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EC2 Instances Report Actions
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Written by Matt Houser
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The EC2 Instances Report action will generate a list of EC2 instances in your AWS account and email a report to you.


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

Instance Identification Method

Indicates the method in which instances are selected. Possible options include:

  • All Instances - Selects all instances

  • By Instance ID - Specify specific instance IDs to report

  • By Instance Name - Selects instances by comparing the Name tag of EC2 instances

  • By Resource Tag - Selects instances by comparing any Resource tag

Instance IDs

Indicates the list of instance IDs of the EC2 instances that are to be reported. This value usually looks like "i-84a3dc7b". These instances must reside in the region specified.

Instance Name

The comparison to use when comparing the EC2 instance 'Name' tag.

Resource Tag Name

The name of the Resource tag used to select the instances.

Resource Tag Value

The Resource tag value used to select the instances.

Amazon Commands Used

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

  • ec2:DescribeAddresses

  • ec2:DescribeImages

  • ec2:DescribeInstanceAttribute

  • ec2:DescribeInstances

  • ec2:DescribeSecurityGroups

  • ec2:DescribeVolumes

  • iam:ListInstanceProfiles

  • kms:DescribeKey

  • kms:ListAliases

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