Questions tagged [amazon-ec2]

For questions about using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud in DevOps, including deploying, monitoring and scaling applications in EC2. For questions specifically about monitoring EC2 with [aws-cloudwatch] use that tag. For the EC2 container service use the [amazon-ecs] tag.

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Why is the AWS EC2's spot price greater than the on-demand price?

I was trying to provision spot instances via Ansible yesterday, and almost all my requests failed, even when I put my spot price == the on-demand price of that instance. So, when I had a look at the ...
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How to run a script or a command on EC2 instance via AWS CLI?

According to New EC2 Run Command news article, AWS CLI should support a new sub-command to execute scripts on remote EC2 instances. However I've checked in aws ec2 help, but I can't find the relevant ...
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What is the simplest way to list which attached disks are encrypted (and which not) on AWS?

An auditor is asking for proof that we've encrypted all the disks on our AWS EC2 VPC. I'd like a way to list all the disks and whether they're encrypted or not. I know I can build a report with the ...
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What is the ec2 cli command to modify the minimum number of nodes in a scaling group?

I've got an ec2 autoscaling group that starts in the morning and finishes in the evening. I'd like to create a 'button' that people can click to warm up the autoscaling group to run jobs in the middle ...