AWS Classroomnotes 13/Sep/2022

AWS EC2 contd…

Activity 3

  • Create an ec2 instance with
    • ubuntu 20.04 AMI
    • imported key pair
    • 22 and 80 port open to all
    • instance type: t2.micro
  • Install webserver => Apache with php
sudo apt update
sudo apt install apache2 stress -y
sudo apt install php libapache2-mod-php php-mysql -y
echo '<?php phpinfo(); ?>' > info.php
sudo cp info.php /var/www/html/info.php
  • Solution 1: Create ec2 instance with above options. SSH into EC2 and execute the commands
  • Solution 2: User Data
    • Open Advanced details while creating ec2 instance and navigate to the user data section
    • Now launch ec2 instance
    • Now navigate to http://<publicip>/info.php
    • Userdata is the script that will be executed as a root user by your aws instance.
    • This script gets execute only while creating the ec2 instance.
    • Lets verify the logs
  • Refer Here for cloud-init.

AWS EC2 instance Lifecycle

  • The billing part of the ec2 instance will be applicable only for on-demand instances.
  • Refer the below image for instance states
  • Refer Here for the offical docs on instance lifecycle.
  • Actions that can be performed on ec2
    • launch => Create an ec2 instance
    • stop => stop the ec2 instance which is running
    • start => start the ec2 instance which is stopped
    • terminate => terminate the running or stopped ec2 instance
    • stop-hibernate => hibernate the ec2 instance which is running

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