How to connect from Chromebook to EC2 with crosh shell

You got  a Chromebook and want to connect to Amazon EC2 instance over SSH from this device.

Press ALT+CTRL+T to access crosh shell screen – it will open new tab in yourChromebook. Now you have to enter these commands per line ssh,host,key and connect as show bellow – my user name, IP of EC2, my AWS key and connect to execute the connection.

crosh>user root
crosh>key MyAWSKey.pem

If all the credentials, IP, Key are correct you should be able to connect over SSH to your Amazon EC2 instance from Chromebook crosh shell. Now you can do all the fun things as usual and administer your server over ssh on Amazon EC2.


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