Access an EC2 instance shell from the AWS console

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Launch an Amazon EC2 Instance

Connect to Amazon EC2 Instance shell from the AWS console

Deploy web application using browser-based ssh client

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Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to Access an EC2 instance shell from the AWS console Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud is the service you use to create and run virtual machines (VM), also known as instances. By completing the steps in this guided project, you will successfully launch a Linux VM on Amazon EC2 within the AWS Free Tier. You will also connect to the instance that you launch using the AWS management console and then deploy a web application using the AWS management console.


This guided project is for any job role that needs an Amazon Web Services(AWS) cloud expertise.

Skills you will develop

  • aws
  • EC2
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
  • ssh
  • Apache

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a security group

  2. Launch an Amazon EC2 Instance

  3. Connect to the instance using the AWS browser-based SSH client

  4. Install Apache HTTP server using a browser-based SSH client

  5. Deploy web application using a browser-based SSH client

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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