I find that I will shutdown EC2 instances that I don’t need for some period of time. However, on restart, some of the settings are dynamically assigned, requiring additional steps to enable access.
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.
Here are the steps I took to deploy a Grails app on AWS Elastic Beanstalk for the first time using the AWS Free Tier using Grails 2.2.3. Continue reading