Amazon EC2 Connector 2.3 - Mule 4

Anypoint Connector for Amazon EC2 (Amazon EC2 Connector) provides connectivity to the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) API, enabling you to interface with Amazon EC2 to launch as many or as few virtual servers as you need, configure security and networking, and manage storage.

Before You Begin

To use Amazon EC2 Connector, you must have the following:

  • AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user account credentials

  • Access to EC2 via the AWS cloud

  • Anypoint Studio 7.0 or later

  • A secret access key to IAM

Common Use Cases

Common use cases for the connector:

  • Create an EBS volume to attach to an instance in the same availability zone

  • Attach an EBS volume to a running or stopped Amazon EC2 instance

  • Restart an Amazon EBS-backed AMI that you’ve previously stopped

  • Stop an Amazon EC2 instance


Authentication Types

Amazon EC2 Connector connections use the following authentication types:

  • Basic
    Uses a session token provided by Amazon STS to connect to Amazon SQS

  • Role
    Uses the Amazon role ARN that uniquely identifies the role to assume to allow cross-account access

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