You can create an Amazon Machine Image or AMI for your existing EC2 instance. The AMI will allow you to launch a fresh EC2 instance using the AMI as a template. You can also share the AMI with other AWS accounts.
To get started, it is best practise to stop your instance before you start. So right click your instance and click stop
When the instance has stopped, right click it again, click image and then create Image
Give your Image a name, a description and then click create Image
In the screen that appears click the ami ID.
You will now see your image creation as pending.
Once the ami is marked as available you can then launch it as an EC2 instance.
This short tutorial will shows you how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Windows. Guest additions consist of device drivers and system applications that optimize the guest operating system for better performance and usability.
In this tutorial we are using windows server 2016, however this guide should work on most versions of Windows.
First click on Devices and then click insert Guest Additions CD Image
Next navigate to Computer / this PC
Now double click on VirtualBox Guest Additions
We then clicked on the VBoxWindowsAdditions-amd64 (if you are running a 32bit system you can select the 32 bit version)
Then simply step through the wizard to complete the installation.
When prompted reboot the system when it is fully rebooted you will have guest additions installed.
This tutorial will show you how to install Fedroa 27 in VMware Workstation 12. Fedora is an excellent operating system that is open source and free. It runs great on older hardware so is a great option for older laptops. With that said let’s get stuck into the tutorial.
This tutorial will show you how to reset the root password on CentOs 7 / Redhat 7. As a health warning please be sure that when doing this you have taken a snapshot of your VM or if it’s a physical server that you follow the instructions very carefully. With that in mind lets get started.
When the system boots up press e on this screen.
In the screen that appears scroll down to the line were you see Linux 16
Now Change where its says ro to:
Then press ctrl + x
You will now be in emergency mode which will look like the screen below:
Type in the command:
Reset the root password by typing in:
No ensure that selinux will be relabelled by typing the command:
This video shows you how to install Microsoft Windows Server 2016 as a Virtual machine in VMWare workstation 12. To follow along with the tutorial you will first need to download the evaluation version of Windows Server 2016 from Microsoft, which is available from their evaluation site: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalc… Once completed, you can follow the steps in the video to install Windows Server 2016.