Description

The Associate Elastic IP action can be used to assign an Elastic IP to a running EC2 instance.

Settings

Please see Common Action Settings for a description of settings common to all action types.

Instance Identification Method

Indicate the method in which the instance is to be identified. Valid options are:

  • Instance ID - Identify the instance by it's unique instance ID value.
  • Instance Name - Identify the instance by it's "Name" tag.

Instance ID

Indicate the instance id of your EC2 instance. This value usually looks like "i-84a3dc7b". This instance must reside in the region specified. Required only if Instance Identification Method is set to "Instance ID".

Instance Name

Indicate the value of the "Name" tag of the EC2 instance. This instance must reside in the region specified. Required only if Instance Identification Method is set to "Instance Name".

Elastic IP

Specify the Elastic IP address be assigned to the instance.

Amazon Commands Used

The following Amazon AWS commands are used. The access key should have permission to execute all of them.

  • AssociateAddress
  • DescribeAddresses
  • DescribeInstances
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