shutdown and startup AWS CloudFormation EC2 and RDS instances
AWS CloudFormation power switch
AWS CloudFormation power switch allows you to shutdown and startup all EC2, RDS and AutoScaling instances managed by one or more CloudFormation stacks.
install the power switch
to install the power switch, type:
pip install aws-cloudformation-power-switch
to shutdown all instances managed by CloudFormation stacks starting with the name
aws-cfn-power-switch --dry-run --stack-name-prefix dev shutdown
This will show you which EC2, RDS and AutoScaling instances will be shutdown. For Auto Scaling groups, the desired number of instances is set to 0. If the minimum is greater than 0, it will change the minimum setting too.
to startup all instances managed by a CloudFormation stacks starting with the name
aws-cfn-power-switch --dry-run --stack-name-prefix dev startup
This will show you which EC2, RDS and AutoScaling instances will be started. The AutoScaling desired number of instances will be set the maximum desired instances.
deploy the power switch
To deploy the power switch as an AWS Lambda, type:
git clone https://github.com/binxio/aws-cloudwatch-log-minder.git cd aws-cloudwatch-log-minder aws cloudformation deploy \ --capabilities CAPABILITY_IAM \ --stack-name aws-cloudformation-power-switch \ --template-file ./cloudformation/aws-cloudformation-power-switch.yaml \ --override-parameters \ StackNamePrefix=dev \ "Startup=cron(30 7 ? * MON-FRI *)" \ "Shutdown=cron(30 23 ? * MON-FRI *)"
This will shutdown down all EC2, RDS and Auto Scaling instances managed by CloudFormation stacks starting with the
dev at 23:30 and start them backup at 7:30 in the morning.
export LOG_LEVEL=INFO cwlog-minder ...
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