Launch an Instance

To launch an instance:

  1. Use the euca-run-instances command and provide an image ID and the user data file, in the format euca-run-instances <image_id>. For example:
    euca-run-instances emi-EC1410C1 
    For additional details and options that can be used with the euca-run-instances command, For more information, see EC2-Compatible Commands, euca-run-instances.
  2. Enter the following command to get the launch status of the instance:
    euca-describe-instances <instance_id>