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Simplifying EC2 ssh'ing

Project Description

SSH2 is an interactive command line tool which allows you to quickly ssh to an EC2 instance. You can select from a list of running servers under your account.


$ ssh2 1
$ ssh2 -h
Usage: ssh2 [options] [server_number]
  server_number: a numeric value corresponding to the server number
  e.g.: 'ssh2 1' will ssh into the 1st server in the list.

  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -x, --bust-cache      refetch servers list from AWS
  -u USER, --user=USER  provide user (default: ubuntu)
  -i IDENTITY, --identity=IDENTITY
                        provide identity file
  -p PROFILE, --profile=PROFILE
                        provide AWS profile
  --ip=IP               connect using IP instead of DNS



git clone
cd ssh2
ln -sf $(pwd)/ssh2 /usr/local/bin/


Soheil Yasrebi, [@soheil](

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