Tag Archives: ec2

Start stopped instances that all have the same name

It’s worth learning the AWS CLI and jq in order to do one-off batch operations to EC2 instances. I needed to start a group of stopped instances that all had the same name. Here’s the one-liner: aws ec2 describe-instances –filters \ Name=tag:Name,Values=”name goes here” | … Continue reading

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mitmproxy and ec2-api-tools

Here’s how you can mitmproxy on OS X to see which URLs the ec2-api-tools are querying against. 1. Install mitmproxy: sudo pip install mitmproxy Start it up: mitmproxy -p 8080 Configure the Java keystore to trust the mitmproxy CA certificate: … Continue reading

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