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[ aws . lightsail ]

create-instances-from-snapshot

Description

Creates one or more new instances from a manual or automatic snapshot of an instance.

The create instances from snapshot operation supports tag-based access control via request tags and resource tags applied to the resource identified by instance snapshot name . For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-instances-from-snapshot
--instance-names <value>
[--attached-disk-mapping <value>]
--availability-zone <value>
[--instance-snapshot-name <value>]
--bundle-id <value>
[--user-data <value>]
[--key-pair-name <value>]
[--tags <value>]
[--add-ons <value>]
[--source-instance-name <value>]
[--restore-date <value>]
[--use-latest-restorable-auto-snapshot | --no-use-latest-restorable-auto-snapshot]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--instance-names (list)

The names for your new instances.

(string)

Syntax:

"string" "string" ...

--attached-disk-mapping (map)

An object containing information about one or more disk mappings.

key -> (string)

value -> (list)

(structure)

Describes a block storage disk mapping.

originalDiskPath -> (string)

The original disk path exposed to the instance (for example, /dev/sdh ).

newDiskName -> (string)

The new disk name (e.g., my-new-disk ).

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=[{originalDiskPath=string,newDiskName=string},{originalDiskPath=string,newDiskName=string}],KeyName2=[{originalDiskPath=string,newDiskName=string},{originalDiskPath=string,newDiskName=string}]

JSON Syntax:

{"string": [
      {
        "originalDiskPath": "string",
        "newDiskName": "string"
      }
      ...
    ]
  ...}

--availability-zone (string)

The Availability Zone where you want to create your instances. Use the following formatting: us-east-2a (case sensitive). You can get a list of Availability Zones by using the get regions operation. Be sure to add the include Availability Zones parameter to your request.

--instance-snapshot-name (string)

The name of the instance snapshot on which you are basing your new instances. Use the get instance snapshots operation to return information about your existing snapshots.

Constraint:

  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the source instance name parameter. The instance snapshot name and source instance name parameters are mutually exclusive.

--bundle-id (string)

The bundle of specification information for your virtual private server (or instance ), including the pricing plan (e.g., micro_1_0 ).

--user-data (string)

You can create a launch script that configures a server with additional user data. For example, apt-get -y update .

Note

Depending on the machine image you choose, the command to get software on your instance varies. Amazon Linux and CentOS use yum , Debian and Ubuntu use apt-get , and FreeBSD uses pkg . For a complete list, see the Dev Guide .

--key-pair-name (string)

The name for your key pair.

--tags (list)

The tag keys and optional values to add to the resource during create.

Use the TagResource action to tag a resource after it's created.

(structure)

Describes a tag key and optional value assigned to an Amazon Lightsail resource.

For more information about tags in Lightsail, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

key -> (string)

The key of the tag.

Constraints: Tag keys accept a maximum of 128 letters, numbers, spaces in UTF-8, or the following characters: + - = . _ : / @

value -> (string)

The value of the tag.

Constraints: Tag values accept a maximum of 256 letters, numbers, spaces in UTF-8, or the following characters: + - = . _ : / @

Shorthand Syntax:

key=string,value=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "key": "string",
    "value": "string"
  }
  ...
]

--add-ons (list)

An array of objects representing the add-ons to enable for the new instance.

(structure)

Describes a request to enable, modify, or disable an add-on for an Amazon Lightsail resource.

Note

An additional cost may be associated with enabling add-ons. For more information, see the Lightsail pricing page .

addOnType -> (string)

The add-on type.

autoSnapshotAddOnRequest -> (structure)

An object that represents additional parameters when enabling or modifying the automatic snapshot add-on.

snapshotTimeOfDay -> (string)

The daily time when an automatic snapshot will be created.

Constraints:

  • Must be in HH:00 format, and in an hourly increment.
  • Specified in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
  • The snapshot will be automatically created between the time specified and up to 45 minutes after.

Shorthand Syntax:

addOnType=string,autoSnapshotAddOnRequest={snapshotTimeOfDay=string} ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "addOnType": "AutoSnapshot",
    "autoSnapshotAddOnRequest": {
      "snapshotTimeOfDay": "string"
    }
  }
  ...
]

--source-instance-name (string)

The name of the source instance from which the source automatic snapshot was created.

Constraints:

  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the instance snapshot name parameter. The source instance name and instance snapshot name parameters are mutually exclusive.
  • Define this parameter only when creating a new instance from an automatic snapshot. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

--restore-date (string)

The date of the automatic snapshot to use for the new instance. Use the get auto snapshots operation to identify the dates of the available automatic snapshots.

Constraints:

  • Must be specified in YYYY-MM-DD format.
  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the use latest restorable auto snapshot parameter. The restore date and use latest restorable auto snapshot parameters are mutually exclusive.
  • Define this parameter only when creating a new instance from an automatic snapshot. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

--use-latest-restorable-auto-snapshot | --no-use-latest-restorable-auto-snapshot (boolean)

A Boolean value to indicate whether to use the latest available automatic snapshot.

Constraints:

  • This parameter cannot be defined together with the restore date parameter. The use latest restorable auto snapshot and restore date parameters are mutually exclusive.
  • Define this parameter only when creating a new instance from an automatic snapshot. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

--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.

Examples

To create an instance from a snapshot

The following create-instances-from-snapshot example creates an instance from the specified instance snapshot, in the specified AWS Region and Availability Zone, using the $10 USD bundle.

Note: The bundle that you specify must be equal to or greater in specifications than the bundle of the original source instance used to create the snapshot.

aws lightsail create-instances-from-snapshot \
    --instance-snapshot-name WordPress-1-1569866208 \
    --instance-names WordPress-2 \
    --availability-zone us-west-2a \
    --bundle-id medium_2_0

Output:

{
    "operations": [
        {
            "id": "003f8271-b711-464d-b9b8-7f3806cb496e",
            "resourceName": "WordPress-2",
            "resourceType": "Instance",
            "createdAt": 1569865914.908,
            "location": {
                "availabilityZone": "us-west-2a",
                "regionName": "us-west-2"
            },
            "isTerminal": false,
            "operationType": "CreateInstancesFromSnapshot",
            "status": "Started",
            "statusChangedAt": 1569865914.908
        }
    ]
}

Output

operations -> (list)

An array of objects that describe the result of the action, such as the status of the request, the timestamp of the request, and the resources affected by the request.

(structure)

Describes the API operation.

id -> (string)

The ID of the operation.

resourceName -> (string)

The resource name.

resourceType -> (string)

The resource type.

createdAt -> (timestamp)

The timestamp when the operation was initialized (e.g., 1479816991.349 ).

location -> (structure)

The AWS Region and Availability Zone.

availabilityZone -> (string)

The Availability Zone. Follows the format us-east-2a (case-sensitive).

regionName -> (string)

The AWS Region name.

isTerminal -> (boolean)

A Boolean value indicating whether the operation is terminal.

operationDetails -> (string)

Details about the operation (e.g., Debian-1GB-Ohio-1 ).

operationType -> (string)

The type of operation.

status -> (string)

The status of the operation.

statusChangedAt -> (timestamp)

The timestamp when the status was changed (e.g., 1479816991.349 ).

errorCode -> (string)

The error code.

errorDetails -> (string)

The error details.