Setup a web server on AWS using Cloud Formation

In this post, we will write infrastructure as code, using Cloud Formation, to set up a web server on an EC2 instance on AWS.

We will be covering the following items:

  • Create an EC2 instance manually using AWS console
  • Automate the creation of EC2 instance with Cloud Formation
  • Add a name to the instance and create a tag
  • Connect to the EC2 instance through SSH
  • Set up a web server on the EC2 instance (manually then through…