Amazon Lightsail
API Reference (API Version 2016-11-28)

InstanceEntry

Describes the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud instance and related resources to be created using the create cloud formation stack operation.

Contents

availabilityZone

The Availability Zone for the new Amazon EC2 instance.

Type: String

Required: Yes

instanceType

The instance type (e.g., t2.micro) to use for the new Amazon EC2 instance.

Type: String

Pattern: .*\S.*

Required: Yes

portInfoSource

The port configuration to use for the new Amazon EC2 instance.

The following configuration options are available:

  • DEFAULT — Use the default firewall settings from the image.

  • INSTANCE — Use the firewall settings from the source Lightsail instance.

  • NONE — Default to Amazon EC2.

  • CLOSED — All ports closed.

Type: String

Valid Values: DEFAULT | INSTANCE | NONE | CLOSED

Required: Yes

sourceName

The name of the export snapshot record, which contains the exported Lightsail instance snapshot that will be used as the source of the new Amazon EC2 instance.

Use the get export snapshot records operation to get a list of export snapshot records that you can use to create a CloudFormation stack.

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

userData

A launch script you can create that configures a server with additional user data. For example, you might want to run apt-get -y update.

Note

Depending on the machine image you choose, the command to get software on your instance varies. Amazon Linux and CentOS use yum, Debian and Ubuntu use apt-get, and FreeBSD uses pkg.

Type: String

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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