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User Guide (API Version 2013-02-18)

Step 3: Start the Instance and Deploy the App

Now that you have an instance and an app, start the instance and deploy the app to the instance.

To start the instance and deploy the app

  1. Do one of the following:

    • In the service navigation pane, choose Instances:

    • On the My Sample Stack (Linux) page, choose Instances:

  2. On the Instances page, for Node.js App Server, for nodejs-server1, choose start:

  3. Do not proceed until the online circle is bright green. (If you see a failure message, consult the Debugging and Troubleshooting Guide.)

  4. As the instance is setting up, AWS OpsWorks Stacks deploys the app to the instance.

  5. Your results should resemble the following screenshot before you continue (if you receive a failure message, you may want to consult the Debugging and Troubleshooting Guide.):

You now have an instance with an app that has been deployed to the instance.

In the next step, you test the app on the instance.