Installing the amazon-efs-utils Package on Amazon Linux - Amazon Elastic File System

Installing the amazon-efs-utils Package on Amazon Linux

The amazon-efs-utils package is available for installation in Amazon Linux and the Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) for Amazon Linux 2.

Note

If you're using AWS Direct Connect, you can find installation instructions in Walkthrough: Create and Mount a File System On-Premises with AWS Direct Connect and VPN.

To install the amazon-efs-utils package

  1. Make sure that you've created an Amazon Linux or Amazon Linux 2 EC2 instance. For information on how to do this, see Step 1: Launch an Instance in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

  2. Access the terminal for your instance through Secure Shell (SSH), and log in with the appropriate user name. For more information on how to do this, see Connecting to Your Linux Instance Using SSH in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

  3. Run the following command to install amazon-efs-utils.

    sudo yum install -y amazon-efs-utils