Connect to your Linux instance - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
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Connect to your Linux instance

Connect to the Linux instances that you launched and transfer files between your local computer and your instance.

To connect to a Windows instance, see Connect to your Windows instance in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Windows Instances.

Connection options

The operating system of your local computer determines the options that you have to connect from your local computer to your Linux instance.

If your local computer operating system is Linux or macOS X
If your local computer operating system is Windows

If you need to troubleshoot boot, network configuration, and other issues for instances built on the Amazon Nitro System, you can use the EC2 Serial Console for Linux instances.