Use Session Manager to Connect to EC2 on AWS
In this lab, you’ll practice how to connect to EC2 with temporary credentials for security reasons. When you’re finished with this lab, you’ll know how to connect to EC2 using Session Manager.
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Install Session Manager Agent
Install SSM Agent on an EC2 instance.
Create an IAM Role to Run Session Manager
Create an IAM role, and attach the policy to run SSM.
Use Session Manager
Use Session Manager to connect to EC2.
Provided environment for hands-on practice
We will provide the credentials and environment necessary for you to practice right within your browser.
Follow along with the author’s guided walkthrough and build something new in your provided environment!
Did you know?
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- AWS EC2
- AWS CLI
- AWS IAM
- Linux CLI