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

/* * 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; /** * Creates an EC2 key pair */ public class CreateKeyPair { public static void main(String[] args) { final String USAGE = "To run this example, supply a key pair name\n" + "Ex: CreateKeyPair <key-pair-name>\n"; if (args.length != 1) { System.out.println(USAGE); System.exit(1); } String keyName = args[0]; //Create an Ec2Client object Region region = Region.US_WEST_2; Ec2Client ec2 = Ec2Client.builder() .region(region) .build(); createEC2KeyPair(ec2, keyName) ; } public static void createEC2KeyPair(Ec2Client ec2,String keyName ) { try { CreateKeyPairRequest request = CreateKeyPairRequest.builder() .keyName(keyName).build(); CreateKeyPairResponse response = ec2.createKeyPair(request); System.out.printf( "Successfully created key pair named %s", keyName); } catch (Ec2Exception e) { System.err.println(e.awsErrorDetails().errorMessage()); System.exit(1); } } }

Sample Details

Service: Amazon EC2

Last tested: 2/11/2020

Author: scmacdon

Type: full-example