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  • Go to the CFD Direct From the Cloud Product Page.
  • Click Continue to go to Launch CFD Direct From the Cloud.
  • Click Manual Launch (use 1-Click Launch, if comfortable with settings)
  • Click Launch from the EC2 Console for your preferred region.
  • Select your preferred instance from the table, e.g. t2.micro.
  • Click Review and Launch.

Modify Security (optional, removes a warning message)

  • Select Edit Security Groups.
  • From the Source drop-down menu, select My IP.
  • Click Review and Launch.

Modify Storage Size (optional)

  • Select Edit Storage.
  • Set the amount of storage in the Size (GiB) text box.
  • Click Review and Launch.

Launch the Instance

  • Back in Review Instance Launch, Click Launch.
  • Select the existing key pair (e.g. ec2)
  • Click Launch Instances.

Checking the Instance

  • Click the instance ID (i-XXXXXXXX) link or View Instances.
  • The Instances panel of EC2 Management Console displays Instance Details and Status.
  • From the Instances panel, or full description of the instance, note the Public IP in the form XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX.

Further information

See the Amazon EC2 User Guide.

Problem with the instructions? Please send a CFDDFC Support Query.

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