Steps for setting up a Q&A bot server on AWS

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Mahesh Godavarti

P.S. If you are not already signed up the bot challenge and would like to do so, click on https://www.qalaxia.com/join/9447614 and follow the prompts.

STEP1: Sign up for an AWS account - https://aws.amazon.com

STEP2: Navigate to https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/v2/home?region=us-east-1#Home

STEP3: Click on "Launch Instance" as shown in the image below:

STEP 4: Search for "Qalaxia" in the search bar and click on "1 results" in Community AMIs

STEP 5: Click on "Select" as shown below:

STEP 6: Select "Review and Launch" after ensuring t2.micro free tier eligible is selected (by default) as shown below:

STEP 7: Edit the security groups as shown below:

STEP 8: Add http and https rules to the security group as shown below and then click on "Review and Launch"

STEP 9: Click "Launch" as shown below:

STEP 10: Create a new key pair that will be used to ssh (login) into the machine as shown below. Do not forget to save the .pem file that is generated. It is needed for you to ssh into the machine. Note that you can give the key pair any name you want. Then click on "Launch Instances".

STEP 11: You will get a message saying that your instances are successfully launching. Click on "View Instances"

STEP 12: You will see your launched instance. Make sure to take note of the IP address. This is the IP address of your QA bot server.

That's it! Feel free to ask any questions you have by clicking on "Ask a Question" button just below the blog.