AWS Systems Manager
User Guide

AWS-StopEC2Instance

Description

Stop one or more Amazon EC2 instances.

Document Type

Automation

Owner

Amazon

Platform(s)

Windows, Linux

Parameters

  • AutomationAssumeRole

    Type: String

    Description: (Optional) The ARN of the role that allows Automation to perform the actions on your behalf.

  • InstanceId

    Type: StringList

    Description: (Required) IDs of one or more Amazon EC2 instances to stop

Examples

Start the automation

aws ssm start-automation-execution --document-name AWS-StopEC2Instance --parameters parameters

Retrieve the execution output

aws ssm get-automation-execution --automation-execution-id EXECUTIONID --output text --query 'AutomationExecution.Output'

Document Steps

aws:changeInstanceState

aws:changeInstanceState

Outputs

None