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Subject:Re: Amazon EC2 instance?
Date:Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:21:05 -0500
From:Mark Bannister <>
Excellent!  What operating system?

On 9/14/2017 11:28 AM, Jim Moseley wrote:
> OK, update time.  I created an Amazon EC2 instance, using the 't2.micro' setup,
> with a 30gb hard drive.  We use a dynamic DNS forwarder ( to
> redirect our URL to this instance's static IP.
> I installed Pdox 9 Runtime & the CWS OCX, and our server app (which keeps
> track of which clients have updated to which version, and which are/are not
> on support).  The server app is up constantly, since clients could call in
> at any time.
> After 1 month, this has not incurred any charges!  So, I basically get to
> use the EC2 instance for free.  This was previously hosted on a stand-alone
> computer, at my tech's house.  They constantly had to deal with connection
> issues, up-time, etc.  With EC2, that all goes away.  I'm mad we didn't do
> this years ago.
> Note that I rarely login to the RDP session - it just runs unattended on
> Amazon's site.
> I hope others can find this useful.
> Jim Moseley

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