Obtain AWS Elastic IP address

To obtain an Elastic IP Address:

  1. In the navigation pane, go to NETWORK & Security, click Elastic IPs.

  2. Click Allocate new address.

  3. .Select Amazon pool and click Allocate.
    A new address is allocated.

  4. Click Close.
  5. Select the row associated with the new Elastic IP address and choose Actions > Associate.

  6. In the Instance drop-box, select the newly started instance and click Associate.
    Associate Elastic IP with instance

  7. Verify that the IP address was associated with the instance by clicking Services > EC2.

  8. In the navigation pane, go to Instances, click Instances.
    Instance Elastic IP

    Note that the newly acquired elastic up address is now associated with the instance.