Installing QIIME 2 using Amazon Web Services¶
1. Determine which AWS AMI to use¶
For a full list of QIIME 2 AWS AMIs, please check out the AWS AMIs link. Once you have determined which image you would like to use, please resume this guide.
2. Set up an AWS account¶
Point your browser to https://aws.amazon.com and log in (you will need to provide a credit card if you haven’t already created an account).
3. Choose region¶
Set your region to “US West (Oregon)”.
4. Launch an instance¶
When launching an instance, select “Community AMIs”, and search for the AMI you selected in Step 1 (above).
When prompted to set up a security group, make sure that port 22 is open. Next, when prompted to set up an SSH keypair, choose “Proceed without a keypair”.
6. Log in¶
Once the machine has finished booting, you can SSH into it by running
ssh qiime2@<PUBLIC_AWS_IP_ADDRESS>, replacing
<PUBLIC_AWS_IP_ADDRESS> with the public IP address for the machine (this will be provided by AWS). When prompted, provide the password