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AWS EC2 Instance Stop

This handler sends a stop request to an AWS EC2 machine instance

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Detailed Description

The stop_instance function can be executed against any valid instance in any state. When executed against an already stopped instance, the Previous Status and Current Status will both be "stopped".

Parameters

Name Description
Instance ID The instance id of the EC2 virtual machine that this handler will send a stop request to.

Sample Configuration

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

Results

Name Description
Previous Status The state of the machine instance prior to the stop request being issued.
Current Status The state of the machine instance after the stop request. The state will typically be "stopping".

Change Log

Version Date Description
1.1 2017-08-24 * Update the EC2 gem to AWS SDK 2.2.34.
* Change Info Values to be more consistent with the other AWS handlers.
* Internal tweaks to make execution similar to other AWS handlers.
* Remove Request Id from results because it is no longer supplied by the AWS EC2 API
1 2011-03-04 * Initial version. See README for details.