Ensure that you have the AWS necessary tools, accounts, keys, etc...
Ensure access to the amazon cloud console and create an account if necessary.
Ensure the AWS CLI is installed and configured:
Visit the security credentials
- Click on Access key (access key ID and secret access key).
- Click on the button Create New Access Key.
Write down the AWSAccessKeyId and AWSSecretKey
Configure the account, region and zone:
Let's create an ssh key pair to access the server.
Some key pairs may already have been created, here is how to list all existing key pairs:
If you need to create a new key pair, go to the AWS documentation for ec2 key pair