Installing WordPress on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) needs a bit advanced control on Cloud Computing control panel of Amazon. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud is a cloud service that is designed to make scalable instances in an easier way for the developers.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud’s interface allows the user to configure the capacity with complete control of computing resources and lets you run any web application on cloud computing environment. With this background we will guide you on Installing WordPress on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.
Pre-requisites for Installing WordPress on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
First for Installing WordPress you need an Amazon EC2 account. Before installing WordPress on Amazon, you can calculate the cost from here. To help new AWS customers Amazon provides a free service as well. You can use it for Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2 as for testing purpose from aws.amazon.com/free/. You can use SSH client like PuTTY if you are using Windows.
Create instance for Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2
In our opinion for Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2, Amazon Linux AMI from classic instance wizard will be great to start with. Select the Instance Type and create a new key pair and give it a name and you will download this key pair. Launch your instance for Installing WordPress.
Needed commands for Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2
You need to SSH in to your instance for Installing WordPress. To do run this command :
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -i ~/gfdg.pem
Compare with the screenshot to understand. You are not logged with root privileges. So, run this :
After this, Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2 is just like installing WordPress on any Linux Server. Follow the commands written in our previous guide on Installing WordPress on Rackspace Cloud Server from the paragraph The actual command steps to install WordPress on Rackspace Cloud Server.
After installing WordPress, you need to map the IP address and domain name from left navigation bar of AWS Management Console. Click Allocate New Address and confirm it. To point your domain name to your IP address, simply use the pair provided by domain registrar. Thats it. We have now completed Installing WordPress on Amazon EC2.
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