Creating a Web Server with EC2

30 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this lab, we will be creating an EC2 instance, loading it with Apache, and getting to the Apache Help page to verify it was installed correctly.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Build an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance

Log in to the console and create a Linux EC2 instance.

Install Apache on the EC2

Log in to the created EC2 instance and install Apache.

Note: If you are using Windows, you will need an SSH client, such as PuTTY, to make an SSH connection to your instance. For guidance on configuring PuTTY, see Connect to SSH Using PuTTY (Windows) or Connect to Your Linux Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

Get to the Apache Help Page

Once installed, verify it’s working by navigating to the Apache Help page.

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