AWS EC2 information and connection tool
AWS Instance Information
awsi script can help search for a server in aws and connect to it.
It uses boto to connect to AWS and build a register of all the ec2 instances you have access too.
It can generate a cache of all servers in the configured regions by calling
It can then connect to an instance using the instanceId, public ip address or name tag If more than one server is found (maybe they have the same name) it will show you all of them and require you to use a different piece of information. ID is unique so this is recommended.
pip install awsi
In you home directory create a folder called '.awsi'
In this folder create a config file called 'config.cfg'
The contents of the file should look like the following.
where profiles refer to your aws cli profiles found in .aws/credentials | .aws/config
usage: awsi [-h] [--refresh | --list | --version] [search_string [search_string ...]] positional arguments: search_string ip, instance id or string to find in Name tag optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit --refresh refresh the cache --list list all instances in the cache --version print version
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