AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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eb status


Provides information about the status of the environment.

If the root directory contains a platform.yaml file specifying a custom platform, this command also provides information about the builder environment.


eb status

eb status environment-name







Provides more information about individual instances, such as their status with the Elastic Load Balancing load balancer.

Common options


If successful, the command returns the following information about the environment:

  • Environment name

  • Application name

  • Deployed application version

  • Environment ID

  • Platform

  • Environment tier


  • Time the environment was last updated

  • Status

  • Health

If you use verbose mode, EB CLI also provides you with the number of running Amazon EC2 instances.


The following example shows the status for the environment tmp-dev.

$ eb status Environment details for: tmp-dev Application name: tmp Region: us-west-2 Deployed Version: None Environment ID: e-2cpfjbra9a Platform: 64bit Amazon Linux 2014.09 v1.0.9 running PHP 5.5 Tier: WebServer-Standard-1.0 CNAME: Updated: 2014-10-29 21:37:19.050000+00:00 Status: Launching Health: Grey