eucalyptus command line client tools
suite is a set of command line
tools that interact with “Amazon Web Services” (AWS),
Eucalyptus, and other AWS-compatible clouds using the REST- and query-based
APIs for numerous web services.
The URL for each web service can be set with a
option, where SERVICE
is the name of the service,
configuration file and then chosen with the
command line option or the
Alternatively, the URL can be set at the command line or with an environment
variable that is specific to the service. Environment variables take
precedence over configuration file data.
are designed to make it as easy as
possible to work with multiple AWS-compatible clouds from the command line
configuration files, command line options, and shortcuts.
The “bootstrap” service, also known as the
“Empyrean” service, is specific to eucalyptus. Commands that
bundle images can optionally use it to obtain the cloud's signing certificate
automatically, provided the cloud runs eucalyptus 4.2 or later.