Amazon CloudFront
Developer Guide (API Version 2016-09-29)

Verifying that Your Amazon EC2 Windows Server Instance Is Running

After AWS CloudFormation creates the stack, perform the following procedure to verify that your Windows IIS Media Services web server is running on the Amazon EC2 instance that you provisioned via AWS CloudFormation.

To verify that your Windows Server is running

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the AWS CloudFormation console at

  2. In the top pane, select the stack that you created in Creating an AWS CloudFormation Stack for Live Smooth Streaming.

  3. In the bottom pane, click the Outputs tab.

  4. Click on the value of the SmoothStreamingServer key, for example,

    The Windows IIS Server banner screen appears, indicating that your Windows Server is running.

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