AWS ElasticWolf Client Console is a client-side application for managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud resources with an easy-to-use graphical user interface.

AWS Products Used:
AWS CloudFormation, AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Relational Database Service, Amazon Route 53, Amazon Simple Queue Service, Amazon Simple Storage Service

Created On:
October 15, 2013 7:41 PM GMT

Last Updated:
January 27, 2015 7:58 PM GMT

AWS ElasticWolf Client Console is a client-side application for managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud resources with an easy-to-use graphical user interface.

ElasticWolf is designed to work with all AWS regions, including the AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

NEW 01/27/2015: ElasticWolf v5.1.6 changes:

  • New Frankfurt region (eu-central-1)
  • New instance type (c4)
  • Fast user & region switching from the status bar
  • Virtual MFA support for temporary credentials
  • Show account attributes in Preferences pane
  • Support SSD-backed RDS instances
  • Support public IPs in Auto Scaling lauch configuration
  • Show resource created timestamps
  • Support RDS DB instance deletion
  • Fix: S3 object ACL settings
  • Fix: Auto Scaling notification settings
  • Fix: RDS database snapshot bugs
  • Fix: Environment variables in shell for legacy CLI
  • Fix: Credentials supplied on command line
09/12/2014: ElasticWolf v5.1.5 changes:
  • Instance types hs1, c3, r3, i2, t2 in AWS GovCloud (US)
  • Fix bug that limited view to 100 hosted zones

05/30/2014: ElasticWolf v5.1.4 changes:

  • Support encryption of EBS volumes and snapshots
  • Fix bug that limited view to 100 IAM users

04/01/2014: ElasticWolf v5.1.3 now supports:

  • VPC Peering
  • S3 FIPS 140-2 file upload/download in AWS GovCloud (US)
  • Instance types m3.medium and m3.large in AWS GovCloud (US)
  • Key pair creation in AWS GovCloud (US)
  • Support for up to 4000 IOPS for EBS
  • Activation/deactivation of access keys

03/18/2014: ElasticWolf v5.1.2 now supports:

  • New instance types (i2, g2, m3)
  • Import of credentials from CSV file
  • Persistent credentials & region selection when exiting/restarting
  • Connect to Instance targets public IP if present, elastic IP if present, or private IP if present (in that order)
  • Improved Connect to Instance with new dropdown option to target private IP, public IP, elastic IP, or public DNS name
  • Improved confirmation dialogs when deleting S3 items
  • Improved confirmation dialogs when stopping or terminating EC2 instances
  • Add unified CLI credentials to shell environment
  • Add currently selected region to shell environment
  • Add F5 refresh
  • Run via Firefox if xulrunner not available

03/18/2014: ElasticWolf v5.1.2 bug fixes include:

  • List all Auto Scaling Groups
  • Allow EBS attachment to stopped instances
  • Improved detection of SSH ingress rules
  • Support max/min/desired capacity of zero with Auto Scaling Scheduled Actions
  • VPC EIP assignment filters out non-VPC instances
  • After selecting AMI for VPC launch, view switches to VPC instance list

10/15/2013: ElasticWolf v5.1.1 now supports:

  • CloudFormation stacks
  • Tagging for RDS resources

Please download ElasticWolf from one of the following links:

ElasticWolf is packaged with all necessary tools and utilities to generate and deal with private and public keys and certificates, as well as a Windows ssh client for accessing Linux EC2 instances. In addition, it integrates easily with the AWS command line interface (CLI) tools so that you can use it and the CLI together.

ElasticWolf supports CloudFormation, DynamoDB, and Elastic MapReduce for the AWS GovCloud (US) Region as well as all other AWS regions.

One of the advantages of using ElasticWolf is that you can easily manage resources in multiple AWS accounts and very quickly switch between different sets of credentials and different AWS regions. Simply click the current credentials listed in the lower-left part of the status bar and the view will change to Credentials. You can then select your desired credentials and activate them.

Another advantage of ElasticWolf is that it logs all API calls that it makes to your local disk. You can view these logs by selecting File | Show Access Log from the ElasticWolf menu. The Access Log is stored in the file access.log in your Mozilla profile folder. To find the location of that folder, select Preferences from the ElasticWolf navigation pane, and then select the Paths tab.