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.

  1. Click Elastic IPs on the left nav of the EC2 Console
  2. On the next screen click Allocate New Address Allocate
  3. On the next screen click Allocate and click Close.
  4. On the following screen, select your instance in the dropdown and click the Associate button. Associate