Introduction to Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS)

Lab Details

  1. This lab walks you through the steps to launch and configure an HTTPD container on ECS Cluster.

  2. You will practice using Amazon Elastic Container Service Cluster by creating Task definitions and Service. 

  3. Duration: 60 minutes

  4. AWS Region: US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1

Architecture Diagram

Task Details

  1. Launching Lab Environment

  2. Create a Security Group for the ECS Cluster

  3. Create a Key Pair for the EC2 instances, inside the ECS Cluster

  4. Launching an ECS Cluster

  5. Create Task definitions.

  6. Create a Service and start HTTPD container in ECS

  7. Test the HTTPD container in ECS Cluster

  8. SSH into the underlying EC2 instance and run Docker commands

  9. Validation of the lab

  10. Deleting AWS Resources