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Amazon EC2Start/Stop Instance

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
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When this happens...
then do this!
Amazon EC2
New Instance

Triggers when a new instance is created.

Amazon EC2
Start/Stop Instance

Starts or stops an existing instance.

Amazon EC2
New Scheduled Event

Triggers when a new event is scheduled for one of your instances.

Schedule by Zapier
Every Week

Triggers every week, just choose what day of the week.

Schedule by Zapier
Every Day

Triggers daily, just choose at what hour of time.

Schedule by Zapier
Every Month

Triggers every month, just choose what day of the month.

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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.

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.