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 AWS
Management Console (Dashboard) and embed it below.
The screenshot should
include the username you created during setup.
Launch a Windows Virtual Machine (VM).
Provide a detailed overview of the steps
required to install the Microsoft Windows operating system on the VM.
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 in to your AWS account.
-Go to the EC2 dashboard and select “Launch Instance”.
-Select Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Base 64-bit (free tier eligible)
-Select General Purpose, t2.micro (free tier eligible)
-We will keep the default setting, so click “Review and Launch” at the bottom of the
-Leave the default settings and click the “Launch” button at the bottom of the screen.
-A pop-up window will appear for you to configure a key pair. You will have three
options: When the pop-up appears, select “Create a new key pair” and name it
whatever you like.
- Select “Download Key Pair” (Save file and remember where it is saved)
- Click “Launch Instances”
-On the next page, click “View Instances” to see the instance that you just created.
Upon completion of this assignment, export your file as a PDF and upload to the