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CLI (simple command line client) for making snapshots of AWS EC2 instances

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Create snapshots of AWS EC2 instance volumes.


pip install aws-snap

this should install the CLI tool aws-snap and snapit
the two are interchangable


snapit -h # show help and exit

snapit i-0d2bd932gf7de4c95 # create snapshot of instance with ID i-0d2bd932gf7de4c95

snapit i-0d2bd932gf7de4c95 i-67dfg98s0ijj6y2j0 # snapshots of multiple instances

snapit i-0d2bd932gf7de4c95 -r us-west-1 # specify a region other than the one set in your profile

snapit i-0d2bd932gf7de4c95 -s # stop the instance before snapping

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