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Drupal server - via Docker on AWS

the following explains how to create an AWS EC2 instances running ubuntu and nginx on a docker container

create the AWS EC2 instance with the following settings:

  • AMI: Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-5e8bb23b
  • Family: General Purpose - t2.nano
  • Security Group: port 80 for HTTP
  • SSL Key Pair: locally generated, ssh-keygen -f /Users/michaelemens/Downloads/mean1k -t rsa -b 1024

connect to the new AWS instance and install docker:

  • shell connection: ssh -l ubuntu -i /Users/michaelemens/Downloads/mean1k
  • installed docker: curl -fsSL -o; sh

launch drupal image:

creation time: 10 minutes

live instance

Michael Emens