Continuing with the volume created in the post Sharing EBS Volumes Among Instances, in this post I show how to create a snapshot, create a new volume from that snapshot, and mount the new volume in an instance. Remember that the volume created in the previous post contained 1 file called “readme”.
In this post I share an experiment to create an EBS volume, to attach it to an EC2 instance, to mount it in the instance, to put a file on it, to unmount it, and to detach it. Afterwards the volume will be mounted in another instance (while the first instance has been terminated, because […]
Section “Setting up the Tools” of the Amazon EC2 Getting Started Guide explains how to set up environment variables, so that the EC2 tools find themselves (EC2_HOME), Java ($JAVA_HOME), the private access key file (EC2_PRVATE_KEY) and the certificate file (EC2_CERT). And they also suggest to change the PATH variable, so that you can run EC2 commands from […]
In order to experiment with Amazon Web Services, I requested an AWS account and I installed a bunch of software to get started. Here is an overview of what I did to get up and running. Setting Up an AWS Account and the EC2 Tools I filled in the registration form to request a new […]