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Select an EC2 Instance

  • Ensure the Setup and Configuration is completed before starting this section.
  • Login to the Amazon EC2 console.
  • Select Instances from the left menu.
  • Click Launch Instance.
  • Select AWS Marketplace; type CFDDFC in Search and hit Enter.
  • Select the CFD Direct From the Cloud product.
  • Choose an Instance Type from the table, e.g. c5.2xlarge.
  • 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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