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Create Key Pair

Create Key Pair

This creates a key pair that can be used for SSH access to EC2 instances.

Navigate to EC2 Create key pairopen in new window wizard

Make sure you have selected the desired region in the upper right corner, such as us-east-1.

  • Name: my-key-pair
  • Key pair type: RSA
  • Private key file format: .pem

Click Create key pair