Solved

AWS CLI - Instances, Volumes & Tagging

Posted on 2016-12-01
2
92 Views
Last Modified: 2016-12-01
Hello Expert,

What I am trying to do is for AWS EC2 instances, I am planning to list instances as per a specific tag and find the volumes and then tag those volumes with a specific tag (Name=SSVD)

So here is my non working script, Don't know where the error is

for i in $(aws ec2 describe-instances --filter Name=tag:Name,Values=EHI-SSD --query 'Reservations[*].Instances[*].InstanceId' --output text)
do
for j in $(aws ec2 describe-volumes --region us-east-1 --filters Name=attachment.instance-id,Values=$i --query 'Volumes[*].{ID:VolumeId}' --output text)
aws ec2 create-tags --resources $j --tags Key=Name,Value=SSVD
done
done

Open in new window


Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Rama Badra
2 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Phil Phillips earned 500 total points
ID: 41909414
One of your loops is missing a "do".  Also, you specify the region in one of the commands, but not the other.  That could cause issues if the default region is not us-east-1.

Something like this should work:
export AWS_DEFAULT_REGION=us-east-1

for i in $(aws ec2 describe-instances  --filter Name=tag:Name,Values=EHI-SSD --query 'Reservations[*].Instances[*].InstanceId' --output text); do
   echo $i
   for j in $(aws ec2 describe-volumes --filters Name=attachment.instance-id,Values=$i --query 'Volumes[*].{ID:VolumeId}' --output text); do
      echo $j
      aws ec2 create-tags --resources $j --tags Key=Name,Value=SSVD
   done
done

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how we can use conditional statements using Python.
AWS Glacier is Amazons cheapest storage option and is their answer to a ‘Cold’ storage service.  Customers primarily use this service for archival purposes and storage of infrastructure backups.  Its unlimited storage potential and low storage cost …
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn the basics of jQuery, including how to invoke it on a web page. Reference your jQuery libraries: (CODE) Include your new external js/jQuery file: (CODE) Write your first lines of code to setup your site for jQuery.: (CODE)

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question