avalanche. If your local machine has MacOS or Linux, select the
pemfile format. If it's Windows, use the
ppkfile format. Optionally, you can add tags for the key pair to assist with tracking.
Create key pair. You should see a success message, and the key file should be downloaded to your local machine. Without this file, you will not be able to access your EC2 instance. Make a copy of this file and put it on a separate storage medium such as an external hard drive. Keep this file secret; do not share it with others.
Avalanche Security Group. This will enable us to know what this security group is when we see it in the list of security groups.
Create security group. You should see the new security group in the list of security groups.
My Avalanche Node. This will make it clear what this instance is on your list of EC2 instances.
avalanchekey pair you made earlier in the tutorial. Check the box acknowledging that you have access to the
.ppkfile created earlier (make sure you've backed it up!) and then click Launch Instances.
IPv4 Public IPfield to use later. From now on we call this value
CTRL + ALT + T) and navigate to the directory containing the
.pemfile you downloaded earlier.
.pemfiles generally live) with:
PUBLICIPwith the public IP field from earlier.)
PUBLICIPwe set up earlier.
curl. If you're making the request from the EC2 instance, the request is:
NodeID-DznHmm3o7RkmpLkWMn9NqafH66mqunXbM. Copy your node ID for later. Your node ID is not a secret, so you can just paste it into a text editor.
/etc/systemd/system/avalanchego.service(created during the installation process) to include flags that enable these endpoints. Don't manually enable any APIs unless you have a reason to.
~/aws_avalanche_backup. The contents of this directory are secret. You should hold this directory on storage not connected to the internet (like an external hard drive.)
sudo systemctl status avalanchego.