9. Depending on the size of the Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volume, the instance launch can take longer than an hour. To check the instance launch status, you can run the describe-instances AWS CLI command:
10. After the status changes to Name: Running, you can proceed. Run the associate-address AWS CLI command and be sure to enter the following:
For --instance-id, enter the ID that you noted in step 8.
For --public-ip, enter the IP address that you noted in step 4. If you created a virtual network interface with DHCP IP address assignment, then run the describe-virtual-network-interfaces Snowball client command to get the IP address assigned by DHCP.