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How to Create a Shorter Alias for Public DNS Hostname

After you’ve created your Amazon EC2 instance, set up Security Groups for ssh, set up your key pair, you will realize that your Public DNS for your EC2 instance is super long and very hard to remember. You also wish you could exclude having to type the "username@" prefix when you ssh to the server. […]

My Public DNS went Missing in my ec2 Instance

My Public DNS went missing in my Amazon ec2 Instance after I did the following: I set up an Elastic IP and associated it with the instance. I then disassociated and removed the Elastic IP. That’s when my Public DNS went missing! However, DON’T PANIC :) The solution is just to wait a few minutes […]