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Helpful CLI utilities for querying and connecting to EC2 instances

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Helpful CLI utilities to filter and connect to EC2 instances.



% ec2who nginx2
# or
% ec2who
# or
% ec2who ec2-204-236-192-148
nginx2 i-d5236fbd us-east-1c

% ec2who "nginx*"
nginx1 i-d5236fbd us-east-1c
nginx2 i-d5237fbd us-east-1c
nginx3 i-d5238fbd us-east-1c

% ec2who "10.*.207"
nginx3 i-d5238fbd us-east-1c

ec2ssh and ec2host:


% ec2ssh nginx2
# equivalent to
# ssh

% ec2ssh root@appserver
% ec2ssh deploy@nginx2 sudo restart nginx

# accompanying ec2host script

# w/o arg: prints all active instances
% ec2host

# w/ arg: prints host name of matching instance
% ec2host django2


% ec2getsnaps db1
2012-01-28T02:04:18+0000 db1-xlog 100%



Host *.ec2
User ubuntu
ProxyCmd ec2sshproxy %h %p

% ssh my-server-tag.ec2


* `Original Project, ec2-ssh <>`
* `Instagram <>`


* 1.0 - initial release, addition of ec2who and migration of deprecated ec2ssh project
* 1.4 - added ec2sshproxy
* 1.5 - added support for VPC hosts

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