A.1 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)

Table A-1 Amazon EC2 Adapter Properties



AWS Account Access Key ID

The active access key ID used to make secure requests to AWS.

AWS Account E-mail Address (informational)

The email address used to access the AWS account. This property is optional.

AWS Account ID

The AWS canonical user ID used exclusively for Amazon S3 resources such as buckets or files.

AWS Account Secret Access Key

The active secret access key used to make secure requests to AWS.

Alarm Columns

A comma-separated list that determines which alarm columns display and the order in which the alarm items display (source of alarm, alarm class, etc.) in the Alarms view. This property is not used by the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud adapter as there are no alarms.

EC2 Poll Interval (minutes)

The interval, in minutes, that the adapter performs an automatic full refresh of the hierarchy. Defaults to 5.


A script that executes if the adapter fails for any reason. For example, the script can print the reason for the failure as msg using log.info(msg).


A script that executes upon adapter initialization. All of the Script.* properties are optional.


A script that executes when the adapter starts, either manually or automatically when the Operations Center server starts.


A script that executes after manually stopping the adapter.

Severity Mapping

Maps the Amazon EC2 severity codes to Operations Center severity codes. List the Amazon EC2 severity code first. The default is:


Show Community (Public) AMIs

Specify whether to show all community-shared Amazon Machine Images. If True, all community-shared AMIs are shown in the adapter. Defaults to False.

Show Community (Public) Snapshots

Indicates whether to show all community-shared snapshots. If True, all community-shared snapshots are shown in the adapter. Defaults to False