Obtain AWS Elastic IP address

During this task you will obtain an AWS elastic IP address for a newly launched Access Gateway instance.

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.