AWS Lab Instructions

Virtual Training Recommendations

To help prepare for class before the live virtual class, please check that your computer/internet connection meets the system requirements to view this training. Administrator access to the computer (if running Windows, you can download a desktop app but it is not required to view the virtual class).

  • Web Browser: Be sure to use Chrome or Firefox.
  • Audio: Please be sure your speakers are on and microphone is muted. A headset is recommended.
  • Network: You must have hard wired network or reliable Wi-Fi.

Tip: be sure to close unnecessary browsers and connections (VPN, Skype, etc) that might make your connection to the training lag.


Hands-On Labs

To successfully complete the hands-on labs, your device should be able to:

  • Connect to a Windows Remote Desktop using any standard RDP client
  • Connect to a Linux server using any standard Terminal Emulator/SSH Client (e.g. PuTTY or MobaXterm)
  • Edit commands using a text editor. A professional text editor (e.g.: NotePad++, Sublime Text, Atom) is highly recommended
  • You may wish to use a secondary device such as a tablet to review documentation while you work on your main device.

Labs will be available to you on the first day of class through If you have not previously set up an account with qwikLABS® you should do that now, using the web page. Please note, the AWS Cloud Practitioner course does not include hands-on labs.

Student Guide Access

You will be receiving a separate email from Gilmore Global/eVantage with instructions on accessing your courseware.

You will need to set up a user account to access your Student Guide. Create your account prior to the class and use the same email address that you used to register for this class. If you have previously attended an AWS Training class, you can use an existing account.