How to launch and connect your AWS Instance

1. Log in your AWS account

Register an account if you don’t have one already.

2. On top left bar, choose Services > Compute> EC2

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3. Launch Instance

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4. Choose Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS (HVM), SSD Volume Type

Either x86 or Arm is fine

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5. Choose instance type "t3a.xlarge"

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Click “Next: Configure Instance Details” at the bottom right of the page

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Nothing to change here, so click “Next: Add Storage”

6. Change size Gib into 120

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Click Add Tag. There’s nothing to add here so click Next: Configure Security Group

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7. Click "Add Rule"

Please add the following 3 ports: TCP 9334, TCP 9433, TCP 8545.
To add, please click “Add Rule”, then:

  • For Type, select “Custom TCP Rule”
  • Input port number: 9334, 9433, 8545
  • For Source, Anywhere 0.0.0.0/0

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Then click “Review and Launch”

8. Download Key Pair

In the pop-up window, please select “Create a new key pair” and then enter a name that you like, for example, “incognitokey”.

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Click “Download Key Pair” and save it somewhere safe.

Click “Launch Instances”.

Click “View Instances”

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9. Connect to instance

Right click at the Running status, then select “Connect”

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Follow the step in the screenshot

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  • Open SSH client
  • Local you Key File at Step 8
  • this command: chmod 400 (eg: chmod 400 incogintokey.pem)

After that run this command:

ssh -i "file" ec2-user@ec2-13-58-138-9.us-east-2.compute.amazonaws.com

This is the IP address to run your Virtual Node

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