Ansible instance on AWS

There are multiple public cloud providers, such as Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure, that offer the same service as Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this section, we aren't going to cover much of the installation process, since the instance is already pre-installed and configured.

Instead, this section will be a brief step-by-step guide to setting up an already existing Ansible instance on AWS. First, we need to access the EC2 Dashboard of our AWS account:

We then choose to launch a new instance and look for the Ansiblemaster instance. Be careful not to choose one of the Ansible Tower instances:

We then select ...

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