EC2 Tech test

This tech-test should take less than 30 mins.

  1. Find Simon Hewins (Bishops Stordford) on Skype, ping him and ask him to start and EC2 instance an provide you with the DNS name, public certificate, and your username.
  2. Download and install putty
  3. Read this article and the connect to the EC2 instance Simon specified above
  4. Become the user that Simon specified above and write a very simple shell script call techtest.ksh that show cases some of the commands you can perform.
  5. Ping Simon to inform him you have completed the test.