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[ aws . lightsail ]

stop-instance

Description

Stops a specific Amazon Lightsail instance that is currently running.

Note

When you start a stopped instance, Lightsail assigns a new public IP address to the instance. To use the same IP address after stopping and starting an instance, create a static IP address and attach it to the instance. For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

The stop instance operation supports tag-based access control via resource tags applied to the resource identified by instance name . For more information, see the Lightsail Dev Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  stop-instance
--instance-name <value>
[--force | --no-force]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--instance-name (string)

The name of the instance (a virtual private server) to stop.

--force | --no-force (boolean)

When set to True , forces a Lightsail instance that is stuck in a stopping state to stop.

Warning

Only use the force parameter if your instance is stuck in the stopping state. In any other state, your instance should stop normally without adding this parameter to your API request.

--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 stop an instance

The following stop-instance example stops the specified instance.

aws lightsail stop-instance \
--instance-name WordPress-1

Output:

{
    "operations": [
        {
            "id": "265357e2-2943-4d51-888a-1EXAMPLE7585",
            "resourceName": "WordPress-1",
            "resourceType": "Instance",
            "createdAt": 1571695471.134,
            "location": {
                "availabilityZone": "us-west-2a",
                "regionName": "us-west-2"
            },
            "isTerminal": false,
            "operationType": "StopInstance",
            "status": "Started",
            "statusChangedAt": 1571695471.134
        }
    ]
}

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.