AWS Instance Scheduler
AWS Instance Scheduler

Document Revisions

Date Change Location
February 2018 Initial release
July 2018 Added clarification on begintime and endtime; added an example schedule configuration Period Rules; Appendix E
October 2018 Added information on encrypted Amazon EBS volumes; added clarification on stack name length and Amazon RDS tag restrictions Design Considerations; Step 4
June 2019 Added information on hibernating Amazon EC2 instances, scheduling RDS instances that are part of an Amazon Aurora cluster, new scheduler CLI arguments, SSM maintenance windows, Parameter Store integration, and clarification on schedules with adjacent running periods Schedules; Period Rules; Cross-Account Instance Scheduling; Instance Shutdown Behavior; Step 1; Appendix A; Appendix D


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