Module for the 'fog' gem to support Amazon Web Services http://aws.amazon.com/
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Fog::Aws

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Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'fog-aws'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install fog-aws

Usage

Before you can use fog-aws, you must require it in your application:

require 'fog/aws'

Since it's a bad practice to have your credentials in source code, you should load them from default fog configuration file: ~/.fog. This file could look like this:

default:
  aws_access_key_id:     <YOUR_ACCESS_KEY_ID>
  aws_secret_access_key: <YOUR_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY>

Connecting to EC2 service

ec2 = Fog::Compute.new :provider => 'AWS', :region => 'us-west-2'

You can review all the requests available with this service using #requests method:

ec2.requests # => [:allocate_address, :assign_private_ip_addresses, :associate_address, ...]

Launch an EC2 on-demand instance:

response = ec2.run_instances(
  "ami-23ebb513",
  1,
  1,
  "InstanceType"  => "t1.micro",
  "SecurityGroup" => "ssh",
  "KeyName"       => "miguel"
)
instance_id = response.body["instancesSet"].first["instanceId"] # => "i-02db5af4"
instance = ec2.servers.get(instance_id)
instance.wait_for { ready? }
puts instance.public_ip_address # => "356.300.501.20"

Terminate an EC2 instance:

instance = ec2.servers.get("i-02db5af4")
instance.destroy

Fog::AWS is more than EC2 since it supports many services provided by AWS. The best way to learn and to know about how many services are supported is to take a look at the source code. To review the tests directory and to play with the library in irb can be very helpful resources as well.

Documentation

See the online documentation for a complete API reference.

Contributing

  1. Fork it ( https://github.com/fog/fog-aws/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request