AWS Getting Started - Managing SoftNAS EC2 Instances

While configuration is largely handled within the SoftNAS UI, EC2 instances can also be managed from within the EC2 Dashboard, in AWS.

  • Log into your account in the AWS console via your browser.
  • Once logged into the console, Select EC2 from Services > Compute > EC2, or if applicable, Recently visited, and navigate to the EC2 Dashboard.

  • You can review a summary of account resources from the EC2 Dashboard. Click Instances to manage your individual instances.

  • You can stop and start individual instances, launch new instances, and many other management tasks by navigating the EC2 console. Select the Instance you would like to manage.
  • Click Actions, and select the desired option.
  1. For more in depth information on individual features or tasks within the EC2 console, review the Amazon Web Services documentation.