Amazon EC2-Changing instance type

Posted: April 24, 2018 in AWS, Linux

If we face hardware limitations of our EC2 instance, we can’t just increase Memory/CPU cores as in VMWare, instead we must change instance type.It’s set of predefined images with different hardware specifications.(More info here)

First,stop EC2 instance:




Then, from Action menu,select Instance Settings-Change Instance Type




Select instance type and click Apply



Now start instance. (Note that new public IP is assigned.The instance retains its private IPv4 addresses

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