How to create ec2 instance using cli

How do I create an instance of AWS command line?

  1. Install and configure the AWS CLI. For more information, see Installing, updating, and uninstalling the AWS CLI and Configuration basics.
  2. Set your IAM permissions to allow for Amazon EC2 access.
  3. Create a key pair and a security group.
  4. Select an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) and note the AMI ID.

Does EC2 have AWS CLI?

You can access the features of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) using the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI). Before you run any commands, set your default credentials. For more information, see Configuring the AWS CLI.

How do I access EC2 from AWS CLI?

Connect using EC2 Instance Connect
  1. Connect using the Amazon EC2 console (browser-based client)
  2. Connect using the EC2 Instance Connect CLI.
  3. Connect using your own key and SSH client.

How do I get a list of EC2 instances?

  1. First go to AWS Management console and click on Resource group:
  2. Then find Network and Content Delivery and click on the VPC :
  3. Then find Running instances and expand see all regions. Here you can find all the running instances of all region:

How do I SSH into an EC2 instance?

To connect from the Amazon EC2 console
  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console.
  2. In the left navigation pane, choose Instances and select the instance to which to connect.
  3. Choose Connect.
  4. On the Connect To Your Instance page, choose EC2 Instance Connect (browser-based SSH connection), Connect.

Is EC2 a virtual machine?

An Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance is a virtual server that you can use to run applications in Amazon Web Services (AWS). When setting up an EC2 instance, you can custom-configure CPU, storage, memory, and networking resources. When you create an instance, you create it with an Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

How do I run an EC2 instance in PuTTY?

Connect to EC2
  1. Make sure:
  2. In the Category pane on the left of the PuTTY Configuration window, under Connection, click on the + next to SSH to expand the choices (4), then click on Auth (5).
  3. Under Authentication parameters, click Browse and navigate to the directory where your PuTTY Private Key (.
  4. Click Open.

How do I SSH into an EC2 instance using PuTTY?

ppk file using PuttyGen.
  1. Load your . pem file generated by AWS. Then save the private key (.
  2. Add user name.
  3. Add your ppk file.
  4. Click on Open. Give the ip address or the host name. Then in data section give the User name for the instance for linux its generally “ec2-user”.
  5. Here it is. Now you can access your EC2 instance.

How do I connect to EC2 instance without PEM?

You may be in the situation where you need to access your EC2 instance from any machine, not necessarily your own.

  1. -s /bin/bash : use /bin/bash as the standard shell.
  2. -m -d /home/USERNAME : create a home directory at /home/USERNAME.
  3. -g root : add to group root.
  4. USERNAME : the username of the new user.

How do I access my ec2 instance username and password?

How to Enable Password Authentication in AWS ec2 Instances
  1. Login to AWS instances. ssh -i your-key.pem username@ip_address.
  2. Setup a password for the user using passwd command along with the username.
  3. Edit sshd_config file.
  4. Restart the SSH service. service ssh restart ## for ubuntu.
  5. Now we can log in using the password you set for the user. For example,

How do I access EC2 instance without SSH?

How to login to EC2 instances without SSH
  1. Install the AWS SSM agent.
  2. Grant session manager permissions.
  3. Enable audit logging.

Can I change key pair for EC2 instance?

Once an instance has been started, there is no way to change the keypair associated with the instance at a meta data level, but you can change what ssh key you use to connect to the instance.

How do I SSH into EC2 Windows instance?

To connect to your Windows instance using an RDP client

Open the Amazon EC2 console at . In the navigation pane, select Instances. Select the instance and then choose Connect. In the Connect to instance page, choose RDP client and then choose Get password.

Can I use AWS for free?

The AWS Free Tier provides customers the ability to explore and try out AWS services free of charge up to specified limits for each service. Services with a 12-month Free Tier allow customers to use the product for free up to specified limits for one year from the date the account was created.

Can an EC2 instance have multiple key pairs?

EC2 doesn’t support multiple Key Pairs by default. And updating Key Pairs (adding new keys, replacing existing keys, or deleting existing keys) is not supported by default. User Data allows you to deploy a bunch of Key Pairs on an EC2 instance during bootstrapping.