Charpter-1: How to install AWS EC2 t2.micro instance
Before installing wordpress on AWS EC2 t2.micro instance (server), we have to prepair an AWS EC2 instance.
In this article I will introduce how to install a free tier AWS EC2 t2.micro instance.
1. Choose an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
We selected “Amazon Linux AMI 2014.09.2 (HVM) – ami” to install.
PS: There is another AIM “Amazon Linux AMI 2014.09.2 (PV) – ami“. PV type AMI has smaller memory and lower network performance than HVM type in free tier.
2. Choose an Instance Type
Only t2.micro type is available for free tier.
3. Configure Instance Details
Use the default configure, then click “Next Add Storage”.
4. Add Storage
Free tier eligible customers can get up to 30 GB of EBS General Purpose (SSD) or Magnetic storage.
5. Tag Instance
You could define a tag with key = Name and value = Webserver as you wish.
6. Configure Security Group
In order to allow anyone access your website, please add HTTP rule as below
7. Review Instance Launch
If no problem, click “Launch”
Input a key pair name as you wish, then click “Download Key Pair” to download a pem file.
After downloading the pem file successfully, the button “Launch Instances” can be clicked now.
Now, we have already got a server ready to install wordpress.