Find a base image in the AWS marketplace and use it to spin up an EC2 instance that we can use for testing.
- [Instructor] Now that we can trust … that access will be limited by our security group, … let's spin up a web server and give it a static IP. … It's up to you to decide what you want to use … for the actual server image. … And we'll need to take a brief excursion to the AWS website … to look that up. … So that's just AWS.amazon.com, … and I'll go over here to AWS marketplace. … So this process is admittedly a bit fiddly … and some of it can be automated. … We'll look at an example of that in the lesson on variables. … Let's just do this the manual way for now … so we can focus on what we're trying to learn. … I thought an Nginx web server might make … a good base image for our purposes. … We're not going to actually install any software … on the machine for this course, … we just need an AMI that will host a website of some kind. … So you could use whatever you want, a WordPress blog, … a Tomcat server, just go ahead and choose something here. … You could even user Microsoft IIS if that's your preference. …
- Setting up Terraform
- How Terraform works
- Core Terraform commands
- Leveraging style conventions to keep code readable
- Configuring security groups
- Adding load balancers
- Using variables in your code
Skill Level Beginner
1. First Steps with Terraform
2. Terraform in Action
3. Infrastructure as Code
4. Advanced Topics
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