Introducing the interactive EC2 Serial Console

Starting today, the interactive EC2 Serial Console is now generally available. EC2 Serial Console provides a simple and secure way to troubleshoot boot and network connectivity issues by establishing a connection to the serial port of an instance. It provides a one-click, text-based access to an instances’ serial port as though a monitor and keyboard were attached to it. This access can be used for interactive troubleshooting.

Source:: Amazon AWS