AWS Classroomnotes 21/May/2022


  • AWS CLI can be executed from AWS Cloud Shell
  • Installing AWS CLI Refer Here
  • If you instal aws cli then you need to configure credentials. Refer Here to create credentials and configure credentials
  • Refer Here for the ec2 cli docs
  • Lets find the key pairs Refer Here
  • list all the key pairs Refer Here
  • To query the result we can use JMES Path Refer Here
  • Lets see how the jmes path can be used with aws cli
  • For creating instances Refer Here
  • Use the following bash to create an ubuntu 20 image based ec2 instance

# lets find the ec2 key value pairs
keypair=$(aws ec2 describe-key-pairs --query "KeyPairs[0].KeyName")
echo "Selected key pair is $keypair"

# lets find the security group
sg_id=$(aws ec2  describe-security-groups --group-names "openall" --query "SecurityGroups[0].GroupId")
echo "Selected security group is ${sg_id}"

# lets find the ami id
ami_id=$(aws ec2 describe-images --filters "Name=owner-id,Values=099720109477" "Name=description, Values='Canonical, Ubuntu, 20.04 LTS, amd64 focal image build on 2022-04-19'" --query "Images[0].ImageId" --output text) 

echo "Selected ami id id ${ami_id}"


aws ec2 run-instances --image-id $ami_id --instance-type $instance_size --key-name $keypair --security-group-ids $sg_id

* To remove the ec2 instance terminate the instance
* Exercise:
* For existing script Refer Here
* Try to create a redhat 8 based ec2 instance from cli
* stop the ec2 instance aws ec2 stop-instances
* start the ec2 instace aws ec2 start-instances
* get the public ip aws ec2 describe-instance --instance-ids <> --query "Reservations[0].Instances[0].PublicIpAddress"
* login into ec2 instance
* install some thing
* logout
* terminate the ec2 instance aws ec2 terminate-instances --instance-id

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