How to SSH into Your AWS Instance?

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How to SSH into Your AWS Instance?

It’s a quick two-step process. Follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Get a public address

Once your AWS instance is up to date and running, click on the Instance ID and look for your Public IPv4 address.

Getting a Public Address Screen

We will use this address to SSH into our instance via our command line terminal.

Instance Summary Screen_Public Address

Step 2: SSH

Run the following command:

ssh i <path_to_pem_or_cer_private_key> ec2-user@<public_address>


ssh -i sean.cer

Running Command Line