Returns information about the specified auto scaling instance(s). If no instances are specified, this command returns information about all auto scaling instances. UNFINISHED DRAFT.


[InstanceId [InstanceId...] ]


Option Description Required
InstanceId,InstanceId,InstanceId... A list of auto scaling instances to describe. No

Common Options

Option Description
--show-empty-fields Show empty fields using (nil) as a placeholder to indicate that this data was not requested. Empty fields are not shown by default.
--region value Specify region value as the cloud region to use. You can set this by using the environment variable AWS_DEFAULT_REGION.
-U,--url value Overrides the URL for the service call with the value entered. You can set this by using the environment variable AWS_AUTOSCALING_URL.
-I, --access-key-id value User's access key ID
-S, --secret-key value User's AWS secret Key to use.
--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.
--version Display the version of this tool.
-h,--help Display the manual page for the command.


This command returns a table that contains the instance ID, the availability zone, the instance status, the instance health, and the name of the launch configuration used to launch the instance.


The follow example will return information about all auto scaling instances.


The following shows sample output for this command.

INSTANCE	i-1B853EC3	PARTI00	InService	Healthy	MyLaunchConfig
INSTANCE	i-ABC53ED7	PARTI00	InService	Healthy	MyLaunchConfig