Why in the world would you want to use Forge to manage your AWS instance? Because sometimes we just want a quick and clean way to get a Laravel instance up and running on AWS without a bunch of manual processes. Here’s a complete setup from A-F-B to connect your AWS to Forge then your Bitbucket repo. If you have any comments, questions or suggestions feel free to shoot me a message!
If you have had any issues connecting your AWS EC2 instance
to Forge.Laravel and Bitbucket
you’re not alone!
Instructions: Account Setup
Set up your AWS EC2 instance, see detailed instructions below if you are not familiar with the process. I Forge tells you to set up an ubuntu instance so this is what I selected:
Here is the summary of the instance I chose.
DOWNLOAD THE SSH KEY AFTER YOU CLICK LAUNCH OR YOU ARE HOSED!!!