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[ aws . ec2 ]



Describes the events for the specified EC2 Fleet during the specified time.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


[--dry-run | --no-dry-run]
[--event-type <value>]
[--max-results <value>]
[--next-token <value>]
--fleet-id <value>
--start-time <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--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 .

--event-type (string)

The type of events to describe. By default, all events are described.

Possible values:

  • instance-change
  • fleet-change
  • service-error

--max-results (integer)

The maximum number of results to return in a single call. Specify a value between 1 and 1000. The default value is 1000. To retrieve the remaining results, make another call with the returned NextToken value.

--next-token (string)

The token for the next set of results.

--fleet-id (string)

The ID of the EC2 Fleet.

--start-time (timestamp)

The start date and time for the events, in UTC format (for example, YYYY -MM -DD T*HH* :MM :SS Z).

--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.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


HistoryRecords -> (list)

Information about the events in the history of the EC2 Fleet.


Describes an event in the history of an EC2 Fleet.

EventInformation -> (structure)

Information about the event.

EventDescription -> (string)

The description of the event.

EventSubType -> (string)

The event.

The following are the error events:

  • iamFleetRoleInvalid - The Spot Fleet did not have the required permissions either to launch or terminate an instance.
  • spotFleetRequestConfigurationInvalid - The configuration is not valid. For more information, see the description of the event.
  • spotInstanceCountLimitExceeded - You've reached the limit on the number of Spot Instances that you can launch.

The following are the fleetRequestChange events:

  • active - The Spot Fleet has been validated and Amazon EC2 is attempting to maintain the target number of running Spot Instances.
  • cancelled - The Spot Fleet is canceled and has no running Spot Instances. The Spot Fleet will be deleted two days after its instances were terminated.
  • cancelled_running - The Spot Fleet is canceled and does not launch additional Spot Instances. Existing Spot Instances continue to run until they are interrupted or terminated.
  • cancelled_terminating - The Spot Fleet is canceled and its Spot Instances are terminating.
  • expired - The Spot Fleet request has expired. A subsequent event indicates that the instances were terminated, if the request was created with TerminateInstancesWithExpiration set.
  • modify_in_progress - A request to modify the Spot Fleet request was accepted and is in progress.
  • modify_successful - The Spot Fleet request was modified.
  • price_update - The price for a launch configuration was adjusted because it was too high. This change is permanent.
  • submitted - The Spot Fleet request is being evaluated and Amazon EC2 is preparing to launch the target number of Spot Instances.

The following are the instanceChange events:

  • launched - A request was fulfilled and a new instance was launched.
  • terminated - An instance was terminated by the user.

The following are the Information events:

  • launchSpecTemporarilyBlacklisted - The configuration is not valid and several attempts to launch instances have failed. For more information, see the description of the event.
  • launchSpecUnusable - The price in a launch specification is not valid because it is below the Spot price or the Spot price is above the On-Demand price.
  • fleetProgressHalted - The price in every launch specification is not valid. A launch specification might become valid if the Spot price changes.

InstanceId -> (string)

The ID of the instance. This information is available only for instanceChange events.

EventType -> (string)

The event type.

Timestamp -> (timestamp)

The date and time of the event, in UTC format (for example, YYYY -MM -DD T*HH* :MM :SS Z).

LastEvaluatedTime -> (timestamp)

The last date and time for the events, in UTC format (for example, YYYY -MM -DD T*HH* :MM :SS Z). All records up to this time were retrieved.

If nextToken indicates that there are more results, this value is not present.

NextToken -> (string)

The token for the next set of results.

FleetId -> (string)

The ID of the EC Fleet.

StartTime -> (timestamp)

The start date and time for the events, in UTC format (for example, YYYY -MM -DD T*HH* :MM :SS Z).