Sebastien Taggart


Building a Better Web

How to use the AWS CLI to list IP Addresses and other Instance Information

A common request from security officers (ISSO's), managers, or other stakeholders is a high-level summary of instances in their hosting infrastructure.  Sometimes this is best delivered as a visualization, but often it's necessary to export the raw data.  The AWS CLI has a tool to do this: describe-instances.

The basic usage is well documented, it goes like this:

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