For easy to use scenarios of NICE DCV on AWS the NICE DCV for Linux AWS Marketplace offering of has been created: NICE DCV for Linux.

Here are the Usage Instructions – or follow our detailed guide to quickstart DCV on AWS: 

  1. Make sure the instance security groups allow inbound traffic to TCP port 8443.
  2. Make sure the instance has the role to access the license file.
  3. Connect to your remote machine with ssh -i <your-pem-key> ec2-user@<public-dns>
    1. Set the password for the ec2-user with sudo passwd ec2-user. This is the password you will use to log in DCV.
    2. b. create a DCV virtual session using command `dcv create-session <name-of-your-session> 4.
  4. Connect to your remote machine with the NICE DCV native client or web client using https://<public_dns>:8443.

More information can be found at the NICE DCV for Linux listing.