- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to create an EC2 instance.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. * * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. * A copy of the License is located at * * * * or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is distributed * on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either * express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing * permissions and limitations under the License. */ package aws.example.ec2; import; import; import; import; import; import; import; import; /** * Creates an EC2 instance */ public class CreateInstance { public static void main(String[] args) { final String USAGE = "To run this example, supply an instance name and AMI image id\n" + "Ex: CreateInstance <instance-name> <ami-image-id>\n"; if (args.length != 2) { System.out.println(USAGE); System.exit(1); } String name = args[0]; String ami_id = args[1]; final AmazonEC2 ec2 = AmazonEC2ClientBuilder.defaultClient(); RunInstancesRequest run_request = new RunInstancesRequest() .withImageId(ami_id) .withInstanceType(InstanceType.T1Micro) .withMaxCount(1) .withMinCount(1); RunInstancesResult run_response = ec2.runInstances(run_request); String reservation_id = run_response.getReservation().getInstances().get(0).getInstanceId(); Tag tag = new Tag() .withKey("Name") .withValue(name); CreateTagsRequest tag_request = new CreateTagsRequest() .withResources(reservation_id) .withTags(tag); CreateTagsResult tag_response = ec2.createTags(tag_request); System.out.printf( "Successfully started EC2 instance %s based on AMI %s", reservation_id, ami_id); } }

Sample Details

Service: ec2

Last tested: 2018-05-22

Author: soo-aws

Type: full-example