How to access/ping a server located on AWS?

Using UI:
In your security group:

    • Click the inbound tab
    • Create a custom ICMP rule
    • Select echo request
    • Use range for everyone or lock it down to specific IPs
    • Apply the changes
    • and you'll be able to ping.
Using cmd: To do this on the command line you can run:
    • ec2-authorize <group> -P icmp -t -1:-1 -s



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