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How to associate an IP address with an Amazon EC2 Instance

To associate an IP address with an instance Select an IP address to associate and clickAssociate. The Associate dialog box appears. Select the instance and click Associate. Its current public IP address is released to the Amazon EC2 public IP address pool and the elastic IP address is associated with the instance. Post By Gishore J Kallarackal(…)

How to Allocate a New IP Address to Amazon EC2 Instance

Elastic IP addresses are static IP addresses designed for dynamic cloud computing. Elastic IP addresses are associated with your account, not specific instances. Any elastic IP addresses that you associate with your account remain associated with your account until you explicitly release them. Unlike traditional static IP addresses, however, elastic IP addresses allow you to(…)

How to To reserve an instance – Amazon EC2 Instance

Reserved instances give you the option to make a low, one-time payment for each instance you want to reserve and in turn receive a significant discount on the hourly usage charge for that instance. To reserve an instance Click Reserved Instances and selectPurchase Reserved Instances. The Purchase Reserved Instancesdialog box appears. Select the options and the number(…)

How to Disassociate Elastic IP Address – Amazon EC2 Instance

If the instance has an Elastic IP address associated with it, you can disassociate the address, and then either associate the address with another instance, or release it back to the address pool. To associate the address or release it, go to the Elastic IPspage. To disassociate an Elastic IP address Right-click the instance and selectDisassociate(…)

How To create an image from an Amazon EBS-backed instance

If an instance has an EBS root device, you can easily create an AMI from it. To create an image from an Amazon EBS-backed instance Right-click an instance that shows “ebs” in the Root Device field and click Create Image (EBS AMI). The Create Image dialog box appears. Enter a name for the image (required) and a description(…)

How to Get Windows Password – Amazon EC2 Instance

After you launch a Windows instance, you need the instance’s password in order to connect using Remote Desktop. To get the Windows password Right-click an instance and click Get Windows Password. The Retrieve Default Windows Administrator Password dialog box appears. Paste your private key into the provided field and click Decrypt Password. Amazon EC2 returns an encrypted version(…)

How to View the System Log of an Amazon EC2 Instance

For Linux and UNIX instances, the instance console output displays the exact console output that would normally be displayed on a physical monitor attached to a machine. This output is buffered because the instance produces it and then posts it to a store where the instances owner can retrieve it. For Windows instances, the instance(…)

How to Connect to an Amazon EC2 Instance

To connect to an instance Right-click the instance and click Connect. The Console Connect – Remote Desktop Connection information box appears with information about your options to connect to your instance via Remote Desktop Connection. Click Close. For information about connecting to instances, go to Connecting to Instances Guide. Post By Gishore J Kallarackal (2,121 Posts)Gishore J Kallarackal is(…)

How to Start a Stopped Amazon EC2 Instance

To start a stopped instance (applies only to instances with EBS root devices) Right-click the instance and click Start. A confirmation dialog box appears. Click Yes, Start. Amazon EC2 restores the instance from the state it was when stopped. You will again be charged the usual rate for a running instance. Post By Gishore J Kallarackal (2,121(…)

How to Stop an Amazon EC2 Instance Temporarily

Note: Stopping an instance deletes all data on the local (ephemeral) instance storage. To stop an instance (applies only to instances with EBS root devices) Right-click the instance and click Stop. A confirmation dialog box appears. Click Yes, Stop. Amazon EC2 begins stopping the instance and storing its state offline. You will no longer be charged for(…)

How to Enable Termination Protection for Amazon EC2 Instance

When termination protection is enabled for an instance, you’re prevented from terminating the instance. You can enable and disable termination protection while an instance is running or stopped. You can also enable termination protection at instance launch time. The Request Instances Wizard includes a check box for enabling termination protection. To enable termination protection Right-click the instance(…)

How to Terminate an Amazon EC2 Instance

Terminate an Instance Note: Terminating an instance deletes all data on the local (ephemeral) instance storage. You can terminate an instance only iftermination protection is disabled for the instance. To terminate an instance Right-click the instance and clickTerminate. A confirmation dialog box appears. Click Yes, Terminate. Amazon EC2 begins terminating the instance. Post By Gishore J(…)