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The chef_ec2_cli_tools cookbook has been deprecated

Author provided reason for deprecation:

The chef_ec2_cli_tools cookbook has been deprecated and is no longer being maintained by its authors. Use of the chef_ec2_cli_tools cookbook is no longer recommended.

You may find that the aws_developer_tools cookbook is a suitable alternative.


chef_ec2_cli_tools (2) Versions 0.1.2

Installs/Configures chef_ec2_cli_tools

cookbook 'chef_ec2_cli_tools', '= 0.1.2', :supermarket
cookbook 'chef_ec2_cli_tools', '= 0.1.2'
knife supermarket install chef_ec2_cli_tools
knife supermarket download chef_ec2_cli_tools
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Chef Cookbook for EC2 CLI Tools

EC2 API Tools

EC2 AMI Tools


Setup EC2 CLI Tools for easier EC2 server management. The default recipe sets up both the AMI tools and the API tools.

API Tools requires java; by default, OpenJDK is installed. See the java cookbook for information on how to install Oracle's JDK.


Ruby 1.9+
Tested on Ubuntu 10.04

cookbook 'java'


  • default['chef_ec2_cli_tools']['install_java?'] = true - set to false you do not want to install java
  • default['chef_ec2_cli_tools']['aws_access_key'] = "Your Access Key" - you must set this if installing the API tools.
  • default['chef_ec2_cli_tools']['aws_secret_key'] = "Your Secret Key" - you must set this if installing the API tools.

See Setting Attributes (Examples).


  • Add chef_ec2_cli_tools to your run list to setup both AMI and API tools.
  • Add chef_ec2_cli_tools::ami for only the AMI tools.
  • Add chef_ec2_cli_tools::api for only the API tools.

Written by Anuj Biyani for Lytro

Dependent cookbooks

java ~> 1.8.0

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