On Mon, 9 Jan 2012 11:39:52 -0500
Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk(a)oracle.com> wrote:
Looks good to me.. thought as a first time user of AWS, the process
of creating an account and the verification was a bit slow.
Also, when finally creating an account I've had no idea what to
actually select. I saw something about free Amazon Micro EC2
but no idea how to use it. Finally figured out that I am suppose
to use the "Classic" workflow.
I see what you mean but I'm a little hesitant to add those kind of
details to the test case. It might be better to have a separate wiki
page for "getting started with EC2" instructions. I'll look around to
see if there is already a page like that.
Perhaps adding in a comment saying: "As setting up a first-time
account can take sometimes a few hours, it is recommended that the
user create this in advance."
It's been a while since I first created my account, so I had forgotten
Also perhaps a link to do when nothing shows up. For example I just
created an ami-5f16d836 and all lights are green but I can't connect
to it. Perhaps some link to "how to get debug/bootup logs" from the
I wonder if your security group is set up to allow SSH. By default, no
traffic is allowed from outside EC2.
Or how to add 'debug loglevel=8' to the kernel bootup? IF
that is is
I'm honestly not sure how to do that, will look into whether or not
it's possible, though.