LaunchConfiguration - Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling

LaunchConfiguration

Describes a launch configuration.

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AssociatePublicIpAddress

For Auto Scaling groups that are running in a VPC, specifies whether to assign a public IP address to the group's instances. For more information, see Launching Auto Scaling instances in a VPC in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

BlockDeviceMappings.member.N

A block device mapping, which specifies the block devices for the instance. For more information, see Block Device Mapping in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

Type: Array of BlockDeviceMapping objects

Required: No

ClassicLinkVPCId

The ID of a ClassicLink-enabled VPC to link your EC2-Classic instances to. For more information, see ClassicLink in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances and Linking EC2-Classic instances to a VPC in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

ClassicLinkVPCSecurityGroups.member.N

The IDs of one or more security groups for the VPC specified in ClassicLinkVPCId.

For more information, see ClassicLink in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances and Linking EC2-Classic instances to a VPC in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: Array of strings

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

CreatedTime

The creation date and time for the launch configuration.

Type: Timestamp

Required: Yes

EbsOptimized

Specifies whether the launch configuration is optimized for EBS I/O (true) or not (false). For more information, see Amazon EBS-Optimized Instances in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

Type: Boolean

Required: No

IamInstanceProfile

The name or the Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the instance profile associated with the IAM role for the instance. The instance profile contains the IAM role. For more information, see IAM role for applications that run on Amazon EC2 instances in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

ImageId

The ID of the Amazon Machine Image (AMI) to use to launch your EC2 instances. For more information, see Finding an AMI in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

InstanceMonitoring

Controls whether instances in this group are launched with detailed (true) or basic (false) monitoring.

For more information, see Configure Monitoring for Auto Scaling Instances in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: InstanceMonitoring object

Required: No

InstanceType

The instance type for the instances.

For information about available instance types, see Available Instance Types in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

KernelId

The ID of the kernel associated with the AMI.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

KeyName

The name of the key pair.

For more information, see Amazon EC2 Key Pairs in the Amazon EC2 User Guide for Linux Instances.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

LaunchConfigurationARN

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the launch configuration.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1600.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

LaunchConfigurationName

The name of the launch configuration.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: Yes

MetadataOptions

The metadata options for the instances. For more information, see Configuring the Instance Metadata Options in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: InstanceMetadataOptions object

Required: No

PlacementTenancy

The tenancy of the instance, either default or dedicated. An instance with dedicated tenancy runs on isolated, single-tenant hardware and can only be launched into a VPC.

For more information, see Configuring instance tenancy with Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 64.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

RamdiskId

The ID of the RAM disk associated with the AMI.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

SecurityGroups.member.N

A list that contains the security groups to assign to the instances in the Auto Scaling group. For more information, see Security Groups for Your VPC in the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud User Guide.

Type: Array of strings

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

SpotPrice

The maximum hourly price to be paid for any Spot Instance launched to fulfill the request. Spot Instances are launched when the price you specify exceeds the current Spot price. For more information, see Requesting Spot Instances in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 255.

Required: No

UserData

The user data to make available to the launched EC2 instances. For more information, see Instance metadata and user data (Linux) and Instance metadata and user data (Windows). If you are using a command line tool, base64-encoding is performed for you, and you can load the text from a file. Otherwise, you must provide base64-encoded text. User data is limited to 16 KB.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 21847.

Pattern: [\u0020-\uD7FF\uE000-\uFFFD\uD800\uDC00-\uDBFF\uDFFF\r\n\t]*

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: