A big, simple, start and stop button for EC2 instances
Set your Amazon access keys to the environment variables AWS_ACCESS_KEY and AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY.
Start the server
Point web browser at:
http://localhost:3000/[instance id ]/[elastic IP address]
Where instance id is the id of the EC2 instance and elastic IP address is the elastic IP address that you want to associate the EC2 instance with upon start.
Click the big button to start and stop the instance.