I did some research, and found out that other people were reporting similar problems. My blog typically gets a few thousand page views a day.
It also hosts live sample applications running with a PHP or a Java back-end running on Tomcat.
This should trigger the Word Press configuration process.
To create a new instance, access the AWS Management Console and click the EC2 tab: Once your instance is running, you can ssh into it.
The issue might be caused by the fact, that several parameters are set incorrectly for this task or required task is missing in Windows Task Scheduler .