TvE 2100

At 2100 feet above Santa Barbara

Installing a New Version of the EC2 AMI Tools

The Amazon Web Services EC2 AMi Tools are the set of tools needed to create a new Xen image for Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud.

To install a new version, the following commands are recommended:

rpm -q ec2-ami-tools
wget http://s3.amazonaws.com/ec2-downloads/ec2-ami-tools.noarch.rpm
rpm -Uvh ec2-ami-tools.noarch.rpm
rpm -q ec2-ami-tools

That’s it!