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Launch Fedora CoreOS in Amazon Web Services from the next image.

Free of charge
At the time of writing this test case, FCOS could be launched free of charge in AWS, making it possible to run this test case without paying for it.


NOTE: You are not required to run this test case. If you don't already have an account or don't want to create one then skip this test.

  1. Create an Amazon AWS account.

How to test

  1. Pick the closest region in the list of FCOS AWS next images and copy the AMI image ID.
  2. Follow Launching on Amazon Web Services (AWS) documentation to launch the image in AWS using this AMI image ID.
  3. Use the provided instructions in AWS to SSH to the new FCOS instance using ssh username@ipaddress (replace username and ipaddress with actual values).
    • If you did not provide a custom Ignition file and only provided a SSH key-pair, then the default username to use is core.
  4. Don't forget to terminate your instance after you're done with testing, so that you don't end up paying for an eternal-running machine.

Expected Results

  1. The system launches in AWS according to the instructions.
  2. You can connect through SSH.
  3. The linked documentation is clear, all steps are understandable, and nothing important is missing from it.


  1. Instead of providing just a SSH key-pair, familiarize yourself with FCOS provisioning philosophy and create an Ignition file (copying the simplest example is fine). Then run this test case again, this time using your custom Ignition file.
  2. Instead of launching the AWS instance from the command line, use AWS web interface to launch it. At the download page, click on the link next to your selected image to be redirected to the AWS web interface.