How To Transfer Files To EC2 Server/Linux Host

You can transfer file to an EC2/Linux host via SCP. For that you first need to have the private key file downloaded on your system. Once you have it, open the terminal window and issue the following command.

scp -i mykey.pem somefile.txt ec2-user@ec2-123-45-67-89.compute-1.amazonaws.com:/home/files

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Access MySQL Hosted on Amazon EC2 Server Remotely

If you have a working MySQL server hosted on Amazon EC2 and you want to access it remotely with a MySQL client, then follow these steps.Amazon_MySQL_logos

  1. Access you EC2 server via SSH. You can do it with PuTTY on windows and by using Terminal application on Linux or Mac. For a step by step tutorial go here.
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