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How to upgrade EC2 Server?

It's time to upgrade your server when

 

Downtime

When upgrading EC2 instances, expert 5 - 10 minutes of downtime.

 

How to upgrade EC2 Server?

1. Login to your server using Remote Desktop Connection and perform system shutdown.

 

2. Login to https://ap-southeast-1.console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/v2/home?region=ap-southeast-1#Instances:sort=instanceId

3. Select the "instance" "Action" "Instance Setting" "Change Instance Type"

4. Select the new instance type and press "Apply". See here for the pricing https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/on-demand/ (Click on Windows and Singapore region)

5. Now power on your server by clicking on "Action" "Instance State" "Start"