How To Get a Permanent IP Address
Your QU4RTET server will launch with a public IP address that will change every time your system reboots. This is fine for a test server or a temporary instance- but for QA and production-class instances, you'll most certainly need a permanent IP address.
Get an Elastic IP Address
NOTE: If you're just following along to learn, skip this section; however, if you actually plan on using your QU4RTET server for testing, QA or Production you'll want an IP address that doesn't change.
- Click Elastic IPs on the left nav of the EC2 Console
- On the next screen click Allocate New Address
- On the next screen click Allocate and click Close.
- On the following screen, select your instance in the dropdown and click the Associate button.