FreeBSD on EC2

David Noel david.i.noel at
Mon Dec 9 22:29:15 UTC 2013

> On 12/7/13, David Noel <david.i.noel at> wrote:
>> I started a 10-BETA4 ami on us-west and tried ssh'ing in but had no
>> success. "Operation timed out" is the output. Does anyone know why
>> this might be? The default security group policies default to allowing
>> connections on port 22 from any IP address so I'm confused why ssh
>> isn't working.
> On 12/8/13, David Noel <david.i.noel at> wrote:
> Forgot to update firewall rules to allow outbound ssh. That should fix it.

No, that's not it. Something else is wrong. I spun up "ami-2ebfda1e"
on a free micro instance and tried to ssh in. No luck. I spun up a
RHEL instance and ssh'd in just fine. Is anyone able to log in to the
FreeBSD ami's? If so, which one/s did you use?

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