- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to use a Filter to find running instances

/** * Copyright 2010-2020, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. * * This file is 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 * * * * 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 com.amazonaws.SdkClientException; public class FindRunningInstances { public static void main(String[] args) { AmazonEC2 ec2 = AmazonEC2ClientBuilder.defaultClient(); try { //Create the Filter to use to find running instances Filter filter = new Filter("instance-state-name"); filter.withValues("running"); //Create a DescribeInstancesRequest DescribeInstancesRequest request = new DescribeInstancesRequest(); request.withFilters(filter); // Find the running instances DescribeInstancesResult response = ec2.describeInstances(request); for (Reservation reservation : response.getReservations()){ for (Instance instance : reservation.getInstances()) { //Print out the results System.out.printf( "Found reservation with id %s, " + "AMI %s, " + "type %s, " + "state %s " + "and monitoring state %s", instance.getInstanceId(), instance.getImageId(), instance.getInstanceType(), instance.getState().getName(), instance.getMonitoring().getState()); } } System.out.print("Done"); } catch (SdkClientException e) { e.getStackTrace(); } } }

Sample Details

Service: ec2

Last tested: 2020-01-10

Author: AWS-scmacdon

Type: full-example