Grails on AWS EC2

Here are the steps I took to deploy a Grails app on AWS EC2 with Grails 2.2.3. This is a follow-up to my previous post but using EC2 instead of Elastic Beanstalk. I’m switching from Elastic Beanstalk to EC2 because EB doesn’t allow you to stop an instance and as a result you also cannot change the instance type.

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