Connect to the EC2 Instance


  1. Go to the AWS EC2 console and click on Instances in the left column.

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  2. Select the instance with the name <StackName>-EC2Instance and then click the Actions button. Click on Connect.

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  3. Go to the RDP client section, and click on Get Password.

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  4. Click on Browse and upload the Key Pair file that you downloaded earlier.

  5. Click on Decrypt Password.

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  6. Copy the generated password to your notepad. You will use this password to connect to login to the EC2 instance.

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  7. Click on Download Remote Desktop File to download the RDP file to access this EC2 instance.

  8. Connect to the EC2 instance using a RDP client.