Connecting a device to AWS IoT Core

AWS IoT supports a wide variety of specialized IoT-embedded devices and microcontrollers that you can connect to. However, for simplicity, you can also simulate an IoT device using either a locally set up virtual machine or an EC2 instance, as well. For this section, we will be using a simple Ubuntu-based virtual machine, hosted using VirtualBox. The virtual machine has the basic operating system packages installed in it and runs off a 512 MB RAM and 1 CPU core allocation with a 10 GB disk. Ensure that your virtual machine has an open internet connectivity and a valid hostname set, before you proceed with any further steps.

The following list demonstrates the simulated IoT device's configuration for your ...

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