This is a tutorial on setting up Dionaea on an EC2 instance. Amazon currently off a free EC2 Micro Instance so you should be able to do this too without any cost.
- Amazon AWS account
EC2 Server Set up for Dionaea
Click on the Community AMIs tab. Here you need a AMI for Ubuntu 10.04, these vary between AWS Regions. A list of AMIs is available here. Pick an AMI with root store ‘ebs’ and arch ‘32-bit’.
Push Continue and then Launch
Your server has now been set up and will shortly launch. Note that you have allowed TCP access to all services on this machine so do not install anything that could be compromised. It’s possible to tighten up that security but it’s a little more complicated - perhaps a subject for a later blog post.
Setting up Dionaea on your EC2 Server
Find the address of your server by selecting it and choosing Instance Actions > Connect. Follow the instruction to connect to your server using the key you generated and downloaded earlier. Putty users may need to use puttygen to convert their key.
Once you’re connected you can have Dionaea up and running in minutes by following this tutorial: /2012/02/quick-install-of-dionaea-on-ubuntu/