Beginner's Guidance for AWS CE2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud)
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2. Connect to your instance using Xshell
5. Import the secret key file ".pem" into Xshell. This file should be generated when setting up your instance in step 1. Open Xshell, tools - User Key Manager - Import, and select the ".pem" file.
6. Follow the steps below to build your connection, where the Host ip is taken from the "Public IPv4 address" as shown below, and the default "User Name" is:
7. Connect to EC2, and use cat /proc/cpuinfo and du- H to check the CPU and storage information.