AWS EC2 Dashboard


    Introduction

  • Till date, CloudBuddy Personal is considered as a S3 manager. But, now it started supporting EC2 services offered by AWS. A dashboard for EC2 services titled “AWS EC2 Dashboard” is the first footprint of the CloudBuddy Personal in this new direction, which is offered as a plug-in for it. AWS EC2 Dashboard plug-in provides flexibility to access multiple AWS Accounts.
  • Launch AWS EC2 Dashboard

  • Access the 'AWS EC2 Dashboard' which will be present in the right extreme of tool bar.
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  • The operations performed by the Plug-in and its overview are briefed below:
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    1 This option will helps user to view the detail summary of AWS Account that pre-configured
    in CloudBuddy Personal.
    2 This option will helps user to export all the EC2 resources mapped to the selected AWS account
    in CSV format.
    3 This option will helps user to get latest EC2 resource details by refreshing the dashboard
    home page.

  • The home page AWS EC2 Dashboard plug-in will display the overall summary of all EC2 resources mapped to the selected AWS account, which got configured in the CloudBuddy Personal. Since our CloudBuddy Personal supports multiple AWS accounts, the user is offered flexibility to switch between accounts while viewing EC2 resources using AWS EC2 Dashboard.
  • AWS EC2 Dashboard plug-in also displays EC2 resources information in detail. To view the detailed information click on the resource title that present in left tab of EC2 Dashboard.

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  • On successful selection of EC2 resource in the left tab, the user will be able to view and filter the resource information in detail as shown below.
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    S.NoOperationDescription
    1 Helps user to view the detail information of AWS Account that pre-configured in
    CloudBuddy Personal.
    2 Helps user to get latest EC2 resource details.
    3 Helps to view the resource details in “Zone” specific with the selected “AWS Region”.
    4 Helps to view home page of the AWS Dashboard.
    5 Helps user to export all the EC2 instances details mapped to the selected AWS account
    in a CSV format.
    6 Helps to filter the instance data by OS (windows / Linux).

  • User is also enabled to Expand/Collapse the region tab by clicking on that.

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  • Projected Billing

  • The projected billing of the running AWS resources will be viewed by clicking on “Projected Billing” menu on the AWS EC2 Dashboard. It also provides a bill projection of EBS volumes, Snapshot and Elastic IP’s associated with the selected AWS account. By default, it provides a projected billing for 30 days. The projected billing of the main page shall be display used and unused (i.e., available) amount of the given resources. On clicking the respective amount, it will show individual amount of used and unused resources.
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  • The various options to view projected billing for a mapped account (if the user continues to use same AWS resources) are :

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    1 Helps to generate projected billing for days.
    2 Helps to generate projected billing for the current month.
    3 Helps to generate projected billing for next ‘n’ months.
    4 Helps to generate projected billing between dates.

  • On click on the used resources pricing, displayed in the projected billing, user will be provided with detailed breakdown of billing by region or Operating System or individual resources :
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  • Using the button, the user will move to the home page of projected billing.
  • Mapped Resources

  • As we all know, many resources are mapped to AWS EC2 instances. To view those resources, which are mapped to a particular instance, click on the resource id. The mapped resources will be displayed as shown below:
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  • Using the button, the user will move to the previous page of projected billing.
  • AMI Repository:

  • The AWS EC2 dashboard, also displays the AMI’s mapped to the AWS account, which can exported into CSV format.
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