How do I SSH into an EC2 instance Mac?


How do I SSH into an EC2 instance Mac?

Connect to an EC2 Instance using SSH In the AWS EC2 Management Console, click on Instances in the left menu (1) under EC2 Dashboard. Click on the Connect button (2) to open the Connect To Your Instance window. You will copy and paste information from this window to your Mac Terminal window later.

How do I connect to an EC2 instance via SSH?

Connect to your EC2 Instance

  1. Open your terminal and change directory with command cd, where you downloaded your pem file.
  2. Type the SSH command with this structure: ssh -i file.pem username@ip-address.
  3. After pressing enter, a question will prompt to add the host to your known_hosts file.
  4. And that’s it!

How do I connect to a SSH server on a Mac?

Connect to the server

  1. Go to Applications > Utilities, and then open Terminal. A Terminal window displays the following prompt: user00241 in ~MKD1JTF1G3->$
  2. Establish an SSH connection to the server by using the following syntax: ssh root@IPaddress.
  3. Type yes and press Enter.
  4. Enter the root password for the server.

Can’t connect to EC2 SSH?

How to troubleshoot SSH connection issues with AWS EC2

  1. This means either three things:
  2. You are using wrong security key or not using a security key. Please look at your EC2 instance configuration to make sure you have assigned the correct key to it.

How do I get to SSH folder on Mac?

To see your . ssh folder in the Finder, press Command+Shift+G, then enter ~/. ssh .

Why I cant connect to my EC2 instance?

Verify that your instance is ready Check your instance to make sure it is running and has passed its status checks. Open the Amazon EC2 console at . In the navigation pane, choose Instances, and then select your instance.

Why is my EC2 not reachable?

A very common reason for EC2 instance to become not reachable would be the booting errors on the server. In many cases, the operating system experiencing a fatal corruption in the system files, registry corruption, etc. put the instance to a stuck state.