Setting up Amazon EC2

This page describes the process of configuring Studio to work with Amazon EC2. We assume that you already have AWS credentials and an AWS account set up.

Install boto3

Studio interacts with AWS via the boto3 API. Thus, in order to use EC2 cloud you’ll need to install boto3:

pip install boto3

Set up credentials

Add credentials to a location where boto3 can access them. The recommended way is to install the AWS CLI:

pip install awscli

and then run

aws configure

and enter your AWS credentials and region. The output format cam be left as None. Alternatively, use any method of letting boto3 know the credentials described here: