aws ec2 tools version11 February 2016 · Filed in Infrastructure
I've been coding a puppet module to install/update the aws EC2 tools on centos.
These are already installed on Amazon Linux servers, and as it happens, on the core AMI used by the business.
The trouble I had was determining the version of the tools that was installed if any. This led to some frustration as the newer features such as
are not present in the previous versions of the tools.
well I was very pleased with myself when i found a command to run that told me the version.
Certainly not following the standard of --version or similar, but there is it.
The version (as of Feb 2016) is 126.96.36.199 and latest is available here.Tags: aws · command line · ec2 Previous Post: scaling up or scaling out - aws choices Next Post: Are lawyers deprecated?