AWS Classroomnotes 29/Sep/2022

Operations on EC2 instances

  • Possible list of operations on EC2 instances

    • OS updates
    • Login into EC2 and fix/trouble shoot
    • Starting/Stopping ec2 instances on Some Schedule
  • Lab Setup:

    • Let me create two ec2 instances
    • While creating ec2 instances i will add the tag Environment = Dev, Project = QTLearning
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  • Now performing common administrative tasks on multiple machines belonging to different project teams is a challenge.
  • AWS has EC2 Systems Manager
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Systems Manager

  • Systems manager gives central access for operational activities
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  • Now Lets perform quick setup
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  • The Systems Manager interacts with SSM agents on the Ec2 instances, On-prem servers etc to perform operational activites
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  • Now Lets Navigate to Node Management => Session Manager
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  • To view your instances, we need to create IAM Role Refer Here
  • Run Command => This helps in running a low level linux/windows command on group of ec2 instances.
  • For us to make this stuff work, we need to configure ec2 instances with necessary permissions Refer Here

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