Today I’m going to show you how to get a free amazon windows VPS for 12 months totally free … It’s FREE!
Most of the peoples ask for an amazon windows VPS that they can use for their copy of Mass Planner if you want to keep your account posting 24/7 but don’t want to keep your computer on all day long the easy solution is to use an amazon windows VPS.
In this article we’re going to cover the following:
- How to get a free amazon windows VPS for 1 year.
- Connect to your amazon windows VPS using remote desktop on Windows.
- How to use your local drive in remote connections.
- Copy data from your PC to the VPS.
- How to install and start using Mass Planner on your new amazon windows VPS.
- Disable IE Enhanced Security in Windows Server 2012.
- How to get notifications when you go over the limits of your free amazon windows VPS.
Amazon provides you cheap VPS and this will be the best solution for you – a free Windows VPS that you can use for 1 year at 0$ costs. It’s not very powerful but it’s decent enough.
This is not a powerful machine and you can’t use a lot of accounts on it, for that you will need a better server and there are a lot of places where you can get that online.
So let’s get started:
1. How to get free amazon windows VPS for 1 year
Many peoples know but most of the peoples probably don’t know that Amazon offers a free VPS for 1 year. Amazone makes it a bit hard to navigate through all their settings and signup so here’s a short tutorial and guide on how to do it easy and fast.
Things you will need for free VPS:
- A valid credit card, I will show you to billed free
- Require to enter a phone number – they will call to verify your identity(call is automated not human)- I will also tell you how to verify with USA phone number with android application.
- 10-15 minutes of your time depending on how fast you are filling up amazon windows VPS forms.
What you will get from amazon windows VPS:
- 1Gb of RAM
- 30Gb HDD Space ( around 11Gb free after the OS is installed)
- 2.49Ghz 1 virtual processor
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard.
- 1GB monthly free traffic ( if go over amazon will charge $0.40 per 1Gb)
It’s not much but it’s pretty decent, but the most important are that it’s free for 1 year and it will suffice for any day-to-day post scheduling. The first thing we have to do is enter AWS which is the official site of Amazon.
Once we inside, click on the button that says “REGISTER” and we will see this:
Now you will be taken to the signup page for the AWS service, go ahead and create a new account by selecting “I am a new user” and entering your email like this:
we put our real email, choose the option “I am a new user” and click “Identify (Secure Server)” and you will get this:
We fill in our false or real data, it does not matter, and we click on “Create account”:
Here we fill the form with false or true data as they wish but I note that the phone number has to be real because we are going to receive a call With the verification code and click on “Create an account and continue”:
Here we have to put the data of a credit card, eye, here is necessary to put a real or virtual card but have to have at least U $ D 1.00 for. That they can verify the card is real, that dollar that they charge from the credit card they reimburse to us in the same day or at most within a span of 24 hours. Personally, I did it with a fake card that I removed from https://passport.yandex.ru/, however, some people say that it does not work, they do not lose anything with a try, as I said before I worked. now I will show you how to get fake or real virtual credit card.
How to Get Free virtual Credit Card:
- First, open this link https://money.yandex.ru/cards
2. Click on “Open a wallet” and fill out the form as shown below.
3. You must click on virtual Yandex.money free card
4. Finally, you get a virtual master card number. you can put this number in amazon VPS form for the transaction.
Fill in your credit card details and select the expiration date. Enter your name, either leave the address that you already entered or select a new one, after that press “Continue”. You will be redirected to the Identity verification step:
Now amazon web service wants to verify that you are Who. so you are going to get an automated call from Amazon and will need to enter the provided PIN number. Make sure that you entered phone number correctly and click the “Call me now” yellow button.
You should immediately receive a call, they will also display a PIN number on your screen you will need to enter that PIN number on your telephone keypad. When successful you will receive a message on your computer screen stating that your identity verification is complete.
Now just click the “Continue to select your Support Plan” button.
Now just select Basic(Free) and click Continue and you finally have your Amazon Web Services account. enjoy….!
How to Creat Amazon EC2
After completing you might be prompted to enter your AWS password again for sign-in. Go ahead and enter username and password and login to the AWS management console. There are a lot of amazon services and someone that is new to this might feel a little lost, here is how the management console looks like.
Once inside we will have what has seen in the image above and we have to click where it says EC2 and we will have something like this as shown above.
As we see gives us the option to choose LINUX or WINDOWS servers. In this article, I will show you how to do the windows server. As you can see all those who say “Free tier eligible” in a gray box are the ones we can choose free! Well, we select the “Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Base” server by clicking on the blue button on the right that says “SELECT” and we will have something like this.
We leave the one that is selected by default and we click on the gray button at bottom right that says “Configure Instance Details” and we will have this.
We leave everything like this and we click the gray button below that says “add storage”. Again we leave everything like this and we give the button that says “Tag Instance”. We put the name that we want and we click the button below that says “Configure Security Group”.
This will be prompted you to select a new key pair or create one. This file in order to get the password for your amazon windows VPS, so makes sure you download it somewhere safe. It will also be useful in case you lose your password and need to login to your amazon windows VPS. So select from the dropdown box “Create a new key pair” and enter a name for that file.
First, you have to click on the blue button that says Launch, then we pop-up here we must choose in the drop menu the option “Create a new key pair” and below we put the name that we want and we click on “Download key pair “And this will download “.PEM” file and lastly we click the blue button that says” Launch Instances “and we will have this on the main page of our instances:
Now just click on “download key pair” and your browser should prompt you to download a new file to your computer, it will be named as you gave it, with a .pem extension. Download and save it somewhere on your computer.
Now the blue “Launch instances” button should be usable, so click it and you should receive a message that your new instance is launching.
Click on the blue button and you will be taken back to the AWS console your newly created amazon windows VPS instance will be listed.
You will see your VPS with the status of running. There is the Connect button above it, click that. And another window should appear with instructions on how to connect to your VPS.
We give you right click and select the option “Get windows password”:
And we will get this:
Now we click on the select file and choose the “.PEM” file that we downloaded before. And once done this we will get the user and the password to log in to our server:
Done this. Now we are going to open the remote connection of windows. And once opened copy the DNS address.
Connecting to your newly created amazon windows VPS through remote desktop is quite simple. If you did not have the .rdp file that you downloaded earlier. You would have had to create your connection manually and enter the IP of your amazon windows VPS.
Connect to your amazon windows VPS using remote desktop
Skip an extra step and click “Connect”. Now you will be presented with the login screen where you need to enter your password.
Enter your password under Administrator and click ok. Once you click Yes, you will enter you amazon windows VPS. You are now connected to your new amazon windows VPS machine and can do anything you want. Just use it, install programs on it. It will run 24/7 and you don’t need to worry about anything.