Start or stop instances in Amazon EC2 on a daily schedule

If you need a way to reduce costs of running test and dev Amazon EC2 instances, this Zapier integration can save the day. Use Schedule by Zapier to start or stop an instance based on a daily schedule.

How It Works

  1. Schedule by Zapier is set up on a daily schedule
  2. EC2 instances start and stop according to the set schedule

What You Need

  • Zapier account
  • Amazon EC2 account
Start or stop instances in Amazon EC2 on a daily schedule
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Schedule is a native Zapier app you can use for recurring tasks. Trigger an action every day of the month, every day of the week or every single day. You can also select the hour of the day. If you're a developer, this is similar to a crontab, cronjob or cron.

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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale cloud computing easier for developers.

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