We spend a ton of time logging into tons of EC2 instances throughout the course of what we do as a Managed Cloud provider here in Troy NY. We needed a quick way to get into EC2 instances so we could save as many steps as possible. Also it was much less frustrating to log into multiple machines, as you could imagine.
For a solution, we wanted something flexible and easy to set up. There are many ways that you can go about this, so we'll touch on some of those methods here.
The various methods for creating shortcuts for AWS EC2 instances running some flavor of Linux. Here are the two that we will cover in this article:
- Using your local SSH config
- Create Shell Aliases
We will go over how to do both of these methods.Read More