Euca2ools is the Eucalyptus command line interface for interacting with web services.
of tools was written in Python.
Most Euca2ools commands are compatible with Amazon’s EC2, S3, IAM, Auto Scaling, Elastic
Balancing, and CloudWatch services and generally accept the same options and honor
same environment variables. This means that you can use Euca2ools with both the
Eucalyptus cloud-computing platform and Amazon EC2, S3, IAM, Auto Scaling, Elastic
Balancing, and CloudWatch. A few commands are specific to Eucalyptus and are noted
the command description.
Some operations in Euca2ools are not supported in certain Eucalyptus networking modes.
example, security groups and elastic IPs are not supported in both Static and System
networking modes. See your cloud administrator for details. For more information
networking modes, see the Eucalyptus Installation Guide