Chapter 2. Launching a JBoss EAP Instance on Amazon EC2 Console

You can launch a JBoss EAP instance on Amazon EC2 using the EC2 console.

You can also launch an instance using the AWS Command Line Interface. See AWS CLI for more information about AWS CLI.

  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console.
  2. From the Amazon EC2 console, click AMIs.
  3. Search for jbeap AMI in Private images and select the AMI. For example, RHEL-7.3_HVM_GA-JBEAP-7.1.0_-20170703-x86_64-1-Access2-GP2.
  4. Choose an instance type. See Supported Amazon EC2 Instance Types for more information on supported Amazon EC2 instance types.
  5. In the Configure Instance Details section, configure the instance settings.
  6. In the Advanced Details section, User data box, you can paste the sample script to run JBoss EAP when the instance is launched. See Launching JBoss EAP on Amazon EC2 Using Script for information about the sample script.


    If required, you can specify the storage, tag the instance, and configure the security group details.

  7. Click Review and Launch. This takes you directly to the Review Instance Launch page.
  8. Click Launch to choose a key pair and launch the instance.

If you have not selected a key pair, you need to specify a key pair before you launch an instance.