Step 1: Create an EC2 Instance

To create a new instance, access the AWS Management Console and click the EC2 tab:
  • Click on Launch Instance
  • Choose an AMI: Amazon Linux AMI 2017.03.0 (HVM), SSD Volume Type
  • Select the instance type: Small (t2.small). Click Configure Instance Details.
  • Check the box under Enable termination protection.
  • Click add storage, click add tags, then click configure security.
  • Choose an existing security group, select Default Web Server. Click review and launch.
  • Choose an existing key pair and then choose factorydev.
  • Select the quick start security group.
  • Launch your instance.
  • Be sure to give the instance a name for referencing later.

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