Week 2 Assignment Template
CMIT 495 Current Trends and Projects in Computer Networks and Security
Week 2 – Cloud Computing
Log in to your newly created AWS account and take a screenshot of the dashboard and
embed it below.
The screenshot should include the username you created during
Launch a Windows Virtual Machine (VM).
Provide a detailed overview of the steps
required to install the Microsoft Windows operating system on the VM.
The steps may
be listed in bullet points or complete sentences. Use as much space as required.
Finally, take a screenshot of the desktop and embed it below.
Log into the following website
From the EC2
Management right underneath Create Instance click on the blue Launch Instance button
and select “Launch Instance.”
Scroll down until you find the Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Base 64-bit (x86)
instance and click on the blue “Next” button.
When choosing the Instance Type selected the General Purpose t2.micro for my
instance type (the second option) and clicked on the blue “Next” button.
From here you can either click on the blue “Review and Launch” button or click
on the gray button for Configure Instance Details.
If you select Review and Launch
option all the VM configurations will be the default.
If you select the Configure Instance
Details you can specific your settings.
I’m going to select Review and Launch since I do
not have the need to specific those configurations.
This window is your last chance to make any configuration changes prior to
launching the VM.
If you are satisfied with all your settings click on the blue “Launch”
Upon completion of this assignment, export your file as a PDF and upload to the