AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Developer Guide (API Version 2010-12-01)



This version of the EB CLI and its documentation have been replaced with version 3. Version 3 has different commands and is not backwards compatible with version 2. For information on the new version, see The Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Interface (EB CLI).


Returns the most recent events for the environment.


eb events


Name Description Required

[number] NUMBER

The number of events to return. Valid values range from 1 to 1000.

Type: Integer

Default: 10



If successful, the command returns the specified number of recent events.


The following example returns the 15 most recent events.

PROMPT> eb events 15

2014-05-19 08:44:51     INFO     terminateEnvironment completed successfully.
2014-05-19 08:44:50     INFO     Deleting SNS topic for environment MyApp-test-env.
2014-05-19 08:44:38     INFO     Deleted security group named: awseb-e-fEXAMPLEre-stack-AWSEBSecurityGroup-1DEXAMPLEKI
2014-05-19 08:44:32     INFO     Deleted RDS database named: aa1k8EXAMPLEdxl
2014-05-19 08:38:33     INFO     Deleted EIP:
2014-05-19 08:37:04     INFO     Waiting for EC2 instances to terminate. This may take a few minutes.
2014-05-19 08:36:45     INFO     terminateEnvironment is starting.
2014-05-19 08:27:54     INFO     Adding instance 'i-fEXAMPLE7' to your environment.
2014-05-19 08:27:50     INFO     Successfully launched environment: MyApp-test-env
2014-05-19 08:27:50     INFO     Application available at
2014-05-19 08:24:04     INFO     Waiting for EC2 instances to launch. This may take a few minutes.
2014-05-19 08:23:21     INFO     Created RDS database named: aa1k8EXAMPLEdxl
2014-05-19 08:17:07     INFO     Creating RDS database named: aa1k8EXAMPLEdxl. This may take a few minutes.
2014-05-19 08:16:58     INFO     Created security group named: awseb-e-fEXAMPLEre-stack-AWSEBSecurityGroup-1D6HEXAMPLEKI
2014-05-19 08:16:54     INFO     Created EIP: