Monday, June 29, 2020

How to create an Elastic IP Address in AWS and assign to your EC2 instance | Associate Elastic IP address to EC2 instance

If you are using AWS free tier account, every time you stop and restart the EC2 instance the public ip/dns name changes. To avoid this you can use Elastic IP address provided by AWS. Elastic IP address is static IP address or permanent address provided by AWS. 

How to create Elastic IP address:

Go to AWS console, Click on EC2, Elastic IPs.

Click on Allocate Elastic IP address


Now it should create Elastic IP address.



Click on Actions, Associate Elastic IP address and choose your instance from Instances textbox and pick up the Private ip address automatically.

That's it! Elastic IP(static) address have been assigned to your EC2 instance.

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