You can provide
user-data to your server to configure it after it has been created. This is useful
if you want to install additional software or make automated configuration changes.
Currently, we support the following formats:
Please also take a look at the cloud-config examples.
Bash / PowerShell Note
If you decide to use bash or PowerShell to configure your server, please ensure that you
provide the correct shebang on the first line.
For bash this is
#!/bin/bash and for Powershell this is
Example Linux cloud-config
This example runs an update and upgrade, changes the timezone on the server and installs git.
Example Windows cloud-config
This example changes the timezone on the server.