Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
User Guide for Linux Instances

Connect to Your Linux Instance

Connect to the Linux instances that you launched and transfer files between your local computer and your instance.

To connect to a Windows instance, see Connecting to Your Windows Instance in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Windows Instances.

Connection Method

Your local computer's operating system determines the type of method you use to connect to your Linux instance.

The Amazon EC2 console provides an option to connect to your instances directly from your browser using a Java SSH client. However, it is no longer supported on many browsers. For more information, see Cannot Connect Using My Browser.

After you connect to your Linux instance, you can try one of our tutorials, such as Tutorial: Install a LAMP Web Server with the Amazon Linux AMI or Tutorial: Hosting a WordPress Blog with Amazon Linux.

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