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Allocating an elastic IP to EC2 instance

Allocating an elastic IP to EC2 instance

Difficulty Level
Lab Duration
30 Min
About Lab


During this lab, you will learn how to associate an elastic IP to an EC2 instance and discover the constant Public IP address of the instance due to elastic IP association.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of Elastic IP and how Public IP address of the EC2 instance remains constant even after it is stopped
  • Associate elastic IP to an EC2 instance


No prior experience is required for performing this lab.

Lab Steps:

1. Launching Lab 

  • Click on Start Lab to generate credentials for AWS, it will start the lab.
  • Once the Lab is started, you will be provided with IAM Username, Password, & Login URL.
  • Click on the open console, AWS Management Console will open in a new tab.
  • In the AWS sign in page, the Account ID will be present by default.
  • Leave the Account ID as default. Do not remove or change the Account ID otherwise you cannot proceed with the lab.
  • Use the same IAM Username and Password into AWS Console that is generated on your Qwikskills dashboard. Click on Sign in to log into th