How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

Questions : How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

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I want to be able to transfer a number of in4codes_amazon-ec2 files (html, php, jpg, etc…) to my Amazon in4codes_amazon-ec2 EC2 instance that I’m hosting my web server in4codes_amazon-ec2 on. What is the easiest or most effective in4codes_amazon-ec2 way to do this?

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Answers 1 : of How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

The simplest way is to install an FTP in4codes_amazon-ec2 service on your EC2 host, open port 21 in4codes_amazon-ec2 in the firewall and Security Group, and in4codes_amazon-ec2 use your FTP client of choice on Win7 to in4codes_amazon-ec2 push the data up.

For bonus points, use SFTP instead over in4codes_amazon-ec2 port 22. You don’t mention the EC2 host in4codes_amazon-ec2 OS, but if it’s Windows you can use in4codes_amazon-ec2 msftpsvr on the host and FileZilla on in4codes_amazon-ec2 Win7.

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Answers 2 : of How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

Simplest way.

  1. Launch putty. Linux users can simply launch the terminal.
  2. scp -i /path/to/PEM_File /path/to/file [email protected]_address.amazonaws.com:/path/to/copy

If you’re looking for something UI in4codes_amazon-ec2 based, I’d go with Filezilla.

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Answers 3 : of How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

Windows remote desktop allows you to in4codes_amazon-ec2 make certain drive on your local in4codes_amazon-ec2 computer available on to the cloude in4codes_amazon-ec2 instance.

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You can also install Dropbox on your EC2 in4codes_amazon-ec2 instance and selectively sync files in4codes_amazon-ec2 (assuming you use Dropbox). It’s a in4codes_amazon-ec2 pretty painless way to set things up, in4codes_amazon-ec2 though you do add some overhead to your in4codes_amazon-ec2 EC2 instance because you’re always in4codes_amazon-ec2 running Dropbox.

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wget -O ./filename <URL TO FILE> 

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Answers 6 : of How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

These are all valid ways but not by far in4codes_amazon-ec2 the simplest. For small files, once you in4codes_amazon-ec2 are connected to your E2C remotely it’s in4codes_amazon-ec2 as simple as copy/paste or drag/drop in4codes_amazon-ec2 from your pc to your remotely connected in4codes_amazon-ec2 E2C to copy your files over. For larger in4codes_amazon-ec2 files that may not copy this way you can in4codes_amazon-ec2 easily add the volume your files exist in4codes_amazon-ec2 on as an available local resource then in4codes_amazon-ec2 you will simply copy the files from in4codes_amazon-ec2 drive to drive on the E2C directly.

  1. After launching remote desktop before connecting – click ‘show options’
  2. On the Local Resources tab under ‘Local devices and resources’ click ‘More…’
  3. Put a check in the resource you want to be available and click ‘OK’
  4. Connect as usual and your resource will now be available on the E2C to copy from.

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Answers 7 : of How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

The best way to do is through WinScp in4codes_amazon-ec2 you can also use some similar software, in4codes_amazon-ec2 for winscp use the pem that you got and in4codes_amazon-ec2 convert it into ppk file and utilize the in4codes_amazon-ec2 same to login to winscp.

But if you have a linux instance you in4codes_amazon-ec2 have the access to add files in only two in4codes_amazon-ec2 folders either in home/ubuntu or temp.

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Answers 8 : of How to transfer files to Amazon EC2 instance from my Windows 7 computer

If your remote EC2 instance is a remote in4codes_amazon-ec2 desktop you can simply transfer files in4codes_amazon-ec2 first by connecting with it via an in4codes_amazon-ec2 elastic IP and then using simple copy in4codes_amazon-ec2 and paste to transfer files between your in4codes_amazon-ec2 local computer and remote desktop.

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