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The API tools serve as the client interface to the Amazon EC2 web service. Use these tools to register and launch instances, manipulate security groups, and more.

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Submitted By: David@AWS
AWS Products Used: Amazon EC2
Languages(s): Other
License: Other
Created On: August 23, 2006 9:00 PM GMT
Last Updated: July 1, 2014 2:37 AM GMT

Download

Download the Amazon EC2 API Tools from Amazon S3.

See the related Amazon EC2 technical documentation below for more information on using the command-line tools.

Having problems or questions? Please post to the EC2 Forum where we will be happy to help.

Note: the API tools do not include the AMI tools. For the AMI tools, which are used for bundling and uploading AMIs, please use the link under Related Documents below.

What's New?

  • Support for EC2 API version 2014-06-15: Updated to support Modify Subnet Attribute.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2014-05-01: Updated to support EBS Encryption.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2014-02-01: Updated to support VPC peering within a region.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2013-02-01: Updated to support the new AMI Copy feature and the new DNS Hostnames in VPC feature.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-12-01: Updated to support the new EBS Snapshot Copy feature, which enables you to copy EBS snapshots across AWS regions.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-08-15: Updated to support a new Reserved Instance Marketplace and support for IPsec VPN connections to Amazon VPC using static routing configuration and automatic propagation of routes from your VPN and Direct Connect links to your VPC routing tables.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-07-20: Updated to support new Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) volume type: Provisioned IOPS (input/output operations per second) and the ability to launch selected Amazon EC2 instance types as EBS-Optimized instances.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-06-15: Updated to include support for multiple IP addresses in Amazon VPC.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-05-01: Updated to include support for EC2 VM Export.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-04-01: Updated to include support for AWS Marketplace.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2012-03-01: Updated to include support for Volume Status.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-12-15: Updated to include support for Instance Status Checks.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-12-01: Updated to include support for Elastic Network Interfaces.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-11-01: Updated to include support for New Reserved Instance Offerings.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-11-01: Instance Status
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-07-15: VM Import Support for Windows 2003 and VHD file format, and support for monitoring VPN telemetry.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-05-15: Support for Amazon Spot Instances Availability Zone Local Pricing Changes
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-02-28: Dedicated Instances
  • Support for EC2 API version 2011-01-01: VPC IA
  • Support for EC2 API version 2010-11-15: VM Import
  • Support for EC2 API version 2010-08-31: Tagging, Filtering, Import Key Pair, and Idempotency.
  • Support for EC2 API version 2010-06-15: Cluster Compute Instances
  • Support for EC2 API version 2009-11-30: Spot Instances
  • Support for EC2 API version 2009-10-31: Boot from EBS
  • Support for EC2 API version 2009-08-15: EBS Shared Snapshots
  • Support for EC2 API version 2009-07-15: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud
  • Support for EC2 API version 2009-05-15: Amazon CloudWatch, Auto Scaling, and Elastic Load Balancing
  • Support for EC2 API version 2009-03-01: Reserved Instances
  • Addition of the ec2-migrate-image command to migrate images between Amazon EC2 regions
  • Support for EC2 API version 2008-12-01: Amazon EC2 in Europe
  • Support for EC2 API version 2008-08-08: Amazon EC2 running Windows Server and SQL Server
  • Support for EC2 API version 2008-05-05: Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)
  • The Windows cmd line issue noted below has been corrected

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