Launching an EC2 client instance and activating the cluster

In this section, we will launch an EC2 client instance for our HSM and activate the cluster. Follow these steps:

  1. First, we need to launch an EC2 client instance:
    1. Select the same VPC as our HSM, which is the default VPC in my case. Select a public subnet in that VPC. The Auto-assign Public IP option should have a value of Enable:

    1. Leave the other options as is and click the Next buttons until you get to the Configure Security Group page.
    2. On the Configure Security Group page, select Select an existing security group and choose the default VPC security group.
    3. When asked, create ...

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