Enables monitoring for running instances.


euca-monitor-instances instance_id [instance_id...]


Option Description Required
instance_id [instance_id...] Unique identifier for instance to monitor Yes

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.


This command returns a table that contains the following information:


The following example enables monitoring for instances i-43a4412a and i-23a3397d.

euca-monitor-instances i-43a4412a i-23a3397d
i-43a4412a	monitoring-pending
i-23a3397d	monitoring-pending