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[ aws . autoscaling ]

enter-standby

Description

Moves the specified instances into the standby state.

If you choose to decrement the desired capacity of the Auto Scaling group, the instances can enter standby as long as the desired capacity of the Auto Scaling group after the instances are placed into standby is equal to or greater than the minimum capacity of the group.

If you choose not to decrement the desired capacity of the Auto Scaling group, the Auto Scaling group launches new instances to replace the instances on standby.

For more information, see Temporarily removing instances from your Auto Scaling group in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

Synopsis

  enter-standby
[--instance-ids <value>]
--auto-scaling-group-name <value>
--should-decrement-desired-capacity | --no-should-decrement-desired-capacity
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]

Options

--instance-ids (list)

The IDs of the instances. You can specify up to 20 instances.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--auto-scaling-group-name (string)

The name of the Auto Scaling group.

--should-decrement-desired-capacity | --no-should-decrement-desired-capacity (boolean)

Indicates whether to decrement the desired capacity of the Auto Scaling group by the number of instances moved to Standby mode.

--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. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To move instances into standby mode

This example puts the specified instance into standby mode. This is useful for updating or troubleshooting an instance that is currently in service.

aws autoscaling enter-standby \
    --instance-ids i-061c63c5eb45f0416 \
    --auto-scaling-group-name my-asg \
    --should-decrement-desired-capacity

Output:

{
    "Activities": [
        {
            "ActivityId": "ffa056b4-6ed3-41ba-ae7c-249dfae6eba1",
            "AutoScalingGroupName": "my-asg",
            "Description": "Moving EC2 instance to Standby: i-061c63c5eb45f0416",
            "Cause": "At 2020-10-31T20:31:00Z instance i-061c63c5eb45f0416 was moved to standby in response to a user request, shrinking the capacity from 1 to 0.",
            "StartTime": "2020-10-31T20:31:00.949Z",
            "StatusCode": "InProgress",
            "Progress": 50,
            "Details": "{\"Subnet ID\":\"subnet-6194ea3b\",\"Availability Zone\":\"us-west-2c\"}"
        }
    ]
}

For more information, see Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling instance lifecycle in the Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling User Guide.

Output

Activities -> (list)

The activities related to moving instances into Standby mode.

(structure)

Describes scaling activity, which is a long-running process that represents a change to your Auto Scaling group, such as changing its size or replacing an instance.

ActivityId -> (string)

The ID of the activity.

AutoScalingGroupName -> (string)

The name of the Auto Scaling group.

Description -> (string)

A friendly, more verbose description of the activity.

Cause -> (string)

The reason the activity began.

StartTime -> (timestamp)

The start time of the activity.

EndTime -> (timestamp)

The end time of the activity.

StatusCode -> (string)

The current status of the activity.

StatusMessage -> (string)

A friendly, more verbose description of the activity status.

Progress -> (integer)

A value between 0 and 100 that indicates the progress of the activity.

Details -> (string)

The details about the activity.

AutoScalingGroupState -> (string)

The state of the Auto Scaling group, which is either InService or Deleted .

AutoScalingGroupARN -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the Auto Scaling group.