote Desktop connected successfully.

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