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AWS EC2 Instance Retrieve Status

This handler returns the status for the specified EC2 machine instance.

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Detailed Description

This handler returns the status for the specified EC2 machine instance.

Parameters

Name Description
Instance ID The instance id of the EC2 virtual machine that this handler will retrieve the status of

Sample Configuration

Parameter Example Configuration
Instance ID <%= @answers['Instance ID'] %>

Authentication

This handler requires two info values for AWS authentication: Access Key ID and
the Secret Access Key. These are analogous to username and password.

To find authentication values from the AWS account:

  1. Navigate to the following URL: https://aws.amazon.com/account/
  2. Click the "Security Credentials" link (if you are not logged in, you will
     be prompted to do so).
  3. Click the "Access Credentials" link.  Here you will find a list of your
     Access Keys.
  5. Use the Access Key ID to configure the access_key_id info value of this
     handler.
  6. To retrieve the Secret Access Key, click the "Show" link next to the Access
     Key ID that will be used.
  7. Use the Secret Access Key to configure the secret_access_key info value of
     this handler.

Results

Name Description
Instance Status The status of the specified EC2 machine instance.

Change Log

Version Date Description
1 2012-01-26 Initial version