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

/* * Copyright, 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 com.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" + "Both values can be obtained from the AWS Console\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 amiId = args[1]; Region region = Region.US_WEST_2; Ec2Client ec2 = Ec2Client.builder() .region(region) .build(); String instanceId = createEC2Instance(ec2,name, amiId) ; System.out.println("The instance ID is "+instanceId); } public static String createEC2Instance(Ec2Client ec2,String name, String amiId ) { RunInstancesRequest runRequest = RunInstancesRequest.builder() .imageId(amiId) .instanceType(InstanceType.T1_MICRO) .maxCount(1) .minCount(1) .build(); RunInstancesResponse response = ec2.runInstances(runRequest); String instanceId = response.instances().get(0).instanceId(); Tag tag = Tag.builder() .key("Name") .value(name) .build(); CreateTagsRequest tagRequest = CreateTagsRequest.builder() .resources(instanceId) .tags(tag) .build(); try { ec2.createTags(tagRequest); System.out.printf( "Successfully started EC2 instance %s based on AMI %s", instanceId, amiId); return instanceId; } catch (Ec2Exception e) { System.err.println(e.awsErrorDetails().errorMessage()); System.exit(1); } return ""; } }

Sample Details

Service: Amazon EC2

Last tested: 2/15/2020

Author: scmacdon

Type: full-example