AWS EC2 Discord Bot

AWS EC2 Discord Bot for controlling EC2 instances

Ryan Wise

2 minute read


This is the first step I’ve taken in messing around with the AWS boto SDK for Python 3. I decided to use this SDK and Discord’s Python library to solve an issue I’ve been faced with recently. I have had a couple pals of mine playing on a Feed the Beast server on an AWS medium EC2 unit, which gets expensive when not turned off. So everytime someone wanted to play they would message me and I would turn the server on and when no one was on I would turn the server off. Now this…