Installing Euca2ools on Mac OS X

This task shows you how to install Euca2ools on Mac OS X.

To install Euca2ools on Mac OS X:
  1. Download and extract the Euca2ools tar file:
    curl -O
  2. Extract the Euca2ools tar file and change to the euca2ools directory:
     tar xf euca2ools-3.4.1.tar.xz
     cd euca2ools-3.4.1          
  3. Note: If you have Xcode installed, be sure to install the Xcode command line tools by opening the Xcode Preferences menu, selecting Downloads, selecting Components, and then clicking the Install button next to Command Line Tools in the components list. If you are using Mavericks, go to Install Command Line Tools In OSX 10.9 Mavericks [ How - To ] for this information.
    Switch to the directory where you extracted the Euca2ools tar file and install Euca2ools using the following command.
    sudo python install
  4. Type the following command to verify Euca2ools installed properly:

    This command should return output similar to the following:

    euca2ools 3.4.1
You've now installed Euca2ools. If you haven't already done so, you will need to set up your service endpoints and credentials. For more information, see Working with Euca2ools Configuration Files and the IAM-Compatible Commands.