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. An address is allocated.
  4. Click Close.
  5. Select the row associated with the new Elastic IP address and choose ActionsAssociate.
  6. Select the new instance from the Instance dropdown and click Associate.

    Associate Elastic IP with instance

  7. Verify that the IP address was associated with the instance by clicking ServicesEC2.
  8. In the navigation pane, go to Instances, click Instances.

    Instance Elastic IP

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