There are two AWS key services we'll be making use of during this guide:
Sign up is relatively straightforward, but you'll need both a credit card (you won't be charged right away) and a telephone number (for verification).
Throughout this guide we will be using the EC2 Command Line Interface (CLI) tools.
Amazon provides extensive documentation on how to get this up and running in your environment:
To import the image you'll need your key ID and the secret. Browse to Security Credentials:
Access Keys and Create New Access Key:
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