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Wrapper that displays all available EC2 instances and launchs an SSM console session for the selected one

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Connect to SSM console of any deployed instance.


Setup your profiles using the aws cli

aws configure --profile PROFILE_NAME

You can also leave out the --profile PROFILE_NAME param to set your default credentials

Refer to this doc for more information

This code now has an external dependency on fzf please install it using your preferred package manager.



pip install awscon


git clone
cd awscon
python install


No test at the moment... SHAME!

How to use?

  • An exported env var named AWS_PROFILE is required, as this is the profile that will be used to retrieve running ec2 instances
  • Profile must include the region, currently we only support one region.
  • Run awscon it will retrieve your EC2 running instances and display a menu to connect to them.


Contributions are more than welcomed!


python sdist bdist_wheel
twine upload --repository-url dist/*
twine upload dist/*


Inspired by the AWS profile switcher awsp



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