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create-placement-group

Description

Creates a placement group in which to launch instances. The strategy of the placement group determines how the instances are organized within the group.

A cluster placement group is a logical grouping of instances within a single Availability Zone that benefit from low network latency, high network throughput. A spread placement group places instances on distinct hardware.

For more information, see Placement Groups in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  create-placement-group
[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
--group-name <value>
--strategy <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--dry-run | --no-dry-run (boolean)

Checks whether you have the required permissions for the action, without actually making the request, and provides an error response. If you have the required permissions, the error response is DryRunOperation . Otherwise, it is UnauthorizedOperation .

--group-name (string)

A name for the placement group. Must be unique within the scope of your account for the region.

Constraints: Up to 255 ASCII characters

--strategy (string)

The placement strategy.

Possible values:

  • cluster
  • spread

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Examples

To create a placement group

This example command creates a placement group with the specified name.

Command:

aws ec2 create-placement-group --group-name my-cluster --strategy cluster

Output

None