The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). It is designed to provide a stable, secure, and high performance execution environment for applications running on Amazon EC2.
Log into your AWS account.
Click services and then EC2
Click launch Instance
Select Amazon Linux 2 AMI
Leave the default values in instance details and click next.
If required add more storage and click next add tags
Click add tag, type Name in the Key field and then type a server name in the Value feed. Click Next Configure Security group
Select my IP for source in the next screen
Click review and launch and then launch.
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