How to install ec2-api-tools for fedora

When we want to connect to amazon server instance through linux terminal then you need to install ec2-api-tools for fedora. We given full detailed information.

How to install ec2-api-tools for fedora

For installing the ec2-api-tools in linux box follow the steps.

You will find the rpm package in following URL:

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=ec2-api-tools&submit=Search+…&system=&arch=

Use following commands for installing the api-tools.
[root@localhost www]# cd /tmp/
[root@localhost tmp]# wget ftp://195.220.108.108/linux/rpmfusion/nonfree/fedora/releases/12/Everything/i386/os/ec2-api-tools-1.3.36506-1.fc12.noarch.rpm
After this when I started to connect my amazon server instance then I got following error message.

Permissions 0755 for ‘ec2-project.pem’ are too open.

It is recommended that your private key files are NOT accessible by others.
This private key will be ignored.
bad permissions: ignore key: ec2-project.pem

For solving the issue you need to change the key file permission to 700. For that use following command

[root@localhost EC2key]$ chmod 700 -R ec2-project.pem
[root@localhost EC2key]$ ssh -i ec2-project.pem root@ec2-59-16-79-85.compute-1.amazonaws.com
Last login: Mon Jan 10 01:08:27 2011 from 158.162.131.50
[root@domU-18-33-35-0B-D5-02 ~]#

 

How to install ec2-api-tools for fedora

How to install ec2-api-tools for fedora

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