Modifies an instance type definition. This command is specific to Eucalyptus, and can only be run by a Eucalyptus cloud administrator.


euca-modify-instance-type instance_type
		[-c count] [-d disk_space] [-m ram_amount] 


Option Description Required
instance_type Name of the instance to modify Yes
-c, --count Number of virtual CPUs to allocate to each instance No
-d, --disk disk_space Amount of instance storage to allocate to each instance, in gigabytes No
-m, --memory entity Amount of RAM to allocate to each instance No
--reset Reset the instance type to its default configuration. No
--show-empty-fields Display empty values as "(nil)" No

Common Options

Option Description
--show-empty-fields Show empty fields as "(nil)".
--region user@region Region and/or user name to search when looking up config file data. Only valid for EC2 endpoints.
-U,--url url URL of the cloud service to connect to. For administrative commands, this should be <ip_address>:8773/services/Empyrean.
-I,--access-key-id key_id User's access key ID.
-S,--secret-key secret_key User's secret key.
--security-token token User's security token.
--debug Prints what the command sends to the server and what it receives from the server. Use when you're trying to debug Euca2ools.
--debugger Enable interactive debugger on error.
-h,--help Display the manual page for the command.
--version Display the version of this tool.



The following example changes the m1.medium instance type so that it has 16 GB of disk space:

euca-modify-instance-type m1.medium --disk 16 --show-empty-fields
INSTANCETYPE	m1.medium	1	512	16