Creating and Interacting with a Lightsail Instance

Hands-On Lab


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Adrian Cantrill

Training Architect





In this learning activity, we will use Amazon Lightsail to create a simple Linux instance. The goal for this activity is to gain experience with: The basic components of Lightsail Creating SSH keys to connect to Lightsail Creating a Lightsail instance Instance monitoring basics Basic instance operations (Start, Stop, Restart) Deleting instances An understanding of these objectives is essential for intermediate-level tasks in Lightsail.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.