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In Amazon AWS, all the activities that you perform to manipulate your EC2 instances from AWS Console web interface can also be performed from command line using aws cli utilities. The command is aws. You can use the ec2 option in the aws command to manipulate your ec2 instances. This tutorial specifically covers about UserData [...]


How to SSH to AWS EC2 Instance from PuTTY using PEM Key Pair

In AWS, when you launch any EC2 Linux instance, you should select a key pair for that particular instance. AWS key pair will be in the standard private key format with .pem file extension But if you are using PuTTY on your Windows laptop to login to AWS instance, you have a problem. PuTTY doesn't [...]


15 Essential Amazon AWS EC2 CLI Command Examples

The easy way to manage an Amazon AWS EC2 server is from the AWS management console GUI. But, if your environment has multiple servers, then it gets bit tedious to manage it from the AWS GUI. Also, if you are Linux sysadmin, you would prefer to manage your EC2 instances from the command line. Pretty [...]


10 Most Popular Amazon AWS Storage and Database Services

If you are new to Amazon AWS, and looking at their offerings, it can be bit confusing, as they have lot of services. If you are just looking to launch a virtual server on the cloud, it is relatively straight forward, and you can use Amazon's EC2 service. But, when it comes to storage and database for [...]