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ec2_startstopinstances.js

ec2_startstopinstances.js demonstrates how to start and stop an Amazon EC2 instance that is backed by Amazon Elastic Block Store.

// Copyright 2010-2018 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. // Licensed under the Apache-2.0 License on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. // ABOUT THIS NODE.JS SAMPLE: This sample is part of the SDK for JavaScript Developer Guide topic at // https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-javascript/v2/developer-guide/ec2-example-managing-instances.html // Load the AWS SDK for Node.js var AWS = require('aws-sdk'); // Set the region AWS.config.update({region: 'REGION'}); // Create EC2 service object var ec2 = new AWS.EC2({apiVersion: '2016-11-15'}); var params = { InstanceIds: [process.argv[3]], DryRun: true }; if (process.argv[2].toUpperCase() === "START") { // call EC2 to start the selected instances ec2.startInstances(params, function(err, data) { if (err && err.code === 'DryRunOperation') { params.DryRun = false; ec2.startInstances(params, function(err, data) { if (err) { console.log("Error", err); } else if (data) { console.log("Success", data.StartingInstances); } }); } else { console.log("You don't have permission to start instances."); } }); } else if (process.argv[2].toUpperCase() === "STOP") { // call EC2 to activate monitoring for selected instance ec2.stopInstances(params, function(err, data) { if (err && err.code === 'DryRunOperation') { params.DryRun = false; ec2.stopInstances(params, function(err, data) { if (err) { console.log("Error", err); } else if (data) { console.log("Success", data.StoppingInstances); } }); } else { console.log("You don't have permission to stop instances"); } }); }

Sample Details

Service: ec2

Last tested: 2018-06-02

Author: daviddeyo

Type: full-example

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