Because RPort has almost no dependencies it will run flawlessly on any halfway modern Linux. We recommend using Debian 10. Debian is lightweight and secure.
Log in to your AWS console, go to ECS and select your preferred region.
Click "Launch Instances" and type "Debian" into the search bar. Select
64-bit (x86) and click the blue
The RPort server doesn't require a lot of CPU, disk, or memory resources. Selecting a
t2.micro instance is perfect. ✋Do not launch the instance yet. Click "Next: Configure Instance Details".
On "Step 3: Configure Instance Details" you don't have to change anything. Take over all the pre-selected defaults. Click "Next: Add Storage".
On "Step 4: Add Storage" you don't have to change anything. 8 GiB is fairly enough disk storage. Take over all the pre-selected defaults. Click "Next: Add Tags".
On "Step 5: Add Tags" you don't have to change anything. But feel free to add tags to keep your ECS instance well organized. Click "Next: Configure Security Group".
On "Step 6: Configure Security Group" setting up the security group is crucial. Enter the following settings.
All ICMP -IPv4
RPort Tunnel Range
After creating the security group click "Review and launch".
Now click "Launch" to launch the instance. On the last step select which SSH keys to use. The decision is up to you. Finally, launch the instance.
From the list of instances grab the public ipv4 address of your newly created instance.
Connect over SSH to the instance using the
admin user. Usually, you must specify the private key created for the instance or the region. For example
ssh -i .ssh/ec2-ohio.pem [email protected]
After the login, change to the root account by typing in
👉 Now proceed to Install RPort on any virgin cloud VM