Amazon EC2 API Tools

To deal with instances on Amazon EC2 you need the Amazon EC2 API Tools. You can download it here:

http://aws.amazon.com/developertools/351?_encoding=UTF8&jiveRedirect=1

This command line tools are used to access the EC2 instances. To use this tools you need Java 1.5 or higher and you need to setup the System Variable “JAVA_HOME”.  How to set up the tools with the certificates you can read in the User Guide.

http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/index.html