Setting Up Next.js on AWS EC2 Instance
Next.js is a React-based web application framework built on top of Node.js web application, AWS EC2 is Amazon AWS Service's cloud computing which hosts the VM in the cloud. In this tutorial, we will manually create an EC2 instance and then SSH into the instance and install and set up the Next.js.
Create AWS EC2 Instance
Setup Next.js at EC2
After setup the EC2 instance, choose the instance we just created and connect to the instance by using the EC2 instance Connect.
Install Node.js at EC2
SSH into the EC2, then run the following to install the node.js.
sudo yum update -y curl -fsSL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_14.x | sudo bash - sudo yum install -y nodejs
Create Next App
We'll use the Next.js app command
create-next-app to setup the
default app, after finish the steps mentioned at the command line, run the
npm run dev. This will start the server on
Verify Next.js at EC2
Since we setup the security group and open the 3000 port, so you can type the EC2's public ip address with port 3000 to load the page.
This blog provide simple steps of how to setup Next.js at AWS EC2 instance, hopefully this can help you get familiar with EC2 with Next.js.