How to access EC2 over HTTPS? [No ACM, No LB]

Motivation / Why?

There are times that you just need to spin up a server quickly, experiment with something and etc… but you need an HTTPS secure connection. (e.g. WebRTC signaling calls, webhook requests)

Overview

In this article, we’re gonna use AWS API Gateway proxy in order to have an HTTPS connection for our API deployed on an EC2 instance.
There are some articles and tutorials out there which use a load balancer (ALB/NLB), VPC Link to achieve this same goal, but they would cost you extra money which we can easily avoid.

Continue reading How to access EC2 over HTTPS? [No ACM, No LB]