This is tutorial on how to filter/search for AWS EC2 instances using AWS CLI by filtering with their tag and values.
For instructions on how to install AWS CLI in your machine, you can refer to on my previous blog posts. [Link ].
Below is a screenshot of an EC2 instance that two tags and their corresponding values.
To search for instances using their tags and the values , you can use the following syntax:
aws ec2 describe-instances --filters Name=tag:Owner,Values=TechAntidote
Here, “Owner” is the key and the Value is “TechAntidote”. Here is a screnshot of the output:
You can search for other tags as well by providing the respective Key/value pairs. [Note: The strings are case-sensitive.]
aws ec2 describe-instances --filters Name=tag:Name,Values=DevB0x
Hope this helps. Cheers! 🙂
Source/References: AWS CLI Command Reference